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Water Tower Fixes On The Way

Five bids come in to Edgerton for painting the water tower…with the village selecting the contractor that came in below engineering estimates…that’s D&M Painting, out of Washington, Pennsylvania, The village’s water tower has two different rehabilitation projects needed to meet current regulations…like installing a handrail on the roof…along with railing …

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Improving Numbers On The Roadway

The Ohio State Highway Patrol reports nine deaths on Ohio’s roadways over Memorial Day weekend…that comes to fewer fatalities than last year, when there were 20. When compared to the previous three-year average, the number of fatalities dropped by 49% this year. In Williams County, there were 261 traffic stops, …

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Bona Vesta Job Is SetBona Vesta Job Is Set

Expect to see work begin soon on phase 1 of the Bona Vesta storm sewer improvement project. Williams County Commissioners signed a contract for the job…which is expected to improve flood control and drainage in and around the residential subdivision north of the 127-County Road 15.D intersection. Bryan Excavating submitted …

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Fire Levy Fails In FC

A recount by the Fulton County Board of Elections confirms the new Fulton Township fire levy failed during the May election. The proposed five-year, 1-mill levy was trailing 74-72 on election night…and after the official count it was tied at 74 votes for and 74 against. Following the recount, it …

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Edmund R. Relyea, 75

Edmund R. Relyea, 75, of Ney, Ohio passed away Sunday, May 30, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance.  He was born July 13, 1945, in Ney, Ohio, the son of Isaac and Agusta (Lambert) Relyea.  Edmund graduated from Fairview High School, and worked as a production worker …

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Ronald L. Bonner, 83

Ronald L. Bonner, age 83, of Montpelier, Ohio, passed away at 5:43 A.M. on Sunday, May 30, 2021, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center near Defiance. Mr. Bonner was a fork truck driver with General Motors in Defiance. He retired in 1998 with 30 years of service. Ron was …

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Evelwyn I. Kline, 91

Evelwyn I. Kline, 91, of St. Charles, Missouri and formerly of Hicksville, Ohio passed away Saturday, May 29, 2021, in her residence with her family by her side. Evelwyn was born March 5, 1930, in Mark Township, Ohio, the daughter of the late Donald and Mabel (Hultgren) Kline. She was …

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Scott Faces Charges

A driver is arrested after leading police on a pursuit…northbound on I-69, in DeKalb County. Officials say the driver was suspected of having an expired driver’s license. When the deputy tried to pull the vehicle over near mile marker 329 in Auburn, the driver did not stop. Indiana State Police …

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A Slight Uptick

The number of people in Ohio, age 16 and older, who received their initial COVID-19 vaccine…jumped 33% in the week after the state announced its million-dollar incentive lottery, though an analysis shows vaccination rates lag well behind what they were in March and most of April. In the week after …

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Real Estate Torrid In OH

Activity across the Ohio housing marketplace saw a big gain in April, as sales increased 18% compared to a year ago, that’s according to Ohio REALTORS. Home unit sales in April 2021 reached 12,986. The average sales price across Ohio in March was $236,800, a 17% increase from 2020.

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