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The Final Numbers

Officials confirm…16 people were killed on Ohio’s roadways this Thanksgiving holiday. During the five-day reporting period, from Wednesday, November 23 at midnight through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 27, 16 died in 15 fatal crashes. In 2021, there were 14 fatal crashes in which 17 people were killed. Of the …

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Robert W. West, 74

Robert W. West, age 74, of Edgerton and formerly of Bryan, passed away Thursday, November 24, 2022 at Park View Nursing Center in Edgerton. Bob was a truck driver for several trucking companies over the years where he received various safe driving awards. He was a proud US Army veteran …

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Richard “Dick” Warren Turnbull Jr., 79

Richard “Dick” Warren Turnbull Jr. (79) of Wauseon , Ohio peacefully went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 23rd. The last 2 weeks of his life were spent at CHP inpatient Hospice Center in Defiance surrounded by his family, friends and loving wife of 53 years. Dick was born September, 16, …

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Martha J. Smith, 82

Martha J. Smith, 82, of Hicksville, Ohio, passed away Thursday, November 24, 2022, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice Center, Defiance.  Martha was born February 15, 1940, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, daughter of the late Ray W. and Ann (Hulderman) Tracy.  She was a 1958 graduate of Antwerp High School.  …

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The Algae Battle Continues

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded nearly $1.5 million dollars in federal funding to projects focused on combatting harmful algal blooms in the Great Lakes. Congresswoman, Marcy Kaptur…the chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, made the announcement. The funding will support a variety …

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Trine Gets Financial Help

The Steel Dynamics Foundation has pledged money towards Trine University’s new Fort Wayne facility. The new building, announced in June, will house programs in Trine’s College of Health Professions. University President, Earl Brooks praised the foundation on their help in the school’s mission…to help deserving students attain their career goals …

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Gillespie Case Update

A federal court jury has awarded $45 million dollars to an Ohio man who spent two decades in prison on rape and kidnapping convictions that were later overturned. The Montgomery County jury verdict came in the civil lawsuit filed by Roger “Dean” Gillispie and followed a judge’s declaration last year …

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A Housing Question

Intel’s announcement earlier this year of a $20 billion manufacturing operation bringing thousands of jobs to rural Ohio was greeted as an economic boon. But behind that enthusiasm lurked a pressing question. Intel says its initial two computer chip factories will employ 3,000 people when the operation is up and …

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Janell M. Davis, 53

Janell M. Davis, age 53, of Pioneer, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, November 20, 2022, as a result of injuries suffered in a car accident. Janell worked at various factories over the years. She loved the water and enjoyed any time she could spend at the lake or ocean. She …

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Timothy S. OConers, 68

Timothy S. OConers, age 68, of Wauseon, passed away on Monday, November 14, 2022. He was born on August 9, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois to Richard and Shirley (Moses) OConers. He was a proud US Army Veteran, having served his county as an Army Ranger. Tim retired from I.A.C. after …

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