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Ohio’s Republican leaders want to call a time out in the battle over state legislative maps…at least until after this fall’s general elections…and asked the state’s high court to pause the legal back-and-forth with voting rights and Democratic groups. By a bipartisan 4-3 majority, the Ohio Supreme Court has so …

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Brian L. Gunn, 58

Brian L. Gunn, 58, of Montpelier passed away Saturday, May 7, 2022 at his home.  He was born in Montpelier, Ohio on June 14, 1964 to Leland Dean and Darlene Yvonne (Tressler) Gunn.  Brian graduated from North Central High School in 1982. In high school he was active in theater …

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Lawsuit Filed

A man is suing the company that provides health care services at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, saying he’s dying from cancer after receiving negligent health care. The complaint, filed last month in Williams County Common Pleas Court, claims Damien Thomas was held at CCNO in late 2019, when …

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Natural.

The Nature Conservancy is celebrating the completion of a project that restored 280 acres of marginal farmland to native wet prairie habitat, northeast of Swanton. Officials say…to date, it is the largest effort in the region to return this type of rare wetland habitat to the landscape. The restoration site, …

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Project Time In DC

Bids will be opened this week on a project in Defiance County…one of several improvements on Power Dam Road. A new culvert was installed, recently, in preparation for a widening project, between the Paulding County line and Campbell Road, near the Power Dam. The road will go from 19 feet …

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Wanda (Young) Harrison, 93

Wanda (Young) Harrison, age 93, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away early on Sunday, May 8, 2022 at Fountain Park in Bryan following an extended illness. Wanda was a longtime member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Bryan. During the 1950s to the 1970s, Wanda was busy raising her five children …

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Janice J. Riehle, 79

Janice J. Riehle, age 79, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 11:24 A.M. on Friday, May 6, 2022, at Dream Haven Assisted Living in Edgerton, where she was a resident. Mrs. Riehle was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother, who enjoyed her time with family and friends. She was a …

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Lois N. Howe, 96

Lois N. Howe, 96, of Angola, Indiana, passed away Saturday, May 7, 2022, at Northern Lakes Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Angola. Lois was born February 16, 1926, in Farmer, Ohio, the daughter of the late Dale and Ella (Scranton) Osmun. She married Paul H. Howe on June 3, 1967, in …

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Jack O. Daft, 91

Jack O. Daft, 91, of Montpelier passed away Thursday, May 5, 2022 at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice.  He was born in Stryker, Ohio on September 30, 1930 to Ivo V. and Hellen (Smith) Daft.  Jack graduated from West Unity High School in 1948.  On June 7, 1951 he married Barbara …

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Gary Lee Gallagher, 79

Gary Lee Gallagher, age 79, of rural Montpelier, Ohio, died at 8:40 A.M. on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at Hillside Country Living near Bryan, Ohio, after an extended illness. Mr. Gallagher was a 1961 graduate of Liberty Center High School in Liberty Center, Ohio, and had been employed as a …

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