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Injury Accident In DKC

In DeKalb County…one woman is hospitalized and another injured in a crash on U.S. 6, at the intersection with County Road 53. Officers arrive to find one vehicle in the ditch and another in the roadway. Jeffrey Spillers, 24, of Auburn tells officers he was traveling west on 6…behind another …

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Crystal S. Colon, 51

Crystal S. Colon, age 51, of Edgerton, Ohio passed away September 30, 2021, at her home. Crystal was an Area Financial Manager for AGG-Tower Automotive. Crystal was born on December 10, 1969, in Springfield, Ohio to Myron Feather and Sandra Madewell. She graduated from Marietta College with a bachelor’s degree …

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The Latest In The Row

The Bryan City Council takes no action on the fate of Bryan Police Chief, Chris Chapa…after an executive session in council chambers. As of now, he remains on administrative leave. As we reported…an investigation centers on his role in a rift with former assistant chief, Gary Mohre that became public …

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Threat Clears Store

A bomb threat forces an evacuation of the Swanton Kroger store on Thursday. Officers were dispatched…when they get there, a worker there tells them they got a call from a man…who told them to bring money from the til…outside. The employee on the phone refuses. That’s when the suspect tells …

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Injury Accident In DKC

A Michigan woman is hurt after she rear-ends a semi on Interstate 69, Thursday morning…all this, at the 340 mile marker, just south of the S.R. 4 interchange in DeKalb County. Officials tell reporters, 61-year-old Beatriz Halbert of Lansing had just merged onto the 69…when she ran into the southbound …

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James “Jim” R. Etchie, 80

James “Jim” R. Etchie,  age 80, of Wauseon, Ohio passed away peacefully at his home after a brief illness on Friday, September 24, 2021.  Jim was born on August 17, 1941 in Defiance, Ohio to the late Perry L. and Margaret V. (Burger) Etchie.  He was a 1959 graduate of …

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GOP Pushes Anti Protocol Bill

A House Republican bill, limiting Ohio employers’ ability to require that workers receive the coronavirus vaccine as a condition of employment…will face a slower legislative route than predicted just a day earlier. Public and private sector employees could seek exemptions from employer-mandated coronavirus vaccines in three general areas, including an …

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New Digs For Spangler

Spangler Candy announces the company has bought a downtown Bryan building on South Main Street…in a move that will allow it to move its store and museum, from campus grounds…and add new spaces for family interaction. Antiques on the Square and The Rental Market are the current occupants in the …

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Driver Hurt In DKC

An Ohio man is in the hospital, after he crashes into a road closed sign, Tuesday, on S.R. 8 in DeKalb County. Officials say the driver is Shawn Breen of Hicksville. They add…Breen told them he did not see the sign before the accident. He is taken to an area …

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Trying To Get Around The Rain

Rains last week made harvesting difficult, but farmers across the state and the county are starting to get back out into the fields to make up for lost time. Agriculture officials say topsoil and subsoil moisture levels increased last week…with above average rains in nearly all areas of the state…resulting …

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