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Mae Kaufman, 97

Mae Kaufman, age 97, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away peacefully at her home, surrounded by family, on Tuesday, December 21, 2021. Mae was the co-owner of Kaufman’s Restaurant in Bryan for over 30 years and had been in the restaurant and bar business for over 40 years. She was a …

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Lucille V. Norden, 76

Lucille V. Norden, age 76, of Stryker, passed away Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home in Archbold. Lucille was born in Wauseon, Ohio on October 17, 1945, the daughter of Elgar “Whitey” and Kathleen (Grime) Baer. On February 26, 1965 she married Dale F. Norden and he …

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Vern W. Lowe, 88

Vern W. Lowe, age 88, of rural Wauseon, passed away in his home on Tuesday, December 21, 2021. Prior to his retirement he had been a farmer and a self-employed semi driver. Vern was born in Morenci, Michigan on January 4, 1933, the son of Truman and Eliza (Sands) Lowe. …

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Marie L. Douglas, 72

Marie L. Douglas, age 72, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away on Monday, December 20, 2021, at Parkview Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. Marie retired from the City of Austin in the records section of the Electric and Water Department after 18 years of service. She enjoyed working in …

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Loretta A. Andres, 82

Loretta A. Andres, 82 years of Bryan, passed away Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at SKLD-Bryan Center, where she was a resident.  Loretta was born July 8, 1939, near Montpelier, Ohio, the daughter of Cyril and Edrie (Shepherd) Steffes and raised by Basil N. and Frances A. (Stoy) Steffes.  She was …

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Baker Case Update

A Paulding County grand jury returns indictments against someone who cultivated a large amount of marijuana at his home. Newlyn Baker, 43, of Haviland, is charged with illegal cultivation and possession of marijuana, both felonies. Following citizen tips, an investigation involving the Multi-area Narcotics Unit and a law enforcement helicopter …

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Budget Time

Henry County commissioners approved two county government budgets for 2022 during their meeting, this week. The general fund budget totals $10.4 million dollars, or 5.7% more than what was approved for 2021. And the county’s other budget…supporting such things as HOPE Services, the health department and the highway department, which …

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New Chiefs In Bryan

The Bryan City Council approves hiring Greg Ruskey and Doug Pool to lead the police and fire departments, respectively, on Monday during council’s final regular meeting of 2021. Ruskey was sworn in as Bryan police captain in January 2021. Prior to that he had served with the Williams County Sheriff’s …

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Death Investigation Underway

Authorities in LaGrange County have requested detectives from the Indiana State Police Fort Wayne Post to take the reins in conducting a death investigation at a LaGrange County residence. Officials tell reporters two people in their 30’s were found dead inside of North County Road 675 West home in Shipshewana. …

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Wreck Near VW

A Wisconsin truck driver loses control of his semi and crashes on U.S. 30 in Van Wert County. The accident closes down the roadway for about eight hours. Officials say…the semi driver drifted off the left side of the road, into the median. He then re-entered the highway, hitting a …

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