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A Buy…By NWOP

Bryan-based, NW Ohio Propane buys the assets of Northwest Propane in Delta. The acquisition includes Northwest Propane’s tank plant near West Unity. The goal?…to expand and improve service for existing northwest Ohio, northeast Indiana and southern Michigan NWOP customers. More than 1,000 customer accounts are being absorbed by NWOP.

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Jeremy K. Stickan, 48

Jeremy K. Stickan, age 48, of Edon, Ohio, passed away at 8:45 P.M. on Saturday, November 7, 2020, shortly after admittance to Community Hospitals and Wellness Center in Bryan, Ohio. Jeremy was a 1990 graduate of Edgerton High School and was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in …

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William “Bill” Beatty Sr., 78

William “Bill” Beatty Sr., 78 years, of Auburn, Indiana, passed away Sunday, November 8, 2020 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Bill was born November 16, 1941 in Lansing, Michigan, the son of the late Dudley Beatty and Francis (Beak) Bailey. He was a 1959 graduate of …

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Carlton Lionel Dietsch, 87

Carlton Lionel Dietsch, born on November 18, 1932, in rural Edgerton, Ohio, left this earthly world at almost 88 years of age to be with our Lord, Jesus Christ, in Heaven on November 6, 2020. He is survived by his wife, Christine, and their two daughters, Coleen Dietsch and Cairon …

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Arlo “Tobe” Short, 81

Arlo “Tobe” Short of Stryker, Ohio, passed away on Saturday November 7, 2020 at the age of 81 years old. He died at Ft Wayne Lutheran Hospital following a short illness. Arlo was the youngest child of Leland and Ruth (Beck) Short born on August 14, 1939. He was born …

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Brigitte Dunning, 70

Brigitte Dunning, 70 years, of Wauseon, Ohio passed away Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at Defiance Inpatient Hospice, Defiance Ohio. She was born September 14, 1950 in Gunzenkeim, Germany, the daughter of the late Hans Stribik and Margarete Karl. She graduated from high school in Möttlingen, Germany. Brigitte worked for Gendron …

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Not Here

Ohio voters approved 83 of 123 public school district tax issues during the Nov. 3 general election, according to unofficial election night results. Williams County was not one of them…as North Central Local Schools’ attempt to pass a 3.9-mill, five-year property tax levy, last Tuesday, failed by a vote of …

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Sewer Project Gets Started

Williams County Commissioners give their preliminary approval for a pair of bids for the Kunkle sewer project. The panel submitted resolutions for Underground Utilities Inc., of Monroeville, for $2.1 million dollars, to build a collection system and pump station. Vernon Nagel Inc., of Napoleon, was chosen to build wastewater lagoons …

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Two Hurt In LC Crash

Two drivers are flown to a Fort Wayne hospital after a crash in LaGrange County on S.R. 120 near C.R. 185, west of Howe. Officials tell reporters a pickup, driven by Hunter Sullivan, of Cottondale, Alabama, was eastbound on 120 when it crossed the center line and sideswiped a westbound …

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Big Numbers For POTUS In WC

Media outlets called the U.S. presidential election on Saturday in favor of former Vice President Joe Biden, much to the chagrin of many voters in Williams County. In fact, President, Trump received a higher percent of votes in Williams County in 2020, at 72% than he did during his first …

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