The Edgerton Fire Department responded to a fire Sunday that serves a teachable moment for people with barbecue season right around the corner.
March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and Williams County has a higher colorectal incidence and mortality rate than the United States and Ohio average.
The Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission has announced capital improvement projects in 13 counties in northern Ohio, including in Williams County.
Beta Zeta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met recently at Fairview Elementary School.
The Black Swamp Art Guild had special guest speakers at their February meeting.
DEAR HARRIETTE: I have been struggling with nicotine addiction for a long time. I recently moved back in with my family and thought that now would be an excellent opportunity to quit, as I know they would not approve of my habit anyway. However, I am really struggling with my withdrawal symp…
Dear Doctors: How long does COVID-19 last? I got sick with it, and it was like a bad flu, but I didn't need to see a doctor. It's been more than a month since I tested negative, but I still don't feel well. I tire easily, and I just don't feel right. Do you think this is long COVID? Should I…
DEAR ABBY: I’ve been married for a little more than 12 years. My wife and I have one child. Unfortunately, like a lot of relationships, we’ve been stuck in a rough patch for a while now. I learned that she was having an affair a few years ago, which rocked me to the core. I recognized there …
DEAR HARRIETTE: I just hosted a big party for my son for his birthday. He received lovely gifts, and the next day I suggested that we sit down and write his thank-you notes so that we would get that finished right away. He looked at me like I was crazy and said he told his friends thank you …
MONTPELIER— Saturday may have seen plenty of rain and cooler temperatures, but that didn’t stop people from coming out to the Maple Syrup Festival.
Responding to train derailments, especially those with hazardous materials, can be expensive in equipment and training, but a bill proposed by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), could help local departments.
Williams County Department of Aging, 1425 E. High St., Bryan, Donna Sprow, Executive Director, Phone 419-633-4317
While many of us always ask for nonsmoking hotel rooms away from the elevators, have you thought about asking for a room far away from the hotel pool? Hotel rooms right above indoor and outdoor pools may sound convenient, but in reality these are the unhealthiest rooms in a hotel. On hot day…
DEAR HARRIETTE: I am a father trying to repair my relationships with my grown children. While the kids were growing up, I was never as present as I wanted to be in their lives, and I regret that. I want to repair the rift, but I don’t know how. I’m finding it difficult to build a strong rela…
DEAR ABBY: My daughter, “Maddie,” 34, just left what I thought was a great marriage. After only five years, she cheated on her husband, “Glenn.” Their 6-year-old son is crushed. I know there are two sides to every story, but our entire family loves Glenn. He’s a hard worker, but quiet and ki…
EDGERTON— The village’s new water tower repairs and designs could be seen soon.
A couple of local foundations are banding together with Montpelier council to explore increasing outdoor recreational activities for Williams County residents.
The Williams County commissioners are looking at two projects to resolve flooding issues for residents in the county.
The Williams County commissioners are considering a request to help clients of a Bryan homeless shelter, but want to make sure new problems aren’t created.
Never Let Go Ministries wants to spread a message of hope next week at its annual Luncheon of Hope.
Farmers & Merchants State Bank, Archbold vs. James M. Dull, Dba: M D Plastic, Stanwood, Michigan. Plaintiff. $2,911.02.
The phrase “don’t let the bedbugs bite” is reality for many people. One way to help curtail the risk of bedbugs at home is to add mattress cleaning to your monthly checklist of household tasks. To clean your bed, simply strip it to the bare mattress and generously sprinkle baking powder and …
DEAR ABBY: I have been in a relationship for five years. It started out wonderful, but now I’m having second thoughts. He keeps putting my kids down and telling me I’m a bad mother. It’s so bad he has even put a knife to my throat. And, yes, he hits me.
The Williams County Board of Health passed a resolution that backs a push for a rate increase for Medicaid dental providers in the biennium state budget.
Supply chain issues have Bryan electrical staff working on other possible options for a power transformer needed for an upgrade project.
All hands were on deck at the Bryan Water Treatment Plant Tuesday night into Wednesday morning as city employees worked to fix one valve and remove another that prevented water from filling the system’s towers.
Multiple Four County Career Center administrative staff members had multi-year contracts approved during a FCCC board meeting on March 16.
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack assured a Senate committee he would work to expand testing in the wake of a toxic train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio.
Ginger root is fast becoming a kitchen staple for its healthy digestive properties, and it’s a delicious addition in all types of cooking. If you find yourself with a leftover chunk of ginger root, don’t toss it in the trash; instead, grow a ginger plant from it. Fill a small pot with organi…
DEAR ABBY: My ex-husband and I separated two months after our wedding. Our divorce was final five months ago. After I left him, I started talking to a younger guy I had a lot in common with. However, he has a gambling problem and ended up stealing money from my cash app.
The Board of Directors for Williams County Community Concert Association Live On Stage has announced the performing artists for the 2023-2024 concert series.
DEAR HARRIETTE: My son is in college, and the trips to visit him or bring him home for breaks and holidays are expensive. Recently, my husband asked me how much his spring break flight cost. When I told him, he hit the ceiling. This is not news. We talked about what college would cost before…
The village of Edon is looking to replace its backup generator at the water plant, but will need to wait more than a year to make it happen.
The Bryan Water Department is set to begin its annual water main flushing program this week. Bryan Municipal Utilities said it should take about two to three weeks to complete.
The name is changing for a long-time local business, but its customers shouldn’t notice much of a change from the service they expect.
Bryan Municipal Utilities asked all customers to stop using water early Tuesday evening.
The Bryan Board of Public Affairs took several employment actions Tuesday, and also honored a long-time employee who is retiring.
STRYKER – Multiple area police chiefs came to Stryker’s village council meeting Monday to recognize the career of Steve Schlosser as he prepares to retire from his position as police chief.
DEAR HARRIETTE: I work freelance and, therefore, never know when it will be feast or famine. As a result, I always say a resounding yes when I am asked to do a job. I had a good year last year, but things are kind of dicey this year, so I have been saying yes like crazy.
DEAR ABBY: I’m a medical student. I don’t have kids or a family of my own yet, but I’d like it to happen one day. When I have kids of my own, I intend to push them to be the very best in whatever they want to do. I will ingrain in them “tough love” and demand excellence from them.
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