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Saying "thank you" doesn't always cut it, so the Defiance Police Officers Association bought pizza for a 10-year-old boy and his classmates this week. 

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Montpelier Mayor Steve Yagelski requested citizens be courteous when speaking with village staff.

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Ashtyn Wiyrick is set to become the first woman to earn the rank of Eagle Scout through Scouts BSA (formerly the Boy Scouts of America) in northwest Ohio.

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Ohio’s funeral directors say they are among those at the front lines of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and are urging Gov. Mike DeWine to give them “immediate access” to the COVID-19 vaccine.

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With two years left in office, Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) said he will be able to focus completely on the issues as he won’t be running for re-election.

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Prop money is making the rounds again and another local business has been taken.

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This week, the week of Jan. 25, vaccinations are anticipated to begin for those ages 75 and up. Vaccinations will also be available to those with severe congenital, developmental or early-onset medical disorders, and who have a developmental or intellectual disability.

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CINCINNATI (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, of Ohio, said Monday that he won’t seek reelection due in part to how it’s gotten “harder to break through the partisan gridlock and make progress,” and plans to end a career in federal government spanning more than three decades.

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A woman accused of stealing thousands from the now-closed school for children with autism that she ran in Bryan has withdrawn her request for intervention and is now scheduled to stand trial in June.

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The design plans for the first stage of the Iron Horse River Trail are complete and have been reviewed by the Ohio Department of Transportation.

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The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory in Williams County for snow and maybe freezing rain Monday night and this morning.

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• The Williams County Commissioners will meet in regular session from 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1-4:30 p.m., or until adjournment, today at the fourth floor of the courthouse. A link to join the meeting remotely will be posted on the Williams County website and Facebook page this morning. Listed on…

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The Fountain City Festival is accepting applications for the production team for its summer 2021 event, including vocal music director, stage manager, choreographer, costume coordinator, properties coordinator and others.

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A Stryker man was injured in a crash Saturday morning at the eastern edge of the City of Bryan. According to the Defiance Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, at about 10:35 a.m., the OSHP was notified of a single-vehicle crash on Ohio 2 at the intersection of County Road 15.75, just east …

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Ohio State Senate President Matt Huffman (R-Lima) this week appointed Rob McColley (R-Napoleon) as vice chair of both the Government Oversight and Reform and Judiciary committees for the 134th General Assembly.

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U.S. Rep. Bob Latta of Bowling Green will return to his role as the top Republican on a technology-focused subcommittee in the new Congress.

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Williams County reported another death from COVID-19 on Friday. County Health Commissioner Jim Watkins said the victim was a 72-year-old male. The county health department has not been releasing any other information on victims, such as hometown.

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More than half the children in Williams County are growing up with books from the Dolly Parton Imagination Library but United Way volunteer Carol Moore wants to get all of them involved — especially now.

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Post-holiday winter blues combined with never-ending pandemic blahs are enough to get anybody down, but Bryan community leaders hope to keep them at bay with a fun project for all ages.

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Williams County Commissioners this past week opened four bids for a waterline project in Edon, in the area of Railroad and South Main streets. The project is about 1,575 linear feet to include underground 8- and 12-inch water lines, hydrants, valves, concrete, pavement repair and miscellaneo…

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Bryan police and firefighters responded to a roll-over accident at 11 a.m.  Thursday on Vine Street just south of West Bryan Street. The driver "lost control" according to reports from the scene. She was transported by Williams County EMS to Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers-Bryan. 

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The number of COVID-19 cases remains high in Williams County. In the recent seven-day period from Jan. 12-19, there were 112 new cases, 12 hospitalizations and nine deaths.

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The pretrial hearing for a Toledo man accused of stabbing a Montpelier woman to death in February 2020 has been pushed back for the sixth time.

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• The Williams County Mayors Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. today via video conference. To join the meeting, log onto https://zoom.us/j/92747136205 and use meeting ID 927 4713 6205; or call 1-312-626-6799.

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The city of Bryan said goodbye to a trio of well-liked leaders during the respective Board of Public Affairs and city council meetings on Tuesday.

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EDGERTON — Everyone will remember 2020 for its COVID protocols with masks, social distancing and constant sanitizing but Mayor Robert Day also celebrated significant accomplishments during his State of the Village address at Monday’s council meeting.

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In 2019, the National Weather Service confirmed 21 tornadoes struck Ohio during the late night/early morning of May 27-28. The tornadoes killed two people and caused an estimated $1 billion in damages, proving to be the most destructive natural disaster in Ohio history.

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• The Bryan Board of Public Affairs will meet in regular session at 5 p.m. today via video conference. The meeting will be livestreamed at cityofbryan.net/live and youtube.com/user/BMUTVvideo. To participate in the public comment portion, call 419-633-6109.

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North Central Schools will try this spring to persuade district voters that a 3.87-mill emergency levy is the best and most necessary method of funding the district for the next five years.

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Williams County Commissioners approved engineering agreements for the Kunkle and Alvordton sanitary sewer projects while in regular session Thursday.

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol will have a “significant presence” in Columbus next week, including several local troopers from the Defiance Post.