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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. Listed on the agenda are: 9:30 a.m. general session; 10 a.m. bid opening for Hillside Country Living farm cash rent.

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Bryan Rotary Club welcomed two new members including Brooke Bany, left, a certified public accountant at Shultz Huber and Associates, and Cheryl Andres, right, owner of Coldwell Banker Classic Properties. Their membership was sponsored by Bryan Rotarian George Gardener, center. SALLY HEASTON/Staff

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Local high school students, and members of the local public, have a rare opportunity to see the Ohio Supreme Court up close and in session.

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.I am interested in running for mayor because I feel it is important to give back to your community. I have a strong desire to continue the forward progress that our village has made recently and I look forward to being an integral part of that process.

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West Unity is in need of a change. I’ve lived here my entire life, was on Williams County EMS for 21 years, was a council member for many years, was on the Brady Township Fire Department for five years, I’m president of West Unity Lions Club, go to Solid Rock Church West Unity and I teach fo…

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The local affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will sponsor a free, daylong Mental Health First Aid class for persons who work or volunteer in helping or social service capacities with adults on Thursday, Oct. 31, at St. John’s Christian Church in Archbold. The class s…

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Authorities said at about 4 p.m. Friday, a black Buick SUV traveling north on County Road 16 failed to yield at a stop sign and was struck on its passenger-side by the front end of a silver Honda Accord traveling west on U.S. 20A. The Buick rolled several times, coming to rest in a field, wh…

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The Williams County Genealogical Society spoke to Bryan Rotary Club on Friday about how and why it’s important to research family histories, as well as how attendees could join their ranks. Pictured from left are WCGS Treasurer Penny Rummel, President Pam Lash, Vice President Rita Brown and …

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In northwest Ohio, farming is a way of life. And that way of life fuels every other way of life out there, as children in Williams County schools learned this month.

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The road resurfacing and bridge rehabilitation project on Ohio 107 (West Main Street in Montpelier) between Montpelier and Ohio 15 is virtually complete. And while the final traffic design has drawn some pointed comments from residents, Mayor Steve Yagelski and village council members said M…

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The Holiday City Village Council approved raises for village employees during its monthly meeting Thursday evening.

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With the help from the reflections of an Olympic gold medalist, the community shined a bright light on the issue of cancer prevention and the wars valiantly waged by those affected by the disease Thursday.

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According to the latest statistics from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U.S. veterans are dying by suicide at an increased rate and, in light of that issue, Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown is asking the department to do more.

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A sewer system for Kunkle is getting closer to becoming a reality, as grant funding and low-interest loan sources have been secured to cover the majority of the $4.5 million cost. However, Williams County Commissioners have stated their intent to secure as much government funding — particula…

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Hundreds of winged creatures will take up residence at Oxbow Lake Wildlife Area, off Ohio 15 between Defiance and Ney, in the coming weeks, in the local iteration of a statewide effort to bolster hunting potential.

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• Neither the Williams County nor Defiance County commissioners will meet today as regularly scheduled; they instead will attend the County Commissioners Association of Ohio membership meeting in Columbus.

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The Williams County Mayors Association chose to donate around $1,600 to the Cops and Kids and D.A.R.E. programs this year.

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Perrysburg has become the eighth and final customer to join the Uniform Water Purchase and Supply Agreement with the City of Toledo. The council vote was 5-2 Tuesday night in a decision city officials reportedly called “historic.”

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In a variation of the famous scene in “Network,” the satirical 1976 movie, Jim Funderburg said he was mad as heck at the radio and television commercials he was seeing and hearing. And though he’s on a tight deadline, he’s decided to do something about it.

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• The Williams Soil and Water Conservation District will meet in regular session at 9 a.m. today in the Williams County SWCD Meeting Room at 1120 W. High St., Bryan.

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After meeting in executive session on Tuesday, the Bryan Board of Public Affairs voted to make this Veterans Day, Nov. 11, a paid holiday for all Bryan Municipal Utilities collective bargaining unit employees.

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Central Local Schools is asking its voters to aid it in maintaining its existing school facilities, some of the oldest in the region, via a 10-year, 0.5 percent tax on income proposed for the November ballot.

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• The Williams County Board of Elections will meet at 4 p.m. today in the board office at 1425 E. High St., Bryan.

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Allegations the Rev. Nelson Beaver sexually abused minors about 25 years ago were deemed “substantiated” after a review by the Diocesan Review Board, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Toledo announced Saturday.

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MONTPELIER — Montpelier Village Council on Monday approved the first phase of a new single-family residential housing development and also took the first step in preparing to demolish the dilapidated buildings along the south side of the 400 block of West Main Street.

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PIONEER — John Oxender was given a standing ovation on Monday evening in thanks for his service to the community.

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I entered the race solely to listen, learn and advocate for Bryan’s citizenry. This job is non-partisan because there is no place for policy agendas. The duties are to be an effective listener, understanding and advocating absent strong opinions over-shadowing constituents’ needs or desires.…

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Having lived and worked in the Bryan area my entire life, I know the people, the culture and the businesses that have made Bryan one of the best small towns in America. Having served on the Board of Public Affairs for the past four years, I have learned what our residents and our businesses …

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My most important qualification for City Council is that I simply want to do what is best for my hometown. I have a vision for what Bryan can become, and the passion to accomplish that vision. I will work with whomever I need to in order to do what is going to propel Bryan into a successful …

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I thought I wanted to be a teacher or a cruise director, but I took an accounting class in high school and I was hooked! I knew what I wanted to do for my career. I graduated from Northwest Technical College and immediately got a position as an inventory clerk for a glass manufacturer. I wor…

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I have learned a lot by serving on Bryan City Council and I would like to continue serving the residents of Bryan and of the 4th ward.

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I am running for the At Large council seat. I am a lifelong resident of Bryan and am raising my family in this great city. I Co-Own Fluid Handling Dynamics, LTD. inside city limits, am a current board member on the Bryan Area Chamber of Commerce and current at-large member for the Williams C…

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With a utility background, I feel I am uniquely qualified to represent the citizens of Bryan at BMU. Having spent 30 years as a lineworker at BMU, and nearly six years as board member, I feel qualified to serve. With a common sense and logical approach, I will always support spending to main…

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I have volunteered for the Bryan City School Band program and have great interest in students achieving their goals and being successful. Over the years I have seen first hand how Administrative decisions have impacted students, staff and faculty. I also would like to be in a position to hel…

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I have served more than 10 years on Pioneer Village Council. I have served on council’s zoning committee and various other committees. We have a lot of work to do yet on saving our water. I plan on taking part in that project. I would like to see more construction and demolition done in town…

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I have served on Village of Pioneer Council for 19 years and served as council president for 13 years. In those years, council and the mayor, working as a team, have made many improvements to the Village of Pioneer. If elected, I will continue to work as a team player, with council and the m…