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According to troopers from the Lima post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the crash that happened on SR 694 near Cloverdale just before 1 p.m. The driver, 69-year-old Bonnie Luke of Mendon drove off the right side of the road, then overcorrected and drove off the left side, rolling the vehi… More >>

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An Ottawa man has changed his plea on Tuesday in Putnam County Common Pleas Court. According to a bill of information, Jesus Tapia is accused of engaging in sexual conduct with another who was not his spouse, whose age at the time of the said sexual conduct was less than thirteen years of age.  More >>

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The Putnam County Commissioners state that plans for the facility are progressing. A local architect has submitted a concept drawing for the building, which will replace the old Junior Fair Board and Merchants Building at the Putnam County Fairgrounds. Both of those buildings were built betw… More >>

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According to the Ohio Job and Family Services, Allen County has one of the highest unemployment rate in our region at 6.5%, but also had the smallest increase between May and June at 0.4%. Mercer County has the second lowest unemployment rate in the state at 3.9%. Hardin County saw the bigge… More >>

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The event was held outside the Putnam County Council on Aging and allowed members of the community to come and dispose of unwanted documents that contain private information. Organizers for the event say that it is very important to dispose of unwanted private documents by shredding them. Sh… More >>

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Senator Rob Portman helped lead the negotiations that created the nearly one trillion-dollar deal that would help improve roads, water, and broadband access over the next five years. But now the fight is on to get enough lawmakers on board to pass the proposal in both the U.S. House and Sena… More >>

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The Holy Name Ballpark was first opened in 1949 and around 2 and ½ years ago a committee was formed to update the facility. They are looking at doing nearly $2 million in upgrades, including a combination of natural grass and field turf in the playing field, and updating the rest of the ball… More >>

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The program was set up as part of the American Rescue Plan and is the largest tax credit in U.S. history. Instead of getting one lump sum when parents file their taxes, they will get monthly checks from the IRS. Parents with kids five years old and younger will get $3600 dollars a year or $3… More >>

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Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield donated a total of $25,000 to the West Ohio Food Bank on Thursday. The donation is a part of an effort by Anthem to fight against food insecurity in the state of Ohio. A check presentation was held by leaders from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and the We… More >>

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Collin’s Law: Ohio's Anti-Hazing Act, which passed unanimously in both the Ohio House and Senate, is named for Collin Wiant, an 18-year-old who died as part of a hazing ritual in a fraternity house off of Ohio University’s campus back in 2018. The bill was stalled in senate committee in Dece… More >>

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With the recent signing of a new senate bill by Governor DeWine, hospitals and EMS in Ohio will have to make changes on how they treat certain patients. Senate Bill 21 mandates that local emergency transportation services create guidelines for dealing with stroke victims on their way to the … More >>

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A 2018 U.S. Supreme Court decision gave individual states the ability to set up their own rules for sports betting. All of the states that surround Ohio have already legalized it. The Ohio Senate passed their version of the bill, which could have been included in the budget signed last week.… More >>

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One thing that was evident during the pandemic was the lack of broadband access to some rural parts of the state. Ohio will invest $250 million to make improvements for this area. The budget also invests millions into technical training to get people the skills they need to fill the thousand… More >>

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DeWine called this a budget for Ohio’s children, as it creates a new formula to fund schools and promote early childhood reading. The budget is also invested money to provide programs to keep kids out of foster care. For those kids who have been in the system for a long time, the state is al… More >>

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The American Red Cross is asking the public to consider giving blood, because they're facing a blood shortage. Those with the Red Cross say they are having a hard time getting blood products to hospitals and are in need of blood donations. More >>

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The two-year budget is $75 billion and covers a variety of topics, including tax cuts. The Senate and House didn’t initially agree on the number of cuts that they wanted to make, but eventually settled on 3 percent for the budget. Lawmakers say that that means Ohioans will be seeing several … More >>

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Thousands of supporters turned out Saturday for the event in Lorain County, President Trump talked about taking back the U.S. House and Senate, which are both in Democratic control. Senator Rob Portman was asked yesterday during an ABC interview if President Trump was still the leader of the… More >>

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The Columbus Grove Fire and Police Departments, Columbus Grove EMS, and the Kalida Fire Department received a report of smoke filling the church building located at 512 West Sycamore Street at 3:14 P.M Thursday. Upon arrival, firefighters noticed a small fire at the church altar. The fire wa… More >>

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Months of hard work from Junior Fair members paid off as they were able to sell their animals to the highest bidder during the livestock sale. Raising animals gives the exhibitors many lessons. For one Freshman and first-timer at the auction, it was important to just get back out in the community. More >>

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Those 62 years and older got in for free to enjoy the activities and entertainment planned for them. Informational booths were also set up to educate local seniors on their health and wellness. For some assisted living facilities in the area, the day was great for their residents to get out … More >>

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Although last week's one million dollar winner is from Findlay, this week's winner is Esperanza Diaz who is from Cincinnati. Taking home the fifth full-ride scholarship is Sydney Daum from Brecksville in Cuyahoga County. After five weeks of drawings, more than three million people around the… More >>

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Brendan Johnson was involved in a three-horse accident during the 11th race of the evening. According to the Ohio Harness Horsemen's Association executive director, Johnson's horse traveled slightly sideways and fell which caused the accident. One of the other drivers involved was treated an… More >>