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Planning a trip or traveling, in general, has looked a lot different since the pandemic hit. One effect of the pandemic is that more people are opting to insure their trips. Some insurance providers have even started offering plans that cover losses because of covid-19 or other epidemic dise… More >>

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Latta was vaccinated against the virus and is not showing any symptoms. He announced that he contracted the virus after he was exposed to someone who also tested positive. He said that he will quarantine and follow CDC guidelines.  Latta's tweet about him being positive came shortly after Co… More >>

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According to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Allen County fell from 6.3% in July to 5.3% in August. Mercer County has the second lowest unemployment rate in the state at 3.4%, just behind Holmes County. Hardin County fell 1.3% between July and August, which is the biggest dro… More >>

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The Ohio Redistricting Commission voted along party lines to approve the new district maps. But since it was not a unanimous vote, the commission will have to look at redrawing the maps again in four years, versus 10 years if the whole commission approved the maps. Some groups say the maps w… More >>

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JD Vance appeared across West Central Ohio including Lima on Thursday. The Republican candidate for the U.S Senate seat discussed a variety of topics that included voting, jobs, and more. Ohio Senator Rob Portman announced plans to step down from his seat in 2022 when his current term ends. … More >>

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A water line break at the intersection of Lincoln and South Main Street earlier Tuesday afternoon, causing water in the city to be shut down for the rest of the afternoon and evening. Delphos had to shut down the towers due to the severity of the leak. More >>

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The Van Wert County Council on Aging will be putting on a fair to help out local seniors. Next week, the Council on Aging will be hosting a job and health fair at their building, featuring health information and services from Van Wert Health. More >>

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Freshmen and sophomores were invited to learn about welding, construction, carpentry, HVAC, and electrical careers as part of the event. Alexander & Bebout, All Temp Refrigeration, Ayers Mechanical, and the Van Wert Area Economic Development Corporation came together to offer the student… More >>

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City officials say they have experienced a major water line break with the water towers currently down, affecting the entire town. Officials say once the leak is fixed, there will need to be at least a 48-hour boil water advisory. Residents are urged to follow the City of Delphos Facebook pa… More >>

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High-profile disasters, like Hurricane Ida, are always big for scammers to try and play on the heartstrings of individuals who want to help victims. Other scammers are posing as people and service personnel stuck in Afghanistan, saying that they need money to get them out of the country. The… More >>

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The blood shortage that started before the pandemic continues and the Red Cross is looking for a few volunteers to lend an arm to save a life. In recent weeks, the organization has seen blood donor turnout drop ten percent while hospital demand continues to be larger than the donations comin… More >>

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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is a virus that affects the lungs. Young children suffer from the virus, with babies born prematurely or with heart or lung conditions at the highest risk. Common symptoms of RSV include trouble breathing, coughing, and irritability. If your child is showing… More >>

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Every 10 years after the U.S. Census is complete, Ohio's 99 House districts and 33 Senate districts must be redrawn to reflect the results of the most recent data. The commission could draw the congressional maps too if state lawmakers cannot reach an agreement on the map design. The first o… More >>

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A bill introduced by Ohio Republican Senator Andrew Brenner would prohibit state boards of education, the Ministry of Education, or school districts from requiring students, teachers, or other employees to wear face covers in public education. This includes face-to-face instruction or extrac… More >>

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Two Van Wert men were arrested after getting caught with a large amount of marijuana.  42-year-old James Campbell and 62-year-old Jim Williams were arrested after a short-term investigation by the Van Wert County Sheriff's Office.  Both men have been charged with trafficking in drugs, a felo… More >>

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In Van Wert County, US 30 has a few new features on its roadway. They’ve painted arrows in all four lanes at each intersection between Boroff Road and State Line Road. This is part of a collaborative effort between ODOT and the Ohio State Highway Patrol as a way to cut down on wrong way accidents.  More >>

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AAA has tips for people that are planning on traveling at the end of summer. AAA says that booking numbers are up 11% from two years ago, and even more people are planning trips for 2022 and beyond. More >>

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The bill includes more than $550 billion in new spending on roads, bridges, rail, ports, airports, and broadband over the next 5 years. Supporters from both sides of the aisle said that after years of talk, it's time to start building. The bill now goes to the House, where Speaker Pelosi has… More >>

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In 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that individual states can set up their own rules for sports betting, and since then all the states surrounding Ohio have done so. The Ohio Senate passed their version of the bill that would have been included in the state budget, but the Ohio House want… More >>

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Saturday, August 14th at Delphos’s Stadium Park, they will be holding their first-ever Baby Safety Event from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. New and expecting parents can learn what resources there are available in Allen and Van Wert Counties for their new bundle of joy. Plus, there will be talks about d… More >>

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In his first coronavirus briefing in six weeks, DeWine laid out what Ohio looks like with the emergence of the Delta variant. The most recent data on coronavirus testing says that 86% of all samples were the delta variant. Officials say there are two Ohio's, the one that is vaccinated and th… More >>

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Once again, a sales tax holiday will be held throughout the state starting August 6th and runs until August 8th. Each item of shoes or clothing under $75 and each item of school supplies or materials under $20 will be tax-exempt over the weekend. Ohio lawmakers set the state's sales tax holi… More >>

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Along the way, people looking for deals can find special areas, where hundreds of vendors are set up. Here locally, we have one of those vendor stops at the Wan Wert County Fairgrounds. Vendors were setting up on Wednesday for a busy weekend, which has become a tradition over the years at th… More >>

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71-year-old John Charles Coy was taken into custody last week and is facing one count of receiving child pornography. The indictment says Coy allegedly requested sexually suggestive pictures of 12 to 13-year-old girls for who he was a softball coach in Marion County. Besides Marion County, h… More >>