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    Wauseon, Ohio — September 1, 2015 – Four County Family Center, a service location of Family Service of Northwest Ohio, announced that September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The Four County Suicide Prevention Coalition announces September is Suicide Awareness and Prevention month. The coalition, which was formed in April of 2010, will be implementing several awareness activities throughout the Four County area this September. Suicide is the 11th largest killer of Americans and 3rd largest killer of youth ages 10-24. “A suicide attempt is a desperate cry for help to end ... [CLICK TO READ MORE]
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    KENT, OH – Kent State welcomes its highest-achieving freshman class ever and continues strong university enrollment. These academically motivated freshmen have an average GPA of 3.35 and an average ACT score of above 23; both are increases over last year and records for an incoming Kent campus freshman class. The following area students are among the more than 6300 newly enrolled students comprising the Kent State University Class of 2019: Emily Bray of Wauseon; Shayla Coffman of West Unity; Taylor Demaline of Wauseon; Elizabeth Garlinger of Wauseon; Nicole Mabus of Wauseon; and Shelby ... [CLICK TO READ MORE]
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    Archbold, OH – Remember the “good old days” when life moved at a slower pace? When daily chores involved gathering eggs, working in the garden, and cooking a meal from scratch? With a buy one get one free deal for all grandparents and free admission for kids on Sunday, September 13. Grandparents are invited to celebrate Grandparents Day by creating special memories with their grandkids at Sauder Village! “A visit to Historic Sauder Village offers guests an opportunity to reflect on the past and experience the lives of our pioneer ancestors,” shared Kim Krieger, Media Relations. ... [CLICK TO READ MORE]
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    Archbold, OH – Sauder Village, Ohio’s largest living-history destination, invites home school families from throughout the region to Home School Appreciation Days – September 8-12 and September 15-19. Families are encouraged to call and pre-register to receive discounted admission and special coupons for this great opportunity to connect your children to local history. “Our costumed guides and working craftsmen help bring history to life for students of all ages,” shared Kim Krieger, Media Relations Specialist. “Home School Appreciation Days are a great time for home school ... [CLICK TO READ MORE]
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    The Williams County Senior Centers have a variety of events planned for the months of September and October. They welcomed Maggie Fisher as the new Executive Director of the Williams County Department of Aging. She has been with the Department of Aging for 9 years and is looking forward to this new role. The Williams County Department of Aging consists of seven Senior Center sites in the county. The Bryan, Montpelier, and West Unity sites are open Mondays-Fridays while the Stryker, Edon, Edgerton, and Pioneer sites are open Mondays-Thursdays. Each site offers meals, activities such as bingo, ... [CLICK TO READ MORE]
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    Tami Manley Roth and the Montpelier Public Library will be having a Slate Painting Class September 29th. The class will paint on slates that came off the Montpelier Village Hall when the roof was replaced this summer. You can let your creative talent run wild and paint anything you want. Tami will have several examples to help you if you don’t know what to paint. The fee for this project is $20 and must be prepaid. For more information or to sign up for the class call the Montpelier Public Library at 419-485-3287. INFORMATION PROVIDED THE VILLAGE REPORTER Start Receiving Home Newspaper ... [CLICK TO READ MORE]

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    Nancy C. Apt

    September 4, 2015

    Nancy C. Apt, 72, of Kunkle passed away early Friday morning at Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. She was born on December 5, 1942 in Bryan to John and Winona E. (Rowley) Apt. Nancy graduated from North Central High School in 1960. Nancy was a Toll Clerk for the Ohio Turnpike, and had also worked as a secretary at Bard Manufacturing and Lincoln Life Insurance. She was a former member of the Presbyterian Church in Kunkle where she was an elder for several years. She is survived by her mother Winona E. Apt of Kunkle; one brother Larry Apt of Sherwood; one nephew Jerry; nieces ... [CLICK TO READ MORE]
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    September 3, 2015

    Dana Mae (Bixler) Beatty, age 87, of Swanton, Ohio passed away peacefully Wednesday night, September 2, 2015 at Swanton Health Care and Rehabilitation Center where she resided. Dana was born November 2, 1927 in Orrville, Ohio, to Loah (Koons) and Calvin Bixler. She married her true love, Owen R. Beatty on February 8, 1947 and thus began a life of love and laughter. For 68 years, Dana and Owen cherished and cared for each other until Owen’s passing this July. Lifelong residents of northwest Ohio, Dana and Owen settled in Swanton to raise their four boys. Dana was an intelligent woman with a ... [CLICK TO READ MORE]
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    Roger L. Grieser

    September 3, 2015

    Roger L. Grieser, age 70, of Pettisville, passed away on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at Fulton Manor in Wauseon, after a brief illness. Prior to his retirement he had worked at the former Fulton Tubing – ITT Higbie in Archbold for 45 years. Roger was born in Wauseon on March 26, 1945, the son of Royal and Magdalene (Detter) Grieser. On September 25, 1964 he married Karen Wood, and she survives. He was a member of Emmaus Lutheran Church in Wauseon. He enjoyed looking things up on the computer, playing solitaire, going out to eat at good restaurants, but most of all he loved spending time ... [CLICK TO READ MORE]
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    George C. Bail

    September 3, 2015

    George C. Bail, 61 years, of West Unity, passed away Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at his residence with his family at his side. George was born October 15, 1953 in Hudson, Michigan, the son of Robert Franklin and Gloria Ilo (Kelly) Bail. He was a graduate of Hilltop High School. He married Mary Elizabeth (Grizzle) on December 22, 1976 in Adrian, Michigan, and she survives. George served in the United States Marine Corps from 1972 – 1976, during the Vietnam Era. George previously worked at CTI. He was a member of the West Unity American Legion Post 669, Legion Riders of West Unity. In his ... [CLICK TO READ MORE]
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    Cleona J. Spangler

    September 1, 2015

    Cleona J. Spangler, 81 years, of Evansport, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2015, at Community Health Professionals Inpatient Hospice, Defiance. Cleona was born January 20, 1934, in West Unity, Ohio, the daughter of the late Cleo and Naomi (Esterline) Lutz. She was a 1952 graduate of Kunkle High School. She married William H. “Bill” Spangler on August 29, 1966, in Bryan, and he preceded her in death on November 14, 2013. Cleona worked at Hayes – Albion as a press operator for 40 years until her retirement in 1988. She was a member of Restoration Tabernacle in Defiance. Cleona ... [CLICK TO READ MORE]

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    Driving down State Route 34 toward the Ohio/Indiana state line in the fall affords a classic northwest Ohio scene. The rich, vivid greens of corn fields are stacked on both sides of the road surrounding you with a feeling of familiarity and home. Turning off of the state highway onto the stone road of 1-50, still surrounded by fields of corn, and going up and over a set of railroad tracks you will find the home of Stateline Speedway. After finding a place to park and before even getting out of the vehicle, the sound of the roar of engines on the tracks where several karts are running laps ... [CLICK TO READ MORE]
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    Tonight’s Williams & Fulton County Area Scoreboard (Week 1): Hilltop 21 Waynesfield Goshen 14 Lake 47 Montpelier 0 Monroeville 45 Edon 16 Patrick Henry 38 Edgerton 21 Van Wert 42 Bryan 14 Evergreen 27 Otsego 23 Swanton 44 Ottawa Hills 14 Delta 56 Toledo Christian 12 Wauseon 42 Fairview 10 Archbold 27 Hicksville 20 THE VILLAGE REPORTER Start Receiving Home Newspaper ... [CLICK TO READ MORE]
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    August 20 Stryker  153 Archbold  173 Hayden Clingaman – Medalist   Bryan  179 North Central  198 Jaret Miller and Tyler Roushia – Medalists   Quad meet @ White Pines Liberty Center  171 Delta  187 Pettisville  208 Holgate  212 THE VILLAGE REPORTER Start Receiving Home Newspaper ... [CLICK TO READ MORE]
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      August 21 Pettisville 3 Lake 2   Swanton Girls  3 VanBuren  0   August 22 Wauseon Girls  4 Continental  2   Continental  1 Wauseon Boys  0   Delta Girls  2 Northwood  2   Emmanuel Christian  4 Delta Boys  3   Ft. Jennings  3 Archbold Boys  1 THE VILLAGE REPORTER Start Receiving Home Newspaper ... [CLICK TO READ MORE]
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    August 17 Wauseon Varsity 4 Toledo Christian 1   Wauseon JV 1 Toledo Christian 0   August 18 Wauseon 4 Rossford 1   August 19 Bryan 5 Defiance 0   August 20 Maumee 5 Wauseon 0   August 21 Wauseon 3 Northview 2 THE VILLAGE REPORTER Start Receiving Home Newspaper ... [CLICK TO READ MORE]

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