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3 hrs ago | The Times Bulletin

Crisis Care Line celebrates 35 years

Crisis Care Line/House of Transition is celebrating its 35th year of operation in Van Wert County.

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Related Topix: Van Wert, OH

7 hrs ago | The Times Bulletin

Sales tax collections up slightly in June

Sales tax collections for Van Wert County remained up slightly in the August report from the County Treasurer's Office.

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11 hrs ago | The Times Bulletin

United Way's goal opens eyes

The thermometer will be used to keep track of the fundraising campaign as the United Way looks to reach its new goal.

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Related Topix: Van Wert, OH

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Times Bulletin

Van Wert County unemployment jumps again

Unemployment rates were mostly up slightly in counties all across Ohio last month.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Paulding County, OH, Auglaize County, OH

The Review

Several reiterate support for Common Core

Representatives of union groups, school superintendents and a school board member voice their support of the Common Core during a press conference prior to committee hearings on a bill to repeal the standards.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Ohio

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Daily Herald

Council mulls over water, sewer adjustment ordinances

Ordinances concerning adjustments to water and sewer billing were heard on first reading Monday evening during Delphos City Council.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Journal Gazette

Fog will burn off soon, weather service says

Patchy dense fog with visibilities of a quarter-mile or less can be expected this morning across much of northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio, the National Weather Service says.

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Related Topix: Weather, Williams County, OH

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Daily Herald

Two drug searches held in Delphos Friday

Two searches at alleged drug houses by the West Central Ohio Crime Task Force in Delphos Friday morning netted much suspected drugs and resulted in the arrest of one person for heroin possession.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Delphos, OH, Allen County, OH

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Daily Herald

Moving ahead: what to do about a dog warden

After the recent situation involving the Van Wert County Dog Warden and the Humane Shelter on Bonnewitz Ave., the Van Wert County Commissioners met Friday to, as Commissioner Todd Wolfrum put it, "to get some input on how to go forward."

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Related Topix: Van Wert, OH

The Times Bulletin

Leadership Van Wert County class open nominations

The Van Wert Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that it is now accepting nominations for its 20th Annual Leadership Van Wert County Class.

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Related Topix: Van Wert, OH

The Times Bulletin

Final preparations for fair coming along

The 158th edition of the Van Wert County Fair is less than two weeks away, and last-minute preparations are underway.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Times Bulletin

Rep. Jim Jordan to speak in Van Wert

Information submitted VAN WERT - U.S. Congressman Jim Jordan, a Republican from Ohio's 4th District, will speak at a barbecue luncheon in Van Wert on August 22. The luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Wassenberg Art Center in downtown Van Wert and is sponsored by the Van Wert County Republican Central Committee.

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Related Topix: Representative Jim Jordan, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Van Wert, OH, Tax, Ohio State University

Wed Aug 13, 2014

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Firefighters want to give smoke detectors to Van Wert County students

School is almost back in session, and volunteer firefighters in the county want to send students home with something other than homework this school year.

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Related Topix: Wren, OH, Fire

The Daily Herald

Ground-breaking ceremony held for new pool at 4-H Camp Palmer

Helping with the ground-breaking are, left to right, Kathie Johnson of Auglaize County; Heather Gottke of Van Wert County; Chuck Wurth, Program Director at Camp; Mel Krill of Fulton County; Bob Sachs of Williams County; and Bill Goodson, Executive Director of 4-H Camp Palmer.

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Related Topix: Auglaize County, OH, Williams County, OH

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Times Bulletin

Van Wert County group takes Honor Flight

Last week a group of 11 veterans and five guardians from Van Wert County were taken on an Honor Flight arranged by the Van Wert County Veterans Service Office.

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Related Topix: Van Wert, OH, Convoy, OH, Scott, OH

Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Times Bulletin

Series of weekend crashes across region, one dead

BY ED GEBERT Times Bulletin Editor egebert@timesbulletin.com VAN WERT - A weekend of many crashes in northeast Ohio kept emergency crews on the alert around the region.

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Related Topix: Van Wert, OH, Ohio, Spencerville, OH

Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Daily Herald

Van Wert County Fair royalty hopefuls announced

The Van Wert County Fair will soon be here and the contestants for 2014 Jr. Fair King and Queen have been announced by the Junior Fair Coronation Committee.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, University of Akron, Wren, OH

The Times Bulletin

First Federal donates to YMCA

The YMCA of Van Wert County receives a donation for the 2014 Annual Board Campaign.

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The Times Bulletin

Getting to know a parent mentor

BY JIM LANGHAM DHI Media Correspondent info@timesbulletin.com VAN WERT - As parent mentor service coordinator for Western Buckeye Education Service Center, Cathy Ruiz spends her time these days providing support and services to parents and children with disabilities.

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Related Topix: Van Wert, OH, Education Etc., Paulding County, OH

Sat Aug 09, 2014

The Times Bulletin

COA bake sale a success - Thumbs Up

On July 31, Aug. 1, and Aug. 2, the Van Wert County Council on Aging hosted bake sale in conjunction with its annual warehouse sale to raise funds to help support their transportation program.

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Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life, Holidays, Opinion

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