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3 hrs ago | The Times Bulletin

Wind Farm company, residents spar at town hall meeting

For more than two hours, representatives of Iberdrola Renewables met at Lincolnview High School with locals concerning the proposed Dog Creek Wind Farm planned for northeastern Van Wert County.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Times Bulletin

First UMC hosts annual Good Friday noon service

Pastor Gus Christo-Baker and the congregation of First United Methodist welcome the Van Wert community for the annual Good Friday noon service this Friday, April 18, at 12:05 p.m. The service is an annual event hosted by the Van Wert County Ministerial Association, and will be an opportunity for those in attendance to become familiar with several ... (more)

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The Times Bulletin

Information sought on wanted fugitive

Information submitted VAN WERT - Crime Stoppers will pay you cash for information if it will help the Van Wert County Sheriff's Office locate a wanted fugitive.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Student receives statewide award from fire marshal

A fifth grader from Van Wert County, Ohio won one of 12 statewide awards from the Ohio State Fire Marshal's Office.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Times Bulletin

Sheriff's Office seeking burglary info

Information submitted According to Van Wert County Sheriff Thomas M. Riggenbach deputies are looking for a burglar.

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Paulding Progress

Straight A fund gets schools and businesses together at Vantage

Educators and businesspeople came together April 8 at Vantage Career Center to capitalize on Straight A Grant funding won by a consortium of Van Wert and Paulding county entities with the goal of teaming high schoolers and recent graduates with local manufacturers and businesses.

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

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Daily Herald

Van Wert YWCA receives funds for Crime Victim's Rights Week

The YWCA of Van Wert County is among 10 agencies in the state to split $10,000 from Ohio Attorney General MIke DeWine.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Daily Herald

Library gets new logo

The Delphos Public Library now has its own logo. Jefferson High School student Chelsea Bishop designed the new tag and the finished product was approved by the Board of Trustees during Wednesday's meeting.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Delphos, OH, Astronomy, Science

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Times Bulletin

Straight A fund gets schools and businesses together Tuesday

Educators and businesspeople came together Tuesday at Vantage Career Center to capitalize on Straight A Grant funding won by a consortium of local entities with the goal of teaming high schoolers and recent graduates with local manufacturers and businesses.

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

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Times Bulletin

YWCA of Van Wert County receives funds for Crime Victims' Rights Week

Times Bulletin Staff Report VAN WERT -- The YWCA of Van Wert County is among ten agencies in the state to split $10,000 from Ohio Attorney General DeWine.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Van Wert, OH, Ohio, Wintersville, OH

Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Times Bulletin

ODOT spent over $1 million on snow removal in county

The Ohio Department of Transportation spent well over $1 million keeping highways in Van Wert Country clear of snow and ice this winter.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Times Bulletin

Sheriff warns to lock cars

Information submitted VAN WERT - Van Wert County Sheriff Thomas M. Riggenbach is asking citizens to be aware of suspicious activity that may be occurring near their homes.

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The Times Bulletin

OSU Extension officials visit Van Wert

Two executives with Ohio State University Extension came to Van Wert on Tuesday to address the Van Wert Rotary Club.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Paulding Progress

Eight area contestants vie in Peony Pageant on Friday

Eight young ladies will be competing for the title of Queen Jubilee XXXIX Friday night, April 4. The Peony Pageant will be held once again at the Marsh Foundation Auditorium.

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Related Topix: Van Wert, OH, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, Delphos, OH

Paulding Progress

Van Wert County Foundation scholarships

The Van Wert County Foundation is proud to announce that scholarship applications for the 2014-15 school year will be available beginning April 1. Students currently on a scholarship and students who applied as high school seniors in the spring of 2013 will automatically be sent the necessary application form.

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Related Topix: Van Wert, OH, Spencerville, OH, Delphos, OH, Paulding, OH, Paulding County, OH

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Daily Herald

First Responders train for ammonia leaks

The nose is a friend and there's no such thing as too much water when dealing with an anhydrous ammonia leak or spill, according to Crop Production Services trainers Gary Mack, Dave Point and Jason Schnipke.

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Related Topix: Delphos, OH, Fire, Spencerville, OH, Ottoville, OH

Sat Mar 29, 2014

WKSU-FM Kent

Ohio Senate proposes freezing renewable energy goals

Wind energy, like that generated by these turbines in Van Wert County, would lose incentives built into a 2008 law requiring increased use of renewable energy.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Wind Power

The Times Bulletin

Van Wert CDJFS heating project expanded eligibility

Information submitted VAN WERT - The Van Wert County Department of Job and Family Services extends one-time heating payment for income eligible families with dependent children to May 2 and removes work requirement.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

The Times Bulletin

Looking for WWII vets for Honor Flight

Our country is losing World War II veterans at an alarming rate, and Van Wert County Veterans Services Officer Barry Johns is leading an effort to gather local vets to participate in Honor Flight.

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The Times Bulletin

Lincoln Highway looking for more attention

Will Ohio treat the Lincoln Highway with as much respect as other states? That is the hope as representatives of several chapters of the Ohio Lincoln Highway Association met this week with St. Sen. Cliff Hite to discuss what can be done.

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