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Reward offered for J&J burglary information

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the National Shooting Sports Foundation are offering an award for information regarding the burglary of J&J Firearms. ATF and NSSF are offering a potential total reward of up to $5,000. At about 5:00 A.M. on June 23,...
DEFIANCE, OH
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Ada motorcyclist injured in ramp mishap

RICHLAND TOWNSHIP — An Ada man suffered serious injuries Thursday night after his motorcycle lost control and struck a concrete divider on a highway entrance ramp before hitting an oncoming semi truck. Matthew S. Campbell, 37, of Ada, was transported to Bluffton Hospital by an unknown third party before...
ADA, OH
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Allen County sheriff’s office IDs man who allegedly shot deputy

LIMA — Authorities on Friday identified the man who allegedly shot a deputy in the face early Tuesday morning and died in the gunfire exchange. Quincy J. Pritchett, 43, of Lima, has been positively identified as the deceased suspect, according to a press release from the Allen County Sheriff’s Office.
ALLEN COUNTY, OH
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Dunlap on paid leave for Wapak incident

WAPAKONETA — A Lima police officer arrested in Wapakoneta Sunday has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the results of a criminal investigation. Tyler Dunlap, 28, was charged with obstructing official business, resisting arrest and misconduct at an emergency in Wapakoneta after he reportedly interfered with EMS efforts to provide medical aid to a woman Sunday evening, according to court records and news reports.
WAPAKONETA, OH

First-time winner assured at Lima City Men’s Golf Championship

BLUFFTON — The high quality golf is still there. It’s just the names that are different. The four golfers in today’s semifinals of the championship flight of the Lima City Men’s Golf Championship have a total of one previous trip to the semifinals among them. And no former champion made it past this year’s quarterfinal round.
LIMA, OH
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Roses and Thorns

Things seem downright rosy in the garden this week, as we recognize some people doing things the right way. Rose: To Lima police officers Blake Van Vorce, George Caldwell and Riley Brubaker, who were commended this week for disarming a man with a gun in a domestic dispute. It’s reassuring to see police officers successfully deescalate situations.
LIMA, OH
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Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure Arrives to Wapakoneta

The Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure, also known as GOBA, rolled into the Auglaize County Fairgrounds in Wapakoneta on Monday. GOBA is an annual eight-day bicycle tour. On average, bicyclists ride 50 miles per day exploring the different attractions and destinations that predetermined host cities have to offer. Host cities also provide a large camping site for riders known as a Gobaville. This year, the tour takes place in western Ohio with riders arriving in Sidney on Saturday. On Sunday, some participated in an optional loop from Sidney to Versailles and back while others explored the City of Sidney before arriving in Wapakoneta today. While GOBA provides an opportunity for bicyclists to ride, the impact on nearby communities goes far beyond the trail.
WAPAKONETA, OH

Bicycle tour pedals through Wapak

WAPAKONETA — The Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure has made a stop in Wapakoneta for its 33rd annual bicycle tour. This great tour made its debut in 1989 by founder Edward Honton. According to GOBA director Jeff Stephens, cyclists across the nation meet in a designated city to tour Ohio...
WAPAKONETA, OH
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Eggsperts! Scramblers spreads its wings

Ohio-based Scramblers is transitioning from a mom-and-pop family business launched in the late 1980s into a growing franchise brand carving out its niche and crafting a new, complementary brand. Behind the wheel of the brand’s marketing efforts is Kelly Buerk, director of franchising and marketing. “Our company figured out...
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Letter: Wanting to know more about the lone goose

Please tell the story of the goose at Meijer. I saw that goose about a month ago standing at the stop sign by Panda Express. He looked like he was waiting his turn to cross the street. I actually went into Meijer to ask them to somehow get him back...
LIMA, OH
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Roses and Thorns

The roses greatly outnumber the thorns after a hot week seemed to knock off some of the weeds. Rose: To all the good neighbors who helped out following last week’s derecho knocked out electricity for as much as three days in some places. Your kindness manning cooling centers or sharing food during some of the hottest days of this summer may have saved a life.
ALLEN COUNTY, OH
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Lima nest box helps falcons flourish

LIMA — Several young peregrine falcons have fledged from their nest box atop the Chase building at 121 W. High St. in downtown Lima. Four chicks hatched beginning April 25, and wildlife professionals are optimistic that all four successfully fledged, according to a June 14 update to the Falcon Nest Blog on the Ohio Department of Natural Resources website.
LIMA, OH

Independence Dam State Park is site of fishing derby

Friends of the Independence Dam State Park held its annual fishing derby Saturday on the state park just east of Defiance. At the derby was sponsored by Meijer and Paul’s Supply, said Jan Cromly the president of the Friends group. This is the fourth year the event was held with some 34 participants in attendance, which was up from the last year the derby was held. The derby took place...
DEFIANCE, OH
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Beating the heat in Lima Parks

While not quite as hot as yesterday, it still was hard to stay cool while outdoors. Two summer camp programs finding ways to beat the heat. The City of Lima Summer Playground program was kicking back and taking it easy. Kids taking turns playing 4-square, some playing cards, others drawing and one even taking time to read a good book. But staying cool in this heat and humidity has been a chore.
LIMA, OH
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Owsley catches largest verified flathead from Indian Lake

Chad Owsley, the self-described captain of “Fish and Fun,” has a new moniker these days. He now is known as the “Flathead King of Indian Lake” after he caught the biggest flathead catfish to be documented officially coming out of Indian Lake during any tournament. His monster weighed in at 42.87 pounds.
LIMA, OH
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First Look: Bright Side, Which Opens Friday, Sparkles on West 25th Street

The new restaurant concept from Sam McNulty and Mark Priemer, which opens ahead of the forthcoming Bird of Paradise, honors its Bier Markt/Bar Cento roots while looking forward. In 2003, Sam McNulty and Mark Priemer first visited the space on Ohio City’s West 25th Street that would become Bier Markt,...
CLEVELAND, OH
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POCKETS OF PLAY WALKWAY

The new multi-use path that connects the Splash Park with Bronson Park is a must-see for the children! The multi-use path includes “Pockets of Play” along the route to make the walk more fun!
DEFIANCE, OH
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