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Friday, Dec. 3, 2021

VW independent/submitted information COLUMBUS — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on Monday provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Hospitalizations and ICU admissionsOhio’s COVID-19 hospitalizations have hit an all-time high at 5,060 people hospitalized with the coronavirus across Ohio as compared to just under 1,700 COVID-19 patients on November 1. Of Ohio’s […]

POSTED: 11/30/20 at 11:58 pm. FILED UNDER: News

VW independent/submitted information COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has joined a coalition of attorneys general representing 43 states, the District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories urging Congress to extend the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economy (CARES) Act funding until the end of 2021.  The effort is being led by Ohio Attorney General Dave […]

POSTED: 11/30/20 at 11:55 pm. FILED UNDER: News

Patricia Louise Klewer, 91, of Van Wert, passed away at 7:40 a.m. Monday, November 30, 2020, at Celina Manor. She was born February 1, 1929, in Van Wert, the daughter of Raymond Waldron and Marcile (McCollum) Waldron, who both preceded her in death. She married Rudy J. Klewer, who also preceded her in death in […]

POSTED: 11/30/20 at 9:02 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Carol L. Mosier-Ringwald, 88, of Van Wert, passed away Saturday, November 28, 2020, at Van Wert Manor. She was born March 9, 1932, in Mendon, the daughter of Gerald and Edith (Boroff) Sutton, who both preceded her in death. On August 30, 1957, she married Lemuel J. Mosier, and he preceded her in death on […]

POSTED: 11/30/20 at 5:07 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

Keith B. Beams, 86, of Delphos, passed away at 11:11 p.m. Tuesday, November 24, 2020, at Vancrest Health Care Center in Delphos.  He was born April 4, 1934, in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Bernard and Jennie (Fetters) Beams, who both preceded him in death. Keith married the former Barbara E. Hines, who also preceded […]

POSTED: 11/30/20 at 1:56 pm. FILED UNDER: Obituaries

VW independent/submitted information #Giving Tuesday is this Tuesday, December 1, and The Van Wert County Foundation provides a way for local residents to provide financial support to a number of worthy non-profit entities through its Charitable Organization Endowment Fund program. This year, the program is even more important than in past years, because of the […]

POSTED: 11/30/20 at 8:02 am. FILED UNDER: News

Having trouble trying to figure out what to give people for Christmas? How about original artwork created by local artists? Wassenberg Art Center is hosting its Artists’ Exhibit and Sale from now until December 23 offering a variety of artworks for sale, including paintings, pottery, and other creations. Hours are 1-5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday […]

POSTED: 11/30/20 at 7:57 am. FILED UNDER: News

This week, the Best of the Monday Mailbag looks back and features the top regular season and playoff questions from readers about the 2020 Division IV state champion Van Wert Cougars. The Monday Mailbag’s regular format will return next week. August 24 Q: After Friday night’s scrimmage, what is your take on Van Wert? Name […]

POSTED: 11/30/20 at 4:51 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert independent sports Basketball Crestview 55 Miller City 45 (boys) MILLER CITY — Crestview’s Kalen Etzler scored 21 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to help the Knights win their season opener, 55-45 at Miller City on Saturday. Six of Etzler’s points came in the third quarter, then the 6-8 senior added eight more […]

POSTED: 11/30/20 at 4:51 am. FILED UNDER: Sports

Van Wert independent sports Due to several postponements, Van Wert’s 2020-2021 boys’ basketball schedule has a different look to it. Last Friday and Saturday’s games against Crestview and Lincolnview were postponed and this Friday’s scheduled home game against Parkway has been postponed and has not yet been rescheduled. The December 11 Western Buckeye League opener […]

POSTED: 11/30/20 at 4:50 am. FILED UNDER: Sports