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$1.5M project proposed for Carthagena area
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Mercer County officials are seeking funding sources that would help pay the upfront costs for a proposed new sewer system in the Grand Lake watershed.
However, county community development director Jared Ebbing stressed that plans for the [More]
Western Buckeye League Golf Tournament
By Gary R. Rasberry
CELINA - For Jill Schmitmeyer, it was a tremendous day of golf at the Western Buckeye League boys' golf tournament at Celina Lynx on Thursday afternoon.
The St. Marys senior finished tied for fourth in the tournament with a 77, which helped her earn runner-up in the points race for league Golfer of the Year. [More]
Obituaries on September 22nd, 2017
Patricia A. Muter, age 73, of Coldwater, died on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Wayne Hospital in Greenville. [More]
Donald G. Purpus, age 64 of Bradford, Ohio died at 2:47 PM on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Virgil H. Post, age 70 of St. Wendelin, died on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 in Asheville, N.C. [More]
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Area man works to aid foster system
Tri Star, Lake Campus teaming up on programs
Extra patrols set for homecomings
Coaching, a fascinating career if you can keep up
Cavs sweep Skins
Indians get past Flyers
Bulldogs fall to Titans
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By Tom Stankard
CELINA - Several Tri Star Career Compact students have united to raise money for those affected by hurricanes Harvey and Irma.
New Bremen High School junior Heather Huddleston had watched the devastating news and grieved for her family members in Florida. [More]
By Tom Stankard
VAN WERT COUNTY - A Minster man was killed on Wednesday morning when a semitrailer traveling behind him struck his vehicle, pushing it into the back of another semitrailer.
At about 10:45 a.m., Bret Helsel, 63, was driving a 2007 Toyota sedan behind a 2018 International semi driven by David Knight, 45, Industry, Pennsylvania, on U.S. 30, according to a release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol's Van Wert Post. [More]
Obituaries on September 21st, 2017
Edith R. Backs, age 86, of Coldwater, died on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Marta K. Hoelscher age 55 of New Bremen, died on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 12:15 A.M. at the Roselawn Manor of Spencerville, after an extended illness. [More]
Paul Richard "Punch" Shiverdecker 82, of Piqua, Ohio passed away on Saturday September 16, 2017 at Hospice of Miami County after a battle with Cancer. [More]
Virgil Post, 70, St. Wendelin, died on Sept. 19, 2017, in Asheville, North Caro [More]
Patricia A. Muter, 73, Coldwater, died on Sept. 20, 20107, at Wayne Hospital, G [More]
Local pictures on September 21st, 2017
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Radio operating costs worry officials
Area native working on project to create robot to perform surgery
Village seeks to aid Crown expansion
Man pleads guilty to area break-ins
Montezuma street, alley work on schedule
New Bremen Pumpkinfest set this weekend
Owens volleyball remains a power
Indians get first victory over Wildcats in 1997
Redskins defeat Bulldogs
Tribe, Cats meet again
Playoff chances becoming more predictable
Two-Minute Drill
Goal Line
By Colin Foster
The course has been altered. New races have been added. Participation has increased, and a U.S. Olympian runner will be on hand.
The Grand Lake Marathon has come a long way in a few short years, and organizers anticipate the changes will provide participants and spectators with a better experience when the Saturday morning event returns for the fourth year. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
ROCKFORD - The start of the Midwest Athletic Conference volleyball season has been a rough one for defending co-champ Marion Local, having lost to state-ranked teams such as St. Henry, New Bremen and Versailles in conference play.
The Flyers snapped out of a four-match losing streak to sweep Parkway in three sets 25-19, 25-14, 25-19 Tuesday night at Panther Gymnasium. [More]
Obituaries on September 20th, 2017
Angela M. Bradshaw, 42, Fort Recovery, Ohio, died September 16, 2017, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater, Ohio. [More]
Christopher Lee Kuck, 47, of New Bremen, died on Sunday, September 17, 2017 while riding his bicycle along a beautiful trail. He reached the summit. [More]
Paul Richard "Punch" Shiverdecker 82, of Piqua, Ohio passed away on Saturday September 16, 2017 at Hospice of Miami County after a battle with Cancer. [More]
Jodie Ann Williams, 56, Lima, died at 11:35 a.m. Sept. 15, 2017, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Edith R. Backs, 86, Coldwater, died on Sept. 20, 2017, at Briarwood Village, Co [More]
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Rep: Gridlock Senate's fault
Minster residents complain about noise at Dannon
Fort schools may receive energy funds
Sheriff's office getting second K-9
LFA OKs pump station work schedule
Rockford sells Pearl Street property
Cardinals cruise
Redskins cap 9-0 run through MAC
Fort family's BBQ business smokin'
Instructor accused of making false allegations
By Tom Stankard
CELINA - High school intervention teacher Gregg Fledderjohann's contract was terminated by the board of education on Monday evening.
Fledderjohann, who had previously served as a third-grade teacher, submitted a report to the Ohio Department of E [More]
By Sydney Albert
FORT RECOVERY - Council members likely will vote at their Oct. 2 meeting whether to permanently ban medical marijuana facilities within the village.
A bill allowing for medical marijuana use in Ohio became effective on Sept. 8, 2016. Council members first passed a six-month moratorium on Oct. 3 of that year to allow time for state officials to work out the details of the law. Members later extended the moratorium to last until Oct. 3 of this year. [More]
Obituaries on September 19th, 2017
Nicholas Paul Poeppelman, age 55, of St. Rt. 705, Yorkshire, Ohio, passed away of natural causes at his residence, Monday morning, September 18, 2017. [More]
Richard C. "Handle Bar Rick" Swaney, 67, Wapakoneta, died at 10:05 a.m. Sept. 16, 2017, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Jean M. Warner, 94, of St. Marys, OH died Sunday, September 17, 2017 in Highland Park, IL. [More]
Local pictures on September 19th, 2017
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Celina electric rates set to increase
Timeline set for school renovation
St. Marys native named top entrepreneur
Celina council OKs out-of-state aid
Mercer lowest in joblessness
A good effort in loss
Indians sweep Raiders
Redskins top Riders to remain unbeaten
Still going strong at age 90
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