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By Tom Stankard
ST. HENRY - The village wastewater treatment plant must be expanded to meet future growth, according to Ohio's Environmental Protection Agency.
Council members on Monday learned OEPA has sent a draft of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination permit. [More]
By Ed Gebert
ST. MARYS - City council members on Monday passed emergency legislation authorizing an agreement to build the long-sought pedestrian bridge on State Route 66 over U.S. 33.
The resolution executes agreements with the Ohio Department of Transportati [More]
Obituaries on December 12th, 2017
William C. Bolenbaugh, 91, formerly of Liberty Township, passed away at 9:15 a.m., Monday at the Hearth & Home at Van Wert. [More]
Dr. Lonnie "Frank" Herron, age 78, of Celina, Ohio, passed away at 8:20 pm on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima, Ohio. [More]
Arbutis Mary Gayheart-Walter-Jenkins, age 70, of Celina, OH, went to be with her Lord and Savior on December 10, 2017 at 10:43 pm. [More]
Donald Eugene Teboe, age 78, of Atlantic Beach, FL passed away December 10, 2017 at Fleet Landing Nursing Home. [More]
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Marion Local board weighs seeking levy
Coldwater council approves raises
Longtime New Bremen solicitor retires
Burglary suspect is apprehended
Departing board member thanked
Still undefeated
What else can you do to me, Browns?
County committee members elected
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By Ed Gebert
Auglaize and Mercer counties' snowplow drivers are ready for whatever Mother Nature has in store for this winter.
Recent years have not presented the headaches that the more experienced drivers often recall from the winters of 1977, 1978 and 1983.
But each winter presents its own set of driving challenges and drivers are prepared for the worst. [More]
By Colin Foster
ST. MARYS - A copious number of fouls were called on New Bremen and St. Marys during Saturday's contest.
All that mattered to Cardinal coach Adam Dougherty when the dust settled was the end result: a win.
Avery Powers scored 21 points, and the Cardinals picked up their first victory of the season with a 60-55 victory over St. Marys at Murotech Court. [More]
Obituaries on December 11th, 2017
Philip W. Fishbaugh, 86, of Spencerville and formerly of Mendon, passed away at [More]
Barbara Ann Schuh age 77, of Greenville passed away at 1:30 AM on Saturday, December 9, 2017, at Wayne HealthCare in Greenville. [More]
Lois M. Hein, 49, of Montezuma, died Saturday, December 9, 2017 at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Madge Elaine "Peg" Shock, age 88, of Celina, passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Van Wert County Hospital. [More]
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A special delivery
Few minor injuries reported in area slide-offs
Ex-school chief placed on leave
Bulldogs feel heat in fourth quarter
Bulldog wrestlers win at Madison Plains invite
Business enterprise center aims to help entrepreneurs
By Sydney Albert
CELINA - Starting a new business can be daunting, but local organizations are available to help entrepreneurs make their dreams a reality.
The Business Enterprise Center at Wright State University-Lake Campus has been a resource for area entrepreneurs, young and old, since 1985. Carol Jones, program manager, says the BEC employs a "four prong attack" on business issues and offers services like training, classes and counseling. [More]
Obituaries on December 9th, 2017
Gayla L. Burden, 81, Saint Marys, died 4:10 A.M. Friday, December 8, 2017, at Saint Ritas Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Ruth K. (Frenzer) Drees, age 71, of Fort Loramie, passed away of natural causes [More]
Mary Nottingham, age 73, of Celina, OH, passed away unexpectedly while on vacat [More]
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Putting on the brakes
Skins top Riders
Rangers beat Tigers for first victory
Fort beats Jefferson in OT
By Ed Gebert
GRAND LAKE - Officials say they're starting to see some progress after a decade of effort to clean up Grand Lake.
"Since about 2008, there have been a couple of things that really stand out. Our mutual loads or concentrations in the streams have d [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
CELINA - Celina wrestling coach James Miracle knew his Bulldogs' opening Western Buckeye League dual match with Shawnee would be a battle.
The Indians gave the Bulldogs a battle, but Celina came away with a 42-34 win that wasn't decided until the final several matches. [More]
Obituaries on December 8th, 2017
Helen "Marie" Haberkamp, 88, of New Knoxville, died on Thursday, December 7 at 5:20 am at the Otterbein Retirement Community of St. Marys. [More]
Our Lord called Sister M. Esther Ann Stammen, 90, to her eternal reward on Tues [More]
Ruth E. Wale, 64, Saint Marys, Ohio, died 5:25 A.M. Thursday, December 7, 2017, at Otterbein Saint Marys Retirement Community, following a short illness. [More]
Cynthia Campbell, age 56 of Ohio City, Ohio passed away on Dec. 3, 2017 at the St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima. [More]
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County OKs Ferguson tax abatement
Four charged in local drug busts
Residents reminded not to shovel snow onto roadway
Holding on for the win
Cardinals pull away from 'Skins
Cold third quarter leads Bulldogs to loss
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