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Wednesday, November 8th, 2006
By Daily Standard Staff
Voters in the Minster and St. Henry school districts approved levies at the polls Tuesday.
Minster, which has been dealing with financial problems for two years, now has an income tax - the first in the school's history - after voters endorsed the 1/2 percent measure by a vote of 1,037 in favor and 856 opposed (55.75 percent to 44.25 percent). [More]
Mercer County auditor - Mercer County commissioner - Auglaize County commissioner
By Daily Standard Staff
Mercer County Auditor Mark Giesige claimed a narrow victory over Republican challenger David Kaiser in voting Tuesday.
Mercer County Republican Commissioner Jim Zehringer won re-election, easily topping Democratic challenger Jeff Schwieterman. In the Auglaize County commissioner race, Republican Doug Spencer won over Democrat Ted Vorhees. [More]
Mercer and Auglaize counties
By Timothy Cox
Voter turnout was heavier than expected in both Mercer and Auglaize counties.
Mercer County Election officials dealt with a technical glitch with some of the county's touch screen voting machines early in the day, but otherwise reported smooth sailing. A first-time statewide requirement for voters to show identification also did not slow down voting, Mercer County Elections Director Denise Fullenkamp said. [More]
Obituaries on November 8th, 2006
Clem A. Enneking, 86, 12 Crestwood Drive, Minster, died at 2:10 p.m. Nov. 7, 20 [More]
Coldwater native Leroy A. Garman, 77, of Wapakoneta, died Nov. 6, 2006, at University Medical Center of Ohio, Toledo. [More]
Betty A. Krick, 57, 5304 U.S. 127, Celina, died at 8:30 p.m. Nov. 6, 2006, at her residence. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Justin J. Murtz, 93, of Newburgh, Ind., died at 5:52 p.m. Nov. 5, 2006, at Angel River Health & Rehabilitation Center, Newburgh. [More]
Esther V. Schuh, 90, 418 Fremont St., Fort Recovery, died at 10:54 a.m. Nov. 7, 2006, at Jay County Hospital, Portland, Ind. [More]
Anthony Wayne Spitler, 39, 5880 Younger Road, Celina, died Nov. 6, 2006, at his residence. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Local pictures on November 8th, 2006
Subscriber only stories on November 8th, 2006
Adams, Faber capture seats
Boehner, Gillmor and Jordan win
Burkettsville, Mendon and Fort levies all pass
Geotube technology used to manage manure
Assessment process moves ahead for sidewalk reconstruction
Safe Schools Plan being discussed by board
Franchise agreement with electric company under review
Discount Depot opens in Celina