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Thursday, November 9th, 2006
By Margie Wuebker
NEW BREMEN - Safeway Packaging, landlocked at its current Minster location, plans to relocate to the Bunker Hill Industrial Park in New Bremen representing a $10.6 million investment.
Kevin Manor, president of the corrugated packaging manufacturing company, announced Wednesday afternoon plans to build a 260,000-square-foot plant on a 15-acre tract at the northeast corner of the White Mountain Drive and Streine Drive intersection. [More]
Tree-killing emerald ash borer is found
By Nancy Allen
Mercer County is among three additional counties that has been quarantined by the state after the tree-killing emerald ash borer (EMB) was discovered near the village of Rockford.
Hardin and Logan counties also have been quarantined, a news release from the Ohio Department of Agriculture states. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
Several area residents were sentenced to prison and others pleaded to charges stemming from drug busts held earlier this year in both Mercer and Auglaize counties.
The drug arrests were part of an ongoing crackdown by the Grand Lake Drug Task Force on the sale and use of illegal drugs. [More]
Obituaries on November 9th, 2006
Coldwater native Leroy A. Garman, 77, of Wapakoneta, died Nov. 6, 2006, at University Medical Center of Ohio, Toledo. [More]
Kimberly Kaye Farmer, 41, 5480 Mercer-Van Wert County Line Road, rural Rockford [More]
Doris N. Smith, 84, of Sidney, died at 1:35 a.m. Nov. 7, 2006, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Local pictures on November 9th, 2006
Subscriber only stories on November 9th, 2006
Celina auditor retiring after 29 years
Death of Celina teen under study
Money raised for expansion nears goal
Board looking into issue of students ordering food delivered
Camden man enters not guilty plea to sex charges
Language arts department needs new teacher
Board votes to change day of 2006 graduation
Insanity plea sought by man
Oak Harbor vs. Coldwater
Marion Local vs. Springfield Catholic Central