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Monday, December 18th, 2006
By Shelley Grieshop
MARIA STEIN - Nothin' says Christmas like the whistle of a chugging locomotive as it circles a lit evergreen.
It's those sights and sounds that Jim Schwieterman recalls from childhood when he and his brothers fought over a toy train set in the family's basement. Today, the entire Schwieterman clan enjoys an extensive collection that includes six separate trains that travel through tunnels and along rocky cliffs. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
WAPAKONETA - Given the physicalness of the play at times, Saturday's St. Henry-Wapakoneta boys basketball game could have been moved to Harmon Field, Wapak's football complex.
Both teams played a physical contest - 41 personal fouls were called - as St. Henry finally got their basketball season started. [More]
Obituaries on December 18th, 2006
Orval C. Dicke, 97, 511 Hoyng St., Celina, died 5 p.m. Dec. 13, 2006, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Dorothy M. Luthman, 93, 393 E. Fourth St., Minster, died at 4:58 p.m. Dec. 15, [More]
Agnes T. Rindler, 92, 66 Chestnut St., Burkettsville, died at 12:30 a.m. Dec. 17, 2006, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Carolyn Weis, 57, 616 Cron St., Celina, died at 3:20 p.m. Dec. 16, 2006, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Catherine Wenning, 86, of Coldwater, died Dec. 17, 2006, at Mercer County Commu [More]
Local pictures on December 18th, 2006
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