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Wednesday, February 21st, 2007
By Shelley Grieshop
WAPAKONETA - A New Bremen man pleaded guilty Tuesday to raping and sexually molesting a mentally-impaired woman he was employed to supervise.
William E. Land, 25, 32 Meadowview Terrace, confessed in Auglaize County Common Pleas Court to raping a 38-year-old woman, who authorities have described as having the mental capacity of a 7-year-old and the verbal ability of a 4-year-old. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
MINSTER - After months of discussion, Minster village councilors Tuesday night agreed to join forces with local organizations and hire a Minnesota-based consulting firm to determine how the community should be branded or perceived.
Minster Civic A [More]
By Ryan Hines
LIMA - Celina and St. Marys will be playing for Division II sectional crowns on Saturday night after the Bulldogs and Roughriders picked up wins on Tuesday night at Lima Senior High School.
The Bulldogs, playing for the fourth time in the last eight days, fought through their own struggles on the way to a 47-30 win over Kenton while St. Marys outplayed Van Wert in the fourth quarter on the way to a 36-31 victory. [More]
By Mark Ruschau
LIMA - The second-seeded New Bremen Cardinals used a huge second quarter on both ends of the court to overcome a sluggish start and rolled to an 82-27 drubbing of the Lima Temple Christian Pioneers in the opening round of the Division IV sectional tournament at Bath High School. [More]
Obituaries on February 21st, 2007
Cecil R. Bower, 97, Rockford, died Feb. 20, 2007, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Jerry Caldwell, 65, 1205 E. Livingston St., Celina, died at 8:36 p.m. Feb. 19, 2007, at his residence. [More]
Thomas T. Homan Sr., 77, Coldwater, died Feb. 19, 2007, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Paul "Joe" Schroer, 83, 210 Wagoner St., Fort Recovery, died at 6:40 p.m. Feb. [More]
Local pictures on February 21st, 2007
Subscriber only stories on February 21st, 2007
Long run at Armstrong airport
Composting euthanized livestock best option in disease outbreak
Village funds to be put into one local bank
Various issues discussed during board meeting
Semis collide, two injured
Professional wrestling, martial arts taught locally
Coldwater snaps skid; Parkway bounced out
Flyers, Wildcats win tourney openers
Johns erupts for 40 in win over St. Henry