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Saturday, June 16th, 2007
By Margie Wuebker
NEW BREMEN - Rita Heitkamp remembers telling the blonde-haired girl that one day she could wear grandma's wedding gown. She said excitement danced in the youngster's eyes before something else caught her attention.
Nearly 20 years passed but that special dream becomes reality later today when Loren Reineke walks down the aisle at Troy Christian Church wearing the gown purchased by her grandmother long ago in Celina. [More]
By Nancy Allen
The status quo of Grand Lake is unacceptable and something has to change, said newly-appointed ODNR Director Sean Logan during Friday's annual Legislative Day on the Lake.
Logan said he sees a "clock ticking" for the lake and envisions a time where it may be too late to save it if those in leadership positions don't act. [More]
By Timothy Cox
Celina's planned addition to the city's water treatment system will cost water customers about $7.5 million based on current construction and equipment bids - about 67 percent more than originally projected.
That cost far exceeds the original $4.5 million estimate for project, which is being done to bring the city's water into compliance with EPA regulations. [More]
Obituaries on June 16th, 2007
Jessie Lee Crider, 86, 7691 state Route 117, Mendon, died at 8:39 a.m. June 15, 2007, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Dorothy J. 'Dot' Heidt, 75, 2119 Deerfield Court, St. Marys, died at 8:30 p.m. June 14, 2007, at Liberty Retirement Community in Centerville. [More]
Shirley J. Kemp, 70, 08304 Kruse Road, Wapakoneta, died at 4:45 a.m. June 15, 2007, at her home following a brief illness. [More]
Edward J. Pleiman Jr., 59, 1802 Stelzer Road, Maria Stein, died at 10:20 a.m. J [More]
Carol J. Tenekenzis, 60, Toledo, died of pending causes June 12, 2007, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Toledo. [More]
Local pictures on June 16th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on June 16th, 2007
New rules delay likely
Renovation of restrooms flushed for this summer
School handbook adds rules for absence, cells
Area emergency personnel receive state recognition
Coldwater pedestrian injured when hit by car at crosswalk
Coldwater offense scores 17 runs in win
Bruggeman to play for Team Ohio in Oklahoma this week
Mariners win in the ninth on the road