Today
58°
Mostly Cloudy
Tonight
39°
Mostly Cloudy
Tomorrow
61°
Partly Sunny
2%
Tomorrow Night
41°
Partly Cloudy
8%
Monday
66°
Slight Chance Rain Showers
20%
Monday Night
47°
Chance Rain Showers
27%
Tuesday
59°
Chance Rain Showers
30%
Tuesday Night
47°
Chance Rain Showers
31%
Wednesday
60°
Chance Rain Showers
30%
Wednesday Night
41°
Chance Rain Showers
30%
Thursday
59°
Slight Chance Rain Showers
20%
Thursday Night
42°
Mostly Cloudy
28%
3 Day
Extended
Monday, August 13th, 2007
By Margie Wuebker
ROCKFORD - Fire destroyed a landmark grain elevator along Tama Road Saturday night with flames visible as far away as Ohio City, Mendon and St. Marys.
"The thing was fully engulfed before we arrived," longtime Rockford Fire Chief Ralph Rhoades told The Daily Standard. "We could see it and so did a lot of other people."
Neighbors reportedly spotted the blaze around 7 p.m. and called 911. At least seven additional calls were logged, according to Rhoades. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Sunday was a good day for Mark Winters.
Winters entered the winner's circle an unprecedented six times during Sunday's 11-race program at the Mercer County Fair.
Several of the races saw Winters penciled in to drive for another driver, while also taking horses he owned or trained to victory in both pace and trot events. [More]
Obituaries on August 13th, 2007
Ronald R. Anderson, 69, 5413 Lakeside Drive, Celina, died at 6:22 p.m. Aug. 13, [More]
Harold B. "Ben" Bilter, 84, of Celina, died at 3:19 p.m. Aug. 12, 2007, at the [More]
Herbert Reed, 79, of Neptune, died Aug. 12, 2007, at Joint Township District Me [More]
Dorothy Schoenlein, 85, 1699 Siegrist-Jutte Road, Fort Recovery, died at 12:10 a.m. Aug. 11, 2007, at The Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Local pictures on August 13th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on August 13th, 2007
Turning challenge into outstanding project
Audience does the entertaining through the power of suggestion