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Friday, August 31st, 2007 Edition of The Daily Standard
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The water in Grand Lake was tested Thursday as part of a first-ever Survey of the Nation's Lakes. The 13,500-acre lake is among 19 in Ohio and 909 across the United States randomly selected for the testing. Ohio EPA official . . .
Mercer County voters will decide the fate of a dozen issues that will appear on the Nov. 6 election ballot. Only two countywide issues will appear on the ballot, including a countywide sales tax initiative offered by county co . . .
COLDWATER - The old adage about the difficulty of getting conference wins on the road proved true again on Thursday night, as the Marion Local Flyers struggled, but survived, to post a 25-27, 25-14, 26-24, 25-17 victory over the . . .
Print Edition Only News Stories
• Blackcreek Township voters may get old polling site back
• Area lawyer wins Abu Ghraib-related case
• More than 100 area candidates certified
• Woman to spend jail time at WORTH Center
• Veyance names plant manager
• Minster senior impressed with trip to Washington, D.C.
• Teacher receives state award for great work with disabled student
• Celina spikers open WBL with win
• Crossbar a friend and foe for the Celina girls
• Defense keys MAC victory for Parkway
• Celina boys soccer routs Wapak
Local Obituaries
Urban Kramer, 84, of Minster, died at 9:25 p.m. Aug. 30, 2007, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster. Arrangements are pending at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster. . . .
Eugene Edward Maille Jr., 61, 821 Hemlock St., Celina, died Aug. 28, 2007, at his residence. Death was due to natural causes. He was born Nov. 2, 1945, in Torrance, Calif., to Eugene E. and Cleda Griffis Maille Sr. Surviving . . .
Ruth P. Pierstorff, 88, of Wapakoneta, died at 6:32 p.m. Aug. 30, 2007, at The Gardens of Wapakoneta. She was born Oct. 8, 1918, in Mercer County, to Joseph and Jennie Hone Baucher. On April 25, 1938, she married Dale E. Pierst . . .
Carl B. "Jim" Steinemann, 91, 2725 Minster-Fort Recovery Road, Minster, died at 6:40 a.m. Aug. 30, 2007, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster. He was born July 20, 1916, in Minster, to Fred and Anna Nagel Steinemann. On Ja . . .
Alwilda B. "Wink" Thobe, 80, of Fort Recovery, died at 2 a.m. Aug. 31, 2007, at Rest Haven Nursing Home, Greenville. Arrangements are pending at Brockman & Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery. . . .
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