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Thursday, December 20th, 2007
By Janie Southard
The county board of zoning appeals meets next week to discuss a height variance requested by Mercer Energy necessary for construction of an ethanol plant east of Celina.
Current plans call for at least 11 structures exceeding the county's 45-foot height cap, some as high as 140 feet. [More]
By Nancy Allen
Beaver trapping will be allowed in portions of Grand Lake St. Marys State Park from Dec. 26 through Feb. 29, according to a news release from Grand Lake St. Marys State Park.
Trappers are required to obtain a permit from the state park office and must comply with the season dates and regulations set by the Ohio Division of Wildlife. The entire park is not open to trapping, so prospective trappers need to obtain a map from the state park office of allowable trapping areas. [More]
Obituaries on December 20th, 2007
Walter A. Arps, 90, of Napoleon, died Dec. 19, 2007, at Henry County Hospital, Napoleon. [More]
Henrietta M. Kitzmiller, 90, formerly of East Second Street, Minster, died at 3:50 a.m. Dec. 19, 2007, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. [More]
Former Minster resident Daniel A. Oen, 87, of Albany, Ind., died at 12:35 a.m. Dec. 19, 2007, at Albany Nursing Home. [More]
Emma J. Sanders, 95, of North Hamilton Street, Minster, died at 9:25 p.m. Dec. 18, 2007, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. [More]
Eula M. Shaffer, 71, died Dec. 19, 2007, at Van Wert Manor.
She was born Feb. [More]
Joseph L. Pierron, 68, 114 Elm St., Osgood, died at 7:45 a.m. Dec. 19, 2007, at his home. [More]
Local pictures on December 20th, 2007
Subscriber only stories on December 20th, 2007
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