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Friday, April 25th, 2008
By Nancy Allen
Three Geotubes containing liquid hog manure were opened Thursday at a Maria Stein hog farm, but reports that will show whether the technology is economically feasible to use as a manure management tool won't be done until June.
Grand Lake/Wabash Watershed Alliance Coordinator Laura Walker reported the information Thursday during a meeting of the alliance's joint board of supervisors. [More]
By Nancy Allen
It will be a battle between students from St. Marys and Celina to see who can pick up the most trash during Saturday's annual cleanup around Grand Lake from 9 a.m. to noon.
The winner will win bragging rights and a traveling trophy that hopefully will be reused year after year, said Grand Lake St. Marys State Park Manager Craig Morton. [More]
By Robb Hemmelgarn
MINSTER - In a mid-week triangular meet featuring a trio of neighboring MAC schools, the Minster Wildcats played host to the Marion Local Flyers and the New Bremen Cardinals and sent their guests home with defeats on both the boys and girls side.
Although Minster's rosters were depleted, with most of their squads on a band trip to Florida, they were both still able to hold off their opponents to record the clean sweep. [More]
Obituaries on April 25th, 2008
Bartel Ahlers, 88, of Coldwater, died April 25, 2008, in Georgetown.
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Mary Rita Borger, 86, of St. Henry, died April 25, 2008, in Coldwater.
The time of Monday's funeral mass was not established by press time. [More]
Wilma Gertrude Deitsch, 94, 806 W. Market St., Celina, died at 12:25 a.m. April 23, 2008, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
Former Mercer County resident Christine E. George, 57, of Houston, Texas, died March 25, 2008, in Houston. Death was due to natural causes. [More]
Linda J. Knox, 57, of Celina, died April 24, 2008 of natural causes, at Mercer [More]
Former Fort Recovery resident Ruth R. Matchett, 86, 842 Chestnut Circle, Greenv [More]
Paul E. Sanders, 79, of Celina, died April 24, 2008, at Otterbein-St. Marys Ret [More]
Local pictures on April 25th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on April 25th, 2008
Company planning to voluntarily lower toxins
Area artist and instructor mixes it up
Board approves raise for support staff
Chase your dreams, you may catch one
Street problems concern council
State approves permits for chicken farm expansion
Girl Scouts heading up Grenada effort
Redskins edge Indians in another pitchers' duel
Flyers beat Panthers for sixth win in a row
Stout hurls one-hitter in 'Skins win