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Wednesday, November 5th, 2008
By Betty Lawrence
Grand Lake area voters said yes to all levies on the ballots Tuesday.
That includes passage of two school tax levies, a council on aging levy, four fire protection levies, an operating levy and bond issue for a career center and a village levy for street lights. [More]
By Daily Standard Staff
Voter turnout in Mercer and Auglaize counties was among the highest ever, according to local election officials.
Mercer County's total voter turnout was 75.04 percent, with Auglaize County's turnout at 70.15 percent. Auglaize officials reported their turnout was up about 20 percent from the last general election. [More]
Celina firefighters found auto during diving exercise
By Shelley Grieshop
Celina firefighters got a bit more than they bargained for when they came upon a sunken vehicle in Eastview Pond during a training exercise Tuesday afternoon.
Celina Police, who are investigating the incident, believe the red Ponitac Sunbird has been submerged in the pond for eight to 10 months. [More]
Obituaries on November 5th, 2008
Arthur Bruening, 83, of Yorkshire, died at 2:35 a.m. Nov. 5, 2008, at Hospice o [More]
Harold "Sandy" R. Daniels, 96, of Kossuth, died at 2 a.m. Nov. 4, 2008, at Roselawn Manor Nursing Home, Spencerville. [More]
Daniel D. Donovan, 57, 10260 Half Hill Rd., Mendon, died at 4:52 a.m. Nov. 3, 2 [More]
Former Celina and Fort Recovery resident Ina Fetters, 89, died at 5:10 a.m. Nov. 4, 2008, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater. [More]
Robert E. Tebbe, 82, of Russia, died at 9:15 a.m. Nov. 4, 2008, at the Versailles Health Care Center. [More]
Local pictures on November 5th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on November 5th, 2008
E. Jefferson nixes taller buildings
Incumbents win in Mercer
Auglaize picks Regula, Freytag
Legislators keep seats
Jacobs wins bid for vacant board seat
Voters OK liquor sales for 2 Celina businesses
K-9 tracks down man who damaged lawn
Local woman makes sending cards easy