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Thursday, December 11th, 2008
By Shelley Grieshop
Cafeteria cooks wage a daily battle with finicky eaters and slim school budgets that test their culinary skills and creativity.
Homemade dishes such as oven-baked pasta dishes have almost disappeared from school menus because of high labor costs and their unpopularity with students. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
Officials at Crown Equipment Corp. have confirmed reports of layoffs at plants in New Bremen, Celina, New Knoxville and Fort Loramie as a result of declining orders.
Randy Niekamp, vice president of human resources, declined to give specific numbers adding he was not at liberty to do so since such information could be of use to competitors. [More]
Obituaries on December 11th, 2008
Former New Bremen resident Valentin Hanno Rabe, 78, of Geneseo, N.Y., died Nov. 29, 2008, at his residence. [More]
Local pictures on December 11th, 2008
Subscriber only stories on December 11th, 2008
Man dies in Auglaize jail
Five area schools earn silver and bronze
Dispute erupts over possible increase in lifeguard pay
Fort library sparkles with trees
Fire departments are awarded more than $150,000 in grants
Celina man gets 30 days jail
Health board approves 3 percent raise for workers