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Tuesday, April 14th, 2009
By Nancy Allen
Two resident pairs of bald eagles nesting on Grand Lake have hatched an undetermined number of young, reported volunteer eagle watcher Jill Bowers of St. Marys on Monday.
Bowers has recorded information on Grand Lake's eagles for a number of years for the Ohio Division of Wildlife. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
ST. HENRY - Six elementary students approached the school board Monday night in a quest to build a flower garden on school property.
The St. Henry fourth-grade students and their teacher, Sharon Chatwood, sought permission to build a 22-by-13-foot garden at the edge of the elementary building to use as a learning tool for all students at the school. [More]
Deb Eschmeyer trying to get locally grown food into school cafeterias
By Nancy Allen
Debra Eschmeyer remembers working in her family's garden as a little girl, hoeing weeds and eating ripe tomatoes and peas off the vine. The hoeing was hard work, she said, but the delicious, homegrown vegetables the work yielded were worth it.
Today she works at the fifth-generation Eschmeyer family farm in New Knoxville channeling her passion for homegrown food into a job that makes it available to more people. [More]
Obituaries on April 14th, 2009
Former Maria Stein resident, Luella B. Gagel, 93, died at 5:20 p.m. April 12, 2009, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Haidyn Nicole Laux, was stillborn April 10, 2009, at Wood County Hospital.
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Former St. Marys resident, Stacy L. Moor, 38, Rochester, N.Y., died April 11, 2009, from complications of an accident. [More]
Richard A. Schumm, 69, of Van Wert, died at 11:53 a.m. April 12, 2009, at Van Wert County Hospital. [More]
Local pictures on April 14th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on April 14th, 2009
Park district partners with state
Ordinance to hire grant coordinator being considered
Agency offers families health, lifestyle advice via Web
Student committee to update community on education changes
Inventory policy tagged for upgrade
Residents can expect to pay more for trash service
Minster man charged with domestic violence
Waterman to play hoops for Notre Dame college