Thursday, June 4th, 2009 Edition of The Daily Standard
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Delores Cron recalls feeling terrified and alone the day she was told she had breast cancer. It was 1975 and resources to help women cope with the fall-out from the frightening disease were few in the rural communities of Merce . . .
The closing laps of the 2008 Dirt Late Model Dream felt eerily familiar to Brian Birkhofer. The laps in the major dirt late model event at Eldora Speedway were winding down and the Muscatine, Iowa driver was in second-place w . . .
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• GM - small now but still has a big impact on citizens
• Mobile home park skirts order to close
• Trash hauler faces off with local health officials
• Minster football practice moved to Seventh Street park
• Plans progressing on sewer project north of Grand Lake
• Minster man appears in court on drug charges
• Two Coldwater musicians form Coughlin's Law band
Eugene "Abie" W. Gross, 78, of Coldwater, died June 3, 2009, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. He was born June 15, 1930, in Coldwater to Adam and Catherine Braun Gross. On October 3, 1975 he married A. Blanche Shaffner Behm-Gro . . .
June Margret Johnson, 82, of Mendon, died June 2, 2009, at 10:25 p.m. at The Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford. She was born March 5, 1927, in Chicago, Ill. to Robert Leland Shaw and Bertha Jane Newvine. On Sept. 28, 1947, she . . .
Larry Shelby, 66, of 1121 Neil Avenue in St.Marys, died at 8:45 p.m. June 3, 2009, at his residence. Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, is handling arrangements. . . .
Services for Jean Shindeldecker, who died May 18, 2009, will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Rockford United Methodist Church, the Rev. Michael Berne officiating. Burial is at Riverside Cemetery, Rockford. . . .