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Saturday, June 27th, 2009
By Shelley Grieshop
Three northern Mercer County townships and one county agency likely will share a $755,000 debt after officials recently discovered a financial error made several years ago involving a mega dairy farm in Rockford.
The error - an exaggerated estimate of proposed improvements to the Hopewell Township farm - has reduced funds collected from a Tax Increment Finance (TIF) district that was created to pay off a 10-year loan for road work to handle increased truck traffic in the area. [More]
By Ryan Hines
Just 48 hours after its best offensive showing of the season, Grand Lake's offense was shut down by the rival Lima Locos.
Grand Lake managed just four hits and was nearly shutout for the first time of the season as Lima ended the Mariners' eight-game winning streak with a 6-1 triumph at Jim Hoess Field in Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League action on Friday night. [More]
Obituaries on June 27th, 2009
Mary Ann Gebele, 95, 502 W. Elizabeth St., Coldwater, died June 25, 2009, at 4:30 p.m. at Community Hospital Coldwater. [More]
Mary Ann Mescher, 63, of St. Henry, died June 25, 2009, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Local pictures on June 27th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on June 27th, 2009
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Handcarved flutes put the heart back into the music
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Vehicles collide, drivers taken to hospitals
Roughriders get ready for tourney with win
Cavaliers split twinbill with Panthers
Let's fix Grand Lake