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Saturday, July 18th, 2009
Algae toxin dilemma
By Nancy Allen
The algae toxin in Grand Lake was present more than 30 years ago and could have been there since it was built on impounded swampland and prairie 164 years ago.
But that doesn't make its presence any less of a concern, especially considering the high toxin levels that have been found in the lake, an expert on the topic says. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
A 59-year-old Celina man was indicted this week for illegally selling a prescription pain patch that authorities say led to the death of a Celina woman.
Phillip Roy Schmidt, 6301/2 E. Livingston St., was indicted Thursday by a Mercer County grand jury for supplying a Fentanyl patch to Brett Riley, 42, who allegedly shared it with his 36-year-old wife, Michelle, on June 9. [More]
Obituaries on July 18th, 2009
Jane Vorhees, 89, of Celina, died at 3:41 p.m. July 16, 2009, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater. [More]
Donald E. Willoughby, 86, 841 S. Beech St., St. Marys, died at 12:35 a.m. July 16, 2009, at the Wapakoneta Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Local pictures on July 18th, 2009
Subscriber only stories on July 18th, 2009
EPA defends water advisory
Grand Lake's toxin levels top other lakes
Men's community spirit leads to Rockford purchase
Youngsters to present musical at IC Picnic
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Locos beat Mariners for third time