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Monday, July 6th, 2009
By Nancy Allen
Low dissolved oxygen levels in manmade channels on Grand Lake caused large fish kills on June 28 and 29, said Craig Morton, manager of Grand Lake St. Marys State Park.
The low dissolved oxygen levels are caused in part by the excessive overabundance of blue-green algae in the lake, which uses up oxygen, wildlife officials say. [More]
By Mark Ruschau
COLDWATER - Sunday afternoon the Coldwater Cavaliers stayed alive in the Mercer County ACME sectional at Veterans Park and in doing so, gained a berth in the District tournament starting Tuesday at Hanover Street Park in Minster.
In the opener, Coldwater defeated the Celina Bulldogs 3-0 in the elimination bracket finals to punch their district ticket.   In the nightcap the Cavaliers defeated the St. Henry Redskins 10-4. [More]
Obituaries on July 6th, 2009
Donald H. Greiwe, 86, 4078 Dicke Road, New Bremen, died at 8 a.m. July 3, 2009, at his home. [More]
Wayne H. Kennedy, 90, 10211 Mercer-Auglaize County Line Road, Mendon, died at 11:29 a.m. July 4, 2009, at Lima Memorial Health System. [More]
Jeffrey A. "Turk" Kremer, 50, 312 E. South St., Coldwater, died at 5:30 a.m. July 3, 2009, at his home. Death was due to cancer. [More]
Zander Christopher Mangen, stillborn son of Michael Mangen and Amber Spahr of Greenville, died July 3, 2009, at Wayne Hospital, Greenville. [More]
Former Wendelin resident Alvin H. Post, 78, 312 Kenneth Drive, St. Henry, died at 11:15 a.m. July 2, 2009, at The Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Twylah R. Thomas, 78, New Knoxville, died July 3, 2009, at Otterbein Cridersville Nursing Home, following a brief illness. [More]
Rosemary T. Umstead, 76, Coldwater, died July 2, 2009, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on July 6th, 2009
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