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Thursday, March 18th, 2010
By William Kincaid
There will a combination of parallel and angled parking along Main Street when its reconstruction is complete, Celina Community Planning and Development Director Kent Bryan said.
Main Street parking has been a hot topic for downtown business owners, many who showed up at council meetings saying they didn't want to lose angled parking. [More]
By Nancy Allen
The large amount of dead fish, mostly shad, in Grand Lake channels is a natural occurrence after this winter's prolonged ice and snow cover on the lake, state officials say.
Grand Lake St. Marys State Park employees said they started getting calls about dead fish a week ago. [More]
By Ryan Hines
The glory days for the Celina boy's basketball program came in the early 1970s when the Bulldogs went to the regional tournament three times in a four-year span, and made the school's only state tournament appearance.
Celina was the regional runner-up in 1970-71, won the regional in 1971-72 and then lost in the regional semifinals during the 1973-74 campaign. [More]
Obituaries on March 18th, 2010
Clifford E. Fetters, 84, St. Marys, died at 7:45 p.m. March 16, 2010, at Valley Nursing Home, St. Marys. [More]
Herman H. Hamrick, 95, Willshire, died March 17, 2010, at Colonial Nursing Center, Rockford. [More]
Former Celina resident Elizabeth Louise "Betty" Humbert, 78, of St. Charles Sen [More]
Luke B. Knapke, 90, Minster, died at 11:50 p.m. March 16, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Charles F. Stone, 80, died March 16, 2010, at his home.
He was born Oct. 1, 1 [More]
Local pictures on March 18th, 2010
Subscriber only stories on March 18th, 2010
Celina elementary pupils get own mini computers for class
Hammons tosses hat in ring as write-in
Monitor reports river level to give alert of high water
Steet resurfacing stalled until 2011
Bicylist injured in accident
Rockford Variety Show carries on long tradition
Movie writer speaks at Spotts Lecture series
Minster, Berlin Hiland express mutual respect
Broncos stand between Indians and state berth
Wolf and Fullenkamp are a strong combo for Wildcats