By Shelley Grieshop
Mercer County leads the state with a 74 percent return of U.S. Census forms, according to data released this morning.
The spotlight is shared with Auglaize County, which holds second place with 73 percent.
While Grand Lake residents are taking the task seriously, not everyone is. Thursday was Census Day - the date Americans were supposed to return their completed forms - but only about half the country complied. Although officials had hoped for better numbers, they aren't surprised. [More