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Monday, May 3rd, 2010
By Nancy Allen
Buoyed by recent donations totaling $75,000 from two area agricultural businesses, the Grand Lake Restoration Initiative has collected almost $450,000 to test sediment removal technology in the lake.
Fundraising chairman Milt Miller announced at Saturday's meeting of the nonprofit Lake Improvement Association (LIA) that Cooper Family Foundation, affiliated with Cooper Farms, donated $50,000, and Advanced Agri-Solutions Cooperative donated $25,000. [More]
Cardinal Invitational
By Gary R. Rasberry
NEW BREMEN - With conference track meets coming up in just over a week, area teams gathered at Cardinal Field in New Bremen for the 10th annual Cardinal Invitational.
While Northwest Conference power Spencerville picked up the first place trophies for both boys and girls, area teams fared well. Marion Local took second in the girls while the host Cardinals took runner-up to the Bearcats in the boys. St. Marys swept the third-place finishes in both boys and girls. [More]
Obituaries on May 3rd, 2010
Kenneth E. "Gene" Ford, 88, 3309 Wild Cherry Ave., Celina, died at 10:10 a.m. May 2, 2010, at Celina Manor. [More]
Robert A. Mertz, 82, 4050 North Star- Fort Loramie Road, New Weston, died at 11:50 a.m. May 2, 2010, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater. [More]
Dennis D. Schwieterman, 73, 380 Dull Road, St. Henry, died May 1, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton. [More]
Local pictures on May 3rd, 2010
Subscriber only stories on May 3rd, 2010
Local voters may face poll challenge
Winter in Mercer, Auglaize counties stressful for bees
Celina Police investigating
Park entrance work nearing completion
Police investigating splicer theft
Reporter receives first place award
Mattraw gets football opportunity at Toledo
Bulldogs get fourth place twice at Bryan