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Tuesday, June 15th, 2010
By Nancy Allen
GRAND LAKE - It's back.
Algae.
Motorists drove slowly along West Bank Road on Monday to look at the thick green coating on the lake's water and shoreline.
"I can't say I've ever seen this large a bloom at one time. It's widespread out in the l [More]
Wind, solar or combination being considered
By Margie Wuebker
MARIA STEIN - The Marion Local Schools board of education is considering the use of alternative energy sources - wind, solar or a combination of both - to stem the tide of rising utility costs at its buildings.
The district recently completed an energy-saving project that included a variety of upgrades, such as new heating and lighting controls and doors. The $398,830 cost will be recouped through annual energy savings of $52,385, school officials have said. [More]
Obituaries on June 15th, 2010
Ruth Henschen, 80, New Knoxville, died June 14, 2010, at the Gardens of Wapakon [More]
Former Coldwater resident Robert Baumeier, 69, of Florida, died June 13, 2010. [More]
Mary Nelson, 76, St. Marys, died June 14, 2010, at her home.
She was born Aug [More]
Donna Francis Trisel, 91, Rockford, died June 8, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Fern L. Hirschfeld, 92, New Bremen, died at 6:30 a.m. June 13, 2010, at Otterbein in St. Marys. [More]
Donald K. McMillan, 76, Portland, Ind., died at 2:46 a.m. June 14, 2010, at his home. [More]
Local pictures on June 15th, 2010
Subscriber only stories on June 15th, 2010
Step taken to get tax issue on ballot
Student's suicide prompts prevention program
Marion Local voters to decide levy in November
School awaits test results to fix roof
Videographer retiring, new one sought
Brazle tosses a gem to lead Parkway past St. Henry
Marinerspick up first win of season
Local farm named Century Farm
Farmers can apply