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Friday, July 23rd, 2010
Farmers manage 630,000 tons of waste annually
By Nancy Allen
GRAND LAKE - 20,600 beef and dairy cattle.
80,000 hogs.
168,000 turkeys.
3.75 million chickens.
629,504 tons of manure each year.
That's the Grand Lake Watershed.
How that manure is managed and where it ends up has taken center stage as nutrient-fed toxic algae blooms have plagued Grand Lake in recent weeks. [More]
Layoffs avoidable if mayor OKs plans
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Swinging layoffs, furloughs and eliminating travel and training expenditures are included in the cost-cutting proposals the city's police and fire departments submitted to mayor Sharon LaRue this week to reduce the impact of planned layoffs.
Layoff notices were sent to five police personnel and 11 fire personnel but could be rescinded between now and Aug. 1 if the departments come up with a better solution to save money, according to auditor Emily Stewart. [More]
Obituaries on July 23rd, 2010
Elaine M. Rohrer, 75, Fort Recovery, died at 1:50 a.m. July 22, 2010, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. [More]
Rosemary C. Schulze, 80, Celina, died at 11 p.m. July 21, 2010, at her home. [More]
Local pictures on July 23rd, 2010
Subscriber only stories on July 23rd, 2010
Water quality advisory stays same
Celina schools rate excellent on state card
Assisted living facility opens in New Bremen
Board looks at tax choices
County accepts bid for road project
Celina grad tells of life in first book
Radio Maria reaches out for funds, more listeners
Grand Lake tops Xenia in the 10th