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Wednesday, August 4th, 2010
By Shelley Grieshop
GRAND LAKE - More than a dozen people claim to be sick due to exposure to toxins in Grand Lake, although officials say they may never be able to confirm the link.
Grand Lake is one of three in Ohio with posted health advisories due to algae blooms, but is the only one suspected of making people ill, a state health official said Tuesday. [More]
Grants for distribution system, replacing pipes
By William Kincaid
The villages of Rockford and Mendon have been awarded $873,000 in federal grants through the Water and Sanitary Sewer Program for new water lines.
"It's exciting - two villages getting two big grants," said Jared Ebbing, director of the Mercer County Economic Development Office, who applied for the grants on behalf of the villages. [More]
Obituaries on August 4th, 2010
Rita M. Jutte, 87, Fort Recovery, died Aug. 3, 2010, at Briarwood Village in Co [More]
Betty E. Elson, 77, Fort Recovery, died Aug. 3, 2010, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima. [More]
St. Marys native Raymond L. Kleinhenz Jr., 79, of Hudson, died at 3:25 a.m. Aug. 3, 2010, at Akron General Medical Center. [More]
Elmer J. Schlarman, 76, Celina, died at 1:40 a.m. Aug. 4, 2010, at the Ohio Sta [More]
Robert A. "Bob" Heitz, 84, Wapakoneta, died at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 2, 2010, at his home. [More]
Local pictures on August 4th, 2010
Subscriber only stories on August 4th, 2010
Debate over waterfowl numbers
Link between toxins, dead and ill dogs uncertain
Voters to decide fate of high school project in Fort Recovery
Mini mammals migrate to Moon City
Cost of street reconstruction steeper than first thought
Phone scam circulating
Block grant awarded to Mendon
Thieves enter garages while homeowners sleep
Driver arrested after fleeing accident
Women injured in accident
Fitness center now in new building
Kremer to play baseball with brother at Defiance
Painter lone Mariner named all-GLSCL