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Friday, August 6th, 2010
State, federal personnel coming to Grand Lake watershed to help farmers
By Nancy Allen
The state is pushing area ag producers to develop a land management plan and change their manure application process by 2012 and more personnel are coming to help with the process.
Four more staff will be coming to help Grand Lake watershed farmers improve manure management in an effort to stem the flow of nutrients feeding Grand Lake's toxic blue-green algae. A fifth started a few weeks ago. [More]
Celina wastewater
By William Kincaid
CELINA - The Ohio EPA soon will require the city's wastewater treatment plant to reduce the amount of phosphorous released into Beaver Creek.
And it may cost the city nearly $100,000 to construct the necessary building and purchase equipment to meet the unfunded mandate. [More]
Obituaries on August 6th, 2010
Keith J. LaFountain II, 18, Rockford, died at 11:13 a.m. Aug. 4, 2010, in Edgerton. [More]
Celina native Melanie Ann Brookhart Stolz, 65, Marietta, Ga., died Aug. 2, 2010, at her home. [More]
Elmer J. Schlarman, 76, Celina, died at 1:40 a.m. Aug. 4, 2010, at the Ohio State University Hospital in Columbus. [More]
Christa D. Ernst, 39, Minster, died at 5 p.m. Aug. 4, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys following a car accident. [More]
Emaleen E. Buschur, 92, St. Henry, died Aug. 6, 2010, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater. [More]
Helen A. Russell, 85, Celina, died at 10:48 p.m. Aug. 5, 2010, at her home.
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Alvira "Vera" B. Wuebker, 87, Versailles, formerly of Fort Loramie, died Aug. 5, 2010, at the Versailles Health Care Center, where she had resided since May. [More]
Local pictures on August 6th, 2010
Subscriber only stories on August 6th, 2010
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