The economic impact of Grand Lake's blue-green algae crisis is about as murky as its water.
Sales tax revenues in Mercer County rose 2 percent this summer over the same time period last year and recent lake-area home sales show overall property values increasing. However, officials say tourism has plummeted and lakeside businesses are claiming up to a 40 percent loss of income. [More]
Prior to the kickoff of the 1960 football season, the red carpet of the Western Buckeye League was expected to weave through St. Marys.
Hoping to keep their own league title hopes alive, Paul Ponzuric's Coldwater Cavaliers hosted the Roughriders 50 years ago this week in an attempt to derail the Roughrider train. Fans on both sides held a collective breath of optimism after one quarter when the squads were deadlocked at zero. [More]