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Friday, February 25th, 2011
By Nancy Allen
GRAND LAKE - If ag producers don't step up, their livelihoods could be at stake, according to a local agriculture official.
Chris Gibbs, executive director of the Mercer County Farm Service Agency and a defender of livestock production practices, is frustrated by a recent improper manure spreading incident, even though it occurred outside the Grand Lake Watershed. He said it shouldn't have happened at all. [More]
Mercer County people, organizations win yearly awards
By Christine Henderson
CELINA - Long-time community members and one newcomer on Thursday night won the annual awards presented by the Celina Mercer County Chamber of Commerce.
Joan Kiser, director of the Center for Neurological Development in Burkettsville, received the 2010 Citizen of the Year award. Her family came from many hours away to surprise her at the banquet and share her moment. Kiser thanked and gave credit to the center volunteers and staff. [More]
Obituaries on February 25th, 2011
Ruth C. Gerlach, 87, Fort Recovery, died at 10:50 a.m. Feb. 24, 2011, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater. [More]
Richard S. Bergman, 89, New Bremen, died at 5:58 p.m. Feb. 23, 2011, in the emergency room of Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Joan R. Brandewie, 74, North Star, died 2:55 p.m. Feb. 24, 2011, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. [More]
Mary Kintsle, 63, Wapakoneta, died Feb. 24, 2011, at St. Rita's Medical Center [More]
Local pictures on February 25th, 2011
Subscriber only stories on February 25th, 2011
School officials decide on cuts
Coldwater squad to get help from local departments
Winter storm hits county with all its flurry
Sheriff to pay staff overtime with grant
Private dock fees on lake discounted 50 percent
Commissioners hold first grant hearing
Order of the Eastern Star part of largest fraternal group in the world
Podium eludes local swimming standouts
It has been a steady climb to the top for Bihn at Celina
Looking back 50, 25 and 10 years ago
Robbins nets winning goal for the Bulldogs