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Monday, February 28th, 2011
People evacuated, roads closed, emergency declarations issued
By Shelley Grieshop
A deluge of rain and melting snow overnight caused flooding that chased some Mercer and Auglaize county families from their homes early this morning.
Water rescues - some by boat - were ongoing at different locations at press time today after nearly 3 inches of rain fell and swelled Grand Lake, area rivers and creeks. Emergency declarations were issued in Mercer County, as well as the village of Coldwater, to possibly help flood victims obtain funding for damage. [More]
Obituaries on February 28th, 2011
Mary K. "Kathy" Kinstle, 63, of rural Wapakoneta, died at 8:28 a.m. Feb. 24, 2011, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Patricia Monnin, 78, Russia, died Feb. 26, 2011, at the Cleveland Clinic.
She [More]
Lee H. Fischer, 79, Celina, died at 2:55 p.m. Feb. 27, 2011, at Briarwood Villa [More]
Judy M. Millisor, 61, Celina, died Feb. 26, 2011.
Services are pending at Cis [More]
Ruby "Polly" L. Pemberton Dillehay, 88, Fort Loramie, died Feb. 26, 2011, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima. [More]
Mary Evelyn Salm, 94, Coldwater, died Feb. 26, 2011.
She was born Aug. 19, 19 [More]
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