Monday, February 28th, 2011
Photo by Mark Pummell
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A firefighter pulls a boat full of flood victims to dry land after they became trapped in their homes at Hecht's Landing on the south side of Grand Lake early this morning. Nearly 3 inches of rain overnight, combined with melting snow, caused massive flooding across the local area.
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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 t . . .
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Thursday, June 18
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Persistent rain caused flooding