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Friday, April 15th, 2011
Year was good for collaboration, building partnerships, CVB director says
By Amy Kronenberger
Tourism dollars in the Grand Lake area are down more than $10 million in the last two years.
"Take a tough economy and add to that the negative issues surrounding Grand Lake St. Marys, and there probably aren't too many of you who will be surprised to learn local tourism spending is down," Donna Grube, executive director of the Auglaize & Mercer Counties Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), told attendees at the annual CVB banquet Thursday. [More]
By Betty Lawrence
Wright State University-Lake Campus Interim Dean Bonnie Mathies has been tapped to be the new dean, effective May 1.
Mathies, 68, first served as associate dean at the Lake Campus in 2007 and then became interim dean in June 2010 when dean Jim Sayer retired. [More]
By Mark Ruschau
MINSTER - The New Bremen Cardinals combined early offense and great defense with a solid pitching performance from Megan Broerman to defeat the Minster Wildcats 8-2 in Midwest Athletic Conference softball play on Thursday at Four Seasons Park.
New Bremen improves to 6-4 overall (2-0 MAC) with its fifth straight win while Minster falls to 4-5 (0-1 MAC). [More]
Obituaries on April 15th, 2011
Former Celina resident Bruce E. Colvin, 62, Baldwinsville, N.Y., died Dec. 4, 2010. [More]
Larry Edward "Pappy" Tomlinson, 70, Celina, died at 10:43 a.m. April 13, 2011, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
James L.Bubp, 73, Fort Recovery, died April 15, 2011, at Lima Memorial Hospital [More]
Local pictures on April 15th, 2011
Subscriber only stories on April 15th, 2011
Evers trial rescheduled a third time
Former senator calls Republicans 'bullies'
Referendum is planned on S.B. 5
Facing off
County seeks builder for floating wetland
Farmers to get advice on manure rules
Visitors bureau honors three for contributions
Deputies investigate break-ins at New Knoxville school
Group gathers to discuss the 'Time In-Between'
Panthers get off to quick start vs. Cavs
Henry hopes to continue momentum as ALMS drivers invade Eldora
Coldwater rallies to win in eighth