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Wednesday, May 18th, 2011
By Margie Wuebker
MINSTER - Village council members Tuesday night asked for resident input on the possible annexation of land housing a mobile home park as well as a landing along Lake Loramie.
Councilman Craig Oldiges said Jeff Sommer, owner of West Lake Village and Spirk's Landing, approached the village regarding extension of water lines to his properties. Both are within 1 1/2 miles from Minster's corporation limit. [More]
By Amy Kronenberger
Auglaize County must pay for a survey looking for endangered mussels before work on a bridge can begin.
During a tour of bridges and ditches with commissioners, county engineer Doug Reinhart said the bridge off County Road 66A, two miles north of St. Marys, must be inspected for the rayed bean mussel that lives in the Auglaize and St. Marys rivers and Pusheta Creek. [More]
By Ryan Hines
Compiled by Ryan Hines
COLUMBUS - Ohio school administrators have narrowly voted down a referendum designed to level the postseason playing field between public and private schools in eight sports.
The Ohio High School Athletic Association said Tuesday the measure fell by a margin of 332-303 (52 percent to 48 percent). [More]
Obituaries on May 18th, 2011
Former St. Marys resident the Rev. Carl J. Leach, 84, died May 14, 2011, in Medina. [More]
Constance Spriggs Havel Giraud, 88, Midland, Mich., died May 15, 2011.
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John Brunswick, 78, Coldwater, died May 17, 2011, at Miami Valley Hospital, Day [More]
William E. Brewer, 90, St. Marys, died May 16, 2011, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Sr. Rose Ann Winkeljohn, 85, died May 16, 2011, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton. She had been a sister of the Precious Blood for 68 years. [More]
Jeffrey W. Palmer, 49, St. Marys, died May 14, 2011, at his residence.
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Local pictures on May 18th, 2011
Subscriber only stories on May 18th, 2011
School OKs budget cuts to combat lack of funds
Report: Geotextile tubes work well in removing phosphorous
Commissioners OK grant agreement
Two volunteers named Outstanding Senior Citizen of the Year
School studies open enrollment idea
Rainy weather stalls work
Minster resurfacing projects up for bids
Studio offers choices for getting exercise