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Thursday, June 2nd, 2011
$3.4 million lake treatment begins
By Shelley Grieshop
GRAND LAKE - The most aggressive effort to alleviate Grand Lake of toxic algae blooms has begun with a $3.4 million chemical treatment.
Two barges will spray approximately 2.6 million gallons of aluminum sulfate (alum) and sodium aluminate across 4,900 acres in the center of the lake. The process began today and will continue seven days per week all month during daylight hours, as weather permits, state officials learned Wednesday as they toured the staging area along West Bank Road. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
A 26-year-old Celina man faces nearly two decades in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday in Mercer County Common Pleas Court to felonious assault and two counts of endangering children.
Nathaniel C. Maddox, 225 W. Logan St., showed no emotion as Judge Jeffrey Ingraham explained the possible length of a sentence as well as fines of up to $40,000 to be imposed June 29. [More]
Obituaries on June 2nd, 2011
Ralph R. Schilling, 86, Coldwater, died at 6:11 a.m. June 1, 2011, at Briarwood Village. [More]
Viola Moeller, 89, Burkettsville, died June 1, 2011, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Bessie Weaver, 77, Celina, died at 3:50 a.m. April 15, 2011, at St. Rita's Medical Center. [More]
Former Portland, Ind., resident Raymond L. Grile, 85, died May 28, 2011, at the Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Robert Miars, 80, St. Marys, died June 1, 2011 at St. Marys Living Center.
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Dean A. Brewer, 71, St. Marys, died at 3:55 p.m. May 31, 2011, at St. Rita's Medical Center. [More]
Local pictures on June 2nd, 2011
Subscriber only stories on June 2nd, 2011
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Hometown to welcome singer
Summer art program debuts in Rockford
Breland, Bulldogs aiming for success
Plenty of local talent heading to Columbus
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