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Wednesday, June 15th, 2011
Data, not emotion, will determine course of work
By Nancy Allen
GRAND LAKE - Shock and helplessness enveloped the community a year ago when thick algae blooms carpeted Grand Lake, stole business profits and nearly shut down Ohio's largest inland lake.
Today the mood is more level-headed as officials focus on an arsenal of science to study and attack the lake's toxic algae problem. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
CELINA - Officials finally have enough money to work on logjams that block the flow of the winding St. Marys River and contribute to periodic flooding.
Mercer County commissioners on Tuesday set July 14 as the date to open bids for the estimated $75,000 project in Blackcreek, Dublin and Union townships. The company awarded the contract will have one year to complete the job. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
ST. MARYS - The death of a 40-year-old man found stabbed in the middle of a street has been ruled a suicide.
Auglaize County Coroner Dr. Thomas Freytag said David A. Spaulding died April 26 from a self-inflicted knife wound to his chest. A neighbor who was arriving home about 11 p.m. discovered the body in the middle of Lynn Street near Spaulding's home about 11 p.m. and called police. [More]
Obituaries on June 15th, 2011
David Joseph Romer, 32, Coldwater, died June 13, 2011, at his residence.
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Subscriber only stories on June 15th, 2011
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New Bremen bans use, sale of new drug hazard
Ongoing work paves way for July 1 opening
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Parkway hires new English teacher
Minster council reaffirms old ordinance
Work moves ahead on street reconstruction
Man arrested on local outstanding warrant
State looks to small business for more taxes
Forsthoefel drives home game-winner for Cavs
Ohio Fury earn a berth into softball World Series