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Tuesday, June 28th, 2011
Increases could total three percent second, third year
By William Kincaid
CELINA - City union employees will not receive a raise the first year of a new three-year contract if approved by city council.
The contract would give a 1 percent salary increase the second year and a 2 percent increase the third year.
Council members unanimously approved first reading of four ordinances that would provide new contracts for the unions representing the firefighters, municipal employees, police and city dispatchers. [More]
Auglaize County
By Shelley Grieshop
The Auglaize County Sheriff's office is investigating a rash of thefts from outbuildings in the rural New Bremen and Minster area.
Deputies on Sunday morning responded to six reports of thefts from outbuildings on Bensman and East Shelby roads in the southern portion of the county. [More]
By Jay Clouse
COLDWATER - Ohio State University President E. Gordon Gee visited Mercer County Community Hospital on Monday to discuss an ongoing partnership as part of his annual summer tour across the state.
"There is great power in partnership," Gee said. "I am grateful to be here."
The Coldwater hospital is one of six hospitals in the Ohio State Health Network. [More]
Obituaries on June 28th, 2011
Former St. Marys resident William Holtzhauer died June 26, 2011, at St. Joseph [More]
Former Celina resident Marie Cordier, 82, died June 27, 2011, at Hospice of Day [More]
Former Celina resident Patricia Ann Freeman, 81, of Viera, Fla., and Miami, Fla., died at 9:15 a.m. June 22, 2011, at Wuesthoff Hospice, Rockledge, Fla. [More]
Former New Bremen resident Margaret A. Meckstroth, 93, died at 3:30 p.m. June 26, 2011, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Local pictures on June 28th, 2011
Subscriber only stories on June 28th, 2011
Cul-de-sac residents say no to sidewalks
Much of Celina Main Street set to reopen
St. Marys OKs natural gas contract
Celina school district meets all indicators
Legislation increases fire department personnel
Schools make technology upgrades
Boy in good condition after hit by vehicle
Celina council looks to purchase grass truck