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Saturday, July 2nd, 2011
Change helps next generation of growers
By Shelley Grieshop
GRAND LAKE AREA - Farmers across the state are applauding the repeal of the estate tax in Ohio's new, two-year budget plan.
Gov. John Kasich on Thursday signed the $55.8 billion budget that abolishes estate taxes for all residents beginning January 2013. Farmers and others with interest in agriculture say the action will help preserve family farms that often are passed from one generation to the next. [More]
Auglaize County ACME Tournament
By Mark Ruschau
MINSTER - The Wapakoneta Redskins and the Minster Wildcats were each winners on the first day of competition on Friday in the Auglaize County ACME sectional tournament, but they were each victorious by different paths.
The Redskins scored a run in each of the sixth and seventh innings to defeat the New Bremen Cardinals 7-6. [More]
Obituaries on July 2nd, 2011
John W. McGough, 67, Celina, died 9 a.m. June 30, 2011, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Sharon Wells-Dicke, 65, Celina, died July 1, 2011, at her residence.
Services are 10:30 a.m. July 7 at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys. [More]
Martha Plas, 91, Anna, died July 1, 2011, at her residence.
Arrangements are [More]
Local pictures on July 2nd, 2011
Subscriber only stories on July 2nd, 2011
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Road project advancing after austerity delay
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Flyers bury Panthers with 12-run fourth
Mariners' rally falls short vs. Monarchs
Fleagles break records for Wapakoneta Waves