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Tuesday, August 30th, 2011
By Nancy Allen
GRAND LAKE - Heavy spring rains washed away chances for a successful alum study on Grand Lake this year.
"The bottom line is things were looking good and we were measuring significant phosphorous reductions and then the weather took over," Ohio EPA spokeswoman Dina Pierce said this morning. [More]
By Amy Kronenberger
ST. MARYS - City council's streets and sidewalks committee on Monday agreed to ask full council to expand public notification of council meetings under the recommendation of the law director.
The committee met after residents complained the city's current method - posting a notification on the bulletin board in the municipal building lobby - was not enough. Council chose the streets and sidewalks committee to discuss the issue because it has no communication committee. [More]
Obituaries on August 30th, 2011
Daniel "Dale" Leonard Sr., 85, Celina, died at 12:15 a.m. Aug. 29, 2011, at his residence. [More]
Mary Gallimore, 88, St. Marys, died Aug. 29, 2011, at Otterbein Retirement Livi [More]
James E. Wilson, 76, Celina, died Aug. 26, 2011, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Living Community, St. Marys. [More]
Rev. Marvin Steffes, C.PP.S., St. Charles Center, Carthagena, died at Mercer Co [More]
Charline E. Schmit, 83, Montezuma, died Aug. 30, 2011, at Briarwood Village, Co [More]
Carl "Pete" Griesdorn, 69, Cincinnati, died Aug. 28, 2011.
He was born March [More]
Paul Geier, 84, Kettering, died Aug. 26, 2011, at Sycamore Glenn Nursing Home, Miamisburg. [More]
Jack Willard Bayman, 75, Luverne, Ala., died Aug. 27, 2011, at Luverne Health & Rehab. [More]
Local pictures on August 30th, 2011
Subscriber only stories on August 30th, 2011
Proposed plants may help clean lake
Freedom Train on track bringing smiles to crew and passengers
Celina applies for grants to purchase dispatch consoles
Three people file as write-in candidates
Flyover pinpoints pot in field
Residents' complaints lead to six arrests
WBL off to a strong start
MAC rivals meet on the links at the Elks