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Tuesday, December 6th, 2011
Communities suing over amount charged
By Amy Kronenberger
ST. MARYS - City officials recently learned the city will be billed $2.7 million for terminating a contract it had with a nonprofit corporation to build a coal-fired power plant.
In 2009, American Municipal Power (AMP) member communities in Ohio, Michigan, West Virginia and Virginia agreed to construct a base-load coal power plant in Meigs County. The plant would have supplied electricity to 81 member communities, which include St. Marys, Celina, New Bremen and Minster. [More]
Lake Restoration Commission
By Nancy Allen
GRAND LAKE - Lake Restoration Commission (LRC) members plan to meet with state directors Jan. 19 to discuss the status of ongoing projects to restore Grand Lake.
Invited will be directors of the Ohio EPA and departments of agriculture and natural resources, a governor's office representative and the LRC's consultant, Battelle, Milt Miller told those attending the Lake Development Corporation (LDC) meeting Monday. Miller is president of the LDC and fundraising chairman for the LRC. [More]
Obituaries on December 6th, 2011
John Milton Buterbaugh, 84, of Celina, died at 3:25 p.m. Dec. 4, 2011, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
Ralph R. Pickering Sr., 77, of New Bremen, died at 3:45 p.m. Dec. 4, 2011, at Kindred Hospital, Lima. [More]
Leona A. Steinemann, 92, of Minster, died at 6:49 a.m. Dec. 5, 2011, at Elmwood of New Bremen. [More]
Jacob Lewis Limbert, infant son of Scott and Julie Fullenkamp Limbert of Minster, was stillborn at 3:55 a.m. Dec. 4, 2011, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Timothy Wayne Rickard, 60, of Mendon, died at 10:30 p.m. Nov. 30, 2011, in Columbus. [More]
Mary B. Mowrey, 92, formerly of Tipp City, died Dec. 4, 2011, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Darrel M. Smith, 81, died 2:07 a.m. Dec. 5, 2011, at Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
Local pictures on December 6th, 2011
Subscriber only stories on December 6th, 2011
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Digester group seeks building site
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Coldwater runners-up at tourney in Columbus
Congratulations Coldwater Football - 2011 Division V State Runners-up
Congratulations Marion Local Football - 2011 Division VI State Champs