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Wednesday, February 8th, 2012
Lack of ice on lake may influence type of bloom
By Nancy Allen
GRAND LAKE - The lack of ice on Grand Lake this winter may mean the freak algae that coated the lake in the summer of 2010 won't reappear this year.
Celina Water Treatment Plant Superintendent Mike Sudman said ice on the lake two years ago acted like a lid, trapping ammonia in the water. Planktothrix, the lake's dominant algae for years, is hampered by ammonia; aphanizomenon, the foul-smelling blue-green algae that overtook the lake in 2010, is not. [More]
By Christine Henderson
Small business owners should make sure to follow all income tax regulations. The Internal Revenue Service is watching, local CPAs warn.
"I would caution businesses that the government is tightening the screws a little bit," Rick Mosier, certified public accountant of Mosier and Byers CPAs, Celina, said. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - Despite a 12-point lead early in the fourth quarter, Coldwater still needed a late jumper by Kiya Dues to pick up a 52-50 win over Wapakoneta on Tuesday night at The Palace.
The Cavaliers appeared to be in control with a 41-29 lead an [More]
Obituaries on February 8th, 2012
David S. Schmitt, 62, Fort Recovery, died Feb. 5, 2012, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
The location of services is changed for Brianna Elizabeth Coon, 17, Rockford, w [More]
Norma Jean Buck, 87, Celina, died at 11:40 a.m. Feb. 7, 2012, at Community Hosp [More]
Frederick J. Cook, 79, St. Marys, died Feb. 6, 2012, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. [More]
Larry Fledderjohann, 68, St. Marys, died at 9:46 p.m. Feb. 6, 2012, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Former Celina resident Randy E. Goodwin, 62, Commerce Township, Mich., died at 1:25 p.m. Feb. 6, 2012, at his residence. [More]
Etta May Kreischer, 84, Van Wert, died Jan. 31, 2012, at Van Wert Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Local pictures on February 8th, 2012
Subscriber only stories on February 8th, 2012
Board plans for new K-8 school
63-year-old banner donated to county
Income tax figures in
Contractors chosen for bridge and culvert work
All-day, every day kindergarten set for fall
Man critical after accident
Waterline project ahead of schedule
Council discusses use of notification service
Celina merchants group establishes annual dues
Flyers' size too much for Indians
Defense, rebounding carry Bulldogs to win
Rangers cruise past Wildcats