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Tuesday, February 28th, 2012
By Daily Standard Staff
By MARGIE WUEBKER
and AMY KRONENBERGER
newsdept@dailystandard.com
NEW BREMEN - Fire destroyed a historic landmark and two businesses along West Monroe Street (state Route 274) on Monday night.
The Fireside Pub and Q's Barbershop, housed at street level in the 1895 Boesel Opera House building, were filled with smoke when firefighters got a call about 6:30 p.m. No one was injured. Both businesses were closed when the fire began. [More]
Log cabin hewn over 170 years ago near Maria Stein
By Margie Wuebker
MARIA STEIN - If walls could talk, what tales a two-story log cabin along Rolfes Road could tell.
The cabin, estimated at nearly 175 years old, was revealed when Bruns Excavating of Maria Stein dismantled a home it purchased in July 2011 from Eric and Carrie Prenger. After an addition and old asbestos siding shingles were removed, workers found massive 18-foot by 30-foot-long oak logs. [More]
By Ryan Hines
CELINA - It has been and will continue to be an interesting preseason for the Celina softball program.
While the Bulldogs prepare for the upcoming spring sports season, cameras from MTV's reality show "Made" will follow the progression of Celina junior Elizabeth Hogg, who is trying to earn a roster spot. [More]
Obituaries on February 28th, 2012
Georgia Shope, 85, Rockford, died at 6:30 a.m. Feb. 27, 2012, in her daughter's home in St. Marys. [More]
Larry L. Berron, 63, Coldwater, died at 2 a.m. Feb. 26, 2012, at his residence. [More]
The Rev. Lawrence "Larry" Heiman, C.PP.S., 94, died Feb. 26, 2012, in the infirmary of St. Charles Center, Carthagena. [More]
Margaret Rider, 80, St. Marys, died Feb. 27, 2012, at her residence.
Arrangem [More]
Kathryn B. "Kitty" Luecke, 92, St. Marys, died at 7 a.m. Feb. 26, 2012, at Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices, St. Marys. [More]
Laura Ann Stevens, 42, Marion, died Feb. 27, 2012, at her residence.
She was born Oct. 1, 1969, to Jerry and Brenda Burke Enyart, who are deceased. [More]
Local pictures on February 28th, 2012
Subscriber only stories on February 28th, 2012
Manure digester plan gets flushed
St. Henry introduces turbine ban ordinance
Athletic boosters to upgrade Memorial Field
Celina purchasing new fire truck
Council agrees to road resurfacing
Truck driver collapses at Cooper Farms, later dies
Local farmers needed to do manure test plots
New group to support New Bremen FFA
Local bowlers excited for state competition
Williams to play hoops with brother at MVNU