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Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
New Bremen fire ruled accidental
By Margie Wuebker
NEW BREMEN - The cause of a fire Monday night that destroyed a historic landmark and two businesses has been ruled undetermined.
The finding was made Tuesday after an investigator and a supervisor from the Ohio Fire Marshal's Office met with New Bremen Fire Chief Bob Kuck. [More]
St. Henry
By Shelley Grieshop
ST. HENRY - The village again is making a splash by earning the title of best tasting tap water in the U.S.
Still reeling from past honors for one of the best places in the state and nation to raise kids, the small town netted its newest honor on Saturday at the 22nd annual Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting in West Virginia. [More]
Division IV Sectional at Coldwater
By Randy Bruns
COLDWATER - Though they were playing without a key cog, the Minster Wildcats turned in an efficient performance to begin postseason play on Tuesday night at The Palace.
With leading scorer Adam Niemeyer sidelined by illness for the second straight game, the Wildcats broke through in the second quarter and rode the hot hand of Devon Poeppelman to a 58-48 sectional semifinal victory over the New Knoxville Rangers. [More]
Obituaries on February 29th, 2012
Sue Thompson, 73, St. Marys, died at 12:10 a.m. Feb. 28, 2012, at Lima Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Alice J. Poeppelman, 83, Minster, died at 11:37 p.m. Feb. 27, 2012, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. [More]
Margaret L. Rider, 80, St. Marys, died at 11:05 p.m. Feb. 27, 2012, at her residence. [More]
Former Mendon resident Michael S. Boley, 68, Corinth, Miss., died Feb. 27, 2012, at Centennial Hospital, Ashland City, Tenn. [More]
Phyllis Hoblet Ayres, 84, died Feb. 27, 2012, at Laurels, Rockford.
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Georgia Shope, 85, Rockford, died at 6:30 a.m. Feb. 27, 2012, in her daughter's home in St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on February 29th, 2012
Subscriber only stories on February 29th, 2012
Officials ready for flooding
Proposed law takes on hazardous buildings
No action taken to vacate alley
Residents nix property police
Tentative street program presented
Village proceeds with flood protection effort
Ruane hired as middle school principal
Welding company seeks help growing business
Credit union to build new facility in future
Greve sinks late three-pointer to lift Wapak over St. Marys
Celina's steady seven