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Thursday, March 22nd, 2012
Celina police chief warns of dangers
By Amy Kronenberger
A recent theft in Celina has opened the eyes of authorities and residents to a way a burglar can break into a garage.
A Celina man was arrested last week for stealing a pickup truck from a Bruns Avenue garage after he reportedly slid a hangar or wire with a hook through the top of the garage door to disable the emergency release latch. The man then pulled up the garage door and entered the home. [More]
57-ton suction dredge will be assembled on the east side of lake
By Nancy Allen
GRAND LAKE - Grand Lake's new $668,000 dredge, Brutus, arrived Wednesday in several pieces on five trailers.
The 57-ton suction dredge will be assembled this week in the parking lot at Freedom Outdoors Marina on the east side of the lake. A dedication ceremony with a champagne bottle christening will be next week, said Tom Grabow, manager of Grand Lake St. Marys State Park's dredge program. [More]
Obituaries on March 22nd, 2012
Michael J. Schulze, 58, Beavercreek, died March 17, 2012, while mountain bike riding at Huffman Park, Fairborn. [More]
Wes Bonifas, 28, South Dunkirk, Ind., died March 20, 2012, at his home.
He wa [More]
Clifford W. Fisher Jr., 64, Celina, died at 1:28 a.m. March 21, 2012, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Paul R. Fortman, 90, St. Marys, died at 10:39 a.m. March 21, 2012, at Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on March 22nd, 2012
Subscriber only stories on March 22nd, 2012
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