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Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012 Edition of The Daily Standard
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CELINA - The brown scum blanketing portions of Grand Lake the last couple of days was dead algae, according to Ohio Department of Natural Resources Director Jim Zehringer. "We had the scum analyzed, and it's dead algae," he sai . . .
After a solid start to the 2012 Major League Baseball season, Cory Luebke's season is over. The San Diego Padres' left-handed pitcher will undergo surgery on Wednesday to replace a torn Ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in his pi . . .
Mercer County for the sixth consecutive month has the lowest unemployment rate in the state. The continually declining unemployment rate is due to existing businesses expanding, often adding a few employees at a time, Mercer Co . . .
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• Governor Kasich pushes for a better Ohio
• Finger-licking good time had by all
• Board rejects principal's wish to retire-rehire
• New AD may coach one year
• School may develop outdoor classroom
• Graduation set for Sunday for Fort Recovery seniors
• American Legion votes against lease to marina
• Huelsman to coach Redskins' girls team
• Wildcats ready to make regional debut
• Lakers' baseball team lands a pair of Coldwater commitments
• St. Henry to party on its 175th birthday
• Grand Lake area offers recreational opportunities
• Sprints, mods, stocks at Eldora
• Tradition planted in strawberry festival
• Picnic features games, music
• Mendon festival to include inflatables
• Festival goers may win prizes
• Contests, food and rides on agenda
• New features added to Chickasaw picnic
• Zuma Days offers free train rides
• Community Days adds new attractions
• Maria Stein Country Fest marks twenty-fifth anniversary
• Regional bands kicks off Freedom Days
• Village picnic features favorites
• Taste of Celina returns
• Car to be raffled at IC Picnic
• Old-time Chatt picnic set in July
• Lake Festival keeping with tradition
• Burkettsville Community Picnic plans food, games
• Golf courses
• Tractor pull set for two nights
• Popular events return to Fireman's Picnic
• Auglaize County Fair offering daily deals at the gate
• U.S. 127 garage sale
• Pageant kicks off Summerfest
• Community picnic raises funds for park
• Sites to visit
• British music, rodeo add to Mercer fair
• Variety of lodgings welcome visitors to area
• Coldwater softball tournament will raise money for MDA
• Mariners games set for summer
• Bremenfest to bring new ride company, animals
• Regatta to bring boats to lake
• Bean Bake to feature re-enactors
• Pumpkins will fly high
• St. Joe Homecoming to include Mass, music, food, games
• Minster to celebrate German heritage with food, music, fun
Local Obituaries
Grace E. Bruggeman Timmerman, 89, Coldwater, died May 21, 2012, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. She was born Feb. 22, 1923, in Akron, to James Vincent and Lillian Lorraine Lee Wallace Sr. Surviving are four children, a brot . . .
Margaret E. "Maggie" Roebuck, 72, Fort Recovery, died May 21, 2012, at the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center, Van Wert. She was born July 16, 1939, in Coldwater, to Harry and Dillie (Carmack) McDowell. Surviving are a son, Da . . .
John E. Zumbrink, 67, Elijah-York Road, North Star, died Monday, May 21, 2012, at his home. He was born Nov. 30, 1944, in Celina, to the late August and Mary (McClurg) Zumbrink. He is survived by his fiancee, Phyllis Krieg, a . . .
Virginia L. Strader, 85, St. Marys, died at 10:45 a.m. on May 20, 2012, at Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford. She was born Oct. 18, 1927, in St. Marys, to John and Sarah (Moser) Jacobs. On Aug. 25, 1956, she married Joseph M. S . . .
Keith N. Balfour, 81, of Celina, died at 8 p.m. May 17, 2012, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. He was born Aug. 17, 1930, in Superior, Wisc., to Donald W. and Anna Marie (Anderson) Balfour. On May 26, 1972, he married to Jacquelin . . .
Robert Fields, 51, rural Mendon, died May 20, 2012, of injuries received in a motorcycle accident in Auglaize County. Arrangements are pending at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home. . . .
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