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Friday, June 1st, 2012
By Shelley Grieshop
MONTEZUMA - A site under construction along Prairie Creek is starting to resemble a nature-lover's paradise.
The 20-acre plot next to Aqua View Estates in Montezuma is a testing ground, of sorts, where phosphorus is being removed from the creek before it enters Grand Lake. Soon grasses and other plants - designed to absorb phosphorus that feeds the lake's harmful blue-green algae - will be planted throughout the landscape as part of the Prairie Creek Treatment Train. [More]
By Amy Kronenberger
Area librarians are asking for patrons' patience as they transition to an updated computer system this month.
Mercer County District Public Library in Celina and its branches in Mendon, Chickasaw and St. Henry will be closed Thursday, when the system goes live, Celina librarian Liz Muether said. [More]
Obituaries on June 1st, 2012
Loutisha L. Francis, 44, of St. Marys, died May 30, 2012, at the Cleveland Clinic, following an extended illness. [More]
Harry L. Birt, 84, of New Weston, died May 30, 2012, at Versailles Health Care Center. [More]
Local pictures on June 1st, 2012
Subscriber only stories on June 1st, 2012
City commences goose cleanup 'doodie'
County selling mini lakeside real estate
County approves village's flood prevention plan
BOE plans to hire new Spanish instructor
Celina woman participating in Avon Walk for Breast Cancer
Memorable ride at Indy 500 for Patton
Former Parkway star was dominant in the shot put
Niemeyer, Pierron and Muhlenkamp All-Ohio