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Thursday, August 2nd, 2012
Canine overcome in hot, parked patrol car
By Margie Wuebker
The Mercer County Sheriff's Office has suspended its K-9 program after the death of the department's second German Shepherd in two years.
Deputy Zak, who joined the department in 2010, was found dead inside a cruiser about 1 p.m. Wednesday by his handler, Deputy Chad Fortkamp. [More]
Obituaries on August 2nd, 2012
Marcella Louise Buel, 83, formerly of Mercer County, died July 27, 2012, in Friendswood, Texas, following a lengthy illness. [More]
Robert J. (Bob) Muhlenkamp, 83, Portland, Ind., died Aug. 1, 2012, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
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