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Wednesday, August 15th, 2012
Coldwater lunches
By Betty Lawrence
COLDWATER - Coldwater schools' food services director called new USDA food guidelines "the most sweeping" in her 14-year career.
Lynn Rinderle told school board members during a meeting Tuesday that students will be able to select from three to five different food components in the new "build a tray" cafeteria program, coined Offer vs. Serve. [More]
By Amy Kronenberger
ROCKFORD - The football field soon will be getting new lights.
School board members on Tuesday hired Bender Electrical Company, St. Henry, for no more than $35,000 to replace two lights damaged by a June 29 storm and replace all underground wiring. The board also hired Dayton Power and Light for an estimated $20,000-$25,000 to upgrade the transformer and handle other electrical work to make all elements compatible. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
MINSTER - The Southwestern Auglaize County Chamber of Commerce launched its first Cash Mob event Aug. 8 at two local businesses - Wagner's IGA and the Wooden Shoe Inn.
The event drew a dozen participants interested in supporting local businesses while finding good deals and picking up some freebies in the process. [More]
Obituaries on August 15th, 2012
Alfred I. Sudhoff, 83, Coldwater, died Aug. 15, 2012, at his home.
Arrangemen [More]
Former Celina resident Doris Aileen Barber, 92, died at 8:10 p.m. Aug. 13, 2012, at Wintersong Village Nursing Home, Delaware. [More]
Scott R. Garwick, 59, Mendon, died Aug. 13, 2012, at his residence.
He was bo [More]
Robert A. Magoon, 100, St. Marys, died Aug. 12, 2012, at Otterbein Senior Lifes [More]
John I. Gander, 89, a former Allen County resident, died at 9:43 a.m. Aug. 13, 2012, at The Gardens of Celina. [More]
Local pictures on August 15th, 2012
Subscriber only stories on August 15th, 2012
Taking flight at the Mercer County Fair
Latta pays visit to local businesses
Pump on wish list if levy passes
Fair animals checked for swine flu
Romer's awarded loan to buy villas
Deputy will not be charged for dog's death
BOE discuss goals for new school year
Water advisory lifted
Fort school board buys neighboring property
Parkway grabs county bragging rights
Multiple victories for multiple drivers
Pro bowlers returning to Pla-Mor Lanes for fifth PBA tournament