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Wednesday, September 19th, 2012
Ag officials hope to ship hog waste out of watershed
By Nancy Allen
MARIA STEIN - Ag officials hope results from manure settling tank tests prove it's economically feasible to transport liquid hog waste out of the Grand Lake Watershed.
Three, 250-gallon tanks containing liquid hog manure were set up a few weeks ago at the Ted Heitkamp farm north of Maria Stein. Terry Mescher, an agricultural engineer with the state, is conducting the experiment and hopes to repeat it at two other farms, after the bugs are worked out. [More]
By Randy Bruns
ST. HENRY - As if the annual volleyball battle between Marion Local and St. Henry didn't contain enough drama on its own, this year's edition had a little more intrigue thanks to key missing components on both sides of the net.
Nevertheless, the action on the court lived up to its billing and when the smoke had cleared, the Flyers handed their rivals a 25-19, 16-25, 25-18 and 25-23 defeat. [More]
Obituaries on September 19th, 2012
M. Mildred "Millie" Noonan, 93, St. Marys, died at 1:20 a.m. Sept. 17, 2012, at Roselawn Manor Nursing Home, Spencerville. [More]
Kyle Ronald Rindler, 34, Maria Stein, died Sept. 17, 2012, at his home.
He wa [More]
Patricia Sue Link, 61, formerly of Celina, died Sept. 15, 2012, in East Orland, Maine. [More]
Local pictures on September 19th, 2012
Subscriber only stories on September 19th, 2012
Early voting move is likely
State funding down from previous year
Staff, students to told to fight intruder
Water tower font style remains undecided
New driving school rolls into Coldwater
Cavaliers knock off Cardinals in three
Celina's football team climbs to 10th in regional 8
Panthers earn first MAC win of season