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Saturday, October 13th, 2012
By William Kincaid
MONTEZUMA - In just 2.5 minutes, the Montezuma Fire Department's rescue boat, Muskrat 1, can be lowered from the new boathouse on Windy Point into Grand Lake, enabling firefighters to cut their response time by 15 minutes.
Fire chief Ron Schulze, Ohio Department of Natural Resources Director Jim Zehringer and other officials spoke on Friday evening during a dedication of the department's new 30-by-36 foot boathouse. [More]
By Bruce Monnin
MINSTER - The Minster football team took advantage of every first-half opportunity to jump out to a 28-0 halftime lead over Fort Recovery. But when the lights at Minster's Memorial Field were turned back on after the band's Homecoming show, the Wildcats' offense sputtered in the second half of a 28-6 victory over the Indians. [More]
By Mark Ruschau
NEW BREMEN - The Anna Rockets used a steady dose of running back Christian Williams and some timely plays on defense and special teams to defeat the New Bremen 21-13 on Friday night in Midwest Athletic Conference action at New Bremen High School.
Williams, a 5-9, 218-pound sophomore, shredded New Bremen's defense for 318 yards on 31 carries and scored two touchdowns. The Rockets totaled 377 yards on the ground on 46 carries. [More]
Obituaries on October 13th, 2012
Rhoda L. Derringer, 84, Winchester, Ind., died Oct. 12, 2012, at Persimmon Ridge, Portland, Ind. [More]
Mercer County native Susan K. "Susie" Hardin, 63, Wapakoneta, died at 5:35 p.m. Oct. 11, 2012, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, due to cancer. [More]
Rosalyn Ann "Rosie" Riesen, 80, Celina, died at 9:45 p.m. Oct. 11, 2012, at her home. [More]
Local pictures on October 13th, 2012
Subscriber only stories on October 13th, 2012
School enrollment dips
Store evacuated after suspicious package found
Break-in reported
Don't pursue replica
Coldwater earns at least a share of MAC championship
St. Henry jumps on top quickly versus Parkway
Bulldogs beaten on the road by Wildcats
O-G captures at least a share of WBL title
St. John's holds on for two-point victory
Koesters has good start on Gray Course