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Friday, November 2nd, 2012
Consultant says earlier comment on alum's failure was misinterpreted
By Nancy Allen
GRAND LAKE - A consultant compiling a report on the effectiveness of this year's alum treatment on Grand Lake refuted a widely circulated story that said alum treatments on the lake aren't working.
Harry Gibbons of Seattle, Wash.-based TetraTech said comments he made during a recent summit in Columbus were misinterpreted. It was reported that the alum treatment to help lessen algae blooms didn't work this summer because high winds had stirred up phosphorous-rich muck from the lake's bottom. [More]
Nursing facilities, long-time community volunteer recognized
By Amy Kronenberger
ROCKFORD - A local citizen and business were honored for their service to the community during the 39th annual Rockford Chamber of Commerce banquet Thursday.
Resident Nancy Leighner was awarded Citizen of the Year while Steve Schaaf, administrator of the Laurels of Shane Hill and Maplewood of Shane's Village, accepted the award for Business of the Year. [More]
Obituaries on November 2nd, 2012
Jerry Lee Roberts, 62, Union City, Ind., died Oct. 31, 2012, at Hospice of Dayton. [More]
John Martin Rutherford, 71, of Eubank, Ky., and formerly of St. Henry, died Oct. 29, 2012, at Select Specialty Hospital, Lexington, Ky. [More]
Local pictures on November 2nd, 2012
Subscriber only stories on November 2nd, 2012
Officials pleased with grandstand repair bids
End of an era
Pact signed for $1.2 M
Area man pleads not guilty
Expert gives manure application tips
Wangler's attorney wants clarification for trial denial
Coldwater survives five-game thriller
Gerlach excelled as runner for Cavs
Cavs open postseason at home against Miami East