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Monday, December 31st, 2012
Death, damage balanced by high job rate, sport titles during year
By Daily Standard Staff
1. Unsolved crimes - Murders are not commonplace in the Grand Lake area, and authorities currently have two cases under investigation making this the top story for 2012.
Law enforcement continues to investigate the murder of Melinda "Mindy" S. Shinn, 26, who was found shot to death in her Rockford home the morning of Nov. 8. [More]
Cavaliers crowned state champions
By Daily Standard Staff
It was another successful sports season within the Grand Lake area in 2012, and as we get set to begin 2013, here's a ranking of the top 10 local sports stories from this past year.
1. Cavs capture state crown - After three straight trips to the state football finals resulting in runner-up finishes, the Coldwater Cavaliers captured the Division V state championship this season with a 10-9 victory over Kirtland. [More]
Obituaries on December 31st, 2012
Jennifer Anne Westbay Helberg, 40, died Dec. 26, 2012, at Shelby Baptist Medical Center, Alabaster, Ala. [More]
Clifford E. Thatcher, 56, New Bremen, died at 3 a.m. Dec. 30, 2012, at his home [More]
Local pictures on December 31st, 2012
Subscriber only stories on December 31st, 2012
Local contractor to build wetlands
Driver makes icy plunge
Freytag announces retirement
St. Henry wins championship
Marion Local picks up win on the road
Gelhaus hits game-winner for Indians
WOHSBC leaders remain undefeated