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Monday, January 7th, 2013
Laws vary on where vehicles may glide across snow
By Eric Adams
For the first time in about two years, snowmobiles have been seen zipping around the area after nearly seven inches of snow blanketed the area in early January.
There isn't a blanket set of rules on where riders may cruise, however.
Brian Miller, interim director for Grand Lake St. Marys State Park, said snowmobiles are not allowed anywhere on park premises, except for the frozen surface of Grand Lake. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
MINSTER - Solid defense provided Celina's girls basketball team a fast start and the Bulldogs picked up their ninth win of the season with a 50-38 triumph on Saturday over Minster at Wildcat Gymnasium.
Pressure defense by Celina (9-2) from the opening tip kept Minster (7-5) scoreless for the first 4:13 of the game and the Bulldogs jumped in front 7-0 after buckets from Emily Bihn, Katie Stahl and Hillary Heiby. [More]
Obituaries on January 7th, 2013
Robert M. Leisure, 80, Celina, died Dec. 22, 2012, at his home.
He was born April 29, 1932, in Elwood, Ind., to the late John and Beulah Leisure. [More]
Rita J. Evers, 88, Tipp City, died Jan. 4, 2013, at Wayne Hospital, Greenville. [More]
Donald B. Elston, 80, Celina, died Jan. 4, 2013, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
No services are planned. [More]
Natalia "Dee Dee" Barnhart Osterholt, 90, formerly of Philothea and most recently of Coldwater, Mich., passed away peacefully on Jan. 5, 2013. [More]
Clarence B. Tuente, 84, Maria Stein, died Jan. 4, 2013, at his home.
He was b [More]
Master Sgt. Luke L. Heitkamp, USAF, 66, of Panama City, Fla., passed away Jan. 2, 2013, at Bay Medical Center following a brief illness. [More]
Nancy J. Niemeyer, 76, New Knoxville, died at 10:35 p.m. Jan. 4, 2013, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Janice E. Schroer, 74, New Bremen, died at 2:55 p.m. Jan. 6, 2013, at Elmwood of New Bremen. [More]
Alfrieda F. Mescher, 89, Minster, died at 8:05 a.m. Jan. 6, 2013, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center. [More]
LeRoy J. Piekenbrock, 75, Maria Stein, died at 1:15 p.m. Jan. 5, 2013, at his home. [More]
Local pictures on January 7th, 2013
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