GRAND LAKE - Last year's alum treatment on Grand Lake reduced phosphorous levels by about the same amount as in 2011, but those levels rebounded much more quickly.
A report released this week on last year's treatment showed phosphorous levels at the end of the summer were as high as they'd been prior to treatment in April, report co-author Harry Gibbons of Tetra Tech Inc. said. The main reasons: heavy spring rain brought in phosphorous and then a summer drought concentrated it. [More]
MINSTER - A 29-year-old man will serve six months in jail for burning down his former Minster home last year following a spat with his pregnant girlfriend.
Chad Bowers, formerly of Minster and now living in New Bremen, was placed on five years community control sanctions. He also was ordered to pay nearly $17,000 in fines and restitution during the sentence hearing Tuesday morning in Auglaize County Common Pleas Court. [More]
Following three seasons on the sidelines at Minster Memorial Field, Wildcats head football coach Nate Moore announced to his team on Tuesday afternoon that he would not be returning for a fourth year.
Moore was named the new head coach of Cincinnati LaSalle on Tuesday evening. LaSalle is a member of the Greater Catholic League, one of the most dominant big-school conferences in Southwest Ohio and the state. [More]