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Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
Programs, some busing cut; pay to participate to begin
By Amy Kronenberger
ST. MARYS - Cuts in programs and personnel to save the district about $1.5 million will be implemented for next school year due to the failure of a recent levy.
The elimination of the vocational agriculture program, implementation of pay to participate and the reduction of at least one teacher and several building secretaries are among actions approved by board of education members meeting in special session Tuesday. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
COLDWATER - Carter Kanney sits cross-legged on the floor watching a Disney flick as he clenches a small toy car in his hand.
His actions, spirit and frequent giggles resemble most 3-year-olds but his life is much more complicated. A year ago, his parents learned he has mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) II or Hunter syndrome, a rare genetic disorder with no known cure. [More]
Midwest Athletic Conference Track Meet
By Bruce Monnin
VERSAILLES - Marion Local's girls and Minster's boys have the early leads in the team title races after the first day of the Midwest Athletic Conference track meet on Tuesday.
The Lady Flyers are in first thus far with 61 points with Minster (52 1/2), Coldwater (36 5/6) and Versailles (36 1/3) following closely. Versailles has won the MAC the last eight years. [More]
Obituaries on May 15th, 2013
Ruth Krieg, 84, of rural New Bremen, died May 14, 2015, at her residence.
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Bernard "Ben" H. Siefring, 83, Coldwater, died May 13, 2013. at his home.
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Local pictures on May 15th, 2013
Subscriber only stories on May 15th, 2013
Safety concern closes skatepark
Reforms approved for grading, attendance
Police union contract approved
Fat docs carry little weight with their heavy patients
City selling lot for car dealership expansion
Creek erosion control bids come in under estimate
City may craft sign legislation
Parkway district's financial forecast shows no deficits
Tax deferment plan for Maria Stein pullet farm moves ahead
Coco Addiction pairs fine flavors, fashion
Roughriders eliminated from tourney by Redskins
Minster crushes Marion Local
Coldwater blows out St. John's