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Monday, July 1st, 2013
Move allows local officials to seek tax, receive donations
By William Kincaid
COLUMBUS - A new legal funding entity called the Lake Facilities Authority was authorized Sunday as part of the state's $62 billion operating budget signed by Gov. John Kasich.
The LFA will grant local officials authority to accept grants, place levies on the ballot, receive land from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, sell anticipation and revenue bonds and own and operate algae-mitigation facilities. [More]
Obituaries on July 1st, 2013
Patricia Ann Skinner, 78, Celina, passed away at 12:15 a.m. June 29, 2013, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater. [More]
Dorothy M. Schmiesing, 89, Celina, passed away at 5:50 p.m. June 30, 2013, at the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center. [More]
Bobby Lee Smith, 83, Celina, died June 25, 2013, at the Cleveland Clinic.
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Connie J. Wellman, 59, formerly of New Bremen, died June 30, 2013, in La Porte, [More]
Jerry Henkaline, 67, Minster, passed away June 29, 2013, at Joint Township Dist [More]
Thomas J. Miller, 84, St. Marys, died at 8:35 p.m. June 28, 2013, at Otterbein Retirement Community in St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on July 1st, 2013
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