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Saturday, November 2nd, 2013
By Nancy Allen
A promising growing season was stunted by dry weather and area farmers are reporting an excellent corn crop and average to below average soybean crop this year, according to ag leaders.
The year began as one of the best in decades with farmers marveling at the height of their corn stands. But lack of rain in August and September stunted yields, particularly for soybeans, ag officials said. [More]
Computer Points
By Bruce Monnin
It was a tough night for two local teams as Celina and Minster saw their playoff bubbles burst.
Minster would not have qualified for the postseason even if it had won Friday night but Celina would still be playing next week had the Bulldogs been able to defeat Elida last night. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
MARIA STEIN - It took just two plays to put Marion Local's football team in gear for an outright Midwest Athletic Conference title.
Long touchdown runs from Hunter Wilker and Aaron Nietfeld on the first two offensive plays of the game for Marion Local helped the Flyers finish the regular season 10-0 with a 42-6 victory over New Bremen on Friday night at Booster Stadium in Maria Stein. It's just the second outright conference crown in the Tim Goodwin era as the Flyers's head coach. [More]
Obituaries on November 2nd, 2013
Leo R. Buehler, 86, of Kettlersville, died at 1:40 a.m. Nov. 1, 2013, at his residence. [More]
Dorothy A. Smith, 92, Minster, died at 1:30 a.m. Nov. 1, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Local pictures on November 2nd, 2013
Subscriber only stories on November 2nd, 2013
Assessment's goal to boost county residents' health
County voters asked to renew district's 0.5-mill library levy
Three candidates compete for pair of Blackcreek Twp. trustee seats
New Bremen receives almost $250K for shared Miami and Erie Canal trail
Celina's postseason dreams crushed in blowout loss to Elida
St. Marys finishes the season 0-10
Cavaliers strike quickly in win
St. John's secures postseason invitation
Kenton wins outright WBL crown