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Saturday, January 11th, 2014
By Amy Kronenberger
Teaching methods in public schools are changing with the implementation this fall of Common Core State Standards.
Area school districts have spent three years preparing for the new standards that will be fully implemented by the 2014-2015 school year. Common Core in Ohio includes standards in math and language arts and has been adopted by 44 other states. It focuses student learning on critical thinking and a deeper understanding of the material, according to the Ohio Department of Education. [More]
By Bruce Monnin
MINSTER - In a low scoring, defensive struggle that featured seven lead changes and three ties in the fourth quarter, the outcome of the game came down to the free-throw line. 
Delphos St. John's excelled at the charity stripe and Minster struggled as the Blue Jays escaped Wildcat Gymnasium with a 45-42 victory. [More]
Obituaries on January 11th, 2014
Mary Jane Jones Hahn, 84, of Mendon, formerly of New Castle, Pa., crossed the g [More]
Thelma Fannon, 97, formerly of St. Marys, died at 8:50 a.m. Jan. 9, 2014, at Celina Manor. [More]
Local pictures on January 11th, 2014
Subscriber only stories on January 11th, 2014
Voters may be asked to OK income tax change
Maria Stein man killed in accident
Multi-million dollar road project slated; new policies set for closing offices
Logjam on top of the WBL
Third quarter sparks Flyers to win
Cardinals roll to victory over Cavs
Mathias leads Bulldogs to win over Roughriders
Coldwater wrestlers win tri-meet