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Friday, January 31st, 2014
By Nancy Allen
It's so cold outside, even cattle are wearing coats.
Twenty-two calves born in the last three weeks at Brownhaven Dairy in Auglaize County have been wrapped in special, coat-like blankets to keep them warm.
Local livestock farmers have had to be more vigilant about the health of their animals after consecutive days of sub-zero temperatures and sometimes fierce wind.   Though temperatures have warmed recently, lows of 8 and 10 degrees are forecast for Monday and Tuesday. [More]
By William Kincaid
NEW KNOXVILLE - Village officials were concerned when Brookside Laboratories moved to neighboring New Bremen to expand its operations.
But Crown Equipment allayed those worries when it purchased the facility on South Main Street, New Knoxville Village Administrator Rex Katterheinrich said Thursday morning at the annual State of the Villages Breakfast at First United Church of Christ. [More]
By Bruce Monnin
ST. MARYS - Searching for their first Western Buckeye League win of the season, St. Marys relied on a strong defensive effort during Thursday's matchup at home against Defiance.
The Roughriders built a 12-point lead by halftime and then survived an early fourth-quarter comeback by the Bulldogs and St. Marys earned a 40-32 victory. [More]
Obituaries on January 31st, 2014
Martha A. Poor, 73, Celina, died at 12:45 a.m. Jan. 29, 2014, at OSU Medical Center, Columbus. [More]
Travis G. Mosley, 44, Lima, died suddenly at 4 p.m. Jan. 29, 2014, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Julitta Nedderman, 90, St. Marys, died at 5:15 p.m. Jan. 29, 2014, at Golden Living Center-Valley, St. Marys. [More]
Lucille T. Gertz, 95, Celina, passed away Jan. 30, 2014, at the Laurels of Shan [More]
Mary Ann Preston, 80, St. Marys, passed away at 8 p.m. Jan. 30, 2014, at Otterb [More]
Local pictures on January 31st, 2014
Subscriber only stories on January 31st, 2014
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Hirn gets early release from prison
Tigers clinch share of MAC
Bulldogs fall on the road to Cougars
Minster wins eighth straight to cap perfect month
St. Henry earns first MAC win