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Monday, July 28th, 2014
By Kathy Thompson
Stricter setback regulations approved in June could foil proposed plans for a wind turbine project that stretches into northern Mercer County.
Gov. John Kasich signed House Bill 483 in June, which includes a revision requiring wind turbines to be erected 1,300 feet from the nearest property line. The law previously required turbines to be placed 1,300 feet from a structure and about 550 feet from a neighboring property line. [More]
Obituaries on July 28th, 2014
Theresa Dietz Case, 80, St. Marys, died July 27, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Margaret "Margie" Dirksen, 76, Maria Stein, died at 1:35 p.m. July 26, 2014, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Mary K. Houser, 82, Mendon, died at 2:17 p.m. July 25, 2014, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center. [More]
Richard L. Loughridge, 81, Celina, passed away at 1:55 a.m. July 28, 2014, at C [More]
William "Bill" Poeppelman, 91, Minster, died at 10:10 p.m. July 25, 2014, at Elmwood of New Bremen. [More]
Clayton Eugene Springer, 88, Sun City Center, Fla., and formerly of Van Wert and Mendon, died at 6 a.m. July 26, 2014, in Sun City Center. [More]
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Ex-Bulldog Goodwin wins Lake Fest 5K