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Monday, August 18th, 2014
By Margie Wuebker
MINSTER - A new exhibit commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Oktoberfest opens Sunday at the Minster Historical Society Museum.
The festival, which began Oct. 4-5, 1975, continues as a way for residents to celebrate their proud German heritage, according to museum curator Mary Oldiges. Thousands of people each year participate in the festivities, she added. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
COLDWATER - After finishing fourth at last year's Lefeld Implement Classic, E.J. Tackett was ready to return.
Tackett dominated Sunday's round-robin rounds to head to the stepladder finals as the top seed and then captured his first Lefeld Classic title with a 221-193 win over Rhino Page in the final game at Pla-Mor Lanes in Coldwater. [More]
Obituaries on August 18th, 2014
James W. Andres, 85, Celina, passed away Aug. 16, 2014, at his residence.
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Larry L. Lunz, 69, rural Wapakoneta, died at 12:09 a.m. Aug. 16, 2014, at his residence with his family at his side. [More]
Helen Pauline Shinabery, 93, Rockford, died at 10:30 p.m. Aug. 16, 2014, at VanCrest Health Care Center, Van Wert. [More]
Bernice Dexter, 95, Celina, died Aug. 16, 2014, at The Gardens at Celina.
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Gary Dingledine, 55, St. Marys, died Aug. 17, 2014, at Lima Memorial Health Sys [More]
Erina Poplaski, 96, Celina, passed away at 9:50 p.m. Aug. 15, 2014, at Vancrest Nursing Home, St. Marys. [More]
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