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Monday, March 2nd, 2015
By Tom Millhouse
With frequent arctic-like temperatures during February and Sunday's storm dumping more snow, it's been difficult for area residents to find signs that spring is just a few weeks away.
However, one harbinger of the coming change of seasons kicked in today when the Welcome Home federal housing program began accepting applications from would-be homebuyers seeking grants up to $5,000 to get them into new homes by the time temperatures finally warm up. [More]
Division IV Girls Basketball Sectional at Kenton
By Robb Hemmelgarn
KENTON - Three Midwest Athletic Conference teams from Auglaize County converged at Kenton High School on Saturday night each holding visions of keeping its postseason dreams alive in the Division IV tournament.
Unfortunately for two of them, the [More]
Obituaries on March 2nd, 2015
Albert "Al" Leo Heitkamp, 83, Rockford, entered into rest at 12:55 a.m. Feb. 28, 2015, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Jeanette Eldridge, 80, St. Marys, died at 5:08 p.m. Feb. 27, 2015, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster. [More]
Walter Lawrence Langenkamp, 60, Pennville, Ind., passed away from cancer Feb. 27, 2015, in Celina. [More]
Cecile Marie O'Daffer, 98, Middle Point, died at 4 p.m. Feb. 28, 2015, shortly after arrival at Van Wert County Hospital. [More]
Ella V. McDonald, 83, Celina, passed away at 8:05 a.m. Feb. 25, 2015, at OSU Medical Center, Columbus. [More]
Emmit Steven Pleiman, stillborn son of Nick and Kim (Rose) Pleiman, St. Henry, died on March 1, 2015, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Betty Lou (Carr) Howe-Johnson, 81, Greenville, went to be with the Lord on Feb. 28, 2015, at Rest Haven Nursing Home, Greenville. [More]
Shirley A. Dicke, 71, New Bremen area, died at 10:41 a.m. Feb. 27, 2015, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Laverne Anna Lela Hirschfeld Kittle, 85, formerly of Montezuma, passed away on the evening of Feb. 24, 2015, at Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Community, St. Marys. [More]
Clarine P. Liette, 96, formerly of St. Henry, died Feb. 28, 2015, at Clare Bridge, Greenville. [More]
Local pictures on March 2nd, 2015
Subscriber only stories on March 2nd, 2015
Mayor looks to redraw official's contract
Flyers roll past Redskins; Indians' comeback attempt falls short against Ada
Bulldogs, 'Riders end their seasons
Cavs win in overtime
Lady Cavs heading to state
Coldwater wins LCC sectional