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Monday, March 30th, 2015
By Jared Mauch
Less snow this winter resulted in less spending for many Mercer and Auglaize county communities, with some cutting their overtime and salt use in half.
The savings may result in some smoother roads this summer, officials said.
Local weather forecaster Dennis Howick measured 22.2 inches of snow through February compared with more than 60 inches last winter. [More]
Obituaries on March 30th, 2015
Margaret Homan, age 76, of Coldwater, died on Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Rose Mary (Baltes) Raterman, age 83, of Fort Loramie Swanders Rd., Minster, Ohio, passed away of natural causes at her residence, Friday morning March 27, 2015. [More]
Margy P. Wolfe, 90, Celina, died on March 29, 2015, at Joint Township District [More]
Nicholas J. Baumer age 73 of Minster, Ohio died on Friday, March 27, 2015 at his home. [More]
Local pictures on March 30th, 2015
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