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Thursday, April 21st, 2016
By Jared Mauch
ROCKFORD - Law enforcement officers arrested one man Wednesday in connection with Monday's armed robbery of the Dollar General store.
John Smead, 49, New Haven, Ind., was arrested during the execution of a search warrant in New Haven by officers from the New Haven and Rockford police departments and the Allen County, Ind., SWAT team, according to a Rockford police news release. [More]
College Notes
By Colin Foster
While the warm, dry weather allowed for the spring sports to get going this past week, college football programs were in the midst of their spring practice schedule, culminating in intersquad games.    At the University of Pittsburgh, Marion Local grad Adam Bertke played for Team Dorsett at the Panthers' Blue-Gold Game. Bertke, entering his second season as a quarterback for the Panthers, was 1-of-5 passing for 13 yards in Team Dorsett's 19-17 win over Team Cavanaugh. [More]
Obituaries on April 21st, 2016
Bennie Young, 81, Mendon, died on April 20, 2016, at The Ohio State University [More]
Local pictures on April 21st, 2016
Subscriber only stories on April 21st, 2016
WSU nursing program to focus on quality
Chainsaw artist: Fine work takes the most time
Mercer health board considers operating levy
Minster officials review school funding, safety issues
Officials: County ready for disease-based mass-fatality event
Two New Bremen businesses lauded
Health official talks lead, protection from animal bites
BWC officials says Ohio workplace injuries have decreased
St. Marys woman arrested on drug charge after crashes
Zuma officials to pursue grant to help pay for street project
Brunswick talks about recipe for success
Panthers win another wild one
Bulldogs fall to Lakers
Crystal Gayle no stranger to region