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Tuesday, May 31st, 2016
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Mercer County must retain its young people because rural communities have a tough time convincing companies to invest if they don't have a growing population, a county official said.
Mercer County Community Development Director Jared Ebbing recently delivered that message to the Grand Lake Rotary Club while touting the importance of the proposed Tri Star 2.0 project, a plan to consolidate the nine-district career compact's programs into one location. [More]
Obituaries on May 31st, 2016
Ralph C. Grevenkamp, 73, of Sidney, passed away at 7:10 AM on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at Fair Haven Shelby County Home. [More]
Oscar A. Borgerding, age 95, of St. Henry, died Monday, May 30, 2016 at Celina Manor. [More]
Jayallen Hale, age 74, of Greenville, OH, passed away, Saturday, May 28, 2016 a [More]
Viona Wermert, 89, Coldwater, died May 31, 2016, in Coldwater.
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George Hone, 82, St. Marys, died May 29, 2016, in St. Marys.
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John M. Hull, age 71, of Sidney, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2016 at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton. [More]
Mary C. Siegrist, 88, Fort Recovery, Ohio, died on May 30, 2016, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton, Ohio. [More]
Lawrence O. McClure, age 83, of St. Henry, died Monday, May 30, 2016 at the Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Thelma Biggs-Weis, 95, Coldwater, died May 30, 2016, in Coldwater.
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Michael Minnich, 62, St. Marys, died May 28, 2016, in St. Marys.
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Ronald W. Lindemeyer, age 78, of Celina, Ohio went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday morning May 26, 2016. [More]
Vivian June Miller, 94, of Hilliard, Ohio, and formerly of Massillon, Ohio, died 5:20 A.M. Friday, May 27, 2016, at Dublin Methodist Hospital. [More]
David O. Burklo of Celina, died May 29, 2016, in Indiana.
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Jennifer Axe, 33, St. Marys, died May 27, 2016, in the Smoky Mountains.
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Local pictures on May 31st, 2016
Subscriber only stories on May 31st, 2016
Celina man killed in cycle crash
St. Henry graduates receive diplomas
Coldwater board has group seek lower rates
Miller among the winners at the Classic
Wilker qualifies for state
Tourism booms in Grand Lake area
K of C picnic in Coldwater fun for all
Strawberries the featured act at Pomona festival in St. Anthony
Chickasaw festival to focus on live music
Coldwater's Taste of the Town back
Holy Rosary church to host annual festival
Mud volleyball big draw at Burkettsville Community Picnic
Inflatable attractions new at Rockford picnic
Zuma Days to feature Beer Olympics this year
Eldora Speedway roars into racing season
LIA's Summer Kickoff back for second year
Fort jubilee looks to return after 2015 flood
Martial arts team to perform at Country Fest
St. Henry picnic to offer music, fun, food
Freedom Days a blast with fireworks
IC Parish Festival a summer highlight
Taste of Celina to offer sample of local cuisine
Tractor pull major draw at Chatt Farmer's Picnic
Popular attractions return to Lake Festival
Water ball returning to Fireman's Picnic
Berne's heritage on display during Swiss Days
Tractors to unleash power at Fort pull
Coldwater picnic to kick off with movie
Christian group to perform at Auglaize fair
Grand Lake Mariners ready to play ball
Treasures to be found at yard sale
Summerfest to offer plenty of food, music
MD tournament back for 37th year
Bremenfest mixes old events with new ones
Mercer County Fair entertainment to shine
Waynestock features local, national acts
Pumpkinfest aids art projects
St. Joe festival set at church grounds
Grand Lake Marathon gets new management
Durbin Bean Bake pays tribute to U.S. veterans for 118th year
Oktoberfest celebrates all things German
Golf Guide
Area 5K challenge returns for 13th year
Celina concerts back at lake's shore
Fort concert series set at amphitheater
St. Henry concerts planned at village's South Park
Minster concert series debuts with Buffett tribute
New Bremen concert series to feature old standbys, new acts
Sites To Visit
Grand Lake area offers variety of lodging
Coldwater's K-Burgers a hit at area events