NEW BREMEN - Plans are proceeding to construct a new kindergarten-eighth-grade building.
School district treasurer Jill Ahlers detailed a resolution to school board members on Monday evening to issue $14.4 million in bonds to pay for the new building. The bonds would be dated approximately June 1 and bear an estimated 5.1 percent rate to be paid over 30 years. Board members want to place the proposed 7.46-mill construction levy and 1-mill permanent improvement levy on the May 2 ballot. [More]
CELINA - Local farmers are seeing a "concerning increase" in waterhemp in area soybean fields, Ohio State Extension Educator Jeff Stachler said during a weed-management presentation Wednesday afternoon at Wright State University-Lake Campus.
Sightings of pigweed varieties, including waterhemp, have increased in soybean fields across the state, he said. [More]