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Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
By Ed Gebert
A Fort Recovery native has been awarded a prize considered by many to be second in importance to only the Nobel Prize.
Richard Schoen, 66, a professor of mathematics at the University of California, Irvine, and valedictorian of the 1968 graduating class of Fort Recovery High School won the 2017 Wolf Prize in Mathematics. [More]
Local farmers have until Sept. 5 to apply for aid from USDA
By Nancy Allen
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has declared Mercer County a primary natural disaster area due to 2016's drought.
Loss assessment reports were reviewed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, which determined that production losses were sufficient to warrant the natural disaster declaration, a news release from acting Mercer County Farm Service Agency Executive Director Michael Baucher says. [More]
Obituaries on January 24th, 2017
Theresa A. Schipper, 90, of Botkins, died at 2:24 p.m., Sun. Jan. 22, 2017, at the Ohio Living Dorothy Love, Sidney, OH. [More]
Local pictures on January 24th, 2017
Subscriber only stories on January 24th, 2017
Council OKs funds to pay for water study
Hazel points to progress in state of city
Coldwater sewer project progressing
St. Henry council talks sidewalk work
Mercer County still lowest in joblessness statewide
New Bremen council moves to set fee for E-meter users
Fullenkamp elected MRDD board president
Four elected to counties' FSA committees
Olding happy to be honored
Pitch limit a plus for the game
Langenkamp signs with IU-East
Guys want to look good, too
Hearing set to rezone land to residential