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Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
Cost of improvements set at $10.3M
By Ed Gebert
MINSTER - District officials are proceeding with plans to improve the junior/senior high school building.
School board members on Monday approved participation in the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission's assistance program for the project. The $10.3 million renovation project will be financed with $6.7 million in local funding through the 1-mill local income tax passed by voters last fall and a state share of $3.6 million from the OFCC. [More]
By Sydney Albert
ROCKFORD - John Vining, a historical author from Willshire, spoke Monday at the Shanes Crossing Historical Society meeting on the importance of forts in Ohio during the early settlement period.
"This area was a main Army thoroughfare during at lea [More]
Minster rallies to beat Toledo Waite for first overtime win of season
By Gary R. Rasberry
MINSTER - In three previous overtime games this season, including a four-overtime classic against Fort Recovery, Minster had come out on the losing end of the outcome.
Monday night against Toledo Waite, Minster rallied from down 10 points in the second half and ended up in overtime against the Indians. [More]
Obituaries on February 28th, 2017
Donna K. Donovan, 60, Greenville, died at 7:43 p.m. Feb. 26, 2017, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice, VanWert. [More]
Lowell J. Francis, age 88, of New Bremen, died on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 8:48 P.M. at the Elmwood Assisted Living in New Bremen. [More]
Eugene George Tomlinson, 91, Saint Marys, died 8:00 P.M. Friday, February 24, 2017, at Otterbein Saint Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Albert T. "Tom" White, 89, of Celina, passed away at 10:45 p.m. Friday February 24, 2017 at Celina Manor. [More]
Local pictures on February 28th, 2017
Subscriber only stories on February 28th, 2017
Celina fire protection rating upgraded
St. Marys seeks funds for major street work
Celina cheerleader adviser protests her non-renewal
St. Henry considers increasing utility rates
Sewer separation project progresses
Area mayors worry about governor's income tax plan
Mercer MRDD appreciation dinner planned to mark 50th anniversary
St. Marys bomb threat a hoax
Lakefield Airport meeting changed
Luebke sharp in spring debut