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Thursday, August 24th, 2017
Algal blooms take toll on values
By Sydney Albert
CELINA - Properties within one-third of a mile of Grand Lake have lost an estimated total of $51 million in value since the first state-issued water advisories were posted in 2009 due to toxic blue-green algal blooms, according to a recent Ohio State University study. [More]
By Ed Gebert
CELINA - A Mercer County man on Wednesday pleaded guilty to one count of murder, an unclassified felony, for the death of a 4-year-old boy in September.
Cory William Eischen, 40, of Washington Township had been facing a possible death penalty if convicted in a jury trial, which had been scheduled to begin Oct. 2. By agreeing to the plea deal, he avoided the jury trial. [More]
Obituaries on August 24th, 2017
Mary Ann Droesch, age 82, of Coldwater, Ohio, died Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at Celina Manor. [More]
Marilyn A. Meyer, age 82, of Coldwater, Ohio, died Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at Gardens of St. Henry. [More]
Beatrice A. Metzger, 87, of St. Marys, OH (and formerly of New Knoxville, OH), died 12:56 p.m. Sunday August 20, 2017 at Otterbein-St. Marys. [More]
Carol C. Olding age 79 of Minster died at 12:15 AM on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at her home. [More]
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