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Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
Issue would have funded facility
By Sydney Albert
MARIA STEIN - Voters in the Marion Local School District rejected a proposed 8.5-mill bond issue that would have collected $16 million over 25 years to fund the construction of a new school facility.
A total of 2,113 voters turned out from through [More]
Tax abatement sought from town
By Ed Gebert
MINSTER - Nidec Minster Corp. officials are seeking an enterprise zone tax abatement agreement for a planned 20,000-square-foot addition to the company's manufacturing facility on the west side of Ohio Street.
Village council members on Tuesday gave first reading of an ordinance authorizing the agreement that would grant Nidec Minster a 43 percent, five-year abatement. The $6.05 million addition would allow for 25 new staff positions and $1.2 million in new payroll. [More]
By Ed Gebert
ST. MARYS - Voters on Tuesday approved the school district's 1 percent earned-income tax levy issue.
The levy passed with more than 55 percent support, according to unofficial results, with 3,082 votes for the levy and 2,541 against.
District officials were poised to make deep budget cuts if the measure had failed, but superintendent Bill Ruane said Wednesday's board of education meeting would focus on bringing the divided community back together. [More]
Obituaries on November 7th, 2018
Janice May "Hoblit" Baker, age 78 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 7:57 PM Mo [More]
Sharon Ann McMillan, age 76, of rural Coldwater, passed away Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at her residence. [More]
LeAnn Frysinger Mosakowski, 65, formerly of St. Marys, died on Nov. 2, 2018, at [More]
Paul R. Zink, 94, Wapakoneta, died at 10:10 p.m. Nov. 5, 2018, at Wapakoneta Manor. [More]
Local pictures on November 7th, 2018
Subscriber only stories on November 7th, 2018
Faber captures auditor's post
Mercer County officials report very high turnout for midterm election
Latta wins re-election
Celina merchants prepare for open house
Councilors move to hike utility rates
Fort storm sewer levy renewed
Mercer County senior levy passes
All Mercer County fire levies pass
Rockford voters OK operating levy
GOP's Manchester tops rival Monbeck
Celina man hurt in crash
Mental health levy serving local counties passes
Minster schools levy passes
Local library operating levies pass
Minster, Jackson Township fire levies pass
Mendon voters approve renewing operating levy
Mercer County DD levy passes
Jordan tops Garrett
Davidson holds onto eighth district house seat
Incumbent Reidel wins
Unofficial election results
Mirror match
Bench brigade enjoying ride