Saturday, May 16th, 2020
OHSAA to lift no-contact rule for 6 sports
By Daily Standard Staff
Youngsters are getting ready to play ball again.
Ohio's top leaders said Thursday that low-impact sports leagues and other activities will resume later this month. Yesterday, Gov. Mike DeWine's office released a list of mandatory safety guidelines to follow for the youth baseball and softball seasons. [More]
Obituaries on May 16th, 2020
Victor Baumer age 94, of Minster, passed away at 1:00 AM on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at Elmwood Assisted Living, New Bremen. [More]
Lester W. Gehm, age 97, of Coldwater, died on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at his home. [More]
Margit "Peg" (Bauer) Selhorst, age 91, of Coldwater, died on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at Community Hospital in Coldwater. [More]
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Subscriber stories on May 16th, 2020
CELINA - Six new confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported Friday have raised Mercer County's total to 116.
In Auglaize County, one new confirmed case raised that county's confirmed total to 51.
Pandemic or not, it's got to get done
Planting season is progressing on or even ahead of schedule, according to local experts, though they are concerned the recent cold snaps may cut yields.
IC Festival will be scaled-down, virtual event
CELINA - This year's Immaculate Conception Festival has been reduced to a virtual and drive-thru event, the organizing committee announced in a Thursday news release.
Amazing Athletes
Ahead of Minster's trip to the Division IV state girls basketball tournament in 1998, Daily Standard sportswriter Kirk Phillips wrote a piece on Lauren Shenk.
Amazing Athletes
Rick Albers was always ready to go when game time arrived.
"He was just a gamer," one panel member said.
Be it on the gridiron, basketball court or baseball diamond, Albers was a natural.