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By William Kincaid
CELINA - Two Mercer County agencies are joining forces to streamline the electronic mapping of agricultural lands enrolled in federal conservation programs that also now qualify for a tax cut.
County commissioners Rick Muhlenkamp and Jerry Laffin on Thursday morning approved a memorandum of understanding between the offices of the county auditor and soil and water conservation district. [More]
By Dave Stilwell
MINSTER - With some timely hitting and clutch pitching from starter Jack Heitbrink, Minster was able to dodge the raindrops and the New Bremen hitters for a 9-1 victory over the Cardinals Thursday at Hanover Street Park.
New Bremen hit the ball hard out of the gate and squandered a bases-loaded opportunity in the second inning. Minster started a three-run third with a walk, a bunt and an error, and ended up grabbing the momentum for good. [More]
Obituaries on April 19th, 2019
Barbara J. Scott, age 87 of Celina, Ohio passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at the Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford. [More]
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Forbes names Crown among 'America's Best Employers'
Lawmakers weigh in on Mueller report
St. Henry High School students earn trip to State Science Day
Cavs slip past Tribe
Minster tops Bremen to stay unbeaten
Bulldogs still atop WBL standings after rout of Titans
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Voting machines, scanners approved
By Tom Stankard
WAPAKONETA - Auglaize County Board of Elections members agreed on Wednesday to purchase new ballot scanners, voting machines and other equipment with leftover state funds.
The board had been allocated $573,321 as part of $115 million split among counties to replace voting machines under a bill approved by the Ohio Legislature. [More]
By Colin Foster
ST. MARYS - Coach Dan Hegemier won more than 500 basketball games before retiring in 2015.
The Ohio High School Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame member isn't done yet.
On Wednesday, Hegemier's return to St. Marys was made official as he was approved to become the new coach during the St. Marys City Schools Board of Education meeting. [More]
Obituaries on April 18th, 2019
Lewis J. Bertke, age 88 of New Bremen, died on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at the Heritage Center in Minster. [More]
Herbert E. "Nub" Hay, age 103, of Coldwater, died on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at the Gardens at St. Henry. [More]
Robert J. (Bob) Schumm, 69, of Rockford, passed away at his residence on February 15, 2019. [More]
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Officials warn deficit spending could rise
New Bremen school officials pare options
Fair board learns $50K raised for project
Two sex offenders face new charges
Resident taken to court for not cleaning up yard
Lakers fall to Cougars in extras
Never a dull moment
Area native takes dream in new direction
By William Kincaid
CELINA - Manure discharged from a Fort Recovery farm into an open ditch earlier this month led to a fish kill in a tributary to the Wabash River, Mercer County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors members learned at Tuesday's meeting. [More]
By Mike Ernst
MINSTER - Minster pitching ace Jenna Poeppelman may have been late getting to Four Seasons Park on Tuesday evening for the MAC softball matchup with Marion Local, but the senior dominated once she took the rubber and helped the state-ranked Wildcats win 3-1 over Marion Local on Tuesday. [More]
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Substation contract is awarded
Voting machine options narrowed
Minster board OKs renovation changes
Resident opposes library's no-gun sign
County plans roadside herbicide application
Cardinals knock off top-ranked Panthers
Bulldogs run-rule Wildcats
Cardinals defeat Panthers
Women open frame, floral shop in Coldwater
Area electric cooperatives study consolidation
Students sign with CAPT
By William Kincaid
CELINA - A Christian singer-songwriter who has risen up the music charts with a genre-hopping style all his own has been tapped to play at the Mercer County Fair this year.
Crowder, a multiplatinum-selling, Grammy-nominated Christian music artist, will headline the fair's second Christian concert at the grandstands on Aug. 10. He'll be supported by opening act We are Messengers, fair organizers revealed on Monday. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
CELINA - Freshman Reece Dellinger pitched four solid innings and Coldwater scored the majority of its runs after the fourth inning in beating Celina 9-3 in non-conference baseball action at CAPT Baseball Complex at Montgomery Field on Monday.
The win is the ninth straight for the Cavaliers as they improved to 9-3 on the season. Celina drops back to .500 at 6-6. [More]
Obituaries on April 16th, 2019
Leland C. McBride, age 93, of Lawton, MI and formerly of Celina, Ohio, passed a [More]
Robert W. Schroer, 85, of New Knoxville, died 7:35 A.M. Sunday, April 14, 2019, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, Saint Marys. [More]
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Celina board alters post to save funds
Rockford couple in court
Council discusses upcoming projects
Offensive shootout
Felver's two-hitter helps Panthers snap losing skid
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