Cardinals beat Redskins for 2nd title
By Colin Foster
FAIRBORN - New Bremen Head Volleyball Coach Diana Kramer sat with a handful of players in front of the media after Saturday's OHSAA Division IV State Championship match.
The love could be felt.
"Every single one of these girls have been with me for three years," Kramer said. "They're like my kids and I just love them."
"We love you, mom," a few players to her side uttered. [More]
By Sydney Albert
COLDWATER - Virgil Arling of Minster joined the most recent group of veterans taken by Honor Flight Dayton to tour the veteran memorials in Washington, D.C., which he called "the trip of a lifetime."
Arling, 87, is a retired Marine who served during the Korean War. He was deployed for seven months in Yokosuka, Japan, and said he was lucky enough never to see combat. [More]
Obituaries on November 11th, 2019
Barbara A. (Muhlenkamp) Evers, age 62, of Burkettsville, died Sunday, November 10, 2019 at Community Hospital in Coldwater. [More]
Norma E. Otting, age 86 of Minster passed away on Friday, November 8, 2019 at her home. [More]
John E. Steineman, age 55 of New Bremen, died Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 2:4 [More]
Alfrieda R. "Fritz" Reichert, age 90, of Cassella, passed away on November 8, 2019 at Mercer Health Hospital, Coldwater. [More]
Robert (Bob) Speck, died Nov. 8, 2019. Funeral is at Lawn Funeral Home, 7909 S [More]
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Flyers rout Blackhawks
Cardinals triumphant in return to playoffs
VA benefits, service improving
Legion's Junior Auxiliary growing
2 Christian acts scheduled for Mercer County Fair
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By William Kincaid
CELINA - They were holed up in prison or jail - lost, reeling from withdrawal and anguishing in silence - when Team Hope members reached out with an offer of redemption via Jesus Christ.
A woman nearly a year sober recalled how she was in a terrible place physically, emotionally and spiritually when Team Hope members visited the jail and cast a lifeline in the form of the Bible. [More]
Anna rushes for over 400 yards in beating fellow MAC co-champ Minster
By Bruce Monnin
MINSTER  - It was a matchup of two MAC co-champions and two of the highest-ranked teams in Division VI in Friday's playoff opener. 
While the Minster Wildcats had the home field advantage, it was the Anna Rockets who proved to be unstoppable - compiling more than 600 yards on their way to a 47-21 victory. [More]
Obituaries on November 9th, 2019
Raymond J. Koesters, age 97 of Cassella, passed away Friday, November 8, 2019 at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Larry O. Howell, 80, Rockford, died at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 7, 2019, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford. [More]
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Local runner races to aid cause
Mystery donor found
About 30 veterans to receive Quilts of Valor on Sunday
Cardinals show 'hart' in win
Riders hold on for victory
Streaks edge Cavaliers
First class members learn the alphabet
By Leslie Gartrell
CELINA - Inside the Mercer County District Library community room, a group of about 25 people sat patiently at tables, poring over notes and muttering in a language they've never spoken before.
At the front of the room stood Carmichael Capelle, a towering Marshallese man who gently guided participants as they learned the Marshallese alphabet. [More]
By Colin Foster
Midwest Athletic Conference programs played for an "unofficial" league bowling championship last year.
They'll get to play for an official one next season as the MAC announced that bowling has been approved as a school sport for the 2020-2021 year. [More]
Obituaries on November 8th, 2019
Nelson E. Smith, 79, of St. Marys, OH died 5:11 p.m. on Sunday November 3, 2019 at The OSU-Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, OH. [More]
Eugenia "Jean" Beumer, 86, died on Nov. 6, 2019, at Friends Fellowship Communit [More]
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Local farmers learn about changes in USDA safety net programs
Area Veterans Day celebrations
Huelskamp, Everman named top players
Area players receive accolades
Cincinnati students study project
By Sydney Albert
ST. MARYS - With algal blooms gaining prominence nationally, people are noticing the cleanup efforts around Grand Lake.
While many people feared the excessive rains and flooding earlier this year would set back cleanup efforts, the toxin levels ha [More]
Obituaries on November 7th, 2019
Mary Jo Jackson Sexton age 63 passed peacefully away on September 20th 2019. [More]
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