CELINA - County health officials may create a resident-led group to fight community spread of COVID-19 in Mercer County as deaths, cases and hospitalizations continue to increase.
The announcement arrived as the county experienced its third death this week - the 30th overall - as well as a record-shattering 70 new cases, raising the county's total to 1,726, according to a county health district news release Wednesday. [More]
ST. MARYS - School officials expect deficit spending to begin in fiscal year 2023, and the district could be in the red by the end of fiscal year 2025 without a levy renewal or replacement, according to the most recent five-year financial forecast presented on Wednesday.
The past four seasons, the Minster girls cross country team has reigned as Division III state champions. During the run, its margins of victory have ranged from dominating (a 96-point advantage in 2017) to close (edging West Liberty-Salem by 10 points last season).
Ottawa-Glandorf and Versailles have now bowed out of the playoffs. That leaves four teams remaining from local conferences, Van Wert, Coldwater, Marion Local and New Bremen. Those teams will compete for regional championships this weekend.