High Wind Warning issued February 08 at 2:59PM EST until February 09 at 7:00PM EST by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY... * WHAT...Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected. * WHERE...Portions of East Central Indiana and Central and West Central Ohio. * WHEN...From 7 AM to 7 PM EST Thursday. * IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
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High Wind Warning issued February 08 at 2:59PM EST until February 09 at 7:00PM EST by NWS Wilmington (details ...)
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM EST THURSDAY... * WHAT...Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected. * WHERE...Portions of East Central Indiana and Central and West Central Ohio. * WHEN...From 7 AM to 7 PM EST Thursday. * IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult, especially for high profile vehicles.
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By Leslie Gartrell
CELINA - County officials are seeking additional safety measures from the Ohio Department of Transportation at State Route 118 and Frahm Pike after a recent fatal two-vehicle crash at the intersection.
Mercer County commissioners on Tuesday approved executing a letter from Mercer County Engineer Jim Wiechart and Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey requesting a safety review of the intersection from ODOT District 7 in Sidney. [More]
By Tom Haines
CELINA - Celina's defense was good enough to keep it in the game for 3 1/2 quarters, but then Fort Recovery stepped up and the Bulldogs' offense stalled out.
The Indians pulled away in the fourth for a 36-28 girls basketball win at the Fieldhouse Tuesday. [More]
Obituaries on February 8th, 2023
Donald W. Rowe, 93, a longtime resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Commu [More]
Ricky Lee Henline, 67, of St. Marys, OH died 1:12 a.m. Wednesday January 11, 2023 at OSU Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, OH. [More]
Lois E. Stammen, age 100, born June 12, 1922, in New Bremen, Ohio, to Irwin & A [More]
Marilyn "Skeet" M. Hicks, 69, of St. Marys, OH died 4:00 a.m. Sunday February 5, 2023 at her residence. [More]
Marilyn C. (Schwieterman) Moeder, age 87 of Englewood, passed away on Sunday, February 5, 2023. [More]
Glen Albert Wurster widowed husband and beloved father and grandfather died Monday January 30, 2023 in Bonita Springs, FL at the age of 96. [More]
Mary Ann Briner, 88, Celina, died Feb. 6, 2023.
Services are pending at Lehma [More]
Cecelia Anderson-Carvalho, 85, St. Marys, died Feb. 2, 2023, in Miami, Florida. [More]
Carl G. Van Den Bosch, age 95, of Coldwater, died on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at his home in Coldwater. [More]
Velma D. Brandes, age 103 of Celina, passed away on Thursday, November 3, 2022 after a short stay at the Celina Manor. [More]
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MINSTER - A busy construction season is on tap in Minster as several big-ticket projects have been included in this year's $41.9 million appropriations ordinance approved by councilors Tuesday night.
Rockford awards contract to firm to demolish tower
ROCKFORD - Village council members on Tuesday night passed a resolution to award a combined $473,900 for several contracts for the village's water tower rehabilitation and reconstruction projects.
CELINA - People will soon be able to drink alcohol outdoors in a designated outdoor refreshment area in Celina after the city's proposal was approved by the state department of commerce.
WAPAKONETA - Auglaize County commissioners on Tuesday signed a resolution recognizing Congenital Heart Disease Awareness week from Feb. 7-Feb. 14.
Fort Loramie defeats Marion Local in overtime contest
MARIA STEIN - Defensive might have been an understatement in describing Tuesday's Fort Loramie-Marion Local girls basketball contest.
"Ten-to-ten at halftime. You can't get any more defensive than that," said Marion Local coach Beth Streib.
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Compiled By Tom Haines and Gary R. Rasberry
St. Marys locked up the Western Buckeye League regular season wrestling title with a 57-21 win over Bath on Tuesday night in Bath Township.
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By Gary R. Rasberry
CELINA - Plans for the renovation of Eastview Park's Montgomery Field will get underway soon, with the hope that the moves will help build the baseball programs for Celina High School, Wright State University-Lake Campus, Celina ACME and Grand Lake Mariners that share the facility in the spring and summer. [More]
Obituaries on February 7th, 2023
Leroy Alden Peters passed away on Feb 4, 2023 at the age of 90.
He was born o [More]
Mike Hull, 83, of Celina, Ohio, passed away on February 5, 2023 at Celina Manor [More]
Glen Albert Wurster widowed husband and beloved father and grandfather died Monday January 30, 2023 in Bonita Springs, FL at the age of 96. [More]
Jaclyn A. Monahan, 82, Wapakoneta, died at 8:15 a.m. Feb. 5, 2023, at Odem at A [More]
George Weiss, Jr., 95, New Bremen, died at 10:13 p.m. Feb. 4, 2023, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Earl H. Heyne Sr., age 81, of St. Sebastian,died on Sunday, February 5, 2023, at Divine Nursing and Rehab at Shane Hill in Rockford. [More]
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WASHINGTON, D.C. - A Celina man who along with his wife was charged with participating in the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has followed the same course as his wife and now seeks legal representation.
FORT RECOVERY - After returning a $1.026 million state grant for the proposed Butler Street reconstruction project, village officials have applied for another grant for a pared-down version of the project.
COLDWATER - Laudick's Jewelry will be closing its Coldwater location on Feb. 18.
After 25 years of business, the jewelry store is closing due to staffing shortages, according to a Facebook post.
By Leslie Gartrell
COLDWATER - A group of retired nurses have created a closet for patients in need at Mercer County Community Hospital.
Barb's Closet, named in honor of the late Barb Huelsman, was created by Betty Nietfeld, Ethel Kaiser, Jane Kleinhenz, Anita Hemmelgarn and Ann Beyke, all of St. Henry. [More]
Obituaries on February 6th, 2023
Rev. John E. Dodds, 87, of St. Marys, OH, died 6:06 a.m., Fri. Feb. 3, 2023, at [More]
Mary F. Brown age 95, of Minster, died on Friday, February 3, 2023, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
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Stephen Jacquemin, a professor of environmental sciences at Wright State Lake campus, said Grand Lake is on the right path after reviewing 2022 data at Saturday's Lake Improvement Association meeting.
By LESLIE GARTRELL and BOB TOMASZEWSKI
newsroom@dailystandard.com
A lack of land to relocate dredge material from Grand Lake could hamper efforts to remove sediment from the lake and improve lake health, according to Ohio Department of Natural Resource officials.
ST. MARYS - Evan Angstmann came out on fire for St. Marys on Saturday evening.
His teammates soon caught heat, too.
The Roughriders shot a sizzli
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Celina's attempt to come back from a sluggish start fell short as the Bulldogs suffered their fifth straight setback in a 43-37 loss to Bryan on Hall of Fame Saturday at the Fieldhouse. The win snapped the Golden Bears' nine-game losing streak.
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ST. MARYS - A folk art painting depicting a wagon accident in the early days of St. Marys is getting an upgrade.
The Auglaize County Historical Society is conserving the painting that was made some time after the Civil War.
The historical society during the pandemic arranged for a conservation expert to review its collection of artifacts and buildings. The expert also issued recommendations for best practices. [More]
Marion clinches share of MAC crown with big win over Coldwater
By Tom Haines
COLDWATER - What looked to be a clash of two of the best teams in the Midwest Athletic Conference turned into a Marion Local coronation.
The Flyers jumped out to a 14-point lead and never let up in a 56-44 boys basketball victory over Coldwater at the Palace on Friday, and with Delphos St. John's loss to St. Henry, Marion clinched at least a share of the MAC title for the second straight year. [More]
Obituaries on February 4th, 2023
Kenneth E. Slorp, 87, of Celina, Ohio, passed away on February 1, 2023 at Mercer Health in Coldwater. [More]
Albert Leo Kramer, age 85, of Grandview Heights, died on Saturday January 14, 2023. [More]
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WASHINGTON- A Celina woman who along with her husband was charged with participating in the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has changed course and now seeks legal representation.
CELINA - A 27-year-old woman charged with multiple counts of theft from an elderly person and other crimes made her initial appearance in Celina Municipal Court on Friday.
CELINA - Mercer County commissioners this week signed off on several expense requests from the sheriff's office, including one for a $110,634 software package to extract data from electronic devices.
CELINA - One issue has been a constant this season for the Celina boys basketball team: cold spells.
Friday night against state-ranked Defiance, t
ROCKFORD - The game was tight after one half.
Then New Bremen tightened up its defense against Parkway.
The Cardinals captured their seventh straight victory via a 50-38 result Friday night, using a 27-17 run to take control from a two-point halftime advantage.
MINSTER - Fort Recovery took control of the game in the second quarter and never gave it up on its way to a 58-47 Midwest Athletic Conference victory at Minster Friday night.
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The St. Henry boys basketball team outdueled Delphos St. John's in the fourth quarter to pull off a 53-51 upset win of its Midwest Athletic Conference rival at Redskin Gymnasium on Friday.
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