NEW KNOXVILLE - If there was anything that New Knoxville girls basketball coach Tim Hegemier took from his team's game against Fort Loramie, it's that he knows that they can play right with the defending Division IV state champs.
Which, considering the two might meet again in the postseason, is a big deal. [More]
ROCKFORD - Applause and a call for a celebratory beer rang out of the Parkway Local Schools' community room after school board members during their Monday meeting approved a new three-year contract with teachers after nine months of negotiating.
The new three-year contract with teachers will begin July 1, 2021, and expire June 30, 2024, superintendent Jeanne Osterfeld said. Teachers will receive 3%, 2.5% and 2% raises each year. [More]
CELINA - City officials on Monday night outlined plans to spend $180,000 to reroute a storm line and extend a sanitary storm line across U.S. 127 to accommodate ongoing development along West Bank Road.
WAPAKONETA - Five new deaths and 239 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Auglaize County since Thursday, raising the county's cumulative death toll to 97 and cumulative number of cases to 6,988 since the pandemic began.
MINSTER - Succeeding Wally Wagner as owner of the iconic Wagner's IGA is like trying to fill Woody Haye's shoes, said Leo Braido, who has acquired all three grocery stores in Minster, New Bremen and Fort Loramie.
But, as a grocer with almost four decades in the industry, Braido said he's up for the challenge. [More]
MINSTER - Marion Local turned up the defensive heat in the third quarter, limiting Minster to just two field goals and creating enough padding to hang on down the stretch for a 53-45 win Friday night at the Wildcat Gymnasium.
The St. Marys boys basketball team snapped a five-game losing streak with a decisive win over the defending Western Buckeye League champions, routing Shawnee 57-24 at Lappin Gymnasium in Shawnee Township on Friday night.