MINSTER - Being positive isn't always easy, but it can have its rewards as three teenagers recently learned.
The year 2020 has been very different from what many people had expected or hoped for, and everyone's life has been affected in different ways. For recent graduates, the COVID-19 pandemic meant the loss of face-to-face interaction with peers and mentors in the last days of school and missing out on milestones such as prom and traditional graduation ceremonies. [More]
ST. HENRY - Allison Siefring was a key part of Edison State Community College's all-time best season.
The St. Henry graduate is now an NJCAA Women's College Basketball All-Star.
Last week, the news broke that Siefring was one of 50 student-athletes selected to the team. The list is comprised of 33 Division I, 12 Division II and five Division III athletes across 42 various NJCAA institutions who are entering their sophomore years. Siefring was the lone Ohio player on the team. [More]
CELINA - Two new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Mercer County on Monday, raising the county's total to 267.
No new cases were reported in Auglaize County.
The two newest cases involve a man from the age of 80-90 who is hospitalized and a woman from the age of 70-80 who is self-isolating at home, according to a Mercer County Health District news release. [More]