By Sydney Albert
ST. MARYS - Middle school intervention specialist Alison Beougher was recognized on Wednesday by school board members after being named the Ohio VFW Middle School Teacher of the Year.
Beougher, 34, will go on to compete at the national level. If she wins, she could receive a $1,000 award for professional development expenses and a $1,000 award for the middle school. The VFW also names elementary school and high school teachers of the year. [More]
County applies for $1M grant to test technology
By William Kincaid
CELINA - County officials have applied for a nearly $1 million federal grant to conduct an extensive yearlong exploration of technology that removes nutrients from manure after two summer pilot tests yielded positive results.
Ag Solutions Coordinator Theresa Dirksen said she has applied for $900,000 through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Science to Achieve Results program. [More]
Obituaries on December 12th, 2019
Graham Cameron Deville, Wapakoneta, died at 11:51 a.m. Dec. 9, 2019, shortly af [More]
Matthew V. "Matt" Engle, 49, St. Marys, died at 9 a.m. Dec. 10, 2019, at Joint [More]
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Parkway eyes expanded sports facility
Fake sites promote dog, fishing licenses
Man accused of theft is arraigned
New Bremen board reviews two calendar options
Fort grad reflects on brilliant career
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By Leslie Gartrell
WAPAKONETA - Minster's Wooden Shoe Inn has been sold, officials learned at Tuesday's Auglaize County health board meeting.
Environmental health director Curt Anderson said the landmark restaurant was sold to Minster resident Andy Phlipot at the beginning of the month. [More]
By Colin Foster
CELINA - Late-game pressure defense by Coldwater made last week's loss at New Bremen a little more respectable.
Coldwater's pressure was turned all the way up for 32 minutes against Celina on Tuesday.
Coach Keenan Leichty dialed up nearly every defense in his playbook, and it gave Celina fits as Coldwater pulled away for a 45-27 victory in girls basketball action at the Fieldhouse. [More]
Obituaries on December 11th, 2019
Garner Derossett, age 85, of Sidney, Ohio passed away peacefully on Monday, December 9, 2019 at his daughters loving residence in Sidney, Ohio. [More]
Virginia L. Koeper, 80, St. Marys, died 10:30 p.m. Dec. 9, 2019, at Vancrest of St. Marys. [More]
She touched the lives of countless youths in Van Wert, Ohio, during a 29-year c [More]
Charles H. Ayers, age 93, of Celina, Ohio, passed away 9:20 pm on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Parkside Village Senior Living in Westerville, Ohio. [More]
Helen Marie Parker, age 94, of Celina, passed away Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at Celina Manor. [More]
Mary M. (Gibson) Casler Davis, age 91, of St. Marys, passed away Friday, December 6, 2019, at Vancrest of St. Marys. [More]
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HVAC business coming to Minster
Parkway board looks to renew levy
New Bremen robotics team shares lesson in life skills
Cost rises for logjam removal on river
Officials await lab results
Residents should not plow driveway snow onto roadways
County economic agency wins award
Parkway falls to South Adams
By Sydney Albert
COLDWATER - Police are asking the public to help them identify the Grinch who stole a plastic Christmas penguin from a lawn last week.
The penguin was last spotted at 9:17 p.m. Thursday in the yard at 1114 Buckeye Drive, according to Coldwater Police Chief Jason Miller. The festive bird was chilling amid the house's Christmas light display in the company of two other penguins, each wearing a green and red striped scarf and Santa hat along with their usual tuxedos, when tragedy struck. [More]
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By Leslie Gartrell
COLDWATER - Margie Griesdorn had found the man of her dreams - a kind, well-respected business owner known for his charitable and giving nature.
He had no children of his own but opened his arms to her daughter and loved her like his own. Griesdorn cherished 11 years of marriage with the love of her life, Randal, until he died by suicide in 2012 at the age of 56. [More]
By Daily Standard Staff
University of Toledo center and Marion Local grad Luke Knapke was named the Mid-American Conference's West Division Men's Basketball Player of the Week after some record-setting performances last week.
Last Wednesday, Knapke had a triple-double with 12 points, 12 rebounds and a school-record 10 blocked shots (updated from the original report of nine) in a win over Cleveland State. The blocks allowed Knapke to become the school's all-time leader in blocks. [More]
Obituaries on December 10th, 2019
Fr. Robert Kunisch, C.PP.S., died at 7:50 a.m. on Sunday, December 8, 2019, in [More]
Glen W. Schoenleben long time resident of Greenville, Ohio died peacefully on D [More]
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Woman joins city fire squad
Marion board OKs playground equipment contract
Coldwater council OKs $600K street project
St. Henry booster members say thanks
Tri Star traffic a concern
Mayor Pape presides over final council meeting
St. Henry school board hires a secretary
Williams to play for Heidelberg
Mother knows best
Cardinals move to 5-0 on season
Flyers beat Cubs to tie St. Ignatius for most all-time football titles
By Colin Foster
CANTON - A "We are Lucas" chant could be heard from the Southwest side of Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium.
Then came the all-to-familiar "M-A-C" chant from a group of people wearing Marion Local Blue and Gold.
A prideful group of Cubs from Lucas showed up at the OHSAA Division VII State Football Championship game. But in typical fashion, Midwest Athletic Conference pride won out. [More]
Obituaries on December 9th, 2019
Travis M. Fullenkamp, age 39, of Fort Recovery, passed away on December 7, 2019 [More]
Larry D. Putman, age 78, of Rockford, Ohio, passed away at 3:20 a.m. Saturday, [More]
Ralph May, age 87, of St. Henry, passed away Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Bria [More]
Charles H. Ayers, age 93, of Celina, Ohio, passed away at 9:20 pm on Saturday, [More]
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Area teams swim at Celina Sprint Meet
Congratulations Marion Local Flyers
Initiative attempts to stop farm runoff
Visitors enjoy Festival decorations
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