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Friday, April 2nd, 2010
By Shelley Grieshop
Mercer County leads the state with a 74 percent return of U.S. Census forms, according to data released this morning.
The spotlight is shared with Auglaize County, which holds second place with 73 percent.
While Grand Lake residents are taking the task seriously, not everyone is. Thursday was Census Day - the date Americans were supposed to return their completed forms - but only about half the country complied. Although officials had hoped for better numbers, they aren't surprised. [More]
By Janie Southard
ROCKFORD - Parkway second-graders learned about the problem and wanted help. So they sent questions to a teacher in Haiti, and she responded with information about the devastating earthquake Jan. 12, and the students began rounding up supplies to send to the Caribbean island. [More]
By Mark Ruschau
ST. MARYS - The St. Henry Redskins used three huge offensive innings to rally twice and defeat the St. Marys Roughriders, 18-14, on Thursday afternoon in nonleague baseball action at K.C. Geiger Park.
St. Henry improves to 2-0 on the season while St. Marys falls to 0-2 with the loss. [More]
Obituaries on April 2nd, 2010
Carl J. Kremer, 73, 82 S. Main St., North Star, died at 1:30 p.m. March 31, 2010, at Upper Valley Medical Center in Troy. [More]
Mary J. Kuether, 89, of state Route 66, Houston, died March 31, 2010, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Minster. [More]
Barbara J. Loffer, 79, 801 W. North St., St. Marys, died at 2:50 a.m. April 1, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Garnet I. Katterheinrich, 88, 807 Williams St., St. Marys, died April 1, 2010, [More]
Kenneth R. Luginbill, 83, of Rockford, died April 1, 2010, at Van Wert County H [More]
Jerry Roger Rasawehr, 68, of Mendon, died at 12:25 p.m. March 30, 2010, at Lima Memorial Health System. [More]
Ella Mae Thomas, 101, of Mendon, died at 4:12 p.m. March 30, 2010, at Colonial Nursing Home in Rockford. [More]
Local pictures on April 2nd, 2010
Subscriber only stories on April 2nd, 2010
Internet buying scam busted by local police
Library hours restored locally
Ag consultant: Stricter regs may be coming
Local man awarded loan to buy restaurant property
Area gardeners' savings may grow
Easter season brings hope amid strife
Celina breaks tie with three-run sixth
Action at Eldora set to begin tonight
Bulldogs find their stroke on offense
Celina tennis opens WBL play with win