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Thursday, August 19th, 2010
By Nancy Allen
CELINA - Blue-green algae blooms in numerous lakes across Ohio are keeping employees busy at the Celina Water Treatment Plant.
That's because until last week, the plant had the only lab in Ohio certified to process water samples for microcystin, a type of algae toxin that has been found in Grand Lake and others in the state. [More]
By Betty Lawrence
More than two dozen 4-H club members took turns showing four animals (beef, dairy, sheep and swine) Wednesday afternoon at the Mercer County Fairgrounds in the Showman of Showmen competition.
When the dust cleared, two young ladies captured the top award, considered the creme de la creme title for showing fair animals. [More]
Obituaries on August 19th, 2010
Gale Shaffer, 69, Rockford, died at 2:10 a.m. Aug. 18, 2010, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind. [More]
Rosetta V. Meyer, 94, Minster, died at 2:30 a.m. Aug. 17, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Lois E. Kellermeyer, 83, New Knoxville, died at 1:06 p.m. Aug. 18, 2010, at Otterbein in St. Marys. [More]
Debra Ann Henderson, 49, Lima, died at 3 a.m. Aug. 16, 2010, at her home.
She [More]
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Subscriber only stories on August 19th, 2010
Digester developer favors site
State uses three warning levels on Ohio lakes
A family of champions
Two residents want to stop demolition of St. Marys schools
Pair pleads not guilty
Schedule addressed at Minster council meeting
Bulldogs pull off shutout of Greenville