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Wednesday, August 25th, 2010
'Obamacare' may add $100,000 expense in '11
By Shelley Grieshop
CELINA - The new health care reform bill could cost Mercer County an additional $100,000 next year - an expense that likely will trickle down to insured county workers.
In order to offset the cost of mandated requirements in President Barrack Obama's health care plan, the county must consider increasing employee deductibles, out-of-pocket expenses and worker contributions, county commissioners were told by CoreSource, which processes their employees' insurance claims. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
Some area school districts will get a chunk of the $4.3 billion in federal Race to the Top funds, according to a U.S. Department of Education announcement on Tuesday.
Celina City Schools is set to receive $203,907.74, while $100,000 will go to each Coldwater, Marion Local, Fort Recovery, New Bremen and New Knoxville schools. Additionally, the Auglaize County Virtual Education Academy will receive $25,000. The money will be delivered over the next four years. [More]
Obituaries on August 25th, 2010
Alberta A. Stein, 82, Fort Recovery, died at 6:55 p.m. Aug. 23, 2010, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater. [More]
Martha McGee, 86, St. Marys, died Aug. 24, 2010, in Leo, Ind.
Funeral arrange [More]
Whilma V. Fritz, 83, Coldwater, died Aug. 24, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital [More]
Raphael L. Peltier, 86, Celina, died at 7:30 a.m. Aug. 24, 2010, at his home. [More]
Local pictures on August 25th, 2010
Subscriber only stories on August 25th, 2010
Officials to discuss lake pilot projects at public meeting
New principal at the helm of IC school
Planting trees forbidden near village right of way
Council OKs cut in general fund operating budget
New place to hunt out supplies in Celina
Celina shut out by Findlay in season opener
St. Marys shuts out St. John's in opener
Celina runners are young, but improving
Experience will be an asset for Coldwater
Goals are being set high at Fort Recovery
Different goals this year for Flyers CC
Minster seeking more championship hardware
Cardinal coaches excited for upcoming year
Vian hopes to build around veteran runners
St. Henry aiming for continued success
Roughriders just trying to improve
Bulldog golfers shooting for consistency
Cavalier coaches working with low numbers
Indians will rely on junior class
Marion Local golf lacking experience
Expectations high for Minster golf
New Bremen welcomes back experience
Parkway golfers primed for success on the links
Redskins trying to sustain success
Roughriders welcome back veteran lineup
Bulldogs look like contenders in the WBL
Cavaliers will play full varsity, JV schedule
Roughriders hope to build off last season
Bulldogs ready to make a run at WBL title
Young Roughriders searching for consistency