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Thursday, September 16th, 2010
Experts now say success possible in Grand Lake
By Shelley Grieshop
GRAND LAKE - A recent recommendation to use aluminum sulfate (alum) to fight Grand Lake's blue-green algae problem was nixed 30 years ago by environmental experts.
A report released in 1981 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to address water quality issues says alum treatment is "inappropriate" and its success "doubtful" at Grand Lake, mainly because it's too shallow. [More]
22 staff will help farmers manage manure better
By Nancy Allen
CELINA - More manpower is needed at the Mercer County Soil and Water Conservation District office to handle a heavier workload due to farm conservation efforts in the Grand Lake Watershed.
SWCD board members OK'd personnel changes during a meeting Wednesday. [More]
Obituaries on September 16th, 2010
William Lott Hatcher, 82, St. Marys, died at 5:16 a.m. Sept. 15, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Former Fort Recovery resident Judy A. Reynolds, 53, died at 10 p.m. Sept. 14, 2010, at Chalet Village, Berne, Ind. [More]
Richard C. Wuebker, 88, formerly of Fort Loramie, died at 1:55 p.m. Sept. 15, 2010, at the Versailles Health Care Center. [More]
Gary Richard West, 67, Van Wert, died at 1:27 p.m. Sept. 14, 2010, at St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima. [More]
Jarrett L. Fowler, 14, St. Marys, died at 2:07 p.m. Sept. 14, 2010, at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland. [More]
Donna M. Stukenborg, 82, Celina, died at 8:45 a.m. Sept. 15, 2010, at The Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford. [More]
Local pictures on September 16th, 2010
Subscriber only stories on September 16th, 2010
Feds look at help for businesses
Beating death ruled homicide
Fish biting for students' day on lake
Local horses die from encephalitis
Refinancing OK'd to pay for industrial park
Alcohol drug of choice for teenagers
Celina council accepts local government funds for next year's budget
Celina looking to end St. Marys' dominance
Redskins and Cavaliers have a similar look
Never too early to think about postseason
Grand Lake Football Primer
Algae reason for streaks on roof