* WHAT...Mixed precipitation continuing. Additional snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches expected, with ice accumulations of a light glaze expected. * WHERE...Portions of East Central Indiana and Central, South
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Tuesday, September 6th, 2011
Company says product could be used to make potting soil from muck
By Nancy Allen
GRAND LAKE - Core samples of Grand Lake's muck preliminarily show a lot of peat at the lake's bottom, but not much sand.
The state last week sent 60 core samples for analysis to determine if there is a market for the nutrient-rich mud. Dredging the muck is one of several measures under way to help improve the lake's water quality. [More]
By Mike Ernst
ROSSBURG - A late afternoon rain shower left Eldora Speedway fast and demanding for Sunday night's Baltes Classic.
Veterans Brian Ruhlman (American Late Model Series), Matt Westfall (UMP Modifieds) and Mike Dirksen (Eldora Stock Cars) used their experience at the Big E to capture wins in front of a big crowd on St. Henry Good Neighbors Night at the speedway. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Saturday was the day when all National Football League teams had to trim their rosters down to the league-maximum 53 as the season begins later this week.
Unfortunately, Ross Homan was unable to survive the cuts as the Coldwater and Ohio State grad was waived by the Minnesota Vikings. [More]
Obituaries on September 6th, 2011
Rian D. "Woody" Woodward Sr., 33, Fairborn, died Sept 2, 2011.
He was born Ju [More]
Iris Burwell, 102, formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 8:15 p.m. Sept. 4, 2011, at St. Marys Living Center. [More]
JoAnn Irene Davis, 75, Russia, died at 5:55 a.m. Sept. 3, 2011, at Covington Care Center. [More]
Dorothy W. Otting 89, Minster, died Sept. 3, 2011, at Briarwood Nursing Center, Coldwater. [More]
Martha Jane Hanna, 86, Celina, died at 8:25 p.m. Sept. 4, 2011, at Celina Manor Nursing Home. [More]
Ralph S. Ranly, 90, Fort Recovery, died at 11 a.m. Sept. 3, 2011, at Miami Vall [More]
Virginia L. Westgerdes, 82, Coldwater, died at 7:15 p.m. Sept. 2, 2011, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Local pictures on September 6th, 2011
Subscriber only stories on September 6th, 2011
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