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Wednesday, March 20th, 2013
Expert: 2012 treatment staved off blooms
By Nancy Allen
GRAND LAKE - Last year's alum treatment on Grand Lake reduced phosphorous levels by about the same amount as in 2011, but those levels rebounded much more quickly.
A report released this week on last year's treatment showed phosphorous levels at the end of the summer were as high as they'd been prior to treatment in April, report co-author Harry Gibbons of Tetra Tech Inc. said. The main reasons: heavy spring rain brought in phosphorous and then a summer drought concentrated it. [More]
By Shelley Grieshop
MINSTER - A 29-year-old man will serve six months in jail for burning down his former Minster home last year following a spat with his pregnant girlfriend.
Chad Bowers, formerly of Minster and now living in New Bremen, was placed on five years community control sanctions. He also was ordered to pay nearly $17,000 in fines and restitution during the sentence hearing Tuesday morning in Auglaize County Common Pleas Court. [More]
By Robb Hemmelgarn
Following three seasons on the sidelines at Minster Memorial Field, Wildcats head football coach Nate Moore announced to his team on Tuesday afternoon that he would not be returning for a fourth year.
Moore was named the new head coach of Cincinnati LaSalle on Tuesday evening. LaSalle is a member of the Greater Catholic League, one of the most dominant big-school conferences in Southwest Ohio and the state. [More]
Obituaries on March 20th, 2013
Lisa A. Kaup, 52, of Berne, Ind., died March 18, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Ind. [More]
Edna H. Rutschilling, 79, Coldwater, died March 18, 2013, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Opal Hunter, 79, Botkins, died in the evening on March 18, 2013, at her home. [More]
Ida O. Boeckman, 77, Dayton, passed away unexpectedly at 12:30 p.m. March 18, 2013, at her home. [More]
Local pictures on March 20th, 2013
Subscriber only stories on March 20th, 2013
Council to evaluate possibility of tax reduction
County acts on public wildlife concerns
Sequestration affects Minster
Crafting with duct tape popular with kids
Promotional video to air on cable networks
Vote needed for demolition of houses
Officials putting together ideas for Bryson projects
Versailles, O-G representing MAC, WBL at state
Rosenbeck Co-Coach of the Year in D-IV