Tuesday, June 11th, 2019
By William Kincaid
CELINA - City council members spent most of Monday night's meeting saluting a slew of organizations and volunteers who raced to the residents' aid in the aftermath of Memorial Day's E3 tornado that ripped through northwestern Celina.
However, much work lies ahead as city crews are still busy cleaning up city property and tending to the electrical system, city safety service director Tom Hitchcock pointed out. [More]
By Sydney Albert
ST. MARYS - City council members unanimously passed an ordinance Monday authorizing the city to pursue an eminent domain claim on a downtown building.
City officials for months have been eyeing the Palm building, 101-103 W. Spring St., as a new municipal office. A resolution declaring the city's intent to appropriate the building was first introduced in February. [More]
Wiss, Harlamert share Dream Team Coach of the Year; Wenning named Player of the Year
By Colin Foster
Minster's Mike Wiss and Coldwater's Brian Harlamert have been friends, teammates, groomsmen at each other's weddings, competed on opposite sides as coaches and won state championships with their respective schools.
They can add Daily Standard Dream Team co-Coaches of the Year to that list now, too. [More]
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St. Henry
ST. HENRY - School board members on Monday agreed to increase pay for union members, classified employees and some administrators.
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MARIA STEIN - School board members at Monday's meeting voted to proceed with renewing a 1.8-mill, five-year permanent improvement levy.
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CELINA - A psychologist has determined a Coldwater man charged with aggravated murder has no mental disability that would allow him to avoid a possible death penalty, according to his defense team.
New Bremen residents oppose location
NEW BREMEN - The location of a new electrical substation continues to be a contentious issue among residents.
Residents filled the room for the third straight meeting both to hear and debate about the location options, which have now been whittled down to two.
ST. HENRY - The town square tornado siren should have sounded during the May 27 storm, village administrator Ron Gelhaus told council members Monday night.
COLDWATER - Street crews have been busy getting Memorial Park and the pool ready for summer, village administrator/engineer Eric Thomas said in a roundup of work being done around town.
WAPAKONETA - The Auglaize County Board of Elections office will be closed June 17-19 to allow representatives to attend the Ohio Secretary of State s
FORT RECOVERY - The Fort Recovery Harvest Jubilee is back and better than ever Wednesday through Sunday at Ambassador Park, according to organizers.
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Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
Ethan Lehmkuhl pitched a two-hitter and the Wildcats made the quick turnaround from spring baseball to ACME baseball with an 11-0 win over the Rockets on Monday night in Anna.