Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
By Sydney Albert
COLDWATER - Police are asking the public to help them identify the Grinch who stole a plastic Christmas penguin from a lawn last week.
The penguin was last spotted at 9:17 p.m. Thursday in the yard at 1114 Buckeye Drive, according to Coldwater Police Chief Jason Miller. The festive bird was chilling amid the house's Christmas light display in the company of two other penguins, each wearing a green and red striped scarf and Santa hat along with their usual tuxedos, when tragedy struck. [More]
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By Leslie Gartrell
COLDWATER - Margie Griesdorn had found the man of her dreams - a kind, well-respected business owner known for his charitable and giving nature.
He had no children of his own but opened his arms to her daughter and loved her like his own. Griesdorn cherished 11 years of marriage with the love of her life, Randal, until he died by suicide in 2012 at the age of 56. [More]
By Daily Standard Staff
University of Toledo center and Marion Local grad Luke Knapke was named the Mid-American Conference's West Division Men's Basketball Player of the Week after some record-setting performances last week.
Last Wednesday, Knapke had a triple-double with 12 points, 12 rebounds and a school-record 10 blocked shots (updated from the original report of nine) in a win over Cleveland State. The blocks allowed Knapke to become the school's all-time leader in blocks. [More]
Obituaries on December 10th, 2019
Fr. Robert Kunisch, C.PP.S., died at 7:50 a.m. on Sunday, December 8, 2019, in [More]
Glen W. Schoenleben long time resident of Greenville, Ohio died peacefully on D [More]
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Subscriber stories on December 10th, 2019
ST. MARYS - The city's first full-time female firefighter and paramedic was sworn in during Monday's city council meeting.
Fire chief Doug Ayers introduced Emma Tobias, the department's newest employee, at the beginning of the council meeting before she was sworn in by mayor Patrick McGowan.
MARIA STEIN - Marion Local Schools board of education members on Monday evening approved a nearly $250,000 contract to purchase new playground equipment.
Signal to be replaced, lights, benches and trash receptacles being added
COLDWATER - Village council members on Monday approved a nearly $600,000 contract for the State Route 118 Streetscape Project.
Councilors accepted
ST. HENRY - St. Henry Booster Club members thanked village employees for helping with the groundwork for the proposed community center.
Club member
Sheriff: Parents talk to your kids
CELINA - After receiving a number of traffic complaints involving Tri Star students, Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey is asking parents to speak to their children about safe-driving habits.
NEW BREMEN - Mayor Jeff Pape on Monday evening presided over his final village council meeting.
Pape, who decided not to seek re-election in November, is completing his fourth consecutive term as mayor. He took over the office in 2004.
ST. HENRY - School board members on Monday hired Angela Schmitz to replace longtime elementary school secretary Eileen Brackman beginning next year.
Board members in October approved Brackman's resignation after 25 years of service, effective Jan. 3.
ST. MARYS - An ACL injury kept St. Marys' Aaleyiah Williams from making an impact in her senior volleyball season.
But she's slowly making her way back.
Tobin's mom influential in his college decision
ST. MARYS - Noah Tobin quickly learned something when he was in the process of choosing a college destination: Mother knows best.
The St. Marys sen
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Compiled by Gary R. Rasberry
New Bremen improved to 5-0 in girls basketball with a 64-56 win at Lincolnview on Monday night in Middle Point.