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By Sydney Albert
CELINA - Two candidates seeking the 84th District Ohio House of Representatives seat spoke at the Celina Eagles Lodge on Tuesday morning, giving local business leaders a better idea of their visions for the area and Ohio.
Celina-Mercer County Chamber of Commerce members were invited to attend a Meet the Candidates session with Susan Manchester, R-Waynesfield, and Joseph Monbeck, D-Celina. Candidates began the session by introducing themselves before answering questions from the audience. [More]
By Ed Gebert
MINSTER - Councilors on Tuesday gave first reading of an ordinance to establish a policy for small cell technology in village rights-of-way.
Cellular phone service using 5G technology has been approved for providers with few regulations on the pl [More]
By Robb Hemmelgarn
MINSTER - It took a few kick starts to get things going last night, but once the Minster Wildcats finally started rolling, they were untouchable as they defeated the Delphos St. John's Blue Jays in the opening round of the Division IV tournament in Minster. [More]
Obituaries on October 17th, 2018
Helen C. Hoying, age 68, of Union City, died Tuesday October 16, 2018 at Union Crystal Manor, Union City, Ohio. [More]
James Welker, 68, Celina, died on Oct. 15, 2018, at Mercy Health-St. Rita's Med [More]
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Officials to testify against rule change
Court rejects Schwieterman's appeal
Rockford council OKs raises for village workers
Absentee ballots in demand
Minster board implements pay raises
High water level prevents repairs to drain valve at Eldora dam
Fort Recovery schools expect carryover to diminish in future
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By Ed Gebert
MINSTER - Jackson Township and Minster voters are being asked to approve nearly identical tax levies for shared fire/EMS services.
Both levies are 3 mills and are for three years, but they are separate elections.
"The village and the township [More]
By Bruce Monnin
It is one week closer to the end of the high school football regular season and one more ticket to the postseason has been punched. Wapakoneta joined St. Marys as the second WBL team to secure a playoff spot thanks to its win over Defiance last week. Also, St. Marys became the first area team to be guaranteed to host a first-round playoff game. [More]
Obituaries on October 16th, 2018
Joseph E. Berger, age 80, New Weston, passed away Sunday afternoon, October 14, [More]
Patrick C. Jahnigen, age 66, of Bellefontaine, Ohio passed away at 6:04 A.M. Monday, October 8, 2018 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. [More]
Marilyn A. Winner age 77, of Fort Loramie, Ohio, died at 7:45 AM on Monday, October 15, 2018 at her home. [More]
Ray Litmer, age 59, a resident of Portland, passed away on Sunday, October 14, [More]
Joyce A. Livingston, age 78, of Coldwater, passed away Monday, October 15, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
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Classified workers get pay raises
County to offer online options
Take steps to keep rodents out in the cold
St. Marys school staff member disciplined
Suspect wants statements suppressed
Engineering firm hired to do prep work to reroute 49
Committee recommends appropriations for water plant
Celina wins battle of Bulldogs in opener
Mielke way
Area players earn All-WBL selections
Luebke named 1st team All-WBL
Officials talk pork priorities
Always a Doll moment
By Ed Gebert
COLDWATER - Large crowds turned out Sunday to get a look at the newly constructed Sanderell Family West Wing at Mercer County Community Hospital.
People waited almost 30 minutes just to get inside before they waited a few minutes more while they were divided into groups for guided tours of the $24 million addition, which opens Oct. 22. [More]
Minster takes all four MAC team, individual titles
By Bruce Monnin
Standard Correspondent
COLDWATER - The Midwest Athletic Conference cross country championship meet consisted of four separate races, with the boys and girls in both junior high and high school competing.
In all four races, one runner finished a good distance ahead of their competitors, and that runner was part of the winning team. [More]
Obituaries on October 15th, 2018
James Rollin Dull, 81 of Greenville, Ohio passed away on Friday October 12, 2018 at 2:28 PM at State of the Heart Care Center, Greenville, Ohio. [More]
Robert L. Gamble, 88, of rural Celina, passed away Friday morning at his residence. [More]
Jerome E. Schacht, 82, of Perrysburg, died Friday, October 12, 2018 at St. Luke's Hospital, Maumee, Ohio, after a lengthy illness. [More]
Ted H. Thobe, age 35, of Maria Stein, died Sunday, October 14, 2018 at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater. [More]
Betty Jean Monroe, 89, Saint Marys, died suddenly on Saturday, October 13, 2018, in the emergency department of Joint Twp. District Memorial Hospital. [More]
Wanda L. Springer, 81, of Cincinnati, OH, and formerly of Temperance, MI, died Wednesday, October 10, 2018. [More]
Virginia A. Euckert, age 93 of Celina, Ohio passed away on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 at her residence in Celina. [More]
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Residents question plan
Celina native teaching English to children in Greece
Defiance dominates at WBL CC meet
Redskins improve on their 2017 finish
McCreadie captures first World 100 title
Man in stolen car leads police on chase before crashing
By Ed Gebert
A man involved in a two-vehicle collision on Friday morning stole a car belonging to a person who had stopped to help at the crash site and proceeded to lead police on a high-speed chase before crashing in a field along State Route 707.
Lucas J. J [More]
Marion Local holds on to beat Minster 7-6
By Bruce Monnin
MINSTER - The Marion Local Flyers and the Minster Wildcats fought an evenly contested defensive game.
Both teams scored on first quarter long runs and then were shut out the rest of the way.
The difference on a rainy, slippery night was that Alex Klosterman was successful on his extra point try for the Flyers, while the Wildcats missed their attempt and later had a field goal try bounce off the right upright as Marion Local held on for the 7-6 victory. [More]
Obituaries on October 13th, 2018
Robert L. Gamble, 88, of rural Celina, passed away Friday morning at his residence. [More]
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County set to receive $200K in late taxes
Argentine man visits area ag operations
Rockford operating levy up for vote
Riders roll past Dogs
Redskins shut out Indians
Rockets upset Cavaliers
Wildcat boys start seventh
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