Tuesday, August 31st, 2010
By Nancy Allen
GRAND LAKE - Silica was applied to a 2.5-acre test area in Grand Lake this morning to see if good algae can be made to grow and out-compete the toxic blue-green algae.
Marysville-based Algaeventure Systems plans to make three more silica applications, one this week and two next. The application site is near the Celina Rotary lighthouse. [More]
Obituaries on August 31st, 2010
Ronald Dean Wright, 53, Celina, died Aug. 28, 2010, at his home.
He was born [More]
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City seeks grant to harvest algae
GRAND LAKE - City officials are floating yet another idea for helping solve Grand Lake's algae problem.
Celina city officials have applied for a mu
Celina
CELINA - City council members on Monday night approved first reading of an ordinance to set aside $350,000 from the city's Staeger Road TIF fund to pursue infrastructure improvements at Grand Lake Industrial Park.
ST. MARYS - A recent court ruling awarded back pay and benefits to a St. Marys high school teacher dismissed last year for lewd behavior. School board members now could appeal that decision.
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The Mercer County Elks was a busy place on Monday as the boys and girls golf teams from St. Henry and Coldwater and the girls teams from Minster and Marion Local engaged in Midwest Athletic Conference golf action.
Grand Lake area
The Grand Lake Agriculture Leadership Program - designed to develop ag leaders in Auglaize, Mercer and surrounding counties - is open for participants to sign up, organizers say.