Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
By Sydney Albert
ST. MARYS - City officials are seeking to claim a downtown building, possibly through eminent domain, to serve as the new municipal building.
Council members on Monday passed after first reading a resolution declaring the necessity and intention of appropriating the Palm Building at 101-103 W. Spring St. Law director Kraig Noble said resolutions are not required to have three readings as ordinances are. [More]
By Tom Stankard
CELINA - Crown Equipment Corp. donated $250,000 to Tri Star Career Compact on Monday morning to help fund the school's new facility being built on State Route 703.
Crown president Jim Dicke III presented the gift to Tri Star Director Tim Buschur inside the facility. [More]
Obituaries on February 26th, 2019
Ernest "Ernie" Cook, 99, of Saint Marys, died 2:56 A.M. Thursday, February 21, 2019, at Otterbein Saint Marys Retirement Community. [More]
Anna Marie Dircksen, age 94, of Minster, Ohio, died on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at Heritage Center, Minster. [More]
Ronald Albert Schoenlein, age 66, of Cassella passed away at Briarwood Village on Monday, February 25, 2019. [More]
Paul Kuhns, 82, St. Marys, died on Feb. 24, 2019, at Lima Memorial Hospital. [More]
Local pictures on February 26th, 2019
Subscriber and paid stories on February 26th, 2019
Park borrowing OK'd
CELINA - City council members on Monday night gave first reading to legislation to raise utility security deposits by 50 percent across the board.
CELINA - A male Celina High School junior may face charges of inducing panic after posting a video of himself holding a realistic-looking handgun on social media and telling others they shouldn't go to school the next day.
CELINA - A Celina man has been indicted on 14 counts of illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented material and one charge of possessing criminal tools, all fifth-degree felonies.
Parents would set one pickup and/or drop-off address
FORT RECOVERY - School board members discussed a possible new bus policy for the 2019-2020 school year.
Board president Greg LeFevre said the policy would emphasize ensuring the safety of students and reduce the possibility of errors.
New Bremen
NEW BREMEN - Village council members on Monday night voted to proceed with constructing a third electrical substation in the village, estimated to cost $4 million.
2019 Division II State Bowling Preview
Coldwater, St. Henry, both St. Marys teams all back in Columbus
Daily Standard Sports Staff
Coldwater and St. Henry have combined for more than 20 appearances at the boys state bowling tournament.
All-Western Buckeye League Basketball Teams
Ottawa-Glandorf swept the top honors as the Western Buckeye League boys and girls basketball coaches released their All-League teams.
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