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Friday, November 29th, 2019

Cows visit Coldwater McDonald's

By Amy Kronenberger
COLDWATER - Several cows stampeded outside the McDonald's restaurant and walked around other parts of the village Wednesday morning.
Coldwater Police Chief Jason Miller told the newspaper his department received a call reporting loose cows at about 4:30 a.m. The animals, which belong to Florence Livestock, 2961 State Route 219, Coldwater, reportedly escaped from a trailer when the gate somehow gave out while the truck hauling it was driving through town.
One cow was located behind the Subway restaurant, three stopped by McDonald's and another visited St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Miller said. Two more remained loose until about 11 a.m., when they were located and lassoed behind Hogenkamp Funeral Home.
All of the cows reportedly were safely rounded up and returned to their owners with no accidents or damage reported, Miller said.
The incident elicited numerous comments on social media. Among them were that the cows were picketing and demanding compensation for their male offspring who were turned into quarter pounders, that they needed coffee through the drive through and wanted customers to eat more chicken.
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NEW BREMEN - Macy Puthoff made a name for herself as a two-sport athlete in Ohio.
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Anna running back Riley Huelskamp opened the Division VI postseason with back-to-back 290-yard rushing games.
It made his 157-yard, three-touchdown performance against Archbold last week seem subpar.
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