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Quake Sets Off Lake Campus Instruments

August 23, 2011

ST. MARYS — A magnitude 5.9 earthquake that rattled Virginia and much of the northern East Coast caused instruments at Wright State University Lake Campus to jump Tuesday afternoon.

The quake struck shortly before 2 p.m. and its epicenter was near Mineral, Va., west of Richmond. The impact of the quake caused a monitoring station at the Lake Campus to jump and the Auglaize County EMA reported receiving numerous phone calls regarding an earthquake.

Louis William Doenges, 91

August 23, 2011

Louis William Doenges, 91, of 8861 Guadalupe Road, New Bremen, died at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater.

He was born on May 7, 1920, in St. Marys, to William J. and Marie (Oldiges) Doenges, and they preceded him in death.

On Aug. 19, 1944, in McCartyville, he married Lucille K. Huecker, and she preceded him in death on March 2, 2005.

The Rev. Ned A. Meckstroth, 79

August 23, 2011

The Rev. Ned A. Meckstroth, 79, of Plymouth, Ind., passed away on Friday, Aug. 19, 2011, at his residence at Miller’s Assisted Living, where he had resided since 2006, of natural causes.  

He was born on Oct. 9, 1931, in New Bremen, the son of the Rev. Arnold W. and Martha (Katterhenry) Meckstroth, and they preceded him in death.

On Aug. 17, 1960, in Red Bud, Ill., he took Jo Ann Herschbach as his bride, and she survives him.

Firm Nets $1M Grant

August 23, 2011

ST. MARYS — An Ohio-based firm netted a $1 million federal grant to help bring a methane digester to the region.

New Faces Dot Halls

August 23, 2011

ST. MARYS — Local school administrators  met with new staff members as part of an annual welcome luncheon held Monday.

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