Archive - Apr 18, 2013
MINSTER — After a canceled test launch and two rescheduled launches, the Minster Rocket Club has passed every requirement and qualified to present its rocket to NASA engineers in Huntsville, Ala., on Saturday.
The club left Wednesday for a four to five day intensive session with engineers, culminating in a Saturday or Sunday launch, weather permitting.
CELINA — The alleged gunman in the Grube double homicide made his initial appearance in a Mercer County courtroom Wednesday.
Flanked by his attorney Donna Post, Trevin M. Sanders, 19, looked down at the defense table for much of the approximately hourlong hearing in Mercer County Juvenile Court as Judge Mary Pat Zitter read the complaint against him. Sanders is accused of shooting and killing Robert Grube, 70, and daughter his Colleen Grube, 47, in November 2011.
Ernest E. Wenning, 81, of New Bremen, died at 11:15 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 2013, at the Elmwood of New Bremen.
He was born on Nov. 13, 1931, in Carthagena.
He was the son of Ben H. and Bernadine (Weitzel) Wenning.
Margaret Heistan, 82, of Venice, Fla., formerly of St. Marys, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 7, 2013, at Tidewell Hospice House in Sarasota, Fla.
A mass will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday, at St. Raphael Catholic Church in Englewood, Fla.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Alan Moore Funeral Home.
Margaret was born on May 11, 1930, in Celina, to Matt and Levon Sunderhaus and married Jack Heistan on Feb. 18, 1949.
Jack Heistan passed away on Aug. 6, 2007.