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Archive - Jan 7, 2014

Outage Hits City

January 7, 2014

ST. MARYS — The power outage this morning in the city of St. Marys was because the city's incoming service from AEP was lost. Power went out at approximately 6 a.m. and was restored by 7:15 a.m. The reason for the lost service on AEP's end was cold temperatures and wind.

Marion Local atop D4 boys AP Poll

January 7, 2014

The Marion Local Flyers took home the small-school football championship in the fall. Associated Press voters see Marion Local as the early favorite to take the state title in Division IV boys basketball, too.

Marion Local debuted at No. 1 in the first AP Poll that was released on Monday. The Flyers garnered 11 first-place votes to take the top spot with 144 points – easily outdistancing second-place Crestview (7-0).

Minster girls 13th in first AP hoops poll

January 7, 2014

A small area of Auglaize and Shelby Counties have three of the top 13 ranked teams in Division IV girls basketball in Ohio, as the first statewide poll was released on Monday night.

The Minster girls basketball team (8-2) is 13th in theAP poll, while the Marion Local Flyers are atop Division IV. Fort Loramie, which lost to Minster earlier this season, is ranked third in Division IV.

Versailles is seventh and Coldwater is ranked 10th in Division III. Lima Bath is 13th in Division II.

Frigid Temps Bring Risks

January 7, 2014

ST. MARYS — Local residents saw snow and freezing temperatures on Monday that dropped as low as minus-11 degrees with wind chills as low as minus-40 degrees.

The National Weather Service’s wind chill warning cautioned St. Marys residents that wind chills this low are dangerous and that frostbite and hypothermia are real dangers in such temperatures.

Mark D. Ruschau, 54

January 7, 2014

Mark D. Ruschau, 54, of New Bremen, died at 6:45 p.m.  Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.

He was born on July 11, 1959, in Coldwater to the late Jerome “Jim” and the late Pauline (Mescher) Ruschau.  

He married Theresa Nerderman on March 13, 1993, in New Bremen. She survives in New Bremen.

Mark D. Ruschau, 54

January 7, 2014

Mark D. Ruschau, 54, of New Bremen, died at 6:45 p.m.  Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.

He was born on July 11, 1959, in Coldwater to the late Jerome “Jim” and the late Pauline (Mescher) Ruschau.  

He married Theresa Nerderman on March 13, 1993, in New Bremen. She survives in New Bremen.

 

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