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Regatta Takes Over Grand Lake St. Marys

August 26, 2011

CELINA — High-speed boats will return to Grand Lake St. Marys today as the 2011 Governor's Cup Regatta take over the region.

After being canceled last year because of poor water quality at Grand Lake St. Marys, the regatta is back in full force. The event, which brings thousands of people into Auglaize and Mercer counties each year, will serve as the 2011 Inboard World Championships as well.

Disc Golf Course Hits St. Marys

August 26, 2011

ST. MARYS — Disc golf can now be added to the list of recreational activities available at K.C. Geiger Park, as a new course has been installed and a league has formed.

League founder Nate Metz said disc golf, or Frisbee golf, is similar to golf.

“The goal is to throw your disc from a starting point, which would be your tee pad —  just like a tee box — and you have your basket, and the goal is to get your Frisbee in the basket in the least amount of shots as possible,” Metz said, noting that scoring is kept exactly like golf.

Fundraiser Offers Choice To Donate Pizza

August 26, 2011

ST. MARYS — A local parents’ organization is running a fundraiser for the second time, with residents also given the option to donate what they purchase to help locals in need.

The St. Marys Band Parents Organization is again running its pizza fundraiser, which it debuted earlier this year.

Jordan Visits Local Chamber

August 26, 2011

NEW BREMEN — A local Congressman says a cloud of uncertainty hanging over the nation’s capital is preventing the economy from picking up and pulling out of the recession.

U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, visited members of the Southwestern Auglaize County Area Chamber of Commerce Thursday afternoon to talk about the current climate in Washington. He touched upon a variety of topics including business growth, the debt ceiling debate and how to streamline the federal government.

District Nets Effective Rating

August 26, 2011

ST. MARYS — A state department released its official report cards for school districts across Ohio Wednesday, with a local school district seeing a few changes on its 2010-11 card.

The Ohio Department of Education released the official St. Marys City School District’s 2010-11 School Year Report Card Wednesday, with the district meeting 24 out of the 26 indicators and netting an effective rating.

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