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March 23rd

Local Bridge Designed

March 23, 2012

"Leader Look Back," is a collection of stories and headlines from 75, 50 and 25 years ago this week. This week's edition examines stories from March 20 to March 26, 1937, 1962 and 1987.

Portman Speaks Out On Energy

March 23, 2012

ST. MARYS — An Ohio senator says the Obama administration needs to do more to ease soaring fuel prices.

“Simply put in order to get energy prices down, we have to deal with the supply issue,” U.S. Sen. Rob Portman said during a telelconference with regional media on Thursday. “It’s got to be a reliable supply so it’s a matter of producing more energy in our country, particularly on public land.”

2 Builders Added To Ranks

March 23, 2012

ST. MARYS — Each year, the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce recognizes outstanding individuals who have dedicated much of their time and effort to making St. Marys better by awarding them with the Builder of Bridges award.

“The award is presented as a recognition of community service, contributions and the individual’s work to make St. Marys a better place,” Master of Ceremonies Jeff Squire said Thursday night at the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet.

March 22nd

Library To Host Business Event

March 22, 2012

ST. MARYS — Area business people have the opportunity to enjoy breakfast, networking time and get an update on some of the latest technology at an annual breakfast.

The St. Marys Community Public Library will host its 13th annual Businessperson’s Breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. April 5. The free program is open to any local businessperson. St. Marys Community Public Library Adult Services Coordinator Beth Keuneke said the annual event is beneficial for the library and area business people.

Wildcat Has Knack For Geography

March 22, 2012

MINSTER — One local student has qualified to advance to the Ohio State Geography Bee — a feat that Minster Local Schools hasn’t seen since the mid-90s.

Brutus Arrives

March 22, 2012

ST. MARYS — The newest — and largest — tool in the box to help heal Grand Lake St. Marys arrived on the scene Wednesday.

Brutus, a $670,000 12-inch suction dredge, arrived in the parking lot near the East Bank boat ramp to a crowd of onlookers. The dredge, which will replace a 1968 dredge, was built by Ellicott Dredges in Baltimore, Md., has been a year in the making.

March 21st

Village Eyes Pool Rates

March 21, 2012

MINSTER — Minster Village Councilors reviewed new rates for activities conducted at the community swimming pool during their meeting Monday night.

The committee convened on the ordinance of reviewing the current rates charged at the swimming pool, which have been in effect since 2002. Village Administrator Don Harrod said last week the park committee met and reviewed the current rates and looked at what other communities were charging for the use of their pools. After discussion, the park committee recommended the pool rates be adjusted.

Volunteers Set For Annual Event

March 21, 2012

ST. MARYS — Next month, volunteers from across Auglaize County will join together to help a group of local organizations.

The third annual United Way Day of Caring will be held on April 14, and United Way of Auglaize County Director Randy Fisher said the event provides an opportunity for those who want to give back to help local organizations.

March 20th

Plant Coming To Mercer County

March 20, 2012

MARIA STEIN — Representatives from a Wisconsin-based firm say a 25,000 square foot production facility to be built in Mercer County could play a vital role in helping to heal Grand Lake St. Marys and its watershed.

Suspects Arrested In Drug Probe

March 20, 2012

CELINA — An investigation by the Grand Lake Drug Task Force resulted in charges brought against close to two dozen local residents.

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