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March 6th, 2013
ST. MARYS — A weather system that dumped more than 7 inches of snow on the region snarled morning traffic, closed local schools and forced residents to dig out of what could be the season’s last storm.
Auglaize County EMA Director Troy Anderson said he measured between 7 and 8 inches of snow throughout Auglaize County. Drifts, he noted, are topping 3 feet.
ST. MARYS — A winter storm is barreling down on the region, bringing the chance for close to a foot of snow to Auglaize County.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the county, effective through Wednesday morning. Auglaize County EMA Director Troy Anderson said nailing down a definitive snowfall prediction is difficult because there are two fronts coming together, with Auglaize County in the middle.
BOTKINS — A northwest Ohio man died this morning after the vehicle he was driving slid across the median and into the southbound lanes of Interstate 75 south of Botkins and collided with a semitrailer.
Bret Woods, 46, of Toledo, died from injuries suffered from the collision at 3:15 a.m. today, according to a trooper’s report from the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP). His wife, Bernadette Woods, was transported by Anna EMS to Lima Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
CELINA — A pilot aeration study has been approved for Grand Lake St. Marys to use solar powered aeration equipment in two locations, with the goal of potentially lowering Celina’s water toxicity before water treatment and opening Second Beach at St. Marys.
Grand Lake St. Marys Restoration Commission Manager Milt Miller made the announcement during Saturday’s Lake Improvement Association meeting. Miller has long touted the need for increased aeration in the lake as a way to improve its water quality.
“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 Feb. 26 to March 4, 1938, 1963 and 1988.
75 years ago: Cridersville won the Auglaize County Class B Tournament title by defeating Buckland 39-36.
Two St. Marys residents were fined $25 for stealing from Nickel Plate Railway.
The St. Marys Roughriders were eliminated from tournament play in a 29-11 loss to Lima South.
ST. MARYS — Memorial High School senior Chelsea Yahl, 18, loves being involved and being outside — she devotes her time to the things she loves to do, including FFA, band, track, softball, and 4-H.
For Yahl, being in FFA, which she has been in since her freshman year, is about being a team and working together with her fellow FFA members to accomplish their goals.
ST. MARYS — Local volunteer, attorney and community advocate Jack Kuffner died Thursday, leaving behind family, fellow parishoners, Kiwanis and colleagues with memories of the ways he impacted the St. Marys community.
As a lawyer, local attorney Kraig Noble said that Kuffner was highly respected in the local law community. As an assistant prosecutor, prosecutor and judge in the county court, Noble said he had high standards.
ST. MARYS — On May 6, 2012, Joe and Bev Hurlburt put the first formal notes and ideas for what would become the Resources and Opportunity Center down on paper.
Their goal was to turn those ideas in to a reality by December 2013. They pulled it off almost a whole year ahead of schedule, opening at 702 E. Spring Street in St. Marys on Oct. 1, 2012.
MINSTER — A Minster resident died Thursday afternoon from injuries suffered in a one-vehicle crash near Fort Loramie.
At approximately 2:30 p.m. Thursday, deputies from the Shelby County Sheriff's Office arrived on the scene of a crash on Canal Road No. 1, four-tenths of a mile east of the Ohio 66 intersection. Ina Smith, 50, of Minster, was pronounced dead at the scene.
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