November 6th, 2012
ST. MARYS — Motorists along South Street in the city of St. Marys will soon have one less traffic signal to content with in the coming weeks.
City engineers are in the first stages of removing the traffic signal at the intersection of South and Front streets in St. Marys. Starting on Wednesday, the signal will go into flash mode — the signal will flash to traffic on South Street and will be a red light to traffic on Front Street.
CELINA — For her dedication to Grand Lake St. Marys and to the Lake Improvement Association (LIA), Gayle Meyer was honored with the Guardian of the Lake Award Saturday morning at the group’s monthly meeting.
MINSTER — The Minster Historical Society celebrated the 100th birthday of two Fourth Street buildings Saturday with a new program.
The first installment of “A Look at Yesterday in Minster” focused on the Kramer Building and the Crescent Theater, both of which were built in 1912. Minster Historical Museum Curator Mary Oldiges said members of the historical society, which encourages the preservation of the older buildings in Minster, researched the history of the two downtown buildings.
Marilyn A. Kramer, 75, of 310 Jill Ave., Celina, died on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born on Sept. 8, 1937, in Coldwater, to Herman and Frederica (Boeke) Quinter, and they preceded her in death.
On July 25, 1959, she married Werner Kramer, and he preceded her in death on April 13, 2008.
Herbert “Herb” J. Boerger, 100, of McCartyville, died at 5:50 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Elmwood of New Bremen.
He was born on June 5, 1912, in Fort Loramie, to Frank and Emma (Ernst) Boerger, and they preceded him in death.
On Feb. 4, 1941, in Minster, he married Alma Schmiesing, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 2, 2001.
Linus A. “Linie” Hausfeld, 86, of 193 S. Lincoln St., Minster, died on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at Elmwood Assisted Living Center in New Bremen.
He was born on April 24, 1926, to Aloys and Philomena (Hoying) Hausfeld, and they preceded him in death.
On Dec. 27, 1951, in Osgood, he married Rose Marie Kremer, and she survives at Elmwood in New Bremen.
MINSTER — The Minster defense stonewalled the Tri-County North wing-T offense, quarterback Adam Niemeyer delivered a handful of touchdown passes and the Wildcat running backs had four-foot wide holes to run through all night long.
For one week of the playoffs, the Minster Wildcats made it look easy.
The degree of difficulty goes way up next week when the Wildcats face the Division VI defending state champions.
Friday's Ohio High School Athletic Association Regional Quarterfinals
LIMA — President Barack Obama declared Americans need a champion for their causes and interests in Washington, D.C. and more work needs to be done on Capitol Hill to move the United States forward.
Obama addressed approximately 3,800 people gathered Friday afternoon in the gymnasium at Lima Senior High School, the third stop in a whirlwind one-day trip in Ohio, to rally Democrats with the election four days away.