The start of the COVID-19 pandemic brought a surge in unemployment claims as parts of the U.S. workforce was laid off. But now there’s another problem with the labor force, one in which Auglaize County serves as a microcosm: too many jobs and not enough job candidates.
The Community Action Life Line (CALL) Ministries sent a representative to the St. Marys Rotary meeting to talk about what the organization offers to people in Mercer County.
Local student Sam Heilers visited the St. Marys Rotary Club to show the types of things he did while at Air Camp 2021, ranging from learning about airplanes to exploring its inner workings.
The newest addition to Memorial Park finally received its engraving, inscribed with the Ohio state motto. The stone was brought in by local religious organizations as a reminder and a message to people passing through the park.
St. Marys girls soccer players, coaches and others waded into the St. Marys River Sunday evening during the annual duck racing event. The race serves as a fundraiser for the soccer program.
SummerFest festivities kicked off Thursday night in Memorial Park. As part of the Supper & Sounds event, the St. Marys All-Brass Band performed in the park which was packed with spectators. Supper & Sounds has kicked off the festival for more than 25 years and is put on by the Busine…
Advisory: Heat Advisory in effect from noon-8pm Thursday. Heat index up to 104 expected due to hot temps & high humidity.
The City of St. Marys will be holding an open house for the new water plant from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 6 at the facility located at 11314 County Road 66A. The event is open to the public and tours for the new facility will be available to those in attendance.
Uniopolis Historical Society President Marilyn Shaw speaks Sunday afternoon as the former town hall was added to the National Register of Historic Places.
Keith Westrick, president of the Lake Improvement Association, visited the St. Marys Rotary Club meeting on Wednesday to discuss organization’s goals, along with the progress the LIA has in improving the health of the Grand Lake St. Marys.
Brian J. Botti, a leader of the Black Swamp Area Council Boy Scouts, talks about some developments in the local chapter, along with some history Wednesday afternoon during the St. Marys Rotary meeting.
Back row: New Knoxville teacher Mary Weist, St. Marys teacher Madeline Frankenhauser, Waynesfield-Goshen teacher Jennifer Szippl, Wapakoneta teacher Daniel Landis, New Bremen teacher Shannon Heckman and Minster teacher Marianne Bruns. Front row: Sam Anspach, Katie Lucas, Rylie Barrington, Em…
amilies gather outside Arts Place downtown on Saturday morning for the Bunny Trail event put on by the St. Marys Area Resource Team and the St. Marys Community Public Library.
The St. Marys chapter of the FFA are preparing themselves for the National Chapter Awards ceremony after being nominated for four categories in one fell swoop.
The St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with several other organizations, is bringing back the VALU Class program for its 20th anniversary in September.
FINDLAY — Brent Miller, of St Marys, will perform in the University of Findlay's Jazz Ensemble spring concert at 3 p.m., Sunday, March 21. Titled "An Afternoon of Fun," the concert will feature a variety of traditional blues, swing and Latin charts along with popular music by artists such as…
One of the signs donated by the family of the late Larry Schaaf. The signage is a map of K.C. Geiger Park, highlighting the location of ball diamonds, parking and restrooms.
It started as a hobby, something to do with friends after work, but fishing has grown into so much more than that for Russ Bailey. Eight years and 100 episodes after starting BrushPile Fishing, things are continuing to go well for Bailey and he continues to do his part to share other people’…
The time has come for local artists to have their artwork displayed at the Arts Place Auglaize/Mercer Center. The annual Lake Area Arts Group gallery has been hung at 207 E. Spring St. and will be on display for the public to enjoy — and even purchase — for the next five weeks.
As the country recovers from the pandemic, some people are taking the chance to start fresh and pamper themselves or get a new haircut. But pets need pampering too.
A project for an all-accessible playground will be headed to St. Marys City Councilors for consideration after the Parks and Playgrounds Committee held a discussion about it on Tuesday.
The city of St. Marys, in conjunction with its school district, is looking to purchase property outside of town to provide future development in housing and provide growth for St. Marys City Schools.
WILMINGTON — The National Weather Service out of Wilmington has issued a winter storm watch for portions of West Central Ohio as well as East Central and Southeast Indiana, Northwest and Northern Kentucky and Central and South Central Ohio.
In each of the 15 years that Heidi Lisi has been the group’s adviser, at least one member has qualified for the state-level competition. This year, all 37 members who participated in the district competition on Jan. 27 have advanced to state — virtually, of course.
Pick up a copy of the Saturday, Jan. 30 edition of The Evening Leader and turn to page A9 to learn how Plus One Professionals got its start and how it's grown since 1982.
The Auglaize County Sheriff's Office announced on Monday that it will be utilizing standardized winter road condition advisory levels to inform the public about general conditions of roadways throughout the county during a winter storm, especially in the rural areas.
Those getting a head start on their fitness goals through the help of the Grand Fitness Challenge got an extra boost of motivation, inspiration and advice as the health challenge held its virtual kickoff event on Tuesday evening. Grand Lake Health System welcomed Erica Lugo to the kickoff to…
My•La’s Frozen Yogurt will be holding a fundraiser on Tuesday to benefit the families of two Wapakoneta teens involved in a fatal crash over the weekend. Patrons are encouraged to stop by the frozen yogurt shop between noon and 8 p.m. to purchase their favorite treats.
CELINA — Every Thursday evening, a motivated, determined crew of powerlifters arrives at CrossFit Crave to spend an hour working out together and challenging themselves to get better. The only thing that is different for the members of the Iron Will team is made up of people with special needs.
While saying a construction project is ahead of schedule is considered bad luck, Tri Star construction teacher Brett McGillvary did admit that the program’s home build for Lots for Soldiers is “moving right along.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with "incitement of insurrection" over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office.
COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine activated 580 National Guard members Tuesday in preparation for what the FBI identified as massive armed protests planned in Columbus and every state capital in the country leading up to Inauguration Day.
Typically, people are just getting started on their fitness journey in early January but all day Saturday, athletes from near and far were testing how far they have gone on their fitness journey as they competed in the CrossFit Crave Winter Classic.
- Restoring the Grand Opera House
- Lady Roughriders volleyball wins sectional opener
- Minster’s Past On Display Now
- Faith Alliance Completes Remodel
- Trail Town Status: Achieved
- MHS Recognizes WWII Vet With School Diploma
- Family Holding Fundraiser To Pay Medical Bills
- Roughriders top Defiance in soccer sectional
- Expanding Youth’s Horizons
- St. Marys rolls past Elida
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