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After agreeing to a union contract with the police department’s sergeants, council passed the contact during Monday’s St. Marys City Council meeting. 

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Despite the coronavirus pandemic canceling many events throughout the year, St. Marys FFA and the St. Marys Area Resource Team are continuing to prepare for the second annual Miracle on Spring Street, scheduled for 4 p.m. on Dec. 5.

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The school is in the research phase of replacing lights throughout the building as a way to not only brighten the classrooms but also save on the electric bill. At the past two meetings of the New Knoxville Board of Education, information was discussed about what it would take to replace the…

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Strong winds and dry conditions made for a busy start to the day for local fire departments as multiple departments responded to fires on Thursday morning.

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NEW YORK (AP) — With the coronavirus surging out of control, the nation's top public health agency pleaded with Americans on Thursday not to travel for Thanksgiving and not to spend the holiday with people from outside their household.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. Sherrod Brown wants people to be able to get the upcoming coronavirus vaccine without having to pay anything out of pocket.

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NEW BREMEN— Treasurer Jill Ahlers provided board members the school’s five-year forecast during the New Bremen Board of Education meeting on Wednesday night.

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden warned of dire consequences if President Donald Trump and his administration continue to refuse to coordinate with his transition team on the coronavirus pandemic and block briefings on national security, policy issues and vaccine plans.

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St. Marys city officials took the first step in finalizing funds for 2021 when members of the finance committee met on Monday to discuss the proposed budget as well as hear supplemental appropriation requests.

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After calling St. Marys home for 100 years, the National Guard has moved out of St. Marys. The State of Ohio Armory at 109 E. South St. has been vacant for a couple of months with guardsmen being relocated out of St. Marys. 

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After RuthAnn Woesner was diagnosed with breast cancer four years ago, helping patients fight cancers became her passion. 

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The day before the United States honored its veterans, American Legion Post 323 took time to honor a member of the community. Each year the post recognizes a police officer, teacher and firefighter that exemplifies service to their industry and the city of St. Marys and this year, the firefi…

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New Knoxville Village Councilors went into executive session and passed two pieces of legislation after discussion in executive session in Wednesday's monthly meeting.

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The St. Marys City Schools Board of Education is considering entering the process of refunding bonds in an effort to make them more cost effective for the district and the taxpayers who support the school. On Wednesday evening, the board heard a presentation by Fifth Third Bank representativ…

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CELINA — On Saturday evening, MAV Youth Mentoring dimmed the lights, fired up the spotlight and donated money to help local children with its annual Dancing with the Big Stars at the Overdrive.

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Ready or not, Christmas is right around the corner and one St. Marys FFA student is working to make it a little brighter for the community. Junior Mackenzie Ott is partnering with Agape Ministries, Inc. by collecting used — or new — Christmas trees, lights and ornaments to be given away to t…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil.

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When it comes to education during the coronavirus pandemic, adapting and overcoming challenges is part of trying to continue as normally as possible. When it came time for the St. Marys FFA’s annual tours of local farms for the district’s second graders, Liz Brown and Molly Schlosser took ad…

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As Phase I of the reservoir mill on High Street nears its completion, former St. Marys City Law Director and historian Kraig Noble informed St. Marys Rotarians of the ongoing project that is one year of its reconstruction project. 

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden were locked in tight races in battleground states across the country Tuesday night as they concluded an epic campaign that will shape America's response to the surging pandemic and foundational questions of economic…

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Jim Jordan (R-Urbana) cruised to a victory over Shannon Freshour (D-Marysville) winning 20,509 (81.76%) to Freshour’s 4,134 (16.48%) in Auglaize County and and earning 67.9% of the district’s vote with 99% of precincts reporting.

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On a cool, sunny Saturday, a group of eight St. Marys Rotarians met in the parking lot of the St. Marys Eagles to live out the vision and mission statements of Rotary International — providing service to others while taking action to create lasting change — by assembling three picnic tables.

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With positive COVID-19 tests on the rise, Auglaize County has been elevated to Level 3 (red) status according to a letter posted to the Auglaize County Health Department’s Facebook page.

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Taking the place of the foundation's chili supper because of the coronavirus pandemic, the MHS Alumni Foundation is conducting it annual raffle with more than $5,700 in prizes and $1,500 in cash prizes.

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Twenty-one is the minimum number of merit badges needed to become an Eagle Scout.

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The decades-old tradition of delicious homemade food will feed families, friends and the community from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. with patrons welcome to visit the country store from noon to 6:30 p.m. at Wayne Street United Methodist Church.

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It may be a casual backyard game for most but for two local women, it’s a chance to go for gold. St. Marys’ Kimberli Glass and Kenton’s Tiffany Sparks teamed up to compete at the cornhole national championship for the chance to earn spots on the USA Cornhole National Team.

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With the donation of digital scoreboards to St. Marys City Schools, a new class was formed to use the boards to their full potential while also giving students a chance to expand their skills.

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The St. Marys Streets and Sidewalks Committee made efficient use of the roughly half hour it met for on Monday evening, sending an amendment to the city’s dangerous building ordinance and a proposal for a new position in the police department to the full council’s next meeting.

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Senior sousaphone player Charlie Krebs brings you along for the final pregame performance of 2020 for the St. Marys All Brass Band.

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“I talked to some of my friends in the Civil War community and we came up with a list of candidates for a potential biography,” Dixon said in a pre-recorded interview with Kraig Noble, posted to the Auglaize County Historical Society’s Facebook page on Thursday evening. “It was very interest…

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At approximately 10 p.m. Wednesday night the Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office was called to a residence in the Villa Nova area, just outside of St. Marys. A male resident had threatened other family members with a firearm, then discharged the firearm as family members were exiting the reside…

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Nearing the end of his second term as representative of the 82nd House District, Republican Craig Riedel (Defiance) updated St. Marys Rotarians on legislation he and his colleagues will be working on after the General Election. 

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Although this past spring and summer called the start of school into question, the district’s enrollment — 1,986 students — is almost identical to last year’s enrollment with only nine fewer students across all grades. Open enrollment remains the same as last year with 124 enrolling outside …

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Halloween is nearing and there are plenty of chances coming up to participate in some holiday fun. St. Marys and New Knoxville’s trick-or-treats will both be on Oct. 29 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

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A lot has happened at 315 Freewalt Way since two brothers-in-law told the city of St. Marys said they were interested in an old and vacant Kmart building that the city was looking to demolish.

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The bulk of Tuesday’s meeting was led by Steven Potoczak, project manager for Delta Airport Consultants, as he discussed plans for the Neil Armstrong Airport’s 10-year capital improvement program. He focused most of his time on a wildlife hazard study the airport needs to complete every few …

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From 4 p.m. to about 9 p.m. Sunday, things felt normal for a moment as people gathered in Memorial Park for an outdoor community worship event. The St. Marys Ministerial Association prepared and advertised the Block Party Tent Revival worship service — the idea of Alisha Vanderpool.