Archive - Jan 10, 2012 - News Article
MINSTER — Members of the Minster fire and rescue squad responded to Minster Machine this morning for an accident which resulted in the death of an employee.
Minster Fire Chief Dale Dues said crews received a telephone call shortly after 5 a.m. today reporting a male at Minster Machine was trapped under a plate of steel. By the time emergency responders arrived, Dues said employees at the foundry freed the male. The male was brought to Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys via a Minster squad.
To avoid a potential political pitfall, a Wapakoneta City Council member suggested lengthening the terms of office for councilors and council president and staggering the terms of all city elected officials.
Councilor-at-large Tom Finkelmeier Jr. proposed a plan to extend the terms of councilors and council president to four-year terms from two-year terms. He also proposed having the council president elected the same year as councilors representing the wards and the mayor, auditor, treasurer, law director elected the same year as councilors-at-large.
CRIDERSVILLE — A local legislative body is seeing new faces this year to help lead the village.
A former Criders-ville Fire Department assistant chief and the current Lion’s Club president took their new seats on Monday evening as they attended their first village council meeting as councilors.
Rick Walls and Stacey Myers Cook were sworn in at the meeting.
WAYNESFIELD — The Waynesfield-Goshen School District will soon expand its policy on accepting open-enrollment students.
Superintendent Chris Pfister recommended Waynesfield-Goshen Board of Educationmembers accept open-enrollment students statewide. Board members seemed to be unanimous with the recommendation.
Pfister, who formerly had been superintendent at Apollo in Lima, told the board members while there the school managed to attract finances to the district without experiencing any increased costs.