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SPRING TEASE

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City resident Kayden Liddle, 4, gets some help on the monkey bars Tuesday afternoon at Mary Rutan Park from his mother, Stephanie Fish when temperatures reached into the 60s. The reprise was short-lived as a winter weather advisory is in effect until 8 p.m. today, with sleet and several inches of snow expected. (EXAMINER PHOTO | MANDY LOEHR)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 March 2014

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ILHS snowball royalty

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Indian Lake High School students elected senior Brennon Lump, center, to serve as king for Saturday’s annual snowball dance. His court includes, from left: freshman Alex Jacobs, sophomore Michael Mallory, senior Reyse Wallbrown and junior Jalon Tuttle. (PHOTO | INDIAN LAKE HIGH SCHOOL)

Last Updated on Friday, 07 March 2014

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ASH WEDNESDAY

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Forrest Amidon burns pieces of paper with congregation members’ confessions of sins written on them during a Wednesday evening Ash Wednesday service at the United Presbyterian Church in Bellefontaine. Wednesday marked the beginning of Lent and the 40-day period leading up to Easter. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 March 2014

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Cookies galore

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Girl Scouts volunteer Kathy Amweg of Lakeview pushes a cart of Samoas cookies through the gymnasium at Union Station on Monday afternoon. Local Girl Scout troops took delivery of nearly 30,000 boxes of cookies, which will be sold throughout the area beginning this weekend, volunteer coordinator April Jameson said. Some locations where Scouts will have booths set up to sell the cookies include Lowe’s Home Improvement Warehouse, TSC, Choice Properties, Walgreens and Family Video, all in Bellefontaine; Rite Aid in Russells Point; Community Markets and Northside Grocery in Lakeview; and Stites near Huntsville. (EXAMINER PHOTO | REUBEN MEES)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 March 2014

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Ready for the beach

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Calvary Christian School first-grade students in Cari Hyde’s classroom celebrated “Beach Day” Friday with lessons that day dealt with counting items found on a beach, reading short stories about the beach and also completing related artwork.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 March 2014

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Dueling in the dirt

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Matt Yoder leads Joe Spiers and Logan Conklin into a turn during a lawn mower race Saturday at Marmon Valley Farm. The races were a missions fundraiser for Grace Chapel Church. (EXAMINER PHOTO | TONY BARRETT)

Last Updated on Monday, 03 March 2014

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ILES celebrates 100 Day

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Indian Lake Elementary School celebrated 100 days of school last week with various themed days during the week, including “Dress Like You are 100 Years Old” Friday for staff and students.
Tuesday, kindergartners brought in 100 objects to share with their classmates, counted 100 beads to put in a necklace, and made a hat with 100 different small components. First-graders also learned about the number 100 by participating in different activities, such as hopping 100 times and counting out 100 Fruit Loops for a necklace.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 March 2014

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ILMS kicks off candy bar fundraiser

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Indian Lake Middle School kicked off its candy bar fundraiser Friday with an Olympic-themed assembly.
Students and staff competed in several events such as the Olympic torch relay, hockey shoot, ski jump, bobsled, and the grand finale was a staff versus students basketball game. Candy bars were distributed and selling is under way.

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Last Updated on Monday, 03 March 2014

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