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Posted 01/21/14 by the Town Crier

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Posted 01/21/14 by the Town Crier

Ohio law requires that all dogs be licensed. The annual license renewal period is December 1st through January 31st.  If you have a new puppy, you must buy a license by the time he/she reaches 3 months old.  If you have just moved into Auglaize County or if you just acquired a new dog, you must purchase a...

Posted 01/16/14 by the Town Crier

The ice at Four Seasons Park has been checked today, January 16, 2014, and is considered safe with a current depth of 6 1/2 inches. The ice depth is checked by drilling holes in several locations from the edge of the bank to the center of the pond. Please be advised the ice is not checked on weekends, holidays or...

Posted 01/15/14 by the Town Crier

Village employees are currently looking for water taps in front of houses throughout town. They are trying to lcoate taps that have sunk into the ground. By locating these taps, it will better enable employees to find them if they should become buried in snow.

Posted 01/09/14 by the Town Crier

Curbside collection of Christmas Trees will continue with the regular brush pick up on Wednesdays.
No trees will be picked up in plastic bags or with Christmas lights and ornaments on them. Wreaths and roping will also not be picked up as they contain metal wire which will damage the brush chipper.
If you do...

Posted 01/02/14 by the Town Crier

Taking a dog for a walk is a fun thing to do. Along with the fun comes responsibility such as controlling your pets while at the park and policing the area upon departure.
To ensure all patrons enjoy local parks and walkways, please keep the following in mind:

  • Pick up and properly dispose of dog...
Posted 01/02/14 by the Town Crier

The Active Older Adult (AOA) lunch for today, January 2, has been canceled. The regular lunch will resume in February.

Posted 12/17/13 by the Town Crier

Village Office Hours
The Village offices will be closed December 24th and December 25th in observance of the Christmas holiday.
The offices will be closed January 1, 2014 in observance of the New Year's holiday.
If you have an emergency during this time, please contact the Minster...

Posted 12/12/13 by the Town Crier

The Minster Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce that the jolly old elf himself - Santa Claus - is once again taking time out of his busy schedule to pay a visit to local children. Festivities will begin on Saturday December 14, 2014 at 12:15 at the Gazebo on Fourth Street.
With the holidays fast...

Posted 12/06/13 by the Town Crier


Four Seasons Park is a wonderland for outdoor winter activities. From ice skating to riding down the sledding hill, Four Seasons is the place to be this winter! 


Unfortunately, you can't judge the strength of ice just by its appearance, age, thickness, temperature, or...

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