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Ottawa County’s dog warden has returned to work after an extended leave of absence.

The county commissioners hired Patricia Forsyth in late August to temporarily fill in for dog warden Jo Lynn Hetrick.

The International Boxing Club will be hosting a reunion/roller skating party on Friday, December 28, from 7-11 pm., at the former Fun Spot, 525 Earlwood St., in Oregon.

According to IBC Director, Harry Cummins, many people have been stopping into the former skating rink to see how the place has changed. Quite a few have been telling him stories about their memories of skating there.

Village officials in Genoa are about to get tough on the owners of dilapidated homes.

The crackdown will begin in the new year, said Village Administrator Kevin Gladden, who doubles as the zoning inspector. He said the effort is something both he and Mayor Mark Williams have wanted to tackle for a while. The issue was brought up during this week’s meeting of village council.

The North America Project Development, LLC, has moved up the timeline to build a new power plant in Oregon to next summer.

“They have moved up the groundbreaking to June, 2013,” Administrator Mike Beazley said at a committee of the whole meeting on Dec. 3. The groundbreaking had previously been planned for October, 2013.

The Oregon school board is expected to vote on a planned grade reconfiguration at its December 18 meeting.

During a special board meeting held Monday, December 3, Superintendent Dr. Michael Zalar unveiled the district’s plans to reconfigure grades five through eight.

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