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Voters on Tuesday approved a city charter amendment that will extend a council member’s time in office from two years to four-year, staggered terms.

According to the Lucas County Board of Elections unofficial results, there were 5,127, or 58.39 percent of votes cast in support of the measure, while 3,653, or 41.61 percent, of votes were opposed.

Officers from the Clay Township Police Department are offering to let you deface one of their cruisers – for a price.

From 5 to 7 p.m., Nov. 26, those who bring a new toy, canned goods and non-perishable items to The Pack a Cruiser event at the McDonald’s restaurant on Ohio 51 get a chance to sign the vehicle.

An estimated $16,000 worth of specialty tires were stolen recently from a Genoa car dealership.

Thieves stole 16 Mag tires from mostly pickup trucks and a few cars on display at the Genoa Chevrolet parking lot on Ohio 51, Genoa Police Chief Robert Bratton said.

The Ottawa County prosecutor recently made a plea to county commissioners for raises for non-union workers.

The workers, including 10 full-time people in his office, have not received raises in four years. “They’ll be going on their fifth year without raises,” Prosecutor Mark Mulligan said in a telephone interview this week, reiterating what he told county commissioners Steve Arndt, Jim Sass and Mark Stahl during his office budget hearing.

With the growing number of farmers markets springing up in Northwest Ohio and throughout the state and other outlets for producers to sell directly to the public, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is focusing more resources to assisting the producers of specialty crops.

Local offices of the Natural Resources Conservation Service are hosting an informational meeting Nov. 13 at 4 p.m. at the Sanger Branch Library, Central Ave., Toledo, to acquaint growers with the assistance the USDA can offer them.

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