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The state laws covering what are considered dangerous and vicious dogs establish new standards for owners, says Andrew Snyder, the Wood County dog warden, who discussed the new law recently with the county commissioners.

Under the revised laws, which went into effect last month, if there is reasonable cause and a dog meets the definition, a dog warden or law enforcement officer will be required to designate a dog as a nuisance, dangerous, and/or vicious, said Snyder, adding all unprovoked dog bites will also result in the dog’s automatic designation as a dangerous or vicious dog.

Genoa High School’s gymnasium is about to get a makeover.

Contractor bids for the renovation will be received by June 1 and the work is expected to be finished over the summer, said Superintendent Dennis Mock.

An 11th hour push to table a bill that would consolidate the judgeships of the Sandusky County Courts in Clyde and Woodville had no effect on state legislators.

The Ohio Senate voted May 24 to approve Sub. House Bill 433 by a 31-0 vote. The House voted nine days earlier to approve it’s version by a vote of 96-0.

A Northwood man was killed May 28 after his Chevrolet Silverado struck another vehicle in Benton Township.

William Miller, 82, was pronounced dead at the scene after his vehicle then crashed into a residence on State Route 579 near Elliston-Trowbridge Road. The house and vehicle were ablaze when emergency personnel arrived.

Don “Red” Walendzak figured out fairly early in life what he wanted to do for a living.

A three-sport athlete at Clay High School, Walendzak seriously injured his knee as a junior and went to St. Charles Hospital for physical therapy between his junior and senior year.

Summer Olympics

Are you watching the Summer Olympics in Rio?
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No, I couldn't care less (9 Votes)
27.27%
Yes, go U.S.A.! (17 Votes)
51.52%
Olympics...are they on? (7 Votes)
21.21%
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