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The Ottawa County Stormwater Committee is being reformed by a technician in the Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District office.

Crystal Dymond said the panel met last month to discuss control measures required by the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System.

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To fill a vacancy in its ranks the Genoa school board went with a former board member.
Board members in a special meeting Wednesday voted 4-0 to appoint Leslie Wyse to the seat vacated by Ernest Cottrell, Jr.

Mr. Wyse had served two terms on the board from 2000-2007 and then opted to not seek re-election. His appointment expires Dec. 31, 2009.

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Oregon City Council on Jan. 12 approved bids for the construction of a two million gallon water tower on Lallendorf Road.

CB&I Constructors, Inc. of Sewickley, Pennsylvania, bid $3,427,200 for mechanical and electrical services for Contract A General and Mechanical, including alternate bid A, and TAS Inc., of Toledo, bid $111,100 for Contract B electrical and instrumentation.

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A CHIP grant, new construction projects, and agreements with the Northwestern Water and Sewer District, and Evergreen Recycling and Disposal Facility, were among the accomplishments in Northwood last year, according to Mayor Mark Stoner in his state of the city address he gave to council last Thursday.

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Lauri Perkins has been a barber for about 20 years, which is about two decades longer than her mother, Nancy Lohberger, figured would happen.

"When I first wanted to cut hair, my mom said, 'You're too short,' " said the five-foot Perkins, who found a way to overcome her lack of height on the job. “I just stand on my box. Some people pick on me when I stand on my box, but we all take it in good humor."

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$15 Hourly wage

The "Fight for $15" campaign proposes a $15/hour wage for fast food workers. Do you agree?
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