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The Oak Harbor High School Band is marching into a campaign to raise cash to replace 11-year-old band uniforms.

The goal is to come up with $50,000 – half of which the Oak Harbor Music Boosters have already committed to providing, said Travis Magoto, director of bands for the Benton-Carroll-Salem School District. Magoto said he put boosters on notice about five years ago that this uniform change was in the making and since then members have been squirreling around funds to help the cause.

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The Oregon Police Department has been fielding complaints and taking reports weekly concerning telephone scams, which aim to trick residents into handing over their hard earned money.

Oregon Police Chief Mike Navarre said there are currently two different telephone scams being perpetrated on residents in the last few weeks.

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Joining a proposed regional dispatch center may be too costly for Northwood.

A study was conducted to determine the feasibility of a regional dispatch center for Northwood, Lake Township, Rossford and Walbridge.

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A lead contractor at the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station, who has been a staunch supporter of the Oak Harbor High School soccer program this past year, was recognized recently by the Benton-Carroll-Salem school board.

Roger Fulwiler, of Bechtel Corp., was introduced by parent Bill Poiry, who has been working with other parents to promote the soccer program and help with facilities upgrades.

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Spouses with access to other medical insurance plans are getting bumped from Ottawa County’s employee insurance plan.

The move, coupled with increased premiums for single and family policies that also take effect Jan. 1, 2014, is an effort to curtail the insurance plan’s downward spiral. If nothing had been done, consultant projections place the county‘s self-insurance healthcare plan in the red about $1 million dollars by early 2014.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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