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Two hundred years ago, the phrase, “We have met the enemy and they are ours,” was penned by U.S. Navy Master Commandant Oliver Hazard Perry in a report notifying General William Henry Harrison that the British had been defeated at the historic Battle of Lake Erie.

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The Clay High School Athletic Department and the Clay High Alumni & Friends Association inducted new members at the annual Hall of Fame Game against Waite High School Sept. 13 at Clay Memorial Stadium.

The two new inductees into the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame include Doug Ensign and Jim Routson, both members of the class of 1957.

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For several hours during a recent pleasant evening, a farm in Ottawa County had the ambiance of a Five Star restaurant.

The guests sipped wine and sampled hors d’oeuvres before dinner while the music of a classical guitarist wafted over the fields.

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Genoa officials are rethinking how they staff the village water system.

For years, the water system that serves the 1,430 registered meters has been operated as a distribution system. Genoa buys its water from the City of Oregon. The city pumps the water through a 16-inch pipe from the city to a meter pit located at State Route 579 and Genoa-Clay Center Road that helps boost the flow to the village water tower.

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Imagine you’re a grower but not able to even see the fruits of your labor until the day you harvest.

Unlike the cultivation of grain crops or vegetables, Marc and Michele Gradel are relatively unsure if their efforts have paid off until Marc drains the ponds at his Martin farm. If it’s been a favorable growing season, the waters will recede to a certain level and then what was a placid pond resembles a boiling pan of water as thousands of shrimp are roused from their bottom-dwelling existence.

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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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