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Many in the area may know the National Rifle and Pistol matches as an annual event that brings tourists to the area.

But for others, it is a chance to show off their talents in a competition that features over 6,000 participants each year.

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Park maintenance will be up for debate when Genoa voters go to the polls this fall.

Village Council agreed Monday to put a 0.75-mill renewal park levy on the November ballot, Village Administrator Kevin Gladden said.

The millage, combined with a 1.3-mill levy renewed last year, provides money to care for the village park system, centrally focused on Veterans Park.

The 0.75-mill levy brings in about $23,0

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Kevin Gladden, Genoa’s village administrator, is a little humbled by the national award he recently received.

“To me,” Gladden said as he sat in his office in the village administration building, “It means I have a lot of good people behind me.”

Gladden, 58, drove to Nashville in June to receive the American Public Power Association’s Larry Hobart Seven Hats Award at the association’s national conference. The award recognizes managers who perform a variety of duties in communities of 2,500 or fewer electric meters.

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Marijuana with an estimated street value of more than $4.1 million and $13,908 in cash were seized after two related traffic stops Thursday morning by the Ohio State Highway Patrol on the Ohio Turnpike.

According to the highway patrol, 907 pounds of marijuana were seized and six men face felony charges after the stop in Lake Township.

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The Lake Township trustees heard a first reading Tuesday of a nuisance abatement policy – a measure intended to address complaints voiced recently by residents about noxious weeds and similar issues.

The policy adopts sections of the Ohio Revised Code pertaining to nuisance abatement and establishes a process to notify property owners and offer them time to correct the problem before taking legal action.

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