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The man whose name is synonymous with the study of agriculture at Oak Harbor High School – where he has influenced thousands of students in the classroom and the farm field, is retiring May 31.

An open house for Louie Damschroder is scheduled for May 15 from 1-3 p.m. in the agriculture education shop.

Damschroder was a recent graduate of Ohio State University when hired in 1976 by the Benton-Carroll-Salem district for its vocational education program at the high school.

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Oregon City Council on Monday will consider a resolution to amend the zoning code pertaining to flood plain regulations.

“This is an issue that the city’s dealt with a number of times over the years when the Army Corps of Engineers makes changes,” City Administrator Mike Beazley said at a committee of the whole meeting last Monday. “The choice is to either allow our residents to take advantage of the federal flood insurance or not. There is a component to this in that council can choose whether or not, as most cities do, to require an additional foot or two of flexibility.”

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Oregon City Council will hold a public hearing this month to consider a request for a Special Use Exception (SUE) in a non-agricultural area at 6338 Brown Road for the purpose of housing livestock.

The applicants and property owners, Mohamad Tawil and his wife Nabil, are requesting the SUE in an R-1 Low Density Residential District.

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Tim Romstadt on April 22 resigned his position as Northwood’s full-time fire chief.

Romstadt stated in his April 12 resignation letter to Mayor Mark Stoner that he is resigning “to pursue other career opportunities in the fire service.”

On the same date he tendered his resignation, Romstadt requested to be reassigned as the city’s deputy fire chief, effective April 22.

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Four teachers, Jan Preston, Cindy Avers, Barb Travis, and Barb Smith, have given a combined 128 years teaching when they retired from Woodmore Schools at the end of this school year. 

Jan Preston, who will retire this year after being at Woodmore for 39 years, has been a teacher and a full time counselor. She has had a great impact on Woodmore students and staff.

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Giving money to people along road

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