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When you think of a tractor pull, you envision a farmer driving a tractor and pulling a really, big load. Imagine a six-year-old girl doing the same thing, only without an engine, just pedaling, and competing nationally.
 
Granted, a young girl cannot pull anywhere near the amount of weight that a tractor can, but it can be just as entertaining to watch.

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Hundreds are expected to roam the halls of Riverview Healthcare Campus at this year’s Halloween trick-or-treating Oct. 27.
 
“We had between 700 and 800 here last year,” said Kendra German, Riverview’s administrator. It was unbelievable. It’s just a total win-win situation. The kids can walk through there without having to bundle up and the residents have a great time. There are 110 residents so it’s like visiting 110 homes.”

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Five candidates are vying for three seats on the Oregon School Board in the general election next month.
 
Incumbent Carol Ann Molnar, 70, is seeking a second term on the board. She was first elected in 2009. Molnar, a retired teacher, has lived in Oregon her entire life. She and her husband, Rob, have one son.

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“We’re damn happy.”
 
That was how Mayor Lowell Krumnow, who died Oct. 6, described his feelings when officials in the Village of Elmore learned the Great Ohio Bicycle Adventure would be stopping for two days in the Ottawa County village in 2009.

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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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