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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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Maya Hack, from the small-town city Erding, in the southern part of Germany near Munich, is the only exchange student at Woodmore High School this year.

Hack became an exchange student through a long process, by submitting an application and then being accepted into the program, Youth For Understanding.

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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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