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With a couple exceptions, voters in Ottawa County will only see requests to renew property tax levies on the November ballot.

The Benton-Carroll-Salem School District is seeking renewal of a 3.9-mill levy that funds operating expenses and a 1.2-mill levy used for improvements. Both issues will expire in five years if passed.

Voters in the Village of Genoa will decide a request to renew a 0.75-mill levy to fund recreation facilities and parks. It also expires in five years if passed.

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Protection order case goes to state supreme court

The Sixth District Court of Appeals has agreed to a motion filed by a Clay Township man to let the Ohio Supreme Court review the court’s decision that upholds a civil stalking protection order against him.

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Robert Marquette, president of the board of Oregon’s senior center on Bay Shore Road, sought support from the Oregon school board for passage of the 0.5-mill, five year levy on the ballot to fund senior citizen service.

As a member of the pro-levy group “Oregon Citizens Supporting Senior Services,” Marquette emphasized at a recent Oregon school board meeting that the levy revenue would fund the expansion of services available at the current center, the James “Wes” Hancock Senior center, on Bay Shore Road. It would not go toward building a new senior center.

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The Press will co-sponsor two mayoral debates in October, one for the City of Oregon and one for the City of Toledo.

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A debate between incumbent Oregon Mayor Mike Seferian and challenger Tom Susor will be held Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at Mercy St. Charles Hospital. The public is invited.

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Elmore Mayor Lowell Krumnow is in a fight for his life, unexpectedly battling a brain tumor diagnosed earlier this month.

“Yes, he has a brain tumor,” village councilman Rick Claar confirmed. “It kind of came on all of a sudden.”

Council president Matt Damschroder has overseen the past few village council meetings, serving as mayor pro tem.

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