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Oak Harbor Village Council has been talking about the need for a park levy for a couple of months and on Monday members reviewed a break-down on park maintenance, expenses, needs and proposed future projects compiled by Interim Administrator Randy Genzman.

The analysis led them all to agree that they would likely have to go to voters for a park levy this year to generate cash just to help maintain the status quo.

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A 4.9-mill bond issue combined with a 0.25 percent earned income tax for the Northwood Local Schools District passed on Tuesday’s primary election ballot by just 17 votes, according to unofficial results from the Wood County Board of Elections.

The levy passed 671-654 votes, according to the board of elections.

A similar bond issue and income tax proposal on last November’s ballot was defeated by just two votes – 702-700.

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During spring break, many high school students were stuck inside watching the rain, while Woodmore faculty member Erin Reynolds enjoyed herself in Australia.

Reynolds, who teaches students with special needs, went to Australia to visit her friend Jamie Bannear, who was a foreign exchange student from Australia that Reynolds met in high school.

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A Pemberville Road man has filed a complaint in Wood County Common Pleas Court against Mark Hummer, the Lake Township police chief, and Paul Dobson, county prosecutor, alleging the chief illegally removed the man’s granddaughter from his home.

Dan Prewitt, who filed the complaint Monday, alleges the chief – at the direction of Dobson – violated his Fourth Amendment rights when he “unlawfully forced his way” into Prewitt’s residence on Jan. 13 and removed the girl.

Prewitt is asking for a jury trial and $300,000 in damages each from Dobson and Hummer.

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A group of Genoa parents is stepping up a year-end recognition program in hopes of shining a brighter light on academic prowess.

A partnership between the Genoa Academic Committee and University of Toledo officials lands the top 20 students from freshmen to senior classes at a recognition dinner at the university the evening of May 20.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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