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With a struggling economy on the minds of voters, two area school districts will attempt to pass operating levies Tuesday to offset the loss of state aid and other revenue as well as preventing future spending cuts.

The administration and school board of the Lake Local School District are asking voters for approval of a 4.75-mill, continuing levy while voters in the Benton-Carroll-Salem School District will decide a 3.9-mill, 5-year emergency property tax issue.

The county fairs that take place throughout the United States during the summer represent for those of us country folk living in Middle America, at just $5 per person, the opportunity to partake in events ranging from livestock auctions to pie-eating contests to demolition derbies.

The week of July 18-24 represented that for those us living in and around Ottawa County.

Oregon City Schools announced an agreement has been reached with the Oregon City Federation of Teachers, saving the district over $3 million during the course of the next three years.

“It’s been a culmination of a long process,” Superintendent Dr. Michael Zalar said. “We got started late in the spring and it’s carried over into the summer. We’ve kept the board informed along the way regarding the terms and the conditions and some of the language that has been negotiated.

Administrator Dennis Recker unveiled Mayor Mark Stoner’s proposed 24/7 Advanced Life Support (ALS) system for the city at a meeting this month that guarantees a paramedic will respond to an emergency medical call.

Recker presented the proposal, which will be implemented in two phases, at a July 7 council meeting.

Stoner did not attend the meeting.

Bill Garner believes in angels. 

On May 10, Bill, encountered three real-life angels who helped save his brother’s life right on the side of Woodville Road.

On that morning, Bill and his brother Jim, both of Toledo, had been helping a family friend clear out a barn on Camper Road in Genoa.

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