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An estimated $16,000 worth of specialty tires were stolen recently from a Genoa car dealership.

Thieves stole 16 Mag tires from mostly pickup trucks and a few cars on display at the Genoa Chevrolet parking lot on Ohio 51, Genoa Police Chief Robert Bratton said.

The Ottawa County prosecutor recently made a plea to county commissioners for raises for non-union workers.

The workers, including 10 full-time people in his office, have not received raises in four years. “They’ll be going on their fifth year without raises,” Prosecutor Mark Mulligan said in a telephone interview this week, reiterating what he told county commissioners Steve Arndt, Jim Sass and Mark Stahl during his office budget hearing.

With the growing number of farmers markets springing up in Northwest Ohio and throughout the state and other outlets for producers to sell directly to the public, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is focusing more resources to assisting the producers of specialty crops.

Local offices of the Natural Resources Conservation Service are hosting an informational meeting Nov. 13 at 4 p.m. at the Sanger Branch Library, Central Ave., Toledo, to acquaint growers with the assistance the USDA can offer them.

The Oregon school board will discuss the district’s final reconfiguration plan at its November 20 meeting.

According to P.J. Kapfhammer, school board president, the board will begin laying out the final plans to reconfigure the district’s two current junior high schools.

Oregon City Council on Monday will consider accepting a bid for the Phase II Stadium Road Bikeway project.

Of the 10 bids that were opened by the city on Oct. 25, Eclipse Company, LLC, of Warensville Heights, Ohio, had the lowest and best at $479,075.86.

Summer Olympics

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