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The bus shuttle service for Clay High School students in the Oregon City Schools District will begin on Tuesday, Jan. 10.

The students have been without bus service since it was eliminated by the school board last year to cut expenses.  Angry parents had expressed concerns to school officials about their children having to walk to and from school if they could not make arrangements for transportation. Some parents also said they were late getting to work so they could drop their children off at school.

Genoa Village Administrator Kevin Gladden is welcoming 2012 by putting together a new traffic sign maintenance and replacement policy. He’s not all that happy about it either.

“It’s another unfunded mandate,” Gladden said.

Oregon officials at a council meeting on Dec. 19 urged businesses that were located in the Woodville Mall in Northwood to consider moving to Oregon.

The mall, which had opened as the first shopping mall in the area in 1969, was closed in December because of health department violations. Many of the business owners were frustrated that the mall had closed before Christmas, one of the busiest seasons of the year.

The Ottawa County Fair Board has voted to continue harness racing at the 2012 fair but plans to schedule it for only one day.

Seventeen members of the board present at the Dec. 20 meeting voted unanimously to continue the harness racing program, said Jon Overmyer, board treasurer.

A medical emergency center is being proposed in Oregon at the corner of Dustin and Coy, according to city officials.

“The property that has been for sale for quite a while at the corner of Dustin and Coy has been sold and will be developed as a medical emergency center,” Councilman Jerry Peach said at a council meeting Dec. 19.

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