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Helena-area resident Uwe Eickert often has to explain why he develops military strategy board games based on historical battles.

“It’s funny, because I go to a lot of these conventions and a lot of military people come up to me and say, ‘We love your training games. It’s great. How do you do it? What branch of the military were you in?’

It was a bright and sunny day on Feb. 11, Merl Downs thought he’d go to the bank and maybe meet a friend for lunch.

After drawing out some cash at the Curtice branch of the National Bank of Ohio, Downs, of Reno Beach, called his buddy, Chris Zimmerman, to see if he’d like to have lunch. The pair decided to meet in Pemberville, where Zimmerman lives.

Regional Growth Partnership Director Dean Monske says there are reasons foreign investors want to bring their families and business operations to Toledo.

“Why Toledo? Because this is a great spot,” Monske said in a presentation to the East Toledo Club during a monthly luncheon at the Weber Block. “They can protect their capital anywhere — New York, L.A., maybe Boston.

Building chief retiring
The Ottawa County Board of Commissioners has accepted a letter of retirement from Don Waggoner, the county’s chief building inspector.

His retirement will go into effect March 31.

Meeting change

The regular board meeting of the Benton-Carroll-Salem Board of Education will be March 20 at 6 p.m. The board has changed the place of the meeting to the media center of Oak Harbor High School, 11681 W. SR 163, Oak Harbor.

As of Friday morning, detectives with the Lucas County Sheriff’s Department weren’t releasing the names of the man and woman involved in a shooting Thursday at 11214 Bunting Road in Jerusalem Township.

But a detective did confirm the shooting occurred before sheriff’s deputies arrived and the two had head wounds.

Both were transported by ambulance to St. Vincent Medical Center.


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