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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.

Erika Dunbar, of Northwood, 14, moved quickly, even though she was scared.

On Sept. 20, she was outside playing with her best friend, Makala Bowen, on Gardner Ave. when she noticed fire and thick smoke coming from an empty home a few yards down from her yard.

Contractors are days from installing the new gymnasium floor as part of Genoa High School’s $1.4 million renovation.

School Superintendent Dennis Mock said the flooring arrived Oct. 31.

Genoa Village Council had its first reading Monday of the $8.5 million temporary budget to cover 2013 expenses.

According to Ohio law, municipalities must pass a temporary budget by year’s end and then OK a final budget by March 31. Two more readings are expected before passage.

The newest park in Lake Township is already benefiting from a grant from the Wood County Park District.

The township trustees Wednesday accepted a grant of $2,490 from the district to be used to purchase a split rail fence for Moline Meadows Park.

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