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Last summer, Ron Overmyer ventured as a volunteer to the Kasese District in Uganda where he assisted maize growers on subsistence farms.

This year, he was back in Africa to work with the Agricultural College of the Catholic University of Mozambique where he helped prepare a feasibility study for developing 750 acres into a commercial farm operation.

Oregon City Council on Monday approved an agreement with the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) for funding from the Federal Highway Administration (FHA) for the bid and construction of LUC-Stadium Road Bike Path – Phase 2.

It will mark the last section of bikeway between Pearson Metropark and Maumee Bay State Park, according to Public Service Director Paul Roman.

Mayor, trustees agree to discuss Walbridge Rd. radar
Walbridge Mayor Dan Wilczynski and Melanie Bowen, the chairperson of the Lake Township trustees, have agreed to discuss the village’s posting of a police radar car at the township fire station on Walbridge Road but haven’t set a time to do so.

In an article on copper thefts in Northwood that appeared in the Aug. 27 edition of The Press, it should have stated that copper prices have risen from $1.50 per pound in 2009 to nearly $4 per pound in 2012. The Press regrets the error.

 

A plan to construct a new power plant that will provide electricity for up to 500,000 homes in Oregon was announced on Wednesday.

North America Project Development, LLC officials stated at a press conference that the Oregon Clean Energy (OCE) project includes the construction of a 800 megawatts (MW) gas fired combined cycle plant, using local labor up to 1,100,000 worker hours, over a 26-30 month period. The plant would convert clean natural gas to electricity.

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