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A planned investment next year in the dispatching system operated by the Wood County Sheriff’s Department was a factor in the county commissioners’ decision to join in discussions with entities in the northern part of the county on forming a regional emergency dispatching format.

The commissioners invited representatives of municipalities and townships throughout the county to their Aug. 30 meeting to discuss the pros and cons of a county-wide dispatching system.

Genoa Elementary School has a strong ally in its effort to educate the children of its community – the parent teacher organization.

“They’re a phenomenal group,” said school superintendent Dennis Mock said of the Genoa Elementary PTO.

A hearing has been extended for a proposed ditch project in central Ottawa County to give more affected property owners time to comment.

The Ottawa County commissioners along with county engineer David Brunkhorst held a hearing regarding the Dehring/Benton-Carroll Ditch project Aug. 28 at the county courthouse.

"Take the train,"
We used to say;
But now that train
Has gone away.

Riding the London Underground from downtown to Heathrow Airport can awaken you to just how archaic America's transportation system is. Most U.S. cities make heading to the airport a hassle.

West end travelers who head to the Port Clinton area could experience delays when an upgrade takes place on a major thoroughfare into the city next year.

About a month ago, Ottawa County Commissioners set official plans in motion to begin work on the  Fremont Road Safety and Improvement Project, according to the commissioners’ records. The county has jurisdiction over the stretch of road that runs from the Ohio 53/Ohio 2 interchange by the BP Station in Bay Township to the Port Clinton City Limits, located near Rich’s Drive-Thru on Fremont Road.

Summer Olympics

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