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Columbia Gas of Ohio, Inc. will extend a natural gas line down Navarre Avenue to Jerusalem Elementary School, which will save tens of thousands of dollars in heating costs to the Oregon City Schools district.

At a meeting last month, the school board approved a line extension agreement with Columbia to install the line.

Joe Kane, of East Toledo, was crowned the Super Searcher” in Metroparks of the Toledo Area’s Great Park Search (GPS) contest.

Contest participants followed weekly clues – given in the form of GPS coordinates – to find 69 “hidden” locations throughout the park system. New clues were posted each Monday by 10 a.m. Once participants determined the designated locations, they discovered codewords to be entered on the Metroparks’ website.

Walbridge Mayor Dan Wilczynski said he plans to meet with the Lake Township trustees to discuss a township request to have Walbridge police stop posting a radar unit at the township fire station on Walbridge Road.

He confirmed Thursday he’s received a letter from the trustees asking the police to not place a radar car at the station.

Since its inception over 30 years ago, the Log Cabin Compound inside the Sandusky County Fairgrounds has been a "work in progress" for the visionaries as well as fairgoers.  The 2011 Sandusky County Fair saw the debut of the latest addition to the compound — a combination church and school house building.

Oregon City Council recently raised concerns about the unappealing appearance of Kmart, and a nearby rusted outbuilding, on Navarre Avenue.

At a meeting last month, Councilman Dennis Walendzak said he drove past Kmart on a Saturday and thought the number of trucks parked in the store’s parking lot made the site look like a truck stop.

Summer Olympics

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