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The fourth grade GATE Destination ImagiNation Team from Woodmore Elementary School has set a new record at the school.

The team, Nick Bittel, Johanna Cutcher, Regan Draeger, Kiersten Flick, Phoebe Jackson, Marty Perkins, and Loren Taylor, not only placed first in both regional and state DI competitions, they were the first team ever to make it to the organization’s global competition.

The Oregon Board of Education is studying the possibility of reconfiguring grades 5-8 into separate buildings to allow for improvements in academics.

During the board’s June 7 special meeting, Hal Gregory, director of educational services, explained that an exploration committee has been working for the last several months examining what a 5/6 and 7/8 grade reconfiguration might mean to the district in academic improvement.

Genoa officials are about to challenge former residents who rent and run, leaving overdue utility bills in their wake.

Village council recently approved the hiring of a collections agency to track down those who left town without paying past due utility bills.

Finding these people who have skipped on the bills falls to the firm of Scheer, Green and Burke, L.P.A.

A new pirate ship playground is expected in Genoa around mid-July.

“It’s been ordered and should be here sometime in the middle of July,” said Village Administrator Kevin Gladden. “It’s a little later than I had hoped, but we’ll have it.”

Forum to discuss lake’s algae problem

A public forum will be held July 10 to discuss Ohio’s new Healthy Lake Erie Fund. Participants can offer input on solutions to resolving the lake’s algae problems.

The forum will be held at 4 p.m. at the Lake Erie Regional Welcome Center in Ottawa County.

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