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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.

Northwood Police earlier this month arrested a brother and sister for allegedly stealing copper pipes from vacant homes on the west side of the city.

Nelda Ormsby, 44, and her brother, Armando Perez, 32, were arrested at 4:30 a.m. on Aug. 3 after neighbors heard noise coming from a home on Tracy Road, according to Northwood Police Det. Ken Campbell.

The Lake Township trustees have approved an agreement with Perrysburg and Troy townships that will provide immediate back-up service between the townships’ fire departments on calls involving structure fires.

Under the agreement approved Tuesday, the townships will provide tanker trucks immediately to help each other with structure fires in areas where there are no fire hydrants or a reliable water supply.

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.

Poll workers at precinct 420 in Lake Township followed the rules as they were trained during the special election Aug. 7, according to the Wood County Board of Elections, which responded to questions raised by the Lake school board and administration.

In a statement released last week, the elections board emphasizes that no one was turned away from the polling site and that workers were following election rules properly until the board received an opinion from the Ohio Secretary of State office.

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