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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.”

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Family’s vigil credited with saving life of man with brain injury

Danny Katschke is alive today because his life was saved once by a stranger and a second time by the watchful eyes of his family.

If the first six months of this year are any indication, voting by members of Walbridge Village Council in the next six will follow a pattern on one issue – Mayor Dan Wilczynski’s attendance at council meetings.

If the pattern holds, councilman Nathan Eikost – as he has eight times in the first half of the year  - will make a motion to excuse the mayor’s absence if the mayor is unable to attend a meeting, and the ensuing vote by the six members of council will end in a 3-3 tie, which isn’t enough to approve the motion.

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.

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