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Ottawa County is in search of a new leader for its building inspection department.

Don Waggoner of Port Clinton retired as the chief building official on March 31, after 12 years on the job.

Prior to that, he owned his own engineering firm in downtown Port Clinton and had worked on multiple projects, including those for the City of Port Clinton and Port Clinton City Schools.

Lake Township Fire Chief Todd Walters Tuesday commended a township firefighter for his quick reaction that saved a fellow firefighter from serious injury – or worse.

About 55 firefighters from five departments responded to an explosion and fire March 16 at Tri-State Expedited Service, Inc., Cummings Road.

The City of Oregon plans to expand its wastewater treatment plant in response to a mandate from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) to deal with storm water.

“We have a lot of storm water that goes into the sanitary sewers,” said Public Service Director Paul Roman. “In order to prevent any type of sanitary sewer overflows, we’re being required to increase our plant size to deal with wet weather.”

A Big Year. How would you describe it? For some, it might be getting a dream job/promotion or raise. Another might consider a Big Year as one where they travel to Paris or go in their RV through Alaska. Having a baby? That could also be a Big Year.

For Greg Miller, a computer consultant with Timken, of Canton, OH, The Big Year was 1998 and he was on a quest to identify more than 700 bird species in 365 days.

On March 30 and 31, local community leaders welcomed 16 professionals from Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia, visiting through the U.S. Department of State Professional Fellows Program.

The Great Lakes Consortium for International Training and Development of Toledo organized the delegation’s 42-day fellowship to the U.S. entitled, “Citizen Legislative Advocacy in Minority Communities.” The purpose of the trip was to share information about the U.S. government, citizen participation and community organizing.

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