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Walbridge Village Council has approved the hiring of its police chief to fill the vacant administrator’s position.

Council unanimously approved a motion Wednesday to appoint Ken Frost to the position on a temporary basis.

A new contract between Genoa and AMP-Ohio will allow the village to add wind turbine electricity to its service portfolio.

Genoa is one of several hundred members of the AMP-Ohio consortium and its involvement allows the village to buy power at competitive rates from a number of different sources.

Court bill finds solid support in Ohio House

A bill that would consolidate the judgeships of the Sandusky County courts in Clyde and Woodville was passed Tuesday in the Ohio House of Representatives by a vote of 96-0.

The Sandusky County Commissioners threw their support behind the bill after holding a special meeting Monday to hear comment on HB 433, which is sponsored by Rep. Rex Damschroder (R- Fremont).

The Ohio Wildlife Council approved hunting and trapping regulations for the 2012-13 hunting seasons, during the council’s April 4 meeting, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife.

Seven west-central Ohio counties will move from deer Zone A to Zone B; those counties are Auglaize, Darke, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Preble and Shelby. Madison County, currently in Zone B, will move to Zone A.

Northwood City Administrator Dennis Recker unexpectedly stepped down from his position on Monday after just 19 months on the job.

Mayor Mark Stoner confirmed Monday evening that Recker left for good earlier in the day, but had characterized his departure as a retirement rather than a resignation.

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