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A formal plan detailing additional spending cuts will be presented to the Benton-Carroll-Salem school board Aug. 23, the district administration said.

Superintendent Diane Kershaw has presented a preliminary list of more than $1 million in cuts to the board, including closing two elementary schools, which would result in staff reductions of at least 16 employees.

She said she intends to present final plan recommendations to the board on Tuesday.

Every year, almost like magic, a group of volunteers organizes and successfully pulls off the annual Pemberville Free Fair.

And the fact that no admission has been charged for the many decades of the fair is a trick akin to pulling a rabbit out of the hat.

Oregon City Council last Monday unanimously approved a contract with the Oregon Police Patrolmen’s Association (OPPA) that does not include wage increases.

The contract period is from July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2014.

It started with a unique idea and an ad on Craigslist, and now it’s developed into an award winning band that’s opening for the Cleveland Browns.

It’s a feel good, rags-to-riches story for the seasoned veteran musicians that have formed the group Booyah!

“All around these are the best guys I’ve ever played with, hands down. This is basically the band I’ve been waiting for 25 years to play with–playing with guys this talented,” says guitarist and Genoa grad Bob Hamilton.

Northwood Mayor Mark Stoner remains a staunch supporter of his plan to have 24/7 Advanced Life Support (ALS) coverage in the city, despite some misgivings on council at a July 7 meeting.

Stoner, who was not at the meeting, told The Press this week that providing round the clock ALS coverage to residents is a priority that the city will be able to afford.

road construction delays

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