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Bob Marquette, chairman of the Oregon Health and Welfare Committee, is gearing up for another year of providing Christmas goods for those in need.
The Committee organizes the program for residents in Oregon, Harbor View, Jerusalem Township, and Curtice.
“Every year, we’re back,” Marquette said at an Oregon council meeting on Nov. 21.
The city of Northwood plans to hire a patrol officer next year to beef up the police department staff.
The cost of providing an extra officer is included in the city’s 2012 budget.
Police Chief Tom Cairl had requested bringing back a laid off patrol officer, which will increase the number of patrol officers on the road to 14.
Like his counterparts in other municipalities, Chuck Brinkman, fiscal officer for the Village of Genoa, foresees problems with a proposal for the state to assume collections of local income taxes.
And the village is joining forces with others to keep the state from trying to centralize collections.
Sometimes it takes a village to save a dog.
It was Friday 11-11-11 when Haley, an 11-year old vision-impaired black Labrador mix owned by the Helmke family, wandered out of her gated back yard.
As she strolled along a bike path leading out of Elmore toward SR 105, two teenagers noticed Haley heading toward the roadway and decided to follow her.
Genoa board to discuss issue for March ballot
The Genoa school board has scheduled a work session for Nov. 28 to discuss a resolution to place a replacement levy on the March 2012 ballot.
The session will start at 5 p.m. at the administration building on Genoa-Clay Center Road.
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