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After meeting in executive session Tuesday, the Lake Township trustees unanimously agreed to hire a full-time cemetery sexton to replace Gary Schulte, who recently retired from the post.

The trustees agreed to hire Dan Sprinski as the sexton. A 15-year employee of the township cemetery, Sprinski will be paid $22 an hour and will serve a one-year probationary period.

The trustees also agreed to advertise for a full-time cemetery employee to fill the void left by Sprinski’s promotion.

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If you have an opinion on what you like about the Ottawa County Fair or what events and activities you’d like to see at the fair, the DECA chapter at Oak Harbor High School is offering an opportunity to express your views.

The chapter is conducting a 10-question marketing research survey for fair organizers. The survey can be viewed at the surveymonkey.com website.

It asks respondents how many times they have attended the fair in the past 10 years and what were their reasons for not attending.

The fair is held in mid-July.

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Oregon plans on making a number of improvements to Navarre Avenue (State Route 2) based on an Access Management Study conducted in 2012 that examined the safety of vehicles pulling out of businesses onto the busy thoroughfare.

Although the $2,718,327 Navarre Avenue safety project is in the design phase, it is scheduled to be completed in May 2016.

The project will be financed though the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Safety Fund, and City Street Improvement Fund. According to Public Service Director Paul Roman, the project will include the following:

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Oregon this year will begin improvements to its Wastewater Treatment Plant, a $16 million expansion project that will be constructed in two phases over five years.

The sewer rate will go up to help pay for part of the project.

“Construction of Phase 1 will begin soon,” City Administrator Mike Beazley said last week. “Right now, we’re in the engineering phase. It’s something the community has been discussing for almost four years now as we’ve gone through our permit renewal process with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.”

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Recent trips to Northwest Ohio to enjoy some ice fishing on Lake Erie proved to be costly ventures for six men – all but one of whom came from out of state.

In separate cases, the six were found guilty in Oregon Municipal Court of violating state regulations covering the legal length limits of fish taken from the lake.

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