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The Northwood school board has decided to place a 1.75-mill continuing permanent improvement levy on the May 5 ballot.

The district’s 2.5 mill permanent improvement levy, passed in 2004, expires this year.

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Federal legislators are being urged to reform a trust fund enacted in 1986 to help maintain and operate commercial ports and navigation channels, including those in the Great Lakes /St. Lawrence Seaway system.

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Several times a day, Sandy Krytus, a bus driver for Northwood Local Schools, dreads driving by the  CSX railroad underpass on Woodville Road.

That’s because the underpass, located in Oregon, has become an eyesore.

“There’s gang symbols and profanity spray painted out there,” she said. And old tires, she added, are strewn on the sidewalk.

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Review board to be dissolved


Elmore village officials are considering a measure that would retain some elements of a board that was established to oversee improvement projects in the downtown business district funded by a grant program.

Village council has asked its legal counsel to draft legislation for moving most of the responsibilities of a design review board to the village planning commission.

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Who couldn’t use a little help stretching their grocery budget, especially these days?

For many struggling to make ends meet, help putting food on the table might be nothing short of heaven-sent.

Angel Food Ministries, a non-profit, non-denominational organization, is offering relief from soaring grocery prices and the best part is, there are no restrictions or guidelines - if you eat, you qualify.

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Ebola outbreak

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