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The Ottawa County Transit Board plans to hire a design firm within a month to make plans for a new vehicle storage facility that is receiving federal stimulus funding.
 
Bill Lowe, director of the Ottawa County Transportation Agency, said contract bids for the 27,500-square-foot facility could be opened by September or October.
 
He said design plans will cost about $350,000 and construction will be about $3.5 million.

Jerusalem Township trustees voted 2-1 at a meeting March 24 to drop health insurance coverage and training costs for elected officials and full-time employees to cut expenses.

Trustees Rodney Graffis and Joe Gray voted to end health care coverage and out-of-town training expenses. Trustee Joe Kiss was opposed.

Low levels of contamination were found in monitoring wells the city installed last year in the right-of-way of the Envirosafe Services of Ohio, Inc., landfill, according to a final report issued by ARCADIS.

ARCADIS, Oregon’s consulting engineer, installed four monitoring wells to determine if harmful substances in Envirosafe’s historic landfills migrated off-site into the right-of-way along York Street, Old Millard Avenue and Otter Creek Road.

Ask Jessica Newton about her favorite musicians and before you can even get the question out, she’ll tell you – in no uncertain terms - “Rascal Flatts.” (She even named her beloved dog after the popular country singing group.)

And ask the 19-year-old Oregon girl about her favorite Rascal Flatts song and she answers with the same unbridled enthusiasm - “My Wish.”

An arrest warrant has been issued in an on-going investigation of a drug case in Wood County, Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn said last week.

The warrant stems from a March 17 raid by the county’s drug task force at a Lake Township home where officers seized approximately 941 pounds of marijuana.

Lake Erie algae

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