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The Oregon school board, as part of its Strategic Plan update, is asking the public to fill out an online survey to help determine the areas the district will focus on for the next three years.

Public input will inform and influence the strategic planning process. The public is encouraged to provide “honest thoughts” about the most critical issues the district must address in the next few years.

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A 4.9-mill bond issue combined with a 0.25 percent earned income tax for the Northwood Local Schools District passed on Tuesday’s primary election ballot by just 17 votes, according to unofficial results from the Wood County Board of Elections.

The levy passed 671-654 votes, according to the board of elections.

A similar bond issue and income tax proposal on last November’s ballot was defeated by just two votes – 702-700.

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During spring break, many high school students were stuck inside watching the rain, while Woodmore faculty member Erin Reynolds enjoyed herself in Australia.

Reynolds, who teaches students with special needs, went to Australia to visit her friend Jamie Bannear, who was a foreign exchange student from Australia that Reynolds met in high school.

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A Pemberville Road man has filed a complaint in Wood County Common Pleas Court against Mark Hummer, the Lake Township police chief, and Paul Dobson, county prosecutor, alleging the chief illegally removed the man’s granddaughter from his home.

Dan Prewitt, who filed the complaint Monday, alleges the chief – at the direction of Dobson – violated his Fourth Amendment rights when he “unlawfully forced his way” into Prewitt’s residence on Jan. 13 and removed the girl.

Prewitt is asking for a jury trial and $300,000 in damages each from Dobson and Hummer.

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Genoa school officials are working to convince voters of the need for a 4.99-mill emergency levy for operating expenses on the May 6 ballot.

The new levy is expected to generate about $800,000 a year. For the owner of a home valued at $100,000 that’s about another $175 annually to help cover the costs of salaries and benefits, daily expenses, classroom materials and transportation.

It’s been nearly a decade since Genoa schools have asked for an operating levy, Superintendent Dennis Mock said.

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Poll module

Christmas spending

Are spending more, less or the same amount this year for Christmas?
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