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‘Stable’ population of walleye, perch, other species
Lake Erie anglers can expect to enjoy another year of diverse fishing opportunities in 2014, according to Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) biologists.

“While fishing success always varies among species and seasons, we expect that anglers will find success on the waters of Lake Erie this year,” said Jeff Tyson, Lake Erie fisheries program manager for the ODNR Division of Wildlife. “The lake’s population of walleye, yellow perch, black bass, white bass and steelhead remains stable, with a very broad distribution of sizes for each species.”

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After not drawing the interest of any bidders at two sheriff’s sales, an 11.2-acre parcel and building in Lake Township are now going through the forfeiture process.

The property, located at 3700 Williston Road, had most recently been the site of a Steve & Barry’s store.

Foreclosure proceedings began last September in Wood County Common Pleas Court.

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An Oak Harbor woman is serving a 90-day sentence for admittedly trying to pass drugs to her son at a Toledo prison.

Ann Goode, 42, was sent to the Correctional Center of Northwest Ohio in Stryker, O. following her sentencing on April 8.

Once free, she will remain on probation for four years. She will lose her driver’s license for a year, and must complete community service as well as a number of court-ordered actions including mental health counseling, according to the ruling of Lucas County Common Pleas Court Judge Myron C. Duhart.

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If you have an idea on how to improve Ohio State Parks, James Zehringer, director of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, would like to hear from you.

Zehringer and State Sen. Keith Faber last week said the state plans to invest about $88.5 million in capital improvements at state parks over the next two years.

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St. Kateri Catholic Schools announced a partnership with the University of Notre Dame and the Diocese of Toledo to enhance the educational experience at the school by using blended learning.

The partnership is to make Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School and St. Kateri Catholic Academy the first Catholic schools in the Toledo area to utilize a blended learning model of teaching. It is a style of learning that integrates technology and allows students to learn at their own pace.

“This is part of our school improvement plan,” said Stritch Principal Tim Malone. “The use of technology is a growing trend and we want to match that with our education.”

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