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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.

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.

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.”

Authorities are still investigating bomb threats that occurred at the end of the classes Monday at two Oak Harbor schools.

No suspects have been found as of Wednesday, Oak Harbor Police Chief Steve Weirich said.

Officers are attempting to trace the source of the calls made to the Oak Harbor High School and Middle School shortly after 2:30 p.m. They believe the calls were made by a cell phone that can’t be tracked, the chief said.

Oregon City Council on Monday approved the issuance of up to $7 million in mortgage revenue bonds for the development of an assisted living facility for seniors on a 13-acre site at the southeast corner of Seaman Road and South Coy Road in Oregon.

AlcoreSenior LLC, the developer of the project, located in Columbus, proposes to develop, own and operate, through an affiliate, a campus for seniors that will include 10-20 independent living units located either in ranch style bungalows or a multi-family building, and a 77 unit licensed assisted living/memory care center of approximately 45,000 square feet.

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