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The City of Oregon has established a wellness program to promote a healthier workforce through the implementation of health and fitness programs for city employees.

Council recently voted in favor of the program.

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Woodmore to break ground for new building
A groundbreaking ceremony for the new elementary school building in the Woodmore School District will be held May 30 at 1:30 p.m.

The new building, which will house pre-kindergarten through the eighth grade, will be constructed next to the present elementary building at 708 W. Main Street, Woodville.

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Two hearings have been scheduled in Wood County Common Pleas Court in the nuisance abatement complaint filed by the City of Northwood against the owner of the Woodville Mall.

After a May 14 session, the parties agreed to a pre-trial hearing on June 18 at 2 p.m. and another hearing Aug. 8 on the complaint.

The city filed a nuisance abatement complaint in January seeking to have the deteriorating structure torn down. The complaint contends the building is in violation of fire regulations and health department codes.

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Motorists traveling State Route 163 east of Genoa should expect detours and delays beginning next week.

The state-hired contractor will shut down the bridge at Nissen Road for two days, May 30 and 31 for bridge repairs, said Theresa Pollick, spokeswoman for the Ohio Department of Transportation’s District 2 office.

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At the request of the Wood County engineer’s office, the Lake Township trustees have approved a list of three bridges to be considered for replacement.

Two of the bridges are on Lemoyne Road at Cedar and Dry creeks and the third is on Luckey Road at Henry Ditch, according to a resolution the trustees approved Tuesday.

Richard Welling, a trustee, said all three were constructed through the Works Progress Administration when Franklin Roosevelt was president.

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