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Chinese enjoy American culture during first three weeks

For the last three weeks in January, Eastwood Middle School hosted foreign exchange students and their teacher from China.

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The Ottawa County engineer continues to repair or replace aging bridges throughout the area. Two smaller county bridges are on the summer 2013 schedule.

Contractor bids were to be opened March 14, for replacement work on bridges on Fulkert Road and Genzman Road. Fulkert Road is located southeast of Genoa in Clay Township. The Genzman Road bridge project is located west of Toussaint South Road in Carroll Township.

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A stream of complaints from residents and research by the village administration and council led to the decision to set the speed limit on main roads in the Village of Walbridge back to 35 miles per hour, Mayor Ed Kolanko said last week.

After conferring with the Ohio Department of Transportation, the village dropped the limit in September to 25 miles per hour on North Main Street, from Elm Street to the village’s northern corporation limit, and on South Main, as well as a stretch of Walbridge Road, which runs east-west.

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A transportation budget bill heads to a conference committee after being approved in both chambers of the state legislature.

The bill includes a provision authorizing the Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission to issue $1.5 billion in revenue bonds to fund infrastructure projects.

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Eastwood School Superintendent Brent Welker said deputies of the Wood County Sheriff’s Department will be at the high school campus “intermittently” this week as district officials and the department try to determine who was responsible for leaving ammunition in a restroom Friday at the high school.

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$15 Hourly wage

The "Fight for $15" campaign proposes a $15/hour wage for fast food workers. Do you agree?
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