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Oak Harbor resident Chris Camp gets excitable just talking about it.

Camp, a U.S. Army veteran and former attack helicopter battalion crew member, has competed in three Tough Mudder events and plans to do lots more. It’s in his blood now.

For those who aren’t familiar with Tough Mudder events, they are hardcore 10- to 12-mile obstacle courses designed by British Special Forces to test a person’s all-around strength, stamina, mental grit and camaraderie. More than one million participants have competed worldwide to date, and more than $5 million has been raised for the Wounded Warrior Project.

Oregon Council President Tom Susor is running against Mayor Mike Seferian for the mayor’s seat in the November election.

Susor, of Cedarwood Dr., is the only candidate challenging Seferian, both of whom submitted petitions to the Lucas County Board of Elections by the June 12 deadline to be on the ballot.

Susor, a Democrat, was elected to council from 1983 to 1989, and again in 2011.

Oregon is currently in the process of updating its zoning code to make it more business friendly.

Mayor Mike Seferian said advancements in technology building materials spurred the city to review the code.

It is part of a three pronged approach by the city to become more business friendly, he said.

Last month, the city updated its sign code, which was followed by council’s approval of a new weed ordinance.

The City of Oregon will hold a stakeholders meeting for businesses along the State Route 2 (Navarre Avenue) corridor to get feedback on traffic issues.

The meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 17, at 9 a.m. in council chambers, said City Administrator Mike Beazley.

It will be the third meeting the city has held for the businesses since 2011. The most recent meeting was held last fall, said Beazley.

Over the years, the Millbury Fireman’s Association has held an array of activities, including an annual ox roast, to raise funds to purchase equipment for the Lake Township Volunteer Fire Department - portable radios, air packs, stabilizer jacks, gloves and more – even a safety trailer the department uses for educational programs.

Last year, the association decided to not host the ox roast, a tradition in Millbury for nearly 40 years, citing high up-front costs for permits, licenses, and food as well as a decline in the association’s membership.

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