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Loyalty and dedication are employee traits that should be rewarded, Ottawa County prosecutor Mark Mulligan said as he renewed his call for county employee raises.

And the county commissioners responded by saying they will take a hard look at possible staff compensation later in 2013.

The plea on behalf of those under the jurisdiction of the commissioners came at a recent semi-annual elected officials meeting.

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The Ironwood Peacock/Co-op Community Organization will hold a neighborhood festival this summer to celebrate families and the history of the East Toledo neighborhood.

Mary Wilson, founder and president of the Ironwood/Peacock organization, said the festival will be held Friday and Saturday, August 23-24, at the Edgar Holmes Park, located in the 1200 block of Ironwood.

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Residents of the Gibsonburg Exempted Village School District will decide a request for a 1 percent, 10-year income tax on the May 7 primary election ballot.

The resolution approved by the school board to place the issue on the ballot requests $950,000 annually for operating expenses from an income tax levy.

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Oregon School Board President P.J. Kapfhammer called Mike Vicars the “perfect hire” to lead Clay’s football program for the next “10-15 years.”

School administrators announced in January that Vicars would be Clay’s next head football coach. But Vicars never was actually hired by the Oregon School District.

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Mayor Mike Seferian plans to more aggressively recruit city residents for seasonal help after members of council raised questions about hiring non-residents.

Seferian received council approval to hire several residents and a couple of non-residents for seasonal help at a council meeting on Monday. Among those hired was Nick Kaiser, of Lambertville, Michigan, as a maintenance worker in the water treatment plant for $8 per hour. Kaiser last summer had worked in the recreation department.

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Christmas spending

Are spending more, less or the same amount this year for Christmas?
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