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“In the beginning, it was Hartford.”

With those words, Frank Gluth, John Liske, and Richard Martin, begin their pictorial history of the Village of Oak Harbor.

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Oregon School Board President P.J. Kapfhammer choked back tears at a school board meeting on Tuesday after officials from organizations representing the disabled expressed their concerns about an altercation Kapfhammer had with a man with autism at Clay High School earlier this month.

“It’s been the hardest two weeks of my life. I’m sorry I let anyone down. I’m sorry my kids had to go through this,” said Kapfhammer, who was charged with menacing and disorderly conduct on Feb. 13 in Oregon Municipal Court.

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To fill a vacancy created by the resignation of Eric Hirzel, the Lake school board has selected a 2002 graduate of Lake High School.

Board members agreed Wednesday on the appointment of Monica (Sims) Leppelmeier to fill the vacant seat.

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Northwood council is split over whether it should negotiate another three year contract with Redflex Traffic Systems, Inc., of Arizona, which operates the automated photo speed and red light enforcement cameras at two intersections.

The current three year contract, renewed in 2010, is set to expire on April 23.

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Tax abatement request on trustees’ agenda

A property tax abatement request from a company wanting to expand its facility in Lake Township will be on the agenda of the township trustees’ March 5 meeting, according to Richard Welling, a trustee.

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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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