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Grand jury indictments
 The Ottawa County Grand Jury returned indictments against the following individuals, according to Prosecuting Attorney James VanEerten:
 • Ronnie J. Barret, who is currently being held in the Ottawa County Detention Facility, was charged with one count each of Vandalism and Aggravating Menacing, both felonies of the fifth degree, after he allegedly damaged a cruiser belonging to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office and threatened a deputy.
 • Cody J. Moskal, who is being held in the Ottawa County Detention Facility, was indicted on one count each of Burglary and Assault, felonies of the second and fourth degree, respectively. According to reports of the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office, Moskal attempted to enter a Rocky Ridge residence in July. Moskal is also accused of trying to cause physical harm to emergency personnel.

Wild About Art
 Feel the roar, feel the rush at Buckeye Broadband Wild about Art at the Toledo Zoo – a two-day art fair taking place 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 5 and Sunday, Aug. 6.
 The unique show, set in the wild beauty of zoo, will feature nearly 100 local and regional artists with various mediums on display, along with painting demonstrations from zoo “animal artists in residence.” There will also be entertainment from the Toledo Symphony and Toledo School for the Arts; interactive activities such as origami, glass flameworking demonstrations from Toledo Museum of Art and a large children’s art zone in Nature’s Neighborhood.
 As a sneak peek, the zoo will also host a Preview Party from 6-10 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 4. Guests will get a first glimpse of the weekend art show with an opportunity to chat with and purchase the work of the participating artists, enjoy a primate painting session, sample local craft whisky and observe local artists completing a giant giraffe sculpture. Reservations are required; guests must be 21 or over with valid ID to enter.
 Tickets are limited and include one cocktail and can be purchased online at Proceeds from the Preview Party benefit the Zoo’s conservation and education programs.
 For more details, visit

Meet the Mayor

 Northwood Mayor Ed Schimmel will be available to meet residents at an open house Friday, July 28 from 3-4:30 p.m. at Brentwood Park.


Mosquito spraying

 The Village of Woodville will begin spraying for mosquitoes and will continue as needed through the season.  Spraying will be conducted Monday through Friday (weather permitting) at dusk. Persons with any respiratory problems and small children are advised to stay indoors while spraying is being done.    For more info, call the Utility Department at 419-849-3031.



Should undocumented immigrants, brought to the U.S. as children, also known as "Dreamers," be allowed to stay in the U.S.?
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