NB hires new administrator

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore Council on Tuesday hired a new village administrator. Donna Dettling will fill the role starting Aug. 11 with an annual salary of $70,000. Dettling, now the village manager of Dexter, Mich., will replace Kathy...

N. Baltimore to hire village administrator

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — The manager of a Michigan village is likely to become the next village administrator of North Baltimore. During a special meeting scheduled at 7:15 p.m. today, North Baltimore Council will consider legislation to hire Donna...

Arlington may put two fire levies on ballot

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — A pair of levies — a new one and a renewal — are expected to appear on the November ballot to help fund the Arlington Fire Department. Village Council on Monday gave the first of three required readings to ordinances that...

Sewer rate changes under consideration

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — In response to negative public reaction to recent sewer bill increases, North Baltimore Council will consider a new rate schedule. Village Council on Tuesday was set to give a first reading to an ordinance lowering sewer rates,...

Reineke looking to expand car lot

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — A North Baltimore car dealership intends to expand its lot on land that once housed a village high school. The North Baltimore school board this week approved a letter of intent with Reineke Motor Inc. to sell two acres of land...

Former NB school site to be sold to Reineke

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — A deal is in the works for a North Baltimore company to purchase half the land of the former North Baltimore High School, despite objections from a village businessman who submitted a bid on the property a few years ago. The...

McComb hoping to speed up water tower construction

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — McComb Council hopes a South Dakota firm hired to construct a new water tower can hurry its schedule, village officials said Monday. That’s because some leaks have been fixed in the current downtown tower, and Village Council does...

Findlay firm to replace Arlington waterlines

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — A Findlay firm will replace waterlines in a portion of Arlington, Village Council decided Monday. JDR Excavating was awarded a contract to replace waterlines along part of Main Cross Street and in the Sunset addition vicinity for...

Findlay woman ‘loved her independence’

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer Judie Reed was worried because she hadn’t seen her friend, Alice Powell, in two weeks at the laundromat. Reed asked the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office to check on her and arrived behind a sheriff’s cruiser at the rural Findlay home....

Open house scheduled for retiring school chief

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — An open house has been scheduled to honor the North Baltimore schools superintendent, who is retiring. The event — open to the public — will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 25, at the board office,...