Henry County approves new senior center

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NAPOLEON — Henry County voters on Tuesday approved a levy to help finance a new $4 million senior citizens center in Napoleon. According to the Henry County Board of Elections, the issue passed 4,863 to 4,196, or 54 percent to 46 percent. The...

Hancock townships approve levies

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER Marion Township voters on Tuesday approved an additional levy to help fund contracts the township has with two fire departments, according to returns from the Hancock County Board of Elections. Voters also approved levy requests Tuesday in Amanda...

Janet Goldner elected NB mayor

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — Janet L. Goldner will become the mayor of North Baltimore in January, according to vote totals released Tuesday by the Wood County Board of Elections. Goldner outdistanced write-in candidate Malcom L. Cameron, 640 votes to 92,...

Village discusses park project

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Planned improvements at the village park drew much of Arlington Village Council’s attention Monday. Plans are in the works to demolish a park building and construct a new one, thanks to multiple funding sources. The project is...

North Baltimore to select mayor, council members

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — A new North Baltimore mayor and two new council members will take office in January, after village voters have their say at the voting booth on Tuesday. Two candidates want to replace Mayor Mike Julien, who is not seeking...

Henry County: Levy would build senior citizens center in Napoleon

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NAPOLEON — Henry County voters on Tuesday will be asked to help finance construction of a new $4 million senior citizens center. Another ballot initiative would fund a joint fire district for Bartlow District and Deshler, which would be known as...

NB school board chief balks at ‘blizzard bags’

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore school board agreed Tuesday to revisit its policy on “blizzard bags,” used when students miss school during harsh weather. Blizzard bags allow students to do school work at home when school is...

3 township levy requests on Hancock County ballot

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER Levy requests will appear on the Nov. 3 ballot in three Hancock County townships, according to the Hancock County Board of Elections, including a new levy for fire protection in Marion Township. Marion Township voters will be asked to approve an...

McComb replacing plant filters

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer McCOMB — Upgrades to McComb’s water treatment plant were discussed by Village Council on Monday. Filters are being replaced at the plant, according to village officials, to help improve the water quality. Kevin Siferd, village...

Board member conflict discussed

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARCADIA — An apparent conflict involving Arcadia school board member Rich Ernest, school volunteers and a few students was discussed at a Wednesday board meeting, but no details were offered concerning the incident, which has been the source of...
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