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  • Vehicle-train crashes in county down by half

    Crashes between trains and vehicles in Wood County have fallen by more than 50 percent in the last five years, according to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.From 2009 to 2013, vehicle-train crashes totaled 13 in the county, down from 29 between 200...
  • Local Briefs: 11-27-13

    Sentinel-Tribune will not publish on ThanksgivingThe Sentinel-Tribune will not publish Thursday in order to allow employees to observe the Thanksgiving Day holiday.Today's newspaper contains comics and related features for both days, along with an expande...
  • Schmidt’s sentencing delayed again until Dec. 19

    The sentencing of a former Woodland Mall business owner on federal charges has been delayed in U.S. District Court for the third time.Richard Schmidt, 47, Toledo, who owned Spindletop Sports Zone, pleaded guilty in July to two counts of being a felon in p...
  • Ohioans accused of abandoning adopted boy plead not guilty

    HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio couple accused of abandoning the adopted 9-year-old son they raised from infancy by giving him to child welfare officials have pleaded not guilty. Forty-nine-year-old Cleveland Cox and 52-year-old Lisa Cox en...
  • Jones is top language teacher

    Akiko Kawano Jones has dedicated her career to helping her students not only learn the Japanese language, but also appreciate its culture.Recently, Jones traveled to Florida to accept the 2013 Teacher of the Year Award in the post-secondary category from ...
  • Community Events: 11-27-13

    Tontogany tree lighting Sat.Tontogany's annual holiday Tree Lighting ceremony will take place on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Village Hall, 18545 Main Street. The honored guest who will light the tree this year is Joyce Asmus. Cookies and hot chocolate will ...
  • Dec. 13 Mental Health 101 program about co-disorders

    PERRYSBURG - Thirty-seven percent of alcohol abusers and 53 percent of drug abusers have at least one serious mental illness.  "Co-occurring disorders" is the term that describes this double burden.  Individuals with this dual diagnosis are less likely ...
  • Shelter report: 11-27-13

    The following dogs were available for adoption as of Monday at the Wood County Dog Shelter.• Neutered male beagle mix, tan, found at Emerson Road and Greensburg Pike.• Female beagle, tricolor, found at Emerson and Greensburg.• Female mix tan and bla...
  • Beijing destroys barbecue grills to cut pollution

    BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is waging a war against air pollution, one barbecue at a time. Authorities in the capital have destroyed more than 500 open-air barbecues "to cut PM2.5" — the tiny particulate matter in the air that can enter deep into the...
  • U.S. durable-goods orders fall 2 pct. in October

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Businesses spent less last month on machinery, computers and most other items, lowering orders for U.S. long-lasting factory goods. The decline suggests companies may have been reluctant to invest during the 16-day partial governmen...
  • Michigan authorities: Woman took off in ambulance

    HASTINGS, Mich. (AP) — Authorities in western Michigan say a woman swiped an ambulance while its crew was picking up a patient. According to Barry County sheriff's Sgt. Nick Seifert, deputies stopped the LifeCare ambulance at 1:43 a.m. Wednesday. ML...
  • Storm-tossed Purdue weather balloon found in Ohio

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — A group of Purdue University students whose camera-equipped weather balloon vanished during the Midwest's recent tornado outbreak has got their balloon back along with some amazing footage thanks to an Ohio farmer. Purd...
  • Hundreds evacuated after railcar leak in Willard

    WILLARD, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are evacuating hundreds of homes in a small northern Ohio city after a railcar in a rail yard began leaking a liquid believed to be highly flammable and toxic. Local responders and cleanup workers from transportati...
  • Recount requested of SeaTac $15 minimum wage vote

    SEATTLE (AP) — The election fight over a $15 minimum wage for airport workers in SeaTac isn't close to ending, despite the ballot measure's apparent victory. Common Sense SeaTac, a business-backed group that opposed the initiative, announced Tuesda...
  • IRS pushes to rein in tax-exempt political groups

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration Tuesday launched a bid to rein in the use of tax-exempt groups for political campaigning. The effort is an attempt to reduce the role of loosely regulated big-money political outfits like GOP political gu...
  • Ex-Nokia engineers launch new smartphone

    HELSINKI (AP) — A team of ex-Nokia engineers is launching a smartphone based on the former world No. 1 cellphone maker's old software, hoping to grab a share of a highly competitive market. The Jolla handset's Sailfish operating platform is based ...
  • Ohio's capital eyes national political convention

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republicans and Democrats in Ohio's capital city are launching a joint effort to explore landing a national political convention for Columbus in 2016. The Columbus 2016 coalition will lead the effort with the support of Mayor...
  • Consumer, industrial groups blast Ohio energy deal

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Consumer and business groups in Ohio are continuing to oppose proposed utility legislation after its sponsor removed a provision that would have eliminated the state's renewables targets by year's end. A group including Ohio'...
  • Ohio attorney general sues over text messages

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Attorney General's office is suing a man accused of texting thousands of unwanted sales messages to people, including many on the National Do Not Call registry. The lawsuit alleges that Darren Sizemore used an automa...
  • Outgoing Cincinnati council OKs streetcar measure

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The mayor-elect plans a meeting of the new Cincinnati city council to stop the streetcar project after the current council approved an ordinance intended to make halting the project more difficult. At its final meeting Tuesday, C...

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Voters decide issues May 6
04/24/2014 | Sentinel-Tribune Staff
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Voters will have the opportunity to cast their ballot in a variety of races and issues [ ... ]


Otsego approves strategic planning
04/24/2014 | PETER KUEBECK Sentinel Staff Writer
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TONTOGANY - Community was the Otsego School Board's common theme Tuesday night.
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