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Local Briefs: 04-02-13 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 02 April 2013 09:41
Grand Rapids woman wins $90G at casino
With the one-year anniversary of Hollywood Casino Toledo less than two months away, a woman from Grand Rapids hit it big this past Friday night to the tune of $90,000.
Rose Madrigel won the jackpot on a Triple Diamond game. She plans to use the money to pay bills and said her husband wants to buy a motorcycle.
Since opening on May 29, Hollywood Casino Toledo has paid out over $33 million in jackpots.

'Joe Average' plans discussion Thursday in BG
Herbert Dettmer, who writes the "Joe Average" column that appears in the Sentinel-Tribune, invites readers to an informal discussion about what is wrong - and right - about our community and our nation.
There will be two times on Thursday for the discussions - a morning session from 8 to 10 and there will be an evening discussion from 7 to 9. Both discussions will be held at Grounds for Thought, 174 S. Main St., Bowling Green.
Dettmer hopes that "together, we can communicate our opinions and our viewpoints, with and to our community and national leaders."

Heart health is library topic
PERRYSBURG - Heart Health will be the topic of a Health Information Session to be held at Way Public Library Thursday at 7 p.m.
Ashley Thomasson, a CNP from Mercy Family Physicians' Perrysburg office, will speak on the subject, covering a variety of topics including hypertension, high cholesterol, and additional facets of cardiovascular health.
This program, free and open to the public, is presented by Way Public Library and co-sponsored by Mercy. Registration is not required, and free refreshments will be provided.
This event was originally slated for Feb. 26.

Humane Society is Kiwanis topic
Erin Jones, the outreach education coordinator for the Wood County Humane Society, will speak to the Bowling Green Kiwanis Club at noon on Thursday at Stone Ridge Golf Club.
The Wood County Humane Society provides shelter for surrendered, abused or abandoned cats, dogs and other domestic animals.  Over the course of a year, the shelter takes in more than 400 animals and on average, has about 100 at any one time.  The shelter meets with potential adopters to ensure good matches and avoid returns.  The modest adoption fee includes a variety of medical tests and reduced fees.

Tonight - Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 20s.
Wednesday - Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid 40s. Mostly clear overnight. Lows in the mid 20s.
Extended forecast - Partly cloudy Thursday with highs in the mid 50s. Southwest winds with gusts up to 20 mph. Partly cloudy overnight with lows in the mid 30s. Partly cloudy Friday with highs around 50 and lows around 30.

Classic Lotto: 01-06-08-12-
Kicker: 1-9-2-4-4-2
Pick 3 Evening: 8-9-7
Pick 3 Midday: 5-0-6
Pick 4 Evening: 4-2-3-0
Pick 4 Midday: 8-4-8-8
Pick 5 Evening: 8-2-3-2-2
Pick 5 Midday: 7-8-9-8-5
Rolling Cash 5: 02-11-12-

Northwood woman hit by car
NORTHWOOD – A city woman was injured when she was struck by a vehicle in a parking lot last week.
Northwood Police report that on March 25, Rosella Wells, 83, Northwood, was walking through the parking lot of a business in the 2000 block of Ohio 51 with her shopping cart when she was struck by a vehicle driven by Clifford Beamer, 61, Toledo, who was backing out of a parking space.
Wells sustained non-incapacitating injuries to her elbow, but was not transported from the scene.
The crash occurred on private property and no citation was issued.

Toni Garno, a boy, April 1, Wood County Hospital.
Jill Heckerman and Jason Rodenberger, a girl April 1, Wood County Hospital.

Weather statistics
High Monday    46
Record high (set in 1986)    80
High a year ago    64
Low Monday    27
Record low (set in 1923)    8
Low a year ago    39
Precipitation (in the past 24 hours)    None

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