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The nutrition program and an outdoor activity project were among the items reviewed Thursday during an update from Henry County Senior Center to the Henry County commissioners.

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The Henry County commissioners Thursday received a project update on the new waterline project from Weston to Liberty Center and re-appointed the county’s representative to the Northwestern Water and Sewer District Board of Trustees.

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Kim Hauck, director of the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities, visited HOPE Services Friday afternoon for an update and to speak with individuals who receive services. Above, Lydia Kuehner (left) speaks with Hauck about her experiences with HOPE Services.

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ARCHBOLD — Northwest State Community College is celebrating growth in its workforce development program and improvement in student retention, while also looking toward future improvements such as opening a campus in Van Wert and making improvements to the Archbold campus.

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COLUMBUS — Ohio’s minimum wage is scheduled to increase on Jan. 1 to $10.10 per hour for non-tipped employees and $5.05 per hour for tipped employees.

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A partnership between the Center for Child and Family Advocacy (CCFA) and City of Napoleon for a therapy/comfort dog was recommended to city council by the city’s Safety and Human Resources Committee earlier this week.

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The 2022 Patrick Henry High School Homecoming Court includes (front row, from left) Faith Feehan, sophomore attendant; Ella Badenhop, senior attendant; Malina Mendez, senior attendant; Olivia Harmon, senior attendant; Gracin Vance, senior attendant; Addison Kirkland, senior attendant; Grace …

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The Holgate Community Library Tuesday hosted “Fossils Rock” presented by the Imagination Station, for children kindergarten through eighth grade. Pictured (from left) are Haizel Hartman, Etta Ketterle and Greyson Kelly.

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The most recent cost estimate for a proposed Wildcat Activity Center on the Napoleon Junior/Senior High School campus has increased compared to an estimate earlier this year.

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Archbold Community Theatre will perform “Charlotte’s Web” at Giffey Hall in Ridgeville Corners today, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. To order tickets, call 419-267-5717 weekdays from 6-8:30 p.m. Pictured rehearsing are (from left) Colin Stein, Lucas Stein, Connor St…

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NAMI Four County will offer a free program on substance use disorder starting at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Emanuel Lutheran Church, 810 Scott St., Napoleon, as part of Mental Illness Awareness Week.

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ARCHBOLD – From monarchs, bees and birds to composting, water quality, wildlife and wetlands, the Monarchs and More Family Fun Day is a free event to be held on Sunday at Little Lake Erie at Sauder Village.

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The regularly scheduled meeting Monday of the City of Napoleon Finance and Budget Committee was canceled due to lack of a quorum.

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The 2022 Holgate High School Homecoming Court includes (front row, from left) Ruth Bok, sophomore attendant; Kaylynn Ashbaugh, junior attendant; Raegan Hoellrich, queen; Paisley Wilhelm, senior attendant; Ryli Rohrs, freshman attendant; (back row, from left) Gavin Westrick, sophomore escort;…

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LIBERTY CENTER — The Liberty Center Local Schools Board of Education Monday was updated on the status of federal grants for the district as other financial matters were also reviewed.

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The Henry County commissioners Tuesday approved a proposal for a five-year software maintenance agreement for Jace Equipment at the Henry County Courthouse.

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COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Geological Survey is accepting applications for the Ohio Geology Student Research Grant program. Now in its eighth academic year, the program supports graduate and undergraduate students who conduct geologic research in t…

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The Henry County Chapter of P.E.R.I. (Public Employee Retirees) will meet Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 1:30 p.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church, 810 Scott St., Napoleon.

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ARCHBOLD — The first week of October is national Mental Illness Awareness Week. This year’s theme is “What I Wish I Had Known.”

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LIBERTY CENTER — The Liberty Center Local Schools Board of Education Monday learned work on the third phase of campus improvements is approaching completion.

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ARCHBOLD — Have you ever wondered how a sheep’s wool is transformed into your favorite sweater or warm wooly mittens, or how Native Americans used plants to weave mats and storage vessels? Sauder Village attendees can learn more about knitting, spinning, weaving, and other fiber arts Saturda…

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GRAND RAPIDS — The last program for the season of the Rhythm on the River Arts Series will be presented on Sunday at 4 p.m.

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Lt. Gov. Jon Husted was the featured speaker at Sunday’s Henry County Republican Dinner held at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church fellowship hall in Holgate. Pictured are (from left) Henry County Republican Committee Chairperson Steve Kryder, Husted, Henry County Republican Committee Member Car…

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The Henry County Board of Health recently received an overview of the proposed sewage operation and maintenance program for the county.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Tarra Troutman of Cleveland opened her PNC Bank app earlier this year and found herself overdrawn by tens of thousands of dollars due to a car she voluntarily surrendered and the actions of her bank.

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Graysen Mendoza participates in one of Napoleon Public Library’s “Get Crafty” programs last week to make her own stickers. The library’s next craft program will feature DIY keychains Wednesday from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

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During the 21st Annual Membership meeting of the Henry County Hospital Foundation, 33 active volunteers were recognized for their service.

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On the recently released state report cards for the 2021-22 school year, Patrick Henry Local Schools exceeded state standards on four of five components.

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The Henry County commissioners are looking into utilizing revolving loan funds to help with funding a proposed addition to the Deshler Edwin Wood Memorial Library.

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The calendar is winding down on Ohio Republican Rob Portman’s U.S. Senate tenure, but he still has some things he’d like to finish.