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April 22, 2019

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I-75 one-lane south of Beaverdam on Thursday

Interstate 75 southbound will be restricted to one lane on Thursday April 11, in the following locations for guardrail and cable rail barrier repair. Work is being performed by the ODOT District 1 roadway services department.

• Interstate 75 southbound just south of Napoleon Road, south of Beaverdam

• Interstate 75 southbound just north of the Auglaize County line, south of Lima

Bluffton Community Preschool open house April 25

Geared for 2019-20 school year students

Bluffton Comunity Preschool will hold an open house at the end of April.

The event is from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 25, in the Bluffton Presbyterian Church, 111 N. Main St., Bluffton.

The open house is geared for preschool students for next school year. Persons attending may see the classrooms and learn about the program.

Classes are open to a sign-up enrollment and class spots are limited and filling quickly.

Traffic will stop temporarily on I-75 Thursday around Findlay

Interstate 75, just north of county Road 99, Findlay, will be stopped temporarily for short intervals during the morning hours of Thursday, April 11, for the installation of a cable line below the interstate.

Work will take place between 8 a.m. and noon, but Interstate 75 traffic is anticipated to be affected for only 15 minutes in each direction.

Law enforcement will provide traffic control. Work is being performed by Charter Communications.

Here's Bluffton council's committee schedule

Here's the Bluffton council committee schedule.

Tree Commission – Tuesday, April 9, 7 p.m.
Public Meeting – Jefferson St. Improvements Phase II – Tuesday, April 9, 7:30 p.m.
Cemetery Board – Wednesday, April 10, 5 p.m.
Board of Zoning and Building Appeals – Monday, April 15, 6:30 p.m.
Planning Commission – Monday, April 15, 7 p.m.
Utility Committee – Wednesday, April 17, 4 p.m.
Ordinance – Monday, April 22, 6 p.m.
Council Meeting – Monday, April 22, 7 p.m.

Two straight days with highs in the 70s

Two straight days with highs in the 70s and lows in the 40s. April is here. Here’s the recent seven-day weather summary from Guy Verhoff, Pandora weather observer.

Absentee voting now underway for May 7 Ohio primary

2 Bluffton school issues, 1 county issue on ballot

Absentee voting for the Tuesday, May 7, Ohio primary election is now underway. Allen County residents may contact the county board of elections for absentee voting details, or open the absentee ballot application form attached at the bottom of this story.

. Here’s the May 7 ballot for voters in the Bluffton school district.

• Bluffton Exempted Village School District
Income Tax renewal 0.5%, Permanent improvements, 3 years