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County to auction off stored items

The Knox County Commissioners took the first step Thursday toward disposing of no-longer-needed county property. They entered into a contract with The Ruckman Group LLC of Mount Vernon, a father-son duo that conducts auctions, to dispose of the items within 30 days using an online auction format.

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Commissioners approve child support contract

Knox County Commissioners approved several routine contracts Tuesday primarily to supplement social service programs, in areas ranging from child support enforcement services through juvenile court to transportation provided through children services.

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EPA cites lack of action on chlorine system

Gambier Village Council approved advertising of bids for construction of an automated chlorine feed system during Monday evening’s council session, amid a background of an Ohio EPA Notice of Violation issued last month.

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Larry Di Giovanni/News Passport to Fishing instructor Thadd Blubaugh watches as Andrew Dickhof, 11, perfects that part of the casting and reeling process on Saturday that involves reeling in one’s catch — successfully.

92 youths attend fishing clinic

It was a pretty certain sign that Saturday’s Passport to Fishing Youth Clinic was proceeding well when one of the casting instructors, Kurt Hux, let out an exuberant yell

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Knox health board updated on out-of-state measles outbreak

No one in the Knox County Health Department wants a repeat of what happened in 2014, which is why department leadership is keeping a close eye on measles cases in four states surrounding Ohio — Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, and Pennsylvania, as well as 22 other states with confirmed measles cases.

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