Two other reported illnesses remain under investigation
By Shelley Grieshop
GRAND LAKE - Ohio Department of Health (ODH) officials say it's likely that toxins in Grand Lake sickened a fisherman in May.
It is the only illness in Ohio this year out of nine reported statewide that has a likely link to algae toxins, according to ODH. The case recently was categorized as "probable" after having laboratory documentation confirming a harmful level of algae toxin was in the water when the victim was exposed. [More]
WAPAKONETA - A new initiative has county officials working to cut costs by sharing services between commissioners, township trustees and school districts.
After passage of the state budget this summer, Congress passed House Bill 153, which in part allows educational service centers to enter into shared service contracts with "any other political subdivision of the state" to save money. [More]