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Board gets updates on events at North Union
By Sherryl Sheets
The North Union Board of Education met Monday evening with board president Dennis Hall absent from the meeting. Vice President Jean Wedding presided. The board heard of several highlights taking place at the North Union Middle School. Principal Matt Burggraf made the presentations. He spoke on the accomplishments of  the seventh grade boys basketball team going 17-2 this winter. The Robotic students have been competing and will be traveling to Louisville, Kentucky for the World VEX Robotics competition the end of this month. Burggraf also mentioned that one third of the middle school students have a B or higher grade point average and is proud of their accomplishments. The board was very proud of all aspects of the middle school students.

Update your 911 info
From Richwood Gazette staff
Fear and helplessness are two emotions people go through when they need to dial 9-1-1 for an emergency. There are two things you need to do when you call for help – listen carefully and do exactly what the emergency service professionals tell you to do. They are trained to help you through a time of crisis, confusion and distress.

Get ready for electronic waste and appliance recycling day
By Sherryl Sheets
The North Central Ohio Solid Waste District, Union Recyclers, Accurate IT and a partnership with the Union County Commissioners and the Union County Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring a free electronic waste and appliance-recycling day for Union County residents. The event will be held Saturday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Union Recyclers, 15140 US Route 36 East, Marysville.

Venison donated to local food pantries
Submitted by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Approximately 1,000 pounds of ground venison was recently distributed to food pantries in Logan and Union Counties, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).

Public’s input needed for Union County’s 200th celebration
Submitted by Union County Chamber and Visitors Bureau
Union County will be 200 years old in 2020, and the Union County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Union County Milestone Committee are looking for ideas on how to celebrate this milestone event.

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