Flu on the rise in Huron County
Flu activity is on the increase in Huron County as well as across the state. Huron County Public Health says the state’s Influenza Activity Summary has been above the seasonal norm for the last several weeks. They suggest you wash your hands often and get a flu vaccine to stay healthy. To schedule a flu shot, call the health department or visit www.HuronCoHealth.com for more information.
One-vehicle accident leaves two injured on Ohio 99
A one-car crash in Huron County sent two people to the hospital on Tuesday afternoon. It happened when a driver went off the side of the road on Route 99 near Monroeville while trying to miss an animal. A utility pole was snapped in half during the accident; according to the Norwalk Reflector.
No more citations for trains blocking the road in Bellevue
The Bellevue Police Department has announced they will no longer issue citations for trains blocking roadways. Bellevue Police say that railroad companies are governed by federal law; and that city and state ordinances are preempted by federal law.
Callers will be told to direct their complaints to their Congressional representative.
Norwalk Area United Fund ‘Dine-out’ fundraiser in Wakeman today
The Wednesday ‘Dine-out’ fundraiser from the Norwalk Area United Fund is in Wakeman today. Part of today’s proceeds at the Wakeman Elevator on Hyde Street will support the Norwalk Area United Fund’s nearly 40 local grants and programs.
Perkins School Board to discuss budget cuts tonight
The school board at Perkins will meet tonight with the approval of $1 million in budget cuts on the agenda. Recently, the district had announced it will slash 35 personnel positions in an effort to reduce costs. The school has already reduced building open hours and eliminated various assistant coaching positions. The meeting is at 6:00 pm tonight in the high school cafeteria.
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST – 2/15
Today-A slight chance of snow showers in the afternoon, mostly cloudy, with a high near 34
Tonight-A slight chance of snow showers, cloudy, with a low around 22
Thursday-Mostly cloudy, with a high near 33
Friday-Partly sunny, with a high near 44