The Cleveland Office of the National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Advisory for the area, from 4 this afternoon, until noon Friday.
In case you missed it, we tied a record low in Norwalk Sunday night. The official low in the Maple City was 10-below zero, tying the mark set back in 1943.
We could set a new record tomorrow night. The projected low is 13-below zero.
Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent.
With extreme cold expected tomorrow, the city of Norwalk Utility Billing Department is reminding residents that there is a drive-thru drop-off box in front of the Norwalk Police Department for payment of water bills.
Residents can use the drop box to avoid having to leave their cars.
The Norwalk Police Department is investigating a weekend break-in, at the Huron County Humane Society.
Two people entered the building early Sunday morning, and stole a small amount of cash. Some of the crime was caught on tape, and officers have pictures of the suspects and their car. Anyone with more information should contact the Norwalk Police Department.
The $60 million building that will house Borgers USA in Norwalk is nearing completion.
Mayor Rob Duncan talked about that and more, during last night’s ‘State of the City’ address. The German-based automotive supplier broke ground last August, in the Firelands Industrial Park. Once it’s up and running, the factory will employ over 200 workers. Also mentioned during Duncan’s speech: the 2014 Norwalk Truckers Division II state basketball championship, Imagine Norwalk, waterline replacement, and the need for a new fire station.
A man charged in a triple homicide in Fremont will spend at least 44 years in prison.
34-year-old Igmidio “Roger” Mista was scheduled to stand trial yesterday, but instead, he agreed to plead guilty to three counts of murder. According to the Fremont News Messenger, he was immediately sentenced to life in prison, with no chance of parole until 2059. Last March, Mista opened fire at the Last Car Bar, killing three men, including an off-duty Elmore police officer. The motive remains unknown.
The search will begin soon, for a new school treasurer in New London.
Susan Gutherie is resigning, effective July 31st. The Board of Education accepted her resignation Monday night.
A group pushing a ballot issue to legalize marijuana in the Buckeye State is changing its proposed constitutional amendment.
Revisions by ‘ResponsibleOhio’ include allowing Ohioans to grow up to four marijuana plants for personal use and reducing the tax rate from 15 to 5 percent. If approved, marijuana grown at home would have to be raised indoors and in a secure location inaccessible to anyone 21 or under. ‘ResponsibleOhio’ is gathering signatures on petitions in hopes of getting the issue on the ballot this November. One or two other issues to legalize pot could be on the same ballot.