From levies for fire protection and operating expenses to liquor options and a proposed income tax levy for a school district, ballots in Morgan, Noble and Monroe counties have plenty of issues to drive voters to the polls this year. Between the three counties, nearly 30 issues will be decided in the upcoming general election.


A Dundee man was injured today when his motorcycle collided with a truck tractor on southbound U.S. 23 in Summerfield Township, the Monroe County Sheriff's Office reported. Jordan Sampson, 24, was entering U.S. 23 at the Ida West Road interchange about 5:39 p.m. when his motorcycle struck the passenger side of the truck tractor driven by Viorel Marcu, 51, of Detroit, deputies said.