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Catawba Peach and Wine Festival

30-07-2015 Hits:141

Catawba Peach and Wine Festival

Peach harvest from 1914.Most area residents know of the great history of peaches growing in the Catawba Island area.  Few, however, realize the importance of this particular year as it...

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The health of Lake Erie

29-07-2015 Hits:733

The health of Lake Erie

A satellite image by NOAA taken July 27 shows the algal bloom near the area.As predicted by multiple organizations, there is a harmful algal bloom in Lake Erie. How we’ve...

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Sea hawks are making a comeback in Ottaw…

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Sea hawks are making a comeback in Ottawa County

A female Osprey getting banded at ONWR. By Heidi Hughes, Ottawa National Wildlife RefugePhotos by Heidi HughesNot the football team.  We’re talking about real, live fish eating birds of prey: Ospreys.

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Liddie Elizabeth Laubner Mar. 3, 1917-Feb. 25, 2014

Liddie Elizabeth Laubner, 96, of Marblehead, died Feb. 25, at her residence. She was born March 3, 1917 in Radnor Twp. Delaware Co., Ohio the daughter of Willis Augustus and Pearl Elizabeth (VanMeter) Fox. Funeral services will be private and burial will be in Chapel Heights Memory Garden, Marion, OH.…
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Lois E. Gates March 13, 1926-Feb. 24, 2014

Lois E. Gates, 87, of Port Clinton, passed away Monday, Feb. 24, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Oak Harbor on March 13, 1926, the daughter of Carl and Elsie (Lieske) Waggoner. Lois graduated from Flower Hospital Nursing School in 1946…
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Eva Jean Petersen Feb. 24, 1940-Feb. 22, 2014

Eva Jean Petersen, 92, of Catawba Island passed peacefully from this life at Mercy St. Vincent Hospital, Toledo, on Saturday, Feb. 22. She was born in Danbury Township, the daughter of the late Eugene and Eva Henrietta (Barnholt) Vollmer, and graduated from Danbury High School. On Feb. 24, 1940, she…
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Lisa M. Cherry-Dewey Feb. 27, 1969–Feb. 23, 2014

Lisa M. Cherry-Dewey, 44, of Huron, passed away Sunday afternoon, Feb. 23, at Parkvue Healthcare Center, following a heroic battle with a rare form of cancer. She was born Feb. 27, 1969, in Sandusky, to Lonnie and Eleanor (Perkins) Cherry. Lisa was a graduate of Monroeville High School and a…
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Harold F. Kardatzke

Harold F. Kardatzke, 87, of Oak Harbor died Monday, Feb. 24, at Riverview Healthcare Campus, Oak Harbor. Arrangements are pending at Robinson-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Oak Harbor.
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Real estate transfers

Allen Township 2-14-14 Andrew J & Lisa N Ziss to Michael A & Emily M Caldwell, 5757 North Genoa Clay Center Road, $53,000. Bay Township 2-14-14 Roger G & Mary S Willoughby Sr. to John P & Vicki J Hagerman, 725 South Toledo Street, $82,500. 2-14-14 Matthew D Miller to…
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Alois David Capko Sept. 16, 1932-Feb. 12, 2014

Alois David Capko, 81, of Port Clinton, passed away, Wednesday, Feb. 12, at H. B. Magruder Hospital. David was born on September 16, 1932 in Lakeside, the son of Joseph and Clara (Boytim) Capko. A Memorial service will be conducted at a later date. Interment will be in St. Mary’s…
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