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Fishing on the up side

02-08-2015 Hits:164

Fishing on the up side

Doug and Lori Brown owners/partners at Channel Grove Marina with daughter Morgan Brown and friend Joe Strippoli caught these Walleye with Capt. Erik Bosley on Eye Hunter II.The 2015 Lake...

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Special meeting pulls 6-1 vote for ballo…

31-07-2015 Hits:377

Special meeting pulls 6-1 vote for ballot ordinance

On Thursday, July 30, Port Clinton City Council held a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the council chambers. The meeting was held especially for council to discuss the second...

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Catawba Peach and Wine Festival

30-07-2015 Hits:308

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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Student athletes honored with Jill L. Mincheff Rocket Pride Sportsmanship and Integrity Award

Left to Right: Jim and Jo Dornbusch (parents of Jill Mincheff), Tyler Sievert, Emma Bergman, Katie Mincheff (daughter of Jill Mincheff), Carlos Mincheff (husband of Jill Mincheff), Brandon Schimming, and Jeff Dornbusch, Board President and brother of Jill Mincheff.

The Benton-Carroll-Salem Board of Education met for its regular business meeting on June 24.  The meeting opened with a special recognition of the 2014-2015 Jill L. Mincheff Rocket Pride Sportsmanship and Integrity Award winners.  The three winners were: Fall, 2014-Tyler Sievert; winter, 2015-Emma Bergman; and Spring 2015-Brandon Schimming.  The three winners of this very special award, Tyler Sievert, Emma Bergman, and Brandon Schimming, made very moving and insightful remarks about what the award meant to them.  In attendance were families of these students along with the family of Jill L. Mincheff.

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Spot it! At Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge: Eastern Prairie Fringed Orchid

Photo by Heidi Hughes.

There are more than 200 orchid species in North America.  One of them, the eastern prairie fringed orchid, is found in only 8 states, including Ohio.   Back in 2008, US Fish and Wildlife Service biologists found nearly 200 eastern prairie fringed orchid plants, the largest flowering population in the state, at the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge in Oak Harbor.

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Nehls family entertainment at Riverview Healthcare Campus

L to R: Dr. Nehls, Rebecca, Logan, Brooke and Kendra.

No matter what Dad’s favorite type of music was, he enjoyed the Father’s Day Celebration held on Sunday June 2, at Ottawa County Riverview Healthcare Campus. The music variety was compliments of the Nehls family of Catawba. Dr. Robert Nehls entertained with his smooth vocals on country music, even taking a request for King of the Road.

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