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Obituary — Alice Nehls

Died July 7, 2012
Alice Elizabeth Sauer Nehls, 90, of Oak Harbor, passed away Saturday, July 7, at the Admirals Point Nursing Home, Huron.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 10, at Robinson-Walker Funeral Home, 165 E. Water St., Oak Harbor. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Trinity United Church of Christ, 17955 W. Third St., Elliston, with interment in Elliston Cemetery.

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Obituary — Alton Lambert

March 8, 1929 — July 4, 2012
Alton Lambert, 83, of Curtice, passed away Wednesday, July 4, at his residence.
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, July 9, in the Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton, followed by a Celebration of Life at 11 a.m. Interment will be in Lakeview Cemetery, Port Clinton.

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Forecast predicts mild Harmful Algal Bloom

The National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science issued the first-ever seasonal harmful algal bloom forecast for Lake Erie at an all-day press event Thursday at Ohio State University’s Stone Laboratory. The forecast predicts a mild bloom, similar to conditions last seen in 2007 and about one-tenth the size of last year’s bloom.
“A mild bloom is great news for this year,” said Dr. Jeffrey Reutter, Director of Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Laboratory. “But this is happening because we’re in a drought, not because phosphorus loading to Lake Erie has improved. If we have a real wet spring in 2013, we could be right back to where we were.”

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