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Legislation passed to keep Asian Carp ou…

20-12-2014 Hits:135 Ottawa Outdoors  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Legislation passed to keep Asian Carp out of Great Lakes

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) cosponsored legislation to help keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes. The Guarding Our Great Lakes Act would prescribe collaboration between the Great Lakes...

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Terra State celebrates fall nursing grad…

20-12-2014 Hits:64 Schools  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Terra State celebrates fall nursing graduates with pinning ceremony

  The nursing graduates hold their Nightingale Lamps while nursing director Sue Kajfasz, background, recites the pledge Sixteen recent graduates of the Terra State Community College Associate Degree Nursing Program received their...

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Judge Winters informs community on Sober…

19-12-2014 Hits:203 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Judge Winters informs community on Sober Living Facility

The Ida Rupp Public Library Conference Room was packed Thursday night for a meeting with Judge Bruce Winters and Mayor Vince Leone concerning the placement of a Sober Living Facility...

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ICS students honor winter with snowflakes

The first graders and preschoolers at Immaculate Conception School embraced winter by making wonderful snowflakes lasts week. The 3 and 4 year olds created flakes by spraying them with a liquid paint. The icy masterpieces now line the hallway of the school. Miss Mary Heshel and Miss Michelle Wojciechowski assisted with the project.  

The first graders of I.C.S. also honored winter at their monthly theme day yesterday. The group made wonderfully huge and intricate snowflakes by twisting paper, drank hot chocolate, created snowman note cards, and made seedy treats for their backyard birds. Mrs. Rita McNutt, first grade teacher, comes up with the activities to usher in the changing seasons and invites family members of the students to join in the day of interactive learning.

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60 Plus Nursing Assessment Clinic

The 60 Plus Nursing Assessment Clinic, provided by the Ottawa County Health Department and funded by Ottawa County Senior Resources through the CDBG program, provides the following services by a Registered Nurse:

Health assessment, medication counseling, blood pressure check, blood test for anemia, blood test to measure blood sugar, cholesterol screening, weight, diet information, health education, referrals to private physician for evaluation, if needed.

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Thorbahn re-elected to OSWCD Board

Rich Thorbahn was recently re-elected to the Board of Supervisors of the Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD). He was sworn into office by Judge Frederick Hany II at the January Board Meeting of the Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District. Thorbahn holds the position of member. He joins Chairman Jerry Whipple; Vice Chairman Roland Sandrock,  Fiscal Agent Tom Riedeman and Secretary Mike Harder on the Board of Supervisors.  Together they direct the staff of the District to carry out the conservation of our natural resources through assisting landowners, both urban and rural, throughout Ottawa County.

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