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The Maiden Voyage of Onward

03-03-2015 Hits:71 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

The Maiden Voyage of Onward

A model of Onward made by Jim Robenalt of Tiffin. A story about Matthews Boat Company and a journey around The Great Loop On Sunday, March 1, Bob Reynolds, in association with...

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Burn, Snowman, Burn!!

28-02-2015 Hits:1101 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Burn, Snowman, Burn!!

One of the Norman the Snowman creators, Lenny Kromer, raises his arms in the air and flames rise into the sky. On Saturday, February 28, the inaugural Burning Snowman Festival took...

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Matthews Boat Company presentation by Bo…

28-02-2015 Hits:420 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Matthews Boat Company presentation by Bob Reynolds

In 1890, Scott J. Matthews founded the Matthews Boat Company in Bascom, Ohio.  Fifteen years later, in 1900, Matthews designed and built a 70-foot yacht.  This vessel was capable of...

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Community Calendar 2013 Preview

For your advance planning as you set up your 2013 calendar, the following is a listing of some Ottawa County and environs events for 2013. To list your events through 2013 email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or stop in at The Beacon office.

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Danbury Lakers girls basketball

Photo by Pat Lukac, Peninsula News

Front row: Alexa Bintz, Nicole Oglesbee, Cassidy Rhodes. Middle row: manager Charleigh Steinbrick, Haley Menier, Lilly Kennedy, Megan Stephens, Alyssa Almendinger, Katie Almendinger, manager Kalee Rakowski. 

Back row: Manager Addison Barta, Coach Ryan Beam, Caitlynn Thompson, Tori Wright, Stephanie Kukay, Erin Lavelle, Coach Joe Fetzer.

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Danbury Lakers boys basketball

Photo by Pat Lukac, Peninsula News

Front Row: Dominic Manuella, Caleb Gerber, Dylan Buckley, Jon Brooks, Conner Lenthe, manager Sam Perram. Back Row: Coach Drew Davie, Zak Miller, Chance Mackall, Hunter Stinchcomb, Kegan Rakosky, Coach Morter, Coach Sisel.

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