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Local students honored for their heroic …

29-01-2015 Hits:182 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Local students honored for their heroic efforts

Front row: Kathy Wright. Back row (L to R): Brendan Zeitzheim, Matthew Paeth, Darius Daniels, Adrian Hall, Skyler Cook. Kathy Wright, a Port Clinton resident who was lifted out of bed...

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Unemployment numbers drop, skilled trade…

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Unemployment numbers drop, skilled trades gap increases

As another year begins, unemployment and job creation numbers for 2014 are coming out and things seem to be on the upswing. According to OhioMeansJobs.com, there are over 14,000 jobs...

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Jamie Beier Grant wins 40 Under 40 Award…

28-01-2015 Hits:190 Business  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Jamie Beier Grant wins 40 Under 40 Award in economic development

Andy Levine, President at DCI; Jamie Beier Grant, Director at OCIC; Barry Matherly, President-Elect at IEDC. Jamie Beier Grant, Director with the Ottawa County Improvement Corporation (OCIC) has been selected as...

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Olympic Day at ICS

Just as the older kids at ICS enjoyed Olympic Day last Friday with the public school at True Lay Stadium, the younger grades at ICS had their turn on Tuesday. ICS gym teacher, Mrs. Joni Hoffman, organized a field day just for the kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd graders. The kids took turns at several different activities, which included a Frisbee toss, a crab crawl beach volleyball game, an obstacle course, and a bean bag toss competition.

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Margaret Oravec, April 8, 1915-May 28, 2013

Margaret Oravec, 98, born Margaret Drusbacky on April 8, 1915, in Port Clinton, passed away May 28 in Dallas, TX.

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 56 years, John Oravec. Also, preceding her in death was their youngest son, Timothy Oravec; her parents, George and Mary Drusbacky; her sisters Ann Bolte, Mary Rounds and Agnes Schiewe; her brothers, John, Joseph, George, and Michael Drusbacky as well as many nephews and nieces and other family members.

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ICS third grade parents get treated to lunch

The Immaculate Conception School third graders treated their parents to lunch last week in thanks for everything their parents have done for them. Mrs. Danielle Linja’s class sent out invitations, made gifts, decorated the tables, and prepared an Italian feast of spaghetti, bread, and desserts. The event was held in the school gym. The class spent some time reflecting and writing an essay thanking their parents for their time and guidance.

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