First shot kicks off National Matches

One of the grand traditions of our area is the annual National Rifle and Pistol Championships at Camp Perry. One of the even grander traditions of the National Matches is the First Shot Ceremony that opens the matches. Monday’s event was no different.Lt. Gen. William E. Ingram, Director of the…
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County Fair kicks off Monday

The Ottawa County Fair kicks off Monday at the fairgrounds and runs through Sunday, July 22. Below are some of the highlights:Monday• 7:30 p.m. — Grande Parade• 8:30 p.m. — King and Queen ContestTuesday• 8-10 p.m. — Jessica Kenney Band• 8 p.m. — Wagon Wheel IPRA Rodeo
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iPads available at library

Thanks to the Friends of the Ida Rupp Public Library, guests will be able to sign out an iPad for use inside the facility beginning Monday, July 16. Three iPads were purchased for adult use with funding from the Friends and are loaded with apps and ready to be explored.We…
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Public forum scheduled on new Healthy Lake Erie Fund

A public forum will be held July 10 for residents interested in learning more about Ohio’s new Healthy Lake Erie Fund with an opportunity to provide input on solutions to resolving the lake’s algae problems.State Rep. Randy Gardner, sponsor of the Healthy Lake Erie Fund, will host the forum with…
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Kiwanis International honors PC Kiwanis first woman

Twenty-five years ago, Kathy Jo Schweitzer became a member of the local Kiwanis Club of Port Clinton. As the advisor of Port Clinton High School Key Club, she had no idea that her name would go down in history. But it certainly did, as she was recently honored at the…
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Joyful Connections seeking teams to play ‘Family Frenzy’

Joyful Connections will be hosting its signature event, Family Frenzy, on Saturday, Sept. 29, in the Banquet Hall at the Ottawa County Fairgrounds. Family Frenzy will be played in a similar fashion to the game show “Family Feud.” Joyful Connections is seeking six teams of five players to compete in…
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Summer Earth Camps a big success

The OSS Joint Solid Waste Management District sponsored the sixth annual “Earth Camp” in Ottawa, Sandusky and Seneca counties during the month of June. More than 180 students entering grades 1-6 in the three-county district attended the one-day camp that offered fun activities on recycling topics and lessons on the…
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