Romney takes Ohio; locals issues approved

Although Rick Santorum took the majority of Ottawa County’s vote, Mitt Romney took Ohio in Tuesday’s presidential primary. According to unofficial results from the Ohio Secretary of State’s office, Romney drew 456,205 votes statewide (37.95 percent) compared to Santorum’s 445,697 votes (37.07 percent). According to unofficial results from the Ottawa…
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Job Fairs coming up

The annual Spring Job Fair at Terra State Community College is March 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Student Activities Center.More than 60 employers and organizations will send representatives to campus to discuss job openings and talk to prospective employees.The event is free and open to the…
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Bowl for Kids Sake at 20th Century Lanes

Each bowler participating at 20th Century Lanes in Oak Harbor on March 17 will be given a coupon good for one free “Italian Dinner” courtesy of The Lighthouse Resort as a thank you for supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Ohio in Ottawa County. The dinner will be held…
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Anglers should be prepared for icy waters

As sport anglers venture out onto Lake Erie and other waterways for some early fishing action, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources is pushing for a few precautions. The Division of Watercraft suggests safeguards be added to help reduce the effects of cold water immersion should an unexpected fall into…
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Sheriff’s Office stepping up patrols

The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office is planning extra patrols over the St. Patrick’s Day holiday. Three overtime shifts will be scheduled during the weekend to promote safety among drivers, as well as draw awareness to the other traffic on the roadways.
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Local Republicans hear from Presidential candidates

About 20 Ottawa County Republican loyalists were in attendance Saturday night among more than 1,000 who attended the Ohio 5th District Congressional Lincoln/Reagan Day Dinner in the Student Union Ballroom at Bowling Green State University.The drawing card was obvious. With Ohio in the crosshairs with the March 6 primary drawing…
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