Gardner sworn in

Senator Randy Gardner was sworn in Monday to begin his new term as state senator for the 2nd Ohio District, which includes Erie, Ottawa, Lucas, Fulton and Wood counties. Gardner was administered the oath of office by Justice Sharon Kennedy of the Ohio Supreme Court.
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Red Cross offers disaster volunteer courses

American Red Cross locations throughout the area are recruiting new volunteers to join the Disaster Action Team (DAT) and assist clients throughout our area. Natural disasters such as winter storms, floods, and home fires increase the organization’s need for trained and prepared volunteers. DAT volunteers are a vital piece of…
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From the Bench for Jan 24

I promised to tell you more about the Ottawa County Court of Common Pleas on a regular basis. Our last article gave an overview of what we do, now perhaps I’ll delve into the specifics of how criminal cases come to us. Unlike the Municipal or Juvenile Courts, police officers…
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Johnson’s Island Civil War Round Table

The January meeting of Johnson’s Island Civil War Round Table will be held Sunday,Jan. 27, at 7 p.m. at T.J. Willie’s Restaurant in Tiffin. The Heritage Minstrels members Howard Schlegel, Barbara Bond, and John Bond will present the program, “Civil War Songs of the South”. President Lincoln himself felt that…
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Introducing The Welcome Doors of Ottawa County

Each year the Leadership Ottawa County (LOC) class completes a project. The 2013 class is organizing The Welcome Doors of Ottawa County. These doors, modeled on the urban fairies project of Ann Arbor, MI, is designed to encourage travel and exploration throughout our region and encourage children of all ages…
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