Voter registration deadline is April 8

The Ottawa County Board of Elections reminds voters that the closing date for new voter registrations and changes of address for the May 7 Primary Election is April 8. Regular office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Board of Elections, located at 8444 West State…
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Easter Sunday morning

The churches of the county were dressed in their finest linens and festooned with lilies and spring flowers on Easter Sunday morning. The congregation of Marblehead’s First United Church of Christ processed to the lakefront for a near-sunrise service on the cool morning. The worship service, led by Rev. Kay…
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Easter Egg Saturday

On Saturday morning thousands of pastel plastic eggs were scattered over the lawns, parks and grounds of Ottawa County. By mid-afternoon, most had been harvested by treasurer-seeking children. In Port Clinton at 10 a.m. over 250 basket and bucket toting youngsters and their entourages fanned out across the courthouse lawn.…
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The Tin Goose flies again

Island Airlines and the 1929 Ford Tri-Motor “Tin Goose” are flying once again out of Keller Field /Erie Ottawa County Airport to provide air service to Lake Erie’s Western Islands as it did between 1933 and 1985. Members of the Tri-Motor Heritage Foundation recently climbed into the Flight Simulators at…
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St. John Lutheran in Rocky Ridge Celebrates 125 Years

Quasquicentennial – it's not a word that rolls easily off anyone's tongue, but it is an appropriate description of the upcoming celebration at St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rocky Ridge. The church is located about four miles west of Oak Harbor. On Sunday, April 7, the church will celebrate…
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