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Fishing Remains Very Good in the Western Basin

At this time last year, the fishing had slowed down close to shore, and long runs were expected to get to the larger schools of walleye roaming the lake. Trips to Canadian waters, the weather buoy, or the sandbar were expected. That isn’t the case this year, thanks to the…
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Youth Leadership Group presents check to Humane Society

PHOTO: L to R: Dayna, Jordan, Amber, Lance, Jonah, Ryan, Humane Officer and President of the Ottawa County Humane Society Matt Koser, Joseph, Tory, Taylor, Bailey, Selena and Aidan. The Ability Center Youth Leadership Group presented Ottawa County Humane Officer and President of the Ottawa County Humane Society Matt Koser…
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Senior Picnic August 1

The Port Clinton Recreation Department and Ottawa County Senior Resources will be hosting a senior picnic August 1 from 12-2 p.m. in the shelter house at Lakeview Park. Lunch is free to anyone over 60 years old. In addition to hot dogs, hamburgers, and various salads, there will be ice…
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Fritz endorses Winters

In a stunning political reversal, former Port Clinton Mayor and Ottawa County Commissioner, John Fritz, who pushed State Representative Chris Redfern for his first government job as Ottawa County Litter Control Director and also encouraged Redfern’s first run for elected office (County Commissioner), has moved away from his former protégé…
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Grand reopening ribbon cutting for Desdemonas

Front L to R: Dorothy Henry Vice President of Marblehead Chamber, Bailey VanKirk co-owner of Desdemonas, Laura Brown-Egan co-owner of Desdemonas, Sandee Abele co-founder of original Desdemonas. Back row L to R: Judy Balson Executive Director of Marblehead Chamber, Bailey’s husband James Cagle, Marblehead Mayor Jackie Bird, Pete Schwager Chamber…
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Ottawa County’s Best of the Best

The Beacon is running its first Best of the Best contest. To vote, readers can fill out a ballot that are found in The Beacon on page 9A or voting can take place online at surveymonkey.com/s/thebeaconbestofthebest2014 . The contest will determine the Best of the Best in Ottawa County. The…
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