A view from a prosecutor

An open letter to the public from Ottawa County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Mulligan Crime is frightening, worrisome, and terrible, but it is also the source of great interest to the public. A quick county of the number of “true crime” programs on television illustrates just how much interest people have…
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Volunteers and supporters of Ottawa County CASA honored

On August 23, a gathering of CASA volunteers and supporters was held at the home of Wade and Linda O’Brian. Robyn Sautter, Board President welcomed and thanked the volunteers for their dedication to more than 80 children in Ottawa County served through the Juvenile Court system over the last year.…
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Peace Pole dedication September 21

First United Church of Christ in Marblehead will dedicate a Peace Pole on Sunday, September 21, to celebrate the International Day of Peace. The congregation invites the community to join them for the 10:30 a.m. worship service or arrive at 11:15 a.m. for the dedication. There are currently over 200,000…
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A night of humor, music and fun is coming to the peninsula

The Danbury Laker Athletic Boosters are hosting Main Street Dueling Pianos at St. Mary Social Hall on Saturday, November 1. The Main Street website touts the show as an addictive experience where the musical team performs an all-request show with a healthy dose of comedy thrown in to entertain. Members…
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Best of the Best awards ceremony almost sold out!

As of this morning we had to get 50 more tickets to our awards ceremony printed to accommodate demand for those who were nominated! If you haven’t gotten your tickets yet, please call The Beacon office at 419-732-2154 or ensure your place at the awards ceremony if you haven’t already.…
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Terra State Fall Job Fair Sept. 24

The annual Terra State Community College Fall Job Fair is just a couple of weeks away and now is the time to prepare. “We encourage any job seekers who plan to attend to update their resumes and prepare a list of questions to ask employers,” said Joan Gamble, Coordinator of…
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Programs for babies and toddlers at Ida Rupp

The Ida Rupp Public Library is running a Babies and Books program Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. The program is 20-25 minutes of stories, songs, finger plays and rhymes intended for children ages 6-23 months accompanied by their caregiver. Play and social time will follow for those who participate in the…
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