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Lakeside Wooden Boat Show & Plein Air Art Festival

A collaborative effort, blending the craftsman of the 11th Annual Lakeside Wooden Boat Show and the artistic expression of the Lakeside Plein Air Art Festival, will create one of Lakeside’s most unique weekends of the Chautauqua summer season from Friday, July 18-Sunday, July 20. This three-day event begins on Friday,…
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Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department adds new vehicle to fleet

Jay’s Body Shop manager Brian Ralston and SRT Commander Jim Muller stand in front of the newly finished Special Response Team vehicle. The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department Special Response Team recently received their newly finished vehicle back from Jay’s Body Shop. The vehicle, which was purchased from the Harris Elmore…
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Ottawa County Fair celebrating 50th year

Kendyll Hartlaub sits on one of the antique tractors on display at the Ottawa County Fair. This year the Ottawa County Fair is celebrating its 50th year. To celebrate, the Fair Board has lowered admission to $5. There will also be a 50th anniversary fireworks display Friday night at the…
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Columbus ships Pinta and Nina to land in Lorain

thenina.com On Friday, August 8, the Pinta and the Nina, replicas of Columbus’ ships, will open in Lorain. The ships will be docked at the Black River Landing, 421 Black River Lane, until their departure early Tuesday morning August 12. The Nina was built completely by hand and without the…
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Arts Council takes to the skies

The Greater Port Clinton Area Arts Council hosted a kite flying event at Waterworks Park on July 13. The event has been flying since 2009, and shows no sign of coming down soon. Children were welcomed to design their own free kite and all were welcomed to bring and fly…
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Hessville Road closure July 21-24

Ottawa County will be replacing a crossover on Hessville Road between Weis Road TR #83 and Smith Road TR #151. In order to complete the work Hessville Road will be closed to all traffic during construction. Work will begin July 21 and is expected to be complete by July 24.…
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