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Winter weather update

As of 7 a.m. Monday, Jan. 6 Ottawa County is under a level 2 snow emergency. A level 2 snow emergency means roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be very icy. Only those who feel it is necessary to drive should be out on the…
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Local Advocate Eryn Sanders Honored with National Youth Development Award

Eryn Sanders, Rural Outreach Coordinator for The Ability Center of Greater Toledo –Ottawa Office, was awarded the APRIL Linda Gonzalez Award at the National APRIL Conference. The Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living (APRIL) is a national grass roots, consumer controlled, non-profit membership organization consisting of Centers for Independent…
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Ottawa County Courts to be closed until noon on Monday, Jan. 6

Administrative Order for Inclement Weather Due to anticipated inclement weather including temperatures of -12 degrees to 7 degrees and potential for significant snow accumulation on Sunday, Jan. 5 and Monday, Jan. 6, all three Ottawa County Courts (Common Pleas Court, Juvenile and Probate Court, and Municipal Court) will not open…
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Newly elected officials sworn into office

Photo by Rachel Below Klimentov On Monday, Dec. 30, the newly elected officials of the City of Port Clinton were sworn in. From left to right: Jerry Tarolli, Margaret Phillips, Ron Aukerman, Gabe Below, Edna Hansen, Cole Hatfield.
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Annual women’s retreat held at Trinity

“Reflecting On Our Many Gifts” is the theme of the 2014 Women’s Retreat at Trinity United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall in Port Clinton on Friday, Jan. 10th from 5:45-9 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 11th from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Co-chairmen Beth Akins and Mary Jane Gibson have planned a variety of…
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Kneeler elves visit St. Boniface Parish

Brian Greggila, Lucas Greggila, John Madison, Ron Powell strip old vinyl and batting from the kneelers. St. Boniface parishioners are not ones to back off from a challenge. In the last few years alone they renovated their church and helped raise $100,000 to save their school. This Christmas season they…
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Weather Alerts for Ottawa County

The Ottawa County Senior Centers are closed today (Jan. 2). Ottawa County home delivered meals are canceled today. Ottawa County is also at this time (9 a.m.) under a level one snow emergency. The village of Oak Harbor has declared a snow emergency. Vehicles must be moved off of the…
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