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Changes planned for Biggest Week in American Birding

The 2012 Biggest Week in American Birding Festival is quickly approaching.The third annual event, which was hosted by the Black Swamp Bird Observatory near Oak Harbor last year, has moved its headquarters to the Maumee Bay Lodge and Conference Center for this year’s May 4-13 event.
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Barbecue benefits Relay for Life

Tickets are now available for a chicken barbecue on Sunday, April 22, at the Community Market VFW hall in Oak Harbor.The $8 meal includes a half chicken with baked potato, vegetable, roll and butter prepared by Grandma's Backyard BBQ. Service begins at 11 a.m. and lasts until sold out or…
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Second annual Oak Harbor Community Cleanup Day

The second annual Oak Harbor Community Cleanup Day will be April 28. Service clubs, youth groups, homeowner associations, community groups, businesses, families and individuals are encouraged to take part in this annual event. The goal is to clean up debris and trash from the downtown community. Community Markets will be…
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Juvenile Court presents 'Bridges out of Poverty' seminar

The Ottawa County Juvenile Court, in conjunction with the United Way of Ottawa County, Ottawa County Department of Job and Family Services and Ottawa County CASA, presents nationally recognized speaker Jodi Pfarr on “Bridges out of Poverty” on Friday, April 20, at the Port Clinton Elks Lodge. “Bridges out of…
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St. Joseph’s will celebrate the Feast of Divine Mercy

St. Joseph Catholic Church will celebrate “The Feast of Divine Mercy” at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 15. All are invited for this special occasion. The hour of prayer will include scripture readings and songs of the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, Veneration of the Image of the Divine…
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Ottawa County's Best Kept Secrets

The Leadership Class of 2012 is looking to shed light on Ottawa County’s best kept secrets — those little-known projects locals quietly undertake to help others. These volunteers donate their time or efforts for nothing more than the satisfaction of knowing they have made someone’s day a little brighter or…
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Bombers drop in on PC

Two World War II planes along with their crews landed at Carl Keller Field Monday as part of annual training exercises. The group — from the Yankee Air Museum in Belleville, Mich., — brought B-17 and B-25 bombers out for check rides for the first time after maintenance.“Once a year…
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