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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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Author sets off on lakeside adventure

Author Loreen Niewenhuis set off on a 1,000-mile journey around the Great Lakes Sunday in Ottawa County. Her walk — which will touch each of the five great lakes — isn’t the first time she’s taken to the shore. In 2009, Niewenhuis walked the perimeter of Lake Michigan which led…
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Volunteers needed for FLW walleye tourney

The City of Port Clinton, Lake Erie Shores and Islands and the Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce are hosting the FLW Outdoors Walleye Tour Fishing Tournament in May. The tournament will feature 300 anglers from 25 states and national television coverage on VERSUS. FLW Outdoors, named after Forrest L.…
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Regional team launches War of 1812 bicentennial celebration

United States Secretary of the Navy, Ray Mabus, recently launched the Navy’s commemoration honoring the bicentennial of the War of 1812 at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. A regional team from the volunteer, nonprofit Perry Group presented the Secretary with a “Battle of Lake Erie Bicentennial Celebration” commemorative…
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Chamber offers ink cartridge recycling

The Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce accepts used ink and toner through the office’s ink recycling program. Once a month, the ink cartidges are turned in to be recycled. Businesses or individuals can drop off any size ink or toner at the chamber office from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30…
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