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The North Central CERT consortium will provide three days of disaster response training for local volunteers on April 27-29 at Terra State Community College, 2830 Napoleon Road, Fremont. There is no charge for the training. The conference will run on Friday evening and all day Saturday and Sunday.This program, titled…
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Litter crews hit the road

The OSS Solid Waste District and the county juvenile courts of Ottawa, Sandusky and Seneca counties are working together to improve and expand litter pickup on township and county roadways throughout the three-county area. One of the district’s goals is to make residents more aware that discarded trash along roadways…
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Local among top showmen at 2012 Ohio Beef Expo

Junior showmen competed in two showmanship contests at the 2012 Ohio Beef Expo on March 16-17 in Columbus. The competitions, held at the Ohio Expo Center, featured four age divisions. Awards for the two competitions totaled more than $5,000 and were sponsored by Green Oak Farms. Friday’s competition was judged…
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Judge Hany is featured speaker at conference

Frederick (Fritz) C. Hany II, judge of the Ottawa County Municipal Court, was one of the featured speakers at a Ohio Judicial College conference held in Cleveland. Hany addressed more than 130 judges and judicial officials from Municipal Courts throughout Northeast Ohio.
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Vietnam memorial searching for next of kin

If you are the next of kin of an Ottawa County Vietnam veteran who was a casualty of the Vietnam War, the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall committee is looking for you. The memorial will be on display Aug. 9-12 in Elmore. Contact Ronald Distel at 419-862-2344 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information. 
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McCallum’s work to hang in Toledo Library

Two pieces of Jodie McCallum’s original artwork will be on permanent display within the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library. The artworks are from her recently published books “The 12 Days of Christmas” and “Jesus Loves Me.” The books are available throughout the country at Books-A-Million stores.
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Bring back our children

Bring back our children — that is the focus of an ongoing project by the Leadership Ottawa County Class of 2012. The group is working to bring awareness to the need for more foster care families in Ottawa County. Right now, there are about 25 children placed in foster care…
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