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Judge Winters addresses drug problems in Ottawa County

75% of those that come before Ottawa County Probate Court Judge Bruce Winters for a criminal offense test positive for drugs. A majority of those test positive for opiates, most often prescription drugs. Opiate addiction has quadrupled in 15 years, and Ottawa County is no exception. According to Winters, the…
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Salvation Army Programs

The Salvation Army's Ottawa County Unit kicked off the 2013 Red Kettle Campaign last Friday with a breakfast at Catawba Island Club. Northwest Ohio Salvation Army Captain Tawny Cowen-Zanders announced the Campaign Goal would be $64,000 this year. The Salvation Army needs volunteers to help ring the bell during the…
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Riverview Holiday Crafts show Nov. 16

Luann Kramer of Riverview purchasing a Michigan personalized tutu outfit with hair bow at the 2012 Home for the Holidays Craft and Comfort Show. Riverview Health Care Campus will be hosting it’s in annual “Home for the Holidays” Craft & Comforts Show this Saturday, Nov. 16, from 9 a.m. until…
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Cathy goes to Washington

Cathy Allen This week Cathy Allen of Marblehead, representing the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge Association (ONWRA), is in Washington to take part in the Land and Water Conservation Fund Coalition fly-in. Allen, former executive director of the Ohio League of Conservation Voters, will be joined by Matt Misicka, Vice President…
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Early Snow

Photo by Jasmine Cupp On Sunday Chris Deerhake, 22, of Marblehead, died.On Monday Devin Kohlman, 13, of Port Clinton, died. Monday evening an early-season snow fell. Early snow
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Salvation Army launches Red Kettle Campaign

At the Red Kettle Campaign kickoff (l-r): Ottawa County Sheriff Steve Levorchik, Port Clinton Mayor Vince Leone, Ottawa County Salvation Army Director Maureen Saponari, and Capt. Tawny Cowen-Zanders, Area Coordinator-The Salvation Army of Northwest Ohio. Photo by John Schaffner. The Salvation Army's Ottawa County Unit kicked off the 2013 Red…
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