“Teach Me” demonstrations at Port Clinton

Shyia Havens demonstrates how to make a ham and cheese sandwich in Ms.Kerry Fial’s Fleet 6 Language Arts Class at Port Clinton Middle School. The students are studying transitions and presented “Teach Me” demonstrations explaining how to do a task.  Presentations ranged from making brownies, sandwiches, and bead bracelets, to creating an origami frog. 

See more pictures and the video webcast of the lesson at


Sobriety checkpoint on Sept. 28

On Sept. 28, the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office will come together with other law enforcement agencies to conduct a sobriety checkpoint. The hours of operation will be from 11 p.m. until 1 a.m., followed by an hour of saturation patrol of the area. If you plan on consuming alcoholic beverages that night, please make plans to have a designated driver or taxi.


Pack a Pick-Up with the Girl Scouts

Friday, Sept. 27-Sunday, Sept. 29, at the Kids Zone at the Port Clinton Harvest Festival, the Girl Scouts will be packing a pick-up for Ottawa County community food banks. All non-perishable food items and personal care items will be accepted. 

For more information, contact Heidy at 419.341.1029.


Midwest Birding Symposium at Lakeside

At the Midwest Birding Symposium at Lakeside this weekend, birders met for seminars, to see the latest in equipment, to introduce young birders to one of the world’s fastest growing sports/hobbies, and, of course, to watch birds. The Big Birds of the birding world, as with most birders, were very accessible.


Learning with technology at ICS

Brik Barna and Martina Cass look at temperature changes through out the week using their Chrome Book.

This school year has brought many changes to the classrooms at ICS, including the addition of Chrome books. Chrome books allow the students access to a whole new world of interactive learning through educational apps and the internet.


Edgewood Manor hosts therapy reunion

Edgewood Manor Therapy Team with Homeward Bound Therapy graduates.

The Rehabilitation Team at Edgewood Manor Nursing Center recently hosted a Rehab Reunion to celebrate National Rehabilitation Awareness Week. The event began with a delicious lunch prepared by Chef Andrew Ward followed by a talk from Barbara Limpert of Port Clinton about her physical and occupational therapy experiences. Mrs. Limpert stated, “I have never been to a place that is so positive. No matter what the situation they are always upbeat.”  Mrs. Limpert continued by saying, “I realized once I got home I still needed to work on some things so I continue to come to Edgewood for outpatient therapy.”


Lady Redskins take on Margaretta


The Lady Redskins volleyball team played the Lady Bears Tuesday night. The JV team fell in two 15-25, 15-25. Ellen Walters was aggressive in the front row while Chloe Cook and Abigail Wuersig served well for the Redskins. The Varsity team lost in three 12-25, 11-25, 11-25. Sophomore Sydney Alexander led the Lady Redskins with 5 kills and 7 digs while sophomore Marrisa Day added 11 digs and junior Allie Schroeder chipped in 7. The Lady Redskins are back in action Thursday at SMCC.


Noodle Heads win Family Frenzy

The winning Family Frenzy Noodle Head team of Lindsey Mulligan, Julie McCord, Michelle Miller, Vicky King and Kim Sedlak.

Joyful Connections held its “Family Frenzy” event on Saturday at the Catawba Island Township Hall. Family Frenzy, played in a similar fashion to the game show “Family Feud”, had six teams competing this year. All proceeds benefit Joyful Connections, whose mission is to provide a child-focused, healthy, safe, and home-like environment where children can interact with family members in a non-judgmental setting.

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