Woeful fines for walleye poaching

An open letter to the Ottawa County Municipal Court The mission of our organization is to fully support and protect the Lake Erie fishery. That is supposed to be one of your missions, as well. The incident involving poaching walleye by a group from Wisconsin has all of our members…
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Fourth of July Fireworks

Dear Editor, We all know that a dozen of anything is 12; and, a baker’s dozen is 13. I’d like to introduce you to an EXPLOSIVE DOZEN! The EXPLOSIVE DOZEN are 15 people in the Port Clinton area selected because they are leaders and charged with the goal of collectively…
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Tools for School serves 476 students

Every year since 2002, The Salvation Army-Port Clinton Service Unit has offered a school supply assistance program (Tools for School) in August. This year the program served 476 Ottawa County students with school supplies and a new backpack. Since this program was funded by donations and grants, the success was…
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Perch, Peach, Pierogi and Polka Festival

The Port Clinton Knights of Columbus would like to thank everyone who supported and attended the 12th annual Perch, Peach, Pierogi and Polka Festival over the Labor Day weekend. The event was attended by over 4000 people, many coming from places as far as New York, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan and…
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Port Clinton Lighthouse Conservancy

Citizens of Port Clinton, We wish to extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who assisted in the move of the lighthouse to its new location, donating time, money, and/or resources to make the relocation possible. Without their efforts and support we could not have done it. A great many individuals…
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The Ability Center Youth Leadership Group

L to R: Taylor, Eryn Sanders, John Schaffner and Keegan. The Ability Center is a non-profit center for independent living. We assist people of all ages and any disability to live, work, and socialize independently in their community. The Center offers a number of programs including an equipment loan program,…
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Walk to Remember thank you

On August 14, The Compassionate Friends of Ottawa County held the 6th annual Walk To Remember for bereaved families who live with the loss of a child, grandchild or sibling. This year the walk hosted approximately 100 family members from all over the area. These families come together to celebrate…
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