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Catawba Peach and Wine Festival

30-07-2015 Hits:99

Catawba Peach and Wine Festival

Peach harvest from 1914.Most area residents know of the great history of peaches growing in the Catawba Island area.  Few, however, realize the importance of this particular year as it...

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The health of Lake Erie

29-07-2015 Hits:646

The health of Lake Erie

A satellite image by NOAA taken July 27 shows the algal bloom near the area.As predicted by multiple organizations, there is a harmful algal bloom in Lake Erie. How we’ve...

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Sea hawks are making a comeback in Ottaw…

26-07-2015 Hits:231

Sea hawks are making a comeback in Ottawa County

A female Osprey getting banded at ONWR. By Heidi Hughes, Ottawa National Wildlife RefugePhotos by Heidi HughesNot the football team.  We’re talking about real, live fish eating birds of prey: Ospreys.

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Aline M. Alge April 6, 1924-May 19, 2014

Aline M. Alge, 90, of Catawba Island, died Monday, May 19, at Providence Care Center in Sandusky. She was born on April 6, 1924 in Robinson, Illinois. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday, June 2, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 414 Madison Street,…
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Ila Jean Kendall July 14, 1926-May 19, 2014

Ila Jean Kendall, 87, of Port Clinton, died Monday, May 19, at Edgewood Manor Nursing Center in Port Clinton. She was born on July 14, 1926 in Oak Harbor, the daughter of the late Clifford and Leona (Scott) Franck. She married George V. Kendall on July 24, 1944 and he…
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Alexa Danielle Knoth-Gilmore

Alexa Danielle Knoth-Gilmore, 1, of Port Clinton, passed away Tuesday, May 20, at the Toledo Children’s Hospital, Toledo. Arrangements are pending at Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton.
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Velliquette-Lochotki Wedding

Joshua and Jolene (Velliquette) Lochotki were married September 21, 2013, at Schedel Gardens in Elmore, OH. Jolene’s best friends Erika Browne and Annie Olson were her maids of honor. Jolene’s sister Stacey Nickloy and Joshua’s sister Jessica Lochotzki were bridesmaids. Samantha Nickloy, niece of Jolene, was junior bridesmaid. Mailey Parker-Mowel,…
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Real estate transfers

Benton Township 5-14-14 Hartman Kremer, LLC to Timothy R. and Catherine M. Smarkel, 0 Toussaint North Road, new split 5.062 acres, $125,000. Carroll Township 5-14-14 Edward J. Palmer to Ronald J. Wagner, 11920 West Genzman Road, $115,000.
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Marriage licenses

Kyle Beck, 26, engineer, and Jeanna McWatters, 25, animal hospital manager, both of Oak Harbor. Justin Laffey, 27, journeyman machinist, and Laura Woda, 21, veterinary technician, both of Millbury. Andrew Poiry, 25, stockman, and Rachel Matthews, 23, cashier, both of Port Clinton. Benjamin Reinbolt, 34, truck driver, and Maria Meyer,…
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Melissa Sue Williams

Melissa Sue Williams, 30, of Fairview Park, Ohio, died Friday, May 16. The Robinson-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory of Oak Harbor is handling arrangements.
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