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Where in the world is The Beacon?

29-11-2015 Hits:127

Here Chris Bodnar brought his Beacon to Bend, Oregon. In the background is Pilot Butte. Has your Beacon traveled somewhere with you? Send your photo to Jasmine at editor@thebeacon.net.

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Red Fern Inn at Rocky Point Winery

28-11-2015 Hits:403

Chris Redfern at Red Fern Inn at Rocky Point Winery. “Three years ago Kim and I walked through buildings in downtown Port Clinton, Catawba Island Township and Marblehead. People thought my...

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Snoochy Poochy

27-11-2015 Hits:217

Amanda Linton, left, and her daughter, Joey, out in front of the Snoochy Poochy. Amanda Linton, owner of Snoochy Poochy, has always worked with animals. Her mother owned a boarding kennel...

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Lake Erie holds secrets beneath her surface

The map here shows the location of the ship which was previously believed to be in Canadian waters.

In August, just a few months before the 40th anniversary of the sinking of the Edmond Fitzgerald, divers uncovered a sunken ship near the Kelleys Island Shoal in Lake Erie. In late October the Marblehead Coast Guard investigated the wreck after reports of an odor coming from the area in the lake. Divers took measurements of the vessel that matched the Argo’s dimensions listed in historical records.


2015 algal bloom most severe this century

According to the Experimental Lake Erie Harmful Algal Bloom Bulletin released by NOAA (National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration), National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science and Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory on Tuesday, Nov. 10, the 2015 harmful algal bloom in western Lake Erie was the most severe this century.

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