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Coastline takes a beating

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Coastline takes a beating

Waves crash up onto the pier in Lakeside Chautauqua as debris shows were the water levels were previously. This photo was taken around 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 3.

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Mayoral candidates: Mayor Vince Leone an…

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Mayoral candidates: Mayor Vince Leone and Hugh Wheeler Jr.

The inaugural Candidate Debate Night was held at the Elk’s Lodge in Port Clinton at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 1. Just under 150 people attended the event and WPCR...

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Steven Arndt Sworn in as State Represent…

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Steven Arndt Sworn in as State Representative of the 89th Ohio House District

Speaker of the Ohio House Clifford A. Rosenberger (R-Clarksville) today announced that Steven Arndt has been sworn in as state representative of the 89th House District.

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‘The Great Swami’ predicts the future

 Ok, it is New Year’s, so it is time once again for The Great Swami (otherwise known as your slightly cynical Beacon newspaper publisher) to predict what Ottawa County will look like in the year 2023. Just having a little fun, OK?


Wylie Walleye welcomes 2013

Neither the early evening dusting of snow nor the no-go of a scheduled gig on the David Letterman Show dampened the enthusiasm of Wylie the Walleye and his gathered fans as for the 16th year he dropped at midnight in downtown Port Clinton.
One explanation given for the scheduled David Letterman Show no-go was they were not able to broadcast the feed due to band width mismatch and intermittent signals.  However, the Show then broadcast a rerun, so confusion remains, especially since The Letterman Show initiated the contact with WPCR and the Walleye Madness committee.

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