A special boy who has touched a community is laid to rest

Friday morning Devin Kohlman was laid to rest after a beautiful, moving ceremony at Immaculate Conception Church in Port Clinton. Hundreds gathered for the services and by the beginning of the funeral there was standing room only. The ceremony began with Devin’s friends and football teammates filing down the aisle…
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Island Safe Animal Sanctuary rescues NaNa

NaNa with Nancy Benevento-Brown at Island Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary Island Safe Harbor Animal Sanctuary at 360 E. State Street in Port Clinton rescued an older stray from the Westlake Police Department on Tuesday. "How can you say no?" said shelter CEO Nancy Benevento-Brown. “We named her NaNa and she…
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Chris Redfern Town Hall Meeting

Chris Redfern speaking with residents at the Ida Rupp Library On Monday, Nov. 11, Chris Redfern, Representative Ohio House District 89, met with citizens for a question and answer style town meeting at 9:45 a.m. at the Ida Rupp Library in Port Clinton. During the meeting Redfern said he would…
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Lakeside Chautauqua joins the #GivingTuesday movement

Bradley Temple at Lakeside Chautauqua Lakeside Chautauqua, a non-profit institution, has joined #GivingTuesday, a national day of giving. Taking place on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, #GivingTuesday harnesses the collective power of non-profits, families, businesses and individuals to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season.…
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Judge Winters addresses drug problems in Ottawa County

75% of those that come before Ottawa County Probate Court Judge Bruce Winters for a criminal offense test positive for drugs. A majority of those test positive for opiates, most often prescription drugs. Opiate addiction has quadrupled in 15 years, and Ottawa County is no exception. According to Winters, the…
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Salvation Army Programs

The Salvation Army's Ottawa County Unit kicked off the 2013 Red Kettle Campaign last Friday with a breakfast at Catawba Island Club. Northwest Ohio Salvation Army Captain Tawny Cowen-Zanders announced the Campaign Goal would be $64,000 this year. The Salvation Army needs volunteers to help ring the bell during the…
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