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Car lovers flock to Cars for Critters

On Sunday, September 28, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge hosted its 7th annual Cars for Critters benefit car show. Over 220 cars were involved in the event. Drivers picked from a variety of critter themed classes to show off their vehicles including: best bird, mammal, fish, insect, reptile, street rod, antique,…
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Senator Gardner Hosts Oak Harbor’s Micah Mensing at Statehouse

Gardner and Mensing on the Senate floor. Oak Harbor High School senior Micah Mensing joined hundreds of FFA members throughout Ohio at a special legislative event at the Statehouse Wednesday. Mensing, District 1 FFA President, was hosted by Ottawa County Senator Randy Gardner on a brief tour of the Statehouse…
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WWII TMB Avengers take to the skies

Charlie Cartledge of the Lake Erie Warbirds and a major orchestrator of this event waves to the crowd before taking flight Saturday at the reunion. The Lake Erie Warbirds hosted a WWII TBM Avenger gathering and final reunion at the Liberty Aviation Museum on Saturday, September 27.
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Are the Mayor’s statements meant to confuse?

Rick Noderer of Citizens Organized for Responsible Development (CORD), under the Ohio Sunshine Law, did a public record’s request through City Hall requesting copies of leases from the City leasing property. Noderer requested leases from 2009 to 2014 and only received two documents back from the City. “From my request…
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Driftmyer receives Quilt of Valor

Sunday afternoon, the family of Carl Driftmyer, 86, of Portage Township surprised him with a very special honor at the Liberty Air Museum. Army Private Driftmyer, a veteran of the Korean War who served 10 months driving tanks on the front lines, was presented with a Quilt of Valor by…
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Candidates and issues night October 2

The public is invited to a forum where candidates for public offices and issues representatives will have an opportunity to present their platforms. Candidates for Ottawa County offices including judiciary candidates, commissioner, auditor, and state and federal offices have been invited. Representatives supporting and opposing Issue 6 regarding the parks…
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