Stone Laboratory welcomes new research coordinator

Ohio State University’s Stone Laboratory recently hired Justin Chaffin, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Toledo, as its new research coordinator. He will manage on-site research, the Lab’s Research Experience for Undergraduates, and some of the laboratory renovations currently in progress, along with teaching classes and supporting the lab’s…
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Vendors gather in Oak Harbor for Farmers Market

The Oak Harbor Downtown Committee, in conjunction with the Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce, will be holding the next downtown Oak Harbor Farmers’ Market from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 28.In addition to fresh produce, there will be crafts, baked goods art and more. The Ottawa County…
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First shot kicks off National Matches

One of the grand traditions of our area is the annual National Rifle and Pistol Championships at Camp Perry. One of the even grander traditions of the National Matches is the First Shot Ceremony that opens the matches. Monday’s event was no different.Lt. Gen. William E. Ingram, Director of the…
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County Fair kicks off Monday

The Ottawa County Fair kicks off Monday at the fairgrounds and runs through Sunday, July 22. Below are some of the highlights:Monday• 7:30 p.m. — Grande Parade• 8:30 p.m. — King and Queen ContestTuesday• 8-10 p.m. — Jessica Kenney Band• 8 p.m. — Wagon Wheel IPRA Rodeo
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iPads available at library

Thanks to the Friends of the Ida Rupp Public Library, guests will be able to sign out an iPad for use inside the facility beginning Monday, July 16. Three iPads were purchased for adult use with funding from the Friends and are loaded with apps and ready to be explored.We…
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Public forum scheduled on new Healthy Lake Erie Fund

A public forum will be held July 10 for residents interested in learning more about Ohio’s new Healthy Lake Erie Fund with an opportunity to provide input on solutions to resolving the lake’s algae problems.State Rep. Randy Gardner, sponsor of the Healthy Lake Erie Fund, will host the forum with…
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Kiwanis International honors PC Kiwanis first woman

Twenty-five years ago, Kathy Jo Schweitzer became a member of the local Kiwanis Club of Port Clinton. As the advisor of Port Clinton High School Key Club, she had no idea that her name would go down in history. But it certainly did, as she was recently honored at the…
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