3 hrs ago
Jobless rate rises in Jan.
Chandler, left, and Chelsea Haar, twins from Luckey, Ohio, who are licensed massage therapists, fill out applications at a Stautzenberger College job fair in Maumee.
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Toledo, Lucas Co. jobless rates improve
The estimated unemployment rate for Lucas County was 8.2 percent in January, down two full percentage points from last year, state officials said Tuesday.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Who you are online can hurt or help you, speakers tell students
Five years ago, a drug company was looking for a sales representative in the Cleveland area and had two excellent candidates.
For the record: Tools stolen from garage
He was being held in the Ottawa County Detention Facility on a $11,025 bond. * A 39-year-old Elmore woman was arrested by Elmore police and charged with domestic violence.
Harris Twp.- Plans for expanded EMS progressing
The Harris Township trustees plan to have sufficient personnel hired by early April to provide 24-hour emergency medical service in the township and Village of Elmore.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Fallen officer was father of 2, local coach
A crowd of about 40 people stood in silence holding, candles outside a West State Street bar Sunday evening just hours after a gunman took three lives there, including an off-duty police officer and a bartender.
DD board host pancake, sausage breakfast
<![CDATA[The Ottawa County Board of Developmental Disabilities is hosting several events to recognize March as DD Awareness Month, including a pancake and sausage breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Port Clinton Knights of Columbus 1750 Hall, 109 E. Perry St. Other activities planned for March include The fourth annual Volleyball Challenge from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, library displays and posters and billboards throughout Ottawa County.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Magee Marsh closes areas for eagles
Two nesting pairs of American bald eagles, the national bird, have settled recently at Magee Marsh.
Casino revenue short of promises
In Ohio's first year with four operating casinos, revenues have fallen about $1 billion short of campaign promises, leaving county and school officials with significantly smaller tax payouts.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Dealership invests in community
Representatives from local businesses and organizations gathered to tour the newly renovated Baumann Auto Center during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Praying, fasting, giving
Churches across Ottawa County marked the beginning of the season of Lent with the imposition of ashes during various services throughout the day Wednesday.
Woman gets six months in her role in Put-in-Bay killing case
A Rocky River woman will spend six months in local jail for helping cover up the 2011 killing of a man at Put-in-Bay, a judge ruled Wednesday.
For the record: K-9 finds suspected marijuana in car
He is being held without bail in the Ottawa County Detention Facility. K-9 ASSIST * 6:25 p.m., the sheriff's office assisted Clay Township police in a search of car that was stopped for possible drunken driving and drugs, Ohio 51 at Opfer-Lentz Road, Clay Township.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Quintet to present free concerts
The Brass Quintet will perform at 2 p.m. at Riverview Health Care Campus Ohio 163 in Oak Harbor and at 3:30 p.m. at Otterbein North Shore Retirement Community in Marblehead.
Authorities looking for man charged with baby assault
Authorities are looking for a local man charged with assaulting a baby in December at a Port Clinton apartment.
343 impaired-driving crashes in Lucas in 2013
The Highway Patrol released impaired-driving statistics on Monday, showing that there were 11,226 such crashes in the state last year.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Charges filed after car entries and chase
Authorities are searching for a man who fled a sheriff's deputy early Saturday while the deputy was investigating a report of break-ins to vehicles, the sheriff's office said.
For the record: Woman reports spanking of child with wooden spoon
The man told a deputy he tried to take the charger because he wanted it but couldn't afford it.
Ottawa County - Schools, firms aim to create "workforce pipeline"
Ottawa County school officials and businesses are looking at forging a partnership to spread the word and job opportunities among students.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Is 2014 the year for gay marriage in Ohio?
Robert Johnson-Keeton grew up in a religious community just outside Chillicothe.