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Coalition objects to Davis-Besse plant upgrades
A coalition of environmental groups has petitioned federal regulators to hold license-amendment hearings regarding FirstEnergy's plans to replace steam generators at the Davis-Besse nuclear power plant -- a hearing the groups say should have been held years ago.
Mon May 20, 2013
Genoa teachers undergo "shots fired" training
Shots rang out in the halls of Genoa schools Monday but teachers didn't panic. They knew it was going to happen beforehand.
Ottawa County - Transitional housing for men proposed
Two forums scheduled for next week will explain "The Lighthouse" project's need and discuss opportunities.
Suburbs slump below poverty line
A customer enters a resale center in Port Clinton. Despite the illusion of prosperity given Ottawa County's proximity to the lake, much of that county's employment is either seasonal or part time.
Sat May 18, 2013
Lotto hopefuls flock to 'lucky' convenience store
Lotto hopefuls are flocking to a Curtice convenience store that's known for paying out big prizes.
Mon May 13, 2013
Ottawa Co. Police Memorial Day ceremony honors fallen heroes
Monday marks the beginning of National Police Memorial Week. It's a time to remember the heroes who have died while protecting the community.
Sat May 11, 2013
Arrest prompts lawsuit
In a 17-page lawsuit filed in Ottawa County Common Pleas court last month, Anthony Simon, of Genoa, named police Chief Terry Mitchell and three neighbors in the complaint.
CCW permits double in Ohio
The number of Ohioans who have obtained concealed-carry permits has almost doubled across the state ever since the Sandy Hook shootings and ramped-up talks on gun control.
Wed May 08, 2013
Fremont man charged with wife's death
Randall Ross, who authorities say killed his wife and then shot himself twice in the head in March, was released from Mercy St.
Port Clinton lawyer fills elections board opening
Secretary of State Jon Husted has appointed Port Clinton lawyer Adrienne Hines to a seat on the Ottawa County Board of Elections.
Mon May 06, 2013
Ottawa County - Demolition work on course to meet goal
After a delayed start due to having to cut through more red tape than originally expected, Ottawa Residential Services, Inc.
Sun May 05, 2013
ODOT to fill old mine with grout
Two years after stringing sensors under a part of State Rt. 2 that passes over an abandoned gypsum mine, the Ohio Department of Transportation plans to start a more permanent cure for the risk that the old tunnel might collapse someday.
Thu May 02, 2013
One injured in lot collision
A Port Clinton man was taken to Magruder Hospital after an accident Thursday afternoon at one of the county's busiest intersections.
Recycle old appliances, scrap metal
Items accepted include washing machines, dryers, ovens, stoves, hot water heaters, refrigerators, freezers, microwaves, dehumidifiers, furnaces, air conditioners, water fountains, etc.
Drug fugitive in two local courts on same day, serving time for resisting arrest
Norwalk Municipal Court Judge John Ridge suspended another 20 days on the second-degree misdemeanor and placed him on inactive probation for two years.
Wed May 01, 2013
For the Record: Suspicious man following girls in Genoa park
* 10:38 a.m. -- Harassment in the 200 block of Main Street, Clay Township. * 12:22 p.m. -- Electrical fire at Sand and Christy Chapel roads, Bay Township.
144 golfers help support the local American Red Cross effort
The 27th annual American Red Cross Materion Golf Scramble was recently attended by 144 golfers at Oak Harbor Golf Club.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Food stamp fraud in Ohio
Even though people still refer to them as food stamps, Ohio did away with the paper coupons more than a decade ago.
TPD initiative to curb crime
Toledo Police are working to clean up crime-ridden neighborhoods. Last week, officers wrapped up another round of target enforcement in central Toledo.
Oak Harbor: A good cause at the fairgrounds
The Ottawa County Fairgrounds is the place to be this weekend. There is something for everyone.