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3 hrs ago | News Herald

For the record: Hubcab and mower stolen from yard

Wednesday THEFT * 12:42 a.m., a caller reported that his brother sole various items from his house overnight, 6800 block of West Harbor Road, Erie Township.

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Related Topix: Port Clinton, OH

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Press

Bomb threat still being investigated

Authorities are still investigating bomb threats that occurred at the end of the classes Monday at two Oak Harbor schools.

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Related Topix: Oak Harbor, OH, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Kids, Fire, Rocky Ridge, OH

News Herald

Man denies robbery, bomb threat charges

A local man on Wednesday denied charges of robbing a smoke shop and making a bomb threat against Port Clinton High School on April 1. Alex Fletcher, 24, Portage Township, pleaded not guilty in Ottawa County Common Pleas Court to one felony count each of inducing panic, disrupting public services and aggravated robbery.

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Related Topix: Port Clinton, OH, Clinton, OH

News Herald

Genoa hires Toledo police captain as new chief

Toledo Police Capt. Brad Weis was recently hired as the new Genoa police chief. He will begin his duties in mid-to-late May. Police consultant Mark Putnam was hired by the village to oversee the police chief search.

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Related Topix: Genoa, OH, Oak Harbor, OH, Elmore, OH

Sandusky Register

Aging actively

Serving Our Seniors has found fewer retirees are volunteering. While I understand many older Americans volunteer their time to take care of grandchildren, and a trip to any store is evidence many are still in need of paid employment, this doesn't negate the need for senior citizens to do their part to make their community a more compassionate place ... (more)

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Erie County, OH

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The News-Messenger

Biggest Week in American Birding starts May 6

In less than two weeks, a massive influx of colorful and distinctive birds will fly through Northwest Ohio, stopping along the way in Lake Erie marshes on their northern migration.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock

News Herald

Veteran of the Year 2013 presentation

A presentation is scheduled for 7 p.m. April 30 at the Oak Harbor VFW 8732, 251 W. Main St. The event is open to the public.

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Related Topix: Oak Harbor, OH

The News-Messenger

Club News: Master Gardeners, Old Fort Flames Auxiliary

Vice President Jill Groves presided, with 25 members present. Minutes and treasurer's report were read and approved.

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Related Topix: Old Fort, OH, Sandusky County, OH, Home Gardening, Home, Clyde, OH, Fremont, OH

Mon Apr 21, 2014

News Herald

Danbury dog show to benefit Humane Society

All dog owners are invited to the first-ever dog show May 18 at the Danbury Township Bark until Dark Off-Leash Dog Park, 310 Bridge Road .

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The News-Messenger

Household hazardous waste to be collected

The Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca Joint Solid Waste District is sponsoring a household hazardous waste collection from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sandusky, OH, Bellevue, OH, Fostoria, OH, Oak Harbor, OH, Sandusky County, OH

News Herald

For the record: Man charged with drunken driving after crash

CHARGED * A 33-year-old Oak Harbor man was arrested by Oak Harbor police and charged with domestic violence.

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Related Topix: Lacarne, OH, Oak Harbor, OH

Sun Apr 20, 2014

News Herald

Students win OSS contest

Ottawa, Sandusky and Seneca County fifth-grade students recently participated in the OSS Solid Waste District's Billboard Contest.

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Related Topix: Seneca County, OH

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Sandusky Register

Family, friends keep searching

While government search crews have suspended their efforts to find two boat-crash victims still missing in Lake Erie, family and friends continued to search the waters late into Friday.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Rossford, OH, Perrysburg, OH

Fri Apr 18, 2014

News Herald

For the record: Deputies say woman hid to avoid arrest

Deputies went to the home to arrest her on warrants from Ottawa County Municipal Court.

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Related Topix: Rocky Ridge, OH

Toledo Blade

Crews continue search for 2 missing boaters

Crews continue today to look for two men who were part of a fishing trip on Lake Erie in western Ottawa County that ended in tragedy when the 21-foot fishing boat was found submerged off Locust Point.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Rossford, OH, Maumee, OH

Thu Apr 17, 2014

News Herald

Man charged with bomb threat, smoke shop robbery

The man charged with robbing a smoke shop April 1 was indicted Thursday on charges of making a bomb threat to Port Clinton High School as a diversion for the robbery.

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Related Topix: Clinton, OH, Port Clinton, OH

News Herald

Man charged with collecting dead wife's disability checks

A city man was charged Thursday with cashing his wife's disability checks for more than three years after she died.

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Related Topix: Port Clinton, OH, Marblehead, OH

News Herald

School defends spelling bee title

Ottawa County Christian Academy's elementary students won five of six individual awards, as well as the overall school championship trophy, at the 2014 Christian Academies of Northwest Ohio Spelling Bee and Speech Competition at Temple Christian Academy.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Oak Harbor, OH, Genoa, OH

WKYC-TV Cleveland

2 bodies recovered in search for missing boaters

Officials confirm that two bodies, both wearing life jackets, have been recovered in the continued search for several missing boaters in Lake Erie.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Toledo Blade

Toledo police captain retires

If there's one thing that Capt. Brad Weis has learned in 37 years on the Toledo Police Department, it's "never say never."

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH, Genoa, OH, Oak Harbor, OH

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