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An otterly fascinating returnWildlife management's efforts to reintroduce river otters to Ohio proves successful in region

"They’re really kind of a wildlife management success story."

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Firelands Adventure Tours adds Lake Erie Shores and Islands Wine Trail wineries to tour options

In an effort to expand guests’ experiences of the wine resources in the area, Firelands Adventure Tours has partnered with the Ohio Wine Producers Association and Sawmill Creek Resort to expand guests’ wine tasting experience. 

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Sandusky Book Bar expands with outdoor seating

Just in time for summer, Sandusky Book Bar soon will offer outdoor seating options.

Feature Story The machine that cuts out each part into shape before being bent into their proper angles. It's the first step in the process after the raw steel is brought in. Bryan digitized all of the parts in CAD to make the process more efficient.

With 105 years in business, Peerless Ovens continues to rise by turning up the heat

Sandusky-based Peerless Ovens is still going strong after more than 100 years in business.

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Pied Piper sweetens history with new mural

The new mural will feature a dozen landmarks from across Erie County and the state of Ohio.

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Getting ‘Nauti’ at Everwild SpiritsSandusky distillery introduces Nautika Vodka to go along with its bourbons

The Sandusky distillery has introduced Nautika Vodka to go along with its bourbons.

Feature Story Martha Cano and her daughter, Luz, laugh with a customer at La Latinoamericana. (Photo/Jordan Sternberg)

Familia Local: La Latinoamericana brings Latin American flare to Sandusky

La Latinoamericana is more than just a marketplace: it is a community and family for those who are far away from their own.

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Ohio celebrates the remarkable return of trumpeter swansBiggest Week in American Birding continues

The trumpeter swan is one of many things to celebrate in the coming weeks when it comes to birds, wildlife officials say.

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SōLSTAY Lodging & Marina enters its second year with new amenities and rental options

"It’s a beautiful place and we give our guests the best of all things."

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Sandusky Community Celebrations Council announces summer events

The Sandusky Community Celebrations Council has a full slate of activities planned for this summer.

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‘Yes’ to the dress; ‘no’ to the stressOn its 60th anniversary, Brides World works to make women feel beautiful

On the cusp of its 60th anniversary, Brides World works to make women feel beautiful – and at ease.

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Feathers Fly: Kenn Kaufman unveils the rivalry of John J. Audubon and Alexander Wilson in new book

“I feel comfortable saying that no publication before has really looked critically at what these guys wrote to assess their accuracy and reliability.”

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Showing off their skillsStudents from SHS, EHOVE, Vanguard compete at SkillsUSA

Local students demonstrate their career education skills at SkillsUSA competition in Columbus.

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Shores & Islands Ohio hosts annual meeting to share accomplishments and recognize industry partners

Shores & Islands Ohio hosted its annual meeting April 16, which included recognizing local businesses, organizations, and change-makers in the community.

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Meadowbrook Marsh is a must-visit spot for birders

Meadowbrook Marsh is a 198-acre park and nature preserve that is a popular spot for people to walk their dogs, ride bikes, enjoy a picnic and during spring bird migration, look for unusual songbirds, waterfowl, and shorebirds.

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Hidden havenInside Winous Point Marsh Conservancy - Ohio's oldest duck-hunting club turned conservancy

Winous Point Shooting Club is the oldest duck-hunting club in North America, and Winous Point Marsh Conservancy, a research organization developed through the duck hunters conservation efforts to help protect Lake Erie marshes and the creatures that live in them. 

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Erie MetroParks to host Earth Day Extravaganza

Erie MetroParks will celebrate Earth Day again this year with a family-friendly event filled with activities, giveaways, food, entertainment, live animals, exhibits, and more.

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Ohio Justice Bus returns to Sandusky Library April 24

Making its third visit to the Sandusky Library, the Ohio Justice Bus returns to give legal aid to area citizen.

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Behind bars: A look at the historic connection between the Sandusky Library and Erie County Jail

In the bowels of the Sandusky Library is a series of cavernous areas and a jail cell carved into the stone basement with its barred-cell door still intact. 

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A wide spectrum: Shores & Islands showcases myriad resources for those with autism and sensory needs

Shores & Islands showcases myriad resources for those with autism and sensory issues – such as Ability Works’ ‘incredible’ Sensory Space – and is working toward an organization-wide certification