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Thursday, June 22, 2017

Sandusky pursuit suspect yet to be found The man who escaped Sandusky Police on Tuesday has not yet been located. 23 year-old Vimal Patel fled on foot from authorities after running a curb and hitting a house in a vehicle at the corner of Polk and Shelby streets. Patel was originally reported as middle-Eastern; but police have confirmed he is of Indian descent. Patel is just over 5 foot tall and of slender build. Authorities say to call 911 and to not approach if located; as Patel is possibly armed.   ‘Wall that Heals’ Vietnam memorial replica now on display in Bellevue The half-scale Vietnam Memorial replica, ‘The Wall that Heals’, arrived in Bellevue on Wednesday afternoon via a large motorcycle escort. Gary Knight, District Captain for Patriot Guard Riders, told WLKR News that the ride was humbling and sobering with a great show of patriotism as he helped lead the parade of around 450 motorcycles from Sandusky through Norwalk, Milan, and Monroeville before arriving in Central Park in Bellevue. Opening ceremonies for ‘The Wall That Heals’ takes place today at 12 noon; with a parade tonight at 7:00 and a candlelight vigil at the wall this evening at 9:00 pm.   Bellevue Community Days begin today It’s a busy weekend in Bellevue, as the 15th edition of Bellevue Community Days gets underway later this afternoon at Greenwood Heights and Robert Peters parks. The midway opens today at 4:00 pm with a parade tonight at 7:00 pm featuring a new downtown route. Fireworks are planned for Friday night at 10:30 pm. The festival runs through Saturday evening.   Huron County Public Health awarded $15,000 grant Huron County Public Health has received a $15,000 ‘Safe Routes to School’ grant that they will use to fight childhood obesity. According to ODOT, the purpose of the grant is to encourage students to walk or ride their bike to school through projects such as improving sidewalks and crossings; as well as safety education.   Norwalk City Council approves money for splash pad City Council in Norwalk has passed a resolution to accept a $200,000 state grant to build a splash pad at the Ernsthausen Community Center. The 40-by-80 foot splash pad will likely cost $246,000 with construction to start after the pool closes in the fall. It will be located east of the zero-depth entry to the outside pool.   Erie and Ottawa County Mental health board hires new director The Mental Health and Recovery Board of Erie and Ottawa Counties have voted to formally hire Brenda Cronin as their new executive director. Cronin comes from Columbus; where she was area manager for Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities. Cronin’s salary will be $100,000. The board fired former executive director Kirk Halliday in March for wrongdoing; which Halliday is appealing.   NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST – 6/22 Today Partly sunny, with a high near 89.   Tonight A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.   Friday Showers and thunderstorms. High near 80.   Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Sandusky chase suspect yet to be found

The man who escaped Sandusky Police on Tuesday has not yet been located.

23 year-old Vimal Patel fled on foot from authorities after running a curb and hitting a house in a vehicle at the corner of Polk and Shelby streets.

Patel was originally reported as middle-Eastern; but police have confirmed he is of Indian descent.  Patel is just over 5 foot tall and of slender build.

Authorities say to call 911 and to not approach if located.

Patel is possibly armed.

 

‘Wall that Heals’ Vietnam memorial replica now on display in Bellevue

The half-scale Vietnam Memorial replica, ‘The Wall that Heals’, arrived in Bellevue on Wednesday afternoon via a large motorcycle escort.

Gary Knight, District Captain for Patriot Guard Riders, said the ride was humbling and sobering with a great show of patriotism as he helped lead the parade of around 450 motorcycles from Sandusky through Norwalk, Milan, and Monroeville before arriving in Central Park in Bellevue.

Opening ceremonies for ‘The Wall That Heals’ takes place today at 12 noon; with a parade tonight at 7:00 and a candlelight vigil at the wall this evening at 9:00 pm.

 

Bellevue Community Days begin today

It’s a busy weekend in Bellevue, as the 15th edition of Bellevue Community Days gets underway later this afternoon at Greenwood Heights and Robert Peters parks.

The midway opens today at 4:00 pm with a parade tonight at 7:00 pm featuring a new downtown route.

Fireworks are planned for Friday night at 10:30 pm.

The festival runs through Saturday evening.

 

Huron County Public Health awarded $15,000 grant

Huron County Public Health has received a $15,000 ‘Safe Routes to School’ grant that they will use to fight childhood obesity.

According to ODOT, the purpose of the grant is to encourage students to walk or ride their bike to school through projects such as improving sidewalks and crossings; as well as safety education.

 

Norwalk City Council approves money for splash pad

City Council in Norwalk has passed a resolution to accept a $200,000 state grant to build a splash pad at the Ernsthausen Community Center.

The 40-by-80 foot splash pad will likely cost $246,000 with construction to start after the pool closes in the fall.

It will be located east of the zero-depth entry to the outside pool.

 

Erie and Ottawa County Mental health board hires new director

The Mental Health and Recovery Board of Erie and Ottawa Counties have voted to formally hire Brenda Cronin as their new executive director.

Cronin comes from Columbus; where she was area manager for Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities.

Cronin’s salary will be $100,000.

The board fired former executive director Kirk Halliday in March for wrongdoing; which Halliday is appealing.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST – 6/22

Today

Partly sunny, with a high near 89.

 

Tonight

A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight.

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

 

Friday

Showers and thunderstorms. High near 80.

 

Saturday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Sandusky Police searching for possible armed man on the loose

Sandusky authorities are warning residents to be on guard for a possible armed man who escaped during a pursuit on Tuesday.

The suspect is 23 year-old Vimal Patel, is described as just over 5-foot tall, thin and of Middle Eastern descent.  He was last seen in a white shirt.

If spotted, call 911, and do not approach.

Patel fled on foot from police late Tuesday afternoon after running a curb and hitting a house on the corner of Polk and Shelby streets.

 

 ‘Wall that Heals’ arriving today in Bellevue

The traveling Vietnam Memorial replica, ‘The Wall that Heals’, arrives today in Bellevue.

The 250-foot half scale replica features the 58,000 names that are on the permanent memorial in Washington, D.C.

It will be led via motorcycle escort from Fox Cycle Works in Sandusky at 8:30 am; passing by the Ohio Veteran’s Home and moving through Milan, Norwalk and Monroeville before arriving at Central Park in Bellevue on U.S. 20 around 10:30 am.

Those along the route are encouraged to line the streets in support.

It officially opens to the public on Thursday at 12 noon and will be on display through Sunday.

 

State Patrol investigating fatal crash in Huron County

A two vehicle crash in Huron County Tuesday claimed the life of a Sandusky man.

Scott Livingstine was 61.

Livingstine was driving his motorcycle on State Route 113 in Lyme Township when he was struck by a pickup truck that was attempting to turn on State Route 4.

The driver of the truck was not hurt.

 

Everyone safe, including dogs, in Berlin Township house fire

A Berlin Township home received extensive damage to its second floor in a fire early Tuesday morning.

Fox 8 Cleveland reports that everyone inside was able to escape the blaze safely at the home on Mason Road; including the family’s two dogs.

One of the dogs did go back inside while the fire was still burning; but EMS treated the dog.

 

Cause of fatal accident at Put-in-Bay to be released today

The cause of an electrical accident that took the life of a Columbus-area man at Put-in-Bay will be released today.

Evan Currie was killed when he dove into the water in an attempt to save his father and family dog from drowning at Miller Marina on Friday evening.

The family’s boat was plugged into shore power at the time.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources have been investigating.

 

Huron County power line project now complete

A $20 million 7-month electric service enhancing project in Huron County has been finished; which is expected to bring better quality and performance to area residents.

The Norwalk Reflector reports that FirstEnergy recently upgraded two electric substations and energized a transmission line that will reinforce the power grid.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST – 6/21

Today

Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

 

Tonight

Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

 

Thursday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Mostly cloudy with a high near 86.

 

Friday

Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Columbus teen killed, Norwalk man hurt in crash

An eighteen year-old Columbus-area girl was killed and a Norwalk man was injured in a two-vehicle crash Saturday in Lorain County.

Kiara Sowers received fatal injuries while a passenger in a car that reportedly ran a stop sign on Ohio 511 and Ohio 18 intersection in Brighton Township.

The car then collided with another vehicle driven by 34 year-old James Young of Norwalk.

Young was taken to an Oberlin hospital where he was treated and released.

 

Human arm found in Erie County train yard

The Erie County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a human arm found in a train yard on Ohio 4 in Groton Township on Saturday.

The body part could possibly belong to a Pennsylvania man who walked in front of a moving train in April near Pittsburgh.

An inspector found the body part in the undercarriage of a train car.

 

Port Clinton OVI Checkpoint results…

A total of four drivers were found to be impaired in relation with Saturday’s Highway Patrol OVI Checkpoint in Port Clinton.

One motorist passing through the checkpoint on State Route 163 was impaired along with three other drivers detained by area saturation patrols found to be impaired as well.

All four motorists were arrested and charged with OVI.

 

City of Sandusky to start working on Columbus Avenue train underpass

Sandusky City Commissioners have approved a $77,000 contract to be used for broad repairs of the Columbus Avenue train underpass or ‘subway’.

The project will include the removing and replacing of cracked concrete sidewalks.

Sandusky officials are not allowed to work on areas touching train tracks though; as those belong to the railroad.

Work should begin and end later this year.

 

Multiple people arrested in fight at Cedar Point dorms

Multiple people have been arrested for their involvement in a fight at Cedar Point Commons employee housing.

The Sandusky Register reports that authorities made 11 arrests early Monday morning during an incident where one man tried to grab a police officer’s gun.

19 year-old Carlos Clayton of Cleveland Heights faces multiple charges including aggravated robbery and the assault of a peace officer.

Clayton reportedly pushed past a line of employees and started to brawl with two men, which caused other fights to erupt.

Others involved were mostly charged with rioting.

 

NHRA event in Norwalk to feature can collection for charity

This weekend’s NHRA Nationals racing event in Norwalk will include an aluminum can drive for charity.

Those attending the races at Summit Motorsports Park are encouraged to drop their used cans in marked recycling bins around the racing facility; which will be used to help Akron Children’s Hospital’s burn camp.

The racing gets underway Thursday.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST – 6/20

Today

Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

 

Tonight

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62.

 

Wednesday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

 

Thursday

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Columbus man killed at Put-in-Bay marina

A man from the Columbus area was killed Friday night when he was shocked by electric current at Put-in-Bay.

19 year-old Evan Currie of Dublin dove in the water to save his father and family dog from drowning at Miller Marina after their boat was plugged into shore power.

Everyone else made it back into the boat safely after the power was unplugged.

 

Huron Township man arrested for domestic violence

A 51 year-old Huron Township man faces domestic violence charges after reportedly assaulting his wife while intoxicated.

Gary Savage of Scheid Road reportedly slapped his wife several times and held her down on a couch Friday after his wife said she was leaving him.

 

Authorities involved in chase in Huron

A Cleveland man was arrested following a 4-hour pursuit on Friday that started in Erie County.

20 year-old Devon Davenport was charged with Failure to Comply with a Lawful Order and Inducing panic after leading law enforcement on a chase near Huron on U.S. 6 and State Routes 2 and 13.

Davenport eventually fled on foot and was arrested several hours later as a passenger in a truck on I-90 near Sheffield.

 

Bellevue man arrested for alleged threat against wife

A man from Bellevue was arrested late last week for allegedly threatening to kill his estranged wife.

26 year-old Andrew Howard faces domestic violence charges after a friend of Howard’s estranged wife told police that he was going to kill his wife by setting her bed on fire.

Howard has been arrested for domestic violence on two previous occasions.

 

Health Department and Serving Our Seniors working to prevent seniors from falling accidents

The Erie County Health Department and Serving Our Seniors are working together on a $5,000 grant to prevent Erie County senior residents from falling.

The grant includes fall prevention home improvements like hand rails and grab bars along with fall prevention equipment such as rubber slip resistant bath mats that are available free of charge.

Contact Serving Our Seniors for more information.

 

Residents can purchase plaques for Milan time capsule

Milan residents can be a permanent part of history as the village celebrates its’ bicentennial.

For a $20 tax-deductable donation, community members can buy a custom-engraved plaque that will be attached to a laser-etched time capsule.

Order forms can be picked up at various locations around Milan including the public library.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST – 6/19

Today

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Increasing clouds, with a high near 79.

 

Tonight

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

 

Tuesday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

 

Wednesday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

Friday, June 16, 2017

Clyde woman dies, Sandusky woman seriously injured in crash

A woman from Clyde was killed and a Sandusky woman was seriously hurt in a Wednesday morning crash in Sandusky County’s Townsend Township.

53 year-old Patricia Likes-Slempa of Clyde reportedly failed to yield at the intersection of Ohio 412 and County Road 294 and drove into the path of 47 year-old Lori Prosser of Sandusky; who was approaching the same intersection.

Prosser was taken to Firelands Regional Medical Center with serious injuries.

 

City of Willard to assist residents with clean-up after flooding

The City of Willard took in over 3 inches of rain Tuesday night; leaving many flooded streets and basements.

The city plans to help with the clean-up.  Starting Monday, residents can place damaged items on the curb for pick-up.

The rainfall was a record for the most rain ever on June 13th in Willard.

 

Vermilion Festival of the Fish going on this weekend

The 51st annual Vermilion Festival of the Fish begins today.

Fireworks over Lake Erie take place tonight at dusk; along with a sand castle contest Saturday morning, a lighted boat parade Saturday night and a Father’s Day parade Sunday at 12:30 pm.

The festival runs now through Sunday.

 

Willard ‘welcome home’ party for migrants canceled

A planned ‘welcome home’ party for migrant workers in Willard, which some viewed as controversial, has now been canceled.

The event planned by the chamber of commerce was scheduled for Saturday.

Chamber president Carrie McClendon said her association canceled the event due to ‘scheduling issues’.

 

Toby Keith to play Put-in-Bay

Country music star Toby Keith will headline Put-in-Bay’s summer music festival this Labor Day weekend.

Keith’s performance is part of the first-ever ‘Bash on the Bay’ country music festival at the airport.
The show takes place August 31st with tickets on sale starting this Monday morning at 9:00 am.

 

Norwalk Salvation Army seeking donations

The Salvation Army in Norwalk is looking for assistance with their weekend bag-lunch program, ‘Weekends Without Hunger’.

They are seeking funding for four weeks of food; including canned pasta, fruit cups and single servings of cereal.

So far, the Norwalk Elks have donated over $2,700 worth of supplies for the program.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST – 6/16

Today

Sunny, with a high near 88.

 

Tonight

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

 

Saturday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

 

Sunday – Father’s Day

Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Clyde woman dies, Sandusky woman seriously injured in crash A woman from Clyde was killed and a Sandusky woman was seriously hurt in a Wednesday morning crash in Sandusky County’s Townsend Township. 53 year-old Patricia Likes-Slempa of Clyde reportedly failed to yield at the intersection of Ohio 412 and County Road 294 and drove into the path of 47 year-old Lori Prosser of Sandusky; who was approaching the same intersection. Prosser was taken to Firelands Regional Medical Center with serious injuries.   City of Willard to assist residents with clean-up after flooding The City of Willard took in over 3 inches of rain Tuesday night; leaving many flooded streets and basements. The city plans to help with the clean-up.  Starting Monday, residents can place damaged items on the curb for pick-up. The rainfall was a record for the most rain ever on June 13th in Willard.   Patrol OVI checkpoint in Ottawa County tomorrow The Ohio State Highway Patrol announced today that an OVI checkpoint will be held in Ottawa County tomorrow evening. The OVI checkpoint, funded by federal grant funds, is planned to deter and intercept impaired drivers. The location of the checkpoint will be announced Saturday morning.   Vermilion Festival of the Fish going on this weekend The 51st annual Vermilion Festival of the Fish begins today. Fireworks over Lake Erie take place tonight at dusk; along with a sand castle contest Saturday morning, a lighted boat parade Saturday night and a Father’s Day parade Sunday at 12:30 pm. The festival runs now through Sunday.   Willard ‘welcome home’ party for migrants canceled A planned ‘welcome home’ party for migrant workers in Willard, which some viewed as controversial, has now been canceled. The event planned by the chamber of commerce was scheduled for Saturday. Chamber president Carrie McClendon said her association canceled the event due to ‘scheduling issues’.   Toby Keith to play Put-in-Bay Country music star Toby Keith will headline Put-in-Bay’s summer music festival this Labor Day weekend. Keith’s performance is part of the first-ever ‘Bash on the Bay’ country music festival at the airport. The show takes place August 31st with tickets on sale starting this Monday morning at 9:00 am.   Norwalk Salvation Army seeking donations The Salvation Army in Norwalk is looking for assistance with their weekend bag-lunch program, ‘Weekends Without Hunger’. They are seeking funding for four weeks of food; including canned pasta, fruit cups and single servings of cereal. So far, the Norwalk Elks have donated over $2,700 worth of supplies for the program.   NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST – 6/16 Today Sunny, with a high near 88.   Tonight A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.   Saturday A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.   Sunday – Father’s Day Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.   Read more...
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Friday, June 16, 2017

Clyde woman dies, Sandusky woman seriously injured in crash

A woman from Clyde died and a Sandusky woman was seriously hurt in a Wednesday morning crash in Sandusky County’s Townsend Township.

53 year-old Patricia Likes-Slempa of Clyde reportedly failed to yield at the intersection of Ohio 412 and County Road 294 and drove into the path of 47 year-old Lori Prosser of Sandusky; who was approaching the same intersection.

Prosser was taken to Firelands Regional Medical Center with serious injuries.

 

City of Willard to assist residents with clean-up after flooding

The City of Willard took in over 3 inches of rain Tuesday night; leaving many flooded streets and basements.

The city plans to help with the clean-up.  Starting Monday, residents can place damaged items on the curb for pick-up.

The rainfall was a record for the most rain ever on June 13th in Willard.

 

Vermilion Festival of the Fish going on this weekend

The 51st annual Vermilion Festival of the Fish begins today.

Fireworks over Lake Erie take place tonight at dusk; along with a sand castle contest Saturday morning, a lighted boat parade Saturday night and a Father’s Day parade Sunday at 12:30 pm.

The festival runs now through Sunday.

 

Willard ‘welcome home’ party for migrants canceled

A planned ‘welcome home’ party for migrant workers in Willard, which some viewed as controversial, has now been canceled.

The event planned by the chamber of commerce was scheduled for Saturday.

Chamber president Carrie McClendon said her association canceled the event due to ‘scheduling issues’.

 

Toby Keith to play Put-in-Bay

Country music star Toby Keith will headline Put-in-Bay’s summer music festival this Labor Day weekend.

Keith’s performance is part of the first-ever ‘Bash on the Bay’ country music festival at the airport.
The show takes place August 31st with tickets on sale starting this Monday morning at 9:00 am.

 

Norwalk Salvation Army seeking donations

The Salvation Army in Norwalk is looking for assistance with their weekend bag-lunch program, ‘Weekends Without Hunger’.

They are seeking funding for four weeks of food; including canned pasta, fruit cups and single servings of cereal.

So far, the Norwalk Elks have donated over $2,700 worth of supplies for the program.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST – 6/16

Today

Sunny, with a high near 88.

 

Tonight

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70.

 

Saturday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

 

Sunday – Father’s Day

Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Straw fire in Monroeville

A fire at a farm in Monroeville resulted in the loss of at least 30 acres of straw worth around $25,000.

The fire at Enterprise Hill Farms near Huber and Lamereaux Roads on Monday likely started when a mower tossed up a rock and sparked.

 

Huron Schools agree to deal with classified staff members

A three-year deal has been reached between Huron Schools and its classified workers.

The contract includes a one-percent yearly increase of base salary for the school’s 53 classified staff members including educational aides and transportation employees.

 

Norwalk council talks funding for splash pad

During this week’s work session, City Council in Norwalk discussed the accepting of a $200,000 state grant that will be used to mostly fund the splash pad at the Ernsthausen Community Center.

The grant would require reimbursement; meaning the city would have to front the money.

The 40-by-80 foot splash pad will likely cost $246,000 with construction to start after the pool closes in the fall.

 

Amtrak service to Sandusky could end due to budget cuts

Amtrak passenger rail service to Sandusky could end…at least that’s what a national group representing train passengers is saying.

The National Association of Railroad Passengers are attempting to organize demonstrations on June 23rd to protest President Donald Trump’s budget proposal; which they believe would end passenger rail service to cities such as Sandusky, Elyria and Cleveland.

The Amtrak rail service in Sandusky makes two stops per day, one to pick up passengers and the other to unload.

 

Willard hosting scavenger hunt
Willard is hosting a scavenger hunt in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the re-naming of the town.

The ‘2017 Then and Now Scavenger Hunt’ is going on now through next Friday the 22nd.

The contest features booklets that lead residents throughout town to answer questions based on Willard history.

The booklets can be purchased for $2 at Willard City Hall and other locations.  A $200 prize will be awarded.

 

Perkins Township Police hosting car show this weekend

Police in Perkins Township in Sandusky are hosting a classic car show this weekend.

The ‘Motor Madness’ car and bike show is set to take place at the Sandusky Mall Saturday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Proceeds will go to Big Brothers-Big Sisters.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST – 6/15

Today

Showers and thunderstorms likely.

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 84.

 

Tonight

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

 

Friday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

 

Saturday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Partly sunny, with a high near 87.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Bellevue man dies in single vehicle crash

A Bellevue man was killed and another was seriously hurt in a single vehicle crash last night.

52 year-old Rodney Lewis was a passenger in a Ford Explorer that went left of center on Township Road 173 in Ballville Township and struck a tree head on.

The vehicle’s driver, 45 year-old Christopher Ferguson of Bellevue, was taken to a Toledo hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash.

 

Myers pleads ‘not guilty’ in Bogle death

Bond has been set at $2 million for the man believed to have killed Clyde’s Heather Bogle in 2015.

48 year-old Daniel Myers of Green Creek Township plead ‘not guilty’ on Tuesday in a Sandusky County court.

Myers could face the death penalty after being indicted on two counts of aggravated murder in Bogle’s death.

Bogle’s body was found in the trunk of her car in an apartment complex parking lot in Clyde.

 

Storms hit southern Huron County on Tuesday

Southern Huron County was hit by severe storms last night.

It resulted in flooding and some downed tree limbs in the Willard area.

The emergency alert system in Huron County issued a warning last night to Willard residents to be aware of flooded basements in relation to the dangers of gas and electric utilities.

 

Women gives birth at Kalahari

In the span of three hours, two women went into labor at the Kalahari Resort water park in Sandusky on Tuesday.

One of those women gave birth at the resort with the help of three Huron Fire paramedics and an Erie County Sheriff’s Deputy.

The mother and child were reported as doing fine.

The other woman was taken to a nearby hospital before the child was delivered.

 

 

Medical marijuana approved in Sandusky

City commissioners in Sandusky have unanimously voted to remove a ban against medical marijuana in the city.

The vote opens the door for Sandusky to become a possible host city for a company to produce and dispense medical marijuana.

24 statewide licenses are up for grabs; with those locations expected to be named in September.

 

Norwalk concert series continues tonight

The Norwalk summer concert series features ‘The Divots’ tonight.

They take the stage at 6:30 pm at the Norwalk reservoir.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST – 6/14

Today

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

Tonight

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Thursday

Showers and thunderstorms likely. Cloudy, with a high near 86.

Friday

Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

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