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  • Meatloaf magic at the Putnam County Fair

    Some local cooks at the Putnam County Fair go for the top prize, making their version of a comfort food classic. 

  • Jungle Island Zoo bringing some unique animals to the fair

    This week the Putnam County Fair is allowing children and families to experience wildlife from throughout the planet.

  • Union Bank Operations Center Open House

    A Putnam County bank continues to expand as it displayed its newest investment Tuesday evening.

  • Jesse Maag checks out the Donut Burger at the Putnam County Fair

    Everyone knows some of the best tasting food you’ll try comes from our area's local fairs; and the mouth watering cuisine at the Putnam County Fair is no different.

  • Putnam County Fair Harness Racing

    Folks at the Putnam County Fair gathered in the Grand Stands for a yearly coveted form of entertainment.

  • Putnam County man dies after tractor rolls over on top of him

    A Cloverdale man is dead after the tractor he was using to mow, rolled over on top of him.

  • Counterfeit money used at Putnam County Fair

    It's not all fun and games at the fair as the Putnam County Sheriff is investigating counterfeit money being used on the premises. 

  • Rides for all ages at the Putnam County Fair

    The Putnam County Fair wouldn't be complete without all the rides, and this year there are fifteen rides to choose from.

  • Opening Ceremony at the Putnam County Fair

    Fair season is here and Putnam County kicking off the start to their fair with the annual opening ceremony, Monday morning. 

  • Tonight was the annual Junior Fair Parade through Ottawa’s downtown.

    Putnam Co. Parade held in Ottawa

    The 2017 Putnam County Fair is nearly here. 

  • The Columbus Grove High School Alumni Association dedicated a new memorial Saturday afternoon in front of the recently built school.

    Memorial Dedicated at Columbus Grove

    A Putnam County group is doing its best to help people remember the past. 

  • Missing St. Marys teen

    News from the St. Marys Police Department as they've been searching for a missing teenager.

  • According to a deputy with the Putnam County Sheriff's Department both cars were southbound on State Route 65.

    Two Hurt in Columbus Grove Crash

    Two people suffered minor injuries in an accident this afternoon in Columbus Grove.

  • Air Conditioning Cooling Tips

    air conditioning cooling tips

    With the warm temperatures and humidity levels running high this week, air conditioners across the region will be hard at work keeping us cool. With every call coming in to our local HVAC technicians across the region, the urgent need to cool us down is of the highest priority.

  • "Meet the Military" Day

    Ottawa held their first annual "Meet the Military" Day this afternoon. The event at Ottawa Ordnance honors veterans and active duty members of the military.  They invited local recruiters to take questions from those interested in enlisting. The event features challenges by different branches as well as military memorabilia. Co-owner of Ottawa Ordnance Cindy Verhoff says it's important we have events like this to honor those who have served.  "There's so...