The hottest new writer in science fiction is Ann Leckie, who was born in Toledo but grew up and lives in St. Louis. Her debut novel, "Ancillary Justice," came out in 2013 and won the Hugo Award, the Nebula Award, the Arthur C. Clarke Award and the Locus Award.

10:09 PM Mar 31, 2015

Keeping in mind that today is April Fool’s Day, allow me to present to you three news items that, just like Blue M&M’s, do exist.  

*April Fool’s, it’s no fooling!*

5:00 PM Mar 31, 2015
The county’s curbside program is a bust. 
The county did its best with the curbside recycling program and now it is time to just let it go. Nothing good will come of the one-hauler program when not allowing healthy competition to keep prices down.
1:30 PM Mar 31, 2015

The Rev. Mary Staley is dedicated to the ministry.

11:00 AM Mar 30, 2015

This past week has been pretty good, but I I still seem to be running into that weight-loss plateau.

I'm only losing about 2 pounds per week, which my personal trainer, Shawn Zahel, says is still pretty good. 

9:30 AM Mar 30, 2015

By: Donna Green

Family and Consumer Sciences Educator

Ohio State University Extension

8:08 AM Mar 29, 2015

“There never was a person who did anything worth doing who did not receive more than he gave.”- Henry Ward Beecher

Volunteers are needed to monitor and document parental visits, help with scheduling visits, and performing general office tasks. Hours are flexible.

7:00 AM Mar 29, 2015
I often caused a lot of consternation for my grade-school teachers because I asked a lot of questions. Now I find that a lot of the answers I got were wrong.
5:50 AM Mar 29, 2015

Crappies are one of the most popular and common pan fish in the U.S. and most reservoirs in Ohio have populations of them that many local fishermen target. They are often regulated with a daily bag limit coupled with a minimum legal size length to protect them from over harvest.

5:02 PM Mar 28, 2015


As something of a Space Jam aficionado, the pictures floating around twitter and instagram comparing the University of Kentucky players to the Monstars were not lost on me.

I don’t think you need me to tell you this, but these guys are good — like, really good.

12:01 AM Mar 28, 2015

UPDATE: Cedar Point is down by over 500 votes, keep voting!

We've had presidential candidate John McCain and President Obama visit downtown Sandusky's Washington Park. How about adding a former president's daughter to the list?

9:27 PM Mar 27, 2015

Daniel Immerwahr, a history professor at Northwestern University, has put together a web page that shows, year by year, the bestselling books of the 20th century. It's interesting to page through.

5:06 PM Mar 27, 2015

Saudis strike, crude spikes

4:00 PM Mar 27, 2015

Put a little spring in your step this spring with these local races.

Each year the list gets longer and longer for area residents to become area walkers and area walkers to become area runners. And this year is no different.

3:34 PM Mar 27, 2015

The following real estate transactions were the highest for the week ending March 23, in Erie, Huron and Ottawa counties, includes missing Erie County transaction from previous week:

12:00 PM Mar 27, 2015


Well, another week has come and gone (next thing you know, it will be the end of June)!  Time is flying.

We are almost halfway through this challenge.

11:27 AM Mar 27, 2015

Potholes, potholes and more potholes.

That is the cry from our citizens who are griping and complaining about the sad condition of our streets. But that does not surprise me.

8:53 AM Mar 27, 2015