Beaver are using many of northwest Ohio’s streams and the Lake Erie shoreline to re-colonize into Ohio’s last remaining counties after being absent for nearly two centuries.

6:13 PM Dec 20, 2014

Novelist and college professor Julie Schumacher has at least two big fans in northern Ohio: Me and (perhaps more impressive) novelist Thrity Umrigar.

11:45 AM Dec 20, 2014

Ruble turns to rubble

Russia’s currency, the ruble, collapsed in value this week, falling to an all-time low against the U.S. dollar.

4:00 PM Dec 19, 2014

Sandusky Central Catholic School's "Big Announcement" happened Friday. 

1:33 PM Dec 19, 2014

I’m starting to feel better. 

I’ve had enough of this cold. 

It’s been almost two weeks since I have had a diet pop. 

9:29 AM Dec 19, 2014

The following real estate transactions were the highest for the week ending Dec. 13, in Erie, Huron and Ottawa counties.

12:01 AM Dec 19, 2014

Erie County hit the jackpot last week, scoring the deed and property rights to pipelines from deep Lake Erie formerly owned by NASA.

Acquiring the pipes provides Erie County a significant new resource, giving it access to one-fifth of the world's fresh water.

6:30 PM Dec 18, 2014

Do you seem to get the “winter blues” at the same time each year?

That yearly feeling may be the symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).

4:16 PM Dec 18, 2014

"You can wish in one hand and [gift] in the other ..."

4:00 PM Dec 18, 2014

Sue Steigerwald joined us at the Sandusky Register for Between the Lines. Steigerwald is a consumer advocate for owners of all-electric homes who fight changes in electric rates adversely impacting residents in the community.

11:13 AM Dec 18, 2014

The National Audubon Society aptly informs us that fully half of North American bird species could suffer habitat loss in just the next few decades. Although certain avian species will be able to adapt, others may disappear.

8:30 AM Dec 18, 2014

High school sports do far more than promote physical fitness. They instill school pride, foster a sense of unity between players and fans, and promote a commitment to the greater community. 

7:00 AM Dec 18, 2014

Many people enjoy hot chocolate during the winter months.

Instead of using a store-bought mix, why not make this delicious vanilla almond hot chocolate?

8:12 PM Dec 17, 2014

Local author Bob Adamov, who writes thrillers, is offering naming rights for a couple of the characters in his new book, "Missing," which will be out in April.

4:52 PM Dec 17, 2014

Three drinks are traditional at my house on Christmas Eve — broth, slush and punch. The first two are non-negotiable. My father always made his special Christmas broth and he passed the recipe down to my husband. I’m not too big on keeping recipes secret.

7:00 AM Dec 17, 2014