After an unusually cool April, May is busting out all over!  I am sitting outside in the sunshine as I write this and hearing and seeing what is going on in my own backyard.  Two White-breasted Nuthatches have moved into a nest box in the yard.  We have seen them around the box but did

4:27 PM May 1, 2015

Crude oil spurts to new high

4:00 PM May 1, 2015

Hi, everyone!!

Well, talk about plateau!!  I just got to one-derland ... whew!!  It took me a while. Now, I need to stay there!

1:32 PM May 1, 2015

The following real estate transactions were the highest for the week ending April 26, in Erie, Huron and Ottawa counties:

11:05 AM May 1, 2015

Erie County commissioner Tom Ferrell has re-asserted himself recently as the dominant force on commission after more than five years in the wilderness.

8:00 PM Apr 30, 2015

When we think about cancer, diabetes, or high blood pressure, we do not wait years to treat them.

3:50 PM Apr 30, 2015

The Ohio Legislature has managed to do an end run around a bill to decrease algae blooms.

3:02 PM Apr 30, 2015

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” -Winston Churchill

Another week down and that much closer to my goals.

This past week has been interesting when it comes to my workouts.

12:25 PM Apr 30, 2015
Ronnie's story
12:00 PM Apr 30, 2015

More than likely, either you have read about it in one of the many farm publications or perhaps, you have participated in one of the field day events to hear more about the various benefits gained from establishing a cover crop on your fields.  Lately, more ag producers are choosing to incorporat

4:54 PM Apr 29, 2015
When you think meatloaf, you think of a traditional family meal.
Why not put a little healthier spin on tradition and fix it with turkey and quinoa?
4:36 PM Apr 29, 2015

This past week was crazy busy. Dance, AAU basketball, travel baseball practices and, Sunday,  I was at a dance competition in Toledo and then left and headed to Avon for two AAU basketball games. Craziness, but I wouldn't have it any other way.

12:20 PM Apr 29, 2015

“Nursing Home Insurance,” as most people call it, does more than just help pay for a person to live in a nursing facility. Most policies also help to pay for care in the home or at an adult day center.

6:00 AM Apr 29, 2015

As a compassionate community we need to provide public transportation to help create independence for everyone. We are disappointed in your viewpoint. (“Sandusky Transit needs to keep moving forward” April 16).

9:51 PM Apr 28, 2015

Every time you hear or read an elected official’s claim that their latest greatest scheme is going to save the taxpayer money, it’s got to make you wonder how much it is saving you and ...

Where’s your rebate check?

5:00 PM Apr 28, 2015

Wendy Schirg has come a long way from the start of the FIT Challenge.

We had a few setbacks from the gallbladder attacks to a cough that lasted about four weeks.

4:50 PM Apr 28, 2015

Do. Or do not. There is no try. —Yoda

That should be your attitude for this weekend's Lighthouse 5k in Huron.

4:33 PM Apr 28, 2015