To you people that never raised livestock — I’ll tell you something — the reason they dock the tails on baby lambs is they poop on the long tails.

The reason they de-horn calves is they get very mean with their horns as they grow.

10:24 PM Jun 24, 2014
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6:17 PM Jun 24, 2014
“Real generosity towards the future lies in giving all to the present”

   – Albert Camus

3:39 PM Jun 24, 2014
MAD magazine’s mascot used to a goofy-looking guy named Alfred E. Neuman whose motto was, “What, Me Worry?” As dumb as Mr. Neuman appeared to be, he was on to something there.
3:38 PM Jun 24, 2014

While reading the Ottawa County Register, I was surprised to read what one of our ex-mayors and one of our active councilmen thought about the citizens wanting to vote on the biggest issue Port Clinton has had in the 88 years I have lived here.

5:41 PM Jun 23, 2014

Gold charged to a two-month high this week, fueled by help from the Federal Reserve.

1:00 PM Jun 23, 2014


I worked Thursday afternoon inside a Sandusky icon.

A lot of people would like to see the interior of this downtown Sandusky landmark.

10:00 AM Jun 23, 2014

Sandusky city and Erie County officials continue to stave off a civil trial in a lawsuit filed by the city against the county, negotiating through disagreements on pricing and volume of water purchases by the county from the city. 

9:30 AM Jun 23, 2014

One reader's comment posted at about the recent influx of children on the border was troubling: “ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT children is more like it.”

The comment is particularly harsh. 

12:30 PM Jun 21, 2014

For a movement to gain any traction, it must have support. 

7:30 AM Jun 21, 2014
Back in the 1950s, the U.S. military made the Pacific’s Marshall Islands the primary site for nuclear weapons testing.

As you might expect, those tests were wreaking havoc on the environment and human health.

5:05 PM Jun 20, 2014

We are a little over a week away before we head eastbound and down on U.S. 6.

The boys are getting excited, so excited that my oldest son Will is already asking me about what are we going to do next year. Patience Will, let's just get through this trip first.

4:44 PM Jun 20, 2014

Sandusky has been blessed with many community leaders who have given their time and dollars to improve our community.

2:22 PM Jun 20, 2014

The following real estate transactions were the highest for the week ending June 14, in Erie, Huron and Ottawa counties.

12:00 PM Jun 20, 2014