The following real estate transactions were the highest for the week ending April 13, in Ottawa, Erie and Sandusky counties. For a full listing of real estate transactions, pick up a copy of Sunday's Register.

12:00 PM May 3, 2013

This month on master herbalist Mary Colvin's blog, a look at the late-spring blooming Violet its uses and characteristics.

11:00 AM May 3, 2013

Sandusky police

 

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

7:54 p.m. — 1300 block Olds St., two brush fires near areas possibly used by homeless people. 
 
7:19 AM May 3, 2013

"I read this article a while back that said Microsoft employs more millionaire secretaries than any other company in the world. They took stock options over Christmas bonuses. It was a good move."

3:00 PM May 2, 2013

I've advocated all sorts of unpopular causes in this blog — I like Internet freedom, I like peace, I like the Cleveland Indians — so I may as well complete my contrarian portfolio by writing a qualified defense of the Koch brother

1:37 PM May 2, 2013

In case you missed it, earlier this year I was lucky enough, or unlucky depending on how you are with heights, to walk up the steps of the lift hill of Cedar Point's new ride for 2013, GateKeeper.

11:00 AM May 2, 2013

In the February 9, 2012, version of Foreclosure Stories, we reported on the unbelievable result achieved in Steve’s case. Steve had his home sold by way of foreclosure sale in 2009.

10:58 AM May 2, 2013

Q: My best friend is dating a controlling 31 year-old guy. He always goes out alone while insisting she stay at home. Since we go to the same places I have seen him dancing with lots of girls and I have told her twice. She says it’s ok even though I don’t think she trusts him.

3:00 PM May 1, 2013

This week on the NorthNW birding blog, birders headed to Mercer County to find Smith's Longspur.

They were in luck.

11:08 AM May 1, 2013

U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Toledo, hopes the U.S. won't intervene militarily in Syria.

Some lawmakers have been calling for U.S. air strikes. Peace activists hope the U.S. will stay out. Kaptur indicated she leans more toward the latter position.

4:09 PM Apr 30, 2013

Excerpt: Water customers will be paying for the mistakes for decades. 

1:30 PM Apr 30, 2013

My topic this week is the constant tug of war over remodeling City Hall and the pavilion.

11:05 AM Apr 30, 2013

Things just became easier for the people of the small town to use their Great Lake. And residents of Vermilion have their Parks & Recreation board, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and the Army Corps of Engineers to thank for the changes to the park in Lorain County.

9:44 AM Apr 30, 2013

Excerpt: Two of the three most infamous Supreme Court decisions were erased by events. The Civil War and postwar constitutional amendments effectively overturned Dred Scott v. Sandford (1857), which held that blacks could never have rights that whites must respect. Plessy v.

8:30 AM Apr 30, 2013

Sandusky Police

Sunday, April 28, 2013

2:34 p.m. — 2600 block Pioneer Trail, woman blacked out; when she regained consciousness her pills were gone. 
 
7:00 AM Apr 30, 2013

In a reprieve from the horror of the most recent terrorist attack, the nation’s attentions turned to the man who declared the war on terrorism, George W. Bush.

10:30 AM Apr 29, 2013