Remember when skunk hides sold for $3? Neither do we — because it was 90 years ago. The Sandusky History blog this week reminds us of the Lake Erie Hide and Leather Company.

11:02 AM Dec 14, 2012

Mike and Shannon Limberios were our guests on Between the Lines with their attorney Dan McGookey earlier today.


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5:44 PM Dec 13, 2012

We see with some regularity banks sending statements to our clients claiming that they owe more on their mortgage than they in fact do. When this happens, it is most likely due to the bank’s failure to credit homeowners with the payments they’ve made.

11:03 AM Dec 13, 2012

Q: I’m 22 and have never had a boyfriend. I've been told that I'm attractive, but there hasn't been a guy in my life who has told me he likes me. Likewise, I have never really liked anyone. I was never the boy crazy type. Is this abnormal?

2:57 PM Dec 12, 2012

For my "best books of 2012" blog posting, I followed the same rules as when I did a similar posting last year -- I asked writers and other readers for recommendations. I did not ask anyone to limit himself or herself to books that were published in 2012.

10:24 AM Dec 12, 2012

Nine months after the death of their 19-year-old son, Mike and Shannon Limberios are still fighting for answers from Sandusky County officials.

10:24 AM Dec 12, 2012

(UPDATED after 12:12) In case you didn't know, it is the 12th day of the 12th month and the 12th year of the millenium.

9:07 AM Dec 12, 2012

This has to be the easiest Christmas tree I've ever been a part of decorating.

3:28 PM Dec 11, 2012

I attended the second Police Chief Selection Committee meeting. After the first meeting, I figured, finally, the group was on the right track and all would go well. Having knowledge of the Sunshine Law, the second meeting seemed to be a little different and I wondered if I spoke too soon.

11:05 AM Dec 11, 2012

My kids like to give blood. Let me rephrase that, my kids like me to give blood.

4:02 PM Dec 10, 2012

Here is this week’s edition of Futures File, our weekly commodities wrap-up:


4:10 PM Dec 7, 2012

The following are the highest and lowest real estate transactions in Erie, Huron and Ottawa counties for the week ending Dec. 7.




1:20 PM Dec 7, 2012

If you had passed out while in your car waiting in the drive-through line at the Taco Bell, chances are local police would have tracked you down and filed a police report regarding their interaction with you. 

7:15 PM Dec 6, 2012

We kicked off our Holiday Giving series of Between the Lines with Tara Ohlemacher and Amanda Santiago from Kinship. They told us about their fundraiser during the holidays.

3:54 PM Dec 6, 2012

Recently, we were approached by George, who has struggled with his mortgage since 2004. George fell behind at that time because his wife had medical problems, with corresponding exorbitant medical expenses.

11:01 AM Dec 6, 2012

Q: My boyfriend has a strange relationship with his best friend who is a girl. We’ve been dating for a while now and he told me about this friend who recently moved away to Arizona and they're really close.

3:07 PM Dec 5, 2012