4:20 PM May 19, 2014
He was talking on the phone when I arrived.

Phone time for Steve Ernst, this time of year, adds up to a lot of time.

1:12 PM May 19, 2014
Corn prices are plummeting as farmers across the Midwest race to plant this year’s crop.
 
10:30 AM May 19, 2014

Sandusky city commissioner Naomi Twine is sure about one thing. 

"We're moving in the right direction and we're going to keep that momentum," she said, a day after city commission voted 7-0 to hire Ohio City economic development director Eric Wobser to serve as city manager. 

10:36 PM May 18, 2014
I very rarely play the lottery. It’s much more efficient to just flush money down the toilet than to waste time buying instant tickets, scratching them off and then looking for a trash can in which to deposit them.
10:30 AM May 18, 2014

It seems there's very little doubt: Improving conditions define the economy in Erie County and the Northcoast region. 

5:30 AM May 18, 2014

The list gets longer.

•Huron County Sheriff Dane Howard, chief Deputy Ted Patrick.

•Ottawa County Prosecutor Mark Mulligan.

8:08 PM May 16, 2014

Imagine being a child who has so much to say, but can’t get their thoughts expressed into words.

12:41 PM May 16, 2014

The “Stinky Deal” referred to by Matt Westerhold in his column (Between the Lines, May 11) could have been completely avoided if Ross Glovinsky hadn’t been wrongfully terminated by former Sandusky City Manager Nicole Ard.

12:30 PM May 16, 2014

The following real estate transactions were the highest for the week ending May 9, in Erie, Huron and Ottawa counties.

3:00 PM May 15, 2014
Hurray - it's NSBW! Isn't that great?! Anyone?
 
1:49 PM May 15, 2014

I need to discuss an ongoing problem with our food that not many people know about. Most of the processed and even supposed “organic” foods are filled with GMOs, genetically modified organisms. They are contaminating our food supply and our bodies without us even knowing.

10:38 AM May 15, 2014

Attorney General Mike DeWine announced yesterday that he and Cuyagoga County's prosecutor, Timothy J. McGinty, have obtained grand jury public corruption indictments against Youngstown's mayor, John McNally, Mahoning County auditor Michael Sciortino and a Youngstown attorney, Martin Yavorcik.

9:37 PM May 14, 2014

May is Mental Health Month and I wanted to take some time to mention how mental illness and the treatment of those afflicted with these issues have been treated in the past and today. 

8:29 PM May 14, 2014
The biggest parade of the year that should take place in Washington this upcoming Saturday...won’t.

This upcoming Saturday is Armed Forces Day. Hip, Hip Hooray!

12:32 PM May 13, 2014
Sandusky will probably implement curbside recycling if the city cannot control the trash at the recyclable bin areas.