Friends are important for kids, and now kids have a new friend guaranteed to pay attention to them and listen to their every word.
Hello, Barbie!
6:00 AM Mar 1, 2015

Each year, a topic certain to come up is a lively discussion about closing the walleye season during their spawning period. Some states have closed seasons, while others do not.

7:25 PM Feb 28, 2015

Boy, am I glad February is almost over. 

I’m sick of the cold weather. 

I love the snow, but this brutal cold is torture. 

11:22 AM Feb 28, 2015

This week's LFG is an exercise from my Strategic Human Resource Management class. It's used with permission by Dr. Shelly Sullivan and slightly edited by me (hyperlinks and formatting).

1:45 PM Feb 27, 2015

The following real estate transactions were the highest for the week ending Feb. 22, in Erie, Huron and Ottawa counties:

12:01 PM Feb 27, 2015

Hey Everyone,

Hope you all are keeping warm!  This weather sucks. That's winter in Ohio for you.

This past week went OK.

11:50 AM Feb 27, 2015

If you like local history, you'll want to know that there is a new book out on the history of the Erie County Children's Home in Sandusky, by an author who was the daughter of one of the home's superintendents.

10:55 AM Feb 27, 2015

Most mystery readers enjoy the sense of place their favorite kind of fiction provides. Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes' adventures give readers a glimpse of Victorian London, and Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe tales offer a look at Los Angeles in bygone days.

9:31 AM Feb 27, 2015

We previously identified the 15 most common thinking errors. I discussed specific interventions. Now, I would like to wrap up the series with eight exercises to implement.

3:16 PM Feb 26, 2015
The stories of thousands of homeowners
1:00 PM Feb 26, 2015

I made a nice discovery while researching a story: The folks at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources offer free monthly "natural areas" computer wallpapers, so that you can show your affectio

11:25 AM Feb 26, 2015

"We are taught you must blame your father, your sisters, your brothers, the school, the teachers, but never blame yourself. It's never your fault. But it's always your fault, because if you wanted to change you're the one who has got to change." Katharine Hepburn 

10:23 AM Feb 26, 2015
Big Brother is here and worst of all, we're welcoming him into our homes.
8:23 AM Feb 26, 2015

His gift "is on loan from God," but Rush Limbaugh blows it for conservatives. 

5:18 AM Feb 26, 2015

Monica Seitz has finally realized her dream of firing a 300 game.

She achieved the feat of tossing 12 strikes in a row in a single game just a few minutes before Brian Soward racked up his 17th perfect game Feb. 15 while they competed in the Extol tournament at Star Lanes.

10:30 PM Feb 25, 2015

I am writing to thank each and everyone for the kind words spoken about me ("The card lady," Register, Feb. 12).

I thank Andy the reporter from the Register newspaper, Sue Daugherty from Serving Our Seniors and everyone who spoke highly of me.

3:30 PM Feb 25, 2015