Somewhat like a Chia pet, the new conservation learning center for the Erie Soil & Water District has a roof that grows.

9:54 AM Oct 24, 2012

There was ample evidence several candidates selected by a city commission committee for the open police chief job did not meet the requirements of the city charter. Despite the obvious, five city commissioners turned a blind eye and voted to spend another $13,000 to assess the pool.

9:13 AM Oct 24, 2012
MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) -- Around lunchtime each day, the latest missives promoting or pillorying Democratic President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney arrive in Diane Ouradnik's mailbox. Before long, they're in her trash.
7:20 AM Oct 24, 2012
Sandusky police chief search committee pushes re-start button
6:50 AM Oct 24, 2012
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Apple introduced a smaller iPad, as expected, but also updated its full-sized one. It also unveiled new Mac computers, including a 13-inch version of a MacBook Pro with sharper, "Retina" display.
2:12 PM Oct 23, 2012

The names that credit photos change from time to time at the Register.

12:56 PM Oct 23, 2012
Postcards reminding voters of the Nov. 6 election listed the wrong date when they were mailed out recently.
11:31 AM Oct 23, 2012
Termination hearings for suspended Huron Schools superintendent Fred Fox were closed to the public Tuesday.
11:01 AM Oct 23, 2012
GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) -- The Guantanamo prisoner charged in the bombing of the USS Cole is boycotting his pretrial hearing in the case to protest the way he is brought from his cell to court.
9:50 AM Oct 23, 2012
Republican Mitt Romney is acting like a challenger who feels he has enough momentum and time to overtake the president by Election Day, two weeks from now. Judging from Monday's final debate,
8:19 AM Oct 23, 2012

Maybe the foreign affairs topic put a drag on the last presidential debate, but the issues will be local at 7 p.m. Wedenesday when incumbent county commissioner Pat Shenigo sits down with his opponent, Jude Hammond for the second of three county debates.

7:55 AM Oct 23, 2012
More than 9,200 riders took the Amtrak through the Sandusky train station in the past year. Other cities on the rail line saw significant numbers.
7:20 AM Oct 23, 2012