Country singer Trent Jeffcoat may be touring in support of his latest effort “When I Find Me That Mountain,” but it was exactly 15 years ago when he climbed what is perhaps the biggest mountain of his life.
5:00 AM Nov 5, 2012
County-based candidates or groups spent $133,000 to promote their political platforms, according to a Register analysis of unofficial campaign finance reports filed with the Erie County Board of Elections.
2:00 PM Nov 4, 2012
The Civil War general from central Ohio is missing his head and left hand, but he still cuts an imposing figure — if you can find him.
1:01 PM Nov 4, 2012
A local Red Cross leader is making a plea for help.
11:00 AM Nov 4, 2012
President Barack Obama heads toward Election Day with an apparent lead over Republican Mitt Romney among early voters in key states that could decide the election.
9:00 AM Nov 4, 2012

Excerpt from the "Between the Lines" column in today's Register: One prominent Democrat said after the debate the right choice for Erie County voters was obvious.

6:16 AM Nov 4, 2012
It's a staple of every presidential election, a single question that puts the incumbent's record on trial and asks American voters to be the jurors.
6:00 AM Nov 4, 2012
Erie County's humane society is launching a series of programs to deal with the area's feral cat problem, said Barbara Hargreaves, the group's director.
5:00 AM Nov 4, 2012
With search warrant in hand, a team of U.S. Department of Agriculture agents raided Hermes Vineyards Friday morning in Perkins Township.
7:07 PM Nov 3, 2012
The same type of ballots that held up the 2004 presidential results are in play again. A repeat could be in the offing Tuesday if the contest hinges on Ohio and the margin of victory is slim.
1:02 PM Nov 3, 2012
An Ottawa County commissioner candidate filed a complaint with the Ohio Elections Commission, alleging a mailer from Ohio Democratic Party chair Chris Redfern's office made false statements.
12:57 PM Nov 3, 2012
Authorities say a 12-year-old Cleveland girl remains in critical condition after she touched a power line brought down by the storm earlier this week.
10:00 AM Nov 3, 2012
Erie County auditor Rick Jeffrey can't pinpoint exactly how $147,024 went missing from the county's general fund years ago, but the discrepancies are documented in the state auditor’s evaluations on local finances obtained by the Register through a public records request.
8:00 AM Nov 3, 2012