In the end, it was the practical thing to do.
Facing public opposition in a political climate of property rights and mistrust of government, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources with an outward show of good grace backed off from its intent to designate the Vermilion River a state scenic river.
The National Weather Service issued flash flood warning for Ottawa and Sandusky County through today.
Some rivers and streams could crest and motorists are warned never to drive through flooded roadways because the water's depth cannot be determined.
Rain is expected to taper off later in
Huron Council on Tuesday night unanimously voted to hire a contractor to demolish the ConAgra dome and other buildings that have been vacant eyesores for years.
The buildings could be torn down in the next few weeks.
Two members of a Michigan-based militia who are accused of conspiring to overthrow the government have been released from jail until trial.
David Stone Jr. and Jacob Ward - a resident of Huron - were released to family members Tuesday after appearing in
On the evening of March 27, 2009, something awful happened in a small upstairs apartment at 1044 Camp St.
Nearly 14 months later, police and prosecutors acknowledge it was a criminal act, but they can't definitively say who caused it.
The death of 7-
Crystal Bowersox's limelight will lend some of its glow to Ottawa County during the airing of American Idol this week.
The folksy local singer visited her home county on Friday for a segment on the Idol finalists' hometowns. After dropping by her old stomping gro
After taking the stage for her hometown, American Idol finalist Crystal Bowersox is back in the national spotlight tonight.
She'll perform "Maybe I'm Amazed" by Paul McCartney - a song chosen by Idol judge Ellen DeGeneres.
Today's varsity baseball game against Toledo Christian High School has been canceled because of the weather and will be made up at 11 a.m. Saturday. Today's varsity softball game against Cardinal Stritch High School has been canceled and will be made up at 3:30 p.m. Monday.
The 54 sirens located within 10 miles of Davis-Besse will sound for three minutes at noon Friday.
This is an annual certification requirement by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
The test was previousl
A Monday morning fire gutted a mobile home Hugh Rose purchased about a month ago in the Inland Marina & Mobile Home Park.
He rented the home to a bird-watching group in the area for "The Biggest Week in American Birding," an 11-day event that brings bird enthusia
Erie County Board of Revisions has started its hearing process for more than 400 property owners who are contesting the value of residential and commercial properties.
The three-person Board of Revisions includes one representative each from the county commissioner
Sandusky High School has new band and choir directors, replacing the retiring Ken McFarlan and Ronald Albert.
The school board approved hiring Rosalind Thacker as band director and Laura Bockbrader as choir director. Thacker is the band director at Ayersville High
A recent front page story should be clipped and filed under "What were they thinking?"
Six fishermen were charged with over-fishing for smallmouth bass in Lake Erie. This visit to South Bass turned out to be an expensive fishing trip for these out-of-state visitors.
A trailer went up in flames late this morning in the Inland Mobile Home Park & Marina.
Officials said the trailer was bought just weeks ago and it's unclear whether the new owners had moved in yet or not.
It's a total loss.
Leaders at Erie MetroParks have retained a hired gun from Michigan to help them say "no" when a property owner tries to sell them property for preservation.
On the flip side, the consultant will also help them say "yes" when they want to purch
Progress on the Third Street area sewer separation project has been slowed by stormy weather.
City officials say as long as inclement weather stays away for a while, crews should be able to minimize any impacts of the construction on the upcoming Walleye F
A 19-year-old Bellevue man was killed Sunday afternoon when his motorcycle was hit by an SUV at County Roads 308 and 62 in York Township, according to the Fremont post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
Trisha A. Smith, 24, of Green Springs was driving a Chevro
ERIE COUNTY SHERIFF
FRIDAY, MAY 14
11:15 p.m. -- 3500 block Ohio 101, Margaretta Township, Haley E. Stevens, 19, Saline, Mich., failure to drive in marked lanes.
SATURDAY, MAY 15
4:35 a.m. -- 7500 block Wahl Road, Vickery, Tarah E. Guy, 20, sam
A Sandusky woman awoke early Sunday to find a man she didn't know in bed with her.
The woman, who lives in the 1400 block of Judy Lane, told police she rolled over and saw the man sleeping next to her. She screamed and woke the man, who ran from the house.