The following real estate transactions were the highest for the week ending Feb. 15 in Ottawa, Erie and Sandusky counties. For a full listing of real estate transactions, pick up a copy of Sunday's Register.

 

 

1:02 PM Feb 15, 2013

This week the Historical Research Partners blog touches on the origins of Valentine's Day, which gets its romantic connotations from the Roman Festival of Lupercalia traditionally celebrated on Feb. 15.

 

11:01 AM Feb 15, 2013
President Barack Obama on Thursday pitched a new plan to make preschool available to all 4-year-old children, declaring, "Education has to start at the earliest possible age."
9:09 AM Feb 15, 2013
Sandusky officials believe they've finally selected three candidates worthy of becoming the city's next top cop.
8:04 AM Feb 15, 2013
And the Best Healthy Appetizer Award goes to ...
6:46 AM Feb 15, 2013

There has to be a better way to manage a staff. An arbitrator's decision will cost city taxpayers $50,000 and a police sergeant gets his job back. 

6:13 AM Feb 15, 2013
Some homeless people in Toledo will be out in the cold for the rest of the winter because the city's emergency shelter is out of money.
6:07 AM Feb 15, 2013
A newly minted, part-time position in Perkins Township was the source of massive controversy Tuesday evening, dividing township trustees and aggravating employees.
5:01 AM Feb 15, 2013
Police are providing a funeral escort for a central Ohio man who died trying to save a child from an icy pond last week.
8:24 PM Feb 14, 2013
The Republican governor brushed off suggestions Wednesday that policies in his two-year state budget proposal are splintering his Party.
6:02 PM Feb 14, 2013
Police are hunting a road raging suspect who body slammed a 73-year-old man Tuesday on W. Strub Road.
3:18 PM Feb 14, 2013

This week's movie quote is more of a scene from 1995's docudrama "Apollo 13" which of course was based on a real-life event. Before the scene it was found out that the current carbon dioxide scrubbers were not sufficient for the time left until arrival on Earth.

3:04 PM Feb 14, 2013
A pit bull mix attacked and injured two volunteers at an animal rescue shelter Tuesday night, then attacked sheriff’s deputies as they tried to rescue one of the women.
2:26 PM Feb 14, 2013