Excerpt from the Viewpoint editorial in today's Register, May 29, 2012: If avoiding the appearance of a conflict is a lesson taught at sheriff's school, then Sandusky County sheriff Kyle Overmyer missed that day in class. The $5,000 payment to the fired guard, Overmyer explained, was to avoid a long union arbitration process. Everybody has an opinion; Don't miss ours
6:20 AM May 31, 2012
Excerpt from the Viewpoint editorial in today's Register, May 29, 2012: Attorney Dane Gashen's work on behalf of the Huron school board and attorney Marc Fishel's labor work for the city of Sandusky are just two recent examples how the public is kept in the dark, but the practice of billing taxpayers without informing them is rampant. Everybody has an opinion; Don't miss ours
6:14 AM May 31, 2012
Excerpt from the Viewpoint editorial in today's Register, May 31, 2012: Fifteen students were given a boost into their futures recently by the Firelands Positive People scholarship program. What did these high schoolers do to deserve this consideration? Everybody has an opinion; Don't miss ours
6:11 AM May 31, 2012
A federal judge is considering whether to release five suspects on bond ahead of their trial on charges alleging they plotted to bomb a bridge in northeast Ohio.
6:00 AM May 31, 2012
(UPDATED at 4:05 p.m.) Police have taken a 16-year-old Willard boy into custody after he allegedly shot his mother in the back late Wednesday morning.
8:47 PM May 30, 2012
Ohio officials are again adjusting anticipated delays on some major transportation projects, and this time they're shrinking the construction calendar.
8:07 PM May 30, 2012
The State Highway Patrol says 11 people died in traffic crashes around Ohio during the extended Memorial Day weekend.
5:07 PM May 30, 2012
Sandusky police managed to nab a drunken woman Sunday morning just before she ran into oncoming traffic on Cleveland Road, a police report said.
3:00 PM May 30, 2012

Area birding blog NorthNW has announced a series of boating trips to go bird watching on Lake Erie later this year.

2:02 PM May 30, 2012
An Ohio man is fighting a littering ticket he says he got when he tried to give money to a panhandler in a wheelchair, and the cash fell to the ground.
1:00 PM May 30, 2012
Sandusky officials will burn through $15,000 to tear down the Keller Building's crumbling chimney.
12:20 PM May 30, 2012
Q: What is the latest update concerning Lions Park? - Lon on Dorn Avenue
12:19 PM May 30, 2012