NORFOLK, Va. (AP) - Republican Mitt Romney anointed Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, an ardent conservative and devoted budget cutter, as his vice presidential running mate on Saturday, and the two men immediately embarked on a tour of campaign battleground states vowing to defeat President Barack Obama and repair the long-ailing U.S. economy. Get a copy of today's Register for more on this story and reaction from local political leaders to the selection of Paul Ryan.
3:07 AM Aug 13, 2012
Huron County health commissioner Tom Hollinger knows what it's like to pass the night sleeping in a hammock near the pigs one is exhibiting in the county fair.
3:00 PM Aug 12, 2012
Is a gun like a virus, a car, tobacco or alcohol? Yes say public health experts, who in the wake of recent mass shootings are calling for a fresh look at gun violence as a social disease.
1:00 PM Aug 12, 2012
They spend their summers setting up shop at fairs, festivals and events.
10:00 AM Aug 12, 2012
Excerpt from the Viewpoint editorial in today's Register, Aug. 12, 2012: We do find hope, however, from the people who step up: The passerby who tried to breathe life back into a beaten child; the Put-in-Bay residents who fought off an alleged would-be rapist; the neighbor or family member who blows the whistle on elder financial abuse. Everybody has an opinion; Don't miss ours
5:55 AM Aug 12, 2012
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney tapped Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin as his vice presidential running mate for the fall campaign on Saturday, turning to the architect of a conservative and intensely controversial long-term budget plan to remake Medicare and cut trillions in federal spending.
5:05 AM Aug 12, 2012
One of the best features of a demolition derby is you don't have to know a lot of rules to follow the action.
5:00 AM Aug 12, 2012

Excerpt from Westerhold's Between the Lines column in tomorrow's Sunday Register:

8:07 PM Aug 11, 2012

Pulitzer Prize winning newspaper columnist Connie Schultz is taking on a new writing challenge. She's writing a novel.

2:42 PM Aug 11, 2012
The Sandusky school board will have a reception and ice cream social from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the downtown Washington Park Gazebo to welcome Dr. Eugene Sanders, who was recently hired as the district's interim superintendent.
2:17 PM Aug 11, 2012
An Ohio State Highway Patrol dispatcher was charged with assault last week for biting a man's ear so hard it bled, according to a Put-in-Bay police report.
1:00 PM Aug 11, 2012
WSOS Community Action Commission has announced the availablity of job training for veterans.
9:00 AM Aug 11, 2012