The Erie County Health Department is exploring whether it can build a new inpatient clinic that will provide treatment for alcoholism, drug addiction and mental health problems, regardless of ability to pay.
6:31 PM Mar 1, 2013

Here is this week’s edition of Futures File, our weekly commodities wrap-up:

Cattle Weights Clipped by Storms

4:00 PM Mar 1, 2013
Wrestlers from Edison, St. Paul, Sandusky, Perkins, Clyde and Oak Harbor are one step closer to going for a state title after winning opening-round matches Friday.
3:35 PM Mar 1, 2013
Sandusky County officials investigating the March 2, 2012, shooting death of 19-year-old Jacob Limberios, have irrefutable evidence the teenager did not shoot himself, according to the attorney representing the Limberios family.
2:54 PM Mar 1, 2013

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.

2:01 PM Mar 1, 2013
The grand re-opening of the “Grab the Brass Ring” exhibit will have silent auctions, appetizers, wine, beer, soda, carousel rides, of course, and a special chance to see a part of the museum that won’t be open again this year.
11:40 AM Mar 1, 2013

This week on the Genealogy of Northwest Ohio blog, Derek Davey writes about the importance of using probate court documents to find information about family money in genealogy research.

10:58 AM Mar 1, 2013

The executive director of the Sandusky State Theatre Thomas Kazmierczak was our guest this week on Between the Lines. Check out the program to see if host Matt Westerhold can spell the director's last name without any help.

10:40 AM Mar 1, 2013
Jurors in Ohio have heard testimony from a man about how his father planned to reply to a Craigslist ad that prosecutors say led to his slaying in 2011. The testimony came Thursday in the Akron trial of 53-year-old Richard Beasley. He's accused of killing three men lured by phony Craigslist job postings.
10:24 AM Mar 1, 2013
A Huron man allegedly robbed a former classmate at knifepoint Wednesday at a Berlin Road gas station. Brandon Ferrell, 21, was charged with aggravated robbery.
9:58 AM Mar 1, 2013
Ohio is about to launch an avalanche of new spending by a federal government that’s already broke, conservatives and Tea Party members say. But health care advocates say that people who can’t afford to go to the doctor finally will get the care they need.
8:01 AM Mar 1, 2013

Thumbs up to U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Toledo, for seeking $10.3 million in federal funds for improvements at the Ohio Veterans Home in Perkins Township. If successful, the funds would improve electrical, sewer, heating and air conditioning systems at the 427-bed facility.

7:30 AM Mar 1, 2013