It's fast-growing and drought-tolerant, producing tons of biomass per acre. It thrives even in poor soil and is a self-propagating perennial, so it requires little investment once established.
6:01 AM Nov 18, 2012
Former Erie County Humane Society director Amy Porter is back in the public eye, running a nonprofit.
5:01 AM Nov 18, 2012
The Redmen are regional champions and will play next week in the state semifinals.
12:26 AM Nov 18, 2012
Prosecutors say a Cleveland Clinic emergency room nurse tried to hire a patient for $10,000 in an unsuccessful attempt to kill a woman in a dispute over a home ownership claim.
3:00 PM Nov 17, 2012
Local social agencies contacted Erie County social workers in case of malnourished children.
1:00 PM Nov 17, 2012
This holiday season, the biggest discount chains in the U.S. will tell the tale of two very different shoppers: those that have and those that have not.
11:00 AM Nov 17, 2012
Q & A With America’s Real Estate Professor
10:44 AM Nov 17, 2012
A man accused of causing a drunken hayride crash that injured dozens of passengers last year pleaded guilty to 16 criminal charges last week.
9:02 AM Nov 17, 2012
Long before Mitt Romney and Barack Obama wrestled over Ohio, it was also a crucial political battleground state for Abraham Lincoln. So much so that when he received word of the results of the state's 1863 elections, Lincoln said in a message: "Ohio has saved the Nation."
6:01 AM Nov 17, 2012
A dispute over Maui Sands back taxes has delayed Perkins Schools' efforts to pay for a levy proposal on the May ballot.
4:25 AM Nov 17, 2012
Cheered on by a flag-waving crowd, a parade float filled with wounded veterans and their spouses was inching across a railroad track when the crossing gates began to lower and a freight train that seemed to come out of nowhere was suddenly bearing down on them, its horn blaring.
8:28 PM Nov 16, 2012
The nation's diabetes problem is getting worse, and the biggest jump over 15 years was in Oklahoma, according to a new federal report issued Thursday.
7:49 PM Nov 16, 2012

The Sandusky city commission police chief search committee ignored city charter requirements during its selection process and recommended three candidates for the job who could not lawfully be appointed.

6:59 PM Nov 16, 2012