The Obama administration and five states have reached an agreement to speed up approval of offshore wind farms in the Great Lakes, which have been delayed by cost concerns and public opposition.
8:07 PM Mar 30, 2012
Cattle prices fell sharply this week as headlines appeared regarding a ground beef additive dubbed "pink slime.' The substance, known in the beef industry as lean finely textured beef (LFTB), is made from leftover trimmings.
6:10 PM Mar 30, 2012
Unemployment rates fell last month in most U.S. states, including in some hit hardest during the recession.
5:20 PM Mar 30, 2012
Love of history lures man to coin business.
5:11 PM Mar 30, 2012
A Sandusky woman accused a gas station clerk of scamming her out of lottery ticket winnings Wednesday on Milan Road.
4:07 PM Mar 30, 2012
Local blogger Lindsay Deering shares this week her feelings of hope that someday she could feel happy again after the loss of her newborn son.
3:00 PM Mar 30, 2012
Lottery ticket lines swelled Friday as players drawn by a record $640 million Mega Millions jackpot cast aside concerns about odds to take a chance at becoming an overnight millionaire.
2:30 PM Mar 30, 2012
If you're a history buff, you probably know about the area's more obvious attractions, such as the Perry Monument at Put-in-Bay (has a great battle museum), the Edison Birthplace Museum in Milan (where you might meet relatives of Thomas Edison) and the Rutherford Hayes center in Fremont (nice museum, and don't miss the special events.) Here are some places you might have missed:
2:14 PM Mar 30, 2012
PUT-IN-BAY People may find a little piece of local history jangling around in their pockets in a few years. The U.S. Mint announced it will feature Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial on a quarter to be issued in 2013.
2:12 PM Mar 30, 2012
Ports along Lake Erie in northern Ohio, Michigan and Canada are hoping to be selected as hosts for tall ships traveling to the lake in 2013 to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the U.S. victory over the British in the Battle of Lake Erie.
2:11 PM Mar 30, 2012
Although the United States emerged from the War of 1812 with a national anthem, it's become a largely forgotten war over the years. Rick Finch, director of Fort Meigs State Memorial Park in Perrysburg, thinks more people could become aware of the war's significance as the 200th anniversary of the conflict (1812-15) draws nearer.
2:10 PM Mar 30, 2012
The Perry Group and Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial superintendent, Blanca Stransky, delivered a commemorative flag this week to the U.S. Secretary of Navy in recognition of the 200 year anniversary of the War of 1812.
2:10 PM Mar 30, 2012
The following real estate transactions represent the highest and lowest amounts recorded in Erie, Huron and Ottawa counties for the week ending March 30, 2012.
1:00 PM Mar 30, 2012
Q: I was wondering what local Easter-themed events are available for children. Thank you. -Sally from Perkins
12:00 PM Mar 30, 2012
A Mentor man launched cash and drugs from his car window Thursday afternoon as he led police and deputies on a high-speed chase through Huron County.
11:14 AM Mar 30, 2012