With a blinding flash and a booming shock wave, a meteor blazed across the western Siberian sky Friday and exploded with the force of 20 atomic bombs, injuring more than 1,000 people as it blasted out windows and spread panic in a city of 1 million.
Sandusky Register managing editor Matt Westerhold and Serving Our Seniors executive director Sue Daugherty moderated a health care reform forum Friday morning at Sandusky Community Church of the Nazarene. Watch the Q & A here:
A 150-foot asteroid hurtled through Earth's backyard Friday, coming within an incredible 17,150 miles and making the closest known flyby for a rock of its size. In a chilling coincidence, a meteor exploded above Russia's Ural Mountains just hours before the asteroid zoomed past the planet.
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.
This week the Historical Research Partners blog touches on the origins of Valentine's Day, which gets its romantic connotations from the Roman Festival of Lupercalia traditionally celebrated on Feb. 15.