3 hrs ago
City, county talk courts, judges at meeting
City officials brought their court consolidation questions and concerns to the Sandusky County Board of Commissioners on Thursday morning, as the county commission continues to mull over possible changes to its court structure.
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18 hrs ago
Damschroder campaign OK'd
By a 4-0 vote, the bipartisan Sandusky County Board of Elections on Wednesday dismissed the protest filed against Rhonda Damschroder's write-in candidacy after the complainant refused to defend his protest and walked out of the hearing.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
SKYWARN training set for March 25
The program is free and open to the public. The National Weather Service in Cleveland will give a presentation to help individuals identify severe weather and the proper way to report it to the National Weather Service.
Winter sparks memories of 197820141978
When the Blizzard of 1978 blanketed the Great Lakes region, Sandusky County residents were snowed in their homes for days.
Election board: Rhonda Damschroder OK for write-in ballot
Sandusky County Board of Elections voted unanimously Wednesday afternoon to dismiss the petition against Rhonda Damschroder's write-in candidacy for the 88th District seat.
For the record: Two transported in injury crash
Two were transported to Memorial Hospital for minor injuries and were released at 5:30 p.m. THEFT * 5:14 p.m., a computer was reported missing in the 2100 block of Sandusky County Road 701 in Washington Township.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
City, county compete in blood drive
City and Sandusky County officials will face off in a friendly battle later this month, with a goal of getting as many blood donations as they can for the regional American Red Cross chapter.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Fremont listed in Top 10 in nation
Fremont joined the ranks of four other Ohio cities that earned a place on Site Selection Magazine's Top U.S. Micropolitans New and Expanded Facilities in 2013.
For the record: Woman reports tomatoes thrown at home
Sunday INCIDENTS * 9:39 a.m., a man reported that his mailbox was vandalized in the 2100 block of Sandusky County Road 241 in Riley Township.
Not your father's Highway Patrol
The director of the Ohio Department of Public Safety, John Born, has been dodging questions for weeks about the Patrol's disciplinary practices after domestic violence, falsification and alleged sexual misconduct allegations were levied recently against three Patrol troopers in separate incidents.
Driver killed in ODOT truck crash in Sandusky Twp.
A Sandusky County man died Sunday night after troopers say the driver rear-ended an Ohio Department of Transportation truck.
Man killed in Ohio snowplow crash 37 minutes
The Ohio State Highway Patrol says a 22-year-old man was killed when he slammed his car into the rear of a snowplow.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Departments respond to chimney fire
Personnel from several local fire departments battled a chimney fire Sunday evening in the 5600 block of Sandusky County Road 21, according to police scanner traffic.
Statements don't match up
Fremont police chief Tim Wiersma and Sandusky County sheriff Kyle Overmyer refused to address apparent discrepancies and contradictory information provided by sheriff's detective Sean O'Connell about the death of Craig Burdine on Aug. 11, 2007.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Fremont City Council opening filled
Joe Michles, who narrowly lost election to Fremont City Council in November, has been appointed to fill a vacant at-large seat.
Is 2014 the year for gay marriage in Ohio?
Robert Johnson-Keeton grew up in a religious community just outside Chillicothe.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Searching for Mrs. Sandusky County
The search is on for the new Mrs. Sandusky County, according to Emily Stark, the Ohio director for the Mrs. America Pageant system.
Allen, Haldeman join The News-Messenger
The News-Messenger has welcomed two new advertising representatives to the newspaper in recent weeks, as a pair of 2013 University of Toledo graduates joined the staff.
For the record: Man reports roommate for taking wife's sex toys
BURGLARIES * 9:09 p.m., an attempted burglary was reported in the 3600 block of Limerick Road in Green Creek Township.
Cordle family not happy with 'Cold Justice'
At the end of a national TV show that examined the cold case killing of a Bellevue woman, the investigators determined they believed her husband was the killer.