Friday, March 29, 2013

Today is Good Friday.


We should have nice weather, for Easter Egg Hunts in Willard and Norwalk.

The annual egg hunt, sponsored by the Willard Area Kiwanis Club will begin promptly at 10am tomorrow, at the Willard City Park. It’s open to kids ages two through twelve. The Easter Bunny will be there, along with a fire truck and firefighters.

Norwalk’s egg hunt will be held at Baines Park. Fun activities will begin at 1, with the egg hunt at 2.


The Ohio State Buckeyes are bound for the Elite Eight.

Last night, a three-pointer by LaQuinton Ross with two seconds left gave Ohio State a 73-70 win over Arizona, in a Sweet 16 matchup in L.A. Next up for the Buckeyes: The Shockers of Wichita State. They’ll play at 7:05 tomorrow night, and you can hear it live on 95.3, WLKR.


Former Erie County Sheriff John Magnuson has died, after a lengthy battle with MS.

Magnuson passed away yesterday, at the age of 66. He was Erie County’s longest-tenured sheriff, serving five terms between 1980 and 2000. Arrangements are pending.


Technical problems shut down Huron County’s 9-1-1 system late yesterday afternoon.

9-1-1 was up and running again by early evening.


Charges are pending, against the man who shot and killed his wife, then turned the gun on himself.

Randy Ross remains at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. He’s expected to be there for some time. Ottawa County deputies said Ross fatally shot his estranged wife, Amy Ross, at a home just outside Oak Harbor. It happened Wednesday, around noon. Ross then shot himself twice in the head, but somehow survived.


Clyde’s largest employer is being taken to court, for allegedly causing cancer in dozens of people.

Attorneys have filed a class-action lawsuit against Whirlpool, claiming the company built a park on a toxic waste dump. The U.S. EPA has not directly linked Whirlpool to the chemicals under the park.