News
News Home
Quick Bites
Exploradio
News Archive
News Channel
Special Features
NPR
nowplaying
On AirNewsClassical
Loading...
  
School Closings
WKSU Support
Funding for WKSU is made possible in part through support from the following businesses and organizations.

Area Agency on Aging 10B, Inc.

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Lehmans


For more information on how your company or organization can support WKSU, download the WKSU Media Kit.

(WKSU Media Kit PDF icon )


Donate Your Vehicle to WKSU

Programs Schedule Make A Pledge Member BenefitsFAQ/HelpContact Us


Harsh winter delayed Great Lakes shipping
Other headlines: Two trails reopened in CVNP; Democrats question shake-up in Lt. Gov.'s office
by WKSU's JEFF ST. CLAIR


Reporter / Host
Jeff St. Clair
 
Ice fills the harbor in Duluth, Minnesota on Memorial Day 2014, long after the normal melt date.
Courtesy of Michael Stewart
Download (WKSU Only)
  • Harsh winter delayed Great Lakes shipping
  • Two trails reopened in CVNP
  • Democrats question shake-up in Lt. Gov.'s office
  • Suicide suspected in elementary school hanging
  • Harsh winter delayed Great Lakes shipping
    The harsh winter lingered longer in the Northern Great Lakes than normal, according to the National Weather Service.

    Ice as thick as 16 feet near the Sault St. Marie locks held up shipments of iron ore for the steel industry in the lower lakes.

    Meterologist Mike Stewart with the Duluth office says ice remained well into June.

    Stewart says the shipping of iron ore out of Duluth this year was delayed several weeks.


    Two trails reopened in CVNP
    The National Park Service has reopened two more trails in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park that were damaged by the May 12 storms.

    Wetmore and Langes Run trails in Boston Township are open again.

    Two trails remain closed: the Towpath Trail north of Ira Road in Cuyahoga Falls and the Botzum Trailhead in Akron. 

    The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad is operating on a modified.

     
    Democrats question shake-up in Lt. Gov.'s office
    Ohio Democrats are raising questions about the lieutenant governor's reaction to irregularities found on her top aide's timesheets.

    Republican Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor's chief of staff and another staffer resigned last week following issues with their timesheets.

    Taylor referred the matter to the state's inspector general to review.

    But Ohio's Democratic Party Chairman Chris Redfern told reporters Thursday that was "not a credible response" because the inspector general used to work for Taylor when she was state auditor.

    A spokesman for Inspector General Randall Meyer says he has sworn an oath to be impartial and will be in any of the matters that he addresses.

    Republicans have previously accused Democratic governor's candidate Ed FitzGerald of politicizing the Cuyahoga County watchdog's office.


    Suicide suspected in elementary school hanging
    Authorities near Cleveland say the body found hanging in a tree outside an elementary school is a likely suicide victim.

    Beachwood police say the body of a 24-year-old man was found hanging in a tree Wednesday morning at the back of Hilltop Elementary School.

    Administrators arriving for the second-to-last day of school discovered the scene before students arrived.

    The medical examiner's office identified him as Bram Glazer of Beachwood.

    The death "appears to be a suicide."

    Add Your Comment
    Name:

    Location:

    E-mail: (not published, only used to contact you about your comment)


    Comments:




     
    Page Options

    Print this page

    E-Mail this page / Send mp3

    Share on Facebook





    Stories with Recent Comments

    ResponsibleOhio leader says the state is trying to set Issue 3 up for failure
    Ohio suppose to believe that a group of investors were united under one cause to legalize marijuana.Once legal they all of sudden turn into 10 different compani...

    Terry Pluto: U of A's new athletic director has the toughest job in town
    It is a hard sell. The Students do not want to go to the football games and they do not want to pay for the program. They have a lot of student loan debt and t...

    Akron considering the future of the B.F. Goodrich smokestacks
    This BFGoodrich alumna says, "Thank you, Dave Lieberth!"

    State creates panel to look at Ohio charter school sponsors
    It is more than disturbing that charter schools, which seemed like a good idea years ago, have begun to cripple public school education.

    DEVO mural in Akron is now on display downtown
    The installation is not at the former site of Chili Dog Mac. CDM was one block north on the other side of Main St.

    New report shows growth in white collar jobs for Northeast Ohio
    Unfortunately, there are fewer jobs in comparison to the number of professionals applying for them. I have been had a full time job since June 2012. In order to...

    Advocacy group: Ohio could lead in clean energy
    Ohio Legislators, You are supposed to be our leaders but you're not taking us where we want to go - where we need to go!

    Campaign for and against marijuana legalization begins
    Cannabis legalization needs to happen as soon as possible! But not if it gives monopolies to a selected few to grow and sell the herb. Responsible Ohio's mono...

    Heinen's in downtown Cleveland sponsors a contest for food entrepreneurs
    Love that this took place right here! What a way to support local. Thank you Heinens! Love this quote, as a small local biz, I agree, it's big!! "To be a small...

    Copyright © 2015 WKSU Public Radio, All Rights Reserved.

     
    In Partnership With:

    NPR PRI Kent State University

    listen in windows media format listen in realplayer format Car Talk Hosts: Tom & Ray Magliozzi Fresh Air Host: Terry Gross A Service of Kent State University 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. NPR Senior Correspondent: Noah Adams Living on Earth Host: Steve Curwood 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. A Service of Kent State University