95 percent of ancient Ohio was forested. But centuries ago there were also small regions of prairie. Tall grasses and wildflowers were part of the prairie ecology and so were bison. Researchers near Columbus are trying to reestablish a prairie / bison ecosystem.
The State Highway Patrol says troopers pulled over a minivan in southwestern Ohio this week and discovered it was hauling more than 500 pounds of marijuana valued at more than $2.1 million.