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.
For the first time in nearly two decades, the City of Columbus has a new chief of police. He is long-time police commander Walter Distelzweig.
Friday was the first day in office for Delaware County’s new sheriff. Walter “Magnum” Davis is said to be the first African American to hold the position of sheriff in Ohio.