President signs defense bill, funding work at JSMC

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act on Wednesday, including an additional $371 million that could ...

November 25th, 2015 updated: November 25th, 2015. |  


Unemployment decreases, likely due to early seasonal hiring

Unemployment decreases, likely due to early seasonal hiring

LIMA — October saw most area counties’ unemployment rates decrease, potentially because of earlier-than-usual seasonal hiring.In years pas...

November 24th, 2015 |  


Mercer County pig farm wishes to expand

ROCKFORD — A Rockford pig farm is proposing the installation of two new swine finishing barns.KFS Farms, at 1630 state Route 707 in Rockford, ha...

November 24th, 2015 |  



Balyeat’s in Van Wert sold, to stay open

Balyeat’s in Van Wert sold, to stay open

VAN WERT — Despite many fears, Balyeat’s Coffee Shop in Van Wert will open its doors once again.The restaurant was auctioned off Monday, s...

November 24th, 2015 updated: November 24th, 2015. |  


Lima’s JSMC welcomes Bartman, Rosenberger

Lima’s JSMC welcomes Bartman, Rosenberger

LIMA — The Joint Systems Manufacturing Center welcomed two state officials to tour the plant Monday.Ohio Adjutant General Mark Bartman and Ohio ...

November 23rd, 2015 updated: November 23rd, 2015. |  


Fuel prices decline 18 cents in Lima

Fuel prices decline 18 cents in Lima

LIMA — Fuel prices were down in Lima on Monday, about 18 cents lower than last week’s average of $1.91, now at $1.72 per gallon.In the sta...

November 23rd, 2015 updated: November 23rd, 2015. |  


Prius headrest a pain in the neck

I love my new Prius C, but the headrest pushes my head and shoulders forward. It’s really bad, and my posture really gets messed up, as the new ...

November 22nd, 2015 updated: November 22nd, 2015. |  


A ‘not so family’ vehicle

A ‘not so family’ vehicle

LIMA — Make no mistake about it. Tom McPheron of Lima is a family man through and through.However, when it comes to being a family man, sometime...

November 22nd, 2015 updated: December 30th, 2015. |  


COLUMBIA, Tenn. — A German labor union opened a branch office in the Deep South backyard of German automakers and suppliers Thursday and said it...

November 22nd, 2015 |  


Ford’s ambitious global seat for use in all vehicles

Ford’s ambitious global seat for use in all vehicles

DETROIT — Ford thinks it has a front seat to being the best in the world.The automaker has developed a global front seat structure that can be u...

November 22nd, 2015 |