NEWS


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Virus raging across Ohio
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2 plead guilty in bribery probe
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County buys covid-fighting police cruisers
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Lima Municipal Court records
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St. Marys rapist faces 26-plus years after rape plea
Today’s Lima News Daily Briefing

Today’s Lima News Daily Briefing

Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Friday, Oct. 30.Allen County and Ohio reported their largest single-day increase in new COVI...

October 30th, 2020 |  


Christmas assistance signups Wednesday at Lima Salvation Army

Christmas assistance signups Wednesday at Lima Salvation Army

LIMA —The Lima Salvation Army is accepting registration for Christmas assistance on Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at their offices at 614 E. Mark...

October 29th, 2020 |  


Trump rallies packing in thousands

Trump rallies packing in thousands

TAMPA, Fla. — There are no crowds at Disneyland, still shut down by the coronavirus. Fewer fans attended the World Series this year than at any ...

October 29th, 2020 |  


Santa Claus visits planned at Van Wert Cinemas

Santa Claus visits planned at Van Wert Cinemas

VAN WERT — Santa Claus will visit the Van Wert Cinemas on Saturday, Nov. 7; Sunday, Nov. 8; Saturday, Dec. 12 and Saturday, Dec. 13 at Van Wert ...

October 29th, 2020 |  


Putnam County District Library plans online programs

Putnam County District Library plans online programs

OTTAWA — The Putnam County District Library will stream a tech program at 10 a.m. each Saturday in October on its Facebook page, facebook.com/my...

October 29th, 2020 |  


Blood donation scheduled in Burkettsville

Blood donation scheduled in Burkettsville

BURKETTSVILLE — There will be a blood donation opportunity from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 at the shelter house, 100 W. Main St., Burkett...

October 29th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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Leipsic off to regionals
Listen to this week’s LimaScores.com Weekly Podcast

Listen to this week’s LimaScores.com Weekly Podcast

Jose and David talk about the regional semifinals in the high school football playoffs, along with soccer and volleyball. ...

October 29th, 2020 updated: October 30th, 2020. |  


Roundup: O-G advances, Shawnee falls in volleyball

Roundup: O-G advances, Shawnee falls in volleyball

High SchoolVolleyballDivision III districtsOttawa-Glandorf 3, Liberty-Benton 0OTTAWA — Ottawa-Glandorf collected the Division III district title...

October 29th, 2020 |  


Football previews: LCC, Crestview square off in regional finals

Football previews: LCC, Crestview square off in regional finals

Next man up.Lima Central Catholic has heard that phrase quite a bit this year and the Thunderbirds will need it once again as they must replace the te...

October 28th, 2020 updated: October 29th, 2020. |  


O-G defense stepping up

O-G defense stepping up

OTTAWA – The old adage is defense wins championships and if that is the case Ottawa-Glandorf seems to be on the right path to a state title.The ...

October 28th, 2020 updated: October 28th, 2020. |  


Treece major part of Van Wert’s success

Treece major part of Van Wert’s success

VAN WERT – It is no secret that Van Wert’s Owen Treece is a major component to the Cougars’ success this year.The senior signal call...

October 28th, 2020 |  


Better without Beckham? Stats say maybe; Mayfield disagrees

Better without Beckham? Stats say maybe; Mayfield disagrees

CLEVELAND (AP) — The numbers don’t lie. Baker Mayfield has been a better quarterback for the Browns when Odell Beckham isn’t around....

October 28th, 2020 |  


MULTIMEDIA - PHOTO STORE



LIFESTYLE


Sniff test effective on virus

Sniff test effective on virus

Many of us have encountered new pandemic-related checkpoints as we’ve tried to enter a workplace or medical office. There’s no entry until...

October 28th, 2020 |  


Quinn on Nutrition: ABCs of good-for-you-foods, part 3

Quinn on Nutrition: ABCs of good-for-you-foods, part 3

When I am stumped to remember a person’s name, I try to kick it into my brain by going down the alphabet. Ann? Bonnie? Cathy? And so on. Sometim...

October 28th, 2020 |  


Russell Wilson, Ciara fund charter school in Seattle area

Russell Wilson, Ciara fund charter school in Seattle area

SEATTLE — Football star Russell Wilson and his wife Ciara, the Grammy-winning performer, are the latest wealthy philanthropists to back a charte...

October 28th, 2020 |  


Reminisce: Bailey’s artifacts tie Lima, Nez Perce

Reminisce: Bailey’s artifacts tie Lima, Nez Perce

One hundred twenty-one years after 2nd Lt. Harry Lee Bailey picked them up in a Nez Perce village in July 1877, and seven decades after he donated the...

October 27th, 2020 |  


T-Mobile offers up yet another TV streaming service

T-Mobile offers up yet another TV streaming service

Yet another service provider is jumping into the TV streaming wars. This time it’s T-Mobile and its TVision service with live news, entertainmen...

October 27th, 2020 |  


‘Brian’s Song,’ ‘Roots,’ ‘Purple Rain’ writer dies at 83

‘Brian’s Song,’ ‘Roots,’ ‘Purple Rain’ writer dies at 83

LOS ANGELES (AP) — William Blinn, a screenwriter for the landmark TV projects “Brian’s Song” and “Roots” and the P...

October 25th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Letter: Seibert has right qualities

Letter: Seibert has right qualities

Beth Seibert and I met at Rotary when she welcomed this newcomer (me) to sit at her table. From my personal experience, seeing Beth in action, I know ...

October 29th, 2020 |  


Letter: Speak up Joe, we’re listening

Letter: Speak up Joe, we’re listening

If Joe Biden has a full-proof plan to stop covid, bring it out. People are dying. That is what a leader would do.Stop criticizing President Trump. If ...

October 29th, 2020 |  


Letter: Answers needed about Lima water

Letter: Answers needed about Lima water

The Lima News released a now vanished report from the EPA about how Lima water has been out of compliance for the last 10 quarters. The issue was seri...

October 29th, 2020 |  


Letter:

Letter:

Lost!The old Democrat party.If found, please return to me.I don’t know where it is, but my parents always taught me to vote for the working man....

October 29th, 2020 |  


Lori Borgman: When a snake catches a ride

Lori Borgman: When a snake catches a ride

The black snake, stretched out on the hard clay, was nearly 5 feet long. We stood watching to see if it would slither back toward the woods or toward ...

October 29th, 2020 |  


Letter: Letter not mine, I back Dan Beck

Letter: Letter not mine, I back Dan Beck

A letter in the Your View column on the Opinion page in Wednesday’s newspaper was said to be written by me, Alton Stephens. I want everyone to k...

October 28th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


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Husky Energy and Cenovus Energy merge
Midwest Electric donates to area organizations

Midwest Electric donates to area organizations

ST. MARYS — Midwest Electric recently donated $15,750 to 14 west-central Ohio charities and community projects through the cooperative’s C...

October 27th, 2020 |  


A new set of shopping tips in the pandemic

A new set of shopping tips in the pandemic

Prior to March, shoppers would go to the mall or grocery store — without masks — and scout out the latest sales. Now, shopping looks much ...

October 24th, 2020 |  


Homebuyers’ wallets hammered as prices for plywood substitute spike

Homebuyers’ wallets hammered as prices for plywood substitute spike

Americans are coughing up $4,600 more on average to buy their dream home than six months ago — thanks to a record run-up in prices for a once-ch...

October 24th, 2020 |  


Worsening the housing shortage, construction costs keep rising

Worsening the housing shortage, construction costs keep rising

These days, most of your favorite mid-market purchases come cheap: laptops, televisions, cars, housecleaning, home exercise and sanity are all at barg...

October 24th, 2020 |  


5 credit mistakes that can haunt you

5 credit mistakes that can haunt you

Some credit mistakes are a lot worse than others. Little ones, like paying a credit card bill a day late, may cost you a penalty fee, but that’s...

October 24th, 2020 |  


Land transfers, Oct. 15-21

Land transfers, Oct. 15-21

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Oct. 15 through 21. Figures reflect the sel...

October 24th, 2020 |  


STATE NEWS


Interactive graphic: New U.S. cases of coronavirus

Interactive graphic: New U.S. cases of coronavirus

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October 29th, 2020 updated: October 29th, 2020. |  


Colorado cement plant to employ capture carbon technology

Colorado cement plant to employ capture carbon technology

DENVER (AP) — The owner of a cement plant in Florence has started design and engineering work with the goal of making it the first such U.S. fac...

October 25th, 2020 |  


New Ohio specialty license plates unveiled

New Ohio specialty license plates unveiled

On Thursday, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed Senate Bill 163 into law, creating 33 new specialty license plates to raise awareness and funds for nonprofi...

October 25th, 2020 |  


Ohio reports 2,309 new coronavirus cases, no new deaths

Ohio reports 2,309 new coronavirus cases, no new deaths

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health said Sunday that while no new COVID-19 deaths have been reported statewide, the number of confir...

October 25th, 2020 |  


Minister, Cuyahoga County settle lawsuit involving same-sex marriages

Minister, Cuyahoga County settle lawsuit involving same-sex marriages

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A Cleveland minister can avoid marrying same-sex couples in Cuyahoga County, without the fear of prosecution, under a proposed...

October 23rd, 2020 |  


Ohio files complaint on ex-House speaker’s campaign spending

Ohio files complaint on ex-House speaker’s campaign spending

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost filed a complaint Friday with the state Elections Commission over the former Ohio House speaker...

October 23rd, 2020 |