NEWS


10:28 pm
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Pastors fight back on QAnon, conspiracy theories in churches
10:27 pm
Updated: 10:29 pm. |      
Gun show returns to Allen County Fairgrounds
10:26 pm
Updated: 10:29 pm. |      
Schools explore bringing back prom. Will there be dancing?
10:24 pm
Updated: 10:31 pm. |      
Senate OKs $1.9T virus relief bill
10:23 pm
Updated: 10:31 pm. |      
Saturday morning fire destroys Lima home
10:22 pm
Updated: 10:32 pm. |      
David Trinko: Women in construction catching up quickly
Baldwin Wallace professor discusses women in politics

Baldwin Wallace professor discusses women in politics

LIMA — In politics today, women in Ohio have lagged behind others across the country.Barbara Palmer, professor of political science at Baldwin W...

March 6th, 2021 updated: March 6th, 2021. |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Lima metropolitan area wages

Celebrating Our Spirit: Lima metropolitan area wages

EMPLOYERS IN THE REGIONService providers: 38,700Goods producing: 11,200Trade, transportation and utilities: 9,900Government: 5,700Professional and bus...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Allen County labor statistics

Celebrating Our Spirit: Allen County labor statistics

2020Employed: 43,700Labor Force: 47,800Unemployed: 4,100Unemployment Rate: 8.7%JANUARYEmployed: 45,300Labor Force: 47,800Unemployed: 2,500Unemployment...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Auglaize County labor statistics

Celebrating Our Spirit: Auglaize County labor statistics

2020Employed: 23,000Labor Force: 24,700Unemployed: 1,700Unemployment Rate: 7.0%JANUARYEmployed: 23,900Labor Force: 24,900Unemployed: 900Unemployment R...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Hardin County labor statistics

Celebrating Our Spirit: Hardin County labor statistics

2020Employed: 12,700Labor Force: 13,900Unemployed: 1,100Unemployment Rate: 8.3%JANUARYEmployed: 12,800Labor Force: 13,600Unemployed: 700Unemployment R...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Putnam County labor statistics

Celebrating Our Spirit: Putnam County labor statistics

2020Employed: 17,500Labor Force: 18,600Unemployed: 1,100Unemployment Rate: 5.7%JANUARYEmployed: 17,800Labor Force: 18,500Unemployed: 800Unemployment R...

March 6th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


11:11 pm
Updated: 11:29 pm. |   
Girls basketball: Crestview rolls to state berth
Wrestling: Allen East qualifies five for state

Wrestling: Allen East qualifies five for state

TROY — Allen East sent 10 wrestlers to this weekend’s Division III district tournament at Troy’s Hobart Arena.When it was all said a...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Boys basketball: Shawnee battles past St. Marys back to regionals

Boys basketball: Shawnee battles past St. Marys back to regionals

SPENCERVILLE — Some boys basketball games are about finesse.Shawnee’s district championship win vs. St. Marys was about the battle, and th...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Boys basketball: Lima Senior advances to Division I regionals

Boys basketball: Lima Senior advances to Division I regionals

MILLBURY – Defense has been Lima Senior’s bread and butter this season but against Sylvania Northview, the Spartans also needed an Ant, a ...

March 6th, 2021 updated: March 6th, 2021. |  


Boys basketball: ‘D’ the key as Ottawa-Glandorf advances to regionals

Boys basketball: ‘D’ the key as Ottawa-Glandorf advances to regionals

LIMA — Ottawa-Glandorf’s boys basketball team is back in the regional basketball tournament for the second year in a row.Don’t think...

March 6th, 2021 updated: March 6th, 2021. |  


Women’s basketball: No. 24 Rutgers downs 22nd-ranked Ohio State 71-63

Women’s basketball: No. 24 Rutgers downs 22nd-ranked Ohio State 71-63

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Arella Guirantes scored a career-high 20 points with 10 rebounds, Tyia Singleton earned her first career double-double, an...

March 5th, 2021 |  


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LIFESTYLE


10:22 pm
Updated: 10:32 pm. |    
David Trinko: Women in construction catching up quickly
Visit a gun show, enjoy a hike

Visit a gun show, enjoy a hike

REGION — There is a wide range of possibilities for entertainment this weekend:• The Tri State Gun Show will be from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. S...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Paramount+ the latest streamer

Paramount+ the latest streamer

NEW YORK — Paramount+ debuted Thursday as the latest — and last — streaming option from a major media company, this time from Viacom...

March 4th, 2021 |  


Quinn on Nutrition: The great saturated fat debate

Quinn on Nutrition: The great saturated fat debate

I just love the science of nutrition. It constantly changes as we learn more about how food and nutrients work in the body. And as we gather more info...

March 3rd, 2021 |  


Historian Anne Beehler

Historian Anne Beehler

LIMA — For a woman who spent much of her life chronicling Lima’s history, Anne Beehler’s obituary left few hints of her own.“A...

March 2nd, 2021 |  


Lima Public Library Book Reviews

Lima Public Library Book Reviews

FictionIn the Company of Men by Véronique TadjoTwo boys venture from their village to hunt in a nearby forest, where they shoot down bats with gl...

February 28th, 2021 |  


Real Life Mama: Building relationships

Real Life Mama: Building relationships

March. Even typing that out almost makes me cringe. Before last year, March used to represent hope, spring, new life. However, now I am not sure that ...

February 27th, 2021 |  


OPINION


10:22 pm
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David Trinko: Women in construction catching up quickly

Here’s a news flash for Cuomo

Editorial: When will powerful men like Andrew Cuomo finally get the #MeToo memo?Facing growing pressure to resign over sexual misconduct allegations, ...

March 6th, 2021 |  


States aim to chip away at abortion rights with Supreme Court in mind

When Rep. Lola Sheldon-Galloway introduced a bill in the Montana House two years ago that would have prohibited abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy,...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Trust science and the fact

Trust science and the fact

I am a health-care professional and care deeply for the health and safety of our community. The Birch Solar farm is an opportunity for our community t...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Michael Reagan: Texas send loud and bold signal to the whole country

Michael Reagan: Texas send loud and bold signal to the whole country

He wasn’t the first governor in the country to lift the mask mandate for his state.North Dakota, Montana and Iowa have ended state-wide mask ord...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Legal-Ease: Creating, naming and maintaining roads

Legal-Ease: Creating, naming and maintaining roads

Ohio has specific processes for creating, naming and maintaining most roads other than state highways and interstates.Typically, a roadway is created ...

March 6th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


Celebrating Our Spirit: Hardin County labor statistics

Celebrating Our Spirit: Hardin County labor statistics

2020Employed: 12,700Labor Force: 13,900Unemployed: 1,100Unemployment Rate: 8.3%JANUARYEmployed: 12,800Labor Force: 13,600Unemployed: 700Unemployment R...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Putnam County labor statistics

Celebrating Our Spirit: Putnam County labor statistics

2020Employed: 17,500Labor Force: 18,600Unemployed: 1,100Unemployment Rate: 5.7%JANUARYEmployed: 17,800Labor Force: 18,500Unemployed: 800Unemployment R...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Van Wert County labor statistics

Celebrating Our Spirit: Van Wert County labor statistics

2020Employed: 13,800Labor Force: 14,900Unemployed: 1,000Unemployment Rate: 7.0%JANUARYEmployed: 14,400Labor Force: 15,100Unemployed: 600Unemployment R...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Wages in the region

Celebrating Our Spirit: Wages in the region

WAGES IN THE REGIONPhysicians, All Other and Ophthalmologists, Except Pediatric: Entry level $89,670, experienced $262,980, median $205,420Nurse Anest...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Restaurants innovate amid pandemic

Celebrating Our Spirit: Restaurants innovate amid pandemic

LIMA — Pete Williams and his wife, Bridgett, didn’t want to stay idle. So, when the couple temporarily closed the Old Barn Out Back in Mar...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: Demand increases for eating at home

Celebrating Our Spirit: Demand increases for eating at home

OTTAWA — Mark Kohls sees the familiar faces in his grocery store a lot more often these days.He sees husbands and wives shopping together at Koh...

March 6th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


5 more Householder campaign finance claims referred in Ohio

5 more Householder campaign finance claims referred in Ohio

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s elections chief said Friday that he has amended his massive list of campaign finance violations against suspects in an a...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Ohio River search for boy to resume; mom charged with murder

Ohio River search for boy to resume; mom charged with murder

CINCINNATI (AP) — Crews expect to resume searching the Ohio River on Sunday for a 6-year-old Ohio boy who police say died when his mother tried ...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Ex-US attorney to try to help free man convicted of killings

Ex-US attorney to try to help free man convicted of killings

CLEVELAND — A former U.S. attorney has joined a legal team trying to free a man convicted of killing three people who has long proclaimed his in...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Police: Suspect got into wrong-way crash, was shot to death

Police: Suspect got into wrong-way crash, was shot to death

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A shooting suspect fleeing police got into a wrong-way crash on an Ohio interstate and was then killed in an exchange of g...

March 6th, 2021 |  


Ohio Senate approves reforms expanding access to help for crime victims

Ohio Senate approves reforms expanding access to help for crime victims

DAYTON —The Ohio Senate on Wednesday unanimously passed legislation expanding access to the state’s victim compensation program.The issue ...

March 6th, 2021 |  


LGBTQ nondiscrimination bill is back in the Ohio General Assembly for the 10th time

LGBTQ nondiscrimination bill is back in the Ohio General Assembly for the 10th time

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Bipartisan bills will be introduced in the Ohio Senate and House seeking to extend nondiscrimination protections to LGBTQ Ohioa...

March 4th, 2021 |