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Jim Krumel: It was ‘THE’ story people were talking about
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Prayer service held in Lima to address gun violence
Wildlife now roam where US once forged its deadliest weapons

Wildlife now roam where US once forged its deadliest weapons

DENVER (AP) — From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of t...

August 19th, 2019 updated: August 19th, 2019. |  


Fair hosts Safety Day

Fair hosts Safety Day

LIMA — Sunday was Safety Day at the Allen County Fair.The event held southeast of the race track had to be moved from the grandstand infield due...

August 19th, 2019 updated: August 19th, 2019. |  


Bath’s Droll wants to become civil engineer

Bath’s Droll wants to become civil engineer

BATH TOWNSHIP — Ryan Droll, 17, a senior at Bath High School, wants to become a civil engineer and he’s already started taking college cla...

August 19th, 2019 updated: August 19th, 2019. |  


Red Cross blood donation scheduled in St. Marys

Red Cross blood donation scheduled in St. Marys

ST. MARYS — There will be a blood donation opportunity from noon to 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26, at Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 130 N. Wayn...

August 19th, 2019 |  


Red Cross blood donation scheduled in Lima

Red Cross blood donation scheduled in Lima

LIMA — There will be a blood donation opportunity from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, at the UNOH 200 Building, 1450 N. Cable Road, Lima. ....

August 18th, 2019 |  


Kane Brown sells out fairgrounds

Kane Brown sells out fairgrounds

LIMA — “If found please return to Kane Brown.” Those were the custom matching shirts the group of Maxel and Molen ladies, from Sprin...

August 18th, 2019 updated: August 18th, 2019. |  


SPORTS


Mickelson’s morning electric, game wasn’t

Mickelson’s morning electric, game wasn’t

MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — Phil Mickelson had a wild Sunday, and that was before he showed up for the BMW Championship.Mickelson said on Twitter that ...

August 18th, 2019 |  


Marla Ridenour column: Kitchens wants more toughness from Browns

Marla Ridenour column: Kitchens wants more toughness from Browns

BEREA — Coach Freddie Kitchens realizes the “culture shock” the Browns are experiencing as he tries to toughen his team, even if he ...

August 18th, 2019 |  


Aquino, Reds drop Cards into first-place tie with 6-1 win

Aquino, Reds drop Cards into first-place tie with 6-1 win

CINCINNATI (AP) — Aristides Aquino hit a three-run homer, Nick Senzel added a leadoff shot and the Cincinnati Reds dropped the St. Louis Cardina...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Backup QBs lead Browns past Colts

Backup QBs lead Browns past Colts

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Cleveland Browns coach Freddie Kitchens played it safe Saturday.After watching two physical practices with the Indianapolis ...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Barty upset in Cincy semifinal; Djokovic tries for 2nd title

Barty upset in Cincy semifinal; Djokovic tries for 2nd title

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Ashleigh Barty’s chance to move back to No. 1 was only one victory away. At the end of an up-and-down week, she didn...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Yanks beat Indians 6-5

Yanks beat Indians 6-5

NEW YORK (AP) — Again, again and again, the New York Yankees kept hammering away.At the umpires — and the Cleveland Indians, too.Manager A...

August 17th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Hall of Fame sports broadcaster Whitaker dies at 95
Get This: Woman thought she had kidney stones, gave birth to triplets

Get This: Woman thought she had kidney stones, gave birth to triplets

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota woman who recently gave birth to triplets says she didn’t find out about her pregnancy until she went ...

August 18th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: K through 12, all in one home

David Trinko: K through 12, all in one home

As classes begin for this school year, we’re in a unique position at our home.Our oldest daughter enters her senior year. She’s been throu...

August 18th, 2019 updated: August 18th, 2019. |  


Judy and Larry Reichenbach

Judy and Larry Reichenbach

BLUFFTON — Mr. and Mrs. Larry Reichenbach are celebrating 55 years of marriage with a family dinner.Reichenbach and the former Judy Allen were m...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Louise and Anthony Warnecke

Louise and Anthony Warnecke

DELPHOS — Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Warnecke are celebrating 50 years of marriage with an open house.Warnecke and the former Louise Lindeman were mar...

August 17th, 2019 |  


“The Art of Racing in the Rain” – PG

“The Art of Racing in the Rain” – PG

The Story“I’m not much of a dog person,” says school teacher Eve (Amanda Seyfried), when she first meets golden retriever, Enzo. ...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Real Life Mama: More than waffles

Real Life Mama: More than waffles

“I love you more than waffles, Mama,” Reagan, my rambunctious 4-year-old proclaimed as she flung her arms around my neck and held on tight...

August 17th, 2019 |  


OPINION


David Trinko: K through 12, all in one home

David Trinko: K through 12, all in one home

As classes begin for this school year, we’re in a unique position at our home.Our oldest daughter enters her senior year. She’s been throu...

August 18th, 2019 updated: August 18th, 2019. |  


Doyle McManus: Comparing cost of medicine in U.S to cost in Canada

Doyle McManus: Comparing cost of medicine in U.S to cost in Canada

I walked into a small-town pharmacy in rural Canada in search of lifesaving medicine: insulin.I don’t have diabetes. But an estimated 30 million...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Editorial: Facial recognition is “not ready for prime time”

Editorial: Facial recognition is “not ready for prime time”

Facial recognition technology, which is in the very early stages of development, is too undependable and prone to inaccuracy to deploy as a law enforc...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Letter: Time to end two-party monopoly

Letter: Time to end two-party monopoly

The question should be asked: Why are we still a two-party system?The two political parties are nothing more than monopolies. Two entities that believ...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Editorial: Five tips for a safe school year

Editorial: Five tips for a safe school year

More than 1,170 fatal vehicle crashes were classified as school-transportation-related from 2006 to 2015, according to the National Highway Traffic Sa...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Shawn Windsor: Hey, Ohio State: Trying to steal the word ‘THE’ makes you greedy

Shawn Windsor: Hey, Ohio State: Trying to steal the word ‘THE’ makes you greedy

WalMart once tried to trademark the smiley face. Sarah Palin tried to trademark her name. Syracuse University tried to nail down the word “orang...

August 17th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First National3.50/3.00%Par...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Land transfers, Aug. 1-14

Land transfers, Aug. 1-14

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the two weeks running Aug. 1 through 14. Figures reflect the...

August 17th, 2019 updated: August 17th, 2019. |  


Glo Golf opens in Lima Mall

Glo Golf opens in Lima Mall

LIMA — The Lima Mall has a new option for families looking for indoor entertainment: Glo Golf.The glow-in-the-dark indoor miniature golf course,...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Wapakoneta Area Economic Development Council’s Myers to retire in 2020

Wapakoneta Area Economic Development Council’s Myers to retire in 2020

WAPAKONETA — The Wapakoneta Area Economic Development Council is seeking a new executive director as the agency’s current director, Greg M...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Lima Memorial plans $30M expansion

Lima Memorial plans $30M expansion

LIMA — Lima Memorial Health System on Thursday unveiled plans for a $30 million expansion as demand for outpatient services grows.Plans call for...

August 16th, 2019 updated: August 16th, 2019. |  


GLR president seeks cooperation with county

GLR president seeks cooperation with county

LIMA — The Greater Lima Region Inc.’s new president and CEO is meeting with governmental representatives and community boards in search of...

August 16th, 2019 updated: August 16th, 2019. |  


STATE NEWS


‘Miracle house’ in Ohio draws pilgrims amid sainthood push

‘Miracle house’ in Ohio draws pilgrims amid sainthood push

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Late in the summer of 1939, crowds of strangers started showing up at Rhoda Wise’s house next to a city dump in Ohio a...

August 18th, 2019 |  


Proposed changes would reduce water monitoring samples taken

Proposed changes would reduce water monitoring samples taken

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Proposed changes to Ohio’s water quality monitoring program would reduce the number of water samples taken from the ...

August 18th, 2019 |  


16-year-old Logan County boy suspected of stabbing mother turns himself in

16-year-old Logan County boy suspected of stabbing mother turns himself in

After confessing to stabbing his mother while she was in her bed, a Logan County teen is facing a murder charge.Police say Brycen Caudill, 16, called ...

August 18th, 2019 |  


Facebook suspending medical marijuana forums for promoting drug use

Facebook suspending medical marijuana forums for promoting drug use

Ohioans’ right to use medical marijuana with a doctor’s recommendation came face-to-face with Facebook’s community standards this we...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Gov. Mike DeWine: Use of fentanyl in executions ‘not an option’

Gov. Mike DeWine: Use of fentanyl in executions ‘not an option’

A lawmaker’s proposal aside, Gov. Mike DeWine says the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl is “not an option” as state officials search...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Records: Hazing at football camp included sexual assault

Records: Hazing at football camp included sexual assault

CLEVELAND (AP) — Eleven Cleveland-area high school football players were victims of hazing at a camp in June, including four who were sexually a...

August 16th, 2019 |