NEWS


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Trump in Wapakoneta: Manufacturing is back
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‘That’s what the people wanted’
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Crowd excited as Air Force One lands
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Democrats make their presence known
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Photos: President Donald Trump’s visit to Wapakoneta
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Trump: Wapakoneta benefits from foreign investment
Trump visit notebook: The good, the bad luck and hot times

Trump visit notebook: The good, the bad luck and hot times

Sunny skies, hot waitCrowds began forming outside Wapakoneta High School afternoon Sunday, awaiting their rides aboard Wapakoneta schools’ buses...

September 22nd, 2019 updated: September 22nd, 2019. |  


Trump, Modi show unity between world’s largest democracies

Trump, Modi show unity between world’s largest democracies

HOUSTON — Deafening drums marked the entrance of President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as they clasped hands and walked...

September 22nd, 2019 updated: September 22nd, 2019. |  


LCC’s Caprella leaning towards a military career

LCC’s Caprella leaning towards a military career

LIMA — Chase Caprella, 17, a senior at Lima Central Catholic High School is planning his future. What path he’ll take is still up in the a...

September 22nd, 2019 |  


Maria Stein man lying near road, hit-killed by vehicle

MARIA STEIN — The Mercer County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a Maria Stein man from Saturday morning.According to a news...

September 22nd, 2019 |  


Three vehicles in collision

Three vehicles in collision

SCOTTS CROSSING — Three vehicles were involved in a collision at the intersection of state Route 309 and State Road Sunday afternoon but first r...

September 22nd, 2019 updated: September 22nd, 2019. |  


SPORTS


Chiefs stop 3 2-point conversions, beat Ravens 33-28

Chiefs stop 3 2-point conversions, beat Ravens 33-28

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs won a showdown between two of the NFL’s top offenses.The Ravens made them work for ...

September 22nd, 2019 |  


Notre Dame loses another big game but gains some respect

Notre Dame loses another big game but gains some respect

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — As the Notre Dame players trudged off the field, they received appreciative cheers from the Georgia fans at Sanford Stadium.Y...

September 22nd, 2019 |  


Conforto hits 3-run homer, Mets top Reds 6-3

Conforto hits 3-run homer, Mets top Reds 6-3

CINCINNATI (AP) — Michael Conforto didn’t see how deep his first inning drive sailed into the right field seats.He knew all he needed to k...

September 22nd, 2019 |  


Roundup: Thomas has two touchdown runs in LCC victory

Roundup: Thomas has two touchdown runs in LCC victory

MOGADORE — Shaun Thomas had touchdown runs of 11 and 20 yards as Lima Central Catholic improved to 3-1 on the season with a 27-21 victory Saturd...

September 21st, 2019 updated: September 22nd, 2019. |  


College football: Trick play helps Pitt upset No. 15 UCF

College football: Trick play helps Pitt upset No. 15 UCF

PITTSBURGH — Wide receiver Aaron Matthews hit quarterback Kenny Pickett on a 3-yard, fourth-down touchdown pass with 56 seconds remaining and Pi...

September 21st, 2019 |  


College football: Ohio State gets rolling after slow start

College football: Ohio State gets rolling after slow start

COLUMBUS — Ohio State had its slowest start of the season Saturday but followed with its fastest finish. The result: a typical big victory for t...

September 21st, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Patricia and Lucien Cosyn
Janice and James Lutz

Janice and James Lutz

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. James “Robert” Lutz are celebrating 50 years of marriage. A dinner for family and friends was held June 29 at UN...

September 21st, 2019 |  


Norman and Ann Liebrecht

Norman and Ann Liebrecht

MILLER CITY — Mr. and Mrs. Norman Liebrecht are celebrating 60 years of marriage. A Mass was held Sept. 15 at St. John Catholic Church, followed...

September 21st, 2019 |  


John and Nancy Bucher

John and Nancy Bucher

HUNTSVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. John Bucher are celebrating 50 years of marriage. A family dinner and trip to the Smoky Mountains are planned.Bucher a...

September 21st, 2019 |  


David Trinko: Pause your devices or else dad will

David Trinko: Pause your devices or else dad will

Some days I just prowl around the house, looking for the offenders.They’re wasting it, and they need to turn it off immediately. We can’t ...

September 21st, 2019 |  


22,000 nurses strike in Chicago

CHICAGO — Nurses at University of Chicago Medical Center — 2,200 of them — went on strike at 7 a.m. Friday, the first strike in the ...

September 21st, 2019 |  


The Guess Who rides out waves of change

The Guess Who rides out waves of change

VAN WERT — The Guess Who prides itself on continuing the authentic sound of music in the 1960s and ’70s, which can’t help but highli...

September 20th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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Letter:
Jim Krumel: ‘Admiral City’ says Happy B-day to Whitey Feightner

Jim Krumel: ‘Admiral City’ says Happy B-day to Whitey Feightner

Maybe we should think of our city differently when it comes to nicknames.“Bean Town” is not bad and it is certainly catchy. But are there ...

September 22nd, 2019 updated: September 22nd, 2019. |  


Editorial: Donald Trump doesn’t dance, he steps on toes

Editorial: Donald Trump doesn’t dance, he steps on toes

Of all the places President Donald Trump could pick to spend a Sunday afternoon, why Wapakoneta?We can only speculate, but it may have something to do...

September 22nd, 2019 |  


Letter: Postal service in jeopardy

Letter: Postal service in jeopardy

The United States Postal Service is in jeopardy. Since 2006, the postal service has been held back by a Congressionally mandated requirement to pre-fu...

September 21st, 2019 |  


Letter: Follow rules of the roundabout

Letter: Follow rules of the roundabout

No matter what rules you follow elsewhere, please obey the rules on the Shawnee roundabout so I can arrive home safely.• Always yield when enter...

September 21st, 2019 |  


Letter: Smell of gun powder on a Sunday afternoon

Letter: Smell of gun powder on a Sunday afternoon

In his most recent letter in Your View, the good doctor states that all guns are made expressly to kill people.I beg to differ.About 50 years ago I pu...

September 21st, 2019 |  


Jim Krumel: Getting rid of the fine print

Jim Krumel: Getting rid of the fine print

Admit it.When using the internet for purchases or signing up for services, you’ve just clicked the “I agree” button, ignoring what&#...

September 21st, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Allen Lima Leadership Class of 2019 to graduate

Allen Lima Leadership Class of 2019 to graduate

LIMA — Allen Lima Leadership will introduce its 32nd class Thursday night and celebrate the graduation of its 31st class during an event Thursda...

September 21st, 2019 |  


4 ways to cover college costs if financial aid isn’t enough

4 ways to cover college costs if financial aid isn’t enough

For 61% of students, college costs more than they expected, according to a recent survey from College Ave Student Loans conducted by Barnes & Nobl...

September 21st, 2019 |  


Liz Weston: The 6 biggest retirement mistakes, and 1 defense

Liz Weston: The 6 biggest retirement mistakes, and 1 defense

One of the biggest retirement mistakes you can make is not realizing what you don’t know.I regularly hear from people in or near retirement who ...

September 21st, 2019 |  


Otterbein St. Marys named an ‘employer of choice’

ST. MARYS — Otterbein SeniorLife in St. Marys has received a gold star Employer of Choice designation from LeadingAge Ohio’s employer choi...

September 21st, 2019 |  


Land transfers, Sept. 12-18

Land transfers, Sept. 12-18

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Sept. 12 through Sept. 18. Figures reflect ...

September 21st, 2019 |  


Hardin County’s Kurt Farms recognized for conservation

LONDON, Ohio — Hardin County’s Kurt Farms was recognized recently during the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Conservation Farm Fami...

September 21st, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Professor works with NASA to design better tires for Mars

Professor works with NASA to design better tires for Mars

CLEVELAND (AP) — Nine years ago, NASA’s Mars rover Spirit sent its last signal from the Red Planet.The rover had ground to a halt on the s...

September 20th, 2019 |  


Proponents of medical marijuana for autism, anxiety take fight to legislature

Proponents of medical marijuana for autism, anxiety take fight to legislature

Advocates of using medical marijuana to treat autism and anxiety vow to keep fighting despite the State Medical Board of Ohio’s vote against it ...

September 20th, 2019 |  


Korean War POW’s remains finally returning home to Ohio after nearly 70 years

Korean War POW’s remains finally returning home to Ohio after nearly 70 years

A rusted, blue 1946 Cushman motor scooter with a flat tire sits in the shed outside of Kenneth Judd’s northeast Ohio home.He meant to have it re...

September 19th, 2019 |  


He worked at 3 plants GM shut down. Now he does double picket duty in strike

He worked at 3 plants GM shut down. Now he does double picket duty in strike

At 8 a.m. Monday Mike Yakim walked the picket line at General Motors’ Lansing, Mich., Delta Township plant.Less than 48 hours later, Yakim was o...

September 19th, 2019 |  


Man killed in plane crash was headed to Farm Science Review

Man killed in plane crash was headed to Farm Science Review

Federal investigators are scheduled to be back out in a Madison County farm field on Thursday to tie up the loose ends of a fatal plane crash.Lt. Robe...

September 19th, 2019 |  


Lake Erie western basin walleye hatch second best ever

Lake Erie western basin walleye hatch second best ever

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The walleye just keep getting better in Lake Erie.This spring was an even better walleye hatch than last year, according to th...

September 19th, 2019 |