NEWS


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Jim Krumel: Who runs Allen County? Ron Wireman

Jim Krumel: Who runs Allen County? Ron Wireman

If there was any doubt before, it should now be erased.Don’t let anyone fool you as to who runs Allen County.It’s Ron Wireman of Bath Town...

September 27th, 2020 updated: September 27th, 2020. |  


Nearly a year after sudden exit, Shepard Smith returns to TV

Nearly a year after sudden exit, Shepard Smith returns to TV

NEW YORK (AP) — Two weeks shy of a year after abruptly quitting Fox News Channel with a declaration that “truth will always matter,”...

September 27th, 2020 |  


Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Allen CountyCases ` 1,441 ` +4Deaths ` 69 ` 0Recovered ` 1,209 ` +6Auglaize CountyCases ` 608 ` +1Deaths ` 9 ` 0Recovered ` 490 ` +6Hardin CountyCases...

September 27th, 2020 |  


Putnam County District Library plans online program about removing apps

Putnam County District Library plans online program about removing apps

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...

September 27th, 2020 |  


Today’s Lima News Daily Briefing

Today’s Lima News Daily Briefing

Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Sunday, September 27.President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme...

September 27th, 2020 |  


ATV fire damages Lima garage

ATV fire damages Lima garage

LIMA — Around $20,000 in damages was caused by a fire in an attached garage late Saturday morning in Lima.According to Lima Fire, the fire broke...

September 26th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Reds finish strong, head to Atlanta for wildcard series

Reds finish strong, head to Atlanta for wildcard series

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tucker Barnhart and Eugenio Suárez had RBI singles a three-run 10th inning, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Minnesota T...

September 27th, 2020 |  


High school football: LCC dispatches Leipsic 51-0 for fourth victory

High school football: LCC dispatches Leipsic 51-0 for fourth victory

Lima Central Catholic rolled to a 51-0 win over Leipsic in a high school football game at Spartan Stadium on Saturday night.The Thunderbirds (4-1) wer...

September 26th, 2020 updated: September 26th, 2020. |  


Bath wins first WBL girls tennis title

Bath wins first WBL girls tennis title

ELIDA — The Bath girls tennis team made school history in dramatic fashion when the Wildkittens secured their first overall Western Buckeye Leag...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Twins beat Reds 7-3, clinch home field in 1st round

Twins beat Reds 7-3, clinch home field in 1st round

MINNEAPOLIS — Luis Arraez matched career highs with four hits and three RBIs in his return to the lineup, and the Minnesota Twins clinched home-...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Roundup: Ottawa-Glandorf remains unbeaten in volleyball

Roundup: Ottawa-Glandorf remains unbeaten in volleyball

Ottawa-Glandorf improved to 14-0 on the season with a 25-18, 25-19, 25-22 volleyball victory Saturday against Fort Recovery.Maddie White had 17 kills,...

September 26th, 2020 updated: September 26th, 2020. |  


Indians’ playoff positioning hurt by 8-0 loss to Pirates

Indians’ playoff positioning hurt by 8-0 loss to Pirates

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Indians suffered a setback in their bid to host a first-round playoff series, losing 8-0 to Joe Musgrove and the major...

September 26th, 2020 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Visits from presidents
Famous sons and daughters

Famous sons and daughters

From war heroes to Nobel Prize winners, Allen County has quite a list of people who have become famous. Here are some of them:• U.S. Sen. Calvin...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Leisure pursuits show the culture of the area

Leisure pursuits show the culture of the area

As hard as citizens worked on making Allen County into a hub of progress and industry, they also keenly pursued leisure time activities. Whether desir...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Allen County sports heroes

Allen County sports heroes

Sports has been a big part of the history of Allen County. Here are some the athletes, coaches and personalities who have helped make sports what it i...

September 26th, 2020 |  


From the headlines: Looking back at news stories

From the headlines: Looking back at news stories

Allen County’s 200 years of history provides countless news stories to look back on. Here are a few highlights in random order:Milner Hotel fire...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Boomtown: Lima’s industrial past and present

Boomtown: Lima’s industrial past and present

The early industries were related to the business of living — think gristmills to grind flour and blacksmiths to shoe horses.But we quickly show...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Making of Allen County: Rough country, even rougher times

Making of Allen County: Rough country, even rougher times

After the Native American tribes who lived in this area were forced west, thanks to a series of treaties that reduced their rights and lands measure b...

September 26th, 2020 |  


OPINION


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Jim Krumel: Who runs Allen County? Ron Wireman
Letter: Why I am voting Trump

Letter: Why I am voting Trump

This letter is to all those people who don’t understand how Donald J. Trump became president.I used to be a Democrat when I was in college in th...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Letter:

Letter:

Do you trust the Democrats with this country? Are you sure? Have you heard the Biden ads?If they raise taxes like Biden has said, it will not just eff...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Letter: China wages war on U.S.

Letter: China wages war on U.S.

America faces two foreign foes: Covid 19 and communism; and the enemy within, corruption.China wages war on America with the help of some senators and...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Letter: Words a politicion can’t say: Yes. No. True. False.

Letter: Words a politicion can’t say: Yes. No. True. False.

When is the last time you heard a politician say “yes” or “no”?For example, Senator XXX was asked: In a recent investigation b...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Want to talkissues anyone?

Want to talkissues anyone?

Where are the great issues this presidential year? The great questions and the big ideas?The debates are coming. Any chance the issues will be met the...

September 26th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


Lima Memorial recognized for lung cancer efforts

LIMA — A lung cancer research foundation has recognized Lima Memorial Health System for its efforts to improve the lives of lung cancer patients...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Land transfers, Sept. 17-23

Land transfers, Sept. 17-23

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Sept. 17 through Sept. 23. Figures reflect ...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Cheryl Parson: Scammers use current events against victims

Cheryl Parson: Scammers use current events against victims

Confusion! It is a scammer’s best tool. It allows them to muddy the facts surrounding a situation enough to take advantage of the public. For ex...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Latta earns ‘Energy Champion’ award from AEA

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Energy Alliance has recognized U.S. Rep. Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green, for his votes to support market-oriented ener...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Sept. 181, 2020:Lender ` 30-year rate ` 15-year rateFirst Nat...

September 26th, 2020 |  


STATE NEWS


Activist accused of spending donated money for personal use

Activist accused of spending donated money for personal use

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An activist is accused of spending for personal use some $200,000 in donations to what was represented as a Black Lives Matt...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Latest poll shows Ohio deadlocked in presidential race

Latest poll shows Ohio deadlocked in presidential race

With the first presidential debate set to take place in the state on Tuesday, the latest polling finds the race for Ohio’s 18 electoral votes in...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Web show, podcast brings stories of people with disabilities to life

Web show, podcast brings stories of people with disabilities to life

COLUMBUS — Ohio DD Talks is the newest web series and podcast launched by the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council. This new podcast and vide...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Ohio AG files lawsuit to stop money flowing from HB 6

Ohio AG files lawsuit to stop money flowing from HB 6

COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost entered the ring over the state’s recently passed nuclear bailout bill, filing a civil lawsuit ...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Marchers called for end to violence after death of girl, 8

Marchers called for end to violence after death of girl, 8

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Family and friends of an 8-year-old Akron girl killed in a shooting last month are calling for an end to gun violence respons...

September 26th, 2020 |  


Ohio sues to block nuclear bailout money from being paid

Ohio sues to block nuclear bailout money from being paid

COLUMBUS — Ohio’s attorney general sued Wednesday in an attempt to block the state’s nuclear plants from collecting fees on electric...

September 23rd, 2020 |