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Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

• COVID-19 cases, deathsAllen County: Cases: 654. Deaths: 42. Updated 2 p.m. 8/3/20Auglaize County: Cases: 222. Deaths: 5. Updated 2 p.m. 8/3/20...

August 3rd, 2020 |  



NEWS


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Several hurt in two-vehicle crash on Eastown Road
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Pared down Auglaize Co. Fair opens
Allen East’s Prine looking forward to showing animals

Allen East’s Prine looking forward to showing animals

HARROD — Haley Prine, 16, a senior at Allen East High School, is looking forward to this year’s Allen County Fair.Last week, Gov. Mike DeW...

August 3rd, 2020 updated: August 3rd, 2020. |  


Lights out for venues: Entertainers struggle as coronavirus-forced focus shifts

Lights out for venues: Entertainers struggle as coronavirus-forced focus shifts

LIMA — The state of entertainment is in danger, so event organizers are having to be more creative than ever to provide safe and desirable optio...

August 3rd, 2020 updated: August 3rd, 2020. |  


Today’s Lima News Daily Briefing

Today’s Lima News Daily Briefing

Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Monday, August 3.Sunday marked the opening of the pared-down Auglaize County Fair. The event...

August 3rd, 2020 |  


Protests in the long term: How is a lasting legacy cemented?

Protests in the long term: How is a lasting legacy cemented?

NEW YORK (AP) — What sort of staying power does it take for a protest movement to be judged a success? This year, without a centralized team of ...

August 2nd, 2020 |  


GOP: Renomination of Trump to be held in private

GOP: Renomination of Trump to be held in private

WASHINGTON (AP) — The vote to renominate President Donald Trump is set to be conducted in private later this month, without members of the press...

August 2nd, 2020 |  


Debate begins for who’s first in line for COVID-19 vaccine

Debate begins for who’s first in line for COVID-19 vaccine

Who gets to be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine? U.S. health authorities hope by late next month to have some draft guidance on how to ration init...

August 2nd, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Ironton kicker gets help from former Ohio State kickers

Ironton kicker gets help from former Ohio State kickers

IRONTON — This kicking story has a real kicker to it.Back in the spring, Ironton St. Joseph High School senior Jimmy Mahlmeister was just doing ...

August 2nd, 2020 updated: August 2nd, 2020. |  


Browns’ Landry says he will be ready to go sometime in August

Browns’ Landry says he will be ready to go sometime in August

CLEVELAND — Cleveland Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry was placed on the active/physically unable to perform list Sunday, a day before veteran...

August 2nd, 2020 |  


Maeda, Sano power Twins past Indians 3-0

Maeda, Sano power Twins past Indians 3-0

MINNEAPOLIS — Miguel Sanó hit a pair of homers and Kenta Maeda pitched six scoreless innings in his home debut for Minnesota as the Twins b...

August 2nd, 2020 updated: August 2nd, 2020. |  


MLB: Another game gets postponed after more test positive

MLB: Another game gets postponed after more test positive

The coronavirus forced baseball’s 17th postponement in 10 days on Saturday, prompting at least two more players to opt out and casting doubt the...

August 1st, 2020 |  


Todd remains ahead in Memphis

Todd remains ahead in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Winning a World Golf Championship event easily would be the biggest victory of Brendon Todd’s career.He has a recent remi...

August 1st, 2020 |  


Roundup: Ohio Northern tennis duo receive all-academic honors

Roundup: Ohio Northern tennis duo receive all-academic honors

ADA — Ohio Northern’s Jordan Dodson and Mackenzie Wills, an Ada graduate, were named ITA Scholar Athletes by the Intercollegiate Tennis As...

August 1st, 2020 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Treasure hunt: 127 Yard Sale, Lincoln Highway Buy-Way kicking off

Treasure hunt: 127 Yard Sale, Lincoln Highway Buy-Way kicking off

VAN WERT — The “World’s Longest Yard Sale” will once again be coming through the area Aug. 6 through 9 with major stops in Van...

August 1st, 2020 |  


Spotlight: April Spencer creates art with sugar

Spotlight: April Spencer creates art with sugar

LAFAYETTE — Like every mom, April Spencer just wanted a nice birthday cake for her baby.“It all started when my oldest had her first birth...

August 1st, 2020 |  


Real Life Mama: Waiting for answers

Real Life Mama: Waiting for answers

Alright, enough is enough. Seriously, I am so over it all. I am a pretty patient person — OK, that’s a lie. I am not a patient person. And...

August 1st, 2020 |  


Suzanne and Dan Hennon

Suzanne and Dan Hennon

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Dan Hennon are celebrating 60 years of marriage.Hennon and the former Suzanne Coley were married July 23, 1960, at St. Charl...

August 1st, 2020 |  


Rita and Robert Holman

Rita and Robert Holman

LAFAYETTE — Mr. and Mrs. Robert Holman are celebrating 50 years of marriage. They recently celebrated with family at Arcadia Bluffs Golf Club in...

August 1st, 2020 |  


Pamela and Dennis Bauman

Pamela and Dennis Bauman

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Bauman are celebrating 50 years of marriage. A party is planned for a later date.Bauman and the former Pamela Sevitz ...

August 1st, 2020 |  


OPINION


Letter: … The land that I love

Letter: … The land that I love

Welcome to the Divided States of America, where …• The truth is what one wants it to be;• Where compromise has been replaced by conf...

August 1st, 2020 |  


Jim Jordan goesafter tech CEOs

Jim Jordan goesafter tech CEOs

U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan has never been one to hold back. He took on the CEOs of Amazon, Google and Facebook at Wednesday’s House subcommittee heari...

August 1st, 2020 |  


Editorial: System for hiring police chief also needs addressed

Editorial: System for hiring police chief also needs addressed

Making a change in the way police officers are hired is just the first step that could improve the diversity of the Lima Police Department. The next s...

August 1st, 2020 |  


Letter: Keep your distance, but vote

Letter: Keep your distance, but vote

Politicians are making a big fuss over the upcoming General Election on Nov. 3 concerning mail-in ballots. However, there is no need for mail-in ballo...

August 1st, 2020 |  


David Trinko: Month full of birthdays takes the cake

David Trinko: Month full of birthdays takes the cake

I really wish I liked birthday cake more.It’s not that I’m opposed to that sweet confection or anything. It’s fine, especially with ...

August 1st, 2020 |  


Letter: Prosecution of girl outrageous

Letter: Prosecution of girl outrageous

The recent case involving the death of Dino Gerdeman due to drug use and the charging of a 19-year-old girl with manslaughter has got me mad.Dino Gerd...

August 1st, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


Cheryl Parson: Common scams keep scamming

Cheryl Parson: Common scams keep scamming

On average, the Better Business Bureau is tracking more than 150,000 scams at any one time. Here in our office at Lima, we are on the front lines of t...

August 1st, 2020 |  


Land transfers, July 23-29

Land transfers, July 23-29

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running July 23 through 29. Figures reflect the sel...

August 1st, 2020 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, July 31, 2020:Lender ` 30-year rate ` 15-year ratePartners 1s...

August 1st, 2020 |  


Legal-Ease: Becoming poor to get help with long-term care

Legal-Ease: Becoming poor to get help with long-term care

Every one of us tries to save money as we progress in our lives. Often, a huge disappointment comes later in life when we begin to contemplate the nee...

August 1st, 2020 |  


St. Rita’s named a ‘High Performing’ hospital in several areas

St. Rita’s named a ‘High Performing’ hospital in several areas

LIMA — Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center has been recognized as a High Performing Hospital for 2020-21 by U.S. News & World Repor...

August 1st, 2020 |  


Infrastructure project begins on McClain Road

Infrastructure project begins on McClain Road

LIMA — The Allen County Port Authority began construction of necessary infrastructure for an expected $7 million expansion of Randall Bearings, ...

July 31st, 2020 |  


STATE NEWS


Give mom doctorate for raising 4 surgeons

Give mom doctorate for raising 4 surgeons

The way Lucas Henn sees it, when his father died unexpectedly in 1993 — leaving behind five children ages 10 to 15 — his mother had two ch...

August 2nd, 2020 |  


Human waste provides clues to coronavirus spread across Ohio

Human waste provides clues to coronavirus spread across Ohio

Testing will help determine where coronavirus is about to break out in Ohio, and almost everyone who uses a bathroom will be a “participant.R...

August 2nd, 2020 |  


Survivors of slain Ohio-based Marines mark grim anniversary

Survivors of slain Ohio-based Marines mark grim anniversary

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jason Dominguez remembers vividly his last conversation with David Kreuter, as they were doing an overnight security watch fro...

August 2nd, 2020 |  


Black Swamp Bird Observatory leader dies

Black Swamp Bird Observatory leader dies

OAK HARBOR, Ohio — Lois Rae Harder, a charter member with her husband, Vic, of the Black Swamp Bird Observatory and who transformed the farm whe...

August 1st, 2020 |  


Anonymous bidder drops nearly $500K to snag Batmobile, other movie replicas

Anonymous bidder drops nearly $500K to snag Batmobile, other movie replicas

CANAL FULTON — Ethan Loeffler, 4, of Medina, could barely see over the steering wheel of the “Ghostbusters” replica car he climbed i...

August 1st, 2020 |  


Realtors seeing busy, hectic summer

Realtors seeing busy, hectic summer

The summer months are usually prime time for real estate agents, but 2020 is turning out to be unlike any other.When asked to describe what the past f...

August 1st, 2020 |