NEWS


Buying amid affordability squeeze? Here’s how homebuyers can cope

Buying amid affordability squeeze? Here’s how homebuyers can cope

The housing market caught fire in 2020 as Americans decided en masse that they wanted homes and were willing to pay for them.Two years on, the pandemi...

May 28th, 2022 updated: May 28th, 2022. |  


‘Ohio Has Talent!’ to feature area artists

‘Ohio Has Talent!’ to feature area artists

VAN WERT — “Ohio Has Talent!” returns for its 14th show at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 18 at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center, 10700 s...

May 28th, 2022 |  


Popular Heartfall house plan offers dog-friendly features

Popular Heartfall house plan offers dog-friendly features

EUGENE, ORE. – Passing by the Heartfall design the Craftsman accents catch your eye. Dual front porches are framed by posts with stout stone bas...

May 28th, 2022 |  


Housing supply squeeze finally begins to ease

Housing supply squeeze finally begins to ease

During the record-breaking housing boom of the past two years, a drastic under-supply of homes for sale has bedeviled buyers and delighted sellers. No...

May 28th, 2022 |  


‘Black & White Ball,’ fashion show set in Lima

‘Black & White Ball,’ fashion show set in Lima

LIMA — Attend a live runway show during the Black & White Ball from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, June 17 at the Veterans Memorial Civic Center,...

May 28th, 2022 |  


Judges impose voided Statehouse map

Judges impose voided Statehouse map

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal court panel on Friday ordered Ohio to hold an Aug. 2 primary using the third set of Statehouse maps approved by ...

May 28th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Leipsic heading to baseball regionals

Leipsic heading to baseball regionals

HAMLER — Leipsic right-hander Mason Brandt was on cruise control through the first four innings.But over the final three frames, Brandt had to k...

May 27th, 2022 updated: May 27th, 2022. |  


Baseball: LCC keeps shutout despite 2 day wait to complete game

Baseball: LCC keeps shutout despite 2 day wait to complete game

COLDWATER — Good pitching takes care of a lot of things, including erasing worries about how finishing a district semifinal baseball game two da...

May 27th, 2022 updated: May 27th, 2022. |  


Two Lima area bassers finish in top 10 on ‘home’ lake

Two Lima area bassers finish in top 10 on ‘home’ lake

A pair of Lima area anglers placed in the top 10 of their respective divisions on their “home” lake as the MLF Phoenix Bass Fishing League...

May 27th, 2022 |  


Prodigy makes good at French Open

Prodigy makes good at French Open

PARIS — Grand Slam losses by high-ranked, well-known and accomplished players to, well, lower-ranked, lesser-known and less-accomplished opponen...

May 26th, 2022 |  


Reds post 20 runs

Reds post 20 runs

CINCINNATI — After getting a cortisone shot and a few days off, Kyle Farmer helped power the Cincinnati Reds to their highest-scoring game in 23...

May 26th, 2022 |  


Castroneves seeks historic fifth Indianapolis 500 victory

Castroneves seeks historic fifth Indianapolis 500 victory

INDIANAPOLIS — Helio Castroneves lost his first battle for position in the parking lot of Global Preparatory Academy, a dual language school loc...

May 26th, 2022 |  


MULTIMEDIA - PHOTO STORE



LIFESTYLE


Book takes readers on a scavenger hunt across 17 Chicago neighborhoods

Book takes readers on a scavenger hunt across 17 Chicago neighborhoods

CHICAGO — Writer and photographer Jessica Mlinaric wants Chicagoans back on the streets.The last time we heard from her, it was 2018 and she was...

May 28th, 2022 |  


Pets for Patriots finds homes for shelter animals with veterans

Pets for Patriots finds homes for shelter animals with veterans

BALTIMORE — When Stacey Martin, an Army sergeant, gets home at night, she finds Autumn, her dog, by the door, sitting at attention — excep...

May 28th, 2022 |  


Marianne and Earl Zimmerle

Marianne and Earl Zimmerle

GULF BREEZE, Fla. — Mr. and Mrs. Earl Joachim Zimmerle celebrated 60 years of marriage with a private celebration with close family while gather...

May 28th, 2022 |  


What’s in your salad?

What’s in your salad?

I was not aware until I heard it from my buddy Bob at Dole. May is National Salad Month. Lettuce celebrate!I’m reminded of a story a friend told...

May 26th, 2022 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemMay 24 — Brandy Lacey and Gavin Rainsburg, Lima, boy.Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterMay 25 — Miran...

May 25th, 2022 updated: May 26th, 2022. |  


Region celebrates Memorial Day

Region celebrates Memorial Day

LIMA — This year Gethsemani Cemetery in Lima is celebrating 50 years of providing Memorial Day ceremonies, one of many events honoring fallen so...

May 25th, 2022 |  


OPINION


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Roses and Thorns
Letter: Israeli army’s morality should be questioned

Letter: Israeli army’s morality should be questioned

“They were armed with cameras.” Those were the exact words of the Israeli military spokesman trying to justify the assassination of 51-yea...

May 27th, 2022 |  


Letter: Time for a deep dive into Jordan’s voting record

Letter: Time for a deep dive into Jordan’s voting record

Voter Responsibility/LiabilityWhile the legislative parties in Washington gear up for the upcoming November election, are we, the voters, ready to exe...

May 27th, 2022 |  


Brent Larkin: Gov. DeWine’s telling loss of traction with GOP unlikely to sink his re-election

Brent Larkin: Gov. DeWine’s telling loss of traction with GOP unlikely to sink his re-election

Rarely are holders of high elected office less popular with voters in their own political party than ones who aren’t.That’s the position G...

May 27th, 2022 |  


Jerry Zezima: Jerry, Jerry, quite contrary

Jerry Zezima: Jerry, Jerry, quite contrary

When it comes to gardening, I’m a blooming idiot. But that hasn’t stopped my wife, Sue, from enlisting my sorry services in planting veget...

May 27th, 2022 |  


Today’s editorial cartoons

Today’s editorial cartoons

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May 27th, 2022 |  


Dallas Morning News: After Uvalde shooting, will Americans finally say enough?

Dallas Morning News: After Uvalde shooting, will Americans finally say enough?

The feeling is too familiar now. It hits like a shock and then twists into emotions of horror, anger, sadness and fear until it settles in the mind as...

May 26th, 2022 |  


BUSINESS


Popular Heartfall house plan offers dog-friendly features

Popular Heartfall house plan offers dog-friendly features

EUGENE, ORE. – Passing by the Heartfall design the Craftsman accents catch your eye. Dual front porches are framed by posts with stout stone bas...

May 28th, 2022 |  


Housing supply squeeze finally begins to ease

Housing supply squeeze finally begins to ease

During the record-breaking housing boom of the past two years, a drastic under-supply of homes for sale has bedeviled buyers and delighted sellers. No...

May 28th, 2022 |  


Land transfers, May 19-25

Land transfers, May 19-25

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running May 19 through May 25. Figures reflect the ...

May 28th, 2022 |  


Local unemployment numbers fell in April

Local unemployment numbers fell in April

LIMA — Unemployment numbers dropped throughout the region according to numbers supplied by the state of Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Servi...

May 26th, 2022 updated: May 27th, 2022. |  


Early strawberry season near Lima

Early strawberry season near Lima

LIMA — Following two years of diminished crops due to late spring frosts, this strawberry season is booming with blooming plants.The strawberry ...

May 22nd, 2022 |  


Worker shortage driving nursing homes to brink of collapse

Worker shortage driving nursing homes to brink of collapse

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wisc. — Chippewa Manor’s beds could be full. The nursing and rehabilitation home is seeing plenty of demand from potential...

May 21st, 2022 |  


STATE NEWS


Neighborhood dispute ends with Portage Co. police fatally shooting woman

Neighborhood dispute ends with Portage Co. police fatally shooting woman

WINDHAM TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A dispute between neighbors ended when police shot and killed a 66-year-old woman who was armed with a gun, authorities...

May 16th, 2022 |  


More high schoolers graduating with associate degree already in hand

More high schoolers graduating with associate degree already in hand

DAYTON — A growing number of high school students have gotten an associate degree through local community colleges before graduating from high s...

May 10th, 2022 |  


Ohio legal pot backers sue over disputed petition deadline

Ohio legal pot backers sue over disputed petition deadline

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Supporters of recreational marijuana legalization in Ohio have sued state legislative leaders in an anticipated dispute ov...

May 2nd, 2022 |  


Ohio judge again blocks abortion law that threatened clinics

Ohio judge again blocks abortion law that threatened clinics

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has blocked early enforcement of an Ohio abortion law signed in December that included additional licensing requir...

April 20th, 2022 updated: April 20th, 2022. |  


Ohio prisons ramp up fight against contraband

Ohio prisons ramp up fight against contraband

COLUMBUS, Ohio — From X-ray body scanners to anti-drone technology, the state is ramping up efforts to keep contraband out of Ohio prisons as dr...

April 12th, 2022 |  


Disputed maps won’t stop Ohio’s May 3 primary

Disputed maps won’t stop Ohio’s May 3 primary

COLUMBUS — Despite the uncertainty raised over the date of Ohio’s primary election, the state is ready to move forward with early voting T...

April 3rd, 2022 |