NEWS


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What’s on the ballot in Allen County

What’s on the ballot in Allen County

CANDIDATESPresident and vice presidentJoseph R. Biden/Kamala D. Harris (Democrat)Donald J. Trump/Michael R. Pence (Republican)Jo Jorgensen/Spike Cohen...

October 29th, 2020 |  


What’s on the ballot in Putnam County

What’s on the ballot in Putnam County

CANDIDATESPresident and vice presidentJoseph R. Biden/Kamala D. Harris (Democrat)Donald J. Trump/Michael R. Pence (Republican)Jo Jorgensen/Spike Cohen...

October 29th, 2020 |  


What’s on the ballot in Auglaize County

What’s on the ballot in Auglaize County

CANDIDATESPresident and vice presidentJoseph R. Biden/Kamala D. Harris (Democrat)Donald J. Trump/Michael R. Pence (Republican)Jo Jorgensen/Spike Cohen...

October 29th, 2020 |  


American Township drop-off recycling scheduled

American Township drop-off recycling scheduled

AMERICAN TOWNSHIP — Drop-off recycling for the residents of American Township will be held from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5 in the northwest...

October 29th, 2020 |  


Lori Borgman: When a snake catches a ride

Lori Borgman: When a snake catches a ride

The black snake, stretched out on the hard clay, was nearly 5 feet long. We stood watching to see if it would slither back toward the woods or toward ...

October 29th, 2020 |  


Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

• Five area counties are now Level 3 (red) counties for COVID-19, according to the Ohio Public Health Advisory System. Auglaize County moved up ...

October 29th, 2020 updated: October 29th, 2020. |  


SPORTS


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O-G defense stepping up
Treece major part of Van Wert’s success

Treece major part of Van Wert’s success

VAN WERT – It is no secret that Van Wert’s Owen Treece is a major component to the Cougars’ success this year.The senior signal call...

October 28th, 2020 |  


Better without Beckham? Stats say maybe; Mayfield disagrees

Better without Beckham? Stats say maybe; Mayfield disagrees

CLEVELAND (AP) — The numbers don’t lie. Baker Mayfield has been a better quarterback for the Browns when Odell Beckham isn’t around....

October 28th, 2020 |  


OSU’s Garrett makes fast, fortunate return

OSU’s Garrett makes fast, fortunate return

COLUMBUS — Stories about comebacks and dealing with adversity are common in football because it is a game that produces a lot of injuries.But Oh...

October 28th, 2020 |  


Dodgers win first World Series title since 1988

Dodgers win first World Series title since 1988

ARLINGTON, Texas — Mookie Betts came to the Dodgers to make a World Series difference. With a mad dash to home plate, he put Los Angeles over th...

October 28th, 2020 |  


Girls soccer: Kalida holds off LCC, 3-2

Girls soccer: Kalida holds off LCC, 3-2

OTTOVILLE — Kalida keeper Kassidy Hipsher’s uniform told the story.With her aqua marine uniform covered in mud, the Wildcat goalie and the...

October 27th, 2020 |  


Roundup: Ottawa-Glandorf girls triumph in soccer

Roundup: Ottawa-Glandorf girls triumph in soccer

METAMORA — Ottawa-Glandorf advanced to the Division III district finals in girls soccer with a 4-0 victory Tuesday against host Evergreen.Clara ...

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


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LIFESTYLE


Russell Wilson, Ciara fund charter school in Seattle area

Russell Wilson, Ciara fund charter school in Seattle area

SEATTLE — Football star Russell Wilson and his wife Ciara, the Grammy-winning performer, are the latest wealthy philanthropists to back a charte...

October 28th, 2020 |  


Reminisce: Bailey’s artifacts tie Lima, Nez Perce

Reminisce: Bailey’s artifacts tie Lima, Nez Perce

One hundred twenty-one years after 2nd Lt. Harry Lee Bailey picked them up in a Nez Perce village in July 1877, and seven decades after he donated the...

October 27th, 2020 |  


T-Mobile offers up yet another TV streaming service

T-Mobile offers up yet another TV streaming service

Yet another service provider is jumping into the TV streaming wars. This time it’s T-Mobile and its TVision service with live news, entertainmen...

October 27th, 2020 |  


‘Brian’s Song,’ ‘Roots,’ ‘Purple Rain’ writer dies at 83

‘Brian’s Song,’ ‘Roots,’ ‘Purple Rain’ writer dies at 83

LOS ANGELES (AP) — William Blinn, a screenwriter for the landmark TV projects “Brian’s Song” and “Roots” and the P...

October 25th, 2020 |  


Real Life Mama: So over it

Real Life Mama: So over it

Ugh. Is it over yet? COVID. The election. 2020. All of it. I am so over it.Yes, I am so thankful for another God-given day — even with all the c...

October 24th, 2020 |  


Florence and Thaddeus Schroeder

Florence and Thaddeus Schroeder

LEIPSIC — Mr. and Mrs. Thaddeus Schroeder are celebrating 70 years of marriage with a family dinner.Schroeder and the former Florence Hermiller ...

October 24th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Letter: What your support of Trump says

Letter: What your support of Trump says

As I drive to work or other areas I see the signs for President Trump. Keep in mind this is my opinion. When we support a man for a political office, ...

October 28th, 2020 |  


Letter: Take offense to reparations

Letter: Take offense to reparations

After reading Leslie J. Kubinski’s letter on the Oct. 24 Opinion page, I was moved to reply to his reparation suggestion. My first thought was t...

October 28th, 2020 |  


Letter: Trump stokes fears of a rigged election

Letter: Trump stokes fears of a rigged election

Our president is elected and sworn to defend and protect the Constitution from all enemies, foreign and domestic. Over the past several months I have ...

October 28th, 2020 |  


Dr. Jessica Johnson: COVID-19 and homelessness

Dr. Jessica Johnson: COVID-19 and homelessness

As I drive and run my daily errands in Columbus, I have noticed an increase in the number of people at highway exit ramps holding signs and asking for...

October 28th, 2020 |  


Deadline for election letters is noon Thursday

Deadline for election letters is noon Thursday

The deadline is noon Thursday to have election related letters printed in the Your View feature of The Lima News.Letters can be no longer than 275 wor...

October 28th, 2020 |  


Cal Thomas: Oil and America’s energy future

Cal Thomas: Oil and America’s energy future

During last Thursday’s debate, Joe Biden said his goal as president would be to “transition away from the oil industry.” He has also...

October 27th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


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Husky Energy and Cenovus Energy merge
Midwest Electric donates to area organizations

Midwest Electric donates to area organizations

ST. MARYS — Midwest Electric recently donated $15,750 to 14 west-central Ohio charities and community projects through the cooperative’s C...

October 27th, 2020 |  


A new set of shopping tips in the pandemic

A new set of shopping tips in the pandemic

Prior to March, shoppers would go to the mall or grocery store — without masks — and scout out the latest sales. Now, shopping looks much ...

October 24th, 2020 |  


Homebuyers’ wallets hammered as prices for plywood substitute spike

Homebuyers’ wallets hammered as prices for plywood substitute spike

Americans are coughing up $4,600 more on average to buy their dream home than six months ago — thanks to a record run-up in prices for a once-ch...

October 24th, 2020 |  


Worsening the housing shortage, construction costs keep rising

Worsening the housing shortage, construction costs keep rising

These days, most of your favorite mid-market purchases come cheap: laptops, televisions, cars, housecleaning, home exercise and sanity are all at barg...

October 24th, 2020 |  


5 credit mistakes that can haunt you

5 credit mistakes that can haunt you

Some credit mistakes are a lot worse than others. Little ones, like paying a credit card bill a day late, may cost you a penalty fee, but that’s...

October 24th, 2020 |  


Land transfers, Oct. 15-21

Land transfers, Oct. 15-21

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Oct. 15 through 21. Figures reflect the sel...

October 24th, 2020 |  


STATE NEWS


Interactive graphic: New U.S. cases of coronavirus

Interactive graphic: New U.S. cases of coronavirus

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October 29th, 2020 updated: October 29th, 2020. |  


Colorado cement plant to employ capture carbon technology

Colorado cement plant to employ capture carbon technology

DENVER (AP) — The owner of a cement plant in Florence has started design and engineering work with the goal of making it the first such U.S. fac...

October 25th, 2020 |  


New Ohio specialty license plates unveiled

New Ohio specialty license plates unveiled

On Thursday, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed Senate Bill 163 into law, creating 33 new specialty license plates to raise awareness and funds for nonprofi...

October 25th, 2020 |  


Ohio reports 2,309 new coronavirus cases, no new deaths

Ohio reports 2,309 new coronavirus cases, no new deaths

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Ohio Department of Health said Sunday that while no new COVID-19 deaths have been reported statewide, the number of confir...

October 25th, 2020 |  


Minister, Cuyahoga County settle lawsuit involving same-sex marriages

Minister, Cuyahoga County settle lawsuit involving same-sex marriages

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A Cleveland minister can avoid marrying same-sex couples in Cuyahoga County, without the fear of prosecution, under a proposed...

October 23rd, 2020 |  


Ohio files complaint on ex-House speaker’s campaign spending

Ohio files complaint on ex-House speaker’s campaign spending

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost filed a complaint Friday with the state Elections Commission over the former Ohio House speaker...

October 23rd, 2020 |