NEWS


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Jim Krumel:
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One dead after Friday shooting on Lima’s Lark Avenue
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Costly campaign to recycle
Ottawa resident writes concert band piece honoring Sullivan brothers

Ottawa resident writes concert band piece honoring Sullivan brothers

OTTAWA — Ottawa resident Paul Baransy has used his love and skill of music by writing a band composition and narrated piece that honors the Sull...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Advocates: Emails show how census question discriminates

Advocates: Emails show how census question discriminates

Voting rights activists argue that newly discovered 2015 correspondence between a GOP redistricting expert and a current Census Bureau official bolste...

June 15th, 2019 |  


In The Military

In The Military

AIR FORCE• Airman 1st Class Quintin L. Niese recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Te...

June 15th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: A name worth honoring this Father’s Day

David Trinko: A name worth honoring this Father’s Day

The word sounded so sweet, so genuine, so heartfelt the first time she used it.“Daddy!”I melted immediately, and I can’t help but ru...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Record low unemployment, but not full employment

Record low unemployment, but not full employment

LIMA — Unemployment is at a 50-year low in Allen County, but low labor force participation and underemployment complicate otherwise positive sta...

June 15th, 2019 |  


A look at what didn’t happen this week

A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared wide...

June 15th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Michigan defeats Texas Tech to open College World Series

Michigan defeats Texas Tech to open College World Series

OMAHA, Neb. — Stage fright was no factor for a Michigan baseball program that’s in the College World Series for the first time in 35 years...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Horstman grabs Run for the Rabbit win

Horstman grabs Run for the Rabbit win

LIMA — After losing the entire month of May to weather, Limaland Motorsports Park swung open the gates for the second consecutive week.Cloverdal...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Reds fall 7-1 to Rangers

Reds fall 7-1 to Rangers

CINCINNATI — Struggling Roughned Odor made a bold prediction before his bases-loaded at-bat.“(Odor) even said, ‘If this guy throws m...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Lima area anglers struggle during Ohio River bass tournament

Lima area anglers struggle during Ohio River bass tournament

Lima area bass anglers found the fishing much tougher on the Ohio River than they did at Grand Lake St.Marys last weekend. No area anglers finished in...

June 14th, 2019 |  


Lima area sports calendar

Lima area sports calendar

Each week, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be submitted by noon Wednesday of each week to The Lima News....

June 14th, 2019 |  


Locos rally big to defeat Monarchs

Locos rally big to defeat Monarchs

LIMA — The Lima Locos fell behind early.But this year’s offensive-heavy Locos are getting used to putting lots of runs on the board.The Lo...

June 14th, 2019 |  


MULTIMEDIA - PHOTO STORE



LIFESTYLE


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Beverly and David Campbell
Jane and William Seiling

Jane and William Seiling

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. William Seiling are celebrating 50 years of marriage with a private party at their daughter’s house in Dayton.Seiling ...

June 15th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: A name worth honoring this Father’s Day

David Trinko: A name worth honoring this Father’s Day

The word sounded so sweet, so genuine, so heartfelt the first time she used it.“Daddy!”I melted immediately, and I can’t help but ru...

June 15th, 2019 |  


TV Dads: How well do you know them?

TV Dads: How well do you know them?

They wore suits to work, rode horses, worked during The Depression and were even cartoonish.All imparted wisdom in their own special way.They are the ...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemJune 10 — Tiffany and Jason Wilmoth, Wapakoneta, girl; Paige Winfield and Seth McKee, Kenton, boy.June 11 — Mar...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Art exhibits in the Lima area

Art exhibits in the Lima area

COLUMBUSColumbus Museum of Art480 E. Broad St.• Life in the Age of Rembrandt: Dutch Masterpieces from the Dordrechts MuseumThrough June 16•...

June 14th, 2019 |  


Missy Elliott, in tears, gets inducted into Songwriters Hall

Missy Elliott, in tears, gets inducted into Songwriters Hall

NEW YORK — Missy Elliott, the creative mastermind who has written hit songs for a number of female acts and created camaraderie among women in t...

June 14th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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Jim Krumel:
Tom Purcell: A remarkably ‘unremarkable’ father

Tom Purcell: A remarkably ‘unremarkable’ father

My dad turns 86 next month. He never thought he’d live so long - or see as many Father’s Days as he has - because his parents both died fa...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Letter: Mike Miller in the morning missed

Letter: Mike Miller in the morning missed

I was sorry to lose the local morning programming on WIMA radio recently.Mike Miller and staff provided a good overview of life and events going on in...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Letter: A woman knows the risk

Letter: A woman knows the risk

We have seen much on the news lately about Pro-Choice demonstrations against some of the new abortion laws. Pro-Choice maintains that the laws take aw...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Letter: Lima using pagan symbol

Letter: Lima using pagan symbol

What is the symbolism on the railroad overpass on East Vine Street and the I-75 overpass on State Route. 309?It’s a left-facing crescent moon wi...

June 15th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: A name worth honoring this Father’s Day

David Trinko: A name worth honoring this Father’s Day

The word sounded so sweet, so genuine, so heartfelt the first time she used it.“Daddy!”I melted immediately, and I can’t help but ru...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: What exactly is a reverse mortgage?

Legal-Ease: What exactly is a reverse mortgage?

For several years, reverse mortgages were marketed as the “best tool ever” for retirees to be able to tap into their homes’ equity w...

June 15th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


Four beach vacations to maximize your points, miles

Four beach vacations to maximize your points, miles

Many travelers who squirrel away travel rewards are saving for an oceanfront vacation, paid for with points instead of cash. To make the most of your ...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Farm bureau’s Vandenbroek recognized

Farm bureau’s Vandenbroek recognized

LIMA — Jessica Vandenbroek, organization director for Allen, Paulding, Putnam and Van Wert counties, was recognized by the Ohio Farm Bureau for ...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Construction association taps Findlay woman as president-elect

Construction association taps Findlay woman as president-elect

LIMA — Anne Pfleger, of Findlay, was recently elected as the National Association of Women in Construction’s national president-elect for ...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Athletic trainer joins Grand Lake Rehab

Athletic trainer joins Grand Lake Rehab

ST. MARYS — Grand Lake Rehab has hired Molly Albert as a certified athletic trainer.Albert studied at The Ohio State University and has previous...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Land transfers, June 6-12

Land transfers, June 6-12

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running June 6 through June 12. Figures reflect the...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Elmcroft names new medical director

Elmcroft names new medical director

LIMA — Jessica England was recently selected as the new medical director for Elmcroft of Lima.England, a family nurse practitioner, graduated fr...

June 15th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Conservationists say endangered beetle species found in Ohio

Conservationists say endangered beetle species found in Ohio

COLUMBUS — When she saw the plump orange-and-black insect crawling on the rotting rat corpse, Andrea Malek didn’t know whether to cry, lau...

June 15th, 2019 |  


‘Like quicksand’: Ohio farmer survives soybean entrapment

‘Like quicksand’: Ohio farmer survives soybean entrapment

COLUMBUS — The sea of shifting soybean kernels had risen to Jay Butterfield’s knees inside a tall grain bin on his Ohio farm.“I knew...

June 15th, 2019 updated: June 15th, 2019. |  


Did rain cause Monday’s quake?

Did rain cause Monday’s quake?

CLEVELAND — What caused the earthquake in Lake Erie Monday?One scientist suggests heavy rain in Northeast Ohio could have triggered the quake, w...

June 13th, 2019 updated: June 13th, 2019. |  


Senate GOP 2-year Ohio budget proposal includes lower taxes

Senate GOP 2-year Ohio budget proposal includes lower taxes

COLUMBUS — Ohio would lower income taxes for individuals and direct more money toward water quality initiatives, local governments and libraries...

June 11th, 2019 |  


Governor requests disaster declaration from Trump

Governor requests disaster declaration from Trump

COLUMBUS — Republican Gov. Mike DeWine has officially requested a disaster declaration from President Donald Trump and federal assistance for 10...

June 11th, 2019 |  


Hope is gone for some farmers

Hope is gone for some farmers

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The constant rains this spring are forcing some Ohio farmers to give up hopes of planting any corn this spring and wonder if...

June 11th, 2019 updated: June 11th, 2019. |