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Allen County Agricultural Society Board to meet

Allen County Agricultural Society Board to meet

LIMA — The Allen County Agricultural Society Board of Directors will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, in the board room under the grandstan...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics to host night of prayer

Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics to host night of prayer

MARIA STEIN — The Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics will host a night of prayer for priests, celebrated by Bishop Joseph Binzer, at 7 p.m. S...

February 15th, 2019 |  


KAM Manufacturing hosting Stephanie Dawn outlet

KAM Manufacturing hosting Stephanie Dawn outlet

VAN WERT — The Stephanie Dawn 5th annual fabric and handbag sale will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at KAM Manufacturing Inc, 1197...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Shawnee High School band holding quarter auction

Shawnee High School band holding quarter auction

LIMA — The Shawnee High School Band Boosters will hold a quarter auction at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at Apollo Career Center, 3325 Shawnee Road...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Lima Police hosting pancake breakfast

Lima Police hosting pancake breakfast

LIMA — There will be a free community pancake breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Lima Police Department, 117 E. Market St., L...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Comedy series planned Saturday at Moon City, Wapkakoneta

Comedy series planned Saturday at Moon City, Wapkakoneta

WAPAKONETA — The Laughs to the Moon and Back comedy series will be at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at the Moon City Music and Event Center, 1208 Lu...

February 15th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Roundup: Columbus Grove, Bluffton tie for NWC girls basketball championship

Roundup: Columbus Grove, Bluffton tie for NWC girls basketball championship

Columbus Grove and Bluffton earned a share of the Northwest Conference championship in girls high school basketball with victories Thursday night.Colu...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Girls basketball: Ottawa-Glandorf finishes alone atop WBL

Girls basketball: Ottawa-Glandorf finishes alone atop WBL

WAPAKONETA — The streak continues. Actually, the streaks continue.Ottawa-Glandorf won its fourth consecutive undisputed Western Buckeye League g...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Girls basketball: Kalida goes unblemished in PCL with win against Continental

Girls basketball: Kalida goes unblemished in PCL with win against Continental

KALIDA – It’s been the “next player up” mentality all season long for Kalida.When Kalida’s leading scorer, Abby Wurth, w...

February 14th, 2019 updated: February 15th, 2019. |  


Girls basketball: Crestview prevents Spencerville from earning share of NWC championship

Girls basketball: Crestview prevents Spencerville from earning share of NWC championship

CONVOY — For the second straight season, Crestview has prevented Spencerville from garnering its first Northwest Conference title in girls baske...

February 14th, 2019 updated: February 15th, 2019. |  


Columbus Grove eyes fourth straight NWC title

Columbus Grove eyes fourth straight NWC title

COLUMBUS GROVE – With Colmbus Grove’s win over Delphos Jefferson Tuesday, the Bulldogs are one league win away from capturing their fourth...

February 13th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Pow wow provides chance to share, learn about culture

Pow wow provides chance to share, learn about culture

LIMA — Those interested in learning more about Native American culture will have the chance do to so at the 10th annual Honoring our Native Heri...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Pompeii dig uncovers Narcissus fresco

Pompeii dig uncovers Narcissus fresco

MILAN — Archaeologists have discovered a fresco in an ancient Pompeii residence that portrays the mythological hunter Narcissus, who fell in lov...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterFeb. 14 — Ronnie and Brandon Baker, Wapakoneta, girl; Danielle and Tyler Sparks, Kenton, girl. .neFi...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Quinn on Nutrition: If you knead a laugh

Quinn on Nutrition: If you knead a laugh

In spite of the sub-zero cold, at least one reader in Minnesota continues to keep his spirits up. “If you smile while reading this,” he wr...

February 13th, 2019 |  


People magazine names the most stylish stars

People magazine names the most stylish stars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — They are the A-listers who wow on the red carpet. Ahead of the Academy Awards, People magazine on Wednesday released its list...

February 13th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemFeb. 12 — Shelby Newland and Johnathan Croft, Wapakoneta, girl; Halena and Kyle Nolte, Lima, boy.Mercy Health-St. Rit...

February 13th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Letter: A birthday I won’t forget

Letter: A birthday I won’t forget

I was celebrating my birthday this month at the Beer Barrel on Market Street. A friend and I were having lunch when a lady unknown to us approached me...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Commentary: Scaring off Amazon will backfire for the left

Amazon announcing it will not put one of its new North America headquarters in New York City is the latest in a bad run of events that raise the possi...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Lori Borgman: Cracks in the anti-aging creams

Lori Borgman: Cracks in the anti-aging creams

I want my money back. Even more than wanting my money back, I want to quit getting sucked in.I was leafing through a magazine and saw a full-page ad f...

February 14th, 2019 |  


Letter: Time to pay for tax cut

Letter: Time to pay for tax cut

“The Republicans, supposedly the green-eyeshade party that Americans trust to handle the economy, are at best a pack of incompetents and at wors...

February 13th, 2019 |  


Columbus Dispatch: Good reason for all to embrace Black History Month

Columbus Dispatch: Good reason for all to embrace Black History Month

Every February someone asks, “Why is there a Black History Month? When is ‘White History Month’?”The question isn’t nece...

February 13th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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US expects record domestic oil production in 2019, 2020

US expects record domestic oil production in 2019, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United States expects domestic oil production to reach new heights this year and next, and that prices — for both c...

February 12th, 2019 |  


Ike’s Restaurant still closed after license suspension

Ike’s Restaurant still closed after license suspension

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Ike’s Great American Restaurant on Shawnee Road remains closed after the Allen County Board of Health suspended the res...

February 12th, 2019 |  


US stocks surge on US-China trade deal optimism

US stocks surge on US-China trade deal optimism

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks finished broadly higher Tuesday as investors grew more optimistic about the prospects for a resolution to the costly...

February 12th, 2019 |  


Nitza’s boutique to close

Nitza’s boutique to close

LIMA — A retail icon in downtown Lima is closing.Nitza’s Ladies Boutique and Tailor Shop, famous for its window displays in the historic M...

February 12th, 2019 updated: February 12th, 2019. |  


Toys R Us plans second act by holiday season

Toys R Us plans second act by holiday season

NEW YORK (AP) — Toys R Us fans in the U.S. should see the iconic brand re-emerge in some form by this holiday season.Richard Barry, a former Toy...

February 11th, 2019 |  


US stock indexes end mixed ahead of US-China trade talks

US stock indexes end mixed ahead of US-China trade talks

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street capped a day of mostly listless trading with a mixed finish Monday as gains in industrial companies, banks and energ...

February 11th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Sherrod Brown defends decision not to endorse Green New Deal

Sherrod Brown defends decision not to endorse Green New Deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Sherrod Brown, a potential 2020 Democratic presidential contender, shrugged off arguments from liberals on Tuesday that s...

February 12th, 2019 |  


State transportation director warns of road funding crisis

State transportation director warns of road funding crisis

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio’s road maintenance and infrastructure are facing an “impending crisis” unless more funding is provided fo...

February 11th, 2019 |  


Study says soccer stadium noise could impact Music Hall

Study says soccer stadium noise could impact Music Hall

CINCINNATI (AP) — A study has found that game day noise from the coming stadium for Cincinnati’s soccer team could disrupt performances an...

February 10th, 2019 |  


Teens’ barn legislation is a years-long lesson in lawmaking

Teens’ barn legislation is a years-long lesson in lawmaking

COLUMBUS (AP) — Spanning more than four years, it’s likely Westerville Central High School’s longest class project ever.But to the f...

February 10th, 2019 |  


VFW post gets first female active member

VFW post gets first female active member

WEST CHESTER — West Chester VFW Post 7696 is pursuing a “recruiting rush” of younger members and has added the first active female i...

February 9th, 2019 |  


Hamilton facility to be first of its kind in North America

Hamilton facility to be first of its kind in North America

HAMILTON — A private investment will enable an indoor farming company to complete its previously announced Hamilton facility, which it says will...

February 9th, 2019 |