NEWS


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Lake Erie storms turned deadly
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Lima Rotary to meet
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Lima man enters guilty plea to rape charge
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Injuries reported in 3-vehicle accident in Ottawa
Ellerbrock welcomed as new O-G high school principal

Ellerbrock welcomed as new O-G high school principal

OTTAWA — Today is Ann Ellerbrock’s first day as the new Ottawa-Glandorf High School principal, and she said Tuesday she is looking forward...

August 21st, 2019 updated: August 21st, 2019. |  


6 incumbents off ballot due to nixed petitions

6 incumbents off ballot due to nixed petitions

LIMA — Petition filing issues with the Allen County Board of Elections has barred a number of current town council and school board members from...

August 21st, 2019 updated: August 21st, 2019. |  


St. Charles Borromeo Church holding Alpha

St. Charles Borromeo Church holding Alpha

LIMA — St. Charles Borromeo Church is offering Alpha from 7 to 8:30 p.m. every Wednesday starting Sept. 11 in the St. Charles Lower Level, 2200 ...

August 21st, 2019 |  


Get This: Texas restaurant with famous men named George changes mural

Get This: Texas restaurant with famous men named George changes mural

WACO, Texas (AP) — A Texas restaurant called George’s that features a mural honoring famous men with the same name changed the mural to av...

August 21st, 2019 |  


Behind Taste of the Fair: Family businesses thrive

Behind Taste of the Fair: Family businesses thrive

LIMA — Taste of the Fair is a family affair for Bare Bones BBQ.The family owned mobile barbecue stand is now a staple at the Allen County Fair, ...

August 20th, 2019 |  


Tuition hike passes at Rhodes State

Tuition hike passes at Rhodes State

LIMA — Rhodes State College began classes today, and a possible tuition increase that could have taken effect immediately was averted until spri...

August 20th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Bath Kick-Off Classic

Ottoville blanks Van Wert

High SchoolBoys soccerOttoville 1, Van Wert 0VAN WERT — Ottoville’s Kyle Mann scored the lone goal for the Big Green. Ottoville had nine s...

August 19th, 2019 |  


It’s Coldwater week

It’s Coldwater week

It is indeed Coldwater week.Practice rounds begin on Wednesday at 2 p.m. and the champions will be declared sometime around 6:30 p.m. following a step...

August 19th, 2019 |  


Middle men: Browns hoping erratic kickers straighten out

Middle men: Browns hoping erratic kickers straighten out

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns coach Freddie Kitchens isn’t quite ready to give his kickers the boot.Despite erratic performances — wide ...

August 19th, 2019 |  


Day gives Fields a qualified endorsement

Day gives Fields a qualified endorsement

Ohio State football coach Ryan Day did what has been expected since the day Justin Fields enrolled in January when he named the Georgia transfer as OS...

August 19th, 2019 |  


Cardinals build 5-1 lead, hold off Reds

Cardinals build 5-1 lead, hold off Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — An inconsistent St. Louis Cardinals lineup cranked out just enough offense Sunday to stay in first place.Paul Goldschmidt hit ...

August 18th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Reminisce: Lima’s Oil King: W.L. Russell
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Births
Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemAug. 16 — Shaylee and Rodney McKean, Forest, girl.Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterAug. 15 — Emily F...

August 19th, 2019 |  


Hall of Fame sports broadcaster Whitaker dies at 95

Hall of Fame sports broadcaster Whitaker dies at 95

NEW YORK (AP) — Jack Whitaker, whose Hall of Fame broadcasting career ranged from the first Super Bowl to Secretariat’s Triple Crown to sh...

August 19th, 2019 updated: August 19th, 2019. |  


Ending a drought for R-rated comedies, ‘Good Boys’ is No. 1

Ending a drought for R-rated comedies, ‘Good Boys’ is No. 1

NEW YORK (AP) — The R-rated comedy, left for dead by some Hollywood studios, again reached No.1 at the box office over the weekend thanks to the...

August 18th, 2019 |  


Get This: Woman thought she had kidney stones, gave birth to triplets

Get This: Woman thought she had kidney stones, gave birth to triplets

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota woman who recently gave birth to triplets says she didn’t find out about her pregnancy until she went ...

August 18th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: K through 12, all in one home

David Trinko: K through 12, all in one home

As classes begin for this school year, we’re in a unique position at our home.Our oldest daughter enters her senior year. She’s been throu...

August 18th, 2019 updated: August 18th, 2019. |  


Judy and Larry Reichenbach

Judy and Larry Reichenbach

BLUFFTON — Mr. and Mrs. Larry Reichenbach are celebrating 55 years of marriage with a family dinner.Reichenbach and the former Judy Allen were m...

August 17th, 2019 |  


OPINION


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Letter: Have the spine to do right thing
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Letter: What a surprise
Michael Reagan: Shooting down California’s ammo law

Michael Reagan: Shooting down California’s ammo law

Dove season opens in California and across the U.S. on Sept. 1.For as long as I can remember, all I had to do when dove season rolled around each year...

August 20th, 2019 |  


Editorial: Pennsylvania doing something about gun violence

Editorial: Pennsylvania doing something about gun violence

After the mass shooting in Dayton, chanters crying “Do Something!” interrupted a speech by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine. On Friday, after a b...

August 20th, 2019 |  


Editorial: Ending Epstein conspiracies: Fiend’s suicide doesn’t end the pursuit of justice

The news won’t satisfy everyone, but it’s official: Jeffrey Epstein died by his own hand. That’s the assessment of the city medical ...

August 20th, 2019 |  


John Grindrod: Over eggs and pancakes, reconstructing those school memories

John Grindrod: Over eggs and pancakes, reconstructing those school memories

Each summer in late August my thoughts turn to school. While my most recent school memories are the ones when I sat at the big desk over a 32-year tea...

August 20th, 2019 |  


Cal Thomas: Trump’s message: Vote for me, or else

Cal Thomas: Trump’s message: Vote for me, or else

During a December 2015 debate among Republican presidential candidates in Las Vegas, former Florida governor Jeb Bush said to Donald Trump: “You...

August 19th, 2019 |  


Column: Mooch says GOP needs an off ramp

Column: Mooch says GOP needs an off ramp

WASHINGTON — Anthony Scaramucci is under Donald Trump’s skin, hitting a nerve as the president frets about his re-election chances amid ec...

August 19th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Can employers help relieve stress of opioid epidemic?
How to bypass ATM fees while you’re on the road

How to bypass ATM fees while you’re on the road

If you find yourself short on cash while on vacation, it might seem easiest to hit up the nearest ATM. But if that handy machine is not in your bank&#...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Cheryl Parson: Why you should not share a code sent to a phone

Cheryl Parson: Why you should not share a code sent to a phone

A friend of mine recently wanted to sell a baby crib and mattress. He posted it for sale on Craigslist and included his phone number to make contact w...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: Is it worth fighting over?

Legal-Ease: Is it worth fighting over?

There are and always will be aspects of life about which people see and think differently and disagree.Sometimes, disagreements stem from an action or...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First National3.50/3.00%Par...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Land transfers, Aug. 1-14

Land transfers, Aug. 1-14

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the two weeks running Aug. 1 through 14. Figures reflect the...

August 17th, 2019 updated: August 17th, 2019. |  


Glo Golf opens in Lima Mall

Glo Golf opens in Lima Mall

LIMA — The Lima Mall has a new option for families looking for indoor entertainment: Glo Golf.The glow-in-the-dark indoor miniature golf course,...

August 16th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Study: 10 years later, Ohio tax revenues still haven’t recovered from the Great Recession

Study: 10 years later, Ohio tax revenues still haven’t recovered from the Great Recession

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Four out of five U.S. states have seen their tax revenues recover to pre-recession levels, according to a new national study.Bu...

August 20th, 2019 |  


Former judge pleads guilty in ex-wife’s stabbing death

Former judge pleads guilty in ex-wife’s stabbing death

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former county judge in Cleveland pleaded guilty Tuesday to fatally stabbing his ex-wife moments after she had dropped off the...

August 20th, 2019 |  


Ohio elections bill would streamline voter registration at BMV

Ohio elections bill would streamline voter registration at BMV

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohioans would be able to more easily update their voter registrations while at the BMV, if a new bill introduced by state lawma...

August 20th, 2019 |  


2 drug companies settle with counties in opioid-crisis suit

2 drug companies settle with counties in opioid-crisis suit

Two pharmaceutical companies have reached settlements totaling $15 million to avoid being defendants in the first federal trial on the drug industry&#...

August 20th, 2019 |  


‘Miracle house’ in Ohio draws pilgrims amid sainthood push

‘Miracle house’ in Ohio draws pilgrims amid sainthood push

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Late in the summer of 1939, crowds of strangers started showing up at Rhoda Wise’s house next to a city dump in Ohio a...

August 18th, 2019 |  


Proposed changes would reduce water monitoring samples taken

Proposed changes would reduce water monitoring samples taken

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Proposed changes to Ohio’s water quality monitoring program would reduce the number of water samples taken from the ...

August 18th, 2019 |