NEWS


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Delphos Jefferson honor roll
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Delphos St. John’s honor roll
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Fort Jennings honor roll

Fort Jennings honor roll

All “A” Honor Roll (4.0)Seventh-graders: Ava Knippen, Brody Leis, Hudson Maag, Tessa Meyer, Addison Sarka, Layla Schroeder, Noah Schroeder...

January 28th, 2022 |  


Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Twenty-two new deaths reported in region• There have been 22 new deaths attributed to COVID-19 reported in the five-county region, according to ...

January 28th, 2022 |  


Hiring, labor force challenges detailed at annual chamber breakfast

Hiring, labor force challenges detailed at annual chamber breakfast

LIMA — More than 100 local business leaders and elected officials heard details on Friday morning of the steep challenges facing Lima region bus...

January 28th, 2022 |  


Grant monies awarded to three crisis center agencies

Grant monies awarded to three crisis center agencies

COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine recently announced more than $2.5 million in grants for victim service agencies to support victims of domestic ...

January 28th, 2022 |  


Glandorf Elementary honor roll

Glandorf Elementary honor roll

All A Honor RollEighth-graders: Hannah Brickner, Lola Kuhlman, Aubrey Leopold, Grant Leopold, Griffin Leopold, Maggie Schmiedebusch, Benjamin Schroede...

January 28th, 2022 |  


Bluffton tree commission meets Feb. 8

Bluffton tree commission meets Feb. 8

BLUFFTON — Bluffton’s tree commission will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8 at Bluffton Town Hall, 154 N. Main St., Bluffton. .neFileBlock ...

January 28th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Girls basketball: Van Wert upends Shawnee

Girls basketball: Van Wert upends Shawnee

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Van Wert came out firing.And the Cougars just kept coming in waves down the court.The Cougars knocked down 3-pointers, then t...

January 27th, 2022 |  


Girls basketball: Waynesfield-Goshen pulls away from Perry

Girls basketball: Waynesfield-Goshen pulls away from Perry

WAYNESFIELD – Intensity.Waynesfield-Goshen head coach Jocelyn Hennon credit the Tigers’ intensity in the fourth quarter to help them pull ...

January 27th, 2022 |  


College basketball: Liddell leads No. 16 Ohio State past Minnesota, 75-64

College basketball: Liddell leads No. 16 Ohio State past Minnesota, 75-64

MINNEAPOLIS — E.J. Liddell had 23 points and a career-high 15 rebounds to help No. 16 Ohio State muscle past Minnesota for a 75-64 victory Thurs...

January 27th, 2022 |  


Blue Jackets bounce back, beat Rangers 5-3

Blue Jackets bounce back, beat Rangers 5-3

COLUMBUS — Boone Jenner and Sean Kuraly each had two goals and the Columbus Blue Jackets scored four straight to rally from an early deficit and...

January 27th, 2022 |  


LeBron James, Durant highlight starters for 2022 All-Star Game

LeBron James, Durant highlight starters for 2022 All-Star Game

CLEVELAND — LeBron James and Kevin Durant will captain NBA All-Star Game teams once again.The NBA announced the pool of starters for the 2022 NB...

January 27th, 2022 |  


Lima area sports calendar

Lima area sports calendar

Note: Events may be canceled due to coronavirus outbreak. Each week, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be ...

January 27th, 2022 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
‘Voice’ win boosts Girl Named Tom leading up to Van Wert show

‘Voice’ win boosts Girl Named Tom leading up to Van Wert show

LIMA — It didn’t take long for word to get around about Girl Named Tom.The trio, originally from Pettisville in Fulton County, punched the...

January 27th, 2022 updated: January 28th, 2022. |  


Reptile & Exotics Expo comes to town Saturday

Reptile & Exotics Expo comes to town Saturday

LIMA — The BRM Lima Reptile & Exotics Expo slithers into town and starts hopping at it 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at Howard Johnson by Wy...

January 27th, 2022 |  


Editor’s Picks for week of Jan. 28-Feb. 3

Editor’s Picks for week of Jan. 28-Feb. 3

TODAY:Cast of Blues opening party: 6 to 9 p.m., Wassenberg Art Center, 214 S. Washington St., Van Wert.SATURDAY:21st Annual Comedy Jam: 8 p.m., MCPA, ...

January 27th, 2022 |  


What’s next for ‘Godfather of Harlem’?

What’s next for ‘Godfather of Harlem’?

You have questions. I have some answers. Q: Is there going to be any kind of sequel to “Godfather of Harlem”?A: The series starring Forest...

January 27th, 2022 |  


‘Jeopardy! champion Amy Schneider’s history-making run ends

‘Jeopardy! champion Amy Schneider’s history-making run ends

LOS ANGELES — “Jeopardy!” champion Amy Schneider’s dazzling streak is over, snapped Wednesday by a Chicago librarian after 40 ...

January 27th, 2022 |  


Art exhibits in the Lima area

Art exhibits in the Lima area

COLUMBUSColumbus Museum of Art480 E. Broad St.Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday....

January 27th, 2022 updated: January 28th, 2022. |  


OPINION


Letter: Snow removal leaves much to be desired

Letter: Snow removal leaves much to be desired

Apparently the new mayor, who I voted for, doesn’t believe in plowing the snow?Almost 48 hours after it began, even major roads like Cable were ...

January 28th, 2022 |  


Dr. Jessica Johnson: Real fight against racism is clash against hardened hearts

Dr. Jessica Johnson: Real fight against racism is clash against hardened hearts

Every time I’ve driven through Mississippi, I’ve always thought about the harrowing story of Emmett Till’s August 1955 murder in the...

January 28th, 2022 |  


Today’s editorial cartoons

Today’s editorial cartoons

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January 28th, 2022 |  


Letter: Government waste must be stopped

Letter: Government waste must be stopped

Since 2004, the 20 largest federal agencies have spent trillions in improper payments. Yes, trillions of tax dollars wasted.“Last year, these im...

January 27th, 2022 |  


Melissa Martin: Support Ohio’s newspapers vs. Big Tech

Melissa Martin: Support Ohio’s newspapers vs. Big Tech

Media outlets in America are boxing with the biggies. In this corner: Google and Facebook (rebranded as Meta). In that corner: multiple newspapers. Sh...

January 27th, 2022 |  


Lori Borgman: She has a monopoly on losing

Lori Borgman: She has a monopoly on losing

The next time we have a family game night, I’m going to phone in sick. They’re simply too exhausting. Everyone wants to play me. Grandkids...

January 27th, 2022 |  


BUSINESS


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Relief or ‘poor tax’? Companies offer alternative to security deposits

Relief or ‘poor tax’? Companies offer alternative to security deposits

TALLAHASSEE — As rents skyrocket, startup companies are touting what they consider to be a helpful solution to hefty security deposits pricing F...

January 22nd, 2022 |  


Liz Weston: This year, resolve to leave no gift card unused

Liz Weston: This year, resolve to leave no gift card unused

Years ago, a friend who needed cash sold me a $100 Nordstrom gift card. I wish I knew where the heck I put it.Gift cards are a popular holiday solutio...

January 22nd, 2022 |  


Elon Musk’s brain implant company is inching toward human trials

Elon Musk’s brain implant company is inching toward human trials

Elon Musk’s brain implant company Neuralink is now hiring a clinical trial director, an indication that the company’s longstanding goal of...

January 22nd, 2022 |  


The Week Ahead: Accelerating the effort to slow the economy

The Week Ahead: Accelerating the effort to slow the economy

The stock market tantrum to begin the year is not really about investors reassessing the economy, geopolitics in Ukraine, or even corporate earnings p...

January 22nd, 2022 |  


ODA recognizes fair supporters

ODA recognizes fair supporters

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Agriculture recognized Dennis Dickie, Matt Jennings and Peg Kruse for their support of the Auglaize, Hardin an...

January 22nd, 2022 |  


Land transfers, Jan. 13-19

Land transfers, Jan. 13-19

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Jan. 13 through 19. Figures reflect the sel...

January 22nd, 2022 |  


STATE NEWS


Unclear what Ohio spent to lure Intel

Unclear what Ohio spent to lure Intel

COLUMBUS — It will cost Ohio taxpayers to attract Intel and the billions of dollars company officials say they plan to invest here.But exactly h...

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


Opponents of Ohio legislative maps must object by Tuesday

Opponents of Ohio legislative maps must object by Tuesday

COLUMBUS — Voting-rights and Democratic groups displeased with Ohio’s latest round of legislative district maps have until Tuesday to obje...

January 24th, 2022 |  


Another delay for ex-deep-sea treasure hunter stuck in jail

Another delay for ex-deep-sea treasure hunter stuck in jail

COLUMBUS — The long-running case of a former deep-sea treasure hunter marking his sixth year in jail for refusing to disclose the whereabouts of...

January 24th, 2022 |  


Republicans pass redrawn Ohio state legislative plan, sending maps to court for approval

Republicans pass redrawn Ohio state legislative plan, sending maps to court for approval

COLUMBUS — Ohio Republicans have passed a revised version of a state legislative district plan, voting on Saturday night to send the plan to the...

January 23rd, 2022 updated: January 23rd, 2022. |  


Is it safe to eat snow? We asked a few experts

Is it safe to eat snow? We asked a few experts

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Now that snow has assumed its rightful place in the winter weather patterns of Northeast Ohio – a foot or more in the pa...

January 22nd, 2022 |  


Talks underway on changing Ohio Statehouse maps

Talks underway on changing Ohio Statehouse maps

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Democrats bolstered by a high court victory this month appeared to dig in their heels Saturday against another round of gerryma...

January 22nd, 2022 |