NEWS


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Trump emergency: uncertain fate
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Wapak recovers from fire
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Interim president named at Mercy Health
Primrose offers ‘acts of kindness’ to future workers

Primrose offers ‘acts of kindness’ to future workers

LIMA — Generations mixed at Apollo Career Center Friday morning as five women from Primrose Retirement Community offered “random acts of k...

February 15th, 2019 |  


High school musicians recognized in Van Wert County Young Artists Recital

High school musicians recognized in Van Wert County Young Artists Recital

VAN WERT — The 16th annual Van Wert County Young Artists Recital will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, at First United Methodist Church, 113 W. Cen...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Lima Sr. students learn from business leaders

Lima Sr. students learn from business leaders

LIMA — Passion and compassion. Integrity and honesty. A strong work ethic and a will to succeed. Determination.Those were words used time and ti...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Allen County Genealogical Society to meet

Allen County Genealogical Society to meet

LIMA — The Allen County Genealogical Society will meet from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, at the Allen County Museum library, 620 W. Market St., ...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Police calls

Police calls

LIMA POLICE700 block of Ewing Avenue, Lima — A theft was reported Thursday.North Jameson Avenue at West North Street, Lima — A traffic acc...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterFeb. 14 — Paige and Brandon Hovest, Columbus Grove, girl; Bailey Ripke and Drew DuCheney, Oakwood, b...

February 15th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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Live high school basketball scoreboard
Greiss, Cizikas power Islanders past Blue Jackets

Greiss, Cizikas power Islanders past Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS — Platooning two goalies is working out just fine for coach Barry Trotz and the surprising New York Islanders.Thomas Greiss took his tu...

February 15th, 2019 |  


Logano, Harvick lead Ford sweeps in Daytona 500 qualifying

Logano, Harvick lead Ford sweeps in Daytona 500 qualifying

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano won the Daytona 500 qualifying races in a pair of Ford sweeps that have the new Mustang posi...

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


Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Thursday, Feb. 14

Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Thursday, Feb. 14

BoysBellville Clear Fork 58, Marion Harding 46Carey 74, Attica Seneca E. 52Cols. Grandview Hts. 69, Washington C.H. 40Cols. International 73, Grovepor...

February 14th, 2019 |  


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. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
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


History will condemn Trump

The Center for Constitutional Rights issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s invocation of emergency executive power to ...

February 15th, 2019 |  


‘Nobody cares’ about the deficit

After winning election in 2010, Rep. Mick Mulvaney, co-founder with Jim Jordan of the deeply conservative House Freedom Caucus, regularly issued scath...

February 14th, 2019 |  


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 |  


Letter: Answers are in his back yard

Letter: Answers are in his back yard

I read Monday in The Lima News, “Why so much unrest in Europe?”Mike Pompeo leaves Sunday on a five-nation tour of Europe where he will rai...

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 |  


BUSINESS


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Salon reopens on Elm
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 |