NEWS


6:11 am
Updated: 6:11 am. |      
Allen vaccines lag behind Ohio
6:10 am
Updated: 6:11 am. |      
Cloverdale man’s rape trial won’t involve a jury
6:08 am
Updated: 6:12 am. |      
Alves, charged in Lima murders, waives right to speedy trial
6:08 am
Updated: 6:12 am. |      
Woman charged with human trafficking denied lower bond
Lima schools recognizes ‘Outstanding 11,’ school nurse

Lima schools recognizes ‘Outstanding 11,’ school nurse

LIMA — Lima schools on Monday recognized its Outstanding 11 honorees and its director of nursing for helping the district resume in-person class...

April 13th, 2021 updated: April 13th, 2021. |  


Juvenile insists on speedy trial, over attorney’s wishes

Juvenile insists on speedy trial, over attorney’s wishes

LIMA – A Lima teenager charged as an adult with a variety of serious criminal charges surprised his attorney Monday by refusing to waive his con...

April 13th, 2021 updated: April 13th, 2021. |  


Jefferson Awards: Bukowski drives fundraising through a pandemic

Jefferson Awards: Bukowski drives fundraising through a pandemic

WAPAKONETA — The All Abilities Playground could have been one of those great projects in Lima lore that was scrapped for being the right idea at...

April 13th, 2021 updated: April 13th, 2021. |  


Educators: Pass school funding reform now

Educators: Pass school funding reform now

LIMA — Educators are urging Gov. Mike DeWine and the Ohio Senate to approve the Fair School Funding Plan, the latest iteration of a school fundi...

April 13th, 2021 updated: April 13th, 2021. |  


Chief: Officer intended to fire a Taser, not a handgun

Chief: Officer intended to fire a Taser, not a handgun

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. — The police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb apparently intended to fi...

April 13th, 2021 updated: April 13th, 2021. |  


Quarry Farm Nature Preserve to host ‘Haiku Hike’ Saturday

Quarry Farm Nature Preserve to host ‘Haiku Hike’ Saturday

PANDORA — Quarry Farm Nature Preserve and Conservation Farm will host a Haiku Hike from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 17, at the Seitz Family Pavi...

April 12th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


9:45 pm
Updated: 6:20 am. |   
Columbus Grove shuts out Crestview
Speed demon: New closer Clase bringing the heat for Indians

Speed demon: New closer Clase bringing the heat for Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Seconds after the ball leaves Emmanuel Clase’s hand and streaks toward home plate, the eyes of everyone in Progressive Fi...

April 12th, 2021 |  


Matsuyama writes a new page in Masters history

Matsuyama writes a new page in Masters history

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Hideki Matsuyama delivered golf-mad Japan the grandest and greenest prize of all.Ten years after Matsuyama made a sterling d...

April 11th, 2021 |  


Reds baffled by pitcher who led NL in losses last season

Reds baffled by pitcher who led NL in losses last season

PHOENIX (AP) — Luke Weaver was one of the worst pitchers in the National League one season ago. The Diamondbacks right-hander wasn’t that ...

April 11th, 2021 |  


Bullpen helps Indians complete sweep of Tigers

Bullpen helps Indians complete sweep of Tigers

CLEVELAND (AP) — Logan Allen knows that if he or any of the Indians other starters get into any trouble, help is just a phone call away.Clevelan...

April 11th, 2021 |  


Roundup: Lima Senior sweeps softball doubleheader

Roundup: Lima Senior sweeps softball doubleheader

LIMA — The host Spartans were 11-1 and 17-9 winners in softball Saturday against Perry.In the 11-1 game, winning pitcher Dakota Lewis allowed tw...

April 10th, 2021 updated: April 10th, 2021. |  


Football: Ohio State’s Vincent could be ready for big year

Football: Ohio State’s Vincent could be ready for big year

COLUMBUS — Expectations don’t come much higher than those Taron Vincent carried with him when he arrived at Ohio State in 2018.He was a 5-...

April 10th, 2021 |  


MULTIMEDIA - PHOTO STORE



LIFESTYLE


4:15 pm |    
Births
TV and streaming picks for April 11-17

TV and streaming picks for April 11-17

DON’T MISS: “The Nevers” — Victorian London is the setting for this action-packed, genre-bending drama series. The city is roc...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Real Life Mama: Check on your ‘fine’ friends

Real Life Mama: Check on your ‘fine’ friends

It’s fine. I’m fine. Everything is fine.But, is it really?Yo, I am telling you – check on your “fine” friends. It’...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Ginger salmon with steamed noodle stir fry

Ginger salmon with steamed noodle stir fry

Fresh ginger and tamari sauce flavor salmon fillets and Chinese noodles for this Asian dinner. The salmon takes 10 minutes to marinate. Start it first...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Kathy and Vic Hadding

Kathy and Vic Hadding

ELIDA — Mr. and Mrs. Vic Hadding will celebrate 50 years of marriage with a cruise to the Mexican Riviera in 2022. the couple also celebrated wi...

April 10th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: A sparkling example of childhood

David Trinko: A sparkling example of childhood

If you see me and think, “I see a certain glimmer in his eye,” please let me know. Chances are some of my daughter’s sparkles rubbed...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Invite ex to the wedding?

Invite ex to the wedding?

Q. My fiancee wants to invite her child’s godfather to our wedding. Problem is her child’s godfather is also her ex. I can tell it’s...

April 10th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Real Life Mama: Check on your ‘fine’ friends

Real Life Mama: Check on your ‘fine’ friends

It’s fine. I’m fine. Everything is fine.But, is it really?Yo, I am telling you – check on your “fine” friends. It’...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Column: College is more expensive than it should be

Column: College is more expensive than it should be

> Untargeted Student Debt Forgiveness is Public Looting by the RichWe find ourselves in the middle of a confusing crisis. The pandemic isn’t ...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Ramesh Ponnuru: One cheer for the return of earmarks

Ramesh Ponnuru: One cheer for the return of earmarks

After a 10-year hiatus, earmarks are coming back to the U.S. Congress. Democrats and Republicans alike repudiated the practice of letting congressmen ...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Letter: Joshua Hayes the answer for Lima

My husband Richard Groves retired from the Lima Tank Plant. He was so proud of those tanks! He was also proud of the USA and the military people who s...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Letter: Time to back Shawnee police

Your vote is critically needed for the Shawnee Township police levy which will appear on the May ballot. Due to an error the levy was left off the Nov...

April 10th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: A sparkling example of childhood

David Trinko: A sparkling example of childhood

If you see me and think, “I see a certain glimmer in his eye,” please let me know. Chances are some of my daughter’s sparkles rubbed...

April 10th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


More production cuts at GM, Ford

More production cuts at GM, Ford

DETROIT (AP) — The global shortage of semiconductors has forced General Motors and Ford to further cut production at their North American factor...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Jeni’s ice cream shop celebrates Dolly Parton

Jeni’s ice cream shop celebrates Dolly Parton

For hundreds of central Ohioans, Thursday consisted of tumbling out of bed and stumbling to Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams to try the shop’s &...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Passengers, politics and profitability

Passengers, politics and profitability

Americans are flying again. There are fewer seats in the sky compared to before COVID-19, but as more people are vaccinated and succumb to pandemic fa...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Congress eyes big bucks for tiny computer chips

Congress eyes big bucks for tiny computer chips

President Joe Biden stood in the White House’s State Dining Room on Feb. 24 and recalled the centuries-old “for want of a nail” prov...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Illinois is paying off $25 million in student loans

Illinois is paying off $25 million in student loans

Peter Maloney wanted to move back to the Chicago area from Florida, but with $44,000 in student loans to repay he figured it would be several years be...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Charming Millburn duplex offers privacy

Charming Millburn duplex offers privacy

The Millburn is a duplex plan graced with country cottage charm and offers residence plenty of privacy. Garage walls are the only point of contact bet...

April 10th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Patrol investigates Ohio Statehouse break-in, vandalism

Patrol investigates Ohio Statehouse break-in, vandalism

COLUMBUS — A man broke into the Ohio Statehouse overnight, used a fire extinguisher to spray chemicals on the historic building’s Rotunda ...

April 12th, 2021 |  


Protecting Ohio patients from surprising medical bills

Protecting Ohio patients from surprising medical bills

The state is crafting new rules to protect health care patients from surprise medical bills and is starting to gather feedback on what those protectio...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Jeni’s ice cream shop celebrates Dolly Parton

Jeni’s ice cream shop celebrates Dolly Parton

For hundreds of central Ohioans, Thursday consisted of tumbling out of bed and stumbling to Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams to try the shop’s &...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Chemical Safety Board gives update

Chemical Safety Board gives update

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board provided its first update in its investigation of an explosion that occurred at a Columbus paint factory early Thursday...

April 10th, 2021 |  


Meeting between Husted, neighbors over tweet is in flux

Meeting between Husted, neighbors over tweet is in flux

COLUMBUS — A meeting between Ohio’s lieutenant governor and Asian American neighbors in his Columbus suburb who are concerned about a twee...

April 9th, 2021 |  


Ohio State Fair not open to public

Ohio State Fair not open to public

The Ohio State Fair will not be open to the public and will instead be scaled down to livestock and educational competitions for exhibitors and their ...

April 8th, 2021 |