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Chauvin guilty on all counts
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Jefferson Awards: Malcolm driven by the joy of helping
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Ohio Republicans aim to rename state park after Donald Trump
Unemployment drops throughout Lima region

Unemployment drops throughout Lima region

LIMA — Unemployment rates went down throughout the region in March, as the number of employed people climbed and the number of unemployed people...

April 20th, 2021 updated: April 20th, 2021. |  


I-75 distracted driving corridor reducing injuries

I-75 distracted driving corridor reducing injuries

LIMA — A distracted driving safety corridor on Interstate 75 in Allen and Hancock counties has proven effective in reducing traffic accidents an...

April 20th, 2021 updated: April 20th, 2021. |  


Swanson talks Memorial Hall, collaboration with Allen County commissioners

Swanson talks Memorial Hall, collaboration with Allen County commissioners

LIMA — Mayoral candidate Autumn Swanson on Tuesday told the Allen County Board of Commissioners she’d like to see Lima and Allen County co...

April 20th, 2021 updated: April 20th, 2021. |  


ONU plans in-person commencement ceremonies for Class of 2021, 2020

ONU plans in-person commencement ceremonies for Class of 2021, 2020

ADA — Ohio Northern University will hold in-person commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021 at Dial-Roberson Stadium in M...

April 20th, 2021 |  


Lima entrepreneur launches TV stations in Fort Wayne

Lima entrepreneur launches TV stations in Fort Wayne

LIMA — Lima resident Greg Phipps, owner of Metro Video in downtown Lima, has launched WLMO-TV 2, a low-powered digital television station broadc...

April 20th, 2021 updated: April 20th, 2021. |  


Lima Senior choir to perform spring concert

Lima Senior choir to perform spring concert

LIMA — The Lima Senior choir will present its Springtime Serenade concert at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 29, online via limacityschools.square.site.T...

April 20th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Reds swing and miss at sweep of Indians

Reds swing and miss at sweep of Indians

CINCINNATI (AP) — If Shane Bieber felt a bit off at the start, it sure didn’t show.Bieber kept up his record strikeout run, fanning 13 and...

April 18th, 2021 |  


Former OSU standout says WNBA biggest reason for transfer to UConn

Former OSU standout says WNBA biggest reason for transfer to UConn

HARTFORD, Conn. — When Dorka Juhász plays basketball, she’s playing for more than just her school, which will be UConn upon graduatin...

April 18th, 2021 |  


Bruce announces retirement from baseball at age 34

Bruce announces retirement from baseball at age 34

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Bruce had seen enough. Having made the New York Yankees’ opening-day roster, he couldn’t stomach his poor start ...

April 18th, 2021 |  


Roundup: Shawnee wins boys tennis invitational

Roundup: Shawnee wins boys tennis invitational

VAN WERT — Shawnee won the team title with 19 points followed by Ottawa-Glandorf (18), St. Marys (9), Van Wert (8) and Wauseon (1) at Saturday&#...

April 17th, 2021 updated: April 17th, 2021. |  


Ohio State football: Day stays coy about quarterbacks

Ohio State football: Day stays coy about quarterbacks

COLUMBUS — The competition to become Ohio State’s starting quarterback was deservedly the center of attention at the Buckeyes’ sprin...

April 17th, 2021 updated: April 18th, 2021. |  


Baseball: Van Wert slips past Kalida

Baseball: Van Wert slips past Kalida

VAN WERT — It probably wasn’t the way Van Wert baseball head coach Charlie Witten drew it up, but the longtime skipper gladly accepted the...

April 17th, 2021 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Real Life Mama: Mama’s open-door policy

Real Life Mama: Mama’s open-door policy

The other day, as at least ten kids lingered in my driveway, garage and front lawn, my neighbor jokingly asked me if I had started a daycare. Laughing...

April 17th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: A statement about not answering questions

David Trinko: A statement about not answering questions

There’s a disturbing trend popping up locally.Whenever people have to answer difficult questions of reporters, they don’t. They’ll s...

April 17th, 2021 |  


Study: 2.5 billion T. rex roamed Earth

Study: 2.5 billion T. rex roamed Earth

One Tyrannosaurus rex seems scary enough. Now picture 2.5 billion of them. That’s how many of the fierce dinosaur kings probably roamed Earth ov...

April 17th, 2021 |  


The disabled hope to impact Oscars

The disabled hope to impact Oscars

LOS ANGELES — Right down to its production design, the Oscars have not always felt like the most welcoming place for the disabled.“I’...

April 17th, 2021 |  


Fighting back with hugs

Fighting back with hugs

LOS ANGELES – Ruth Alcantara stepped closer to her grandmother. Then closer, and closer still.She crossed into the six-foot buffer zone that had...

April 17th, 2021 |  


Ralph Lauren unveils Team USA Olympic uniforms

Ralph Lauren unveils Team USA Olympic uniforms

NEW YORK — With a crisp white graphic look and roomy pockets, the uniforms to be worn by Team USA at the closing ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics ...

April 17th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Jim Krumel: Winner of Lima’s mayoral primary could get big boost

Jim Krumel: Winner of Lima’s mayoral primary could get big boost

THIS AND THAT —In just over two weeks we’ll have a better idea who the favorite is to become Lima’s next mayor.That’s what the...

April 19th, 2021 updated: April 19th, 2021. |  


Letter: Up to here with Jim Jordan

Letter: Up to here with Jim Jordan

Once again Jim Jordan has made Ohioans proud.Not!Watching him assault Dr. Fauci with lies and assertions was comical. Jim Jordan, who do you represent...

April 18th, 2021 |  


Letter: Abortion is murder; it’s that simple

Letter: Abortion is murder; it’s that simple

Dear Mr. President and Madam Speaker:I am writing this open letter because confidence of your receiving my personal letters is the same as the Cavalie...

April 18th, 2021 |  


Letter: Cooperation? Vote Swanson

Letter: Cooperation? Vote Swanson

Soon Lima will swear in a new mayor, the first time in 32 years.We have four candidates. Each has strengths and weaknesses, not perfect, just like us....

April 18th, 2021 |  


Mark Figley: Biden appearing dazed and confused

Mark Figley: Biden appearing dazed and confused

On October 2, 1919, President Woodrow Wilson suffered a stroke, leaving him paralyzed on his left side, and with only partial vision in his right eye....

April 18th, 2021 |  


Michael Reagan: Las Vegas offers a mirror on America

Michael Reagan: Las Vegas offers a mirror on America

My wife, daughter and I usually drive over to Las Vegas two or three times a year.We don’t go to gamble. We go for three things — the conc...

April 18th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


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Unemployment drops throughout Lima region
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Lima entrepreneur launches TV stations in Fort Wayne
Grand Lake Wound Care earns national honors

Grand Lake Wound Care earns national honors

ST. MARYS — Grand Lake Wound Care Center, an outpatient program for chronic wounds at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, has received tw...

April 17th, 2021 |  


US average mortgage rates fall again

US average mortgage rates fall again

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mortgage rates fell for a second straight week amid signs of economic improvement.Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac reported Thursday...

April 17th, 2021 |  


Ex-offender donates estate

Ex-offender donates estate

MADISON, Wis. — Roger Bruesewitz, who died in 2019 at 82, spent much of his early life in and out of jail after robbing businesses, running R...

April 17th, 2021 |  


Climate risk and the role of investors

Climate risk and the role of investors

Earth Day will bring together leaders of more than three dozen countries to talk climate. And while the state of the environment will be the focus of ...

April 17th, 2021 |  


Land transfers, April 8-14

Land transfers, April 8-14

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running April 8-14. Figures reflect the selling pri...

April 17th, 2021 |  


Legal-Ease: Drugs and timeshares

Legal-Ease: Drugs and timeshares

It is said that illegal drug users can never quit. The same thing can be said about many timeshares. Timeshares encompass a large array of types of jo...

April 17th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio Republicans aim to rename state park after Donald Trump

Ohio Republicans aim to rename state park after Donald Trump

COLUMBUS — A GOP-backed bill introduced Monday would change the name of an Ohio state park to honor former President Donald Trump.The bill prima...

April 20th, 2021 updated: April 20th, 2021. |  


GOP-backed overhaul of Ohio voting laws nearing release

GOP-backed overhaul of Ohio voting laws nearing release

COLUMBUS — A significant rewrite of Ohio’s election laws is under way that could reduce early voting days and prohibit ballot drop boxes w...

April 20th, 2021 |  


Police: Man shot by DEA agent showed gun in waistband

Police: Man shot by DEA agent showed gun in waistband

CLEVELAND — Cleveland police in a criminal complaint said a 20-year-old man shot by an undercover DEA agent last week lifted his shirt to show a...

April 20th, 2021 |  


Cops: Dispute between teen girls leaves 1 fatally stabbed

Cops: Dispute between teen girls leaves 1 fatally stabbed

CINCINNATI — A confrontation involving two 13-year-old girls in Cincinnati ended with one fatally stabbed and the other charged with murder, aut...

April 20th, 2021 |  


Ex-guard indicted on murder charge in inmate’s 2020 death

Ex-guard indicted on murder charge in inmate’s 2020 death

PORTSMOUTH — A former corrections officer has been indicted on felony charges in the death of a county jail inmate last year, state authorities ...

April 20th, 2021 updated: April 20th, 2021. |  


Ohio board OKs large increase in medical pot dispensaries

Ohio board OKs large increase in medical pot dispensaries

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Board of Pharmacy voted on Monday to more than double the number of medical marijuana dispensaries in the state to deal with...

April 19th, 2021 |