NEWS


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Jim Krumel: What’s up with all of these coyote attacks?
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Dillinger’s Lima, Dayton connection discussed
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Housing study to be presented at council meeting
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Retiring nurses create experience gap
Applications sought for Perry schools superintendent

Applications sought for Perry schools superintendent

PERRY TOWNSHIP — Allen County Educational Service Center and the Perry Local School District are seeking applicants for a new district school su...

January 27th, 2020 updated: January 27th, 2020. |  


Red Cross blood donation scheduled at LCC

Red Cross blood donation scheduled at LCC

LIMA — There will be a blood donation opportunity from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, at Lima Central Catholic High School, 720 S. Cab...

January 27th, 2020 |  


Get This: Moose stuck on railroad bridge is rescued and relocated

Get This: Moose stuck on railroad bridge is rescued and relocated

LUDLOW, Vt. (AP) — A moose got stuck on an active railroad bridge in Vermont and was removed and relocated with minimal injuries, state fish and...

January 27th, 2020 |  


In divided America, some voters tuning out impeachment trial

In divided America, some voters tuning out impeachment trial

HAMBURG, Pa. — For all the gravity of a presidential impeachment trial, Americans don’t seem to be giving it much weight.As House impeachm...

January 26th, 2020 |  


Wapakoneta offering Google Drive workshop

Wapakoneta offering Google Drive workshop

WAPAKONETA — The Wapakoneta library will hold an informational session on Google Drive fundamentals at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 10 and 5 p.m. Feb. 24 at i...

January 26th, 2020 |  


Readers sought to share their views on politics

Readers sought to share their views on politics

LIMA — Both sides of the aisle can agree on at least one thing this election season: 2020 is going to be a bumpy ride for politics.With that in ...

January 26th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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AFC tops NFC again
Bryant killed in chopper crash

Bryant killed in chopper crash

CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and three others were killed in a helicopter crash in Southern Califor...

January 26th, 2020 |  


Boys basketball: Shawnee stays unbeaten

Boys basketball: Shawnee stays unbeaten

Teams talk about weathering the storm against Lima Senior but it was Shawnee that brought the thunder and lightning to its 70-55 boys basketball win o...

January 26th, 2020 updated: January 26th, 2020. |  


Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Saturday, Jan. 25

Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Saturday, Jan. 25

Boys BasketballAnna 85, W. Liberty-Salem 48Bascom Hopewell-Loudon 47, Fostoria 46Belmont Union Local 62, Richmond Edison 48Bluffton 56, Van Buren 46Bo...

January 25th, 2020 |  


Wrestling: Allen East places second at LCC Thunderbird Invitational

Wrestling: Allen East places second at LCC Thunderbird Invitational

LIMA — To say Allen East has some horses on its wrestling team, might be a play on words.However, once the Mustangs get on the wrestling mats, t...

January 25th, 2020 |  


Girls basketball: Kalida charges back to defeat Miller City

Girls basketball: Kalida charges back to defeat Miller City

KALIDA — Miller City was getting close to putting Kalida in its rear-view mirror.Enter Kalida’s Grace Klausing.Klausing scored 11 points i...

January 25th, 2020 |  


Lima area sports calendar

Lima area sports calendar

Each week, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be submitted by noon Wednesday of each week to The Lima News....

January 25th, 2020 updated: January 25th, 2020. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Van Wert mother bringing awareness to childhood cancer
Real Life Mama: Challenged to do more

Real Life Mama: Challenged to do more

“Go make the world a better place, Mommy!” That is what my 6-year-old recently started yelling back at me every weekday morning as she run...

January 25th, 2020 |  


David Trinko: If Dr. Seuss had a teenager

David Trinko: If Dr. Seuss had a teenager

Dr. Seuss is best known as a children’s book author. His classics include “Green Eggs and Ham,” “The Cat in the Hat” and...

January 25th, 2020 |  


Revealing documentary on Taylor Swift

Revealing documentary on Taylor Swift

PARK CITY, Utah — The normally private Taylor Swift premiered an intimate documentary Thursday at the Sundance Film Festival in which the pop st...

January 24th, 2020 |  


Ousted Grammy chief suggests awards are tainted

Ousted Grammy chief suggests awards are tainted

NEW YORK — The ousted head of the Grammy Awards says that music’s biggest awards are tainted because of conflicts of interest that infect ...

January 23rd, 2020 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemJan. 21 — Hannah and Markellis Martin, Lima, boy.Jan. 22 — Jurnie Phillips and Ishmael Williams, Lima, boy.Mer...

January 23rd, 2020 updated: January 24th, 2020. |  


Familiar face taking his turn at ‘Mozart by Candlelight’

Familiar face taking his turn at ‘Mozart by Candlelight’

LIMA — Conductor finalist Brian Eads will this lead the Lima Symphony Orchestra in this year’s “Mozart by Candlelight.”Eads ha...

January 23rd, 2020 |  


OPINION


Letter: Are you kidding; roundabouts?

Letter: Are you kidding; roundabouts?

In regards to the multiple accidents that are occurring at the intersections of state Route 309 and Thayer Road, and state Route 81 and Thayer Road:Si...

January 26th, 2020 |  


Editorial: Answers needed before acting on OPERS freeze

Editorial: Answers needed before acting on OPERS freeze

More changes meant to strengthen Ohio’s largest public pension system should not be rushed into – not after its board voted 9-2 just over ...

January 26th, 2020 |  


Column: Modern school-choice case gives Supreme Court chance to expel old anti-Catholic laws

Column: Modern school-choice case gives Supreme Court chance to expel old anti-Catholic laws

Supporters of school choice, take notice. The Supreme Court just heard oral arguments in a case that could limit your ability to pick the school that&...

January 25th, 2020 |  


Editorial: It’s bad business for Ohio to dictate wages

Editorial: It’s bad business for Ohio to dictate wages

It sounds good when State Rep. Brigid Kelly, D-Cincinnati, says, “The promise of America is that it is supposed to be the land of opportunity, w...

January 25th, 2020 |  


Letter: Forget witnesses, they’re not needed

Letter: Forget witnesses, they’re not needed

Sorry, Mr Crisp. Regarding your column Tuesday in The Lima News, no witnesses are needed in the impeachment trial.On June 20, 2012 President Obama tol...

January 25th, 2020 |  


Letter: George Lopez a bad joke

Letter: George Lopez a bad joke

There is certainly enough hate and animosity in this country right now. I don’t believe that the Lima Civic Center should be honoring a hateful ...

January 25th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


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Foreclosures continue to slide
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Land transfers, Jan. 16-22
Crites joins State Farm insurance business

Crites joins State Farm insurance business

LIMA — Former Shawnee Alliance Church associate pastor Shane Crites is now an agent for State Farm Insurance agency.He now operates out of the 7...

January 25th, 2020 |  


Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative donates to charities

Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative donates to charities

PAULDING — Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative donated $8,000 to local organizations through the co-op’s Operation Round Up program, whic...

January 25th, 2020 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Jan. 24, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank3.50/3.00...

January 25th, 2020 |  


Legal-Ease: Powers of attorney and their effectiveness

Legal-Ease: Powers of attorney and their effectiveness

While alive, we sometimes cannot or do not want to make our own decisions. The reasons for this could be a medical condition such as early onset demen...

January 25th, 2020 |  


Cooper Tire named ‘Best Place to Work’ for LGBTQ equality

Cooper Tire named ‘Best Place to Work’ for LGBTQ equality

FINDLAY — Cooper Tire received a 100% score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index, a national survey mea...

January 25th, 2020 |  


Area home sales slow in 2019

Area home sales slow in 2019

LIMA — Home sales in the Lima area were down 4.4% in 2019. But that was good news for sellers, as the average sale price rose 6.7% over the prev...

January 22nd, 2020 updated: January 22nd, 2020. |  


STATE NEWS


Health groups concerned about tobacco, tanning

Health groups concerned about tobacco, tanning

COLUMBUS — After an outbreak of vaping-related illness last year, at least two health advocacy groups in Ohio are focused on decreasing smoking ...

January 25th, 2020 updated: January 25th, 2020. |  


Experts: Trump rule change will remove industry red tape but pollute more Ohio stream miles

Experts: Trump rule change will remove industry red tape but pollute more Ohio stream miles

COLUMBUS — Manufacturers, coal, oil and gas, farmers and home builders praised the latest Trump administration environmental rollback, while env...

January 25th, 2020 |  


Health groups look to Ohio lawmakers to help cut number of smokers in 2020

Health groups look to Ohio lawmakers to help cut number of smokers in 2020

After an outbreak of vaping-related illness last year, at least two health advocacy groups in Ohio are focused on decreasing smoking in 2020.The advoc...

January 24th, 2020 |  


Opioid victims can begin filing claims against Purdue Pharma

Opioid victims can begin filing claims against Purdue Pharma

State and local governments have been leading the legal fight against the opioid industry, seeking payouts to help them deal with the fallout from the...

January 24th, 2020 |  


Prison agency seeks high-security facility replacements

Prison agency seeks high-security facility replacements

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio prison system wants to replace or renovate some of its high-security prisons in the near future, saying its curre...

January 24th, 2020 |  


Corrections department changes inspections

Corrections department changes inspections

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio corrections officials will soon conduct surprise visits of jails and require mandatory reporting of incidents like su...

January 23rd, 2020 |