NEWS


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First responders plan to salute hospital workers in Coldwater

First responders plan to salute hospital workers in Coldwater

COLDWATER — First responders in Mercer County are organizing an event on Thursday to salute employees at Mercer Health hospital in Coldwater for...

January 25th, 2022 |  


Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Cases under-reported Tuesday• Daily case counts are incomplete Tuesday due to a processing error through the state’s electronic laboratory...

January 25th, 2022 |  


Spencerville police officer resigns following fight at Lima bar

Spencerville police officer resigns following fight at Lima bar

LIMA — Officials with the Lima Police Department have not yet announced any arrests related to a weekend fight at a Lima bar, but the incident h...

January 25th, 2022 |  


State Rep. Carfagna steps down for new job

State Rep. Carfagna steps down for new job

COLUMBUS — State Rep. Rick Carfagna, the fourth-highest ranking Republican in the Ohio House of Representatives, is resigning his office to take...

January 25th, 2022 |  


Grant approved to support Wapak business facade program

Grant approved to support Wapak business facade program

WAPAKONETA — The Wapakoneta Area Community Foundation will award a $10,000 matching grant to the Downtown Wapakoneta Partnership during a public...

January 25th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Alize Cornet reaches quarterfinals at her 63rd Grand Slam

Alize Cornet reaches quarterfinals at her 63rd Grand Slam

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Alize Cornet dropped to her knees on the hard blue court, clasped her hands and took a few moments to let it sink in...

January 24th, 2022 |  


MLB negotiators meet for 1st time since Dec 1

MLB negotiators meet for 1st time since Dec 1

NEW YORK (AP) — Locked-out Major League Baseball players withdrew their proposal for more liberalized free agency and lowered their proposed dec...

January 24th, 2022 updated: January 24th, 2022. |  


Burrow keeps going down, but Bengals keep moving on

Burrow keeps going down, but Bengals keep moving on

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Burrow took another beating against the top-seeded Tennessee Titans in the divisional round of the playoffs on Saturday.Ho...

January 24th, 2022 |  


Chiefs outlast Bills for 42-36 overtime win

Chiefs outlast Bills for 42-36 overtime win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes found Travis Kelce in the corner of the end zone early in overtime, and the Kansas City Chiefs rallied t...

January 23rd, 2022 |  


Stafford out-Bradys Brady and Rams win with last-minute drive

Stafford out-Bradys Brady and Rams win with last-minute drive

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Matthew Stafford outplayed Tom Brady in the final minute, moving the Rams into position for a last-second field goal that gav...

January 23rd, 2022 |  


Day acted boldly and now expectations are even higher at Ohio State

Day acted boldly and now expectations are even higher at Ohio State

There’s no doubt Ryan Day is decisive. He showed that when he demoted defensive coordinator Kerry Coombs two games into last season.He showed th...

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


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LIFESTYLE


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Lima Public Library Book Reviews
NYC’s Katz’s Delicatessen selling ‘Get Well Soon’ packages

NYC’s Katz’s Delicatessen selling ‘Get Well Soon’ packages

If chicken soup is just what the doctor ordered to soothe your cold-weather blues, one of New York City’s most iconic eateries has the perfect r...

January 22nd, 2022 |  


Why the fashion of ‘And Just Like That …’ brings Moira Macdonald joy

Why the fashion of ‘And Just Like That …’ brings Moira Macdonald joy

And just like that, I watched “And Just Like That …” (Insert emoji of air being let out of a tire, if such an emoji exists. And if i...

January 22nd, 2022 |  


Real Life Mama: Don’t let a bad start ruin your entire day

Real Life Mama: Don’t let a bad start ruin your entire day

One morning this week, I yelled at Maylie. We were rushing around trying to get everything ready for school and she started crying because the candy t...

January 22nd, 2022 |  


Living with Children: Avoid telling young kids about existential threats

Living with Children: Avoid telling young kids about existential threats

Q: My 3-year-old is fearful of trying anything new, including things other kids his age love to do such as swinging on a swing, sliding down a slide a...

January 22nd, 2022 |  


David Trinko: Doctor from Delphos says eat your veggies

David Trinko: Doctor from Delphos says eat your veggies

Dr. Katie Takayasu still loves a “really good steak,” she says.The Delphos native just doesn’t think you should let it fill your pla...

January 22nd, 2022 updated: January 24th, 2022. |  


Vegetarian soups for whatever ails you this winter

Vegetarian soups for whatever ails you this winter

Chicken soup has long been touted as a soothing home remedy for the annoying colds and body-crushing flus of winter. Filled with nutrients, a steaming...

January 22nd, 2022 |  


OPINION


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Today’s editorial cartoons
Leonard Pitts Jr.: GOP has zero interest in bipartisanship

Leonard Pitts Jr.: GOP has zero interest in bipartisanship

It took Barack Obama four years to figure it out.The 44th president was into his second term before some psychic switch seemed to click, and he finall...

January 23rd, 2022 |  


Letter: Comparing dates that weren’t the same

Letter: Comparing dates that weren’t the same

When Vice President Kamala Harris addressed the nation Jan. 6 on the so-called anniversary of the riots on the Capitol, she was comparing that to Pear...

January 22nd, 2022 |  


Letter: Sites’ letter looks like cry for help

Letter: Sites’ letter looks like cry for help

It was easy to recognize a person suffering from PTSD by the frantic call for help in a letter written by Jeff Sites of Lima.I am sure that space in h...

January 22nd, 2022 |  


Letter: Deal needed for Dish, Hometown Stations

Letter: Deal needed for Dish, Hometown Stations

Every message you hear on the air or see around town says “Buy Local” — and many would think it would also apply to Your Hometown St...

January 22nd, 2022 |  


David Trinko: Doctor from Delphos says eat your veggies

David Trinko: Doctor from Delphos says eat your veggies

Dr. Katie Takayasu still loves a “really good steak,” she says.The Delphos native just doesn’t think you should let it fill your pla...

January 22nd, 2022 updated: January 24th, 2022. |  


BUSINESS


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


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 |  


Ohio State student workers organize protest

Ohio State student workers organize protest

Dozens of Ohio State students gathered in frigid temperatures for a protest behind the Ohio Union to demand the university raise the minimum wage on c...

January 22nd, 2022 |