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Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

• COVID-19 cases, deathsAllen County: Cases: 794. Deaths: 46. Updated 2 p.m. 8/12/20Auglaize County: Cases: 275. Deaths: 6. Updated 2 p.m. 8/12/...

August 12th, 2020 |  



NEWS


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Lima-area students back to school with virus precautions
8:53 pm
Updated: 8:58 pm. |      
Third of Allen County not counted as census deadline nears
8:51 pm
Updated: 8:59 pm. |      
Ford recalls include some F-150s because of fire risk
‘Kicked in the teeth’: Devastation mounts from Midwest storm

‘Kicked in the teeth’: Devastation mounts from Midwest storm

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The impact of a wind storm that tore through the Midwest continued to grow Wednesday, as widespread power outages kept busines...

August 12th, 2020 updated: August 12th, 2020. |  


Shawnee Fire Department gets new sanitizer machine

Shawnee Fire Department gets new sanitizer machine

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — The Shawnee Township Fire Department has a new disinfectant machine to spray down its vehicles and equipment amid the coronav...

August 12th, 2020 updated: August 12th, 2020. |  


Meth lab discovered by Hardin County task force

Meth lab discovered by Hardin County task force

KENTON — The Hardin County Crime Task Force discovered a methamphetamine lab and other items during the execution of a search warrant Tuesday.Ac...

August 12th, 2020 updated: August 12th, 2020. |  


Biden, Harris lash out at Trump

Biden, Harris lash out at Trump

WILMINGTON, Del. — Joe Biden and Kamala Harris delivered an aggressive one-two attack on the character and performance of President Donald Trump...

August 12th, 2020 updated: August 12th, 2020. |  


No football puts $1.2 billion in TV ads at risk

No football puts $1.2 billion in TV ads at risk

The decisions by the Big Ten and Pac-12 college athletic conferences to postpone their football season endanger a huge chunk of sales for media compan...

August 12th, 2020 |  


ONU student and faculty member team up on paper

ONU student and faculty member team up on paper

ADA — Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy student Scott Alexander of Monroeville, Pa., co-authored an article with ONU pharmacy f...

August 12th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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Reds fall to Royals
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Cubs beat Indians
College football: Ohio State’s Day wants to start games in January

College football: Ohio State’s Day wants to start games in January

COLUMBUS — Ohio State football coach Ryan Day doesn’t think the Big Ten should wait until spring to play again.If Day had his way, the spr...

August 12th, 2020 updated: August 12th, 2020. |  


High school football: LCC partners with BVC to fill out six-game schedule

High school football: LCC partners with BVC to fill out six-game schedule

Lima Central Catholic has found opponents for its football season.Thunderbird Athletic Director John Schnieders said an agreement has been reached to ...

August 12th, 2020 updated: August 12th, 2020. |  


Lester, Heyward power Cubs to 7-1 win over Indians

Lester, Heyward power Cubs to 7-1 win over Indians

CLEVELAND — Jon Lester and the Cubs didn’t let another of 2020’s distractions slow them one bit.Lester looked comfortable on a mound...

August 12th, 2020 |  


Votto’s double in 10th lifts Reds past streaking Royals 6-5

Votto’s double in 10th lifts Reds past streaking Royals 6-5

CINCINNATI — Joey Votto doubled home the winning run in the 10th inning Tuesday night, and the Cincinnati Reds blew another late lead before ral...

August 11th, 2020 |  


Roundup: LCC wins Colonial Golfers Club tourney

Roundup: LCC wins Colonial Golfers Club tourney

HARROD — Medalist Mary Kelly Mulcahy equaled her Lima Central Catholic girls golf team record 65 in leading the Thunderbirds to the title at Tue...

August 11th, 2020 |  


Blue Jackets fall to Lightning in five overtimes

Blue Jackets fall to Lightning in five overtimes

TORONTO — Brayden Point scored 10:27 into the fifth overtime, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-2 on Tuesday in the f...

August 11th, 2020 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
From our readers

From our readers

Periodically, we dip into our archives to look back on various topics. If you have photos to share with our readers, please email them to info@limanew...

August 11th, 2020 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemAug. 7 — Samantha and Derek Campbell, Ottawa, girl; Krystal and Jason Durkee, Spencerville, boy.Mercy Health-St. Rita...

August 11th, 2020 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemAug. 8 — Acea Vires, Lima, boy.Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterAug. 8 — Carissa and Mike Burns, Van...

August 10th, 2020 |  


U.S. history scholar dies

U.S. history scholar dies

NEW YORK — Bernard Bailyn, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and educator of lasting influence whose “The Ideological Origins of the Amer...

August 9th, 2020 |  


Lima Public Library Book Reviews

Lima Public Library Book Reviews

FictionThe Hollow Ones by Guillermo del ToroOdessa Hardwicke’s life is derailed when she’s forced to turn her gun on her partner, Walt Lep...

August 9th, 2020 |  


Sunflower fields sparking smiles

Sunflower fields sparking smiles

ROCKFORD — Today marks the closing day of the SchoolHouse Farms In Bloom Festival, but there is still plenty of time to get out and enjoy sunflo...

August 8th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Letter: Trump needed more than ever

Letter: Trump needed more than ever

In an election year that will decide if the United States stays a free nation or becomes just another failed Socialist state, the Mayor of Lima and ou...

August 12th, 2020 |  


Jerry Zezima: Banks for nothing, moneybags

Jerry Zezima: Banks for nothing, moneybags

If I ever won Powerball and survived the shock, a technical necessity since you can’t collect if you are legally dead, I still wouldn’t be...

August 12th, 2020 |  


Carl P. Leubsdorf: Harris is closest thing to a consensus choice for Democrats

Carl P. Leubsdorf: Harris is closest thing to a consensus choice for Democrats

In choosing Sen. Kamala Harris, Joe Biden picked the running mate who best meets the main requirements for a successful vice presidential nominee, fit...

August 12th, 2020 |  


Michael Graham: Kamala Harris not a slam-dunk

Michael Graham: Kamala Harris not a slam-dunk

The conventional wisdom on picking a presidential running mate is, “First, do no harm.” When it comes to holding on to New Hampshire in No...

August 12th, 2020 |  


Opinion: Biden’s gaffes speak volumes

Opinion: Biden’s gaffes speak volumes

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice poked at the belly of liberals and Democrats last week with this observation: “I don’t really c...

August 11th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


8:51 pm
Updated: 8:59 pm. |    
Ford recalls include some F-150s because of fire risk
8:35 am
Updated: 8:38 am. |    
Convoy dairy farm seeks permit

Leipsic biorefinery to make hand sanitizer

LEIPSIC — POET Biorefinery will manufacture industrial and beverage-grade alcohol at its Leipsic refinery as demand for hand sanitizer and other...

August 10th, 2020 |  


Moving safely during a pandemic

Moving safely during a pandemic

Moving is stressful enough without throwing a pandemic into the mix. Many Americans may be forced to consider moving as federal foreclosure and evicti...

August 8th, 2020 |  


Compact MacKay has classic ranch look

Compact MacKay has classic ranch look

A wide porch alcove welcomes guests and family to the ranch-style McKay. Wooden handrails rim the front, and slender posts give it a classic look. It&...

August 8th, 2020 |  


How to get started if you’ve never had a bank account

How to get started if you’ve never had a bank account

Managing your money without a bank account is doable. But it can pose challenges — and the COVID-19 pandemic has only added more.Your economic i...

August 8th, 2020 |  


Booming ‘Zoom towns’ should ease city housing costs

Booming ‘Zoom towns’ should ease city housing costs

Housing in a certain type of town couldn’t be hotter. And some of them have been getting attention way out of proportion to their importance to ...

August 8th, 2020 |  


Rural tenants face pinch without relief

Rural tenants face pinch without relief

WASHINGTON — The impasse between the Trump administration and congressional Democratic leaders in negotiations over a COVID-19 relief package wo...

August 8th, 2020 |  


STATE NEWS


Elections chief urges but won’t require masks for Ohio vote

Elections chief urges but won’t require masks for Ohio vote

COLUMBUS — Health and safety guidelines that Ohio’s elections chief sent to county boards Wednesday recommend, but do not mandate, mask-we...

August 12th, 2020 updated: August 12th, 2020. |  


‘Kicked in the teeth’: Devastation mounts from Midwest storm

‘Kicked in the teeth’: Devastation mounts from Midwest storm

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The impact of a wind storm that tore through the Midwest continued to grow Wednesday, as widespread power outages kept busines...

August 12th, 2020 updated: August 12th, 2020. |  


WSU waives fees, test requirements to new students

WSU waives fees, test requirements to new students

Joining a growing national movement, Wright State University is allowing undergraduate students to apply for the 2021 summer or fall semester for free...

August 11th, 2020 |  


The rest of concerts at Rose Music Center canceled: How to get a refund

The rest of concerts at Rose Music Center canceled: How to get a refund

The rest of the concerts that were to be held at the Rose Music Center have been moved to 2021, the city of Huber Heights announced.Huber Heights City...

August 11th, 2020 updated: August 11th, 2020. |  


United Way investigation to last a couple more weeks

United Way investigation to last a couple more weeks

The private investigator probing allegations of a toxic work culture at the local United Way said a couple more weeks are needed before her findings w...

August 10th, 2020 |  


Racer dies after three-boat incident at Wake the Lake at Clark County Fairgrounds

Racer dies after three-boat incident at Wake the Lake at Clark County Fairgrounds

A boat racing competitor at Wake the Lake 4 at the Clark County Fairgrounds died as the result of an incident Sunday during the final race.Tracy Hawki...

August 10th, 2020 |