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Strong women balance career, family
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Elida Elementary open house elicits memories
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LCC’s graduating class of 2021
Iiams performs at recital at University of Findlay

Iiams performs at recital at University of Findlay

FINDLAY — Several seniors performed recently in the University of Findlay spring instrumental recital.Among those was Brooklyn Iiames of Lima, w...

May 8th, 2021 |  


Michael Reagan: GOP has to get smart, with or without Trump

Michael Reagan: GOP has to get smart, with or without Trump

Decades ago my sister Maureen often used to call the Republican Party “The Stupid Party.”Today, the Party of Lincoln — the Party of ...

May 8th, 2021 |  


Ketner inducted into the Order of the Engineer

Ketner inducted into the Order of the Engineer

ANGOLA, IN. — Trine University recently inducted several students into the Allen School of Engineering & Technology, Order of the Engineer.O...

May 8th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: Seeing mothers the way we see them

David Trinko: Seeing mothers the way we see them

All we can see are the areas where she shines. All she sees is where she thinks she let us down.My quirky 12-year-old joked she’s there whenever...

May 8th, 2021 |  


350 pretrial inmates to be moved

350 pretrial inmates to be moved

CLEVELAND – Federal marshals are preparing to move 350 inmates out of a pretrial detention facility in Northeast Ohio and place them in a holdin...

May 8th, 2021 |  


PIPP Plus application program underway

PIPP Plus application program underway

LIMA — West Ohio CAP continues to process enrollment and re-verification applications for PIPP Plus.Appointments can be made by calling 419-516-...

May 8th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Roundup: Allen East’s Newland throws two-hit baseball shutout

Roundup: Allen East’s Newland throws two-hit baseball shutout

BLUFFTON — Winning pitcher Garett Newland allowed two hits and no walks while striking out seven in five innings as Allen East defeated Bluffton...

May 7th, 2021 updated: May 8th, 2021. |  


Shawnee secures share of WBL softball crown

Shawnee secures share of WBL softball crown

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Sure, the rainbow that appeared during Shawnee’s 4-3 softball win over Wapakoneta on Friday was just water and refracte...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Track & field: Columbus Grove boys, Kalida girls win Putnam County League team titles

Track & field: Columbus Grove boys, Kalida girls win Putnam County League team titles

OTTOVILLE — Coming into Friday’s Putnam County League Meet, the Columbus Grove boys track-and-field team had reeled off nine consecutive l...

May 7th, 2021 updated: May 8th, 2021. |  


Foundation hopes 2021 angler count hits 60 million

Foundation hopes 2021 angler count hits 60 million

Following a 10% growth in fishing participation in 2020, the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) hopes to reach 60 million anglers th...

May 7th, 2021 updated: May 7th, 2021. |  


Baseball: Perry’s Yingst pitches shutout

Baseball: Perry’s Yingst pitches shutout

In Perry’s 6-0 baseball win over Hardin Northern on Thursday, Ryan Yingst pitched a shutout, singled to drive in the Commodores’ first two...

May 6th, 2021 updated: May 7th, 2021. |  


Roundup: LCC’s Otto throws baseball no-hitter

Roundup: LCC’s Otto throws baseball no-hitter

LIMA — Winning pitcher Ross Otto allowed no hits and four walks while striking out six in Lima Central Catholic’s five-inning 11-0 high sc...

May 6th, 2021 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Art exhibits in the Lima area

Art exhibits in the Lima area

COLUMBUSColumbus Museum of Art480 E. Broad St.Open to all visitors 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday with timed ticke...

May 8th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: Seeing mothers the way we see them

David Trinko: Seeing mothers the way we see them

All we can see are the areas where she shines. All she sees is where she thinks she let us down.My quirky 12-year-old joked she’s there whenever...

May 8th, 2021 |  


What’s the best kind of movie mom?

What’s the best kind of movie mom?

What’s the best kind of movie mom?Good or evil, I like one we sense exists outside the margins of the movie. That’s true of any character....

May 8th, 2021 |  


Campfire cooking: The flames add flavor

Campfire cooking: The flames add flavor

The last time my Boy Scout troop went on a campout, we ate steak.I was startled. I was shocked. I didn’t know you could do that on a campout. Be...

May 8th, 2021 |  


Ex-Etiquette: She feels like an afterthought, even on Mother’s Day

Ex-Etiquette: She feels like an afterthought, even on Mother’s Day

Q. Here’s my life: My ex remarried five years ago. We had two kids, they now have one more. Our kids go back and forth between the homes, week w...

May 8th, 2021 |  


Everyone can enjoy Leading Lady monarda

Everyone can enjoy Leading Lady monarda

Stop the presses and throw all of your preconceived notions about the monarda or bee balm out the door. I swear, I have had marigolds taller than thes...

May 8th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Letter: Mitt Romney right on target

Letter: Mitt Romney right on target

Wow, did Mitt Romney ever ask the right question at the recent Utah GOP Convention.After trying to talk over a chorus of boos and catcalls from the at...

May 8th, 2021 |  


Letter: You have a special city

Letter: You have a special city

My wife and I come from Florida to visit our grandchildren in Lima several times a year. We are here for 10 days this time.I wish to thank and commend...

May 8th, 2021 |  


Letter: Police thankful for support

Letter: Police thankful for support

On behalf of the Shawnee Township Police Department, I would like to extend my deepest appreciation to the Shawnee community. On Tuesday, residents sh...

May 8th, 2021 |  


Michael Reagan: GOP has to get smart, with or without Trump

Michael Reagan: GOP has to get smart, with or without Trump

Decades ago my sister Maureen often used to call the Republican Party “The Stupid Party.”Today, the Party of Lincoln — the Party of ...

May 8th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: Seeing mothers the way we see them

David Trinko: Seeing mothers the way we see them

All we can see are the areas where she shines. All she sees is where she thinks she let us down.My quirky 12-year-old joked she’s there whenever...

May 8th, 2021 |  


Legal-Ease: Property lines and property line markers

Legal-Ease: Property lines and property line markers

It was reported last week that a European farmer recently grew tired of farming around a stone that was several feet from the property line of that fa...

May 8th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


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Prices in the pipeline
Cheryl Parson: Can you find the differences?

Cheryl Parson: Can you find the differences?

The strip, Hocus-Focus by Henry Boltinoff, appears daily on the Lima News comics page. In it, Boltinoff challenges his readers to find at least six di...

May 8th, 2021 |  


Land transfers, April 29-May 5.

Land transfers, April 29-May 5.

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running April 29 through May 5. Figures reflect the...

May 8th, 2021 |  


Legal-Ease: Property lines and property line markers

Legal-Ease: Property lines and property line markers

It was reported last week that a European farmer recently grew tired of farming around a stone that was several feet from the property line of that fa...

May 8th, 2021 |  


US job growth slows due to hiring struggles

US job growth slows due to hiring struggles

WASHINGTON — The recovery of America’s job market hit a pause last month as many businesses — from restaurants and hotels to factori...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Husted tours Uniquely Abled Academy

Husted tours Uniquely Abled Academy

LIMA — Ohio’s economic recovery has resurfaced a familiar problem from the pre-pandemic era: employers who say they can’t fill job o...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Car Talk: When it comes to headlights, safety outweighs cost

Car Talk: When it comes to headlights, safety outweighs cost

Dear Car Talk:My wife always drives with the headlights on; I do not. I try to tell her the lights only last so long, so use them just when you need t...

May 7th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Teachers struggle to care for class pets during pandemic

Teachers struggle to care for class pets during pandemic

COLUMBUS — As teachers pivoted to online learning last school year, some faced a unique challenge: What would happen to their class pets?Central...

May 8th, 2021 |  


350 pretrial inmates to be moved

350 pretrial inmates to be moved

CLEVELAND – Federal marshals are preparing to move 350 inmates out of a pretrial detention facility in Northeast Ohio and place them in a holdin...

May 8th, 2021 |  


Driver uncharged 4 months after fatal crash

Driver uncharged 4 months after fatal crash

Four months after a truck crashed into a Columbiana County house killing a woman and injuring her husband inside, the driver remains uncharged.Jennife...

May 8th, 2021 |  


Law students want OSU to sever ties with police

Law students want OSU to sever ties with police

COLUMBUS — Ohio State University law student Candace Milner said there is no reason Columbus police should be on OSU’s campus. “We h...

May 8th, 2021 |  


Ohio proposes transgender sports ban

Ohio proposes transgender sports ban

COLUMBUS — Transgender girls would be banned from participating in female sports teams in high school or college in two bills introduced by Repu...

May 7th, 2021 |  


Ohio GOP censures 10 who voted to impeach Trump

Ohio GOP censures 10 who voted to impeach Trump

LEWIS CENTER — The Ohio Republican Party censured U.S. Rep. Anthony Gonzalez and nine other GOP representatives Friday for voting in February to...

May 7th, 2021 |