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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: 740. Deaths: 44. Updated 2 p.m. 8/9/20Auglaize County: Cases: 254. Deaths: 6. Updated 2 p.m. 8/9/20...

August 9th, 2020 updated: August 9th, 2020. |  



NEWS


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Fire damages garage in Leipsic
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DeWine’s conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash
Lima-area colleges prepare to return to classes

Lima-area colleges prepare to return to classes

ADA — Ohio Northern University students moved onto campus this past week and are getting acclimated to campus life changed dramatically due to t...

August 9th, 2020 |  


US tops 5 million confirmed virus cases

US tops 5 million confirmed virus cases

ROME — With confirmed coronavirus cases in the U.S. hitting 5 million Sunday, by far the highest of any country, the failure of the most powerfu...

August 9th, 2020 |  


Youth Profile: Lima Senior’s Jones learns from Youth in Government experience

Youth Profile: Lima Senior’s Jones learns from Youth in Government experience

LIMA — Seth Jones, a 16-year-old senior at Lima Senior High School, is hoping his experience here will translate into an international finance c...

August 9th, 2020 |  


Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

• COVID-19 cases, deathsAllen County: Cases: 740. Deaths: 44. Updated 2 p.m. 8/9/20Auglaize County: Cases: 254. Deaths: 6. Updated 2 p.m. 8/9/20...

August 9th, 2020 updated: August 9th, 2020. |  


Today’s Lima News Daily Briefing

Today’s Lima News Daily Briefing

Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Sunday, Aug. 9.Ford officials sent a letter to employees lamenting systemic racism and the d...

August 9th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Harvick holds off Hamlin for Michigan sweep

Harvick holds off Hamlin for Michigan sweep

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Kevin Harvick won just about everything he could in a stellar weekend at Michigan International Speedway, although fittin...

August 9th, 2020 |  


Brewers rally to beat Reds 9-3 for first home win

Brewers rally to beat Reds 9-3 for first home win

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee’s slumping hitters finally busted out and enabled the Brewers to earn their first home victory of the year.Chri...

August 9th, 2020 |  


2020 Lima area girls high school tennis capsules

2020 Lima area girls high school tennis capsules

Coaches provided this year’s team information. Capsules will be updated as information is provided.WBLBathDivision IICoach: Sandy Dackin (ninth ...

August 9th, 2020 |  


DeSclafani , Suarez pace Reds past Brewers, 4-1

DeSclafani , Suarez pace Reds past Brewers, 4-1

MILWAUKEE — Anthony DeSclafani allowed two singles over six scoreless innings and Eugenio Suarez hit a three-run homer to lift the Cincinnati Re...

August 9th, 2020 |  


Johnson moves to top of PGA leaderboard

Johnson moves to top of PGA leaderboard

SAN FRANCISCO — Dustin Johnson supplied the birdies, eight of them Saturday at the PGA Championship, the most he has ever made in his 157 rounds...

August 9th, 2020 |  


LCC finishes second in girls golf event

LCC finishes second in girls golf event

TOLEDO — The Lima Central Catholic girls golf team finished second behind New Albany at Saturday’s Notre Dame Academy Invitational at par ...

August 8th, 2020 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Real Life Mama: An adventure awaits

Real Life Mama: An adventure awaits

She is 5. She talks all the time, loves dinosaurs, questions everything in her sight, hates wearing shoes, gives the best hugs and is always up for an...

August 8th, 2020 |  


Emily and Michael Emerick

Emily and Michael Emerick

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Michael Emerick are celebrating 50 years of marriage.Emerick and the former Emily Blair were married Aug. 8, 1970, at Lafaye...

August 8th, 2020 |  


Julia and Michael Sneary

Julia and Michael Sneary

HARROD — Mr. and Mrs. Michael Sneary are celebrating 50 years of marriage. A family celebration was held at Indian Lake, and a cruise to Aruba i...

August 8th, 2020 |  


David Trinko: Keeping score keeps you sane

David Trinko: Keeping score keeps you sane

Thank goodness for sports on television.Our long national drought of excitement has finally ended. We’re able to cheer for overpaid hooligans ag...

August 8th, 2020 |  


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 admis...

August 8th, 2020 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemAug. 5 — Amanda and Kyle Cutnaw, Wapakoneta, girl; Samantha Shellenbarger and Dylan Ammon, Delphos, boy; Lindsay Stua...

August 7th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Letter: Insurance company needs to help repair my house

Letter: Insurance company needs to help repair my house

My house had a car go through my living room on July 18th. Not only did it damage my whole living room, but it also damaged the wiring in the house.I ...

August 8th, 2020 |  


Letter: Better answers needed about speed of testing

Letter: Better answers needed about speed of testing

Lately the numbers related to COVID-19 are rising, and the average person believes this is attributed to a rise in the number of tests. Government and...

August 8th, 2020 |  


Letter: Trump remains biggest threat to America

Letter: Trump remains biggest threat to America

Oh, he fought the release of John Bolton’s book, and he fought the release of Mary Trump’s new book, and I am sure that he will fight the ...

August 8th, 2020 |  


Letter: Black female teen should not be scapegoat in death

Letter: Black female teen should not be scapegoat in death

I agree with “Prosecution of girl outrageous” from Sunday, Aug. 2. A black female teen is becoming a scapegoat for the bad judgment and ac...

August 8th, 2020 |  


Letter: Term limits the answer for congressional gridlock

Letter: Term limits the answer for congressional gridlock

Congress is totally dysfunctional. They don’t know the meaning of compromise and doing what’s needed in times of disaster like the pandemi...

August 8th, 2020 |  


Letter: Plenty of run taking part in 2020’s GISH

Letter: Plenty of run taking part in 2020’s GISH

In times of turmoil and tribulations, it behooves us to take a step back, re-engage with our inner child, and once again perceive the joy around us. T...

August 8th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


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 |  


Mercy Health donates to toy drive

DELPHOS — The Mercy Health Lima Foundation is donating $2,000 to the Delphos Community Christmas Project, an annual toy drive and holiday meal s...

August 8th, 2020 |  


Land transfers, July 30-Aug. 5

Land transfers, July 30-Aug. 5

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running July 30 through Aug. 5. Figures reflect the...

August 8th, 2020 |  


On Leadership: Looking back on ideas about culture

On Leadership: Looking back on ideas about culture

In each “On Leadership” column, Allen Lima Leadership Executive Director Matt Childers talks with a regional business leader.I have been c...

August 8th, 2020 |  


STATE NEWS


DeWine’s conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash

DeWine’s conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash

COLUMBUS — The Ohio governor’s positive, then negative, tests for COVID-19 have provided fuel for skeptics of government pandemic mandates...

August 9th, 2020 updated: August 9th, 2020. |  


Census update: Plenty of data to gather

Census update: Plenty of data to gather

The U.S. Census Bureau will end the 2020 Census count on Sept. 30, about a month earlier than previously announced. Some in the Miami Valley worry tha...

August 7th, 2020 |  


Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost preparing possible lawsuit over alleged House Bill 6 corruption

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost preparing possible lawsuit over alleged House Bill 6 corruption

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has instructed state officials and others to preserve records related to the passage of House B...

August 7th, 2020 |  


Ohio Republican Party takes over GOP state legislative campaigns following arrest of former House speaker

Ohio Republican Party takes over GOP state legislative campaigns following arrest of former House speaker

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Republican Party is taking over the GOP’s state House races, as Republicans hope to bounce back from a corruptio...

August 7th, 2020 |  


Akron arts groups get creative with grant funding

Akron arts groups get creative with grant funding

From filmed short plays to small lawn concerts to creative care packages for choreographers, Akron arts organizations continue to adapt their programs...

August 7th, 2020 |  


Cleveland-area men charged in $24 million federal coronavirus-relief fund scheme

Cleveland-area men charged in $24 million federal coronavirus-relief fund scheme

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A Cleveland-area father and son are among nine people accused of conspiring to submit dozens of fake loan applications for $24...

August 6th, 2020 |