NEWS


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School delays for Thursday, Sept. 17
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Redistricting passes (sort of)
Biles: FBI turned ‘blind eye’ to reports of gymnasts’ abuse

Biles: FBI turned ‘blind eye’ to reports of gymnasts’ abuse

WASHINGTON — Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles told Congress in forceful testimony Wednesday that federal law enforcement and gymnastics offici...

September 15th, 2021 |  


Walk to Defeat ALS is going virtual

Walk to Defeat ALS is going virtual

LIMA — The 21st annual Walk to Defeat ALS is going virtual this year on Sunday, Sept. 26 — or whenever you choose to walk.“While the...

September 15th, 2021 |  


Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Allen CountyCases ` 13,654 ` +129Deaths ` 254 ` 0Recovered ` 12,330 ` +52Auglaize CountyCases ` 5,698 ` +34Deaths ` 88 ` 0Recovered ` 5,213 ` +14Hardi...

September 15th, 2021 |  


Allen County in ‘dangerous situation’ with COVID numbers

Allen County in ‘dangerous situation’ with COVID numbers

LIMA — Allen County Public Health Commissioner Kathy Luhn said Wednesday the county is in a “dangerous situation” with an increase o...

September 15th, 2021 updated: September 15th, 2021. |  


Mental Health Services hosting block party for first responders

Mental Health Services hosting block party for first responders

LIMA — The Mental Health and Recovery Services Board is hosting a block party to honor first responders from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept...

September 15th, 2021 |  


Immaculate Conception Parish Fall Festival set for Oct. 10

Immaculate Conception Parish Fall Festival set for Oct. 10

OTTOVILLE — The Immaculate Conception Parish Fall Festival will be held on Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021.Events and activities scheduled include beef an...

September 15th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Roundup: First high school football computer rankings released

Roundup: First high school football computer rankings released

COLUMBUS — The Ohio High School Athletic Association released the first official weekly football computer ratings Tuesday. The weekly computer r...

September 14th, 2021 |  


Boys soccer: Miller City tops Kalida

Boys soccer: Miller City tops Kalida

KALIDA – Miller City senior goalkeeper Joseph Deitering quickly remembered three years ago when Kalida steamrolled his team.That made it all the...

September 14th, 2021 |  


Ohio State football: Day says changes are coming

Ohio State football: Day says changes are coming

COLUMBUS — Ryan Day offered no specifics about what the next steps for Ohio State’s defense will look like but promised they will be a dep...

September 14th, 2021 |  


Van Wert ranked No. 1 in first football poll

Van Wert ranked No. 1 in first football poll

High SchoolFootballVan Wert is ranked No.1 in the state in the first Associated Ohio High School Football poll released Monday.The Cougars (4-0) are c...

September 13th, 2021 updated: September 14th, 2021. |  


Bengals get some breaks in Week 1

Bengals get some breaks in Week 1

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals needed some breaks to go their way in an overtime thriller against Minnesota.The hard-luck Bengals got ...

September 13th, 2021 |  


Tretter calls for discipline against KC assistant

Tretter calls for discipline against KC assistant

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns center JC Tretter believes Kansas City assistant coach Greg Lewis should be disciplined by the NFL for his role in a sid...

September 13th, 2021 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Roy Miller … a champion of Korean war vets, a habitual volunteer

Roy Miller … a champion of Korean war vets, a habitual volunteer

Lima native Wayne “Johnnie” Johnson made sure the nearly 500 Americans who perished around him during his more than three years as a priso...

September 14th, 2021 |  


Ford to lay off nearly 1,300 Lima workers

Ford to lay off nearly 1,300 Lima workers

LIMA — Approximately 1,300 workers at the Lima Ford Engine Plant will be temporarily sidelined Monday due to nationwide interruptions in the com...

September 12th, 2021 updated: September 12th, 2021. |  


David Trinko: Doctor from Bath went toward the danger on 9/11

David Trinko: Doctor from Bath went toward the danger on 9/11

It’s 20 years later, but Dr. David Lamont describes it as vividly as if it happened yesterday.The Bath High School graduate was 27 and working i...

September 12th, 2021 updated: September 12th, 2021. |  


Lima Public Library Book Reviews

Lima Public Library Book Reviews

FICTIONProject Hail Mary by Andy WeirRyland Grace is the sole survivor on a desperate, last-chance mission — and if he fails, humanity and the e...

September 12th, 2021 |  


15 best headphones to sleep in while traveling

15 best headphones to sleep in while traveling

Getting a good night’s sleep while on the road (or in the air or over the ocean) can be tough — even if you’re a seasoned traveler. ...

September 11th, 2021 |  


95th birthday: Lucien (Lou) Cosyn

95th birthday: Lucien (Lou) Cosyn

LIMA — Lucien (Lou) Cosyn is celebrating his 95th birthday.Cosyn was born September 14, 1926, in Hillegem, Belgium, to Victor and Cordula (De Me...

September 11th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Letter: And then came Joe

Editorial: DeWine right to challenge White House

Employers all over America are looking for workers. Ironically, at the same time, many residents say they cannot find work.So why, then, would the Bid...

September 14th, 2021 |  


Letter: Not connected to Health Partners

Letter: Not connected to Health Partners

We’ve recently been made aware of a letter to the Your View column titled: Covid here to stay.We find this letter to be completely unprofessiona...

September 14th, 2021 |  


Letter: Walter Potts name misused

Letter: Walter Potts name misused

Walter C. Potts was labeled the “Cornerstone of the Community” by Greg Hoersten of The Lima News in an article he wrote on February 16, 20...

September 14th, 2021 |  


Letter: COVID deaths not necessary

Letter: COVID deaths not necessary

It is now a fact that 99 percent of all COVID deaths are now the unvaccinated. Several states are reporting the deaths of teachers and students at the...

September 14th, 2021 |  


Letter: Sharetta Smith has clear plan

Letter: Sharetta Smith has clear plan

I attended the Lima Mayoral Candidates Debate Wednesday, September 8. Sharetta Smith was the clear winner.Sharetta spoke with dignity and compassion. ...

September 14th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


2:31 pm
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Ford to lay off nearly 1,300 Lima workers
Rents rise in all big US cities for first time since COVID-19 hit

Rents rise in all big US cities for first time since COVID-19 hit

Apartment rents were up in August from a year earlier in all the top 30 U.S. metro areas, the first time that’s happened since the start of the ...

September 11th, 2021 |  


What questions should I ask before buying a condo?

What questions should I ask before buying a condo?

Q: In my golden years, I was anticipating selling my single-family home and buying a condo. After the recent tragedy and many other problems that have...

September 11th, 2021 |  


Looking for a good mechanic?

Looking for a good mechanic?

SEATTLE — When Mike Zebley took a job delivering tools to Seattle-area car shops this year, he quickly learned that what most of his customers n...

September 11th, 2021 |  


Trinko named executive director at Lima Convalescent Home

Trinko named executive director at Lima Convalescent Home

LIMA — The Lima Convalescent Home Foundation Board of Trustees has named Jessica Trinko as executive director of Lima Convalescent Home.As execu...

September 11th, 2021 |  


Apple iPhones and quality inflation

Apple iPhones and quality inflation

Apple’s first iPhone had an eye-popping price of $499 when it was introduced 14 years ago. That’s about $640 adjusted for inflation today....

September 11th, 2021 |  


Land transfers, Sept. 2-8, 2021

Land transfers, Sept. 2-8, 2021

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Sept. 2-8, 2021. Figures reflect the sellin...

September 11th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Car crashes into rising drawbridge, killing girl, 8

Car crashes into rising drawbridge, killing girl, 8

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A car crashed into a drawbridge being raised in Ohio, killing an 8-year-old girl, authorities said. Toledo police said the c...

September 11th, 2021 |  


2,976 candles mark lives lost on 9/11

2,976 candles mark lives lost on 9/11

In Cuyahoga Falls, a bell rang thrice three times, and in Tallmadge, thousands of candles lined walkways in the city’s famous Circle. Communitie...

September 11th, 2021 updated: September 12th, 2021. |  


Democrats, NAACP sue over Ohio stand-your-ground gun bill

Democrats, NAACP sue over Ohio stand-your-ground gun bill

CLEVELAND — Lawmakers in Ohio’s Republican-dominated Legislature violated the state constitution when they added and approved a last-minut...

September 9th, 2021 |  


Remains of Ohio sailor to return to his hometown Wednesday

Remains of Ohio sailor to return to his hometown Wednesday

BERLIN HEIGHTS — The remains of a U.S. Navy sailor killed in a suicide bombing at Afghanistan’s Kabul airport will be returned to his home...

September 7th, 2021 |  


‘A perfect storm’: Challenges of life in Appalachian Ohio affect children’s mental health

‘A perfect storm’: Challenges of life in Appalachian Ohio affect children’s mental health

WELLSTON, Ohio — Destiny Whiting understands what it’s like to wake up with a quiet dread that keeps her head pinned to the pillow, strugg...

September 7th, 2021 |  


University of Toledo won’t pay for house

University of Toledo won’t pay for house

TOLEDO – The University of Toledo will no longer provide a residence for UT’s leader and plan to sell the current presidential home for an...

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