NEWS


Bath Township Trustees to meet

Bath Township Trustees to meet

BATH TOWNSHIP — The Bath Township Board of Trustees will hold an informational meeting about Lost Creek Economic Development from 6:30 to 7:30 p...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Bluffton library hosting Library Fun Day

Bluffton library hosting Library Fun Day

BLUFFTON — Library Fun Day will begin at noon Monday, June 3, at the Bluffton Public Library, 145 S. Main St., Bluffton.The day will kick off wi...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Storm targets Van Wert

Storm targets Van Wert

VAN WERT — Meteorologists are still unsure what makes Van Wert a severe weather magnet, but Mark Steinwedel, of the National Weather Service, sa...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Older Americans more likely to cite workplace discrimination

Older Americans more likely to cite workplace discrimination

CHICAGO (AP) — Are older workers being discriminated against on the job? The answer appears to depend on the age of the person asked.About half ...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


American who joined the Taliban is released from prison

American who joined the Taliban is released from prison

John Walker Lindh, the Californian who took up arms for the Taliban and was captured by U.S. forces in Afghanistan in 2001, got out of prison Thursday...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


The straw that broke the judge’s back

The straw that broke the judge’s back

LIMA — Judge Jeffrey Reed had heard the story before.Hearing it again Thursday may have been the straw that broke the judge’s back.When Li...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Roundup: Van Wert duo finish first, second in regional shot put

Roundup: Van Wert duo finish first, second in regional shot put

PIQUA — Van Wert’s Jill Gemmer and Kirsten Clay finished first and second respectively Thursday in the shot put during the first day of th...

May 23rd, 2019 updated: May 23rd, 2019. |  


Minster advances to regional finals

Minster advances to regional finals

GREENVILLE — Minster has the pitching-hitting combo that has frustrated most opponents this season and vaulted the team to the top of the Divisi...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


Lima Senior comes up short

Lima Senior comes up short

BOWLING GREEN – Perrysburg jumped out to a quick lead.But Lima Senior right-hander Bryce Binkley made sure they wouldn’t pull away.Perrysb...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


PCL foes to face-off

PCL foes to face-off

DEFIANCE – Whether it was for the long haul, the short haul or something in between, the pitchers took center stage in the two Division IV baseb...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


Brewers outlast Reds 11-9

Brewers outlast Reds 11-9

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Yasmani Grandal’s home run helped the Brewers get back in the game. But it was a bizarre double play the Milwaukee catche...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


Athletics top Indians 7-2

Athletics top Indians 7-2

CLEVELAND (AP) — After making stops in three cities over 10 days on the road, Frankie Montas and the Oakland Athletics are headed home.And they&...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
Margo Price has a message for male Alabama lawmakers

Margo Price has a message for male Alabama lawmakers

Singer-songwriter Margo Price could hardly be more engaged with issues of pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood. She’s due to deliver her third c...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Someone breaks into home, takes nothing, gives it good scrub

Someone breaks into home, takes nothing, gives it good scrub

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Whoever broke into a Massachusetts man’s home last week didn’t take a thing. They did, however, leave the ...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health System May 19 — Kayla Kitchen, Lima, girl.Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterMay 21 — Taylin Searfoss and Ju...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


Quentin Tarantino gets testy at Cannes over question about women’s roles in his films

Quentin Tarantino gets testy at Cannes over question about women’s roles in his films

CANNES, France — There were plenty of hard questions Quentin Tarantino could have faced as he greeted reporters for the first time following the...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


Samuel ‘Mr. Sign’ Kamin

Samuel ‘Mr. Sign’ Kamin

LIMA — If the fact Samuel Kamin was dubbed “Mr. Sign” by The Lima News, or that Neon Products Inc. (NPI), the firm he and James A. H...

May 21st, 2019 updated: May 23rd, 2019. |  


Ventimiglia says trip showed him Red Nose charity’s impact

Ventimiglia says trip showed him Red Nose charity’s impact

LOS ANGELES — “This Is Us” star Milo Ventimiglia learned firsthand what the Red Nose Day’s fundraising campaign means to child...

May 21st, 2019 |  


OPINION


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Wanted: A grad who can talk
Letter: Lonely death a terrible things

Letter: Lonely death a terrible things

My brother recently passed away: amputated leg, stroke, heart attack, septic and organ failure, then death.However, that is not what killed himThere i...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Lori Borgman: For Memorial Day, remembering a lady, and a patriot

Lori Borgman: For Memorial Day, remembering a lady, and a patriot

There was only one time that I saw my mother-in-law cry. She was a dichotomy, a woman who loved unconditionally and a tough cookie.She was a nurse whe...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


‘Fighting’ disease is the wrong metaphor

‘Fighting’ disease is the wrong metaphor

When Alex Trebek, the longtime “Jeopardy” host, revealed to the world that he’d been diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer this s...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


Chris Erskine: Come kick around cowboy country with me, while we still can

Chris Erskine: Come kick around cowboy country with me, while we still can

TONOPAH, Nev. — I’m toeing the abyss, and the very edge of civilization, here in Nevada, on an adventure that reminds me why I adore a goo...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


Editorial: This SAT ‘adversity score’ merits a failing grade

Decisions about admission into college are based on a gamut of factors. Potentially among them: a student’s understanding of parabolas, periheli...

May 21st, 2019 |  


John Grindrod: Thoughts of war and peace, Lennon and Ireland

John Grindrod: Thoughts of war and peace, Lennon and Ireland

During my time in Ireland last month, I couldn’t help thinking of one of my generation’s greatest songwriters and musicians, John Lennon. ...

May 21st, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Farmers delay planting in midst of storms
Total Revolution brings Jui-Jitsu to Lima

Total Revolution brings Jui-Jitsu to Lima

LIMA — Tucked behind a Dollar General store in a strip mall along Cable Road is a little-known mixed martial arts studio, Total Revolution Fitne...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Allen County’s jobless rate reaches record low

Allen County’s jobless rate reaches record low

LIMA — April was another record-breaking month for northwest Ohio.Allen County’s jobless rate fell to 3% in April, breaking the previous r...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Tank plant readies new Abrams tanks

Tank plant readies new Abrams tanks

LIMA — Production is ramping up at the Joint Systems Manufacturing Center as the tank plant prepares to deliver the first brigade of M1A2 SEPv3 ...

May 21st, 2019 updated: May 21st, 2019. |  


Ford cuts 7,000 white-collar jobs

Ford cuts 7,000 white-collar jobs

DETROIT — Ford revealed details of its long-awaited restructuring plan Monday as it prepared for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles by...

May 20th, 2019 updated: May 20th, 2019. |  


Olsson leaving The Lima News for role with Greater Lima Region Inc.

Olsson leaving The Lima News for role with Greater Lima Region Inc.

LIMA — The publisher of The Lima News will leave the newspaper at the end of the month and join Greater Lima Region Inc. as vice president for c...

May 20th, 2019 updated: May 20th, 2019. |  


Column: ‘Grimmer by the day’ — Farmers’ love for Trump in peril

Column: ‘Grimmer by the day’ — Farmers’ love for Trump in peril

The love affair between President Donald Trump and rural America has always made sense to me.When I covered the 2016 presidential campaign, Trump ofte...

May 18th, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Plan to rescue Ohio’s nuclear plants won’t aid wind, solar

Plan to rescue Ohio’s nuclear plants won’t aid wind, solar

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Adding a new charge on every electricity bill in Ohio would provide a financial rescue to the state’s two struggling n...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Backers of more info on Ohio State doctor abuse win a round

Backers of more info on Ohio State doctor abuse win a round

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University and the state board that regulates physicians are trying a new strategy in hopes of being able to ma...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Mandatory overtime for nurses at center of hospital strike

Mandatory overtime for nurses at center of hospital strike

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A hospital strike now in its third week is putting a spotlight on staffing shortages at the same time Ohio lawmakers are deb...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


Some Ohio legislators yell ‘cut’ to Hollywood tax deals

Some Ohio legislators yell ‘cut’ to Hollywood tax deals

CINCINNATI (AP) — Lights, camera, cut?Some of Hollywood’s biggest hit movies and equally big bombs have something in common: They were sho...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


Mount Union parts with United Methodist Church

Mount Union parts with United Methodist Church

ALLIANCE — The University of Mount Union has cut ties with the United Methodist Church over the denomination’s recent bans on gay clergy a...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Ohio House bill would end death penalty for killers with ‘serious mental illness’

Ohio House bill would end death penalty for killers with ‘serious mental illness’

COLUMBUS — A bill working its way through the state legislature seeks to prevent a death sentence for killers with a “serious mental illne...

May 19th, 2019 |