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Jim Krumel: Closing the family business not easy
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Mustang Maniacs gather in Lima
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CDC director says mask turnaround based solely on science
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Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic
Want to teach your dog to talk?

Want to teach your dog to talk?

Over a year into the pandemic, your bookshelves may be so crowded with books that you can’t imagine adding another. But a 3-year-old dog named S...

May 15th, 2021 |  


Craftsman Logan enhances family living

Craftsman Logan enhances family living

Beguiling Craftsman detailing defines the Logan, but you could also make a case for it being an updated ranch home. The plan’s compact footprint...

May 15th, 2021 |  


IRS to the rescue?

IRS to the rescue?

WASHINGTON — Republicans say they won’t raise taxes on corporations. Democrats say they won’t raise taxes on people making less than...

May 15th, 2021 |  


Columbus Zoo board seeks integrity

Columbus Zoo board seeks integrity

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium board members hope their next CEO and president will bring high integrity, experience running a complex organization and a c...

May 15th, 2021 |  


Police: Man, 89, shot during struggle with relative

Police: Man, 89, shot during struggle with relative

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say an 89-year-old man died after a gunshot wound sustained during a reported struggle with a relative in a home in...

May 15th, 2021 |  


What are my rights if condo board refuses to provide parking lot security?

What are my rights if condo board refuses to provide parking lot security?

Q: I live in a condo and had a video camera in my patio area pointed directly at my vehicle in the parking lot for security. Management told me I woul...

May 15th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Track & field: Columbus Grove sweeps NWC

Track & field: Columbus Grove sweeps NWC

COLUMBUS GROVE — The Northwest Conference Meet is a two-day affair.However, after Thursday – the first day of the NWC Meet — the Col...

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


Perry boys snare NWCC track title

Perry boys snare NWCC track title

DOLA – Perry’s Braden Yingst was all about the team at the Northwest Central Conference track and field championships Saturday.The Commodo...

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


Limaland opens with inaugural Mike Streicher Memorial

Limaland opens with inaugural Mike Streicher Memorial

LIMA — For the first time since August of 2019, the gates at swung open for teams and fans to come together Friday night at the 1/4 mile of Lima...

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


Roundup: Motter throws 1-hit shutout for Allen East

Roundup: Motter throws 1-hit shutout for Allen East

HARROD — Winning pitcher Jordan Motter allowed one hit and no walks while striking out 16 in seven innings as Allen East defeated Perry 7-0 Frid...

May 15th, 2021 |  


Bath heading to softball districts

Bath heading to softball districts

BATH TOWNSHIP — There was a relief pitcher but no relief for Defiance when Bath rolled to a 9-3 win over the Bulldogs in a Division II softball ...

May 14th, 2021 |  


Track & field: Shawnee boys, Celina girls win WBL

Track & field: Shawnee boys, Celina girls win WBL

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Shawnee needed all the points it could muster in order to come away with the Western Buckeye League boys track team title thi...

May 14th, 2021 updated: May 15th, 2021. |  


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LIFESTYLE


Marble Lake memories

Marble Lake memories

In the 1980s and early 90s, many of my summer days were spent about 135 miles north of here at a place called Sunset Cove Resort on Marble Lake just o...

May 15th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: Nothing a turn of the screwdriver can’t fix

David Trinko: Nothing a turn of the screwdriver can’t fix

There’s a lot of talk about what it means to be a man nowadays.Gender roles are shifting, after all. There’s a push for equal pay for equa...

May 15th, 2021 |  


EX-ETIQUETTE: What to do when the fighting continues after breaking up

EX-ETIQUETTE: What to do when the fighting continues after breaking up

Q. My ex tells me she is a better parent than I am — a better bookkeeper, housekeeper, driver, and the kids don’t want to come see me beca...

May 15th, 2021 |  


Artist, 88, finishes year of pandemic ‘daily doodles’

Artist, 88, finishes year of pandemic ‘daily doodles’

WESTMORELAND, N.H. — Much like the round clock faces, gears and planets that often populate his artwork, Robert Seaman has come full circle.Seam...

May 15th, 2021 |  


Flowers offer affordable curb appeal

Flowers offer affordable curb appeal

The answer given when the mayor asked a friend of mine in the nursery industry how best to improve the image of the small but growing city? “Pla...

May 15th, 2021 |  


Nancy and Keith Armour

Nancy and Keith Armour

LIMA — Mr. And Mrs. Keith Armour will celebrate 35 years of marriage with a future trip.Armour and the former Nancy Hahn were married May 10, 19...

May 15th, 2021 |  


OPINION


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Jim Krumel: Closing the family business not easy
Mark Z. Barabak: The agony and ecstasy of Kevin McCarthy

Mark Z. Barabak: The agony and ecstasy of Kevin McCarthy

Being Kevin McCarthy can’t be easy or very much fun these days.He’s in the throes of a bruising congressional leadership fight. He’s...

May 15th, 2021 |  


Letter: Fighting cancer is tough enough

Letter: Fighting cancer is tough enough

Cancer hasn’t stopped. So neither have we. Every year, the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network brings cancer survivors and advocates t...

May 15th, 2021 |  


Letter: Trump has ruined Republican Party

Letter: Trump has ruined Republican Party

I read the letter from Mr. Harris. He called Liz Cheney a RINO (Republican In Name Only). It is odd he would consider her a RINO and say she doesnR...

May 15th, 2021 |  


Letter: Liz Cheney did her job

Letter: Liz Cheney did her job

I also want to thank The Lima News for printing the office numbers of our legislators in Washington.I called Kevin McCarthy’s office and conveye...

May 15th, 2021 |  


Letter: Who, what, when and why

Letter: Who, what, when and why

Why does the left want people to believe the sky is black?Why does the left want to destroy America in 100 days?Why does the left want to control the ...

May 15th, 2021 |  


Letter: Thompson deserved better

Letter: Thompson deserved better

I am writing in regards to the parting of the ways with Denny Thompson. I feel it could have been handled in a much better manner where he received th...

May 15th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


Is beef the new coal?

Is beef the new coal?

Eleven Madison Park, a top Manhattan restaurant, is going meatless. The Epicurious cooking site stopped posting new beef recipes. The Culinary Institu...

May 15th, 2021 |  


Detroit tourism seeks rebound after year lost to pandemic

Detroit tourism seeks rebound after year lost to pandemic

DETROIT — Timothy Tharp has owned businesses in Detroit long enough to remember when parts of downtown resembled a ghost town. He’s also s...

May 15th, 2021 |  


China’s electric vehicle lead is widening

China’s electric vehicle lead is widening

WASHINGTON — China’s lead in producing and selling more electric vehicles than any other country is only expected to grow in the coming ye...

May 15th, 2021 |  


Big-box retail and inflation

Big-box retail and inflation

Inflation hawks have plenty of prey. Stimulus checks, trillions of pandemic government spending, restaurants offering signing bonuses to attract worke...

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


General Mills dives deeper into the pet business

General Mills dives deeper into the pet business

SILVER SPRING, Md. — General Mills is diving further into the red-hot pet food market, acquiring Tyson Foods’ animal treat business for $1...

May 15th, 2021 |  


Restaurants question how a partial mask mandate will work

Some Connecticut restauranteurs are questioning how they should handle the state’s plans to require indoor mask-wearing for only unvaccinated pe...

May 15th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Rescuers gather to round up rabbits found in city park

Rescuers gather to round up rabbits found in city park

MIDDLETOWN — Officials say animal shelter workers and volunteers worked over the weekend to round up dozens of domesticated rabbits left in an O...

May 17th, 2021 |  


Columbus Zoo board seeks integrity

Columbus Zoo board seeks integrity

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium board members hope their next CEO and president will bring high integrity, experience running a complex organization and a c...

May 15th, 2021 |  


Police: Man, 89, shot during struggle with relative

Police: Man, 89, shot during struggle with relative

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say an 89-year-old man died after a gunshot wound sustained during a reported struggle with a relative in a home in...

May 15th, 2021 |  


Massage therapist sought Ohio State players for sex

Massage therapist sought Ohio State players for sex

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A licensed massage therapist who offered dozens of Ohio State football players massages engaged in consensual sex with fiv...

May 15th, 2021 |  


BGSU releases hazing report

BGSU releases hazing report

Stone Foltz died as a result of a hazing ritual held the night of March 4 by the Pi Kappa Alpha International fraternity at Bowling Green State Univer...

May 15th, 2021 |  


Columbus to pilot non-emergency 911 response teams

Columbus to pilot non-emergency 911 response teams

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A pilot program in Ohio’s capital and largest city will test alternative responses to 911 callers suffering from men...

May 15th, 2021 |