NEWS


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Photos; Willy Wonka production at Lima schools
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Lima Municipal Court records
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Board votes to tear down councilor’s property
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Five years later, man pleads guilty to robbing Bluffton bank
Former security official undercuts Trump impeachment defense

Former security official undercuts Trump impeachment defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — In riveting testimony, a former national security official declared Thursday that a U.S. ambassador carried out a controversia...

November 22nd, 2019 updated: November 22nd, 2019. |  


Farmers union discusses hemp production

Farmers union discusses hemp production

OTTAWA — Local farmers had the opportunity to meet Thursday to discuss hemp production by getting over the hurdle of processing and marketing.Sc...

November 22nd, 2019 updated: November 22nd, 2019. |  


John Mueller’s ‘Winter Dance Party’ coming to Niswonger

John Mueller’s ‘Winter Dance Party’ coming to Niswonger

VAN WERT — John Mueller’s “Winter Dance Party” will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center,...

November 22nd, 2019 |  


Get This: 9 Great white sharks suddenly show up near the Carolinas

Get This: 9 Great white sharks suddenly show up near the Carolinas

OUTER BANKS, N.C. (AP) — It’s not officially Shark Week but for trackers along the East Coast, several great white sharks are putting on a...

November 22nd, 2019 |  


Lima Memorial Medical Park to host community sale

Lima Memorial Medical Park to host community sale

LIMA — There will be a collective goods community sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2, at Lima Memorial Medical Park, 525 Eastown Road, Li...

November 21st, 2019 |  


Delphos Ministerial Association hosting evening of music

Delphos Ministerial Association hosting evening of music

DELPHOS — The Delphos Ministerial Association will present an evening of music and reflections to prepare for Jesus’s birth at 7:30 p.m. S...

November 21st, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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High school football: Leipsic continues to step up
Listen to this week’s LimaScores.com Buckeyes podcast

Listen to this week’s LimaScores.com Buckeyes podcast

David and Jim talk about Ohio State's matchup against Penn State. ...

November 21st, 2019 |  


College football: Hafley sees three big reasons for Ohio State’s defensive improvement

College football: Hafley sees three big reasons for Ohio State’s defensive improvement

COLUMBUS — Ohio State’s defensive improvement this season has happened because of many different things, but three main reasons stand out ...

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


All district football honors announced

All district football honors announced

FINDLAY — The 2019 All-Northwest District football teams as selected by an Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association media panel from the district has...

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


Ottawa-Glandorf finds winning formula

Ottawa-Glandorf finds winning formula

OTTAWA — The blonde look is in for the Ottawa-Glandorf football team.Prior to the start of the playoffs, the Titans, including head coach Ken Sc...

November 21st, 2019 |  


Roundup: Bluffton’s Crossty named 1st team All-HCAC in football

Roundup: Bluffton’s Crossty named 1st team All-HCAC in football

BLUFFTON — The Bluffton University football team saw nine members earn All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference honors Wednesday.Defensive b...

November 20th, 2019 |  


MILLER CITY WILDCATS

Coach: Ross HeuermanYears, career record: 4Division: IVLast Year: 12-13Returning Letterwinners: Natalie Koenig (Jr.), Adrienne Kuhlman (Jr.), Abi Lamm...

November 20th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Quinn on Nutrition: Take diabetes to heart

Quinn on Nutrition: Take diabetes to heart

What does diabetes have to do with heart disease? A lot, says the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases a division of the N...

November 20th, 2019 |  


New acts rule Grammys as Lizzo, Lil Nas, Eilish lead in noms

New acts rule Grammys as Lizzo, Lil Nas, Eilish lead in noms

NEW YORK — The Grammys are screaming “Cuz I Love You” to Lizzo: The breakthrough singer-rapper scored a whopping eight nominations, ...

November 20th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterNov. 18 — Katelyn Coppler and Zachary Seifert, Wharton, boy.Nov. 19 — Tiffany Coleman and Paul...

November 20th, 2019 |  


Local historian Ezekiel Owen

Local historian Ezekiel Owen

LIMA — In 1915, author Nevin O. Winter, of Toledo, was preparing what the Lima Daily News declared would be “an exhaustive history” ...

November 19th, 2019 |  


Wanted: Christmas services

Wanted: Christmas services

Churches in the area are gearing up for Christmas. To help the community know what services and events are planned, The Lima News will be bringing bac...

November 19th, 2019 |  


Baby Shark run continues with new tour dates

Baby Shark run continues with new tour dates

NEW YORK — Most viral videos have a finite shelf life, but the “doo doo doo” of “Baby Shark” shows no sign of abating.Th...

November 19th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Editorial: 2019 provides more examples of inherent injustice of capital punishment

Editorial: 2019 provides more examples of inherent injustice of capital punishment

Since the beginning of the year, eight states have executed 20 men convicted of murder. That ranks among the lowest annual execution totals since the ...

November 21st, 2019 |  


Lori Borgman: Every field holds a kernel of thanks

Lori Borgman: Every field holds a kernel of thanks

We are imprinted by the land where we are born. At least I think that is true, for I know of no other reason that I find cornfields beautiful.My early...

November 21st, 2019 |  


Editorial: Lack of dignity is what’s different with these hearings

Editorial: Lack of dignity is what’s different with these hearings

How is impeachment working out so far?It is hard to see that anyone is better off. The President? The Republicans? The Democrats?It is hard to see how...

November 20th, 2019 |  


Column: Mayor Pete really the candidate to beat?

Column: Mayor Pete really the candidate to beat?

In February, Pete Buttigieg was an unknown mayor of a midwestern town with a smaller population than Manchester, N.H., — an openly gay political...

November 20th, 2019 |  


Ana Veciana-Suarez: After 50 years, ‘Sesame Street’ still a refuge in turbulent times

Ana Veciana-Suarez: After 50 years, ‘Sesame Street’ still a refuge in turbulent times

“Sesame Street” has turned 50, and if that doesn’t make you feel old-ish, I’m not sure what will. I’m of the pre-Big Bir...

November 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: Tough day made better

Letter: Tough day made better

After perusing the value menu on Nov. 17 at the Burger King on Elida Road, I told the cashier, “It’s my birthday, I’m going to treat...

November 20th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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New owners at Dot’s Pet Center
Dollar General opens Dunkirk store in Hardin County

Dollar General opens Dunkirk store in Hardin County

DUNKIRK — Dollar General has opened a new store in Dunkirk, a village north of Kenton on state Route 68 in Hardin County.The convenience store, ...

November 19th, 2019 |  


UAW ratifies deal with General Dynamics

UAW ratifies deal with General Dynamics

LIMA — The United Auto Workers union and General Dynamics Land Systems have ratified a new four-year agreement covering workers at the Joint Sys...

November 19th, 2019 |  


Little change in region unemployment

Little change in region unemployment

LIMA — The nine-county region saw little change in unemployment in October, maintaining some of the lowest unemployment rates in the state.The m...

November 19th, 2019 updated: November 19th, 2019. |  


Bob Evans hires MakerFest candidates

Bob Evans hires MakerFest candidates

LIMA — Bob Evans Farms has hired 30 applicants who interviewed with the company during MakerFest’s October job fair, which drew nearly 800...

November 19th, 2019 updated: November 19th, 2019. |  


Mercy Health expands outpatient ultrasound access in Wapak

Mercy Health expands outpatient ultrasound access in Wapak

LIMA — Mercy Health is now offering outpatient ultrasound imaging at Mercy Health-Wapakoneta Imaging Services, 1015 S. Blackhoof St., Suite D, W...

November 18th, 2019 |  


Holidays arrive early: Retailers unleash pre-Black Friday frenzy

Holidays arrive early: Retailers unleash pre-Black Friday frenzy

LIMA — Expect to see more pre-Black Friday sales in 2019 as retailers try to make up for the shortened holiday season, with six fewer days betwe...

November 17th, 2019 updated: November 17th, 2019. |  


STATE NEWS


School board sues to stop residents from changing districts

School board sues to stop residents from changing districts

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio school board is heading back to federal court to stop a state law that allows residents to easily change their assig...

November 21st, 2019 |  


Residents want Ohio to allow them to decide on wind farms

Residents want Ohio to allow them to decide on wind farms

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A group of residents opposed to wind farms in northern Ohio want state lawmakers to give them a chance at the ballot box to ...

November 20th, 2019 |  


A proposed $1.5 billion school-funding increase could be creeping closer to $2 billion

A proposed $1.5 billion school-funding increase could be creeping closer to $2 billion

Two educators working on a plan to overhaul the way Ohio funds its schools told a House committee Wednesday they think the state needs to spend more m...

November 20th, 2019 |  


Criminal charges in accidental overdose deaths criticized

Criminal charges in accidental overdose deaths criticized

The Franklin County prosecutor’s office is among the most active in the nation in prosecuting those who cause fatal opioid overdoses, according ...

November 20th, 2019 |  


Families of inmates who died, hurt at jail seek answers

Families of inmates who died, hurt at jail seek answers

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio (AP) — Families of inmates who died or were seriously injured at a small Ohio county jail in the last year are seeking answers ...

November 20th, 2019 |  


West Side man shoots commercial with police after aiming laser at airplane

West Side man shoots commercial with police after aiming laser at airplane

A West Side man has helped to shoot a public service announcement with Columbus police after being convicted of aiming a laser at a commercial airplan...

November 19th, 2019 |