NEWS


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Lima kicks off holiday season
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Family faces COVID, murder and mound of debt
Rising fuel costs complicate budget process

Rising fuel costs complicate budget process

LIMA — To say the budgeting process for government entities is an inexact science is an understatement.What elected officials must do, in essenc...

December 4th, 2021 |  


National park’s presence key to Peninsula’s identity, but also fuels challenges

National park’s presence key to Peninsula’s identity, but also fuels challenges

PENINSULA, Ohio – This tiny village of fewer than 600 people is facing an existential crisis, at the heart of which is the very asset that makes...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Resting in Peace

Resting in Peace

Planning a funeral is typically the last thing on people’s minds. Unfortunately, this may cause financial strain, heartache, and headache later....

December 4th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: When dogs attack … stuffed toys

David Trinko: When dogs attack … stuffed toys

When our 2-year-old dog sits still, he’s often mistaken for an oversized stuffed animal.He’s a white-and-brown “Goldendoodle,”...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Allen CountyCases ` 19,055 ` +86Deaths ` 326 ` 0Recovered ` 17,111 ` +79Auglaize CountyCases ` 7,989 ` +47Deaths ` 120 ` 0Recovered ` 7,191 ` +30Hardi...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Drugstores squeezed by vaccine demand, staff shortages

Drugstores squeezed by vaccine demand, staff shortages

A rush of vaccine-seeking customers and staff shortages are squeezing drugstores around the U.S., leading to frazzled workers and temporary pharmacy c...

December 4th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Boys basketball: Columbus Grove holds off Ottoville

Boys basketball: Columbus Grove holds off Ottoville

OTTOVILLE – There were a lot of unknowns coming into Friday night’s Putnam County League boys basketball matchup between Ottoville and Col...

December 3rd, 2021 |  


Boys basketball: Kalida shuts down Delphos St. John’s

Boys basketball: Kalida shuts down Delphos St. John’s

KALIDA — Scoring under 30 points isn’t going to win a team many games, but Kalida, spearheaded by its defensive play, accomplished that fe...

December 3rd, 2021 updated: December 3rd, 2021. |  


Good weather week may produce big deer harvest

Good weather week may produce big deer harvest

It will be interesting to see how Ohio’s gun week deer harvest turns out since the weather has been great thus far. Rain is predicted for Sunday...

December 3rd, 2021 |  


Roundup: Shawnee clamps down on Elida

Roundup: Shawnee clamps down on Elida

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Two points.Shawnee held Elida to two free throws in the second quarter to help the Indians pull away and capture a 67-28 win ...

December 2nd, 2021 |  


Lima area sports calendar

Lima area sports calendar

Note: Events may be canceled due to coronavirus outbreak. Each week, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be ...

December 2nd, 2021 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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‘I can go anywhere’:
No new tricks to raising kids

No new tricks to raising kids

What is “gentle parenting”? It did not take much investigation for me to conclude that it is merely a rebranding of the same old, same old...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Mary E. and Rodney G. Decker

Mary E. and Rodney G. Decker

LIMA — Mrs. and Mrs. Rodney Decker are celebrating 50 years of marriage.Decker and the former Mary E. Warren were married Dec. 4, 1971, at Unite...

December 4th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: When dogs attack … stuffed toys

David Trinko: When dogs attack … stuffed toys

When our 2-year-old dog sits still, he’s often mistaken for an oversized stuffed animal.He’s a white-and-brown “Goldendoodle,”...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Jane and Dave Hilty

Jane and Dave Hilty

COLUMBUS GROVE — Mr. and Mrs. Dave Hilty celebrated 50 years of marriage.Hilty and the former Jane Weis were married Nov. 25, 1971, at St. Mary&...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Stop comparing

Stop comparing

Q. The holidays are coming up and it’s tradition that we all congregate at my partner’s parents’ home. They always invite his ex-wif...

December 4th, 2021 |  


How long can you keep leftovers in the refrigerator?

How long can you keep leftovers in the refrigerator?

From leftovers in your lunch to planning a meal for family and friends, keeping food safe is important. Food poisoning — also called foodborne i...

December 4th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Letterr: Post Office has staffing issue

I am responding to the article on the Dec. 1 front page of The Lima News entitled, “Snail mail? Slow and delayed deliveries en route.”Bein...

December 4th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: When dogs attack … stuffed toys

David Trinko: When dogs attack … stuffed toys

When our 2-year-old dog sits still, he’s often mistaken for an oversized stuffed animal.He’s a white-and-brown “Goldendoodle,”...

December 4th, 2021 |  


At 38 years old I discovered I’m black.I love Lima’s small-town feel, but the thinking that I could possibly settle here has caused me gre...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Reghan Winkler: If you want to travel, go — just know your risks

Reghan Winkler: If you want to travel, go — just know your risks

With Thanksgiving travel concerns in the rearview mirror, the next travel portion of the holiday season now looms on the horizon for many of us.Also o...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Legal-Ease: Laws on gift cards

Legal-Ease: Laws on gift cards

This year, our nation’s pending supply chain issues along with some health concerns associated with visiting some public places add people to th...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Letter: What’s the difference?

Letter: What’s the difference?

Republicans this, Democrats that.What’s the difference?Answer: There is none.The party in power changes but nothing changes in our country. Why?...

December 3rd, 2021 updated: December 4th, 2021. |  


BUSINESS


Willow Creek is bright and spacious

Willow Creek is bright and spacious

While the view from the street is striking, the interior view is nothing short of breathtaking.The Willow Creek has the look of a contemporary ranch-s...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Overcoming bias in home appraisals starts with the appraisers

Overcoming bias in home appraisals starts with the appraisers

Home appraisers have gotten an unusual amount of attention recently thanks to a surge in coverage about racial disparities in home valuations.There...

December 4th, 2021 |  


From transitory to entrenched — inflation and expectations

From transitory to entrenched — inflation and expectations

Words matter in the investing world. So does data.Investors will be measuring one with the other on Friday in the week ahead with the November release...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Tuttle Construction wins ‘Build Ohio’ award

Tuttle Construction wins ‘Build Ohio’ award

LIMA — Tuttle Construction was recognized by the Build Ohio awards for its construction of the Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Graduation Medical ...

December 4th, 2021 |  


‘Their goal is to bleed owners dry.’

‘Their goal is to bleed owners dry.’

When Martin Kessler moved to the Solivita development in Poinciana, Florida in 2008, he says he quickly realized it was a big mistake. This was the fi...

December 4th, 2021 |  


Environmental group, California ranch agree on plan

Environmental group, California ranch agree on plan

LOS ANGELES — One of Southern California’s longest running development battles ended this week after two decades when an environmental gro...

December 4th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio deputy asks to move Casey Goodson case to federal court

Ohio deputy asks to move Casey Goodson case to federal court

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio sheriff’s deputy who shot Casey Goodson Jr. in the back five times pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of murde...

December 3rd, 2021 |  


Cincinnati council member enters plea in deleted texts case

Cincinnati council member enters plea in deleted texts case

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati city council member accused of felony tampering with records for allegedly deleting text messages related to an o...

December 2nd, 2021 |  


Ohio priest pleads guilty to raping altar boy

Ohio priest pleads guilty to raping altar boy

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Roman Catholic priest in Ohio on Thursday pleaded guilty to raping an altar boy during a three-year period in the late 1980s...

December 2nd, 2021 |  


Late state veterinarian led Ohio through wild animal crisis

Late state veterinarian led Ohio through wild animal crisis

COLUMBUS, Ohio — In a job where pigs, cattle and sheep dominated, longtime Ohio state veterinarian Tony Forshey was thrust outside even his cons...

December 2nd, 2021 |  


Baby David’s giant battle:

Baby David’s giant battle:

Last Thanksgiving, baby David Detwiler had just gotten home from what would be a small break in a 4-month-long hospital stay through the holidays afte...

December 2nd, 2021 |  


Ohio court to hear NASCAR challenge of tax on broadcasts

Ohio court to hear NASCAR challenge of tax on broadcasts

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments in a case involving the state’s attempt to tax NASCAR for broadcasting its ...

November 30th, 2021 |