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Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

Today’s latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic

• COVID-19 cases, deathsAllen County: Cases: 356. Deaths: 41. Updated 2 p.m. 7/11/20Auglaize County: Cases: 109. Deaths: 4. Updated 2 p.m. 7/11/...

July 11th, 2020 updated: July 11th, 2020. |  



NEWS


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Updated: 9:16 pm. |      
COVID-19 forces a reboot for back to school
9:14 pm
Updated: 9:16 pm. |      
Wind farm to tower over Hardin, Logan counties
9:13 pm
Updated: 9:16 pm. |      
DeWine explains county-by-county coronavirus change
9:12 pm
Updated: 9:16 pm. |      
Sidney native entangled in ‘Tiger King’ story
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Updated: 9:17 pm. |      
What does it mean to recover from COVID-19?
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Updated: 9:17 pm. |      
Wapakoneta YMCA shows off expansion
David Trinko: Classics of ’70s, ’80s back at area movie theaters

David Trinko: Classics of ’70s, ’80s back at area movie theaters

It’s OK if you’ve already seen the movie. That’s kind of the point.Some locally owned area movie theaters have been showing movies f...

July 11th, 2020 updated: July 11th, 2020. |  


Income tax deadline coming up Wednesday

Income tax deadline coming up Wednesday

It’s time to do your taxes — no more delays.As the coronavirus pandemic took hold this spring, the federal government postponed the tradit...

July 11th, 2020 updated: July 11th, 2020. |  


On Leadership: Delegation, trust keys for Superior’s Buell

On Leadership: Delegation, trust keys for Superior’s Buell

In each “On Leadership” column, Allen Lima Leadership Executive Director Matt Childers talks with a regional business leader. This week, h...

July 11th, 2020 updated: July 11th, 2020. |  


Legal-Ease: Understanding interest on loans

Legal-Ease: Understanding interest on loans

Since high school, I have regularly sought out the interest of various single ladies, usually with little success. However, in my role as an advisor o...

July 11th, 2020 updated: July 11th, 2020. |  


4 more complaints lodged against chief accused of racism

4 more complaints lodged against chief accused of racism

A police chief who was accused by his two captains of a pattern of racism, sexism and other misconduct has been named in four additional complaints re...

July 11th, 2020 |  


Coroner: Death after Ohio protest was due to natural causes

Coroner: Death after Ohio protest was due to natural causes

COLUMBUS — An autopsy has concluded that a recent Ohio State University graduate who died in late May after attending a protest in Columbus died...

July 11th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


10:39 pm |   
Thomas moves to top spot
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Dixon wins at Road America
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 ...

July 11th, 2020 |  


Watch: Pistons’ onetime home, the Palace of Auburn Hills, torn down

Watch: Pistons’ onetime home, the Palace of Auburn Hills, torn down

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. — One of Michigan’s most beloved sports and entertainment venues was turned into rubble on Saturday with a series of c...

July 11th, 2020 updated: July 11th, 2020. |  


Big Ten move financially impacts MAC

Big Ten move financially impacts MAC

Mid-American Conference commissioner Jon Steinbrecher isn’t surprised by much these days, but he was shocked when the Big Ten announced Thursday...

July 10th, 2020 |  


Indians’ outfield a crowded mix

Indians’ outfield a crowded mix

CLEVELAND — The Indians entered this spring with a number of questions to answer within a crowded outfield group, a double-digit-piece puzzle wi...

July 10th, 2020 |  


St. Marys hatchery rearing blue cat fry for stocking

St. Marys hatchery rearing blue cat fry for stocking

More than 40 percent of blue catfish fry (1/2 inch) that were successfully spawned will be stocked in the St. Marys Fish Hatchery for grow-out and sto...

July 10th, 2020 |  


MLB releases 2021 schedule

MLB releases 2021 schedule

NEW YORK — Major League Baseball will open the 2021 season on April 1 and hopes to have every team play its first game on the same day for the f...

July 9th, 2020 updated: July 9th, 2020. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Ruth and Mike Lane
Five generations: Ehora family

Five generations: Ehora family

Five generations of the Ehora family gathered recently: Dawn Ehora, Hayley Brown, Emyla Mundy, Pat Ehora, Tina Jackson and Nyteah Wilson. .neFileBlock...

July 11th, 2020 |  


Lima Public Library Book Reviews

Lima Public Library Book Reviews

FictionUtopia Avenue by David MitchellUtopia Avenue is the strangest British band you’ve never heard of, emerging from London’s psychedeli...

July 11th, 2020 |  


Best of the Region: Quiz

Best of the Region: Quiz

Best of the Region, featuring our readers’ favorite things in the area, will be published Sunday, July 26. We asked for your opinions on 75 cate...

July 11th, 2020 |  


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemJuly 2 — Sarah Mead and Kyle Spees, Lima, girl; Rachel Williams and Chris Richards, Lima, boy.July 8 — Haley a...

July 10th, 2020 |  


NBC News sets goal of a workforce that is half minority

NBC News sets goal of a workforce that is half minority

NEW YORK — NBC News leader Cesar Conde, in one of his first public acts in the job, has committed to building a workforce at the news organizati...

July 10th, 2020 |  


Best of the Region: Quiz

Best of the Region: Quiz

Best of the Region, featuring our readers’ favorite things in the area, will be published Sunday, July 26. We asked for your opinions on 75 cate...

July 10th, 2020 |  


OPINION


9:05 pm
Updated: 9:19 pm. |    
Legal-Ease: Understanding interest on loans
Letter:

Letter:

After reading Larry Donaldson’s letter which was published in the July 7th issue, I have come to the conclusion that he is running out of the ty...

July 11th, 2020 |  


Lawrence Huffman: Heroes come from places like Allen County

Lawrence Huffman: Heroes come from places like Allen County

As usual Greg Hoersten’s Reminiscence article, this one from July 1, was first class.The story of World War II ace Edward Whitey Feightner is no...

July 11th, 2020 |  


Letter: Enjoy reading Jim Naveau

Letter: Enjoy reading Jim Naveau

Despite everything that is going on in the world right now, I just want take the time to honor one of our local gems: our very own Lima News sports wr...

July 11th, 2020 |  


Letter: Treglia has two choices

Letter: Treglia has two choices

Imagine having an ego so fragile that by reading Mayor Berger’s media release offering solidarity and action for the black community in Lima, th...

July 11th, 2020 |  


Letter: Country in distress

Letter: Country in distress

What will it take for America to wake up? We have:• Abortion on demand.• Obamacare: What good can be said about this?• Debt over $22...

July 11th, 2020 |  


Letter: Problem more than few bad apples

Letter: Problem more than few bad apples

As a white guy soon to be 67, I was appalled by the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis.After repeated viewings of the video, I really don’t t...

July 11th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


9:14 pm
Updated: 9:16 pm. |    
Wind farm to tower over Hardin, Logan counties
9:07 pm
Updated: 9:19 pm. |    
Income tax deadline coming up Wednesday
Legal-Ease: Understanding interest on loans

Legal-Ease: Understanding interest on loans

Since high school, I have regularly sought out the interest of various single ladies, usually with little success. However, in my role as an advisor o...

July 11th, 2020 updated: July 11th, 2020. |  


Gast named Sertoman of the Year

Gast named Sertoman of the Year

LIMA — The Lima Noon Sertoma Club has selected Jen Gast as Sertoman of the Year. Gast was recognized during the club’s inaugural meeting a...

July 11th, 2020 |  


Cooper Tire names Whitesell senior VP, chief HR officer

Cooper Tire names Whitesell senior VP, chief HR officer

FINDLAY — Paula Whitesell will join Cooper Tire & Rubber Company as senior vice president and chief human resources officer on July 27.White...

July 11th, 2020 |  


Lee starts small biz awards

Lee starts small biz awards

LIMA — 318 Restaurant & Bar kitchen manager Oliver Lee has started “The Big O Project” to recognize small businesses for their h...

July 11th, 2020 |  


Tyler elected to Premier Bank board

Tyler elected to Premier Bank board

LIMA — Shannon Tyler has been elected to the Premier Bank board of directors.Tyler, who was recently promoted to assistant vice president and co...

July 11th, 2020 |  


Land transfers, July 2-8

Land transfers, July 2-8

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

July 11th, 2020 |  


STATE NEWS


DeWine explains county-by-county coronavirus change

DeWine explains county-by-county coronavirus change

COLUMBUS — Gov. Mike DeWine provided some explanation Thursday on his recent change of course in imposing county-by-county coronavirus restricti...

July 11th, 2020 updated: July 11th, 2020. |  


4 more complaints lodged against chief accused of racism

4 more complaints lodged against chief accused of racism

A police chief who was accused by his two captains of a pattern of racism, sexism and other misconduct has been named in four additional complaints re...

July 11th, 2020 |  


Coroner: Death after Ohio protest was due to natural causes

Coroner: Death after Ohio protest was due to natural causes

COLUMBUS — An autopsy has concluded that a recent Ohio State University graduate who died in late May after attending a protest in Columbus died...

July 11th, 2020 |  


Republicans slam the Ohio Democratic Party for getting federal Paycheck Protection Program loan

Republicans slam the Ohio Democratic Party for getting federal Paycheck Protection Program loan

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal Paycheck Protection Program loan that the Ohio Democratic Party accepted is drawing interest from Republicans in th...

July 11th, 2020 |  


DeWine: Ohio’s colleges up to reopening challenge

DeWine: Ohio’s colleges up to reopening challenge

COLUMBUS — Gov. Mike DeWine acknowledges the risks of reopening college campuses, but he said the state’s private and public colleges and ...

July 10th, 2020 |  


Student health boss cited for not reporting doc’s misconduct

Student health boss cited for not reporting doc’s misconduct

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State student health director is facing potential discipline from the state medical board for knowing but fa...

July 9th, 2020 |