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Edible Forest breaks ground in north Lima
Downtown buildings demo’d for RTA parking lot

Downtown buildings demo’d for RTA parking lot

LIMA — Two more downtown properties have gotten the demolition treatment this week in order to prepare space for a Allen County Regional Transit...

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


Farmers delay planting in midst of storms

Farmers delay planting in midst of storms

LIMA — “It’s a dead standstill.”Jim Hefner, like many region farmers, has yet to plant any of his corn and soybean crop this s...

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


Van Wert’s Dougal selected as publisher of The Lima News

Van Wert’s Dougal selected as publisher of The Lima News

LIMA — A Van Wert native and resident will lead the operations of The Lima News starting June 10.AIM Media Midwest announced Wednesday morning t...

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


School delays for Thursday, May 23

School delays for Thursday, May 23

Severe weather conditions led some area schools to delay the start of classes Thursday:Ada schools: Two-hour delay, preschool graduations at 11 a.m. a...

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


Lima City Schools to dedicate William A. Fowler Stardust Project Garden

Lima City Schools to dedicate William A. Fowler Stardust Project Garden

LIMA — The new William A. Fowler Stardust Project Garden will be dedicated at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 28, at the South Science and Technology Mag...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


Unity Elementary School to host art show

Unity Elementary School to host art show

LIMA — Unity Elementary School will hold an art show at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 30, at the school, 925 E. Third St., Lima.Student artwork from thro...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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PCL foes to face-off
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 |  


Reds strike out 14, beat short-handed Brewers 3-0

Reds strike out 14, beat short-handed Brewers 3-0

MILWAUKEE — Sonny Gray and three Cincinnati relievers held down the Milwaukee Brewers, who were missing Christian Yelich because of back spasms,...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Roundup: Elida’s Adcock named WBL’s top baseball player

Elida’s Noah Adcock (player of the year) and Van Wert’s Charlie Witten and Defiance’s Tom Held (co-coaches of the year) have receive...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Indians fall 5-3 to Athletics

Indians fall 5-3 to Athletics

CLEVELAND — Pinch-hitter Mark Canha’s two-run homer off struggling Cleveland starter Trevor Bauer in the third inning sent the Oakland Ath...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Boys high school tennis: Ottawa-Glandorf’s Welch twins prepare for state

Boys high school tennis: Ottawa-Glandorf’s Welch twins prepare for state

OTTAWA — Ottawa-Glandorf’s Collin and Carter Welch qualified for the Division II state tennis tournament in doubles this season and that e...

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


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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 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterMay 20 — Courtney and Matt Popiel, Lakeview, girl; Stephanie Saine and Matthew Smith, Lima, boy; Sh...

May 21st, 2019 |  


‘Game of Thrones’ airs finale

‘Game of Thrones’ airs finale

LOS ANGELES — Winter has come and winter has gone, the last of the heads have been lopped off and the last of the dragon fire has been spit as &...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterMay 15 — Meisha and Alberto Osorio, Wapkoneta, girl.May 17 — Courtney Quintana and Nathan Thu...

May 20th, 2019 |  


‘John Wick 3’ dethrones ‘Avengers: Endgame’ with $57 million

‘John Wick 3’ dethrones ‘Avengers: Endgame’ with $57 million

LOS ANGELES — The box office has a new king and his name is John Wick. The third installment of the hyper violent Keanu Reeves franchise has tak...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Mary and Morris Lehman

Mary and Morris Lehman

CRIDERSVILLE — Mr. and Mrs. Morris Lehman will celebrate 70 years of marriage this year.Lehman and the former Mary Turner were married May 21, 1...

May 18th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Kathleen Parker: When talking abortion, is Alabama crazier than New York?

Kathleen Parker: When talking abortion, is Alabama crazier than New York?

WASHINGTON — When author Mark Childress penned “Crazy in Alabama,” he wasn’t just whistling Dixie.“I haven’t been ...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Glenn Mollette: Graduation time in America

Glenn Mollette: Graduation time in America

Everyone looks forward to graduation. For the high school senior it seemed like the day would never come. The college graduate breathes a sigh of reli...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: Roses to the concert band

Letter: Roses to the concert band

Wow! A whole bouquet of 70 roses, one for each member of the Lima Area Concert Band which gave an outstanding performance recently at the Civic Center...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: Mom, doctors saved my life

Letter: Mom, doctors saved my life

I would like to thank The Lima News for publishing a story (A Stefanie Spielman champion – published May 10) on my mother, Patricia Carter, for ...

May 20th, 2019 |  


Letter: Print it and we’ll decide

Letter: Print it and we’ll decide

I recently read articles on the Opinion page by Leonard Pitts and Michael Reagan labeled “Their view.” At the end of Michael Reagan’...

May 20th, 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


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 |  


Hazing cases at Ohio universities rarely result in criminal charges

Hazing cases at Ohio universities rarely result in criminal charges

ATHENS — Fraternity brothers at Ohio University whipped their pledges with belts, pelted them with eggs and forced them to chug a large bottle o...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Fire puts Ohio museums on alert

Fire puts Ohio museums on alert

MASSILLON — Historical sites do their best to be prepared in case of an emergency.When area museum professionals learned a fire had broken out i...

May 18th, 2019 |