NEWS


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GOP largely sides against holding Trump impeachment trial
Vaccine push coming to Allen Co. schools

Vaccine push coming to Allen Co. schools

LIMA — School districts across the Lima region are reporting that anywhere from 50% to 70% of their K-12 employees intend to take the COVID-19 v...

January 26th, 2021 |  


Putnam County District Library to hold retirement talk

Putnam County District Library to hold retirement talk

OTTAWA — The Putnam County District Library will hold a talk on the Power of Zero “Transform Your Retirement” by Dan Turnwald at noo...

January 26th, 2021 |  


No school dates set for Pandora-Gilboa schools

No school dates set for Pandora-Gilboa schools

PANDORA — Pandora-Gilboa students won’t have classes on two upcoming dates due to staff in-services.There will be no school for students o...

January 26th, 2021 |  


Bluffton personnel committee to meet

Bluffton personnel committee to meet

BLUFFTON — The Village of Bluffton Personnel Committee will meet at noon Wednesday, Feb. 3 via Zoom.Receive an invitation to the Zoom meeting by...

January 26th, 2021 |  


Wapakoneta plans chocolate walk with downtown businesses

Wapakoneta plans chocolate walk with downtown businesses

WAPAKONETA — A downtown Wapakoneta Chocolate Walk will be from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, with more than 20 businesses participating.Ticke...

January 26th, 2021 |  


Blood donation scheduled in Bluffton

Blood donation scheduled in Bluffton

BLUFFTON — There will be a blood donation opportunity from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4 at Youth For Christ, 111 W. College Ave., Bluffton. ....

January 26th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


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Miller City edges LCC
Chiefs roar back from slow start against Bills to return to Super Bowl

Chiefs roar back from slow start against Bills to return to Super Bowl

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It took the Kansas City Chiefs five frustrating decades to make their second Super Bowl appearance.Now, the defending ch...

January 24th, 2021 |  


Bucs win, Brady going to 10th Super Bowl, Packers coach questioned

Bucs win, Brady going to 10th Super Bowl, Packers coach questioned

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Tom Brady has a new team, in a new town. The destination is the same: another Super Bowl.At home, too.The man with six NF...

January 24th, 2021 |  


Michigan stops all sports for two weeks

Michigan stops all sports for two weeks

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The entire University of Michigan athletic department is pausing after several positive tests for the new COVID-19 varia...

January 24th, 2021 |  


Boys basketball: Kalida shuts down Leipsic

Boys basketball: Kalida shuts down Leipsic

KALIDA — With Kalida starter Ayden Warnecke out of the line-up and the Wildcats in dire need of a win after two straight losses, Wildcat head co...

January 23rd, 2021 |  


Roundup: Columbus Grove defeats Liberty-Benton in girls basketball

COLUMBUS GROVE — The host Bulldogs outscored No. 8-ranked Division III Liberty-Benton 14-9 in the fourth quarter to earn a 37-33 girls high scho...

January 23rd, 2021 updated: January 23rd, 2021. |  


College basketball: Liddell scores 20 in Ohio State win against Wisconsin

College basketball: Liddell scores 20 in Ohio State win against Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. — Ohio State is capitalizing on the lack of fans at Big Ten games this season to take down one ranked opponent after another on th...

January 23rd, 2021 |  


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Tom Brokaw says he’s retiring from NBC News after 55 years

Tom Brokaw says he’s retiring from NBC News after 55 years

NEW YORK — NBC News veteran Tom Brokaw said Friday that he is retiring from the network after 55 years.Brokaw, author of “The Greatest Gen...

January 22nd, 2021 |  


Monster truck show won’t return to Lima

Monster truck show won’t return to Lima

LIMA — The 4-Wheel Jamboree, which brought 30,000-plus people and $6.5 million in tourism to Lima each year, won’t be returning to the All...

January 22nd, 2021 |  


Art exhibits, educational talks and pancakes this weekend

Art exhibits, educational talks and pancakes this weekend

REGION — From learning opportunities to opportunities to have some else cook your breakfast, there are a few options this weekend:• A driv...

January 21st, 2021 |  


Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman: ‘Even as we grieved, we grew.’

Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman: ‘Even as we grieved, we grew.’

NEW YORK — The country has a new president and a new literary star. In one of the inauguration’s most talked about moments, poet Amanda Go...

January 21st, 2021 |  


Lima’s Crawford Shoes

Lima’s Crawford Shoes

LIMA — Kenneth Crawford knew what counted when it came to selling shoes — what The Lima News described as “an unwavering attention&#...

January 19th, 2021 |  


Phil Spector, famed music producer and murderer, dies at 81

Phil Spector, famed music producer and murderer, dies at 81

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Phil Spector, the eccentric and revolutionary music producer who transformed rock music with his “Wall of Sound” ...

January 17th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Letter: Trump never will admit loss

Go back in time to the months leading up to the 2016 election. Remember what Donald Trump was saying over and over again: The election was rigged.To e...

January 25th, 2021 |  


Jerry Zezima: The bucks stop here

Jerry Zezima: The bucks stop here

A major American bank where I don’t have any money because, unfortunately, I don’t have any money has hired Jennifer Garner and Samuel L. ...

January 25th, 2021 |  


From presidents to faded stars, all welcomed by Larry King

From presidents to faded stars, all welcomed by Larry King

NEW YORK — Larry King was easy to poke fun at, particularly late in his career at CNN: the pinched look, guffaws and coke-bottle glasses, the su...

January 25th, 2021 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: No way for decent people to ‘unite’ with racism, anti-Semitism or homophobia

Leonard Pitts Jr.: No way for decent people to ‘unite’ with racism, anti-Semitism or homophobia

It’s been said of Abraham Lincoln that he had a “mystical” devotion to the idea of Union. His conviction that the American states we...

January 24th, 2021 |  


Jim Krumel: People are busy making spring travel plans, but should they?

Jim Krumel: People are busy making spring travel plans, but should they?

If Dr. Wilfred Ellis had his way, people would be leaving their luggage in the closet.That’s not happening though.More Ohioans are making plans ...

January 24th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


Business creation in Ohio sets record

Business creation in Ohio sets record

COLUMBUS — Ohio entrepreneurs have been busy during the pandemic.According to figures released by the Ohio Secretary of State’s Business S...

January 25th, 2021 updated: January 25th, 2021. |  


Leipsic Police Department receives certification

Leipsic Police Department receives certification

COLUMBUS — The Leipsic Police Department in Putnam County has been certified by the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services.There are 482 agenc...

January 25th, 2021 |  


Coldwater company honored for bridal work

Coldwater company honored for bridal work

COLDWATER — Totally Promotional recently received two prestigious awards.The promotional products company earned The Knott 2021 Best of Weddings...

January 25th, 2021 |  


Dominion Energy awards environmental grants

Dominion Energy awards environmental grants

LIMA — Two Lima area organizations, Girl Scouts of Western Ohio and Ohio Energy & Advanced Manufacturing Center, each recently received $5,0...

January 23rd, 2021 |  


Legal-Ease: Impending tax law changes: what to do now

Legal-Ease: Impending tax law changes: what to do now

Our local media leaders do their best to provide us with news that is not always related to politics. However, some state and national media treat pol...

January 23rd, 2021 |  


Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative plan investments for 2021

Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative plan investments for 2021

PAULDING — Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative is planning $4 million in investments focused on system improvements that will directly increase...

January 22nd, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Indictment: Pair used drones to drop drug packages at prison

Indictment: Pair used drones to drop drug packages at prison

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — Two men allegedly used a drone to drop drugs and cell phones into the yard at an Ohio prison last summer in what authoritie...

January 26th, 2021 |  


1st private space crew paying $55M each to fly to station

1st private space crew paying $55M each to fly to station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The first private space station crew was introduced Tuesday: Three men who are each paying $55 million to fly on a S...

January 26th, 2021 |  


Hearing delayed for Wright-Patt general facing court martial

Hearing delayed for Wright-Patt general facing court martial

The Article 32 hearing against a former commander of Air Force Research Lab has been rescheduled to Feb. 8 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, an Air ...

January 25th, 2021 |  


Feds accuse 3 Ohio men of illegally entering U.S. Capitol

Feds accuse 3 Ohio men of illegally entering U.S. Capitol

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Three more Ohioans have been charged with illegally entering the U.S. Capitol as part of a mob of supporters of former Pre...

January 25th, 2021 |  


Ohio JFS security vulnerability may have exposed personal data

Ohio JFS security vulnerability may have exposed personal data

Nearly 150 people may have had their personal information exposed by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, the agency said Monday.Of the 146...

January 25th, 2021 |  


Portman won’t seek reelection in 2022

Portman won’t seek reelection in 2022

CINCINNATI — Ohio Sen. Rob Portman said Monday that he won’t seek reelection to a third term in 2022, expressing dismay with the deep part...

January 25th, 2021 updated: January 25th, 2021. |