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1820 BrewWerks opens in Kalida, microbrewery planned
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Wetland project aims to convert golf course
Chase Bank robbed in Lima

Chase Bank robbed in Lima

LIMA — The Allen County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the robbery of the Chase Bank, 1799 Harding Highway, Lima.According to Andre McC...

January 29th, 2020 updated: January 29th, 2020. |  


Rhodes State board approves construction of downtown location

Rhodes State board approves construction of downtown location

LIMA — The Rhodes State College board of trustees unanimously selected The Spieker Co. of Perrysburg to be the general contractor of the Center ...

January 29th, 2020 updated: January 29th, 2020. |  


Reluctant witnesses take stand in Lima murder trial

Reluctant witnesses take stand in Lima murder trial

LIMA — Testimony in the murder trial of Lima resident Kenneth Cobb continued at a snail’s pace Tuesday as frequent breaks in the proceedin...

January 29th, 2020 updated: January 29th, 2020. |  


Get This: Winter wonderland is neighbor’s spring nightmare

Get This: Winter wonderland is neighbor’s spring nightmare

NORTH WOODSTOCK, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire woman says the operators of a seasonal attraction of ice structures failed to control runoff and fl...

January 29th, 2020 |  


Wapakoneta library offering Valentine’s Day crafting

Wapakoneta library offering Valentine’s Day crafting

WAPAKONETA — There will be a family Valentine’s Day craft at 5 and 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, at the Wapakoneta library, 203 S. Perry St., W...

January 28th, 2020 |  


Boguski addresses mental side of sports performance

Boguski addresses mental side of sports performance

HARROD — High school athletes and parents at Allen East High School will want to attend an evening with Bruce Boguski from Winner’s Edge.H...

January 28th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


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Boys basketball: Perry fends off Bath
Gross delivered for LCC

Gross delivered for LCC

We continue our series on the greatest shots in the history of area high schools. Eventually, I hope to get around to every school. My selection is he...

January 28th, 2020 updated: January 28th, 2020. |  


Simpson suspended for Michigan’s next game

Simpson suspended for Michigan’s next game

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Michigan senior point guard Xavier Simpson has been suspended for the Wolverines’ game against Nebraska on Tuesday nigh...

January 28th, 2020 updated: January 28th, 2020. |  


Columbus Grove moves up to No. 2

Boys BasketballCOLUMBUS GROVE — Columbus Grove moved up one spot to No. 2 in Division IV in the latest Associated Press High School boys basketb...

January 27th, 2020 |  


Junior bowlers bring some relief

Junior bowlers bring some relief

For one to say that the past week was very difficult for the Lima area bowling community may well be one of the bigger understatements of sometime.In ...

January 27th, 2020 |  


Notre Dame pulls away from Lima Senior

Notre Dame pulls away from Lima Senior

LIMA – If No.3-ranked Notre Dame Academy thought it was going to stroll into Lima and immediately steamroll the Spartans, the Eagles had to quic...

January 27th, 2020 updated: January 28th, 2020. |  


Carton leads Ohio State past Northwestern 71-59

Carton leads Ohio State past Northwestern 71-59

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — D.J. Carton scored 12 of his 17 points in the second half, helping Ohio State hold off lowly Northwestern for a sorely nee...

January 26th, 2020 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Pitcher Leo Mangum
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Births
Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemJan. 23 — MacKenzie and John DeNisco, Ada, girl.Jan. 24 — Kaylia Sexton and Rick Oliver II, Lima, girl.Mercy H...

January 27th, 2020 |  


Billie Eilish, a voice of the youth, tops the Grammy Awards

Billie Eilish, a voice of the youth, tops the Grammy Awards

NEW YORK — Singer Billie Eilish, who gave voice to young people struggling with depression on a do-it-yourself album she made at home with her o...

January 27th, 2020 |  


‘Bad Boys,’ ‘1917’ best ‘The Gentleman’ at box office

‘Bad Boys,’ ‘1917’ best ‘The Gentleman’ at box office

PARK CITY, Utah — “Boys” trumped “Gentlemen” in movie theaters over the weekend as Will Smith and Martin Lawrence’...

January 26th, 2020 |  


Van Wert mother bringing awareness to childhood cancer

Van Wert mother bringing awareness to childhood cancer

VAN WERT — Hannah Wireman was only 15 when she died of cancer, and her mother has joined an organization that helps provide comfort to others wh...

January 26th, 2020 updated: January 26th, 2020. |  


“1917” – R“1917” – R“Dolittle” – PG

“1917” – R“1917” – R“Dolittle” – PG

The Story“I’m going with you,” says young Harry Collett (Tommy Stubbins). “Certainly not!” Dr. Dolittle (Robert Downey J...

January 25th, 2020 |  


Real Life Mama: Challenged to do more

Real Life Mama: Challenged to do more

“Go make the world a better place, Mommy!” That is what my 6-year-old recently started yelling back at me every weekday morning as she run...

January 25th, 2020 |  


OPINION


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Minimum wagehike problematic
Editorial: Wake up Mitch! Open the door and let the sun in

Editorial: Wake up Mitch! Open the door and let the sun in

If you wonder why the media makes such a big deal about transparency, look no further than the Senate impeachment hearings for your answer.In setting ...

January 28th, 2020 |  


Letter: Let’s hear from the witnesses

Letter: Let’s hear from the witnesses

This morning, Father asked in church: “If you were on trial for being a Christian, would there be enough evidence to prove you guilty”?The...

January 28th, 2020 |  


John Grindrod: Weighing in on all that rotary angst

John Grindrod: Weighing in on all that rotary angst

As I go about my day-to-day in Lima, I still hear a pretty fair amount of grumbling about Lima’s decision to join the growing number of mid-majo...

January 28th, 2020 |  


Michael Reagan: Bar is lowered with new rules of impeachment

Michael Reagan: Bar is lowered with new rules of impeachment

I must have said it a dozen times since the Democrats’ impeachment miniseries took over our televisions, but I’ll say it again.The Democra...

January 27th, 2020 |  


Letter: Larry Donaldson has right to his opinion

Letter: Larry Donaldson has right to his opinion

It doesn’t matter if you read George Knebel’s view in Monday’s newspaper.Please look at what we are doing to ourselves. I don’...

January 27th, 2020 |  


Michael Graham: Bernie Sanders Is the Sally Field of the Democratic Primary

Michael Graham: Bernie Sanders Is the Sally Field of the Democratic Primary

“And I can’t deny the fact that you like me. Right now, you like me!” — Sally Field, accepting the Best Actress Academy Award ...

January 27th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


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Foreclosures continue to slide
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Land transfers, Jan. 16-22
Test shows promise of self-driving cars for transit

Test shows promise of self-driving cars for transit

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Heads turn and smartphone cameras rise as the boxy, futuristic cars slip through the streets of this 384-year-old port city.E...

January 25th, 2020 |  


Crites joins State Farm insurance business

Crites joins State Farm insurance business

LIMA — Former Shawnee Alliance Church associate pastor Shane Crites is now an agent for State Farm Insurance agency.He now operates out of the 7...

January 25th, 2020 |  


Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative donates to charities

Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative donates to charities

PAULDING — Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative donated $8,000 to local organizations through the co-op’s Operation Round Up program, whic...

January 25th, 2020 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Jan. 24, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank3.50/3.00...

January 25th, 2020 |  


Legal-Ease: Powers of attorney and their effectiveness

Legal-Ease: Powers of attorney and their effectiveness

While alive, we sometimes cannot or do not want to make our own decisions. The reasons for this could be a medical condition such as early onset demen...

January 25th, 2020 |  


Cooper Tire named ‘Best Place to Work’ for LGBTQ equality

Cooper Tire named ‘Best Place to Work’ for LGBTQ equality

FINDLAY — Cooper Tire received a 100% score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index, a national survey mea...

January 25th, 2020 |  


STATE NEWS


Parma Heights sends SWAT team to help landlord evict woman found hiding in the attic

Parma Heights sends SWAT team to help landlord evict woman found hiding in the attic

PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio — Parma Heights police sent a SWAT team to assist a landlord who tried to evict a tenant who had holed up in the attic in li...

January 28th, 2020 |  


University of Akron Chinese New Year Gala canceled due to coronavirus concerns

University of Akron Chinese New Year Gala canceled due to coronavirus concerns

An annual Chinese New Year Gala set for Friday by the University of Akron’s Confucius Institute has been canceled due to concerns about the coro...

January 28th, 2020 |  


Honey Bell-Bey becomes Cuyahoga County’s first poet laureate in 16 years

Honey Bell-Bey becomes Cuyahoga County’s first poet laureate in 16 years

CLEVELAND, Ohio—Honey Bell-Bey was named Tuesday as Cuyahoga County’s first poet laureate in 16 years.The post won’t pay a penny, bu...

January 28th, 2020 |  


Two proposed Cuyahoga County road projects to include bike, walking trails

Two proposed Cuyahoga County road projects to include bike, walking trails

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Two proposed Cuyahoga County projects will include bike and pedestrian paths as part of County Executive Armond Budish’s...

January 28th, 2020 |  


2 possible coronavirus cases reported at Miami University

2 possible coronavirus cases reported at Miami University

Butler County and Miami University officials are investigating two possible cases of coronavirus at Miami.The people had recently traveled to and retu...

January 28th, 2020 |  


Proposal to raise Ohio’s minimum wage to $13 per hour moves forward

Proposal to raise Ohio’s minimum wage to $13 per hour moves forward

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A proposed Ohio constitutional amendment to raise the state’s minimum wage to $13 per hour cleared two initial hurdles on...

January 27th, 2020 |