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John Grindrod: In today’s world, with travel comes selfies

John Grindrod: In today’s world, with travel comes selfies

As we are about to turn the calendar page to the month when traditionally travel becomes more frequent, I have a question for you. When was the last t...

May 28th, 2022 |  


The Week Ahead: The forward momentum in the job market deserves respect

The Week Ahead: The forward momentum in the job market deserves respect

The monthly jobs report is the Rodney Dangerfield of economic statistics. It gets little respect yet has a big and important audience.In good times, e...

May 28th, 2022 |  


Heartland Image Foundation to host YouTube influencer workshop

Heartland Image Foundation to host YouTube influencer workshop

LIMA — The Heartland Image Foundation will show students how to be a “YouTube Influencer.” The program will take a proactive approac...

May 28th, 2022 |  


Dr. Burnell joins Putnam County Primary Care

Dr. Burnell joins Putnam County Primary Care

OTTAWA — Family physician Dr. Jeffrey Burnell has joined Putnam County Primary Care, a division of Blanchard Valley Health System.Burnell earned...

May 28th, 2022 |  


Legal-Ease: Sometimes the law is simply unfair

Legal-Ease: Sometimes the law is simply unfair

Determining whether gifts of any size are legally problematic depends upon the context in which the gift is to be analyzed or considered.The law on gi...

May 28th, 2022 |  


Liz Weston: How to make more green at your next yard sale

Liz Weston: How to make more green at your next yard sale

A successful yard sale involves hours of preparation and plenty of hard work. So does an unsuccessful sale. I’ve had both kinds and can confiden...

May 28th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


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Scholar athlete: Academics No. 1 on Ridenour’s list
Scholar athlete: Yingst was intrigued by running early

Scholar athlete: Yingst was intrigued by running early

Like taking a first-ever bite of a hot and spicy but tasty food, Brady Yingst was repelled and attracted at the same time by his first attempt at dist...

May 28th, 2022 updated: May 28th, 2022. |  


Track & field: Ottawa-Glandorf’s Fortman qualifies for state in four events

Track & field: Ottawa-Glandorf’s Fortman qualifies for state in four events

PIQUA — It’s all about counting to four.At the Division II regional track-and-field meet at Piqua this week, Ottawa-Glandorf junior Alexa ...

May 28th, 2022 updated: May 28th, 2022. |  


Softball: Lincolnview heading to state

Softball: Lincolnview heading to state

CLYDE — Grace Brickner may be a freshman but she played with the confidence of an upperclassman and it helped Lincolnview to a 3-2 win against H...

May 28th, 2022 updated: May 28th, 2022. |  


Ashcraft lifts Reds past Giants amid Kapler anthem protest

Ashcraft lifts Reds past Giants amid Kapler anthem protest

CINCINNATI — Rookie right-hander Graham Ashcraft earned his first victory with six strong innings and the Cincinnati Reds beat San Francisco 5-1...

May 28th, 2022 |  


Roundup: Columbus Grove boys win Division III track & field regional

Roundup: Columbus Grove boys win Division III track & field regional

PORT CLINTON — Columbus Grove won the boys team title at Friday night’s Division III regional.The Bulldogs finished with 83 points. Blufft...

May 28th, 2022 |  


Track & field: Perry’s Yingst sets two regional records

Track & field: Perry’s Yingst sets two regional records

TROY – Records are made to be broken.For Perry senior Brady Yingst, breaking track records has become a habit this spring.At Friday’s Divi...

May 27th, 2022 updated: May 28th, 2022. |  


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LIFESTYLE


The search for a swim cap that keeps hair dry

The search for a swim cap that keeps hair dry

Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I would like to be an avid swimmer as I love the exercise, but unfortunately, time does not permit me to exercise, shower and...

May 28th, 2022 |  


Woman designs shoes worn by Kylie Jenner, Megan Foxx

Woman designs shoes worn by Kylie Jenner, Megan Foxx

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Flor de Maria Rivera has had four career changes in her life, and has lived across the country and traveled around the world ...

May 28th, 2022 |  


Moms behind Allie + Bess are stringing together success in bracelets

Moms behind Allie + Bess are stringing together success in bracelets

DALLAS – North Texas moms and entrepreneurs Allie Wardlaw and Bess Callarman entered the jewelry business with the world stacked against them.Wa...

May 28th, 2022 |  


All that Lubbock, Texas has to offer

All that Lubbock, Texas has to offer

In one of singer-songwriter Mac Davis’ most memorable tunes, he sang about “Happiness being Lubbock, Texas, in his rear-view mirror.”...

May 28th, 2022 |  


The Right Thing: Is it wrong for a boyfriend to continue to support his ex?

The Right Thing: Is it wrong for a boyfriend to continue to support his ex?

A reader we’re calling Sammie wrote in search of an answer to a question that has been plaguing her about her current relationship.Apparently, S...

May 28th, 2022 |  


Book takes readers on a scavenger hunt across 17 Chicago neighborhoods

Book takes readers on a scavenger hunt across 17 Chicago neighborhoods

CHICAGO — Writer and photographer Jessica Mlinaric wants Chicagoans back on the streets.The last time we heard from her, it was 2018 and she was...

May 28th, 2022 |  


OPINION


Letter: Socialists, communists are abusing America

Letter: Socialists, communists are abusing America

Why are we Americans, citizens of the greatest country in the world, letting the far-left socialist communists destroy our beloved country?This Biden ...

May 28th, 2022 |  


David Trinko: The quest for a great family vacation

David Trinko: The quest for a great family vacation

So often you see an event or a movie advertised as “fun for the whole family.”They lie! There is no such thing as one thing that the entir...

May 28th, 2022 |  


Lori Borgman: Now entering the ‘no fly’ zone

Lori Borgman: Now entering the ‘no fly’ zone

The official start of summer is still weeks away, but the insects have already declared, “Game on!”The husband was cutting the grass, felt...

May 28th, 2022 |  


John Grindrod: In today’s world, with travel comes selfies

John Grindrod: In today’s world, with travel comes selfies

As we are about to turn the calendar page to the month when traditionally travel becomes more frequent, I have a question for you. When was the last t...

May 28th, 2022 |  


Legal-Ease: Sometimes the law is simply unfair

Legal-Ease: Sometimes the law is simply unfair

Determining whether gifts of any size are legally problematic depends upon the context in which the gift is to be analyzed or considered.The law on gi...

May 28th, 2022 |  


Roses and Thorns

Roses and Thorns

Plenty of roses are popping up after a week of ideal growing conditions.Rose: To the people who served our country honorably but died along the way. T...

May 28th, 2022 |  


BUSINESS


Liz Weston: How to make more green at your next yard sale

Liz Weston: How to make more green at your next yard sale

A successful yard sale involves hours of preparation and plenty of hard work. So does an unsuccessful sale. I’ve had both kinds and can confiden...

May 28th, 2022 |  


Buying amid affordability squeeze? Here’s how homebuyers can cope

Buying amid affordability squeeze? Here’s how homebuyers can cope

The housing market caught fire in 2020 as Americans decided en masse that they wanted homes and were willing to pay for them.Two years on, the pandemi...

May 28th, 2022 updated: May 28th, 2022. |  


Popular Heartfall house plan offers dog-friendly features

Popular Heartfall house plan offers dog-friendly features

EUGENE, ORE. – Passing by the Heartfall design the Craftsman accents catch your eye. Dual front porches are framed by posts with stout stone bas...

May 28th, 2022 |  


Housing supply squeeze finally begins to ease

Housing supply squeeze finally begins to ease

During the record-breaking housing boom of the past two years, a drastic under-supply of homes for sale has bedeviled buyers and delighted sellers. No...

May 28th, 2022 |  


Land transfers, May 19-25

Land transfers, May 19-25

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running May 19 through May 25. Figures reflect the ...

May 28th, 2022 |  


Local unemployment numbers fell in April

Local unemployment numbers fell in April

LIMA — Unemployment numbers dropped throughout the region according to numbers supplied by the state of Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Servi...

May 26th, 2022 updated: May 27th, 2022. |  


STATE NEWS


Neighborhood dispute ends with Portage Co. police fatally shooting woman

Neighborhood dispute ends with Portage Co. police fatally shooting woman

WINDHAM TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A dispute between neighbors ended when police shot and killed a 66-year-old woman who was armed with a gun, authorities...

May 16th, 2022 |  


More high schoolers graduating with associate degree already in hand

More high schoolers graduating with associate degree already in hand

DAYTON — A growing number of high school students have gotten an associate degree through local community colleges before graduating from high s...

May 10th, 2022 |  


Ohio legal pot backers sue over disputed petition deadline

Ohio legal pot backers sue over disputed petition deadline

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Supporters of recreational marijuana legalization in Ohio have sued state legislative leaders in an anticipated dispute ov...

May 2nd, 2022 |  


Ohio judge again blocks abortion law that threatened clinics

Ohio judge again blocks abortion law that threatened clinics

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has blocked early enforcement of an Ohio abortion law signed in December that included additional licensing requir...

April 20th, 2022 updated: April 20th, 2022. |  


Ohio prisons ramp up fight against contraband

Ohio prisons ramp up fight against contraband

COLUMBUS, Ohio — From X-ray body scanners to anti-drone technology, the state is ramping up efforts to keep contraband out of Ohio prisons as dr...

April 12th, 2022 |  


Disputed maps won’t stop Ohio’s May 3 primary

Disputed maps won’t stop Ohio’s May 3 primary

COLUMBUS — Despite the uncertainty raised over the date of Ohio’s primary election, the state is ready to move forward with early voting T...

April 3rd, 2022 |