NEWS


Road construction and maintenance projects

Road construction and maintenance projects

ALLEN COUNTYInterstate 75 southbound between state Route 696 and Napoleon Road, Beaverdam, will be restricted to one lane through the work zone for pa...

May 25th, 2019 |  


Making Grand Lake St. Marys grand again

Making Grand Lake St. Marys grand again

GRAND LAKE ST. MARYS — The summer of 2010 was a nightmare for businesses on Grand Lake St. Marys.Toxic blue-green algae blooms made the lake uns...

May 25th, 2019 |  


Young homebuyers scramble as prices rise faster than incomes

Young homebuyers scramble as prices rise faster than incomes

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — For millennials looking to buy their first home, the hunt feels like a race against the clock.In the seven years since the...

May 25th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: More than just a newsroom to me

David Trinko: More than just a newsroom to me

It’s just a wide-open room, with utilitarian desks set up in pods of four at a time.The walls were covered with maps. Old-school tube television...

May 25th, 2019 |  


Brewing nostalgia: Apollo 11 anniversary inspires ‘moon’ beers

Brewing nostalgia: Apollo 11 anniversary inspires ‘moon’ beers

WAPAKONETA — Budweiser is calling it “beer’s next frontier.” Moeller Brew Barn is calling it “First on the Moon.”T...

May 25th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


Loss to Rays drops Indians to .500

Loss to Rays drops Indians to .500

CLEVELAND (AP) — Austin Meadows made sure the Tampa Bay Rays kept flying high Sunday.Meadows led off the game with a home run and was 4 for 4 wi...

May 26th, 2019 |  


Toronto has an NBA history, but it’s ancient

Toronto has an NBA history, but it’s ancient

TORONTO — The first NBA game was in Toronto.And now, the NBA Finals are headed there.Finally.The NBA Finals are set after the Toronto Raptors wo...

May 26th, 2019 updated: May 26th, 2019. |  


Mayfield selling anti-Cowherd shirts

Mayfield selling anti-Cowherd shirts

CLEVELAND — Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield has parlayed his ongoing feud with Fox Sports radio and TV host Colin Cowherd into merch...

May 26th, 2019 |  


Packers legend Starr remembered as exemplary on and off field

Packers legend Starr remembered as exemplary on and off field

Bart Starr was an ordinary quarterback until teaming with Vince Lombardi and serving as the catalyst for the powerhouse Green Bay Packers teams that r...

May 26th, 2019 |  


Elida’s Jenkins joins Kalida’s Laudick as top scholar-athletes

Elida’s Jenkins joins Kalida’s Laudick as top scholar-athletes

Elida’s Jency Jenkins and Kalida’s Grant Laudick are The Lima News/OSU-Lima Scholar Athletes of the Year for 2019.Jenkins, with a 3.97 gra...

May 25th, 2019 |  


High school baseball: Riethman delivers big blow for Coldwater

High school baseball: Riethman delivers big blow for Coldwater

ELIDA — Coldwater might have been surprised to see Liberty-Benton score five early runs in the Division III baseball district championship game ...

May 25th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Angela and Gerald Webb
Marilyn and Richard Burkholder

Marilyn and Richard Burkholder

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Richard Burkholder are celebrating 60 years of marriage.Burkholder and the former Marilyn Lhamon were married May 24, 1959, ...

May 25th, 2019 |  


Mary and Phillip Trueblood

Mary and Phillip Trueblood

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Trueblood are celebrating 50 years of marriage with a family vacation to their favorite place, Sanibel Island, Flori...

May 25th, 2019 |  


Real Life Mama: She knows who she is

Real Life Mama: She knows who she is

Have you ever looked up to your child? No, not like your kid is finally taller than you and you can physically look up to them. I am talking about tru...

May 25th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: More than just a newsroom to me

David Trinko: More than just a newsroom to me

It’s just a wide-open room, with utilitarian desks set up in pods of four at a time.The walls were covered with maps. Old-school tube television...

May 25th, 2019 |  


NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared wide...

May 25th, 2019 |  


Get This: Biologists hope derby will curb lake’s salmon overpopulation

Get This: Biologists hope derby will curb lake’s salmon overpopulation

CHESUNCOOK, Maine (AP) — A lake in the North Maine Woods area is overpopulated with salmon, and anglers will try to help control the population ...

May 25th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Letter: Fly your flag with pride

Letter: Fly your flag with pride

I am glad to see so many businesses and individual flying the American Flag. It is a symbol of what America is, and so many have given their lives for...

May 25th, 2019 |  


Letter: We cannot see you

Letter: We cannot see you

I want people to know that if your behind a mobility chair, we cannot see you . We don’t have mirrors on mobility chairs.Some handicap scooters ...

May 25th, 2019 |  


Editorial: Portman, Brown legislation ensures fallen soldiers’ tribute

Editorial: Portman, Brown legislation ensures fallen soldiers’ tribute

A Battlefield Cross marker — made up of a helmet, a rifle and a pair of boots — is one of the most powerful tributes that can be paid to s...

May 25th, 2019 |  


Opinion: A War Widow Reflects on Memorial Day

Opinion: A War Widow Reflects on Memorial Day

Saturday morning I got up early to take our son to football practice. At 9:15 there was a knock on the door, and I figured it was a neighbor.But it wa...

May 25th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: More than just a newsroom to me

David Trinko: More than just a newsroom to me

It’s just a wide-open room, with utilitarian desks set up in pods of four at a time.The walls were covered with maps. Old-school tube television...

May 25th, 2019 |  


Cheryl Parson: Summer vacation travel scams

Cheryl Parson: Summer vacation travel scams

Memorial Day weekend is often considered the kick-off of the summer vacation travel and retail “holiday” season. Our office of the BBB, li...

May 25th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Land transfers, May 16-22
Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, May 24, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank4.00/3.625...

May 25th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: Grass clippings on roadways

Legal-Ease: Grass clippings on roadways

Property owners often blow their grass clippings onto adjacent streets and roads. A problem may arise if or when those grass clippings on the road cau...

May 25th, 2019 |  


ONU College of Law names new dean

ONU College of Law names new dean

ADA — Charles H. Rose III has been selected as Ohio Norther University’s next dean of the Pettit College of Law, starting July 1. Rose is ...

May 24th, 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. |  


Fat Cat Diner to reopen as ‘Teasers’

Fat Cat Diner to reopen as ‘Teasers’

LIMA — Fat Cat Diner will reopen this summer as Teasers Diner, a 24-hour American-style restaurant that its new owners hope will compete with Wa...

May 21st, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio woman’s fire death follows high school graduation dream

Ohio woman’s fire death follows high school graduation dream

April 29 was a milestone day for Chae’Von Bowman.After getting her 11-year-old son off to school, the Madisonville woman drove to Dohn Community...

May 26th, 2019 |  


Proposal would help parents keep custody of troubled kids

Proposal would help parents keep custody of troubled kids

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A legislative proposal would allow Ohio parents to avoid an often heart-breaking decision: giving up custody of troubled c...

May 26th, 2019 |  


Students are brewing moonshine, and career opportunities

Students are brewing moonshine, and career opportunities

NEW STRAITSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The smoke from a coal seam fire once obscured the smell of stills in the hollows of southern Perry County near New...

May 25th, 2019 |  


Superior lab works on ending invasive species in Great Lakes

Superior lab works on ending invasive species in Great Lakes

SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin-Superior is running the only Great Lakes land-based facility that tests the success of technol...

May 25th, 2019 |  


State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon

State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon

WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year̵...

May 25th, 2019 |  


Plan to rescue Ohio’s nuclear plants won’t aid wind, solar

Plan to rescue Ohio’s nuclear plants won’t aid wind, solar

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Adding a new charge on every electricity bill in Ohio would provide a financial rescue to the state’s two struggling n...

May 23rd, 2019 |