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36-year sentence for convicted Lima rapist, drug dealer
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Lima council approves designated outdoor refreshment area
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Jordan wants meeting with VP Harris about immigration
Jefferson Awards: Passion for children motivates Mullen

Jefferson Awards: Passion for children motivates Mullen

LIMA — Mike Mullen’s life has often been about the kids.He recalled growing up in a large family, with nine younger brothers and sisters. ...

April 20th, 2021 updated: April 20th, 2021. |  


Ex-guard indicted on murder charge in inmate’s 2020 death

Ex-guard indicted on murder charge in inmate’s 2020 death

PORTSMOUTH — A former corrections officer has been indicted on felony charges in the death of a county jail inmate last year, state authorities ...

April 20th, 2021 updated: April 20th, 2021. |  


Murder case against ex-cop in Floyd’s death goes to the jury

Murder case against ex-cop in Floyd’s death goes to the jury

MINNEAPOLIS — The murder case against former Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd went to the jury Monday in a city on edge agains...

April 20th, 2021 updated: April 20th, 2021. |  


Ohio board OKs large increase in medical pot dispensaries

Ohio board OKs large increase in medical pot dispensaries

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Board of Pharmacy voted on Monday to more than double the number of medical marijuana dispensaries in the state to deal with...

April 19th, 2021 |  


Photo: Allen East students rake in the experience

Photo: Allen East students rake in the experience

Allen East seniors, from left, Amber Hardeman, Rosemary Carman and Haley Prine participate in a community service day at the Allen County Fairgrounds ...

April 19th, 2021 |  


Bluffton Bread Company back for Mother’s Day

Bluffton Bread Company back for Mother’s Day

BLUFFTON — The Bluffton Bread Company is selling lemon blueberry and herbed parmesan bread from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at Roots by S...

April 19th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Reds swing and miss at sweep of Indians

Reds swing and miss at sweep of Indians

CINCINNATI (AP) — If Shane Bieber felt a bit off at the start, it sure didn’t show.Bieber kept up his record strikeout run, fanning 13 and...

April 18th, 2021 |  


Former OSU standout says WNBA biggest reason for transfer to UConn

Former OSU standout says WNBA biggest reason for transfer to UConn

HARTFORD, Conn. — When Dorka Juhász plays basketball, she’s playing for more than just her school, which will be UConn upon graduatin...

April 18th, 2021 |  


Bruce announces retirement from baseball at age 34

Bruce announces retirement from baseball at age 34

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Bruce had seen enough. Having made the New York Yankees’ opening-day roster, he couldn’t stomach his poor start ...

April 18th, 2021 |  


Roundup: Shawnee wins boys tennis invitational

Roundup: Shawnee wins boys tennis invitational

VAN WERT — Shawnee won the team title with 19 points followed by Ottawa-Glandorf (18), St. Marys (9), Van Wert (8) and Wauseon (1) at Saturday&#...

April 17th, 2021 updated: April 17th, 2021. |  


Ohio State football: Day stays coy about quarterbacks

Ohio State football: Day stays coy about quarterbacks

COLUMBUS — The competition to become Ohio State’s starting quarterback was deservedly the center of attention at the Buckeyes’ sprin...

April 17th, 2021 updated: April 18th, 2021. |  


Baseball: Van Wert slips past Kalida

Baseball: Van Wert slips past Kalida

VAN WERT — It probably wasn’t the way Van Wert baseball head coach Charlie Witten drew it up, but the longtime skipper gladly accepted the...

April 17th, 2021 |  


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LIFESTYLE


David Trinko: A statement about not answering questions

David Trinko: A statement about not answering questions

There’s a disturbing trend popping up locally.Whenever people have to answer difficult questions of reporters, they don’t. They’ll s...

April 17th, 2021 |  


Study: 2.5 billion T. rex roamed Earth

Study: 2.5 billion T. rex roamed Earth

One Tyrannosaurus rex seems scary enough. Now picture 2.5 billion of them. That’s how many of the fierce dinosaur kings probably roamed Earth ov...

April 17th, 2021 |  


The disabled hope to impact Oscars

The disabled hope to impact Oscars

LOS ANGELES — Right down to its production design, the Oscars have not always felt like the most welcoming place for the disabled.“I’...

April 17th, 2021 |  


Fighting back with hugs

Fighting back with hugs

LOS ANGELES – Ruth Alcantara stepped closer to her grandmother. Then closer, and closer still.She crossed into the six-foot buffer zone that had...

April 17th, 2021 |  


Ralph Lauren unveils Team USA Olympic uniforms

Ralph Lauren unveils Team USA Olympic uniforms

NEW YORK — With a crisp white graphic look and roomy pockets, the uniforms to be worn by Team USA at the closing ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics ...

April 17th, 2021 |  


A book celebrating Black American farming history

A book celebrating Black American farming history

“We Are Each Other’s Harvest: Celebrating African American Farmers Land and Legacy,” by Natalie Baszile (Amistad)Farming would seem ...

April 17th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Letter: Abortion is murder; it’s that simple

Letter: Abortion is murder; it’s that simple

Dear Mr. President and Madam Speaker:I am writing this open letter because confidence of your receiving my personal letters is the same as the Cavalie...

April 18th, 2021 |  


Letter: Cooperation? Vote Swanson

Letter: Cooperation? Vote Swanson

Soon Lima will swear in a new mayor, the first time in 32 years.We have four candidates. Each has strengths and weaknesses, not perfect, just like us....

April 18th, 2021 |  


Mark Figley: Biden appearing dazed and confused

Mark Figley: Biden appearing dazed and confused

On October 2, 1919, President Woodrow Wilson suffered a stroke, leaving him paralyzed on his left side, and with only partial vision in his right eye....

April 18th, 2021 |  


Michael Reagan: Las Vegas offers a mirror on America

Michael Reagan: Las Vegas offers a mirror on America

My wife, daughter and I usually drive over to Las Vegas two or three times a year.We don’t go to gamble. We go for three things — the conc...

April 18th, 2021 |  


Commentary: What a container ship stranded in the Suez Canal showed us about globalization

Commentary: What a container ship stranded in the Suez Canal showed us about globalization

The Ever Given had been stuck in Suez sand for nearly a week when my neighbor asked if we were sure the giant container ship hadn’t been sabotag...

April 18th, 2021 |  


Letter: Wear masks properly

Letter: Wear masks properly

Upon seeing the picture in The Lima News of the two young ladies helping at the Daily Bread Soup Kitchen, I could not overlook the way they were weari...

April 17th, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


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Climate risk and the role of investors

Climate risk and the role of investors

Earth Day will bring together leaders of more than three dozen countries to talk climate. And while the state of the environment will be the focus of ...

April 17th, 2021 |  


Land transfers, April 8-14

Land transfers, April 8-14

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running April 8-14. Figures reflect the selling pri...

April 17th, 2021 |  


Legal-Ease: Drugs and timeshares

Legal-Ease: Drugs and timeshares

It is said that illegal drug users can never quit. The same thing can be said about many timeshares. Timeshares encompass a large array of types of jo...

April 17th, 2021 |  


Perry ProTech to relocate to industrial park

Perry ProTech to relocate to industrial park

LIMA — Ground was broken Tuesday for a new facility for Perry proTECH.The 50,000-square foot facility will be located on 15.5 acres on Commerce ...

April 14th, 2021 updated: April 14th, 2021. |  


Finalists selected for 2021 Lima Chamber awards

Finalists selected for 2021 Lima Chamber awards

LIMA — The Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce is out with the finalists for its 2021 Chamber Awards.The winners will be recognized at the ann...

April 13th, 2021 |  


Ottawa facility becoming national hub for electric commercial vehicles

Ottawa facility becoming national hub for electric commercial vehicles

OTTAWA — Endera, a vertically integrated transportation technology company specializing in all-electric commercial vehicles, charging station in...

April 13th, 2021 updated: April 13th, 2021. |  


STATE NEWS


Cops: Dispute between teen girls leaves 1 fatally stabbed

Cops: Dispute between teen girls leaves 1 fatally stabbed

CINCINNATI — A confrontation involving two 13-year-old girls in Cincinnati ended with one fatally stabbed and the other charged with murder, aut...

April 20th, 2021 |  


Ex-guard indicted on murder charge in inmate’s 2020 death

Ex-guard indicted on murder charge in inmate’s 2020 death

PORTSMOUTH — A former corrections officer has been indicted on felony charges in the death of a county jail inmate last year, state authorities ...

April 20th, 2021 updated: April 20th, 2021. |  


Ohio board OKs large increase in medical pot dispensaries

Ohio board OKs large increase in medical pot dispensaries

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Board of Pharmacy voted on Monday to more than double the number of medical marijuana dispensaries in the state to deal with...

April 19th, 2021 |  


Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley says she’s running for Ohio governor

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley says she’s running for Ohio governor

DAYTON — Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, pulled into the national spotlight by a 2019 mass shooting, said Monday she wants to unseat Ohio’s Repub...

April 19th, 2021 |  


It’s Our Home

It’s Our Home

CINCINNATI (AP) —Most people want to protect the planet, but they’re not always sure where to start, according to a new study by Procter &...

April 17th, 2021 |  


Canton man sentenced to prison for fatal traffic crash

Canton man sentenced to prison for fatal traffic crash

CANTON – A Canton man behind a deadly September traffic crash has been sentenced to up to 13 years in prison.Mice R. Alexander, 30, pleaded guil...

April 17th, 2021 |