NEWS


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Wapakoneta car cruise-in

WAPAKONETA — There will be a car cruise-in from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday nights at Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken, 311 W. Harrison St., Wapak...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Apollo to hold June board meeting

SHAWNEE — Apollo Career Center will hold its regular June board meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, June 27 at Apollo’s board room, 3325 Shawnee Roa...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Could Supreme Court’s ruling on schools in Maine affect Ohio voucher lawsuit?

Could Supreme Court’s ruling on schools in Maine affect Ohio voucher lawsuit?

LIMA — A coalition of public schools suing Ohio over its school voucher program say the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision to overturn a...

June 25th, 2022 |  


OSU-Lima announces deans list

OSU-Lima announces deans list

LIMA — The Ohio State University Lima has announced their Deans List for spring classes.Bluffton: Baumgartner, Cora Joyce; Deitering, Anna Eliza...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Ottawa Metro Park celebrates 50th anniversary

Ottawa Metro Park celebrates 50th anniversary

LIMA — Ottawa Lake Metro Park officially turned 50 this year. In recognition, the Johnny Appleseed Metro Park District organized a range of acti...

June 25th, 2022 updated: June 25th, 2022. |  


Ohio Supreme Court says 6 candidates can appear on August primary ballot

Ohio Supreme Court says 6 candidates can appear on August primary ballot

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Supreme Court on Friday held that six Democratic candidates for various political offices can appear on the ballot in ...

June 25th, 2022 |  


SPORTS


Reds thump Giants, 10-3

Reds thump Giants, 10-3

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tyler Mahle pitched into the seventh inning for his first victory in more than a month, and the Cincinnati Reds routed the ...

June 26th, 2022 |  


Stahl, Simmons win LATA titles

Stahl, Simmons win LATA titles

LIMA – Shawnee’s Mason Stahl made history on Sunday.In 2018, Stahl notched the Lima Area Tennis Association (LATA) junior singles title.On...

June 26th, 2022 updated: June 26th, 2022. |  


Robinson takes first at Lima Half Mile

Robinson takes first at Lima Half Mile

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A rejuvenated Brandon Robinson (No. 44 Mission Roof Systems Indian FTR750) earned his first victory of the 2022 Progressiv...

June 26th, 2022 updated: June 26th, 2022. |  


Webb helps Giants end three-game skid with 9-2 win over Reds

Webb helps Giants end three-game skid with 9-2 win over Reds

SAN FRANCISCO — Logan Webb pitched six innings of two-hit ball and the San Francisco Giants backed their ace with four home runs in a 9-2 victor...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Hobensack, Miller to play for Lima city golf title

Hobensack, Miller to play for Lima city golf title

Maybe Joe Hobensack and Zach Miller are built for match play golf and built to play for championships.When the pressure is on, they deliver. At least ...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Guardians fail to halt Red Sox winning streak

Guardians fail to halt Red Sox winning streak

CLEVELAND — Alex Verdugo hit a three-run homer, Jarren Duran had four hits and an RBI, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Cleveland Guardians 4-2 S...

June 25th, 2022 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Living with Children: Let brothers work out their conflict

Living with Children: Let brothers work out their conflict

Q: Our 8-year-old, the oldest of three, is often rude to his siblings. I know some sibling conflict is normal, but this seems excessive. I hear him mu...

June 25th, 2022 |  


David Trinko: The star of the show (in dad’s mind)

David Trinko: The star of the show (in dad’s mind)

My 13-year-old daughter was the star of the show this weekend in a children’s theater production.Her name wasn’t exactly at the top of the...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Amazon Prime Day is back July 12, 13

Amazon Prime Day is back July 12, 13

Amazon Prime Day returns to July after two years of maneuvering around the pandemic forcing the online behemoth’s big sale into October in 2020 ...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Switzerland has it all

Switzerland has it all

A few weeks before Swiss Air flew me to Zurich, I read that Switzerland had been anointed the “fourth happiest country in the world” by th...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Ex-Etiquette: Make a plan to avoid outbursts in front of son

Ex-Etiquette: Make a plan to avoid outbursts in front of son

Q. My ex and I had an amicable split. After a year or so, we put together a parenting plan that worked, but we left off Father’s Day and Mother&...

June 25th, 2022 |  


How zookeepers coax animals through heat waves

How zookeepers coax animals through heat waves

DENVER — The Siberian tigers Yuri and Nikita at the Denver Zoo, who are supposed to mate, suffer most during Denver’s intensifying 95-degr...

June 25th, 2022 |  


OPINION


Letter: Rising real estate taxes are real worry

Letter: Rising real estate taxes are real worry

I am seeing more and more complaints about the cost of gas. Granted, the price has risen sharply, but what is worse is the rise in our real estate tax...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Letter: Fuel inflation could have been avoided

Letter: Fuel inflation could have been avoided

Whoopie and Larry D., along with many others, insist that the fuel price inflation was not caused by President Biden. Perhaps they need a reminder of ...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Letter: Why not change these three things?

Letter: Why not change these three things?

I’m in my 70s now, so I know I won’t see any major changes in my lifetime. If I could, one would be to bury all communication and electric...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Letter: Biden’s mistakes can not be overlooked

Letter: Biden’s mistakes can not be overlooked

With the Biden inflationary spiral out of control and diesel prices skyrocketing, economic pressures on our economy from food, housing and anything re...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Michael Reagan: The sad descent of Disney

Michael Reagan: The sad descent of Disney

I cry to see what’s happened to Disney.When I was growing up – and until not that long ago – you knew you could trust Disney to make...

June 25th, 2022 |  


David Trinko: The star of the show (in dad’s mind)

David Trinko: The star of the show (in dad’s mind)

My 13-year-old daughter was the star of the show this weekend in a children’s theater production.Her name wasn’t exactly at the top of the...

June 25th, 2022 |  


BUSINESS


Liz Weston: Is medical debt vanishing from credit reports?

Liz Weston: Is medical debt vanishing from credit reports?

Health care bills are about to become far less threatening to the financial well-being of millions of Americans.The three major credit bureaus are era...

June 25th, 2022 |  


World’s dirtiest oil and gas fields are in Russia, Turkmenistan and Texas

World’s dirtiest oil and gas fields are in Russia, Turkmenistan and Texas

Oil and natural gas fields in Russia, Turkmenistan and Texas are the most climate-damaging on Earth, according to a first-of-its kind analysis that lo...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Land transfers, June 16-22

Land transfers, June 16-22

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running June 16 through 22. Figures reflect the sel...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Area unemployment numbers mixed

Area unemployment numbers mixed

LIMA — The unemployment numbers for the month of May are a mixed bag, showing counties in the immediate area with numbers rising, lowering, and ...

June 23rd, 2022 updated: June 23rd, 2022. |  


US stocks give up afternoon gains and end slightly lower

US stocks give up afternoon gains and end slightly lower

NEW YORK (AP) — A choppy day of trading on Wall Street ended with a modest pullback for stocks Wednesday, the latest bout of volatility for the ...

June 22nd, 2022 |  


Ohio State gets approval to trademark ‘The’ for merchandise

Ohio State gets approval to trademark ‘The’ for merchandise

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio State University has won its fight to trademark the word “The.”The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office approved th...

June 22nd, 2022 |  


STATE NEWS


Ohioans divided on decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

Ohioans divided on decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

People gathered in several cities throughout Ohio this weekend in protest of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, returning abo...

June 26th, 2022 |  


Ohio Supreme Court says 6 candidates can appear on August primary ballot

Ohio Supreme Court says 6 candidates can appear on August primary ballot

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Supreme Court on Friday held that six Democratic candidates for various political offices can appear on the ballot in ...

June 25th, 2022 |  


DeWine urges Ohioans to find common ground in abortion debate

DeWine urges Ohioans to find common ground in abortion debate

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said how Ohioans debate the abortion issue is important after the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday returned abortion law and policy ...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Gov. Mike DeWine grants execution reprieve to death row inmate

Gov. Mike DeWine grants execution reprieve to death row inmate

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A Cleveland man who shot and killed a Cleveland patrol officer in 2000 will remain on death row for another three years, under ...

June 25th, 2022 |  


Ohio ‘Heartbeat Bill’ is now law, attorney general says

Ohio ‘Heartbeat Bill’ is now law, attorney general says

The overturning of Roe v. Wade allows Ohio’s “Heartbeat Bill” to go into effect, outlawing abortions after five or six weeks —...

June 25th, 2022 |  


With U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, Ohio expected to outlaw most abortions

With U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, Ohio expected to outlaw most abortions

COLUMBUS, Ohio — As expected, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, leaving the question of whether a woman has abortion righ...

June 24th, 2022 updated: June 24th, 2022. |