NEWS


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Demolition derby entertains Allen County Fair crowd
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Jordan: Economy still strong
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Can employers help relieve stress of opioid epidemic?
Allen County Museum to host ‘The History of Quilting in Ohio from Statehood to World War II’

Allen County Museum to host ‘The History of Quilting in Ohio from Statehood to World War II’

LIMA — The Allen County Museum will host guest speaker Becky Preiss Odom, history curator from Ohio History Connection, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2...

August 19th, 2019 |  


Red Cross blood donation scheduled in St. Marys

Red Cross blood donation scheduled in St. Marys

ST. MARYS — There will be a blood donation opportunity from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, at Midwest Electric Incorporated, 06029 cou...

August 19th, 2019 |  


Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce hosting Real American Sunrise breakfast

Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce hosting Real American Sunrise breakfast

LIMA — The Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce will host its Real American Sunrise breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at the Allen County...

August 19th, 2019 |  


Shades of Blue Jazz Ensemble hosting free performance

VAN WERT — The Shades of Blue Jazz Ensemble featuring the Music of Glenn Miller and the Big Band Era will be at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 9, at th...

August 19th, 2019 |  


Man avoids prison time in cell phone theft

Man avoids prison time in cell phone theft

LIMA — A young Lima man who has taken steps to turn his life around since his arrest late last year on charges of forcibly stealing a cell phone...

August 19th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


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It’s Coldwater week
Cardinals build 5-1 lead, hold off Reds

Cardinals build 5-1 lead, hold off Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) — An inconsistent St. Louis Cardinals lineup cranked out just enough offense Sunday to stay in first place.Paul Goldschmidt hit ...

August 18th, 2019 |  


Indians get split in four-game series with Yankees

Indians get split in four-game series with Yankees

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Freeman found out Saturday night he was going to pick up a rare start in place of Cleveland Indians star infielder Jose Ram...

August 18th, 2019 |  


Texas legend, former Bengals running back Benson dies in motorcycle accident

Texas legend, former Bengals running back Benson dies in motorcycle accident

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former NFL running back Cedric Benson, one of the most prolific rushers in NCAA and University of Texas history, has died i...

August 18th, 2019 |  


Mickelson’s morning electric, game wasn’t

Mickelson’s morning electric, game wasn’t

MEDINAH, Ill. (AP) — Phil Mickelson had a wild Sunday, and that was before he showed up for the BMW Championship.Mickelson said on Twitter that ...

August 18th, 2019 |  


Marla Ridenour column: Kitchens wants more toughness from Browns

Marla Ridenour column: Kitchens wants more toughness from Browns

BEREA — Coach Freddie Kitchens realizes the “culture shock” the Browns are experiencing as he tries to toughen his team, even if he ...

August 18th, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Births
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Hall of Fame sports broadcaster Whitaker dies at 95
Get This: Woman thought she had kidney stones, gave birth to triplets

Get This: Woman thought she had kidney stones, gave birth to triplets

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota woman who recently gave birth to triplets says she didn’t find out about her pregnancy until she went ...

August 18th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: K through 12, all in one home

David Trinko: K through 12, all in one home

As classes begin for this school year, we’re in a unique position at our home.Our oldest daughter enters her senior year. She’s been throu...

August 18th, 2019 updated: August 18th, 2019. |  


Judy and Larry Reichenbach

Judy and Larry Reichenbach

BLUFFTON — Mr. and Mrs. Larry Reichenbach are celebrating 55 years of marriage with a family dinner.Reichenbach and the former Judy Allen were m...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Louise and Anthony Warnecke

Louise and Anthony Warnecke

DELPHOS — Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Warnecke are celebrating 50 years of marriage with an open house.Warnecke and the former Louise Lindeman were mar...

August 17th, 2019 |  


“The Art of Racing in the Rain” – PG

“The Art of Racing in the Rain” – PG

The Story“I’m not much of a dog person,” says school teacher Eve (Amanda Seyfried), when she first meets golden retriever, Enzo. ...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Real Life Mama: More than waffles

Real Life Mama: More than waffles

“I love you more than waffles, Mama,” Reagan, my rambunctious 4-year-old proclaimed as she flung her arms around my neck and held on tight...

August 17th, 2019 |  


OPINION


Jim Krumel: It was ‘THE’ story people were talking about

Jim Krumel: It was ‘THE’ story people were talking about

People are still getting their yuks in today about Ohio State, and it is likely going to be a long time for Buckeye Nation to live this one down.You k...

August 19th, 2019 updated: August 19th, 2019. |  


Akron Beacon Journal: DeWine finds a fair balance

Akron Beacon Journal: DeWine finds a fair balance

John Kasich didn’t warm many hearts at the Statehouse recently. The former governor addressed the proposals of his successor, Mike DeWine, for e...

August 18th, 2019 |  


Ken Blackwell: Lower Health Care Costs Act is long overdue

Ken Blackwell: Lower Health Care Costs Act is long overdue

There is no doubt that healthcare prices are out of control. As Warren Buffett recently opined, the rising cost of healthcare is “a hungry tapew...

August 18th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: K through 12, all in one home

David Trinko: K through 12, all in one home

As classes begin for this school year, we’re in a unique position at our home.Our oldest daughter enters her senior year. She’s been throu...

August 18th, 2019 updated: August 18th, 2019. |  


Doyle McManus: Comparing cost of medicine in U.S to cost in Canada

Doyle McManus: Comparing cost of medicine in U.S to cost in Canada

I walked into a small-town pharmacy in rural Canada in search of lifesaving medicine: insulin.I don’t have diabetes. But an estimated 30 million...

August 17th, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


8:54 pm
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Can employers help relieve stress of opioid epidemic?
Legal-Ease: Is it worth fighting over?

Legal-Ease: Is it worth fighting over?

There are and always will be aspects of life about which people see and think differently and disagree.Sometimes, disagreements stem from an action or...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Aug. 16, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First National3.50/3.00%Par...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Land transfers, Aug. 1-14

Land transfers, Aug. 1-14

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the two weeks running Aug. 1 through 14. Figures reflect the...

August 17th, 2019 updated: August 17th, 2019. |  


Glo Golf opens in Lima Mall

Glo Golf opens in Lima Mall

LIMA — The Lima Mall has a new option for families looking for indoor entertainment: Glo Golf.The glow-in-the-dark indoor miniature golf course,...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Wapakoneta Area Economic Development Council’s Myers to retire in 2020

Wapakoneta Area Economic Development Council’s Myers to retire in 2020

WAPAKONETA — The Wapakoneta Area Economic Development Council is seeking a new executive director as the agency’s current director, Greg M...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Lima Memorial plans $30M expansion

Lima Memorial plans $30M expansion

LIMA — Lima Memorial Health System on Thursday unveiled plans for a $30 million expansion as demand for outpatient services grows.Plans call for...

August 16th, 2019 updated: August 16th, 2019. |  


STATE NEWS


‘Miracle house’ in Ohio draws pilgrims amid sainthood push

‘Miracle house’ in Ohio draws pilgrims amid sainthood push

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Late in the summer of 1939, crowds of strangers started showing up at Rhoda Wise’s house next to a city dump in Ohio a...

August 18th, 2019 |  


Proposed changes would reduce water monitoring samples taken

Proposed changes would reduce water monitoring samples taken

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Proposed changes to Ohio’s water quality monitoring program would reduce the number of water samples taken from the ...

August 18th, 2019 |  


16-year-old Logan County boy suspected of stabbing mother turns himself in

16-year-old Logan County boy suspected of stabbing mother turns himself in

After confessing to stabbing his mother while she was in her bed, a Logan County teen is facing a murder charge.Police say Brycen Caudill, 16, called ...

August 18th, 2019 |  


Facebook suspending medical marijuana forums for promoting drug use

Facebook suspending medical marijuana forums for promoting drug use

Ohioans’ right to use medical marijuana with a doctor’s recommendation came face-to-face with Facebook’s community standards this we...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Gov. Mike DeWine: Use of fentanyl in executions ‘not an option’

Gov. Mike DeWine: Use of fentanyl in executions ‘not an option’

A lawmaker’s proposal aside, Gov. Mike DeWine says the deadly synthetic opioid fentanyl is “not an option” as state officials search...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Records: Hazing at football camp included sexual assault

Records: Hazing at football camp included sexual assault

CLEVELAND (AP) — Eleven Cleveland-area high school football players were victims of hazing at a camp in June, including four who were sexually a...

August 16th, 2019 |