NEWS


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Commissioners discuss potential use of ARPA
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WOCAP presented Compass Award
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Police calls
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Bluffton finance committee to meet
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Plea deal offered to Lima man charged with rape
Lima Star-Spangled Spectacular brings family fun, music and more

Lima Star-Spangled Spectacular brings family fun, music and more

LIMA — The Fourth of July is a time for families to get together not only to celebrate the birth of our nation, but to celebrate families with c...

July 5th, 2022 updated: July 5th, 2022. |  


Fire destroys vehicle in Lima

Fire destroys vehicle in Lima

LIMA — A fire destroyed a minivan Monday in Lima, the cause of which has yet to be determined.According to the Lima Fire Department, at 3:52 p.m...

July 5th, 2022 updated: July 5th, 2022. |  


Downtown Lima protest over abortion resumes

Downtown Lima protest over abortion resumes

A Lima Police officer rides on bicycle patrol Monday afternoon as demonstrators held signs and walked in Lima’s Town Square during another prote...

July 5th, 2022 updated: July 5th, 2022. |  


Lima Police fills command vacancies

Lima Police fills command vacancies

LIMA — Upper-level management positions within the Lima Police Department have been filled through a series of recent appointments and promotion...

July 5th, 2022 updated: July 5th, 2022. |  


Friends of St. Marys Theater tout renovation progress

Friends of St. Marys Theater tout renovation progress

ST. MARYS — The iconic “crown jewel of downtown St. Marys” has been receiving some much-needed renovations ahead of the city’s...

July 5th, 2022 updated: July 5th, 2022. |  


Auglaize Co. beef operations to combine

WAPAKONETA — The Ohio Department of Agriculture is seeking public comment on a potential combination of two beef cattle sites into one facility ...

July 5th, 2022 updated: July 5th, 2022. |  


SPORTS


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Star Spangled Spectacular 5K
Djokovic wins; another upset in women’s singles at Wimbledon

Djokovic wins; another upset in women’s singles at Wimbledon

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic put his game into another gear to beat both an unexpectedly tough opponent and a pending curfew at the ...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


McKenzie limits Yankees to one hit in 7 innings, Guardians win 2-0

McKenzie limits Yankees to one hit in 7 innings, Guardians win 2-0

CLEVELAND (AP) — Triston McKenzie shut down New York’s big-bashing lineup over seven superb innings in a combined one-hitter and closer Em...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


A view from LA: USC had outgrown the Pac-12

A view from LA: USC had outgrown the Pac-12

LOS ANGELES — Every football Saturday could feel like a Rose Bowl.USC visits Michigan one week, Ohio State comes to UCLA the next week, are you ...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


Reds break GABP losing streak with late-innings surge.

Reds break GABP losing streak with late-innings surge.

CINCINNATI (AP) — Albert Almora Jr. slapped a bases-loaded single past a drawn-in infield in the ninth to give the Cincinnati Reds a 4-3 win ove...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


It was family day for Mid-Ohio winner McLaughlin

It was family day for Mid-Ohio winner McLaughlin

LEXINGTON (AP) — Scott McLaughlin on Sunday picked up his second career IndyCar victory, which may go down as one of the most special wins of hi...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


Dunham, Long, Sherman win at Limaland

Dunham, Long, Sherman win at Limaland

LIMA — Limaland Motorsports Park kicked off the Independence Day weekend with the annual running of Firecracker Friday.Leipsic’s Chase Dun...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


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LIFESTYLE


12:09 pm |    
Births
Real Life Mama: The right to your opinion

Real Life Mama: The right to your opinion

So, here we are, Independence Day. After a super controversial week with a Supreme Court decision (Google it if you don’t know), we have still c...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Lake Michigan car ferries make fun Midwest getaways

Lake Michigan car ferries make fun Midwest getaways

A spin around Lake Michigan easily exceeds 1,000 miles and 18 hours of road time when following shoreline instead of interstate. That’s no vacat...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Living with Children: Back off on daughter’s eyeliner use

Living with Children: Back off on daughter’s eyeliner use

Q: Our 14-year-old daughter is a rising high school sophomore. We let her wear eyeliner this past year, but she is wearing entirely too much. She is w...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Krispy Kreme debuts soft serve ice cream

Krispy Kreme debuts soft serve ice cream

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The iconic doughnut maker Krispy Kreme known for its “Hot Now” pastries is debuting a cool treat on the first day ...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


David Trinko: Wapakoneta family sees power of community after Amtrak tragedy

David Trinko: Wapakoneta family sees power of community after Amtrak tragedy

WAPAKONETA — The Steinke family, of Wapakoneta, headed out West for a memorable railroad trip across the great expanse.Being aboard the Amtrak t...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Get the most out your skincare routine as you age

Get the most out your skincare routine as you age

Getting better with age can also apply to your skin — depending on what you have in your skincare routine. According to experts, these three top...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


OPINION


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Today’s editorial cartoons
Letter: Immigrants could help labor shortage

Letter: Immigrants could help labor shortage

I think we as Americans should state the obvious. We do have a crisis at the Southern border. We do not have enough people coming up here for a better...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Letter: Best option is sending immigrants back home

Letter: Best option is sending immigrants back home

In response to the cartoon which The Lima News published that indicated that the replacement theory was started by white supremacists, please consider...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Letter: Good things, bad things with alternative energy

Letter: Good things, bad things with alternative energy

I see that Mr. Wildermuth agrees with me that production of ethanol from corn is a wasteful use of our farmlands. Good thing. It requires more energy ...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Letter: Keep it down for everyone’s sake

Letter: Keep it down for everyone’s sake

Baby, it’s loud outside.Please consider that fireworks are terrifying to many, if not most, pets in your neighborhood.Please also consider that ...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Letter: Worldwise crises put problems in perspective

Letter: Worldwise crises put problems in perspective

In Ukraine, countless thousands have been killed, and millions have fled their homeland due to a war started by a maniacal madman. In Afghanistan, a r...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


David Trinko: Wapakoneta family sees power of community after Amtrak tragedy

David Trinko: Wapakoneta family sees power of community after Amtrak tragedy

WAPAKONETA — The Steinke family, of Wapakoneta, headed out West for a memorable railroad trip across the great expanse.Being aboard the Amtrak t...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


BUSINESS


Companies say they’ll help employees access abortion. Are they serious about it?

Companies say they’ll help employees access abortion. Are they serious about it?

After the Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade, a wide swath of corporate America came out with a message for its workforce: We will pay to help you ...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Aspen a spacious and durable log house plan

Aspen a spacious and durable log house plan

EUGENE, ORE. – Rustic logs frame the Aspen, a spacious vacation retreat designed to maximize appreciation of the outdoors. Windows, stacked two ...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Reghan Winkler: Reducing robocalls

Reghan Winkler: Reducing robocalls

OK, raise your hand if you think you’ve received a scam phone call or text this past week. If you raised your hand, you’re probably right....

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Land transfers, June 23-29

Land transfers, June 23-29

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running June 23 through 29. This week’s listi...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


Campos graduates from police officer academy

Campos graduates from police officer academy

PIQUA — Edison State Community College’s Peace Officer Academy honored 13 students with a graduation ceremony on June 21, 2022, following ...

June 30th, 2022 |  


Mentors needed for Lima Senior program

Mentors needed for Lima Senior program

LIMA — In August, a mentoring program will be established at Lima Senior High School. Starting with sophomores in career tech, the program hopes...

June 29th, 2022 |  


STATE NEWS


What are Ohioans’ options under new abortion restrictions?

What are Ohioans’ options under new abortion restrictions?

With Ohio’s handful of abortion clinics severely restricted and potentially threatened with closure, options for people seeking to end their pre...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


Rent shock: Residents reeling from double-digit hikes in Dayton region

Rent shock: Residents reeling from double-digit hikes in Dayton region

DAYTON — Alan Limke knew that rent for his Dayton apartment would be going up in September, but instead of just the 3% boost specified in his le...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


Akron police release body cam footage of fatal police shooting of Jayland Walker

Akron police release body cam footage of fatal police shooting of Jayland Walker

AKRON - Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan and the Akron police today are holding a news conference Firestone Park Community center in Akron, not far from the p...

July 3rd, 2022 |  


DeWine announces over $42.1 Million in demolition funding for Ohio communities

DeWine announces over $42.1 Million in demolition funding for Ohio communities

COLUMBUS — Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted awarded over $42.1 million in grant funding to help communities in nearly every Ohio...

July 3rd, 2022 updated: July 3rd, 2022. |  


Prosecutor: Man sentenced on gun charge in officer shooting

Prosecutor: Man sentenced on gun charge in officer shooting

CINCINNATI — Federal prosecutors say a hunter has been sentenced to just under a decade in prison for illegal possession of a weapon used to sho...

July 2nd, 2022 |  


What does ‘Heartbeat Bill’ mean for pregnant rape victims, cancer patients?

What does ‘Heartbeat Bill’ mean for pregnant rape victims, cancer patients?

A week after Ohio’s “Heartbeat Bill” banning most abortions in the state after about six weeks suddenly became law following the fal...

July 2nd, 2022 |