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Voting during a pandemic
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Ohio in 2020: Red or blue?
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250-acre development in works near Cridersville
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David Trinko: Meaningful conversations, one car trip at a time

David Trinko: Meaningful conversations, one car trip at a time

It’s only five or six minutes in the car at a time, but I didn’t realize how much I’d missed it.To my children, it’s probably ...

September 19th, 2020 updated: September 19th, 2020. |  


Ottawa veteran on walking journey through Ohio

Ottawa veteran on walking journey through Ohio

TROY — Conrad Allen is on a mission. On Thursday, his mission brought him through Miami County, with stops in Troy and Tipp City.Allen, a reside...

September 19th, 2020 updated: September 19th, 2020. |  


No school Friday, Sept. 25 for LCS

No school Friday, Sept. 25 for LCS

LIMA — Lima City Schools will not be in session Friday, Sept. 25 so staff can receive professional training.Classes will resume Monday, Sept. 28...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Fire damages home in Lima

Fire damages home in Lima

LIMA —The Lima Fire Department is sifting through the ashes of a home at 113 N. Woodlawn.According to firefighters, they got the call around 4 a...

September 19th, 2020 |  


UF students placed through student-teacher program

UF students placed through student-teacher program

FINDLAY — Students at the University of Findlay have been placed in student teaching positions for the fall 2020 semester.Local students include...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Enrollment up at Bluffton University

Enrollment up at Bluffton University

BLUFFTON — Bluffton University’s undergraduate enrollment numbers are on the rise for the 2020-21 academic year, according to a news relea...

September 19th, 2020 |  


SPORTS


Roundup: Lincolnview defeats Shawnee in volleyball

Roundup: Lincolnview defeats Shawnee in volleyball

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Lincolnview earned 18-25, 25-20, 25-14, 25-16 volleyball victory Saturday against Shawnee.Kendall Bollenbacher had 18 kills, ...

September 19th, 2020 |  


White Sox overpower Reds 5-0

White Sox overpower Reds 5-0

CINCINNATI — Tim Anderson hit two of Chicago’s five solo homers, and the White Sox — already guaranteed a playoff spot — took ...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Ottoville collects 1-0 boys soccer win against Celina

Ottoville collects 1-0 boys soccer win against Celina

OTTOVILLE — Even though Ottoville came into the game against a one-loss Celina team undefeated, the Big Green still knew the contest against the...

September 19th, 2020 updated: September 19th, 2020. |  


College football: Ohio State opens against Nebraska

College football: Ohio State opens against Nebraska

Ohio State’s football season is scheduled to start Oct. 24 with a game against Nebraska at Ohio Stadium and the Michigan game has returned to it...

September 19th, 2020 updated: September 19th, 2020. |  


Ohio high school football scores for Friday, Sept. 18

Ohio high school football scores for Friday, Sept. 18

FootballAkr. Coventry 21, Norton 14Albany Alexander 30, Bidwell River Valley 0Alliance Marlington 45, Salem 35Amanda-Clearcreek 38, Circleville 18Ando...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Indians hold on in 9th for 1-0 victory against Tigers

Indians hold on in 9th for 1-0 victory against Tigers

DETROIT — Zach Plesac pitched impressively into the eighth inning, and Brad Hand worked out of a jam in the ninth to send the Cleveland Indians ...

September 19th, 2020 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Judy and Ted Schroeder

Judy and Ted Schroeder

COLUMBUS GROVE — Mr. and Mrs. Ted Schroeder are celebrating 50 years of marriage. A family trip to Hawaii is planned for a later date.Schroeder ...

September 19th, 2020 |  


100th birthday: Frederic Andrews

100th birthday: Frederic Andrews

BEAVERDAM — Frederic P. Andrews is celebrating his 100th birthday with a drive-by party at noon Sept. 26 at Thirsty’s, Beaverdam.He was bo...

September 19th, 2020 |  


90th birthday: Melvin Dawson

90th birthday: Melvin Dawson

BLUFFTON — Melvin Dawson is celebrating his 90th birthday. An open house is planned for 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 20 at his daughter’s house, 693 ...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Ruthann and Dennis Shaw

Ruthann and Dennis Shaw

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Shaw are celebrating 60 years of marriage. A trip to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, is planned for a later date.Shaw and the ...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterSept. 17 — Jessica and Cory Bertling, Delphos, girl; Danielle and Casey Harkleoroad, St. Marys, boy;...

September 18th, 2020 |  


Van Morrison targets virus restrictions in 3 new songs

Van Morrison targets virus restrictions in 3 new songs

LONDON — Van Morrison has never been one to hold back over the years. Why start now?The 75-year-old singer-songwriter is certainly not holding b...

September 18th, 2020 |  


OPINION


Letter: Lest We Forget

Letter: Lest We Forget

In times of old, of knights, kings and queens, the bended knee was taken as recognition of a superior power and it was portrayed as a sign of subservi...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Letter: Rage! Truth or Consequences

Letter: Rage! Truth or Consequences

Well, now we know. The President knew very well the problems that could come with the Covid-19, but he did not share that with Congress or U.S. citize...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Dr. Robert W. Chase: A policy that meets China head on.

Dr. Robert W. Chase: A policy that meets China head on.

I don’t know who sold Washington politicians and policymakers on the idea that the best way to bring back jobs from China is for the United Stat...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Letter: What’s wrong with this picture?

Letter: What’s wrong with this picture?

I am a veteran who saw friends and relatives die or end up as invalids in wheelchairs for the remainder of their lives.I watch in disgust as or colleg...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Letter: No more low incoming housing!

Letter: No more low incoming housing!

I write this letter to voice my concern regarding the planned development of the low incoming housing on South Cable Road.The thought behind this is a...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Letter: Elida Road needs reduced speed limit

Letter: Elida Road needs reduced speed limit

Like thousands of folks every day, I am a frequent traveler on Elida Road.There has been much talk lately of this being an area of high enforcement to...

September 19th, 2020 |  


BUSINESS


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Construction in overdrive
This Hollywood coworking space is ‘what architecture might look like post-COVID’

This Hollywood coworking space is ‘what architecture might look like post-COVID’

LOS ANGELES — Remember coworking? When independent workers and start-up entrepreneurs would pile into communal offices, sharing overhead and nec...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Zhou joins ENT & Allergy in Findlay

Zhou joins ENT & Allergy in Findlay

FINDLAY — ENT & Allergy Specialists of Northwest Ohio has welcomed Dr. Tom Zhou as an otolaryngologist at its Main Cross Street practice in ...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Home flippers aren’t taking a holiday for pandemic

Home flippers aren’t taking a holiday for pandemic

Home flippers aren’t taking time off for the pandemic.The number of house flips — and sale profits — is up from a year ago nationwid...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Prepaying your mortgage

Prepaying your mortgage

When you prepay your mortgage, it means that you make extra payments on your principal loan balance. Paying additional principal on your mortgage can ...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Pohlman serves on Farm Bureau policy committee

Pohlman serves on Farm Bureau policy committee

VENEDOCIA — Craig Pohlman is serving on the Ohio Farm Bureau’s federal policy development committee in 2020.The 10-member committee collec...

September 19th, 2020 |  


Wendel retires as organist at First UMC

Wendel retires as organist at First UMC

VAN WERT — Gloria Wendel has retired as organist from First United Methodist Church in Van Wert, where she has played since 1960.Wendel served a...

September 19th, 2020 |  


STATE NEWS


Akron moves forward with ‘Rubber City Heritage Trail’ on abandoned elevated railway

Akron moves forward with ‘Rubber City Heritage Trail’ on abandoned elevated railway

AKRON, Ohio — Akron and the Ohio and Erie Canalway Coalition are moving forward with plans to design the six-mile “Rubber City Heritage Tr...

September 18th, 2020 updated: September 18th, 2020. |  


ACLU report says reducing cash bail could save Ohio millions

ACLU report says reducing cash bail could save Ohio millions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio could save up to $264 million a year by reducing the use of cash jail to house defendants before their case is resolv...

September 17th, 2020 |  


Multi-state settlement relieves debt for ITT Tech students

Multi-state settlement relieves debt for ITT Tech students

A multi-state settlement will provide $20.6 million in debt relief to former Ohio students of the defunct ITT Technical Institute, Ohio Attorney Gener...

September 15th, 2020 |  


DeWine signs bill that protects against COVID-19 liability

DeWine signs bill that protects against COVID-19 liability

COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed into a law a bill passed earlier this month that protects businesses, schools and health care providers ...

September 15th, 2020 |  


House adopts bill by Rep. Marcia Fudge to fight school segregation

House adopts bill by Rep. Marcia Fudge to fight school segregation

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday adopted legislation by U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge that would establish a federal grant pro...

September 15th, 2020 |  


Ohio governor remains confident health director can be hired

Ohio governor remains confident health director can be hired

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio will be able to hire a health director despite concerns about criticism a candidate might face, Gov. Mike DeWine said...

September 15th, 2020 |