NEWS


Brewing nostalgia: Apollo 11 anniversary inspires ‘moon’ beers

Brewing nostalgia: Apollo 11 anniversary inspires ‘moon’ beers

WAPAKONETA — Budweiser is calling it “beer’s next frontier.” Moeller Brew Barn is calling it “First on the Moon.”T...

May 25th, 2019 |  


Honoring and healing from the past

Honoring and healing from the past

LIMA — Lima VFW Post 1275 Commander Butch Brewer joined the post primarily to join the honor guard to memorialize his fallen comrades, but what ...

May 25th, 2019 |  


Land transfers, May 16-22

Land transfers, May 16-22

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

May 25th, 2019 |  


Cheryl Parson: Summer vacation travel scams

Cheryl Parson: Summer vacation travel scams

Memorial Day weekend is often considered the kick-off of the summer vacation travel and retail “holiday” season. Our office of the BBB, li...

May 25th, 2019 |  


Business over Beverages event scheduled

Business over Beverages event scheduled

LIMA — There will be a Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce coffee and networking event, Business over Beverages, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Thursday,...

May 25th, 2019 |  


Business over Beverages event scheduled

Business over Beverages event scheduled

LIMA — There will be a Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce coffee and networking event, Business over Beverages, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Thursday,...

May 25th, 2019 |  


SPORTS


High school softball: Crestview unable to ignite offense against Antwerp

High school softball: Crestview unable to ignite offense against Antwerp

FINDLAY — Antwerp pitcher Carrie Hanes played a seven-inning game of pitch and catch.The junior standout pitcher pounded it across the plate and...

May 25th, 2019 |  


Roundup: Spencerville’s Burden, Kalida’s Verhoff each win twice at track and field regional

Roundup: Spencerville’s Burden, Kalida’s Verhoff each win twice at track and field regional

TROY — Spencerville Nelaya Burden and Kalida’s Josh Verhoff each won two individual events Friday night at the Division III track and fiel...

May 25th, 2019 updated: May 25th, 2019. |  


Birders’ seriousness impressive

Birders’ seriousness impressive

The more I’ve become involved with birding, the more I enjoy it. But I’m also impressed by the seriousness of birders.While standing near ...

May 24th, 2019 |  


High school baseball: Ottawa-Glandorf’s postseason run ends

High school baseball: Ottawa-Glandorf’s postseason run ends

ELIDA – Ottawa-Glandorf’s young baseball team entered the tournament part of its schedule as a No. 9 seed and left it with two wins over h...

May 23rd, 2019 updated: May 24th, 2019. |  


High school baseball: Ebling hit puts Shawnee in district finals

High school baseball: Ebling hit puts Shawnee in district finals

KENTON — Shawnee’s Kale Ebling didn’t try to do too much.But the Indians senior was able to do more than enough to win it.EblingR...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Indian unable to end slump, drop 7-2 contest against Rays

Indian unable to end slump, drop 7-2 contest against Rays

CLEVELAND — Ryan Yarbrough handled Cleveland’s lineup into eighth inning in his first start this season and Kevin Kiermaier legged out a t...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


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LIFESTYLE


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterMay 21 — Hayley Freytag and Daniel Cheney, boy.May 22 — Jaycee Sampson and Donavan Earl, Ada, ...

May 24th, 2019 |  


Adam Levine is not returning to ‘The Voice’ after 16 seasons

Adam Levine is not returning to ‘The Voice’ after 16 seasons

It turns out Adam Levine’s last appearance on “The Voice” was his swansong.The pop star, 40, will not return to the NBC singing comp...

May 24th, 2019 |  


Get This: Ready, aim, oops! Historic tank turns lemon-lime yellow

Get This: Ready, aim, oops! Historic tank turns lemon-lime yellow

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — A Korean War era tank owned by the West Virginia National Guard has turned bright lemon-lime yellow. The reason was a my...

May 24th, 2019 |  


Rally in the Square kicks off with new features

Rally in the Square kicks off with new features

LIMA — The 28th season of ArtSpace/Lima’s Rally on the Square will kick off today with the addition of some new artistic touches.Executive...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Region to celebrate Memorial Day in variety of ways

Region to celebrate Memorial Day in variety of ways

LIMA — There will be Memorial Day festivities and services throughout the area this weekend, both to celebrate and remember those who have serve...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterMay 22 — Tea and Cory Cortez, Lima, girl. .neFileBlock { margin-bottom: 20px; } .neFileBlock p { m...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


OPINION


Legal-Ease: Grass clippings on roadways

Legal-Ease: Grass clippings on roadways

Property owners often blow their grass clippings onto adjacent streets and roads. A problem may arise if or when those grass clippings on the road cau...

May 25th, 2019 |  


Michael Reagan: The Invasion of America is Not Fake

Michael Reagan: The Invasion of America is Not Fake

The Democrats running the House of Representatives have gone insane — and they prove it every day.Despite the conclusions of the Mueller Report,...

May 24th, 2019 |  


Opinion: Pardoning War Criminals Is a Monstrous Way to Honor Memorial Day

Opinion: Pardoning War Criminals Is a Monstrous Way to Honor Memorial Day

How are you spending Memorial Day? Ordinary people may attend parades, host cookouts, or take the long weekend to visit loved ones.Donald Trump, on th...

May 24th, 2019 |  


Ken Pollitz: Being moved by motion pictures

Ken Pollitz: Being moved by motion pictures

While visiting my nearly 96-year-old mother in Chicago a couple weeks ago, we chose a Monday afternoon to hit the local movie theater together. These ...

May 24th, 2019 |  


Wanted: A grad who can talk

Wanted: A grad who can talk

Communication is something to talk about as graduates ponder their future pursuits.Memorial Day marks the peak of graduation season and students are u...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Letter: Men still decide women’s rights

Letter: Men still decide women’s rights

This is the 21st Century and Men in Government are still deciding about Women’s Rights.No longer burn witches at the stake, after how many centu...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


BUSINESS


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Land transfers, May 16-22
Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, May 24, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank4.00/3.625...

May 25th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: Grass clippings on roadways

Legal-Ease: Grass clippings on roadways

Property owners often blow their grass clippings onto adjacent streets and roads. A problem may arise if or when those grass clippings on the road cau...

May 25th, 2019 |  


ONU College of Law names new dean

ONU College of Law names new dean

ADA — Charles H. Rose III has been selected as Ohio Norther University’s next dean of the Pettit College of Law, starting July 1. Rose is ...

May 24th, 2019 |  


Farmers delay planting in midst of storms

Farmers delay planting in midst of storms

LIMA — “It’s a dead standstill.”Jim Hefner, like many region farmers, has yet to plant any of his corn and soybean crop this s...

May 23rd, 2019 updated: May 23rd, 2019. |  


Van Wert’s Dougal selected as publisher of The Lima News

Van Wert’s Dougal selected as publisher of The Lima News

LIMA — A Van Wert native and resident will lead the operations of The Lima News starting June 10.AIM Media Midwest announced Wednesday morning t...

May 23rd, 2019 updated: May 23rd, 2019. |  


Fat Cat Diner to reopen as ‘Teasers’

Fat Cat Diner to reopen as ‘Teasers’

LIMA — Fat Cat Diner will reopen this summer as Teasers Diner, a 24-hour American-style restaurant that its new owners hope will compete with Wa...

May 21st, 2019 |  


STATE NEWS


Superior lab works on ending invasive species in Great Lakes

Superior lab works on ending invasive species in Great Lakes

SUPERIOR, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin-Superior is running the only Great Lakes land-based facility that tests the success of technol...

May 25th, 2019 |  


State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon

State abortion bans may hand Democrats a political weapon

WASHINGTON (AP) — A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year̵...

May 25th, 2019 |  


Plan to rescue Ohio’s nuclear plants won’t aid wind, solar

Plan to rescue Ohio’s nuclear plants won’t aid wind, solar

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Adding a new charge on every electricity bill in Ohio would provide a financial rescue to the state’s two struggling n...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Backers of more info on Ohio State doctor abuse win a round

Backers of more info on Ohio State doctor abuse win a round

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University and the state board that regulates physicians are trying a new strategy in hopes of being able to ma...

May 23rd, 2019 |  


Mandatory overtime for nurses at center of hospital strike

Mandatory overtime for nurses at center of hospital strike

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A hospital strike now in its third week is putting a spotlight on staffing shortages at the same time Ohio lawmakers are deb...

May 22nd, 2019 |  


Some Ohio legislators yell ‘cut’ to Hollywood tax deals

Some Ohio legislators yell ‘cut’ to Hollywood tax deals

CINCINNATI (AP) — Lights, camera, cut?Some of Hollywood’s biggest hit movies and equally big bombs have something in common: They were sho...

May 22nd, 2019 |