August housing construction up 9.2 pct., but permits slide

August housing construction up 9.2 pct., but permits slide

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction rebounded in August at the fastest pace in seven months but applications for new building permits plung...

September 19th, 2018 |  


Mercy Health treatment program aids with coping

Mercy Health treatment program aids with coping

LIMA — For the past seven years the Patient Treatment Intervention Team at Mercy Health-St.Rita’s Medical Center has helped patients like ...

September 18th, 2018 |  


Funding officially secured for JSMC upgrades

Funding officially secured for JSMC upgrades

LIMA — Funding for upgrades of Abram Tanks and Stryker Vehicles at the Joint Systems Manufacturing Center was officially secured Tuesday, accord...

September 18th, 2018 |  



Stocks end higher as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs

Stocks end higher as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs

NEW YORK (AP) — Once again, Wall Street’s jitters over the escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China proved to be short-lived.U....

September 18th, 2018 |  


US appeals court rules for bartenders, waiters in tip fight

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Restaurants must pay waiters and bartenders minimum wage when they are engaged in tasks such as cleaning toilets that are u...

September 18th, 2018 |  


FlexArm breaks ground in Wapakoneta

FlexArm breaks ground in Wapakoneta

WAPAKONETA — On Monday, tapping and assembly arms manufacturer FlexArm Inc. officially broke ground for its new corporate office on 705 Commerce...

September 18th, 2018 updated: September 18th, 2018. |  


Hurricane Florence delivers minimum impact on regional gas prices

Hurricane Florence delivers minimum impact on regional gas prices

LIMA — Despite the damage caused by Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas, there was a minimum impact on oil delivery and refinery operations, acc...

September 17th, 2018 |  


Tech firms lead slide as trade worries weigh on US stocks

Tech firms lead slide as trade worries weigh on US stocks

NEW YORK (AP) — A slide in technology companies helped pull U.S. stocks lower Monday, snapping a five-day winning streak for the market.The sell...

September 17th, 2018 |  


OhioMeansJobs job coaches hope to retain Lima-area youth

OhioMeansJobs job coaches hope to retain Lima-area youth

DELPHOS — A new OhioMeansJobs-Allen County job coach initiative is helping students such as Delphos Jefferson senior Gabrielle Fowler further he...

September 15th, 2018 |  


In ‘golden age’ of branded credit cards, shoppers cash in

In ‘golden age’ of branded credit cards, shoppers cash in

Credit cards that are affiliated with brands — such as American Airlines, Uber, L.L. Bean and Ikea — are suddenly amping up rewards for ev...

September 15th, 2018 |