Reminisce: Canal’s path ended dreams for Allen County towns

Reminisce: Canal’s path ended dreams for Allen County towns

In the summer of 1845, the Miami Extension Canal, the middle and last section of what would become the Miami and Erie Canal, was filled with water, an...

April 20th, 2021 updated: April 20th, 2021. |  


Lima Public Library Book Reviews

Lima Public Library Book Reviews

FictionTrial and Errorby Robert WhitlowBuddy Smith built his law practice around tracking down missing children. After all, he knows the agony of bein...

April 18th, 2021 |  


This wood sat in storage for 100 years

This wood sat in storage for 100 years

WASHINGTON — Only a few people on Earth know where to find a stash of century-old rare mahogany that can be used to repair priceless furnishings...

April 17th, 2021 |  



Real Life Mama: Mama’s open-door policy

Real Life Mama: Mama’s open-door policy

The other day, as at least ten kids lingered in my driveway, garage and front lawn, my neighbor jokingly asked me if I had started a daycare. Laughing...

April 17th, 2021 |  


David Trinko: A statement about not answering questions

David Trinko: A statement about not answering questions

There’s a disturbing trend popping up locally.Whenever people have to answer difficult questions of reporters, they don’t. They’ll s...

April 17th, 2021 |  


Study: 2.5 billion T. rex roamed Earth

Study: 2.5 billion T. rex roamed Earth

One Tyrannosaurus rex seems scary enough. Now picture 2.5 billion of them. That’s how many of the fierce dinosaur kings probably roamed Earth ov...

April 17th, 2021 |  


The disabled hope to impact Oscars

The disabled hope to impact Oscars

LOS ANGELES — Right down to its production design, the Oscars have not always felt like the most welcoming place for the disabled.“I’...

April 17th, 2021 |  


Fighting back with hugs

Fighting back with hugs

LOS ANGELES – Ruth Alcantara stepped closer to her grandmother. Then closer, and closer still.She crossed into the six-foot buffer zone that had...

April 17th, 2021 |  


Ralph Lauren unveils Team USA Olympic uniforms

Ralph Lauren unveils Team USA Olympic uniforms

NEW YORK — With a crisp white graphic look and roomy pockets, the uniforms to be worn by Team USA at the closing ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics ...

April 17th, 2021 |  


A book celebrating Black American farming history

A book celebrating Black American farming history

“We Are Each Other’s Harvest: Celebrating African American Farmers Land and Legacy,” by Natalie Baszile (Amistad)Farming would seem ...

April 17th, 2021 |