2020 race brings free college back to the national stage

2020 race brings free college back to the national stage

After receding from the national stage, the free college movement is resurfacing as a central rallying point for Democrats as they set their sights on...

June 16th, 2019 |  


Event notes Armstrong’s German heritage, musical acumen

Event notes Armstrong’s German heritage, musical acumen

NEW KNOXVILLE — Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon nearly 50 years ago, was a native of Wapakoneta. As we get closer to that mile...

June 16th, 2019 |  


Two rescued from St. Marys River

Two rescued from St. Marys River

ST. MARYS — The rain-swollen St. Marys River was just too much for three people who needed rescued early Sunday morning.According to the St. Mar...

June 16th, 2019 |  



Jim Krumel: Watching baseball with grandpa

Jim Krumel: Watching baseball with grandpa

Kevin Huber, of Elida Road Tire Service, is a car guy.When a customer walks through the door, he may remember their vehicle before he does their name....

June 16th, 2019 |  


Youth profile: Wapakoneta’s Mckenzie ready to serve country

Youth profile: Wapakoneta’s Mckenzie ready to serve country

WAPAKONETA — Jesse Mckenzie, 17, an incoming senior at Wapakoneta High School, is looking forward to his final year.“I play tennis. I̵...

June 16th, 2019 |  


Get This: Snake stows away in bag for trip to Hawaii from Florida

Get This: Snake stows away in bag for trip to Hawaii from Florida

HONOLULU (AP) — A snake stowed away in a man’s bag and remained undetected until it completed the trip from Florida to Hawaii, officials s...

June 16th, 2019 |  


Analyst: U.S. car sales face 30% drop by 2022

Analyst: U.S. car sales face 30% drop by 2022

DETROIT — The U.S. auto industry is heading toward a nearly 30% decrease in sales by 2022, a Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyst predicts.Soft...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Jim Krumel:

Jim Krumel:

Tidbits from around the state:When it comes to marketing, few do it better than minor league baseball teams.Within hours of last Monday’s 4-plus...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Movies with Lima-area connections debut at Encore Theatre

Movies with Lima-area connections debut at Encore Theatre

LIMA — A small but supportive crowd was on hand to witness a film premiere event Saturday at Encore Theatre.The event showcased video projects b...

June 15th, 2019 |  


Traffic issues cause West Ohio Food Bank to pause food distributions

Traffic issues cause West Ohio Food Bank to pause food distributions

LIMA — A weekly food distribution at the West Ohio Food Bank has been marred by problems.Tommie Harner, chief operations officer with the food b...

June 15th, 2019 |