Facing Trump’s tariffs, some companies move, change or wait

Facing Trump’s tariffs, some companies move, change or wait

WASHINGTON — Some are moving factories out of China. Others are strategically redesigning products. Some are seeking loopholes in trade law or e...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Build your credit smarts

Build your credit smarts

Well done, America. Credit scores across the nation are going up. On the other hand, knowledge of how credit works is declining.Consumers’ grasp...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Summer job unlikely to affect financial aid

Summer job unlikely to affect financial aid

Roughly one-third of teenagers have summer jobs, according to the Pew Research Center. Some of these jobs may make you very familiar with the letters ...

July 20th, 2019 |  



Land transfers, July 11-17

Land transfers, July 11-17

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running July 11 through 17. Figures reflect the sel...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Cheryl Parson: Be cautious when using public Wi-Fi

Cheryl Parson: Be cautious when using public Wi-Fi

Last month I wrote a column about work-at-home scams and how the increase in affordable technology communications allowed workers to not be chained do...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, July 19, 2019:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal3.75/3.25%Firs...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: What is a real estate closing?

Legal-Ease: What is a real estate closing?

A real estate closing is usually a literal meeting when ownership of buildings, land and some businesses is changed from the seller to the buyer. Othe...

July 20th, 2019 |  


Big R unveils new name

Big R unveils new name

LIMA — Midwest farm and home retailer Big R Stores is changing its name to Stock+Field.The company announced the name change on Friday, stating ...

July 19th, 2019 |  


Last day for Kelly’s Boutique in Lima

Last day for Kelly’s Boutique in Lima

LIMA — Locally owned clothing and jewelry retailer Kelly’s Boutique is closing its downtown Lima store Saturday as owners Tim and Kelly Sp...

July 19th, 2019 |  


Krendl Machine plans $1.6 million expansion

Krendl Machine plans $1.6 million expansion

DELPHOS — Krendl Machine Company is getting ready to break ground on a 25,000 square-foot addition to its manufacturing facility in Delphos.The ...

July 19th, 2019 updated: July 19th, 2019. |