Land transfers

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Feb. 25 to March 2. Figures reflect the sel...

March 5th, 2016 |  


Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, March 4, 2016:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank3.625 / 2...

March 5th, 2016 |  


Legal-Ease: Capital gains tax and trading properties

Legal-Ease: Capital gains tax and trading properties

We pay income taxes on the money we earn.Sometimes, we also make money by owning something that becomes more valuable before we sell it. When we sell ...

March 5th, 2016 |  



Stocks made small gains as energy companies surge

Stocks made small gains as energy companies surge

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks eked out tiny gains Wednesday as oil prices continued to recover and investors hoped the worst is over for the beleaguere...

March 2nd, 2016 |  


Stocks snap higher following encouraging signs on US economy

Stocks snap higher following encouraging signs on US economy

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks roared to their best day in more than a month Tuesday as investors hit the “buy” button following some encour...

March 1st, 2016 |  


Engineering study approved, precursor to potential Lima Pallet expansion

LIMA — The Allen County commissioners approved a preliminary study to look into possible public water and sewer expansion to Lima Pallet, 1470 N...

March 1st, 2016 updated: March 1st, 2016. |  


Nidec Minster invests $3.4 million

Nidec Minster invests $3.4 million

MINSTER — Nidec Minster Corp. commissioned a large capacity turning mill at the plant that will allow the plant to operate more efficiently whil...

February 29th, 2016 |  


Late selling leaves stocks down for third straight month

Late selling leaves stocks down for third straight month

NEW YORK (AP) — Late-day selling sent U.S. stocks to a loss Monday and erased nearly all of the market’s gains for the month. Weak earning...

February 29th, 2016 |  


As sales sag, department stores look to evolve

As sales sag, department stores look to evolve

CHICAGO — Less-than-stellar holiday sales — despite extra-long hours and extra-steep discounts — may be a wake-up call to department...

February 29th, 2016 |  


Gasoline plunge ‘now behind us,’ analyst says

Gasoline plunge ‘now behind us,’ analyst says

LIMA — The eight-month decline in gasoline prices that brought the national average as low as $1.67 has come to an end, says Gregg Laskoski, sen...

February 29th, 2016 updated: February 29th, 2016. |