Speaker talks small business branding techniques

Speaker talks small business branding techniques

OTTAWA — It is possible to brand a small business, and one person can do it by him or herself.This was part of the message Jennifer Vastano, dir...

February 11th, 2016 updated: February 11th, 2016. |  


Lima park to be expanded

LIMA — There will soon be more “green space” in Lima, as the city is using a grant from the state to expand an existing city park.Th...

February 10th, 2016 |  


An early rally in stocks is mostly gone by the closing bell

An early rally in stocks is mostly gone by the closing bell

The Federal Reserve’s latest signals on interest rates gave U.S. stocks a lift for much of Wednesday, but the rally didn’t last.A sell-off...

February 10th, 2016 |  



Kmart to close three Ohio stores, Lima store to stay open

LIMA — Sears and Kmart are closing stores across the country, though there’s no indication that Lima stores will be included in the closin...

February 10th, 2016 |  


Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative is open

NORTH BALTIMORE — Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative is not permanently closed, despite what Google reports.“Google has reported our busine...

February 9th, 2016 |  


US stocks end a bumpy day slightly lower

US stocks end a bumpy day slightly lower

U.S. stocks extended their three-day losing streak Tuesday, closing slightly lower after spending most of the day wavering between gains and losses.En...

February 9th, 2016 |  


Companies lose billions buying back their own stock

Companies lose billions buying back their own stock

NEW YORK (AP) — If you think your stocks are doing poorly, check out the performance of some of the most sophisticated investors, the ones with ...

February 9th, 2016 |  


Sports costs at ESPN weigh down Disney’s Force-ful quarter

Sports costs at ESPN weigh down Disney’s Force-ful quarter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — ESPN, the sports network that drives Disney’s profit engine, has hit a soft patch. Subscribers have fallen by about 7.2...

February 9th, 2016 |  


Wendy’s tops 4Q profit forecasts

DUBLIN (AP) — Wendy’s reported a 4.8 percent fourth- quarter sales increase at established locations in North America as the burger chain ...

February 9th, 2016 |  


Safety council addresses drugs in the workplace

Safety council addresses drugs in the workplace

LIMA — Many employers — especially in manufacturing — are feeling the pinch of a lack of good employees, and part of that is the fac...

February 9th, 2016 updated: February 9th, 2016. |