2016 Toyota Prius to get 55 mpg

DETROIT — Toyota says its all-new 2016 Prius will set a new bar, with an expected 10 percent improvement in fuel economy, or 55 mpg, for the cor...

October 18th, 2015 |  


Car Talk: It’s better to be safe than sorry

I am a recent widower. My 22-year-old granddaughter is coming to live with me. Her dad (my son) gave her his 2004 Ford Focus. It has 106,000 miles on ...

October 18th, 2015 |  


Retirement has changed, but still possible

Retirement has changed, but still possible

WAPAKONETA — Marlene Olberding started planning her retirement in her early 30s, now she spends her days playing with her grandchildren, volunte...

October 17th, 2015 |  



Facebook spurs startups

Facebook spurs startups

LIMA — Bare Bones BBQ has moved all over the city, and it has let its customers know through social media.Angie Green, one of the owners of the ...

October 17th, 2015 |  


Applause for business achievements

Applause for business achievements

AWARDSCelina team wins recognition from Honda CELINA — Celina Aluminum Precistion Technology Inc. recently won the Benjiro Memorial Division Awa...

October 17th, 2015 |  


Cheryl Parson: Avoid telemarketers’ fraud

Cheryl Parson: Avoid telemarketers’ fraud

Have you been receiving unwanted telemarketing calls? You know, the ones that usually come at dinner time. When I answer them, it seems like I should ...

October 17th, 2015 |  


Land transfers

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Oct. 8 to Oct. 14. Figures reflect the sell...

October 17th, 2015 |  


Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Oct. 9, 2015:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First National Bank, Bluffto...

October 17th, 2015 |  


Legal-Ease: Suing your own family for torts

Legal-Ease: Suing your own family for torts

Recent news included a story about an aunt who sued her nephew for an extra assertive hug that broke the aunt’s wrist.When the aunt faced the me...

October 17th, 2015 |  


Lima educational supply store offers ‘a little bit of everything’

Lima educational supply store offers ‘a little bit of everything’

LIMA — On Cole Street in Lima, there’s a store with about 7,500 square feet of educational supplies: Pencils, art supplies, stickers, ince...

October 16th, 2015 |