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Interactive municipal salaries database for 2016
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Church severely damaged in fire
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2016 Government Salaries Review: Doing more with less
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Lima, Allen County dangerous for bikes, pedestrians
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Thomas Lucente: Trump’s ill-considered war on media
Scrabble tournament aims to improve literacy

Scrabble tournament aims to improve literacy

LIMA — There was almost palpable tension at times as teams hovered over the iconic Scrabble board, racking their brains for the perfect way to i...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Ohio Lottery Results for Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017

Ohio Lottery Results for Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017

DAILY (Saturday)Pick 3: 0-9-8 day; 8-2-3 nightPick 4: 3-4-0-8 day; 8-4-9-6 nightPick 5: 0-7-2-9-5 day; 6-3-6-8-8 nightRolling Cash 5: 2-3-25-29-35CLAS...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Legislative Update: World War II vet receives overdue medals

VAN WERT — A 95-year-old World War II veteran was given a long overdue honor with help from an area legislator.U.S. House of RepresentativesRep....

February 25th, 2017 |  


Regulators propose strict limits for medical pot supply

Regulators propose strict limits for medical pot supply

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio regulators have proposed restrictions on how much medical marijuana a patient could buy that would be among the strictest i...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Pence’s clout: Where you see Trump, you’ll find Pence

Pence’s clout: Where you see Trump, you’ll find Pence

WASHINGTON — There’s no doubt that Dick Cheney and Joe Biden wielded enormous influence in the last two White Houses, but Mike Pence may t...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Jim Jordan to appear on ABC’s ‘This Week’

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, will be one of the guests on “This Week,” which will air at 9 a.m. Sunday on ABC.Also a...

February 25th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Ottawa-Glandorf notches sectional title in wrestling

Wapakoneta wins girls sectional final on late bucket

SPENCERVILLE — Alex Debell made the game-winning basket with 1 second remaining to give Wapakoneta a 40-39 victory against Napoleon in a Divisio...

February 26th, 2017 |  


4 from area win individual titles at sectional

NAPOLEON — Wapakoneta, Elida, Bath and Van Wert each had individual champions Saturday at the Division II wrestling sectional at Napoleon High S...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Wapak boys win bowling sectional

PORT CLINTON — The Wapakoneta boys posted a score of 1,182 out of the gate on their way to the Division I sectional title Saturday at Star Lanes...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Saturday, Feb. 25

Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Saturday, Feb. 25

Boys BasketballHolgate 44, Delta 34Lakewood St. Edward 82, Euclid 52Lima Cent. Cath. 43, Defiance 26Lima Perry 80, McComb 47Lima Sr. 69, Mansfield Sr....

February 26th, 2017 |  


Lima area results

High SchoolsWrestlingSectionalsDivision IIAt Napoleon1. Wauseon 286.5, 2. Defiance 192.5, 3. Wapakoneta 176.0, 4. Elida 156.5, 5. Napoleon 150.0, 6. B...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Some teams get stuck in the past

Some teams get stuck in the past

Time will tell if Magic Johnson can bring the Los Angeles Lakers back to being one of the NBA’s dominant teams in his new role as the team’...

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LIFESTYLE


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Voting for Oscars
Former Spencerville resident has tie to Oscars

Former Spencerville resident has tie to Oscars

COLUMBUS — Lindsey Moeller didn’t think twice about “natural” products versus traditional.Until her mother fell ill.When the f...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 25th, 2017. |  


Jane and David Hollon

Jane and David Hollon

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. David “Buzz” Hollon are celebrating 40 years of marriage.Hollon and the former Jane Black were married Feb. 26, ...

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Sharon and Tom Friesner

Sharon and Tom Friesner

HARROD — Mr. and Mrs. Tom Friesner are celebrating 50 years of marriage. A party will be held at a later date.Friesner and the former Sharon Jol...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 25th, 2017. |  


Pam and Roger Wireman

Pam and Roger Wireman

LIMA — Mr. and Mrs. Roger Wireman are celebrating 50 years of marriage.Wireman and the former Pam McKeever were married March 4, 1967, in Lima.T...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 25th, 2017. |  


95th birthday: Mary Morris

95th birthday: Mary Morris

LIMA — Mary K. Morris is celebrating her 95th birthday.She was born Feb. 24, 1922, in Lynn, Massachusetts, to Owen and Kathleen Coll.She has thr...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 25th, 2017. |  


Conrad/Sanders

Conrad/Sanders

HARROD — Julia Kathleen Conrad and Jaromey Michael Sanders announce their engagement.Conrad is the daughter of Rick and Cindy Conrad, of Harrod....

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 25th, 2017. |  


OPINION


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Thomas Lucente: Trump’s ill-considered war on media

Letter: Throwing more money to military is crazy

A Feb. 5 editorial in The Lima News praised President Trump for his executive order directing Secretary of Defense Mattis to assess our military abili...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Joel Parker: Taxation without representation

Joel Parker: Taxation without representation

The Elida School Board should be commended for passing a resolution last week that points out the many flaws in the charter school industry. Its decis...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Editorial: Missile mischief: Russia’s violation of 1987 agreement bodes ill

Russia’s secret deployment of a new cruise missile in violation of a 1987 agreement with the United States calls into question the whole value o...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Philadelphia Inquirer: Trump mirrors Stalin and Mao in calling the media the ‘enemy’

FEB. 21, 2017 — As a candidate and since winning the White House, President Trump has consistently railed against journalists. Last week he went...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Pence’s clout: Where you see Trump, you’ll find Pence

Pence’s clout: Where you see Trump, you’ll find Pence

WASHINGTON — There’s no doubt that Dick Cheney and Joe Biden wielded enormous influence in the last two White Houses, but Mike Pence may t...

February 25th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


How to buy a home when you haven’t sold yours yet

How to buy a home when you haven’t sold yours yet

You’ve found the perfect new home for your family, but your current house hasn’t sold yet. You can’t afford to carry two mortgages, ...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Legal-Ease: What is in a name?

Legal-Ease: What is in a name?

Names are important. In our region, people usually keep the personal names that their parents chose for them. Marriage or divorce can prompt name chan...

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 25th, 2017. |  


Leipsic bar and grill keeps on smokin’

Leipsic bar and grill keeps on smokin’

LEIPSIC — When Cher Barnes purchased a popular bar and grill in Leipsic, she wanted to add her own unique flair to the establishment.Smokin̵...

February 24th, 2017 |  


LIMA — Increased production of 327,000 barrels of oil per day and steady refining throughputs at Husky Energy contributed to the company’s...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Lima-based Christian TV station gets $7.7 million in FCC auction, to launch foundation

Lima-based Christian TV station gets $7.7 million in FCC auction, to launch foundation

LIMA — WTLW TV-44, a Lima-based Christian TV station, will be compensated $7.7 million to change broadcast frequencies as a result of the recent...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


Lima/Allen County Chamber presents leadership workshop

Lima/Allen County Chamber presents leadership workshop

LIMA — The Lima/Allen County Chamber presents a leadership conference from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 16, at The City Club, 144 S. Main ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


STATE NEWS


Miami University student’s alcohol-related death ruled accident

Miami University student’s alcohol-related death ruled accident

OXFORD — A coroner’s office says the alcohol-related death of 18-year-old student at Miami University in Ohio last month has been ruled an...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


Wife: Columbus man’s shooting began with dispute over music, trash

Wife: Columbus man’s shooting began with dispute over music, trash

COLUMBUS — The wife of a slain central Ohio man says he was fatally shot when he confronted neighbors about frequent loud music from their house...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Teen’s shooting adds to increased Toledo homicides this year

Teen’s shooting adds to increased Toledo homicides this year

TOLEDO — Police say a 17-year-old boy fatally shot in a vehicle is the ninth homicide this year in Toledo, which has seen an increase in slaying...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Hamilton police: 14-year-old girl arrested in father’s fatal shooting

Hamilton police: 14-year-old girl arrested in father’s fatal shooting

HAMILTON — Police say a 14-year-old who called 911 to say she had shot her father has been arrested on a charge of aggravated murder in southwes...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Columbus police shoot, kill man who allegedly pointed gun at them

Columbus police shoot, kill man who allegedly pointed gun at them

COLUMBUS — Police in Columbus have shot and killed a man who they say pointed a gun at them.Officers were called to the scene Thursday night on ...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Body found in lake ID’d as missing Ohio township official

Body found in lake ID’d as missing Ohio township official

CHIPPEWA LAKE — A man’s body found in a northeast Ohio lake has been identified as a township trustee missing since last year.The Medina C...

February 23rd, 2017 updated: February 23rd, 2017. |  


NATIONAL NEWS


Key developments in Kim Jong Nam assassination investigation

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Key developments in the investigation into the killing of the North Korean leader's estranged half brother at Kuala Lu...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Iran begins navy drill off Strait of Hormuz as US newly wary

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's navy began an annual drill Sunday near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, its first major exercise since the inauguration of...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Saudi king begins multi-nation tour of Asia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi King Salman has arrived in Malaysia to kick off a multi-nation tour aimed at boosting economic ties with Asia.The ...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Malaysia: Poisoning of Kim caused paralysis, quick death

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's health minister said Sunday that the dose of nerve agent given to North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's exiled h...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Thousands protest in Belarus against law targeting jobless

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Local media in Belarus say about 3,000 people have demonstrated across the country against an unpopular new labor law that tar...

February 26th, 2017 |  


BC-US–Fox News-Swedish Commentator,ADVISORY, US

EDITORS: The story BC-US--Fox News-Swedish Commentator makes an important correction. One policeman was slightly injured in a riot that broke out last...

February 26th, 2017 |