NEWS


3 hospitalized after 2-vehicle crash in Van Wert

VAN WERT — Three men were hospitalized Saturday after a a two-vehicle injury crash that occurred at the intersection of Liberty Union and Van We...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Lima-area George Washington’s Birthday closings

GovernmentAllen County offices — Closed.Auglaize County offices — Closed.Putnam County offices — Closed.Lima city offices — Cl...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Car Talk: Alignment first thing to check when car sways

Car Talk: Alignment first thing to check when car sways

Dear Car Talk:I have owned my 1983 Datsun (Nissan) 280ZX Turbo since it was 6 months old. It has only 125,000 miles. It has never been in an accident....

February 19th, 2017 updated: February 19th, 2017. |  


Car owner enjoys giving old classic new life

Car owner enjoys giving old classic new life

CRIDERSVILLE — When Frank Spinnati, of Cridersville, purchased his 1947 Ford Coupe eight years ago, the last thing he was thinking was restoring...

February 19th, 2017 updated: February 19th, 2017. |  


Get This: Misspelled note on dented pickup apologizes for anger issue

Get This: Misspelled note on dented pickup apologizes for anger issue

CARBONDALE, Colo. (AP) — Police in western Colorado say a man battered somebody else’s pickup with a baseball bat and then left a note ack...

February 19th, 2017 |  


‘Lego Batman’ stays No. 1, conquers ‘The Great Wall’

‘Lego Batman’ stays No. 1, conquers ‘The Great Wall’

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Great Wall” was a hit in China. In North America, it was a dud.The most expensive film ever made in China and w...

February 19th, 2017 |  


SPORTS


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Ottawa-Glandorf survives test from Wapakoneta in girls basketball

Ottawa-Glandorf survives test from Wapakoneta in girls basketball

WAPAKONETA – It was imperfect perfection, if there can be such a thing.Ottawa-Glandorf’s girls basketball team completed an undefeated reg...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Wildcats recover from OT defeat

DELPHOS — Delphos Jefferson had a Grand Canyon-like hole to climb out of after Friday night.But the Wildcats made it all the way back to level g...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Grove turns away Miller City

Grove turns away Miller City

COLUMBUS GROVE – Miller City came into Saturday’s Putnam County League matchup with Columbus Grove needing to win, in order to clinch at l...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Columbus Grove claims another conference championship in girls basketball

PANDORA — Columbus Grove secured its second outright league title Saturday with a 66-33 Putnam County League victory against Pandora-Gilboa.The ...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Good scores 30 in Wapakoneta boys basketball win

COLDWATER — Aaron Good had 30 points and Gage Schenk (12), Kyle Huffman (12) and Nick Schoonover (11) also scored in double digits as Wapakoneta...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Coldwater boys snag bowling sectional

MINSTER — The Coldwater boys duplicated the girls’ Friday feat by capturing the Division II sectional Saturday at Pla-Mor Lanes.“We ...

February 18th, 2017 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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90th birthday: Robert Weber

90th birthday: Robert Weber

DELPHOS — Robert G. Weber celebrated his 90th birthday with family and friends at the Outpost, Fort Jennings.He was born Feb. 23, 1927, in Ottov...

February 18th, 2017 |  


How to help ‘hangry’ pets be happy

How to help ‘hangry’ pets be happy

My Welsh Corgi Betsy Louise is a food whore. There. I’ve said it.Those who know Betsy have seen her in action and will echo my sentiments. Her p...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Old farmstead’s history runs from John Brown to James Brown

Old farmstead’s history runs from John Brown to James Brown

DARGAN, Md. (AP) — From John Brown’s raid to James Brown’s wail, a stream of hot-blooded American history runs through a 19th-centur...

February 18th, 2017 |  


David Trinko: Outdoors because he’s out of excuses

David Trinko: Outdoors because he’s out of excuses

Mother Nature called my bluff. Now I don’t know what to do.It didn’t even seem like that big of a deal at the time. The wire in our electr...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Births

Births

St. Rita’s Medical CenterFeb. 15 — Jordan Arleen Cogley and Joseph William Lackey, Lima, boy.Feb. 16 — Jennifer Matic and David Stuc...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Beach town wary of new reality show

Beach town wary of new reality show

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Some residents of a shore town stung by MTV’s “Jersey Shore” are wary about plans by a bar featur...

February 17th, 2017 |  


OPINION


Chicago Tribune: Israelis and Palestinians: 1 state or 2?

FEB. 17, 2017 — Americans who tuned out years of on-again, off-again peace negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians may now want to tune i...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Letter: Upkeep vital for Delphos museum

Recently the trustees of the Canal Museum in Delphos were required to install a new membrane covering on the roof of the Old Commercial Bank building ...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Letter: Gun owners need more safety training

On Thursday The Lima News had front page coverage of the increased demand for licenses for concealed carry of handguns. It indicates that many new lic...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Jim Krumel: Funny business on Presidents Day

Jim Krumel: Funny business on Presidents Day

Presidents Day is a day when some folks get the day off because … well, I’m not sure why they get the day off.For a lot of them, it’...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Rev. Ron Fails: Why NAACP ‘acts this way’

Rev. Ron Fails: Why NAACP ‘acts this way’

Lima Police Chief Kevin Martin and Mayor David Berger have chastised my leadership as the president of the Lima Chapter of the NAACP for “holdin...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Letter: A gift that I’ll always remember

I wanted to send a late thank you to a gentleman who put money in my hand at the Kewpee East on Jan. 3rd. I was there with my daughter, two granddaugh...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


BUSINESS


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Ask Brianna: How can I stay on budget and still hang out?

Ask Brianna: How can I stay on budget and still hang out?

“Ask Brianna” is a Q&A column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I’m here to help you manage your mo...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Liz Weston: It’s OK to spend money on yourself — really

Liz Weston: It’s OK to spend money on yourself — really

People who spend too much outnumber, by far, those who spend too little. But the methods that therapists and financial planners use to help “und...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


Fighting the drag of retirement

Fighting the drag of retirement

We spend decades dreaming of the day when life won’t be dictated by alarm clocks, commute times, meeting schedules and office politics.Then real...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Cheryl Parson: Cruise calls no guarantee of clear sailing

Cheryl Parson: Cruise calls no guarantee of clear sailing

A couple of years ago, out in California, Scott Lawrence received a phone call from a “nice gentleman” working for a company called Caribb...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


Legal-Ease: Lawyers showing farmers lots of love over corn class action lawsuit

Legal-Ease: Lawyers showing farmers lots of love over corn class action lawsuit

Farmers are receiving lots of free steak dinners, hats, shirts, jackets and office supplies from out-of-town attorneys these days.The situation center...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio board approves requirement for tracking of police bias

Ohio board approves requirement for tracking of police bias

COLUMBUS — A police relations advisory board has approved a first-ever standard for Ohio law enforcement agencies for keeping racial and gender ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Ohio inmate accused of mailing threats against Trump, judges

Ohio inmate accused of mailing threats against Trump, judges

LEBANON — An Ohio prisoner faces new charges over allegations that he threatened President Donald Trump and federal judges in letters mailed to ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Ohio University returning to normal after water main break

Ohio University returning to normal after water main break

ATHENS — Ohio University is resuming normal operations after a large water main break temporarily closed its main campus in Athens.The break Thu...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Motorist indicted in fatal hit-skip of Cleveland officer

Motorist indicted in fatal hit-skip of Cleveland officer

CLEVELAND — Authorities say the motorist arrested in the fatal hit-skip of a Cleveland police patrolman on an interstate had cocaine in his syst...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Cincinnati to build wall to stop slipping hillside

Cincinnati to build wall to stop slipping hillside

CINCINNATI — Cincinnati officials plan to build a wall they hope will stop a hillside from slipping further and potentially affecting undergroun...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Police investigating shooting after car chase in Columbus

Police investigating shooting after car chase in Columbus

COLUMBUS — Police in Ohio say a shooting near a UPS distribution center led to a car chase.Officials say Columbus police responded after a woman...

February 17th, 2017 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


Elderly woman charged with murder after DC slaying

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police say a 76-year-old woman has been charged with murder in the beating death of a 63-year-old man in Washington.District of Co...

February 19th, 2017 |  


US vice president visits former Nazi concentration camp

DACHAU, Germany (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence paid a somber visit to the site of the Dachau concentration camp on Sunday, walking along the ...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Hoarding hampers attempts to reach woman who died in fire

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut fire officials say a woman has died after a fire broke out in a Norwalk home with extreme hoarding conditions.Crew...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Ruling party candidate leads in Ecuador’s presidential vote

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The hand-picked candidate of socialist President Rafael Correa took the lead in early results from Ecuador's presidential elec...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Times Square rally protests Trump immigration policies

NEW YORK (AP) — More than a thousand people of various faiths rallied in New York City in support of Muslim Americans and to protest President Donal...

February 19th, 2017 |  


AP source: Trump’s revised travel ban targets same countries

WASHINGTON (AP) — A draft of President Donald Trump's revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive orde...

February 19th, 2017 |