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Jim Krumel: Some great stories aren’t so great

Jim Krumel: Some great stories aren’t so great

She spoke quickly as the excitement in her voice spilled from the telephone.Like several others before her, she wanted to tip off The Lima News about ...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Ethanol plant manager to speak at St. Marys Rotary Club

Ethanol plant manager to speak at St. Marys Rotary Club

ST. MARYS — Jack Wolfcale, plant manager of an ethanol plant in Lima, will be the keynote speaker at a St. Marys Rotary Club meeting at 11:45 a....

February 26th, 2017 |  


Drop off recycling for Bath Township residents

Drop off recycling for Bath Township residents

LIMA — Drop off recycling for residents in Bath Township is planned from 2:30 to 5 p.m., Thursday, March 16, at the Bath Township Hall, 2880 Ada...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Quilting workshop planned at Forest Park church

Quilting workshop planned at Forest Park church

LIMA — A beginners quilting class will be from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 1 at Forest Park Family Life Center, corner of Collins and Linden stree...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Photos: Polar Plunge at Ohio Northern University

Photos: Polar Plunge at Ohio Northern University

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February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Hard work, attendance important traits

Hard work, attendance important traits

LIMA — There’s one skills gap that Baby Boomer automotive workers are noticing between them and their younger counterparts that can’...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


SPORTS


Ottawa-Glandorf notches sectional title in wrestling

Ottawa-Glandorf notches sectional title in wrestling

LIMA — It’s been a long time coming.Ottawa-Glandorf’s wrestling program has been turning some heads the past few seasons.After winni...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


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 |  


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LIFESTYLE


David Trinko: Finding hope, from someone who’s been there

David Trinko: Finding hope, from someone who’s been there

The advice from Gina Smith is simple and heartfelt.“Live each day like it’s your last.”“Take one day at a time, and you will g...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


A lump in the throat

A lump in the throat

In all my 32 years as a veterinarian, I don’t recall ever seeing any kind of animal with a goiter. Then I received a phone call from a Boer goat...

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


Voting for Oscars

Voting for Oscars

“Good movies,” wrote film critic Roger Ebert, “are a civilizing force. They allow us to empathize with those whose lives are differe...

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


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, ...

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


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. |  


OPINION


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

Letter: Focus on infrastructure, and manufacturing to boost the middle class

During the recent presidential campaign the candidates spoke at nauseam on how to create and retain middle class jobs. During my career as a labor lea...

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


Editorial: Town hall meetings an important part of holding office

Editorial: Town hall meetings an important part of holding office

In Marion last week, nearly 200 people showed up for the Presidents’ Day visit Jim Jordan made to the home of Warren G. Harding. Many of them re...

February 25th, 2017 |  


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 |  


BUSINESS


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Hard work, attendance important traits
Tool and die in demand in auto plants

Tool and die in demand in auto plants

ST. MARYS — Ask auto industry analyst Kristin Dziczech with the Center for Automotive Research in Detroit where the biggest skills gap is as Bab...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Ohio Means Jobs links employers, job seekers

Ohio Means Jobs links employers, job seekers

LIMA — While businesses consider how to transition to the next generation of workers, workers both young and old are also endeavoring to put the...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Big demand for truck drivers in region

Big demand for truck drivers in region

LIMA — Geographically speaking, Lima/Allen County is strategically located in West Central Ohio, making Lima/Allen County the mecca for shipping...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Retiring Baby Boomers shake up Lima region’s auto industry

Retiring Baby Boomers shake up Lima region’s auto industry

DELPHOS — On a recent morning at Vanamatic in Delphos, three employees with a combined 100 years of experience sat together at a conference room...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Smart cars require smarter workers

Smart cars require smarter workers

LIMA — All automotive companies in the Greater Lima region may be experiencing a “skills gap,” but every company’s skills gap ...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Automakers, suppliers offer education, perks to attract Millennials

Automakers, suppliers offer education, perks to attract Millennials

LIMA — The challenge facing the Greater Lima area’s aging automotive industry is not only one of preventing a “brain drain” of...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 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 |