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Photos: Polar Plunge at Ohio Northern University
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Hard work, attendance important traits
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Tool and die in demand in auto plants
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Ohio Means Jobs links employers, job seekers
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. |  


Interactive municipal salaries database for 2016

Interactive municipal salaries database for 2016

Check out and compare school salaries from throughout Allen, Auglaize, Putnam and Van Wert counties. Click here to see the database. window.loca...

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


Church severely damaged in fire

Church severely damaged in fire

LIMA — Little is left of a church in Bath Township after a fire Saturday night.At 7:29 p.m., Bath Township Fire Department was notified of the f...

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

February 25th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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A lump in the throat
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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, ...

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. |  


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


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Hard work, attendance important traits
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Tool and die in demand in auto plants
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Ohio Means Jobs links employers, job seekers
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. |  


Ellerbrock Farms celebrates 142 years of family heritage in Leipsic

Ellerbrock Farms celebrates 142 years of family heritage in Leipsic

LEIPSIC — Stepping foot onto Ellerbrock Farms is almost like being transported back in time.The 142-year-old property, located at 11429 Road E i...

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


Ask Brianna: Why do my student loan payments bug me so much?

Ask Brianna: Why do my student loan payments bug me so much?

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