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Marimor Industries to split from Allen County DD, become private entity

LIMA — Because of a 2014 federal mandate from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Marimor Industries will soon become a private enti...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Police calls

1200 block of Neubrecht Road, Lima — A deputy took a report Monday in which two people assaulted each other.Sugar Street and Williams Avenue, Li...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Ex-owner: Jon Stewart’s horse used for kids’ finger-painting

Ex-owner: Jon Stewart’s horse used for kids’ finger-painting

KENNETT SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — A horse adopted by Jon Stewart and his wife hadn’t been shot more than 100 times by a paintball gun as previous...

May 26th, 2016 |  


Births

St. Rita’s Medical CenterMay 25 — Susan and Brandon Kaufman, Ottawa, boy....

May 26th, 2016 |  


Pennsylvania ‘street singer’ pleads to disorderly conduct

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A man known to police for singing the Beach Boys’ song “Barbara Ann” loudly as he walks through an easte...

May 26th, 2016 updated: May 26th, 2016. |  


Lori Borgman: Care for veterans extends beyond Memorial Day at national cemeteries

Lori Borgman: Care for veterans extends beyond Memorial Day at national cemeteries

There is a good chance you’ve not been to Marion, Indiana. It is north of Indianapolis, past Elwood, but not all the way to Etna. Like the rest ...

May 26th, 2016 updated: May 26th, 2016. |  


SPORTS


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Crestview dominates Fairview
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Cavs grab series lead back

High school results

SoftballDivision IVRegional SemifinalsAt FindlayCrestview 11, Fairview 0Fairview`000`00`—`0`2`4Crestview`152`3X`—`11`10`1WP–Jada Pre...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Lima-born Mertz made the show back in 1940s

Lima-born Mertz made the show back in 1940s

When it comes to Lima’s five sons of the diamond good enough and fortunate enough to play Major League Baseball, many will recall Lima Senior gr...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Koza: Long day spent driving, dealing with air travel

Koza: Long day spent driving, dealing with air travel

Wednesday was not an easy day for this guy.I did get the opportunity to sleep in till 5:30 a.m., but after that — ugh!First, I had to drive Inte...

May 25th, 2016 updated: May 25th, 2016. |  


Westbrook, Thunder put Warriors on brink of elimination

Westbrook, Thunder put Warriors on brink of elimination

OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook had 36 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Golden State Warriors 118-94...

May 24th, 2016 |  


UNOH men 28th at golf nationals

SILVIS, Ill. — The University of Northwestern Ohio is in 28th place at 38-over par 322 after the first day NAIA Men’s Golf Championships a...

May 24th, 2016 |  


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Memorial Day parades to honor veterans
Your VBS guide for summer

Your VBS guide for summer

As schools in the area get ready for their last days of school, vacation Bible schools around the area are gearing up for a summer of fun, games and l...

May 25th, 2016 updated: May 25th, 2016. |  


Religion briefs

Area couples renew their vows at mass eventLIMA — The Re-Wedding will take place at 6 p.m. June 5 at First Missionary Church, 1105 W. Robb Ave. ...

May 25th, 2016 updated: May 25th, 2016. |  


Where will you spend eternity?

Where will you spend eternity?

If we look around, you can see turmoil and trouble all around us. The Bible is fulfilling itself daily. We all need to know where we will spend eterni...

May 25th, 2016 updated: May 25th, 2016. |  


The moral imperative of good lawn care

The moral imperative of good lawn care

I’ve lived without a lawn since leaving my parents’ home for college in 1981. I spent most of the subsequent years living in apartment bui...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Memorable moments from the National Spelling Bee

Memorable moments from the National Spelling Bee

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The 284 kids competing in this year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee got their first opportunity to approach the micr...

May 25th, 2016 |  


Reminisce: Marching for America

Reminisce: Marching for America

LIMA — It was a great day for a parade. At precisely 1:35 p.m., under a nearly cloudless sky on what Lima’s Republican-Gazette called a &#...

May 24th, 2016 updated: May 24th, 2016. |  


OPINION


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George Will: Britain at the crossroads

Letter: Stand by comments about Strickland

Let me set the record straight about an article written by Akron Beacon Journal reporter Doug Livingston and published in The Lima News.I began workin...

May 25th, 2016 |  


John Grindrod: Filling a sinkhole one prayer at a time

John Grindrod: Filling a sinkhole one prayer at a time

From week to week, I really don’t know what to expect when it comes to what winds up in my email box as far as reactions to what I write. At tim...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Parker column: Case of ‘election disaffection’

Parker column: Case of ‘election disaffection’

CHARLESTON, S.C. — On rare occasions, Americans coalesce around a common cause, usually following some calamity — a terrorist attack, a na...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Letter: Volunteers are St. Rita’s right hand

On May 16, the St. Rita’s Volunteer/Auxiliary had their annual banquet and check presentation. This year’s theme was the Wizard of Oz, wit...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Letter: I bow to only one king

The New York Times said that President Obama had made a decree that all bathrooms in public schools must be made transgender. I didn’t know we h...

May 24th, 2016 |  


BUSINESS


Ottawa Whirlpool plant to get wind turbine

Ottawa Whirlpool plant to get wind turbine

OTTAWA — The Whirlpool plant in Ottawa will soon be incorporating wind energy into its facility, with the addition of a wind turbine coming by t...

May 24th, 2016 |  


2017 Acura NSX rolls off line

2017 Acura NSX rolls off line

MARYSVILLE – Known by its vehicle identification number as VIN 001, the first production model of the next-generation 2017 Acura New Sports eXpe...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Unemployment rates down in Lima region for third-straight month

Unemployment rates down in Lima region for third-straight month

LIMA — Back in January, unemployment figures seemed to be a cause for concern in Allen County, when they jumped above 5 percent for the first ti...

May 24th, 2016 updated: May 24th, 2016. |  


Bradfield Community Center, Rhodes State College plan job and educational fair today

Bradfield Community Center, Rhodes State College plan job and educational fair today

LIMA — Bradfield Community Center and Rhodes State College have joined forces for a job and education fair from 2 to 6 p.m. today.More than 30 e...

May 24th, 2016 |  


Joint Systems Manufacturing Center to receive $40 million for facility upgrades

Joint Systems Manufacturing Center to receive $40 million for facility upgrades

LIMA — Joint Systems Manufacturing Center will receive $40 million from the U.S. Congress for facility-related upgrades, Lt. Col. Matthew Hodge ...

May 23rd, 2016 updated: May 23rd, 2016. |  


Photos: Giant flag raised at Ottawa dealership

Photos: Giant flag raised at Ottawa dealership

Members of the Putnam County Color Guard raised a 15-foot-by-25-foot American flag at Ottawa Chevrolet on Monday. The giant flag was in honor of the d...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


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