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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. |  


Drop off recycling for residents in Harrod and Auglaize Township

Drop off recycling for residents in Harrod and Auglaize Township

HARROD — Drop off recycling for residents of Harrod and Auglaize Township will be held from 12 to 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in the par...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Liz Weston: How to put more in working-class pockets

Liz Weston: How to put more in working-class pockets

The American working class lost a shocking amount of wealth in recent decades as wages stagnated. Despite campaign promises, making up that lost groun...

February 25th, 2017 |  


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. |  


SPORTS


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Bowling championships start
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Bath halts losing streak
Lima area roundup: Celina boys win state title in Division II swim relay

Lima area roundup: Celina boys win state title in Division II swim relay

CANTON — The Celina team of Justin Fleagle, Garrett Weininger, Keaton McMurray and Mason Baker captured the Division II state boys 200-yard free...

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


Cecilia Riepenhoff has top series at bowling district

ROSSFORD — Lima Central Catholic’s Cecilia Riepenhoff had the high series of 629 at Thursday’s Division II girls bowling district at...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Friday, Feb. 24

Ohio high school boys, girls basketball scores for Friday, Feb. 24

Boys BasketballAkr. Hoban 78, Chardon NDCL 33Akr. Kenmore 73, Norton 49Akr. SVSM 72, Can. McKinley 54Arlington 60, Arcadia 26Ashland 80, Mansfield Mad...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Lima area sports calendar

Each week, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be submitted by noon Wednesday of each week to The Lima News ...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Lima area results

High SchoolsBoys BasketballDefiance 63, Shawnee 54at DefianceShawneeMcDonald 24, Rosado 4, Bagley 2, Wilkerson 4, Thomas 6, Manley 8, O’Neal 2, ...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Ohio Northern blocks upset attempt in women’s Ohio Athletic Conference tourney semifinal

Ohio Northern blocks upset attempt in women’s Ohio Athletic Conference tourney semifinal

ADA — Ohio Northern’s Amy Bullimore said no to Marietta.Not once, but twice.Bullimore blocked two shots in the final four seconds to help ...

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


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LIFESTYLE


Births

Births

Lima Memorial Health SystemFeb. 22 — Elise and Koby Henschen, New Knoxville, girl.St. Rita’s Medical CenterFeb. 22 — Stephanie and M...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Blanchard Valley Health System to conduct ‘Innovations in Joint Replacement Care’ public forum

Blanchard Valley Health System to conduct ‘Innovations in Joint Replacement Care’ public forum

FINDLAY — Blanchard Valley Health System will host a public forum entitled “Innovations in Joint Replacement Care.” This event will ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Get This: Rihanna is named Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year

Get This: Rihanna is named Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Rihanna has been named the 2017 Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year.The Grammy Award-winning singer will receive the ...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


Lupus call-in support group meeting scheduled March 8

Lupus call-in support group meeting scheduled March 8

BRECKSVILLE — The Lupus Foundation of America, Great Ohio Chapter will host a monthly call-in support group from 7 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 8...

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


‘Being Mortal’ documentary presented in Findlay

‘Being Mortal’ documentary presented in Findlay

FINDLAY — Bridge Home Health & Hospice is hosting the documentary film, “Being Mortal, from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 16, in Maratho...

February 23rd, 2017 |  


OPINION


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Legal-Ease: What is in a name?
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Kathleen Parker: Deep thinkers? ‘Whatever, baby!’

Letter: Dementia journey tugs at your heart

Thank you David Trinko, of The Lima News, for the story on Joey Daley and his mother, Molly, as they journey through dementia. The YouTube episodes ar...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Letter: ‘Other’ addicts need help, too

I am curious why the We Care Regional Crisis Center isn’t treating all drug addictions, only opiates.Those seeking help from “other”...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Editorial: High error rate for Medicaid payments

“Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, e...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Editorial: Teachers mixing with community a good thing

Editorial: Teachers mixing with community a good thing

Ohio Governor John Kasich has touched a nerve with educators. It’s a nerve worth touching.Kasich wants to require Ohio teachers to “comple...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Lawrence S. Huffman: Finding a trustworthy ‘secret squirrel’

Lawrence S. Huffman: Finding a trustworthy ‘secret squirrel’

The sale and use of dangerous drugs and the physical effect on those who use them is probably the biggest challenge faced by law enforcement people to...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Jay Ambrose: How Trump could lead us to socialism yet

Jay Ambrose: How Trump could lead us to socialism yet

One day, President Donald Trump is at a prayer meeting talking about Arnold Schwarzenegger being lousy on TV, and on another, he is naming the brillia...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 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


Iraqi forces facing stiff resistance in western Mosul

SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces pushed deeper into western Mosul Saturday amid stiff resistance from entrenched Islamic State fighters, a c...

February 25th, 2017 |  


The Latest: Opposition leader backs US tack on IS, Iran

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria and at peace talks in Geneva (all times local):2:45 p.m.A leader of the main Syrian opposition gro...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Kansas community tries to heal from shooting; bar to reopen

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — In the middle of a crowded bar, Adam Purinton yelled at two Indian men to "get out of my country," witnesses said, then opened f...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Iraqi forces facing stiff resistance in western Mosul

SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi forces pushed deeper into western Mosul Saturday amid stiff resistance from entrenched Islamic State fighters, a c...

February 25th, 2017 |  


Malaysia warns North Korea to cooperate with investigation

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police said Saturday that they would issue an arrest warrant for a North Korean diplomat if he refuses to co...

February 25th, 2017 |  


The Latest: Vietnam: Suspect thought she was playing a prank

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on Malaysia's investigation into the apparent assassination of the half brother of North Korean leader Kim ...

February 25th, 2017 |