NEWS


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Morning fog blamed for crash on U.S. 33
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Elida students give Valentine’s gifts to seniors
Amanda Township recycling planned Saturday

Amanda Township recycling planned Saturday

SPENCERVILLE — Recycling for Amanda Township residents will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Feb. 25, at 690 S. Conant Road, Spencerville....

February 20th, 2017 |  


Allen East lunch for seniors planned

Allen East lunch for seniors planned

HARROD — The Allen East Community Center will hold a senior lunch at noon Feb. 23.Beef and noodles with potatoes will be served. The center is l...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Coincidences that will roll you over

Coincidences that will roll you over

LIMA — Denny Gallagher has bought and sold all kinds of equipment during the 40-plus years he’s been with Fritchie Asphalt and Paving. Non...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Lawmakers act to nix impact of Ohio court ruling on cocaine

Lawmakers act to nix impact of Ohio court ruling on cocaine

TOLEDO (AP) — Ohio lawmakers are quickly pushing through legislation to override a state Supreme Court decision prosecutors fear could delay and...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


3 hospitalized after 2-vehicle crash in Van Wert

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 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


Trump says remark about Sweden referred to something on TV

Trump says remark about Sweden referred to something on TV

HELSINKI (AP) — Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump’s remarks that suggested a major incident ha...

February 20th, 2017 updated: February 20th, 2017. |  


SPORTS


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Top 10 things to watch in girls tournament
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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Lois and Gary Bratz
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90th birthday: Eric Keyner
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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Car owner enjoys giving old classic new life
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


Pilot killed in small plane crash in Clark County

Pilot killed in small plane crash in Clark County

SOUTH VIENNA — The pilot of a small plane has been killed in a crash in Ohio.The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the plane went down in a field S...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Police identify teen victim in shooting

Police identify teen victim in shooting

CLEVELAND — Cleveland police have identified the victim of a fatal shooting at a school playground.Officials say 17-year-old Devin Price, of Cle...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Suspect dies after 9-hour hostage standoff in Kent

Suspect dies after 9-hour hostage standoff in Kent

KENT — A man has died following a hostage situation with police in northeast Ohio.Police say the male suspect took a woman hostage in the laundr...

February 20th, 2017 |  


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 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


Trump’s first month augurs stormy trans-Atlantic relations

BRUSSELS (AP) — After President Donald Trump's raucous first month in office, Europeans have reacted with demonstrations, counter-barbs and sheer an...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Egypt high court upholds death sentence of 10 in soccer riot

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's highest appeals court on Monday upheld the death sentences against 10 people convicted over a soccer riot that killed over 70 f...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Cambodia lawmakers approve law threatening opposition party

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Cambodia's legislature amended a law governing political parties on Monday to allow the government to apply to the court...

February 20th, 2017 |  


Pakistan says airstrikes have killed ‘dozens’ of militants

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani airstrikes killed "dozens" of militants on Monday in a tribal region along the Afghan border, the military said....

February 20th, 2017 |  


Swedish think tank: Arms trade is flourishing

HELSINKI (AP) — A Swedish think tank says that the global arms trade has steadily increased in volume the past five years, propelled by an almost do...

February 20th, 2017 |  


World stocks mostly rise as US remains shut for holiday

HONG KONG (AP) — Global stocks mostly rose Monday, though Wall Street to remain shut for a holiday, as investors awaited economic and corporate earn...

February 20th, 2017 |