Jim Krumel

Position: Editor
E-Mail Address: jkrumel@limanews.com
Phone Number: 419-993-2076


About Jim Krumel

Oversees news operations

Latest Stories by Jim Krumel

John Kasich says this is it.
After erasing an $8 billion budgetary shortfall and cutting the state's jobless rate to 5.7 percent from10 percent during his first term as governor, he wants four more years to finish the job of restoring Ohio's economy.
After that, he'll be 66 years old, ready to take on new challenges, but done with politics.
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John Kasich: Completing the mission

John Kasich says this is it. After erasing an $8 billion budgetary shortfall and cutting the state's jobless rate to 5.7 percent from10 percent during his first term as governor, he wants four more years to finish the job of restoring Ohio's economy. After that, he'll be 66 years old, ready to take on new challenges, but done with politics. R

THIS AND THAT — A few thoughts about events of the last couple of weeks …
… Common sense still has a place in the inner workings of the law. Case in point is Allen County Prosecutor Juergen Waldick's decision not to prosecute prison inmates Thomas “T.J.” Lane and Lindsey Bruce for their Sept. 11 escape attempt from th

Good call by Juergen Waldick

THIS AND THAT — A few thoughts about events of the last couple of weeks … … Common sense still has a place in the inner workings of the law. Case in point is Allen County Prosecutor Juergen Waldick's decision not to prosecute prison inmates Thomas “T.J.” Lane and Lindsey Bruce for their Sept. 11 escape attempt from th

LIMA – John Kasich says this is it.
After erasing an $8 billion budgetary shortfall and cutting the state's jobless rate to 5.7 percent from10 percent during his first term as governor, he wants four more years to finish the job of restoring Ohio's economy.
After that, he'll be 66 years old, ready to take on new challenges, but done with po

John Kasich: Completing the mission

LIMA – John Kasich says this is it. After erasing an $8 billion budgetary shortfall and cutting the state's jobless rate to 5.7 percent from10 percent during his first term as governor, he wants four more years to finish the job of restoring Ohio's economy. After that, he'll be 66 years old, ready to take on new challenges, but done with po

LIMA — After erasing an $8 billion budgetary shortfall and cutting the state's jobless rate to 5.7 percent from10 percent during his first term as governor, he wants four more years to finish the job of restoring Ohio's economy.
After that, he'll be 66 years old, ready to take on new challenges, but done with politics.
“What might I d

John Kasich: Completing the mission

LIMA — After erasing an $8 billion budgetary shortfall and cutting the state's jobless rate to 5.7 percent from10 percent during his first term as governor, he wants four more years to finish the job of restoring Ohio's economy. After that, he'll be 66 years old, ready to take on new challenges, but done with politics. “What might I d

John Kasich says this is it.
After erasing an $8 billion budgetary shortfall and cutting the state's jobless rate to 5.7 percent from 10 percent during his first term as governor, he wants four more years to finish the job of restoring Ohio's economy.
After that, he'll be 66 years old, ready to take on new challenges, but done with politics.


Kasich: The final mission

John Kasich says this is it. After erasing an $8 billion budgetary shortfall and cutting the state's jobless rate to 5.7 percent from 10 percent during his first term as governor, he wants four more years to finish the job of restoring Ohio's economy. After that, he'll be 66 years old, ready to take on new challenges, but done with politics. 

Common core, sex, Matt Huffman

State Representative Matt Huffman has been quoted as follows: “Even if the standards set by Common Core were great, the current system was the wrong way to do it.” In other words: A good idea has to be suspect since it originated with the federal government. How long must we be burdened with hypocritical politicians who want to get th

Policy for election letters

Letters dealing with the upcoming election will be published in The Lima News through Sunday, Nov. 2. Below are the guidelines for publishing these letters: •Length: 275 words or fewer •Signed: Must be signed along with your phone number and the name of the town in which you live. Your phone number is used for verification purposes on

A more mellow John Kasich. Is such a thing really possible?
It seems to be true, at least judging by the editorial board meetings we held with him this month and four years ago at The Lima News.
Back in 2010, the Kasich campaign almost blew us off as he was locked in a close race against then-Gov. Ted Strickland. Numerous attempts to line up a me

John Kasich 4 years later

A more mellow John Kasich. Is such a thing really possible? It seems to be true, at least judging by the editorial board meetings we held with him this month and four years ago at The Lima News. Back in 2010, the Kasich campaign almost blew us off as he was locked in a close race against then-Gov. Ted Strickland. Numerous attempts to line up a me

Putnam agency needs funding

The Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Board of Putnam County provides valuable services for citizens of all ages in Putnam County. During the past five years, Pathways Counseling Center has provided local treatment for more than 5200 cases for persons with mental health and/or substance abuse issues. In addition over 2400 students

Throughout the years, the exchange of ideas in our Letters column has been the lifeblood of our editorial page and the heart of this newspaper.
The Lima News believes it is important to allow local residents the opportunity to express their opinions about issues and candidates, whether they are contrary to our beliefs or not. This is true especial

Election letter writing tips

Throughout the years, the exchange of ideas in our Letters column has been the lifeblood of our editorial page and the heart of this newspaper. The Lima News believes it is important to allow local residents the opportunity to express their opinions about issues and candidates, whether they are contrary to our beliefs or not. This is true especial

Policy for election letters

Letters dealing with the upcoming election will be published in The Lima News through Sunday, Nov. 2. Below are the guidelines for publishing these letters: • Length: 275 words or less • Signed: Must be signed along with your phone number and the name of the town in which you live. Your phone number is used for verification purposes a

WHAT THEY'RE SAYING:

Age matters Because the frontal lobes of the human brain continue to develop until age 25, it is vital to manage youth concussions very conservatively to ensure optimal neurological development and outcomes. Source: Sports Concussion Institute of Los Angeles — Most vulnerable Athletes ages 16 to 19 sustain 29 percent of all sports-relate

Late in his freshman football season, Lumberton High School defensive back Travis Suggs went in for a hit and made the mistake of leading with his head.
When he got up, he knew something was wrong.
“I felt like in a daze,” Suggs said. “I walked off the field, and I told somebody, 'I think I got a concussion,' and I sat on the si

Concussion dangers go beyond football, cross gender lines

Late in his freshman football season, Lumberton High School defensive back Travis Suggs went in for a hit and made the mistake of leading with his head. When he got up, he knew something was wrong. “I felt like in a daze,” Suggs said. “I walked off the field, and I told somebody, 'I think I got a concussion,' and I sat on the si





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