Jim Krumel

Position: Editor
E-Mail Address: jkrumel@limanews.com
Phone Number: 567-242-0391


About Jim Krumel

Oversees news operations

Latest Stories by Jim Krumel

A bigger issue is being overlooked as salary increases and freezes are being bantered about Lima City Council's Finance Committee.
It has to do with the current top brass at City Hall, many who have held their jobs for more than 20 years. What happens when they decide to ride off into the sunset?
For instance:
Lima Mayor David Berger's salary wa

Lima needs clear salary plan

A bigger issue is being overlooked as salary increases and freezes are being bantered about Lima City Council's Finance Committee. It has to do with the current top brass at City Hall, many who have held their jobs for more than 20 years. What happens when they decide to ride off into the sunset? For instance: Lima Mayor David Berger's salary wa

Small towns often have a special way of shaping a person.
Kalida is one of those towns.
People from Kalida have a certain pride in the place they call home. A certain work ethic. They seem to grow up learning from their fathers, mothers and neighbors that if you treat someone fairly and respect them, they'll likely return the favor.
They play sp

Deters never forgot his roots

Small towns often have a special way of shaping a person. Kalida is one of those towns. People from Kalida have a certain pride in the place they call home. A certain work ethic. They seem to grow up learning from their fathers, mothers and neighbors that if you treat someone fairly and respect them, they'll likely return the favor. They play sp

Most people think it was just two nights of back-to-back live Blues music. It was that, but it was also much, much more and its reach went deep into arts education in Lima.
“The Greater Limaland Blues Festival,” and later in its purer, more altruistic state, “Pickles Blues Extravaganza,” gave this community a roots music ev

Lima should be singing the blues

Most people think it was just two nights of back-to-back live Blues music. It was that, but it was also much, much more and its reach went deep into arts education in Lima. “The Greater Limaland Blues Festival,” and later in its purer, more altruistic state, “Pickles Blues Extravaganza,” gave this community a roots music ev

Feeling blue about diabetes

Diabetes, a serious chronic disease that affects 29 million Americans, is one of our nation's most critical public health concerns. If left untreated, diabetes can lead to severe consequences such as stroke, kidney failure, cardiovascular disease, blindness and amputations of lower limbs. Besides causing untold human suffering, diabetes is expensiv

This week is a historic one for The Lima News.
Twenty years ago on Nov. 9, we began publication of the “Reminisce” feature, which provides a weekly look at Lima area history. Some 7,300 stories later, it has turned out to be one of the most popular features in the newspaper.
Fifteen years ago on Nov. 11, The Lima News began printing i

Lima News marks 3 anniversaries

This week is a historic one for The Lima News. Twenty years ago on Nov. 9, we began publication of the “Reminisce” feature, which provides a weekly look at Lima area history. Some 7,300 stories later, it has turned out to be one of the most popular features in the newspaper. Fifteen years ago on Nov. 11, The Lima News began printing i

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





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