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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

BOSTON — Matt Schluneker, 24, a 2009 graduate of Elida High School, finished third among more than 500 Ohioans running in the rain-drenched Boston Marathon on Monday.
Schluneker finished the 26.2-mile course in 2:39:12, a pace of 6:05 a mile. The top Ohioan was Michael Capriolo of Akron with a time of 2:31:34.
Other finishers from the Lima

Schluneker third fastest Ohioan at Boston Marathon

BOSTON — Matt Schluneker, 24, a 2009 graduate of Elida High School, finished third among more than 500 Ohioans running in the rain-drenched Boston Marathon on Monday. Schluneker finished the 26.2-mile course in 2:39:12, a pace of 6:05 a mile. The top Ohioan was Michael Capriolo of Akron with a time of 2:31:34. Other finishers from the Lima

AUTO BRIEFS

Upcoming car shows • April 29 and every Wednesday through Sept. 30: Kool Car Cruise-In, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Happy Daz in Elida • May 16: Road Rebel Cruise-In, 5 to 9 p.m., K-Mart Eastgate, 2250 Harding Highway, Lima. • May 30-31: Westgate Charity Car Show Cruise-In at Lima Pigfest, Allen County Fairgrounds, Lima . • June 3:

There's typically “a story behind the story” in the news business.
Last week, the death of the world's oldest person, Misao Okawa, 117, of Japan, brought out this interesting tidbit: Japan has the most centenarians in the world with more than 58,000, of which 87 percent are women.
Why is that so?
Well, if you want to live as long as

The age-old story behind the story

There's typically “a story behind the story” in the news business. Last week, the death of the world's oldest person, Misao Okawa, 117, of Japan, brought out this interesting tidbit: Japan has the most centenarians in the world with more than 58,000, of which 87 percent are women. Why is that so? Well, if you want to live as long as

First it was Toyota, then followed Ford.
Both gave us an ugly flashback to the 1980s last week, a reminder that business is business, and Mexico remains a thorn for the U.S. autoworker.
Early in the week, Toyota announced it would spend $1 billion to construct a new factory in central Mexico, where it will build Corolla compact cars. The new fact

Auto jobs once again head south of the border

First it was Toyota, then followed Ford. Both gave us an ugly flashback to the 1980s last week, a reminder that business is business, and Mexico remains a thorn for the U.S. autoworker. Early in the week, Toyota announced it would spend $1 billion to construct a new factory in central Mexico, where it will build Corolla compact cars. The new fact

Bid for Kids auction features 'get-a-ways'

LIMA – Vacation packages and a getaway trip to New York City will be among the items being auctioned Saturday night by St. Charles School and Lima Central Catholic. The “Bid for our Kids” fund-raiser will begin at 6:30 p.m. at LCC with dinner and a silent auction. The live auction will follow at 8 p.m. Proceeds will be used to en

2015 area baseball capsules

BASEBALL CAPSULES The information was supplied by the coaches. Any school not listed, the information was not provided by the school. WESTERN BUCKEYE LEAGUEBathCOACH: Brian JeskoYEARS, RECORD AT SCHOOL: 6th, 84-54LAST YEAR'S RECORD: 21-9 (4-5 WBL) (district finals)DIVISION: IIRETURNING LETTERWIN­NERS (*=returning starter): *P/INF Jared Davis

Mulally paid $22 million in final year as Ford CEO

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Former Ford CEO Alan Mulally's compensation fell 5 percent to $22 million in his final year at the company, reflecting lower profits as the company invested heavily in new vehicles and plants. Ford reported 2014 compensation Friday in its proxy filing with the federal government. The company also announced that its ann

Using religion to hawk bias Reflecting on the Religion Section of The Lima News on March 26; Clayton Logan owes every gay individual in Lima an apology. Appropriating religion and/or the message of God to hawk her personal brand of bias along with her new entertainment video is repulsive. I hope she “Finally” sees the light. —

Trucking group against 75 mph

In a recent editorial, The Lima News editorial board opposed the proposed increase in the speed limit and we couldn't agree more. Unfortunately, the editorial purported that the Ohio Trucking Association “touts the economic benefits of being able to transport goods more quickly throughout the state.” But that premise is simply false; th

Robert and Gladys Ward are not the type of people who like to call attention to themselves. But there are few, if any, married couples like them in Allen County.
On Tuesday, they'll celebrate their 71st wedding anniversary. That takes them through 13 U.S. presidents — from Roosevelt to Obama — a man on the moon, and a time period when

93 years old, married 71 years, going strong

Robert and Gladys Ward are not the type of people who like to call attention to themselves. But there are few, if any, married couples like them in Allen County. On Tuesday, they'll celebrate their 71st wedding anniversary. That takes them through 13 U.S. presidents — from Roosevelt to Obama — a man on the moon, and a time period when





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