Women drive downtown revival in Ottawa

Women drive downtown revival in Ottawa

OTTAWA — Downtown Ottawa has seen the addition of new businesses in the last year or two, with the total number has risen to 60 businesses.Of th...

July 22nd, 2017 |  


Preparing for the leap to entrepreneur

Preparing for the leap to entrepreneur

After two decades in the workforce, Ohio businesswoman Deborah Wasylko found herself faced with the prospect of having to move to keep her job while d...

July 22nd, 2017 |  


Liz Weston: How debt consolidation can go wrong

Liz Weston: How debt consolidation can go wrong

Daniel Montville knew a debt consolidation loan wouldn’t solve his financial problems, but the hospice nurse hoped it would give him some breath...

July 22nd, 2017 |  


Cheryl Parson: After disaster, avoid storm of scammers

Cheryl Parson: After disaster, avoid storm of scammers

Summer in Ohio, it seems, has all kinds of weather that can wreak havoc and destruction. Sometimes we have advanced warning of what’s coming; so...

July 22nd, 2017 |  


Land transfers, July 13 to July 19

Land transfers, July 13 to July 19

The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running July 13 to July 19. Figures reflect the sel...

July 22nd, 2017 |  


Home loan rates

Home loan rates

Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, July 21, 2017:30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank3.875 / 3...

July 22nd, 2017 |  


Delphos startup Slim Light Designs creates unique lighting source to save time, space

Delphos startup Slim Light Designs creates unique lighting source to save time, space

DELPHOS — A new startup company out of Delphos was created for the same purpose as many other small businesses: to figure out a way to solve a c...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Lima News publisher Olsson joins ONMA board

Lima News publisher Olsson joins ONMA board

LIMA — Doug Olsson, regional vice president for AIM Media Midwest and publisher of The Lima News, has been named to the Ohio News Media Associat...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Legal-Ease: Hot weather and electricity

Legal-Ease: Hot weather and electricity

Our region’s hottest summer days introduce requests from our electric companies to decrease our use. Growing up, I could not understand why such...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Subscription service brings locally sourced food to consumers in Allen County

Subscription service brings locally sourced food to consumers in Allen County

LIMA — Do you know where your food comes from?This question was the starting point for a Mount Vernon company that was looking to bring fresh, q...

July 20th, 2017 |