New highs for US stocks; Dow win streak longest since 1987

New highs for US stocks; Dow win streak longest since 1987

Wall Street notched another set of milestones Monday as the Dow Jones industrial average closed at a record high for the 12th consecutive time, the lo...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Gas prices up 8 cents in area counties

Gas prices up 8 cents in area counties

LIMA — Gas prices in nine area counties increased an average of 8 cents since last week, according to prices reported to GasBuddy.com.Allen Coun...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Celebrating Our Spirit: The next generation

Celebrating Our Spirit: The next generation

Check out stories from Celebrating Our Spirit, a special section looking at how automotive companies recruit young employees to fill void left by reti...

February 27th, 2017 updated: February 27th, 2017. |  


Car Talk: Just because you can do something, that doesn’t mean you should

Car Talk: Just because you can do something, that doesn’t mean you should

Dear Car Talk:I have a 1999 S-10 Chevy Blazer with four-wheel drive. I wish I had found one without the 4WD. I never use the 4WD, and it simply uses u...

February 26th, 2017 |  


If trucks could talk

If trucks could talk

BLUFFTON — Rick Scoles, of Bluffton, is a truck man through and through.That is why he could not pass on the 1952 International 120 that he happ...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Hard work, attendance important traits

Hard work, attendance important traits

LIMA — There’s one skills gap that Baby Boomer automotive workers are noticing between them and their younger counterparts that can’...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Tool and die in demand in auto plants

Tool and die in demand in auto plants

ST. MARYS — Ask auto industry analyst Kristin Dziczech with the Center for Automotive Research in Detroit where the biggest skills gap is as Bab...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Ohio Means Jobs links employers, job seekers

Ohio Means Jobs links employers, job seekers

LIMA — While businesses consider how to transition to the next generation of workers, workers both young and old are also endeavoring to put the...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Big demand for truck drivers in region

Big demand for truck drivers in region

LIMA — Geographically speaking, Lima/Allen County is strategically located in West Central Ohio, making Lima/Allen County the mecca for shipping...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


Retiring Baby Boomers shake up Lima region’s auto industry

Retiring Baby Boomers shake up Lima region’s auto industry

DELPHOS — On a recent morning at Vanamatic in Delphos, three employees with a combined 100 years of experience sat together at a conference room...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |