LIMA — As the economy slowly improves, so, it seems, are home sales.The state and West Central Realtors have had seen an increase in home sales from 2013 to 2014.
LIMA — Unemployment has decreased once again, with September data showing Allen County and other surrounding counties lowered their number of jobless residents, according to data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family...
Long seen as having devastated Sun Belt cities, the subprime mortgage crisis unleashed turmoil on Ohio and other rural areas. Now federal officials are pledging regulatory attention and financial help.
LIMA — The wife of a man who died earlier this year has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a doctor and other parties involved in his treatment.Donna L. Smith, of Celina, filed the lawsuit in Allen...
RUSSELLS POINT — Indian Lake residents could be sliding down indoor water slides or swiping their credit cards at a mall in the Indian Lake region soon, as one American Indian tribe has land it's looking to develop.
LIMA — Gas prices were down across the board this week, with averages hitting lows compared to last week, last month and last year. Most prices also appear to be below $3, rivaling last week's four-year lows.
LIMA — Eikenberry Retirement Planning is hosting two free informational workshops on Social Security for baby boomers in November.
The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Oct. 9 to Oct. 15. Figures reflect the selling price of the property, along with the address or lot number of same and are courtesy of Allen...
LIMA — It's time again for seasonal jobs, but many stores are hiring for more than just the season.This year, stores are advertising that their seasonal jobs may become more permanent.
Sometimes, people do good deeds for others when society's concept of fairness hints (the legal term for hinting is “implying”) that the doer of the good deed should be paid.
The big question you need to ask yourselves during National Cyber Security Awareness Month is this: How secure are your computer and electronic devices?
LIMA — If it's getting to be time for a haircut, you may want to wait a few weeks until November, especially if you're a veteran.
AWARDSUNOH professors honored
Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014.30 YR / 15 YR RATE %Citizens National Bank3.875 / 2.875 %
BATH TOWNSHIP — Two speakers visited Bath schools Friday, informing students that opportunities in Lima are not difficult to find if you're looking in the right places, with the right credentials.
LIMA — University of Northwestern Ohio brought awareness of alternate fuel technology with its Alternate Fuel Vehicle Day Odyssey Thursday.
MINSTER — A federal grant will allow two local businesses to start a project that will span three years and 500 acres, and hopefully rebuild the honeybee population.
VAN WERT — Rick Racster had a plan when he opened his business in May.The 64-year-old was planning to pass Van Wert Lumber on to his sons in five years, and he began planning for it from day one.
KENTON — A dairy farm in Hardin County hopes to renew its permit to operate, and public comment is welcome.
TOLEDO (AP) — Toledo's mayor isn't about to pick a fight with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, even if it pulls Jeep Wrangler production out of the city where the vehicle's roots date to World War II.
LIMA — Gas prices dipped below $3 this week, an average that hasn't been hit in the Lima area since 2010.
LIMA — Express Food Mart on Nuebrecht Road closed its doors on Friday, and will remain closed until the health department clears it to open again.
LIMA — As you drive through Lima, it may even seem as if there's one auto parts store on every corner.
The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Oct. 2 to Oct. 8. Figures reflect the selling price of the property, along with the address or lot number of same and are courtesy of Allen...
Most farmers are prompt in satisfying their financial obligations. If a farmer does fall behind on an amount owed, there will be an unhappy creditor of that farmer.
AWARDSCentral Insurance receives award
Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Oct. 10, 2014.30 YR / 15 YR RATE %The State Bank & Trust4.0 / 3.125%Union Bank
LIMA — Lima-Allen County Paramedics celebrates 50 years as an ambulance service this week with an event at its West Spring Street garage from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday.
LIMA — Gas prices have dipped below $3 a gallon today at some gas stations, giving consumers a much-needed sigh of relief.
DAVIDSON, N.C. — Michael Bush, the president and chief executive officer of Civitas Media, the owner of The Lima News, announced Thursday he was stepping down to pursue other opportunities.
LIMA — Rep. Jim Jordan came to Lima on Wednesday to recieve an award for voting in support of pro-growth and pro-jobs policies.
KENTON — The Hardin County Chamber & Business Alliance released a new logo and motto on Tuesday as a part of a larger plan.
OTTAWA — When Rose Riepenhoff heard Putnam County Sheriff's Deputy Marv Schwiebert was going to speak about scams, she decided to go and see if he said anything she hadn't heard.
TOLEDO (AP) — Ohio's governor and the mayor of the state's fourth-largest city talked with the head of Chrysler over the weekend about the future of the Toledo-built Jeep Wrangler, just days after the automaker indicated production...
LIMA — Gas prices in the Lima area are down compared to last week and last month, but up a little from last year, according to prices reported by GasBuddy.com.
LIMA — The Ohio Attorney General's Office was warning people to be aware of computer repair scams in which a caller tells consumers their computers are infected with a virus and promises to fix them.
With the arrival of October, there is no shortage of pumpkin lattes, pumpkin bagels and lots of pumpkin beers to consume.
AWARDSAg Credit women honored
The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Sept. 25 to Oct. 1. Figures reflect the selling price of the property, along with the address or lot number of same and are courtesy of Allen...
Here we go again. Stay calm, and carry on!It seems we are always warned of some kind of computer or internet virus, malware, breach or bug that has the potential to “break the Internet.”
Immediately after high school, I served as the state president and then national vice president of the FFA (formerly Future Farmers of America). In those positions, I traveled around the state and country speaking and meeting with farmers,...
LIMA — As a national debate about gun rights on private property brews, companies in Lima are not immune to corporate policies or the debate.
Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Oct. 3, 2014.30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank4.0 / 3.125 %
LIMA — Potash Corp. in Lima will soon be helping to bring more business to the local economy, but not in the way many may think.
OHIO — September gas prices hit impressive lows, and while they'll be back, it probably won't be this month, according to GasBuddy.
LIMA — Derek Solomon wants to bring Lima something new.In the form of a solid wood bar, a beer can American flag and country music bumping through the speakers.
CONTINENTAL — Resistant weeds have struck farmers in Putnam County once again, but this time, it's worse than before.
COLUMBUS — The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation will be handing out checks to employers in the state starting this month.
ST. MARYS — A hospital in St. Marys is offering women discounted mammograms for breast cancer awareness month.
VAN WERT — The Van Wert City Economic and Community Development organization hosted its annual dinner on Tuesday night and recognized different companies and individuals with awards.