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.
LIMA — This year, when Bob Morgan presented on the economic forecast in Lima, he got to give business owners a positive message.
LIMA — Though nothing is slated for November's ballot, one organization wants to get ahead of the potential votes, and not let state officials be “tricked” into signing a right-to-work into law, as other states have.
VAN WERT — A few months ago, Advanced Biological Manufacturing CEO Dan Custis had the company's upcoming expansion in the back of his mind.It was two years away and he had a business to run in the meantime.
JACKSON CENTER (AP) — The company that makes the iconic silver Airstream travel-trailers at a western Ohio factory is announcing a $5.9 million expansion.
LIMA — Residents within 12 areas of Allen County, eight which are within the city limits of Lima, live without easy access to grocery stores.
FINDLAY — Workers' compensation can be tricky, but the Hancock County Safety Council wants to clear it up.
LIMA — Though gas prices in the Lima area were up from the low prices last week, they are still low, according to prices reported by GasBuddy.com.
LIMA — When it comes to finding a job, there is reason for optimism.
VAN WERT — Residents in Van Wert who prefer to stay on their couch instead of peruse the shelves at the grocery store, can now get their goods delivered.
The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Sept. 18 to Sept. 24. Figures reflect the selling price of the property, along with the address or lot number of same and are courtesy of Allen...
Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Sept. 26, 2014.30 YR / 15 YR RATE %Citizens National Bank4.125 / 3.125 %
SIDNEY — A former receptionist of a local attorney has been indicted by the Darke County grand jury on two counts of grand theft and one count of attempted aggravated theft from two estates of a rural Auglaize County couple.
LIMA — Childers Media Group bought the Town Money Saver as part of its work to “broaden its portfolio of consumer-focused media.”
LIMA — The hiring environment has changed in Lima. Companies have been posting want ads and hiring new employees.
LIMA — Allen County AT&T customers may find it easier to use their tablets and Fitbits, as the company has brought 4G LTE coverage to the county.
LEIPSIC — When shoppers walk into Main Street Vintage they will a find a mix of accessories, antiques and a boutique-like atmosphere.The store reopened this month under the same name but with different items.
LIMA — More than 70 employers will be in the same place on Thursday, and they'll be looking for employees.
LIMA — Fifth Third will be at the Lima Allen Council on Community Affairs on Friday, along with its ebus.
CONTINENTAL — On Thursday night Mike Weller discovered a weed near his driveway that has the power to wipe out entire pastures and wreak havoc on farmers' yearly profits.
UNIOPOLIS — For Gale and Mike Miller, tires are a family tradition.The two own Miller Bros. Tire Service Inc. in Uniopolis, a tire and repair store that has been in the Miller family for 60 years.
LIMA — Time Warner Cable in Lima has so much demand that it has decided to hire more than 20 new full-time sales employees.The new hires will mean new products and services for customers, according to the company
This week, in addition to advising others as they start new businesses, I am starting my own business. After 12 years working for other attorneys, I am establishing my own law firm. As I have gone through this process, I have been able to recognize...
BLUFFTON — After attending an open house at Grob Systems on Saturday, Katie Garberson can now picture where her husband is when he's at work each day.
LIMA — The economy is always a very important issue for voters, but it will be even more “potent” in the minds of Ohio voters this November when it comes to the gubernatorial race.
LIMA — Automotive companies may be in trouble with a potentially debilitating loss of workers coming.
AWARDSSpratt receives distinguished dentist award
LIMA — By 2020, older Americans will account for about one-fourth of the workforce, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Did you know the first day of autumn is Monday? With the way the weather has been lately, you probably already thought autumn was here. The days and nights have been rather cool but great fall sports weather. Now, I like fall, leaves changing, cooler...
The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Sept. 11 to Sept. 17. Figures reflect the selling price of the property, along with the address or lot number of same and are courtesy of Allen...
Rates for 30-year and 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages with zero points as of noon, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.30 YR / 15 YR RATE %First Federal Bank4.125 / 3.25 %
LIMA — Allen County poverty rates are lower than those in both the state and country, what Brett Porter calls a “feather in the county's cap.”
LIMA — In February, Angie Poe quit her job of 18 years with the county and started her own yoga studio, realizing she wanted to do something else for the rest of her life.
LIMA — Husky Energy unveiled a symbolic gift to the United Way of Great Lima on Thursday.
LIMA — Rea & Associates Inc., a regional accounting and business consulting firm, has merged with Lima-based accounting firm M.A. Hoops & Associates Inc.
LIMA — For Anytime Fitness a bigger location didn't just offer the opportunity for more equipment, but the opportunity to impact more lives.
CHICAGO — For the first few months, the Super Hairo'N wasn't even a product. It was just something Lima native PJ McGuire developed to solve her own problem.
LIMA — On Aug. 8, Chris Sanford signed the papers to own a business that's been a home to her family for years.
COLUMBUS — One third of the new companies in Ohio are started online, with about 23,000 filings for online businesses since October.
LIMA — Lima merchandise exports are up 4 percent, with significant increases in chemicals, machinery and food exports in 2013.
BLUFFTON — Grob Systems Inc. is hosting an open house Saturday to introduce the public to what it does.
DELPHOS — K&M Tire has purchased the assets of Area Wholesale Tire in Texas.
PANDORA — Suter's Produce is opening its cider press on Wednesday.
Though electronic cigarettes are gaining popularity quickly, they may have a harmful downside for household pets.
LIMA — In an engineering class at Lima Senior High School, Moriah Henry is hunched over a circuit board wearing goggles, engrossed in her work.
NEW HIRESReporters join The Lima NewsThree new reporters recently joined the staff of The Lima News.
The trend of the real estate market in Allen County is shown by the following report, for the week running Sept. 4 to Sept. 10. Figures reflect the selling price of the property, along with the address or lot number of same and are courtesy of Allen...
LIMA — Superheroes aren't just for boys, and neither are the comic books their stories usually take place in.Alter Ego Comics in downtown Lima is trying to prove that comics are for women, too.
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