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‘Lego Batman’ stays No. 1, conquers ‘The Great Wall’

‘Lego Batman’ stays No. 1, conquers ‘The Great Wall’

NEW YORK (AP) — “The Great Wall” was a hit in China. In North America, it was a dud.The most expensive film ever made in China and w...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Never forgotten: 2007 Bluffton University baseball team honored at Hall of Fame induction ceremony

Never forgotten: 2007 Bluffton University baseball team honored at Hall of Fame induction ceremony

BLUFFTON — Corey Conn still wears a decade-old purple bracelet with the words “Never Forgotten” on his wrist, which serves as a cons...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


Editorial: Jordan had right idea in 2010, but wrong plan now

Editorial: Jordan had right idea in 2010, but wrong plan now

Not that many years ago, a brash and much younger Jim Jordan posed in the photo studio of The Lima News beside a large stack of paper. Printed on each...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Debunking Myths: Why You Should Start a Business in Lima

Debunking Myths: Why You Should Start a Business in Lima

It took a little over two years to get my business off the ground, from idea conception to completion. Was it challenging? Yes. Exhilarating, difficul...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


Ohio Lottery Results for Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017

Ohio Lottery Results for Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017

DAILY (Saturday)Pick 3: 0-2-0 day; 6-1-3 nightPick 4: 4-5-4-3 day; 4-2-4-1 nightPick 5: 6-9-7-4-3 day; 9-2-1-6-7 nightRolling Cash 5: 9-19-21-34-39CLA...

February 18th, 2017 |  


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Wildcats recover from OT defeat

DELPHOS — Delphos Jefferson had a Grand Canyon-like hole to climb out of after Friday night.But the Wildcats made it all the way back to level g...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Grove turns away Miller City

Grove turns away Miller City

COLUMBUS GROVE – Miller City came into Saturday’s Putnam County League matchup with Columbus Grove needing to win, in order to clinch at l...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Columbus Grove claims another conference championship in girls basketball

PANDORA — Columbus Grove secured its second outright league title Saturday with a 66-33 Putnam County League victory against Pandora-Gilboa.The ...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Good scores 30 in Wapakoneta boys basketball win

COLDWATER — Aaron Good had 30 points and Gage Schenk (12), Kyle Huffman (12) and Nick Schoonover (11) also scored in double digits as Wapakoneta...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Coldwater boys snag bowling sectional

MINSTER — The Coldwater boys duplicated the girls’ Friday feat by capturing the Division II sectional Saturday at Pla-Mor Lanes.“We ...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Ohio Northern goes to 25-0 in women’s basketball

ADA — The No. 5-ranked Ohio Northern women’s basketball team completed its first-ever undefeated regular season in school history as it ce...

February 18th, 2017 |  


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90th birthday: Robert Weber

90th birthday: Robert Weber

DELPHOS — Robert G. Weber celebrated his 90th birthday with family and friends at the Outpost, Fort Jennings.He was born Feb. 23, 1927, in Ottov...

February 18th, 2017 |  


How to help ‘hangry’ pets be happy

How to help ‘hangry’ pets be happy

My Welsh Corgi Betsy Louise is a food whore. There. I’ve said it.Those who know Betsy have seen her in action and will echo my sentiments. Her p...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Old farmstead’s history runs from John Brown to James Brown

Old farmstead’s history runs from John Brown to James Brown

DARGAN, Md. (AP) — From John Brown’s raid to James Brown’s wail, a stream of hot-blooded American history runs through a 19th-centur...

February 18th, 2017 |  


David Trinko: Outdoors because he’s out of excuses

David Trinko: Outdoors because he’s out of excuses

Mother Nature called my bluff. Now I don’t know what to do.It didn’t even seem like that big of a deal at the time. The wire in our electr...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Births

Births

St. Rita’s Medical CenterFeb. 15 — Jordan Arleen Cogley and Joseph William Lackey, Lima, boy.Feb. 16 — Jennifer Matic and David Stuc...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Beach town wary of new reality show

Beach town wary of new reality show

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Some residents of a shore town stung by MTV’s “Jersey Shore” are wary about plans by a bar featur...

February 17th, 2017 |  


OPINION


George Will: An adult voice amid pandemic childishness

George Will: An adult voice amid pandemic childishness

WASHINGTON — In his 72 years, Judge J. Harvie Wilkinson III of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, who was raised in segregated Ri...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


Editorial: Jordan had right idea in 2010, but wrong plan now

Editorial: Jordan had right idea in 2010, but wrong plan now

Not that many years ago, a brash and much younger Jim Jordan posed in the photo studio of The Lima News beside a large stack of paper. Printed on each...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Debunking Myths: Why You Should Start a Business in Lima

Debunking Myths: Why You Should Start a Business in Lima

It took a little over two years to get my business off the ground, from idea conception to completion. Was it challenging? Yes. Exhilarating, difficul...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


Letter: Bluffton ‘held’ Bevo to just 82 points

Thanks to Lima News Columnist John Grindrod for his very interesting two-part feature on Bevo Francis, the basketball phenom from Rio Grande College i...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Editorial: State pinching cities for even more cash

Gov. John Kasich’s proposal to strip some municipal income-tax collection duties from local governments is being seen as an effort to peel back ...

February 18th, 2017 |  


BUSINESS


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Ask Brianna: How can I stay on budget and still hang out?

Ask Brianna: How can I stay on budget and still hang out?

“Ask Brianna” is a Q&A column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I’m here to help you manage your mo...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Liz Weston: It’s OK to spend money on yourself — really

Liz Weston: It’s OK to spend money on yourself — really

People who spend too much outnumber, by far, those who spend too little. But the methods that therapists and financial planners use to help “und...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


Fighting the drag of retirement

Fighting the drag of retirement

We spend decades dreaming of the day when life won’t be dictated by alarm clocks, commute times, meeting schedules and office politics.Then real...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Cheryl Parson: Cruise calls no guarantee of clear sailing

Cheryl Parson: Cruise calls no guarantee of clear sailing

A couple of years ago, out in California, Scott Lawrence received a phone call from a “nice gentleman” working for a company called Caribb...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


Legal-Ease: Lawyers showing farmers lots of love over corn class action lawsuit

Legal-Ease: Lawyers showing farmers lots of love over corn class action lawsuit

Farmers are receiving lots of free steak dinners, hats, shirts, jackets and office supplies from out-of-town attorneys these days.The situation center...

February 18th, 2017 updated: February 18th, 2017. |  


STATE NEWS


Ohio board approves requirement for tracking of police bias

Ohio board approves requirement for tracking of police bias

COLUMBUS — A police relations advisory board has approved a first-ever standard for Ohio law enforcement agencies for keeping racial and gender ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Ohio inmate accused of mailing threats against Trump, judges

Ohio inmate accused of mailing threats against Trump, judges

LEBANON — An Ohio prisoner faces new charges over allegations that he threatened President Donald Trump and federal judges in letters mailed to ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Ohio University returning to normal after water main break

Ohio University returning to normal after water main break

ATHENS — Ohio University is resuming normal operations after a large water main break temporarily closed its main campus in Athens.The break Thu...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Motorist indicted in fatal hit-skip of Cleveland officer

Motorist indicted in fatal hit-skip of Cleveland officer

CLEVELAND — Authorities say the motorist arrested in the fatal hit-skip of a Cleveland police patrolman on an interstate had cocaine in his syst...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Cincinnati to build wall to stop slipping hillside

Cincinnati to build wall to stop slipping hillside

CINCINNATI — Cincinnati officials plan to build a wall they hope will stop a hillside from slipping further and potentially affecting undergroun...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Police investigating shooting after car chase in Columbus

Police investigating shooting after car chase in Columbus

COLUMBUS — Police in Ohio say a shooting near a UPS distribution center led to a car chase.Officials say Columbus police responded after a woman...

February 17th, 2017 |  


NATIONAL NEWS


Elderly woman charged with murder after DC slaying

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police say a 76-year-old woman has been charged with murder in the beating death of a 63-year-old man in Washington.District of Co...

February 19th, 2017 |  


US vice president visits former Nazi concentration camp

DACHAU, Germany (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence paid a somber visit to the site of the Dachau concentration camp on Sunday, walking along the ...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Hoarding hampers attempts to reach woman who died in fire

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut fire officials say a woman has died after a fire broke out in a Norwalk home with extreme hoarding conditions.Crew...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Ruling party candidate leads in Ecuador’s presidential vote

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The hand-picked candidate of socialist President Rafael Correa took the lead in early results from Ecuador's presidential elec...

February 19th, 2017 |  


Times Square rally protests Trump immigration policies

NEW YORK (AP) — More than a thousand people of various faiths rallied in New York City in support of Muslim Americans and to protest President Donal...

February 19th, 2017 |  


AP source: Trump’s revised travel ban targets same countries

WASHINGTON (AP) — A draft of President Donald Trump's revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive orde...

February 19th, 2017 |