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  • Loud-N-Lima

    The beginning of a three day rock music event kicked off at the Allen County Fairgrounds.

  • Using the right oil for your car

    Are you using the right oil for your car? New research suggest full synthetic oil is the best choice for any vehicle. 

  • Summer Moon Festival events at the Armstrong Air & Space Museum

    Preparations are already underway at the Armstrong Air & Space Museum for the annual Summer Moon Festival. 

  • Local business hit by pickup truck

    A Lima business was heavily damaged Friday afternoon. 

  • Funding change for Allen County Land Bank project

    There has been a change in funding sources for an Allen County Land Bank project.

  • Car hits side of house in Elida

    Linda Beaucage and Chuck VanBuskirk were at home getting ready for a doctors appointment when they heard a loud noise.

  • Little Free Library comes to Allen County

    A national program designed to bring the joy of reading into local communities is starting a new chapter in Lima.

  • Christmas in July Campaign

    The bells will be ringing for another week for the Salvation Army's Christmas in July campaign.

  • Auglaize County Fair prepping swine barns

    The Auglaize County Fair is taking precautions after hogs in Franklin County tested positive for swine flu. 

  • Early morning garage fire on Latham Avenue

    A large fire had the Lima Fire Department busy early Friday morning.

  • Manchester running for 84th State Representative Seat

    After seeing a disconnect between politicians and values of the residents of West Central Ohio, Susan Manchester says she wants to be their voice in Columbus.

  • Summer Moon Festival ready for fun in Wapakoneta this weekend

    48-years-ago on Thursday, Wapakoneta's favorite son, Neil Armstrong became the first man to step moon on the moon and there is no better way to mark the anniversary then to kick off the festival that honors that accomplishment.  

  • Bike cops arrest two in connection with deadly drug

    A trio of eagle-eyed Lima city bike cops are credited with getting the deadly drug Carfentanil off the streets.

  • Delphos splash pad opening soon

    Some good news for Delphos pool-goers: the new splash pad at Stadium Park is almost open for business.

  • Senators react to the news of Senator McCain's brain cancer announcement

    As the news traveled around Washington D.C. and the country, there was an outpouring of support for Senator John McCain. We talked to both Ohio Senators Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown about the news. 

  • Remembering Rev. Bob Horton

    A celebration Thursday evening of the life of a community activist that passed away recently.

  • Active shooter training at Parkway High School

    Four of the six law enforcement agencies in Mercer County converging in Rockford for active shooter training.

  • Keeping cool in Delphos

    For some people, the heat of the summer is a deal-breaker for going outside and enjoying the sunshine.  It's hard to find a middle ground when it comes to having a good time but also not frying in the heat.

  • Senator McCain faces uphill battle in fight against aggressive cancer

    Arizona republican Senator John McCain faces an uphill battle in his fight against cancer. 

  • Former Miss Kentucky caught smuggling marijuana into Allen-Oakwood Correctional

    Former Miss Kentucky USA is caught smuggling marijuana into the Allen Oakwood Correctional Institution in May. 

  • Back to school shopping

    Kids will be going back to school in about a month, but there's a few things they need to check off their list before the first bell rings.

  • Delphos home invasion investigation continuing

    Investigation is still underway for a Delphos home invasion that sent a couple to the hospital. 

  • NAACP says case involving fatal underage alcohol-related crash wasn't handled properly by LPD

    The local chapter of the NAACP say a case involving a group of underage teens was not handled properly by the Lima Police Department and they want answers. 

  • Saving lives one arm at a time

    The American Red Cross has been busy all day saving lives one arm at a time. 

  • Five young women compete in Miss Summer Moon Pageant

    The pageant was started in 1992 and has been a summer tradition for the Wapakoneta Community and the young ladies who participate in it.  

  • New C.O.P. substation

    The City of Lima has opened its fifth Community Oriented Policing substation.

  • Demolition of the Haller Street apartments

    Work started Wednesday on the Allen County Land Bank's biggest project to date.

  • "Good Grief Fun Camp"

    Putnam County Hospice brought some fun for youngsters this week at the annual Good Grief Fun Camp. T

  • United Way of Hancock County helping flood victim

    The United Way of Hancock County is working to help out those affected by the flood. 

  • Two vehicle crash sends one to hospital

    A two-vehicle crash sends at least one individual to the hospital, Wednesday afternoon.

  • Flood clean up in Findlay

    Sometimes the hardest part of a flood is dealing with the damage that comes after, and both the City of Findlay and residents alike are working together to get the city back to normal. 

  • Wapakoneta Police Chief says he will retire in September

    In a media release, Chief Russel Hunlock says he will retire effective September 15th. 

  • Rakeem Jones hearing

    One of the two teens charged in the Collett Street shooting on Mother's Day appeared in court Wednesday for a hearing.

  • The Chained Eagles in partnership with Senior Citizens Services is collecting personal hygiene items, clothes, snacks, and other products for veterans at the Dayton V.A. Hospital.

    Support our veterans

    They have served and protected our country and a local organization now wants to give back to them and is asking for the support of the community. 

  • Man loses life in Mercer County multi-vehicle crash

    Sheriff's deputies investigating a multi-vehicle crash, that killed one and hospitalized another, this morning in Mercer County.

  • Omer Schroeder's Dedication

    The Perry Local School Board of Education held a meeting Tuesday afternoon to take care of business as usual, but with a hidden agenda.

  • Blood drive at Elida High School

    The American Red Cross is looking for blood donors and they have a reward if you decide to donate.

  • UNOH provides life lessons through sports

    The Girl Scouts of Western Ohio traveled to the campus of the University of Northwestern Ohio for a three-day athletics camp.

  • Heat and humidity make putting out a fire difficult

    The Glandorf Fire Department was called out to a barn fire, Tuesday morning.

  • Lauer Historical Farm construction resumes after 10-year break

    Have you ever wondered what it was like to farm in the thirties? Well a year from now, the park district is taking us back in time.. 

  • Standing water could lead to more mosquitoes

    Although we have had a break in the rain there is still plenty of standing water around that could lead to another nuisance....mosquitoes! 

  • Indian Lake superintendent is appealing board decision for unpaid leave

    The Indian Lake School District Superintendent accused of sexually assaulting a young girl is appealing his district's decision to put him on unpaid leave. 

  • LACNIP garden to expand thanks to grant from St. Rita's

    The LACNIP Community Gardens are growing in more ways than one this season.

  • Weather Insurance

    Some of the most difficult damages to deal with can be the ones caused by Mother Nature.

  • Apollo Career Center's Aspire program

    Changing futures, changing lives is the goal of another Apollo Adult Education Program. 

  • Manufacturing jobs expected to rise with 1.8 billion pledged to JSMC

    It's been years since the JSMC has been able to do this much hiring. Nearly ten years ago, production handled just one tank a month. Now at fifteen a month, they anticipate that number growing.

  • Lawsuit filed against Allen County Jail

    A former Allen County Jail inmate files a lawsuit against the jail claiming negligence caused a MRSA outbreak two years ago.

  • Shawnee Township Police Department investigating possible accidental shooting

    On Friday July 14th just before 5 p.m., Shawnee Township Police and Fire Department responded to the 5800 block of Fort Amanda Rd. for a report of an accidental shooting.

  • the vinyl record format that is seeing a resurgence.

    Record Resurgence

    The average age for record buyers at Groamy’s is 20. It’s clear that millennials are just now discovering the format.

  • In-state tuition and mandatory fees will increase 5.5% for incoming freshmen including those attending the Lima campus.

    Tuition increasing for incoming freshmen at OSU

    If you have a son or daughter beginning Ohio State in the fall get ready for a tuition increase. 

  • Cleaning up Grand Lake St. Marys

    Wright State University professor says multiple organizations are taking steps to clean up Grand Lake St. Marys. 

  • "Ohio Drug Price Relief Act"

    You probably have seen the advertisements about the ballot issue surrounding prescription drugs - both for and against the issue - but those advertisements might make the issue a little confusing  to understand.

  • Debris cleanup begins Tuesday in Findlay

    Flooding in Findlay has subsided, all streets are reported open now. Now the cleanup begins.

  • The run took riders around the area to raise money for many different causes.

    10th Annual Dan King Poker Run

    Motorcyclists from around the area came to Lima to participate in the annual Dan King Poker Run - a tradition that has been held for the last decade. 

  • Indiana Wild animals at Ottawa Metro Park

    Some furry and not so furry animals were part of tonight’s amphitheater series at Ottawa Metro Park. 

  • Inside the log house, a demonstration on open hearth cooking.

    Living History Day held at Allen County Museum

    People could take a trip back in time today at the Allen County Museum. 

  • Along with garage sale items, people could also see some of the shelter pets that are available for adoption.

    Garage Sale benefits Ohio SPCA Shelter

    Some great bargains at the Ohio SPCA Shelter in Lima. The organization held a garage sale. 

  • It’s an all too common problem for the village.

    USGS monitoring river levels along the Blanchard River

    Many streets near the Blanchard River in Ottawa are closed to traffic due to high water.

  • The association helps people with Down syndrome as well as their families and communities.

    Mud volleyball tournament supports Down Syndrome association

    Saturday morning (07/15/2017) was one time when playing in the mud was a good thing to help out the Down Syndrome Association of Greater Toledo. 

  • All of the money raised will go towards sending care packages overseas at Christmas for those serving in the military.

    Hardin County Blue Star Mothers holds poker run

    The Hardin County Blue Star Mothers put together a poker run Saturday (07/15/2017)  morning. 

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  • Election Results,May 2017

    Complete coverage of the May 2017 Election results. Complete numbers from the Local Races & Issues.

  • According to a deputy with the Putnam County Sheriff's Department both cars were southbound on State Route 65.

    Two Hurt in Columbus Grove Crash

    Two people suffered minor injuries in an accident this afternoon in Columbus Grove.

  • U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio announced last week that Ohio is eligible to receive $150,000 for additional recovery services under a new grant program authorized as part of his bipartisan Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act or CARA.

    CARA Grant money available to help treat drug addicts

    Some much needed assistance is on the way for drug addicts who need help.

  • Dominion - Sounds of the Season

    The Holiday season is finally here. Sit back and enjoy the Sounds of the Season, brought to you by Dominion. This showcases the talents of choirs from around the region.

  • Giving the gift of life helps cancer patients

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the American Red Cross wants to remind people about how important their gift of life is to cancer patients.

  • Local Men Participating in Red Bull Challenge

    Three Lima area 20 somethings need your help in their efforts to participate in an Amazing Race type event sponsored by an energy drink manufacturer.