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  • "Let's Talk" is key in the fight against suicide and drug abuse

    To fight the rise of opioid addiction and suicides in our community, it starts with two words, "Let's Talk".

  • Husted ready to run for governor

    Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted, crisscrossing northwestern Ohio, just days after announcing a bid for governor.

  • St. Rita's Appreciation Luncheon

    As volunteers they see and experience first hand how advancements in medical technology are helping care for our community.

  • 2017 Grand Health Challenge

    Another successful year of bettering the health of people around the region came to close Tuesday evening.

  • Fidget or forget it: Lima deals with the viral 'fidget spinner'

    They're called fidget spinners. One school district in our area has banned them - another is encouraging students not to bring them to class, but experts in our area say they can be more positive than negative.

  • Students participate in "Believe In Yourself " program

    It's a two day event that many students at New Bremen Middle School look forward to. 

  • Downtown Farmers' Market

    Local and in-season produce made its way back to downtown Lima today.

  • Findlay robbery suspect dies from self inflicted gunshot wound

    Findlay Police Department say the robber who shot himself after a police chase Monday has died.

  • Morning car crash at intersection of Wayne and Collett

    Two people are taken to the hospital, after a two car crash on the north side of Lima.

  • Memorial Day weekend travel expected to be record breaking

    Memorial Day weekend travel is always at a high level, but this year's numbers could break records.

  • April was a Great Month to Get a Job, as Unemployment Numbers in Ohio Counties Fall

    April was a great month for unemployment for Ohio, as all 88 counties saw decreased in their unemployment rate.                ...

  • LMHS EMS Awards

    Recognition was given to members of the Emergency Medical Service community Monday night.

  • Robbery suspect turns gun on himself after police chase

    Authorities in Hancock County say a robbery suspect shot himself near Bluffton after fleeing Findlay Police.

  • CIAO Scholarship

    A Lima charitable organization rewarded Allen County graduating seniors for their academic achievement this evening.

  • Lima Council approves AFSCME agreement and Justice Center rename

    Lima City Council approved changing the name of the building that houses the Lima Police Department and Municipal Court after Police Chief William Davenport. 

  • City of Lima trash and recycling reminder

    The Lima Utilities Department wants to remind city residents about their refuse, recycling and yard waste services. 

  • Full steam ahead for Allen County Land Bank

    The Allen County Land Bank is in full acquisition mode and is working hard to improve neighborhoods.

  • Local Mayors meet with State Lawmakers

    Local mayors meet with state lawmakers to talk about the proposed central collection of municipal tax that could affect 733 municipalities throughout the state of Ohio.

  • Lima NAACP backs two budding educational programs

    The Lima NAACP announced a new partnership with two educational programs to improve the quality of life for students hoping to enter college. 

  • St. Charles students raise funds to benefit OSU's James Cancer Center

    Every year the 8th grade class at St. Charles grade school chooses a charity to raise money for. This year all of the students decided to donate the funds to OSU's James Cancer Center in honor of the father of two of their classmates. 

  • Lima Memorial Foundation hosts annual Golf Classic

    More than 200 golfers tee-off to support technological advancements for the community.

  • State Route 117 traffic crackdown

    The Lima, Wapakoneta, and Marysville Posts of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are teaming up to help make State Route 117 safer. 

  • Judge Sets Dates for Jury Trial for Cory Eischen

    Visiting Judge Randall Basinger has ordered that the trial for Cory Eischen begin on October 2nd and it is expected to take two weeks.  

  • Speaker brings positive message and martial arts to Lima North Middle School

    Some students at Lima North Middle School were treated to a special workshop and presentation Monday morning.

  • Mercer County Sheriff Warning of Phone Scam "Spoofing" Local Businesses

     Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey reports that his office has received information of a phone scam circulating in the area, where the scammer “spoofs” the caller ID to show up as if a business within the county is calling, making it more likely for someone to answer the call and give the scammer an opportunity to gain valuable information.  

  • New Ex. Director training at Wapak Chamber

    A change in leadership at the Wapakoneta Chamber of Commerce. 

  • 1972 alumnus and Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine are addressing the 81 law graduates during their commencement address.

    DeWine Reflects on His ONU Law School Experience

    The 2017 Ohio Northern University law class learn about how their school changed the life of the Buckeye state’s top law enforcement.

  • The mother and daughter duo that will be moving into the house are Becky and Mariah Gable-Giblin, and the Habitat is making sure that their new home fits their needs to a tee.

    Putnam County Habitat for Humanity celebrates the start of a new build

    One of the important first steps to start building a Habitat for Humanity home is bringing the community together for the ground blessing ceremony - and that's exactly what the Putnam County Habitat for Humanity did in Ottawa.

  • The program provides funding to police departments to train first responders as they deal with opioid related incidents.

    Funding sought to protect officers in war on drugs

    Ohio’s democratic senator is calling for the Department of Justice to speed up the distribution of federal funding for the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Grant Program.

  • Lima Stadium Park dedicated

    A new Lima park is open to the public. Lima Stadium Park has been an effort of cooperation...one between the City of Lima, Lima City Schools, several private property owners and the AR-Hale Foundation.

  • Pared down St. Rose Festival Wraps Up

    This year’s St. Rose Festival was a bit different than previous years.

  • Workers at the ice cream shop decided to give back to the community by donating a portion of their sales to six different causes

    Dairy Hut donates to local causes

    The Dairy Hut in Delphos had the sweet idea to help out local causes Sunday afternoon.

  • The annual district art exhibit showcases around 800 pieces of art from grades K through 12 in the Elida School District.

    Elida Schools art exhibit

    Students with the Elida School District had the chance to show off their art skills Saturday afternoon.

  • Dumpsters and garbage trucks were set up at five different sites in Lima today in an effort to help people get rid of the trash they don’t want anymore.

    Final City Wide Pride Clean Up held

    Lima's City Wide Pride Clean Up is helping beautify Lima, one dumpster load at a time.

  • the rain that came through earlier cleared in enough time for the monster truck competition in the evening.

    Rain dampens 4 Wheel Jamboree

    Crowds were down a bit for this year’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Spring Four Wheel Jamboree Nationals at the Allen County Fairgrounds and organizers say the rainy weather is to blame.

  • Faurot Park was the place to be for dogs - and one goat - for the Bark in the Park event, put on by A Lotta Love Pet Rescue.

    Bark in the Park

    Faurot Park was the place to be for dogs - and one goat - for the Bark in the Park event, put on by A Lotta Love Pet Rescue.

  • Armed Forces Day marked in Findlay

    The passengers on this Vietnam Era helicopter are taking a ride of a lifetime.

  • Farmers gamble with Mother Nature

    They say farming is a gamble. A gamble with Mother Nature, and sometimes Mother Nature wins. For many farmers, recent rains have either helped or dramatically hurt their crops. There’s always the gamble of planting too early.

  • 14th Annual Wapak Tug Fest

    Auglaize County citizens gathered to the sound of revving engines Friday evening.

  • Rally in the Square

    Tonight, the long anticipated Rally in the Square kicked off in the heart of downtown Lima, but with some changes.

  • G2 Revolution Assists in Community Outreach

    G2 Revolution in Findlay has provided laundry soap, cleaning materials, personal hygiene products, and even bottled water for families in need around Lima.

  • Blue Caboose season

    It has welcomed visitors to Lima and Allen County for 27 years with this year being a little special.

  • Annual plant sale

    It was a one stop shopping experience for gardening enthusiasts Friday as two local clubs came together.

  • Significant storm damage in Paulding County

    While many saw rain and thunderstorms Thursday evening, parts of Paulding County received the brunt of the stronger storms. 

  • McDowell pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter

    A Lima teen once again pleads guilty to the shooting death of Daveon Petaway.

  • Driver sustains only minor scrapes in semi rollover

    A Michigan driver experienced difficulties on the roadways earlier Friday.

  • "Click It or Ticket!"

    Local law enforcement is raising awareness of the importance of seatbelt safety for this year's "Click It or Ticket!" campaign.

  • Real world experience

    Students at Elida Middle School got real world experience today as they participated in the "Real World, Real Money" program.

  • Young Leaders learn more about communication skills

    In business and in dealing with people in general, having a good set of communications skills is important. 

  • Ice cream reward

    Delphos students get recognized for their hard work and dedication of supporting the ALL Teddy Bear Fund.

  • Lane shifts on I-75 Work around Findlay to begin next week

    The following impacts to traffic related to the reconstruction and widening of Interstate 75 through Findlay and Hancock County are scheduled to occur in the coming weeks.

    • First ever Career Day at Shawnee Middle School

      Shawnee School District is giving kids a more in depth look at possible future careers.

    • Bikers and Pedestrians counted in Delphos

      If you saw a young lady with a clipboard at the corner of Main and Fifth in Delphos today here’s what she was doing. 

    • Lima school board meets before school year ends

      With the end of the school year quickly approaching, the Lima school board is getting everything ready.

    • Lima Schools volunteers recognized

      Volunteers with Lima City Schools were recognized by the school board Thursday evening.

    • Last Saturday for City Wide Pride Program dumpsters

      Lima's City Wide Pride Program is rolling into its third and final weekend.

    • Bicycle Museum of America hidden gem in New Bremen

      The Bicycle Museum of America kind of blends in with the rest of the downtown New Bremen buildings and at first glance you don't think that the museum could contain so many bikes, but you would be surprised according to museum coordinator Becky Macwhinney.

    • Seniors dive in

      Senior athletes participate in a swim meet to prepare for a national competition this summer.

    • 113 years and still going

      A look at a New Knoxville lumber company that has been in the woodwork for over a century and they're still going strong.

    • Students lend a helping hand

      Liberty Arts Magnet School students lend a helping hand in the community for the school's third annual "Day Of Service".

    • Putnam County Sheriff's Office being investigated

      The Ohio Investigative Unit is looking into possible allegations of misconduct and misuse of law enforcement equipment at the Putnam County Sheriff's Office.

    • Budd facing life in prison

      A Putnam County man faces a jury trial and possibly life in jail after being charged with multiple felonies involving minors.

    • Sensory friendly story time at the Lima Public Library

      A special story time event for the autism community, Wednesday.

    • Summer curfew hours

      With the end of the school year upon us area law enforcement wants to remind parents and students that curfews will be changing soon.

    • UNOH semi-annual Career Fair draws hundreds

      On the hunt for a job or life-long career? Wednesday, and again on Thursday, UNOH students and alumni in our area are getting a chance to meet face-to-face with potential employers.

    • Youth in Government Day

      Area high school students got a look at how city government and law works Wednesday morning. 

    • Lima Stadium Park dedication

      It had been in the works since the 1990s and now that it's complete, it is time to dedicate it.

    • Michael Luebrecht back in court

      A Putnam County man makes a return appearance in Common Pleas Court after serving 11 of his 25 years to life sentence for killing his son.

    • Perry meets Perry

      A Perry High School alumni and his wife presented a special gift to Perry local schools. 

    • Totes with food for students

      Leaders from the Ohio Association of Public School Employees provided local students totes with food as part of their "Making A Difference Program".

    • AAA checks Allen East High School cars

      According to AAA, just over 49,000 Ohio teens experienced crashes in 2016, which led to 14,000 injuries and 127 deaths. That's why AAA decided to host a car check up for students at Allen East High School. 

    • PotashCorp donates to Cridersville Legacy Park Project

      An Allen County industry is supporting a small Auglaize County town to continue its legacy.

    • Shoopman changes her plea to guilty

      A change of plea Wednesday in Allen County Common Pleas Court, from not guilty to guilty.

    • Academic signing event at Lima Senior High School

      It was a special morning for many students at Lima Senior High School.

    • Donate Blood During Trauma Awareness Month

      May is Trauma Awareness Month and the American Red Cross is urging people to donate so they are ready for a trauma situation.

    • 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.

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