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Cole Street Closure Friday July 25th

A reminder for drivers who frequent Cole Street between Grand Ave. and Elida Road. This stretch will closed to trough traffic on Friday July 25th from 8 AM to 5 PM for road widening work. The public is asked to use alternate routes during this time period. More>>

St. Rita's Parent Company Changes Name

The parent healthcare system of St. Rita’s Medical Center has changed its name. Catholic Health Partners will now go by Mercy Health. The name change is part of the Ministry’s development in becoming a unified team focusing on high-quality health care with lower patient costs. Mercy Health is Ohio’s largest health system with it currently operating under the “Mercy” name in five of its seven markets.Mercy Health’s president and CEO Michael Connelly said “Our new name is a symbol of the new wa... More>>

Changing Traffic Patterns In Allen County

Traffic laws are made to be followed. Whether they are designed for safety, convenience or a more accessible route changing laws can be a hard adjustment. Several areas of Lima’s streets are being modified which could be a tricky transition for drivers. Reverse angle parking on Elizabeth and West Street is a first time layout that is beneficial for downtown, but will take getting use to. A new traffic light will be going in at Wayne and Elizabeth along with more development near Elm and Eliza... More>>

Pepper questions DeWine's handling of collection contracts Video included

The democratic candidate for Ohio Attorney General wants his rival and current A.G. to be investigated for the handling of lucrative collections contracts. More>>

Why go to the Fair? Video included

Is it the food, the rides or maybe the animals? What is it that draws you to the county fair? That was the discussion at the Public Officials Dialogue this afternoon. More>>

28 Years of Suter's Barns and Sweet Corn Video included

The time has come to harvest sweet corn in the area, but despite cooler temperatures, sweet corn is excellent. Jerry Suter, with Suter Farms in Pandora, couldn't be happier as he says the weather has provided his corn with the perfect amount of rain and sun. More>>

Lima on Track with Mid-Year Budget Video included

The mid-year budget for the City of Lima is in good shape, according to their finance director, but they do have one possible future concern that they're planning ahead for. More>>

Flag City USA (Findlay) Target of Flag Cutting Video included

Flag City USA (Findlay) is the target of a series of crimes involving the cutting of American flags on Main Street. More>>

Dispatch consolidation study begins Video included

Consolidation typically means cost savings, but a newly commissioned study will determine if combining dispatch services in Allen County actually makes sense. More>>

Honoring Anderson's Wish Video included

When someone with an illness takes a turn for the worse, helping grant that person’s last wishes can be common for some. The family of Lima native David Anderson currently deals with this situation. Jack McGuire takes a look at how David’s family and friends help fulfill his last wish.

Lima Moving Forward on Lima Stadium Park Video included

Legislation is now being prepared for a project the City of Lima has been working on since the early 2000's.  More>>

K-9 officers get new protective gear Video included

Police officers wear uniforms every day while out on patrol. Now, some four legged officers are getting new uniforms of their own. Members of the Allen County Sheriff's Office K-9 Corps showing off the four new K-9 vests the department recently received.  More>>

Distracted Driver Crackdown Underway in 6 States Video included

Law enforcement in six states, cracking down on distracted driving this week. More>>

Bowling for Aaliyah Video included

An eight year old from Elida is battling a rare bone disease and the community came together this weekend to help More>>

Van Wert businesses apply for grant Video included

Some major improvements could soon be coming to downtown businesses in Van Wert. More>>

A Walk to Remember, 45 yrs. ago Video included

Where were you when Neil Armstrong first stepped foot on the moon 45 years ago today?These visitors to the Neil Armstrong Air Space Museum in Wapakoneta, remember where they were and what they were doing when Armstrong took that small step for man and a giant leap for mankind. More>>

Eagle Scouts Honored Video included

Nicholas Bockey, Jackson Donley, Clark Etzler, Bradley Klausing and Anthony Siefker have worked their way through the ranks. Each one started as simply a scout and over the years worked their way through five additional titles before reaching eagle.  More>>

Lima Walmart Theft Video included

The Lima Police Department is investigating a theft that happened today at approximately 5:30 pm at Walmart on Allentown Road.  More>>

Ottoville Parish Festivals Video included

An Ottoville church is looking not only to give back to the community, but to reconnect with past members and friends. More>>

Astronauts in Wapakoneta Video included

Wapakoneta is remembering Neil Armstrong this weekend as part of the Summer Moon Festival. A couple of NASA astronauts were in Armstrong’s hometown to talk about the space program. More>>

Helping Homeless Pets Video included

Homeless pets in Putnam County received an opportunity to find a new home today. Ottawa's Car-E-It shop held a fundraising expo in its parking lot. The headline fundraiser was an adopt-a-thon for homeless dogs. More>>

Rhythm and Ribs Video included

The 11th Annual Rhythm and Ribs fest kicked off today. Seven rib vendors take part in the event to showcase their prize winning recipes. More>>

Summer Moon Car Show Video included

Tonight the Summer Moon Festival showcased a classic side to it. The Auglaize-Mercer County Shrine Club assisted in holding a car show for those attending the festival. More>>

High Street Bridge Opens Video included

People traveling through St. Marys now have a more convenient route to take when driving downtown. A ribbon cutting ceremony helped celebrate the opening of the High Street Bridge.  More>>

Reported Shooting in Van Wert County Video included

The Van Wert County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a reported shooting that occurred Thursday night. More>>

Auglaize County Drug Arrests

Sheriff Al Solomon released the names and charges against 17 Auglaize County individuals arrested Tuesday, July 15th on numerous drug charges. More>>

Bicycle Tour of Limaland

Local and not so local cyclist took to the road Saturday Morning for a tour around Limaland Lima's Team Roadrunners Cycling Club hosted their first ever Limaland tour, which brought in participants from as far as Alaska, and from cities all over Ohio. Over 50 riders participated in the initial event. Team Roadrunners have been around for over 50 years and recently they have teamed up with Activate Allen County to promote having an active and healthy lifestyle in our area. They hope this t... More>>

Ohio’s Finest Law Enforcement Officer

A Lima police officer is named Ohio’s Finest Law Enforcement Officer. The Ohio Fraternal Order of Police awarded Sergeant David Gillispie Ohio's Finest Law Enforcement Officer Award Gillispie was one of 10 officers from around the state of Ohio up for the award. The 17 year veteran of the Lima Police force was also named Law Officer of the Year by the Lima Exchange Club earlier this year. Gillispie was the officer that was attacked outside the Lima Police Station in March of 2013 by John ... More>>

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  • Eau Canada: Caravan totes water to Detroit

    Eau Canada: Caravan totes water to Detroit

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:21 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:21:46 GMT
    A caravan of Canadians bringing jugs with 1,000 liters of water arrived in Detroit on Thursday afternoon in a symbolic protest against the bankrupt city shutting off water to residents who haven't paid their...More >>
    A caravan of Canadians bringing jugs with 1,000 liters of water arrived in Detroit on Thursday afternoon in a symbolic protest against the bankrupt city shutting off water to residents who haven't paid their bills.More >>
  • War College to investigate plagiarism allegations

    War College to investigate plagiarism allegations

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:15:41 GMT
    Sen. John Walsh said his unattributed use of others' work in his master's thesis was not plagiarism but "a few citations that were unintentionally left out of a term paper" that he blamed in part on...More >>
    Sen. John Walsh remained steadfast Thursday amid an investigation into whether he plagiarized a research project required for a master's degree, winning fresh backing from fellow Democrats in Montana and the governor...More >>
  • Doctor fired back at gunman in hospital attack

    Doctor fired back at gunman in hospital attack

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:15:16 GMT
    Police in suburban Philadelphia are investigating a shooting at a hospital campus and say they have reports people have been injured and a suspect is in custody.More >>
    A psychiatrist who was grazed by gunfire from a patient at a suburban Philadelphia hospital Thursday helped stop the gunman by apparently using his own weapon to shoot and wound him, but not before a caseworker was killed,...More >>
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  • Ex-Venezuelan intelligence chief detained in Aruba

    Ex-Venezuelan intelligence chief detained in Aruba

    Thursday, July 24 2014 8:06 PM EDT2014-07-25 00:06:27 GMT
    Authorities in Aruba say they have detained a former Venezuelan intelligence official on a request from the U.S. government.More >>
    Authorities in Aruba announced Thursday that they arrested a close confidant of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who was sent as that country's consul to the Caribbean island despite being sanctioned by the U.S....More >>
  • Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands

    Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:55 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:55:03 GMT
    Ukraine's government says 51 containers holding bodies and body parts of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash are ready to depart for the Netherlands aboard two military transport planes.More >>
    Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the...More >>
  • Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in Mali

    Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in Mali

    Thursday, July 24 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-07-24 23:38:51 GMT
    The official Algerian news agency says an Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has disappeared from the radar.More >>
    An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, and its wreckage was found near the border of neighboring Burkina Faso - the third major international aviation disaster in a...More >>
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