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"The Allen County Fair is Here" Video included

The Allen County Fair jiggle is catchy and fun, but many are surprised to learn that the song is nearly 30 years old. More>>

Apollo Career Center Orientation Video included

First year students at Apollo Career Center attended orientation Thursday. More>>

Harima-Cho Tour Video included

Decade long international partnership continues in Lima. More>>

No More Rentals Video included

Last week commissioners announced the future closing of Memorial Hall, this week the board is asking that rentals stop. More>>

Dressing Up Animals at the Fair Video included

Dozens of animals received a beauty make-over on Thursday during the horse costume and best dressed pig competitions. More>>

Maumee Watershed Conservancy District taking over flood-study leadership Video included

The Village of Ottawa and Putnam County have backed out of a leadership role in the Blanchard River flood mitigation project, but a new group is taking over.
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Traditional Pioneer Skills Video included

Ever wonder what it would be like to participate in old-time pioneer activities? Johnny Appleseed parks has given people just that at the fair. Jack McGuire looks into the various pioneer-type projects and games fair attendees can enjoy.   More>>

Cow Grooming Competition Video included

Not all the steers are judged based on what is on the insideā€¦their outsides are just as important. More>>

Making The States Checkbook Public Video included

Ohio treasure Mandel is continuing his efforts to gain public access on the government's spending.  More>>

Vehicles on Bike Paths Video included

A small stretch of developing bike paths has begun to be disturbed due to cars traveling on it. A bike path in Cook Park is near finished after drivers proceeded to travel it thinking it's a normal road. More>>

Bath Safety Glass Video included

When students in the Bath School District head back to class, there will be an added level of protection from some scary possibilities. More>>

Hill Trial Date Moved Video included

The trial of a Lima woman indicted on 56 child sex charges has been moved back. More>>

Exotic Animals Exhibit Video included

Pigs, cows, and horseā€¦These are the standard animals you would expect to encounter when going to the fair. Allison Peters has found that not everything has to be traditional especially when it comes to the animals.  More>>

Delphos murder suspect waives hearing Video included

The man who Delphos Police say walked into the department and confessed to killing his wife is back in court.Patrick Coller waived his right to a preliminary hearing in Lima Municipal Court.  More>>

Midway Surprises Video included

The fair holds many interesting things around every corner and you never know what you may see walking down the midway. More>>

Fair History Exhibit Video included

If you are a history buff or are just interested in the fair you won't want to miss a special exhibit in the Youth Activities Building. The Allen County Museum and Historical Society will take you back in time a hundred years to "The Great Fair" of 1914. More>>

Horse and Pony Show Video included

Showing animals at the county fair is hard work. More>>

Food at the fair Video included

After the goat show at the Allen County Fair, Sheila Askins of Lima and her daughter Karlie had one thing on their minds--food. "Gotta get my fair fries, and I'm out of here, " said Askins. Karlie favored a blue raspberry shaved ice. The choices are vast from traditional sit down fare at the school booths to on the go treats served on a stick.  More>>

School's Open - Drive Carefully Campaign Video included

AAA kicking off their "School's Open - Drive Carefully" campaign, placing five school buses throughout the community. More>>

Adult Competition at the Fair Video included

Competition isn't just for the kids at the fair as hundreds of adults get in on the action too! More>>

Health Partners opens school based clinic Video included

Lima City Schools open for the first day of class tomorrow, but tomorrow is also the opening of a new health care initiative in the district. Health Partners of Western Ohio teaming up with the district for the opening of the Spartan Community Health Center. More>>

Live from Youth Day at the Allen Co.Fair Video included

Monday highlights the importance of youth involvement in 4-H as well as the D.A.R.E. Program. It's all about kids at the Allen County Fair. More>>

Bridge being replaced near Gomer Video included

Drivers around Gomer might have to find a new route. Starting Monday, the Lincoln Highway bridge over Pike Run is closed for replacement. The bridge is located between Sandy Point and Watkins Road in Sugar Creek Township.  More>>

Drunk Driving Simulator Video included

Law enforcement in the region are upping enforcement on drunk driving. The message is clear: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over. More>>

Jackson to remain at psychiatric hospital Video included

The Allen County woman who brutally killed her younger sister and attacked her mother when she was 19 will remain hospitalized. During a hearing, Judge Jeffrey Reed continued the commitment of Kenyada Jackson to the Northwest Ohio Psychiatric Hospital.  More>>

McClain Road Fire Video included

Lima Firefighters are investigating a fire on Lima's south side, just before 11:30 Saturday night. More>>

Birds of a Feather.... Video included

Birds of all shapes and sizes were vying for prizes out at the Allen County Fair. More>>

Updates Coming to Downtown Lima Video included

Lima City Council will hear about new parking meters and they should convenient for downtown parking costumers. More>>

Justice Kennedy meets voters at Allen Co. Fair Video included

County fairs seem to attract all sorts of people. Politicians try to take advantage of the situation by pressing the flesh....meeting as many possible voters as they can. Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon Kennedy spent some time at the Allen County Fair, meeting with people at the Republican Party booth. More>>

Dem. Candidate for Governor at Allen Co. Fair Video included

Ed FitzGerald....the Cuyahoga County Democrat running for Governor in Ohio was at the Allen County Fair Sunday... meeting potential voters at the Democratic Party booth on the midway. More>>

Cheerleading Competition at Allen Co. Fair Video included

They were cheering their hearts out at the Allen County Fair tonight. Twelve high schools and four junior high schools participated in the annual Cheerleading Competition.  More>>

Blood Drive Video included

A Red Cross blood drive today organized by a local family who'se daughter is being treated for cancer. More>>

Delphos Man Who Shot His Wife Makes Initial Appearance Video included

The Delphos man who turned himself into police on Thursday confessing he shot his wife, made his initial appearance on Friday in Lima's Municipal Court. More>>

Lima Stadium vs Spartan Stadium Video included

Thursday evening, Lima's School Board heard more than 20 people discuss the issue of the new stadium name, bringing in the fear that the nearby park would not be built. More>>

Upcoming Church Revival Video included

Lima City Councilman Derry Glenn has organized an event hoping revitalize the city. Glenn announced today that the "Releasing the Glory to a City" revival will be held toward the end of August. More>>

Lake Improvements Video included

The Lake Improvement Association met today in Celina, to update residents about the state of Grand Lake St. Marys.   More>>

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