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After near record highs of 85-90° on Monday, a cold front will usher in a cooler flow today, although still warmer than normal. A few clouds this morning, then becoming completely sunny during the afternoon. Highs should range from 75-80°, and winds will be lighter at 5-10 mph from the northeast. More >>

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Lima City Council met to approve the designation of the 113-115 East Spring Street building as a historic structure. The building was purchased by Heaphy Harmony redevelopment and will undergo renovations before being turned into a business. This designation will allow the developers to appl… More >>

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The Allen County Quiz Bowl kicked off Monday afternoon, a competition that brings 12 area schools to the campus of UNOH to test their skills. The 7th and 8th-grade competition is one of three divisions that will participate in the Quiz Bowl. There are around 8 to 10 kids per team, and they w… More >>

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Retiring Ohio Northern University president Dr. Dan DiBiasio reflected back on his time at ONU with the Lima Rotary Club Monday afternoon. DiBiasio started at ONU 11 years ago and is planning to retire from the university this coming June.  More >>

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They have been awarded the American Heart Association's Stroke Silver Plus Award for following stroke treatments based on nationally recognized, researched based guidelines. Lima Memorial applied for the award by demonstrating their work with stroke patients and the health and rehab educatio… More >>

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Troopers determined Patricia S. Billingsly, 48, of Columbia, Tennessee, was driving a 1999 Plymouth Voyager van when it went off the left side of the roadway.  Ms. Billingsly swerved and lost control.  The van struck a farm access drive and overturned, ejecting Ms. Billingsly.  She succumbed… More >>

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The sunny weather from the weekend will carry over to start the week! Notable changes will include a breezy southwest wind and warmer temperatures. Expect gusts to 30mph at times. Highs are expected to skyrocket to the middle 80s today, well above normal! More >>

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The community gathered in downtown lima for a rally to promote medical freedom. The Lima Community for Medical Freedom organized the rally and state that the goal of the event was to deliver a message of freedom both locally and at the state level. More >>

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Around 8:30 p.m. Friday, scanner traffic indicated the request for a tanker and for mutual aid to a barn fire located at 652 Township Road 110 outside of Alger. No information has been released on damage or if any injuries have occurred. We will update when it becomes available. More >>

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On October 5th through the 7th, families are welcome to stop in the Salvation Army to grab coats and other winter gear ahead of the season. Families will have to bring proof of household members along with proof of income and expenses. The Salvation Army is located at 614 E. Market Street in… More >>

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The local Democrats in Mercer County got together to feel a sense of unity. The dinner was to let the like-minded people in the area know that they're not alone. They invited the mayor of Cincinnati John Cranley, who is running for governor, and Jeff Sites, the 4th Congressional District can… More >>

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Planning a trip or traveling, in general, has looked a lot different since the pandemic hit. One effect of the pandemic is that more people are opting to insure their trips. Some insurance providers have even started offering plans that cover losses because of covid-19 or other epidemic dise… More >>

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Dr. Charles Rossfeld has been a benefit to the community in the Lima Noon Sertoma Club for 60 years. He has always been known as a hard worker, showing up to every event the club holds and working hard for the whole day. On Thursday, Dr. Rossfeld was awarded the Regional Sertoman of the Year… More >>

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A Lima man who was arrested back in July for an incident in front of Dollar General has his court case set.  George Crisp was charged with felonious assault after police say he took a victim to the ground and strangled her until she lost consciousness. More >>

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Rain totals over the past 36 hours have reached 3-6" for a large portion of the area. The saving grace has been the antecedent dry ground and low stream levels which have kept flooding issues minimal. If not, this would of caused a lot of problems. Here is a sampling of totals from area weat… More >>

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The City Planning Commission approved of a resolution to send a proposal to City Council which will change the zoning of the area to the east of Main Street, to the West of the railroad tracks near Jackson Street, to the north of the Ottawa River, and to the South the railroad tracks near Pe… More >>

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A Lima man gets charged with having sexual contact with a young child.  58-year-old James Spears was indicted by the Allen County Grand Jury on 10 counts of gross sexual imposition.   According to the indictment, the victim is under 13 years old and the alleged offenses took place from Janua… More >>

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On July 12th, Lima Police Officers were called out to the 1600 block of W. Wayne Street for a possible shooting. But they found three victims inside the home had actually been pistol-whipped during an apparent robbery. Detectives say two shots were fired by the suspects but none of the victi… More >>

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A soggy start to our Wednesday with areas of high water possible after 2-3" of rainfall overnight. The rain showers will continue through the day. Expect steady temperatures in the 50s, and gusty north winds to 30mph. More >>