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The Public Health Advisory Alert System is a color-coded system designed to supplement existing statewide orders through a data-driven framework to assess the degree of the virus’ spread and to engage and empower individuals, businesses, communities, local governments, and others in their re… More >>

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Expect generally dry weather this evening through much of the night before widespread rain builds in toward daybreak. Wednesday will be a wet day with rain showers and even a chance for a thunderstorm. Milder air will lift in with highs reaching the 50s.  More >>

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This Saturday from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. the fairgrounds will be opening the gates to the public, as they host the 1st ever Mercy Health Bright Nights, hoping to create a lasting tradition and build upon it. The event will be a drive-thru event, with music playing by the Lima Symphony Orchestra … More >>

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62-year-old Elmer Mault originally appeared in court on Monday to withdrawal his guilty plea made in September. However, he decided to keep it and move forward with sentencing. He was sentenced to serve up to 18 months in prison on the charges of arson and breaking and entering. More >>

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Many people will be busy cooking for Thanksgiving, and fire departments are asking that you keep in mind a few things to avoid a fire this holiday season. Thanksgiving is the leading day for home cooking fires, according to the National Fire Protection Association. More >>

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Governor Mike DeWine speaks with members of the Ohio Hospital Association to get an update on COVID-19 hospitalizations throughout the state. More than 4,100 people are currently in the hospital with coronavirus-related symptoms, including more than one thousand on intensive care units and m… More >>

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Staff members decided it is better to give than to receive. They gave up their holiday party plans to pack boxes for needy families this holiday season. These boxes will be heading to the Lima Salvation Army as part of their Holiday Assistance Program. Those participating say helping falls r… More >>

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Students say it was a little difficult getting people to sign up this time around, but 31 people rolled up their sleeves to help save lives. Teachers and students donated blood today. With the COVID pandemic, there is a shortage of blood and that’s why the Elida FFA wanted to keep their bloo… More >>

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Lima Memorial is now treating patients at their medical center in Wapakoneta. The $3.9 million building will feature 21 exam rooms, two procedure rooms and will also have the ability of on-site laboratory testing and x-ray services. Inside, patients could feel at home with the décor depictin… More >>

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Swan Nichols was sentenced to a minimum of three years in prison with the possibility of serving four years. Nichols pleaded guilty to an amended charge of robbery with a firearm. It was April 11 when police said Nichols took part in the armed robbery of a 22-year old victim. It's alleged th… More >>

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The dry weather will not last long as we track rain chances as early as tomorrow. Light, scattered precipitation will try to advance into the area by mid to late morning Tuesday. The air looks cold enough air for a period of light snow and sleet mixing with the rain. Precipitation will becom… More >>

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Even though the coronavirus numbers have spiked in recent weeks, Ohio’s unemployment numbers have fallen. According to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services the statewide October unemployment rates are at 5.6%, which is down from the 8.3% in September and the 17.3% in April at the s… More >>

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A local hospital is trying to help people breathe a little easier by getting them screened for lung cancer.  November is Lung Cancer Awareness month and Mercy Health-Saint Ritas is trying to bring attention to lung cancer and how to prevent it.   According to the American Cancer Society, lun… More >>

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Families in the City of Lima that ordered a turkey for thanksgiving will soon be able to pick up their order. Families that have placed orders can pick up their turkeys at New Life Christian Ministries located at 202 West Kibby Street on November 23rd, 2020.  More >>

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There has been a lot of promising news in the last couple of weeks about having a vaccine that could protect against COVID-19.  Drug company, Pfizer, applied for emergency approval of their vaccine with the United States’ Food and Drug Administration.   The company says that their studies sh… More >>

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Nearly two dozen packages were waiting to be shipped out from Apollo filled with toiletries and treats for some lucky Apollo alumni service men and women. Every year, the social studies teacher Melissa Roll coordinates sending the care packages and the items are donated by students and staff… More >>

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For the class’s “Education Day”, they were invited to Apollo to talk with the superintendent and get a tour of the school. With over 700 attending students at Apollo, they were able to see the hands-on teaching that makes the school so unique. More >>

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Senate Bill 311 inches closer to becoming a law after passing the Ohio House on Thursday. The bill narrowly passed through the Senate in September.State Sen. Rob McColley introduced the bill after Stay-at-Home orders were issued at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Ohio health dire… More >>

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In Allen County Common Pleas Court, a Lima man is asking for new representation in his alleged arson case.Jason Raines Sr. saw his lawyer withdraw from his case Friday. After not being able to fulfill his financial contract obligations, he will have to have an attorney appointed to him by th… More >>

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Saturday will be mainly cloudy with only a small shower chance. Highs will reach the mid-upper 40s. Temperatures will drop to the lower-mid 30s by Sunday morning as widespread precipitation works in. We will be *just* cold enough to see the rain mixing with wet snow at times during the morni… More >>

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A cold front will slip through Friday night, and that will bring a cool-down this weekend. Highs are now forecast in the upper 40s. Saturday will be overcast with a spotty shower possible, but we forecast the bulk of the rain to arrive Saturday night through the day Sunday. There are even hi… More >>

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It was 55 years ago this year the Lima Mall first opened its doors, and they wanted to celebrate the occasion. Representatives from the mall and the community spoke outside of the mall's recently remodeled front entrance. More >>

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Scenes of houses destroyed and floods overtaking the streets can be seen from Honduras after Hurricane Eta hit on November 3rd and Hurricane Iota on the 17th. Now several businesses and churches from the Wapakoneta community are joining an area wide effort called Operation Hope for Honduras"… More >>

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As the curfew is will go into effect, it will affect local musicians who receive income from performing at local bars and restaurants. One local musician Chris Brokamp had an upcoming performance at Zinum 12, which has been canceled as the bar has canceled all upcoming performances during th… More >>

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Windle says she is blessed to work with such a great community. “I’m thankful I live in a community that responds to things like creativity and the projects we are doing. The Audience here is willing to do that. And again, I think a lot of things happen in the community because of the great … More >>