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The assisted living facility provided local families with the opportunity to pick up school supplies as well as have a bite to eat with food trucks available at the event. Organizers wanted to give back to the community and help provide some overall relief to families who are in need. More >>

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The audiology director for the hearing implant program at Cleveland Clinic says the survey also found that people are putting off getting their hearing checked over almost every other common health screening. In addition, 59% said they would very likely take their pet to the vet, but only 27… More >>

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The 172nd Allen County fair will be kicking off in a week, and Thursday night they found out who would be ruling over the nine day event. At the Allen County Fair Board dinner, Gabi Croft and Jared Shey were selected to be this year’s fair queen and king. Jared’s brother Brady and Cheyanne P… More >>

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Loose grass clippings on roadways after mowing your lawn can lead to clogging of drain basins on your street, which can lead to flooding issues in your neighborhood. A large number of grass clippings on roadways can also lead to potential motorcycle accidents. These reasons are just some of … More >>

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Wendy Staiger attending her first meeting of Task Force Lima and is eager to learn more about it. She is happy to report that the JSMC is hard at work and is looking at a steady stream of work well into the future. Staiger is the first woman to ever hold the top post at the joint systems man… More >>

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Midwest Electric recently donated $14,950 to 13 west-central Ohio charities and community projects through the cooperative's Community Connection Fund. Thanks to the 89% of members who round up their electric bill and donate to this fund, Midwest Electric has provided $1,272,194 to 1062 loca… More >>

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Homes that do hit the market are flying off the shelf with many fierce bidding wars from desperate buyers. This creates a hot seller's market due to excess demand and low supply. Local real estate agency CCR Realtors says just this week a local home that hit the market had seven offers withi… More >>

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The Bike and Pedestrian Task Force discussed ways to improve overall transportation in the area, with a focus on youth. The group says that they want to gather input from the area's young minds in order to have their voices heard, as well as give them a chance to participate in making a chan… More >>

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The use of helmets is the greatest defense against serious injury or death. The statistics are eye-catching in that nearly 75% of motorcycle fatalities in Ohio since 2017 resulted from no helmet use. However, it's not just about the experience and safety of the rider but the other motorists … More >>

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Phillips Road, just north of Lincoln Highway will be closed for 6 weeks for bridge repair starting Monday, August 15, 2022. There will be no access during this closure. The Allen County Engineer's Office is responsible for the maintenance of Allen County's local highway system, which include… More >>

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John Payne is seeking the bench currently held by Judge David Rodabaugh who will be retiring after his term is up. Payne was selected to be magistrate in 2018 and presides over the Veteran’s Treatment Court. There are two things that he is focused on if he wins the race, accountability, and … More >>

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Dietitians say what your child eats really does matter. Especially since it can affect their energy and ability to concentrate. Their lunches don't have to be elaborate. Simple things like whole wheat crackers, deli meat, low-fat cheese, and yogurt are all good options. You could also give t… More >>

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Tonight at the regular Lima City Council meeting, the topic of community policing was at the forefront of city councilors. Chief of Lima Police, Angel Cortes, addressed upcoming changes to community policing within Lima city limits during the report of officials at City Council.  More >>

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According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, a 1995 Dodge pickup was westbound on State Route 309 near Defiance Trail when the driver crossed the center line, hitting a guardrail and a bridge for CSX Railway. The truck then came to final rest in a creek. Delphos EMS responded to the scene, bu… More >>

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Lima, OH (WLIO) -The City of Lima will start their summer resurfacing projects on Monday, August 8th. Over 15 sections of Lima streets have been selected to get new pavement. The tentative schedule for the project, weather permitting, will run from August 8th to around the 19th. There will b… More >>

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Lima, OH  (WLIO) - Creativity filled downtown Lima this afternoon at the 3rd annual Legacy Arts Street Party. Legacy Arts is a non-profit organization made up of local small businesses and volunteers who have a combined mission to grow culture and creativity in downtown Lima. The street part… More >>

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Lima, OH (WLIO) - A Celebration in downtown Lima helps bring home the message that they are not alone. The Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Allen, Auglaize, and Hardin Counties held their 2nd Celebrate You event at the Vibe Coffeehouse. The event was created to let people know it… More >>

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The Allen County Sheriff's Office has received multiple complaints of Allen County residents receiving phone calls from an individual claiming to be from the sheriff's office. The caller claims to have a warrant for the person who answers the phone, and then asks for private information and … More >>

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The ways monkeypox can be spread are through sexual contact, direct contact with the rash or scabs caused by monkey pox, or clothing that has had contact with the infected areas. The rash looks like blisters or pimples, there are flu-like symptoms that go along with having monkey pox. If som… More >>

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Schools all across the country are faced with staffing shortages right now. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are over 500,000 fewer educators in public schools than there were before the pandemic. Burnout continues to be a driving force as more than half of educators say th… More >>

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Daddys at Work has organized a drop-off event for school supplies to make sure that every student has the opportunity to succeed in the classroom. Daddys at Work is a program committed to helping ease the stresses on families during these uncertain economical times. More >>

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Doctors say the transitional period for every child is going to be different depending on when they normally wake up. So if there is a big gap between when they wake up now and when school starts, he suggests parents change their sleep routine sooner than later. That way the child has an eas… More >>

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Members talked over concerns that have been expressed over the project, ranging from who would have final authority over scheduling and use of the aquatics center, to who would make up the planned advisory council for the facility. There was also discussion over the Lima City Schools' contri… More >>