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North Star, Lima-Allen County Community Brand Immortalized in Interstate Infrastructure
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 04:40:29 -0800

Leaders in Lima-Allen County, Ohio have committed their community brand to concrete. The brand – developed by place branding experts North Star Destination Strategies – will be integrated into interchanges and bridges along the Interstate 75 Corridor in a kind of functional branded art. (PRWeb February 24, 2015) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2015/02/prweb12533907.htm

Lima and Allen County Fight Back Against Heroin
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 14:47:18 -0800

Lima Ohio - The heroin epidemic sweeping across the country has hit several Ohio cities harder than others. Now, Lima and Allen County is feeling the effects. Just last week, two people were taken to the hospital for heroin overdoses, where one died and one survived.

Girl Scout Cookies Arrive
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:42:43 -0800

It's almost time for Girl Scout cookies to be sold and Allen County troops pick of their cases today.

Lake, LaPorte expect Toll Road to pay them millions
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:00:00 -0800

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are reaching for hundreds of millions of dollars in Indiana Toll Road revenues and a voice in its operation.

Former Allen County Sheriff's Office Employee Investigated
Tue, 03 Feb 2015 14:13:36 -0800

Allen County, Ohio - The investigation into missing evidence at the Allen County Sheriffs Office continues, as a former employee is now being looked at. The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is now looking into the alleged misconduct of a former employee of the Allen County Sheriff's Office.

2014 Allen County Fatal Crash Report Released
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 14:47:19 -0800

Allen County, Ohio - In 2014, there were nine fatal crashes, resulting in nine related fatalities, two more fatalities compared to last year. In total, three of those fatal crashes occurred in the city of Lima, and six occurred on rural roadways.

Decker Honored
Thu, 05 Feb 2015 13:17:32 -0800

A surprise celebration for a 17 year career in Allen County of helping people and keeping them safe.

ONU Frat Volunteers at Humane Society
Sat, 31 Jan 2015 16:12:33 -0800

These Ohio Northern University fraternity members spent part of their Saturday volunteering at the Humane Society of Allen County's shelter on Elida road.

Elida company facing OSHA fine
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:01:33 -0800

ELIDA, Ohio — An Allen County company that makes wood pallets faces proposed penalties of $133,540 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration after an inspection showed that workers are at risk of hazards.

Lawrence Co. yields monster buck
Tue, 10 Feb 2015 17:00:48 -0800

NELSONVILLE, Ohio — Two weeks out of the year, Shane Allen from Floyd County, Ky., can be found in southern Ohio hunting on the Wayne National Forest in Lawrence County.