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Recent articles by Mackenzi:

Patients delaying emergency care; COVID hospitalizations stabilize

LIMA — The resurgence of coronavirus last fall may have led to another concerning trend: a reluctance to seek emergency medical care.“Early on, → Read More

Family questions Lima nursing home care

LIMA — Glenna Casto arrived at the hospital one day in December with a fever, during what was supposed to be a routine appointment. But when she was → Read More

Lots of calls, few shots

LIMA — Within 24 hours of announcing its first vaccination clinics for residents 80 years and older, the Auglaize County Health Department received s → Read More

Where to get the COVID-19 vaccine in Allen, Auglaize and Putnam counties

LIMA — Ohioans who are 80 years or older can start scheduling COVID-19 vaccine appointments, set to begin next week.The first round of vaccinations i → Read More

Vaccines come for developmentally disabled

LIMA — One-hundred fifteen Allen County residents with developmental disabilities and their caregivers received their first doses of the Moderna coro → Read More

Lima Stock + Field store among closures

LIMA — Stock + Field on Cable Road will close later this year, becoming the latest major retailer to vacate a storefront in Lima.Stock + Field Chairm → Read More

Guardian Lima talks ethanol production

LIMA — Each day, Guardian Lima grinds roughly 420 acres of corn. The ethanol plant is known for its production of fuel-grade ethanol, an alternative, → Read More

Legacy Arts District plans 2021 revival

LIMA — A grassroots effort to cultivate entrepreneurs and artists in Lima plans on reviving its monthly entertainment lineup and annual street party → Read More

Phase 1B vaccinations to start with 80+ on Jan. 19

LIMA — The next phase of vaccine distribution will begin Jan. 19 with Ohioans who are at least 80 years old, gradually expanding over the next four w → Read More

Lima hospitals continue vaccine clinics

LIMA — Lima hospitals are continuing vaccination clinics for frontline staff and other health-care workers two weeks after the first shipments of the → Read More

Parents face child-care woes during pandemic

LIMA — Child-care providers and working parents are under increasing pressure as more students are learning remotely and the costs of coronavirus saf → Read More

First babies of 2021 deliver hope

ST. MARYS — Quinn Wuebker entered the world at 12:04 a.m. Friday, becoming the first child delivered by Joint Township Memorial District Hospital in → Read More

Rising home prices make affordable cities like Lima more attractive

LIMA — There may be a silver lining in the economic turmoil wrought by the pandemic for cities like Lima: The newfound mobility of a work-from-home c → Read More

DeWine: Let’s speed it up

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Gov. Mike DeWine is urging Ohio hospitals to administer COVID-19 vaccines within 24 hours of arrival and asks those eligible to rece → Read More

Making the rounds on Christmas

OTTAWA — While many families here were exchanging gifts and making Christmas dinner, Sgt. Mark Brecht was out patrolling Putnam County with his K-9 L → Read More

DeWine: Elderly, at-risk adults and schools next in line for vaccines

LIMA — The next phase of vaccinations in Ohio will prioritize the elderly, adults with severe congenital, developmental or early-onset medical disord → Read More

‘We believe in it’: Lima Memorial physicians say they trust vaccine

LIMA — For nine months, Dr. Jason Stienecker and Dr. Jeremy Heffner held to the mantra that a vaccine would eventually arrive.The two doctors, who he → Read More

‘An end in sight’: St. Rita’s begins COVID-19 vaccinations

LIMA — It felt like an ordinary flu shot to Suzy Troyer. But the Moderna vaccine she received Tuesday morning is the first step for Troyer to develop → Read More

Region jobless rates nearing pre-COVID levels

LIMA — Jobless rates around most of West Central Ohio are returning to their pre-pandemic normal nearly six months after Ohio’s stay-at-home or → Read More

Lima area groups install air scrubbers, CDC urges caution

LIMA — Some businesses and workplaces are turning to devices that claim to kill coronavirus in the air to reduce the spread of coronavirus indoors. T → Read More