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Archive - Oct 2013

October 4th

Pancakes for pupils

October 4, 2013

More than 30 gallons of milk, 30 dozens of eggs and 300 pounds of batter produced approximately 5,000 pancakes for more than 1,700 people Thursday attending the 52nd annual Wapakoneta Rotary Club Pancake Day.

October 3rd

Reunited: Sergeant finds lost dog through Facebook

October 3, 2013

Lost in the dark and his owner thousands of miles away, one worthy dog found his way home thanks to a caring community and social media. 

Gently bumping his nose against the people closest to him, Diezel, the 11-year-old blind husky, makes his way around by his sense of smell and the helpful guidance of those who care for him.

After accidentally leaving the gate open in the back yard, Diezel was lost. 

City officials look to merge building codes

October 3, 2013

In an effort to assist Wapakoneta’s code enforcement officer and to help area residents, Wapakoneta elected officials intend to make the city’s property maintenance code reflect the building code in an attempt to make the rules more consistent.

Wapakoneta City Council Lands and Buildings Committee members met Wednesday with the city’s Code Enforcement Officer Paul Eisert to discuss current cases including the process of warning and citing property owners and in what ways committee members and councilors could help.

Airport officials plan for future

October 3, 2013

The authority charged with overseeing operations at the Neil Armstrong Airport is reviewing plans for capital improvements to be made in the future.

Airport Manager Sean Stroh said the Neil Armstrong Airport Authority Board is reviewing its capital improvement plan, which addresses long range goals, due by Dec. 15 to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), as well as a program application, to cover anticipated projects for 2014, which is due Dec. 1 to the FAA.

Wapakoneta reaches districts for 1st time in history

October 3, 2013

Sports Editor

Shelby Kohler was the first individual in Wapakoneta Redskins girls golf program history to reach the district tournament level in 2011.

Two years later she will lead the first team in school history to reach districts, in Wapak’s eighth season as a girls golf program.

The Redskins took second place Wednesday in a Division I Northwest District sectional tournament at Sycamore Springs Golf Club in Arlington.

Top three teams advanced from Wednesday’s sectional to the district tournament next Tuesday.

Wapakoneta to face stingy Bulldogs team

October 3, 2013

Sports Editor

For the second straight week, the Wapakoneta Redskins will be facing a team in good standing with respect to the high school football playoffs.

The Redskins will make a trip north Friday to take on the Defiance Bulldogs (3-2) in a Western Buckeye League contest starting the second half of the regular season.

Wapakoneta owns the second spot in Division III, Region 10, in the latest computer ratings, while Defiance is ranked sixth in Division III, Region 8.

Redskins shoot season high in sectional tournament

October 3, 2013

Sports Editor

The Wapakoneta Redskins shot a season-high 360 at sectionals Tuesday.

Wapak placed 11th out of 18 schools at the Division I Northwest District boys golf sectional tournament at Stone Ridge Golf Club in Bowling Green.

Wapak’s season ended Tuesday with its sectional finish.

“The conditions were tough,” Wapak varsity coach Kenny Wayman said. “There was a lot of wind, and the greens were slick. When you have that combination, it’s tough to score.”

Wapakoneta reaches districts for 1st time in history

October 3, 2013

Sports Editor

Shelby Kohler was the first individual in Wapakoneta Redskins girls golf program history to reach the district tournament level in 2011.

Two years later she will lead the first team in school history to reach districts, in Wapak’s eighth season as a girls golf program.

The Redskins took second place Wednesday in a Division I Northwest District sectional tournament at Sycamore Springs Golf Club in Arlington.

Top three teams advanced from Wednesday’s sectional to the district tournament next Tuesday.

October 2nd

Molding Ohio

October 2, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
Using their fingers to mold salt clay into hills and flatten it into plains, gave Wapakoneta Elementary School fourth-graders a 3-D look at their home state.
“They can actually see what it looks like,” their social studies teacher Connie Ferenbaugh said.
While students had seen a lot of different representations of Ohio in pictures and books and online, she said this project lets them actually see the state and understand its terrain up close.

Kickin’ grass for a cure

October 2, 2013

It is time for “Kickin’ Some Grass” for breast cancer awareness.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, Oct. 2 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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