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August 22nd

Legislators dilemma

August 22, 2013

Staff Writer
The village of Uniopolis could experience a legislative problem with the new year — with four seats open and only one person running, they will not have a quorum to pass legislation or to even appoint councilors.
They also may not have a mayor since the current mayor is not running and not enough votes exist for councilors to appoint a new council president, who would then become acting mayor.

Teachers trained during waiver day

August 22, 2013

While their teachers underwent training, Wapakoneta City Schools students got to sleep in one more day before they had back to class Friday.
For the full story, see the Thursday, Aug. 22 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Local artists show craftsmanship

August 22, 2013

Local art and design work is to be displayed at the 5th Annual Greater Wapakoneta Community Art Exhibit at the Riverside Art Center in downtown Wapakoneta during September.
For the full story, see the Thursday, Aug. 22 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Wapak to take on Minster in final preseason test

August 22, 2013

Sports Editor

The Wapakoneta Redskins are now preparing for their final test from an opponent before the regular season begins on Aug. 30. Wapak will face the Minster Wildcats of the Midwest Athletic Conference in a scrimmage at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Harmon Field.

The Redskins concluded the two-a-days portion of their two-a-days schedule Tuesday.

Wapak varsity coach Doug Frye summarized his evaluated of the team’s two-a-days.

Garman throws another scoreless inning in start

August 22, 2013

From staff reports

Brian Garman started another game Wednesday for the Milwaukee Brewers’ rookie league team in Arizona, throwing the first inning in a 4-2 win for the AZL Brewers over the AZL Reds.

The Wapakoneta native made his first rehab assignment start Sunday after not pitching for nearly two months. Wednesday marked his second appearance in four days.

Garman, the Brewers’ 17th-round draft pick in 2010, allowed a leadoff double and then retired the next three batters, two on infield popouts, the other on a flyout to left field.

Wapak edges Shawnee by 5 strokes, 191-196

August 22, 2013

Sports Editor

Able to avoid an afternoon storm in the area, the Wapakoneta Redskins focused on their match against the Shawnee Indians and came away with a 191-196 win Wednesday in varsity girls golf action at Oak’s Golf Club in Lima.

Wapak senior Shelby Kohler was Wednesday’s match medalist with a nine-hole score of 43.

“Shelby continues to be our steady leader,” Wapak varsity coach Dawn West said. “She is playing very consistently and being a great leader for us.”

Jean Walter, 89

August 22, 2013

Jean M. Walter, 89, of Wapakoneta, died at 9:54 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System, following a brief illness.
Arrangements are incomplete at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta.

August 21st

Ground work on soil

August 21, 2013

Staff Writer
A Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) soil scientist said soil conservation and health is currently the top priority for the government entity.
Steve Baker, who was the keynote speaker Tuesday at the Auglaize Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) annual meeting, election and banquet held at the Wapakoneta High School cafeteria, told the crowd that government entities and farmers and other workers in the agricultural industry are getting more serious about soil and water conservation, but the idea has been around for some time

Sewer update bids low

August 21, 2013

A bid for improvements to update five county-owned sewage treatment facilities came in lower than expected.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, Aug. 21 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

SWCD names award winner

August 21, 2013

Working in his capacity as an elected county commissioner for several years, John Bergman has attended his share of meetings, banquets and awards dinners throughout Auglaize County.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, Aug. 21 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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