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September 4th

Thomas Bodenmiller, 75

September 4, 2013

A lifetime native of Jackson Center, and resident of 22026 Wise Road, Jackson Center, Thomas E. ‘Tom’ Bodenmiller, 75, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at 1:19 a.m., at the Wilson Memorial Hospital Emergency Room in Sidney.
He was born in Pemberton, on July 19, 1938, to the late Eileen (Valentine) and Fred Bodenmiller. On Feb. 25, 1956, Tom was married to Marcella (Pittman) Bodenmiller, and she survives in Jackson Center.

September 3rd

Wapakoneta's Zofkie wins night meet

September 3, 2013

From staff reports

Allie Zofkie handily won the Wapakoneta Night Meet as the host Redskins’ freshman finished 1 minute, 8.6 seconds ahead of the next runner with a time of 19:47.7 on Saturday night at Veterans Memorial Park.

The race, which started at 8:45 p.m., was Zofkie’s second straight individual victory following a win on Aug. 20 in the Auglaize County Invitational.

The Redskins placed fourth out of nine schools with 98 points.

Wapakoneta wins home quad match

September 3, 2013

Sports Editor

The Wapakoneta Redskins rebounded just in time to win their first two matches and cruised in the third one to claim three wins in a home quad match Saturday in varsity volleyball action at Wapakoneta High School.

With the three wins Saturday, Wapak has now won six consecutive matches to improve to 6-1 overall this season.Wapak lost a tight 25-23 game to the Marion Harding Presidents to open the day’s action but evened the match with a 25-23 win of its own.

The Redskins then landed a 25-18 win to close out the best-of-three match.

Walter Dulebohn, 63

September 3, 2013

Walter E. “Wally” Dulebohn, 63, of Wapakoneta, died at 3:35 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo.
He was born on March 4, 1950, in Auglaize County, to Viola (Kaeck) and Charles B. Dulebohn, who preceded him in death. On Sept. 5, 1981, he married Elaine M. Burris, who survives in Wapakoneta.

Fryburg Fest

September 3, 2013

Staff Writer
Mock-turtle soup, grape pie and other traditions of the Fryburg Homecoming Festival were upheld Sunday evening at St. John’s Catholic Church.
More than $10,000 worth of prizes and raffles were available at the festival, but one of the most popular was a small painting of a winter scene.
The late Rev. Lawrence Tebbe was the leader at St. John’s Catholic Church for 34 years. During his time there, he was known for his paintings that he gave as gifts to members of his congregation.

Knippen retires

September 3, 2013

As an Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office deputy walks away from the Auglaize County Job and Family Services building on Friday, he says the county is going to miss Pat Knippen starting today.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, Sept. 3 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Mower mashing

September 3, 2013

Demolition derbies pits drivers who brush aside all fear while aiming at other cars.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, Sept. 3 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

September 1st

New hire likely

September 1, 2013

An increase in traffic and after hours callouts have prompted the need for another full-time employee at the Neil Armstrong Airport.

“We need another full time person here,” said Neil Armstrong Airport Manager Sean Stroh, who is the only full-time employee of the airport now. “Over the last couple years we’ve had a steady increase of traffic plus after hour callouts, which are hard to schedule using just part time help.

LGF has same percentage split, but amount decreased

September 1, 2013

The percentages of distribution remain the same for Auglaize County government entities, but the amount they are getting through Local Government Funds has been almost cut in half.

The Auglaize County commissioners recently approved an alternate plan of distribution for Local Government Funds and local government revenue assistance funds as proposed by the county’s budget commission. 

Going to eXtremes

September 1, 2013

The time is right to put on those dancing shoes.

The eXtreme Dance Center, based in Bellefontaine, has opened a studio in Wapakoneta and is accepting new recruits wanting to learn a variety of dance styles.

Chrissy Dunifon, one of the instructors and manager of the Wapakoneta site, said the time seemed right to begin offering dance lessons at the facility at the former Dodge City.

For more on the eXtreme Dance Center see Saturday's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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