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September 3rd

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.

August 31st

Wapak holds off Chieftains, 35-17, to win opener

August 31, 2013

Sports Editor

Though they never trailed, the Wapakoneta Redskins were resilient when they needed to be Friday as they had to execute in several key situations to hold off a pesky Bellefontaine Chieftains squad.

Wapak’s two-touchdown halftime lead, 21-7, was threatened immediately in the third quarter, but the Redskins made enough plays to hold on in a 35-17 victory over Bellefontaine in the 2013 regular season opener for varsity football.

Jefferson cruises past Waynesfield-Goshen, 48-3

August 31, 2013

Staff Writer

DELPHOS — Some lessons are best learned the hard way. The Jefferson Wildcats easily survived a lackluster start Friday to easily cruise over the Waynesfield-Goshen Tigers, 48-3, in season-opening varsity football action in Delphos.

The Wildcats rolled to the victory by simply wearing down an overmatched Tiger squad.

August 30th

'Skins post 8 goals in WBL win over Kenton

August 30, 2013

Sports Editor

The Wapakoneta Redskins scored eight goals in a winning effort in their second straight game Thursday, as they defeated the Kenton Wildcats, 8-0, in a Western Buckeye League varsity boys soccer game on the artificial turf at Harmon Field.

“We were able to control the middle of the field, and at that point in time, it was a track meet,” Wapak varsity coach Keith Rambin said.

Thursday’s win gave Wapak a 1-0 start in Western Buckeye League action and moved its season record to 3-0.

NEW BREMEN — Wapakoneta’s junior Adam Henderson ran in from the field between innings...
The Wapakoneta Redskins sent all nine batters in their lineup to the plate in the first inning...
One of Waynesfield’s own is taking over the Tigers football program, and the hope is the...

 

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