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Valuing vets

November 8, 2013

The Wapakoneta community came out to honor the nation’s veterans during the Wapakoneta Middle School’s (WMS) annual tribute to local heroes.
“It will never be equal to what they do for us,” WMS Student Council President Katie Engle said. “We want them to know we appreciate what they do for our country.”
She said student council members organized the event to give thanks to veterans’ many sacrifices and she thought the choirs and music were what made the assembly special.
“When every grade started singing, I think that’s what
See VETS, Page 8A

DWP starts drive

November 8, 2013

With the success of the Façade Improvement Program and improving look of downtown Wapakoneta, Downtown Wapakoneta Partnership (DWP) officials are looking for more members.
For more information on this story, check out the Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

TONIGHT AT 7:30 at Harmon Field - Wapakoneta

November 8, 2013

Playoff Game: Wapakoneta vs. Springfield Shawnee

Vision of the future

November 8, 2013

During a ceremony to honor the first participants in a joint private-public downtown Wapakoneta building program, the city’s mayor challenged Wapakoneta City Council to find more money for the fledgling program.
The Downtown Wapakoneta Partnership (DWP) hosted an event Thursday in the Wapakoneta Area Chamber of Commerce Heritage Room to recognize the first six property owners taking advantage of the matching grants available through the Façade Improvement Program.

Club collects ‘Coats for Kids’

November 8, 2013

Hundreds of Wapakoneta families should be able stay warm this winter thanks to a group of students dedicated to providing coats to children and adults in need.
“Coats for Kids” is a program provided by the Wapakoneta High School’s Octagon Club that collects community-donated coats to be distributed to struggling families throughout Wapakoneta.
Green barrels marked “Coats for Kids” will be set up throughout the community for people to donate new or gently used adult and children sized coats.

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