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August 30th

Challenge issued

August 30, 2013

Managing Editor
The leaders of police and fire in Wapakoneta came in with simple requests Thursday during a Wapakoneta City Council committee meeting — one will require more work and more money and could require a new tax levy or the safety of city residents could be in jeopardy.
Wapakoneta Police Chief Russ Hunlock would like video cameras installed at Veterans Memorial Park and the other parks to help combat crime, especially vandalism.

Lincoln exhibit kicks off with speaker

August 30, 2013

Locals took a trip back to the Civil War during a speech about Abraham Lincoln at St. Paul United Church of Christ after the opening reception of the Lincoln exhibit Thursday at the Auglaize County Public Library. 
For the full story, see the Friday, Aug. 30 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Remodel shines new light on space museum

August 30, 2013

The Armstrong Air and Space Museum has been cleared for take-off for a new display, walkway and outdoor lighting remodeling project.
For the full story, see the Friday, Aug. 30 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

August 29th

Tax levy on ballot

August 29, 2013

Staff Writer
During an emergency meeting Wednesday, Auglaize County Board of Elections members decided by vote to allow a revised tax resolution for the village of Uniopolis to appear on the ballot in November.
Board members decided to grant the village’s request after Auglaize County Prosecuting Attorney Ed Pierce briefly addressed the board on the issue.

BOE creates new retiree fund

August 29, 2013

Under the advisement of the new treasurer, Wapakoneta City Schools is setting aside general fund money into a special line item for when school district employees retire.
For the full story, see the Thursday, Aug. 29 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Dog shelter

August 29, 2013

Once the new Auglaize County dog shelter is built, the dog warden is anticipating having to hire someone to staff it.
For the full story, see the Thursday, Aug. 29 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

New salary table OK’d

August 29, 2013

Managing Editor
The Wapakoneta City Schools District is operating under a new administrative pay schedule and three hourly supervisors have been shifted to that salary-based schedule.
Wapakoneta City Schools Board of Education unanimously approved a new salary schedule for “other administrators” during Tuesday’s meeting at Wapakoneta High School and moved Maintenance Supervisor Steve Heitz, Transportation Supervisor Dave Tangeman and Food Service Supervisor Lori McKean to the schedule.

U’polis rushes changes to ballot

August 29, 2013

UNIOPOLIS — Uniopolis Village Council members adopted a resolution accepting changes to ballot language for a 10-mill property tax levy during a special meeting held Tuesday.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, Aug. 28 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Hotel luxury in your home bathroom

August 29, 2013

Why do hotel towels and linens look better than the ones at home?
For the full story, see the Wednesday, Aug. 28 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Fog delay

August 29, 2013

Wapakoneta City Schools are operating on a 2-hour delay this morning (Aug. 29). 

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