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October 25th

Grand Marshall's Award

October 25, 2013

The Grand Marshall's Award at the Wapakoneta Parade went to: "Monster" Kiss Tribute Band. See today's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily for all awards given.

FOOTBALL ACTION

October 25, 2013

Don't miss the Wapakoneta Varsity Football Game tonight at Van Wert - 7:30 pm.

October 24th

Costume Contest

October 24, 2013

Wapakoneta Kapow Club, Wapakoneta Daily News and the Wapakoneta Chamber of Commerce Costume Contest is at 6:00 tonight in front of the announcement booth.

Local arrested, charged with three felonies by Sheriff's Office

October 24, 2013

A 60-year-old rural Wapakoneta man was arrested Wednesday following a grand jury indictment for charges involving the use of a minor in nudity-oriented material.
Gregory N. Hengstler, 60, 13690 Brown Road, faces one count of illegal use of a minor in nudity-oriented material, a second-degree felony, one count of gross sexual imposition, a third-degree felony, and one count of pandering obscenity involving a minor, a fifth-degree felony.

Bungeeing Barbies

October 24, 2013

A few high school seniors were caught playing with Barbie dolls Wednesday morning in the main hall of the Wapakoneta High School.
The “Math Modeling” class, a college transition math class, spent its class time bungee jumping Barbie dolls off a 16-foot, 7-inch drop at the high school.
“They are learning how to use mathematics to predict things,” math teacher Darrell Heintz said.

Halloween Parade

October 24, 2013

Wapakoneta Halloween Parade tonight at 6:30 p.m.

October 23rd

HTPD to seek levy

October 23, 2013

Heritage Trails Park District (HTPD) officials announced Tuesday their intent to place a property levy on the primary ballot to fund programming and expansion of the Auglaize County park district into the next decade.
Heritage Trails Park District Commissioner Dave Stillwell explained the park district commissioners agreed to place a seven-year, 0.6-mill property tax levy on the primary ballot in May 2014 in Auglaize County. The levy would generate approximately $300,000 for the park district formed in 1996.

Studying soil

October 23, 2013

Cautiously sticking a finger in each of four bowls — sand, silt, clay and a combination of the three — students quickly discovered some differences in the types of soil.
Third-graders in Jared Selover’s class at Wapakoneta Elementary School worked on several different experiments on Tuesday as they wrapped up a science unit studying soil.

Zombies to invade downtown

October 23, 2013

Prepare to be bitten — zombies will be infecting Wapakoneta residents with a good cause this Saturday.
Kids, A Priority Of Wapakoneta (KAPOW) will be hosting its fourth annual Zombie Walk starting at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Wapakoneta Middle School.
KAPOW Vice President Nina Laney said the idea for a zombie walk in Wapakoneta began four years ago, as zombie walks were a growing trend in bigger cities. The idea was a hit in Wapakoneta, as well, and the event has averaged more than 100 participants every year.

October 22nd

City maps street plan

October 22, 2013

A city administrator proposed a road map for upcoming Wapakoneta street improvement projects totaling more than $6 million to be completed during the next five years.
Wapakoneta Engineering Superintendent Mary Ruck generated the five-year plan which calls for reconstructing Perry Street and West Auglaize Street and improving the area behind downtown businesses as well as repaving and improving the downtown section of Auglaize Street and Stinebaugh Drive.
For more information about the street improvement projects, see the Tuesday, Oct. 22 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

The greatest athletes of Wapakoneta gathered near the Auglaize River last night to race in one of...
Wapakoneta resident Amy Kentner threw the ceremonial first pitch Friday prior to the Cleveland...
Scoring 3,236 points over the course of the two-day championship meet, the Wapakoneta Waves swim...

 

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