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August 15th

Botkins BOE considers levy

August 15, 2013

Staff Writer
BOTKINS – New changes in school funding have Botkins school board members looking for a way to ask voters for a renewal levy, which will likely go on the ballot in a special election in February.

Pulls ‘rev up’ locals

August 15, 2013

Cridersville residents spoke up with concerns about the mud dumping and noise level coming from the local truck pulls at a meeting of the Cridersville Village Council this week.
For the full story, see the Thursday, Aug. 15 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Rollback to impact health department

August 15, 2013

The cancellation of rollback provisions for property taxes is expected to impact the Auglaize County Health Department’s budget in the future.
For the full story, see the Thursday, Aug. 15 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

August 14th

Exchange student dies

August 14, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
A German exchange student staying with a host family in Wapakoneta was killed Tuesday on an annual rafting trip in West Virginia.
Luca Kötterheinrich, 16, was on a commercial rafting trip on the Lower New River at the Keeney Rapids, when he was ejected at approximately 2:40 p.m.
Robin Snyder, chief of visitor services for the New River Gorge National River, said Kötterheinrich was ejected from the raft along a middle rapid and hit a known undercurrent rock.

Local officials check out log jam removal on Auglaize River

August 14, 2013

SOUTHWORTH – Officials from several entities met Tuesday to check out progress on the Auglaize River log jam project.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, Aug. 14 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Schools to hold open houses

August 14, 2013

Wapakoneta City Schools administrators and teachers are inviting students and parents to join them in a back-to-school celebration.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, Aug. 14 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

August 13th

Dogs now taken to Allen County

August 13, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
After the collapse of a building at the temporary rented facilities the Auglaize County dog warden was operating out of, all recovered dogs are now being cared for in Allen County.
“All dogs are going straight to Allen County now,” Auglaize County Dog Warden Russ Bailey told the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Rollback to end for taxes

August 13, 2013

New legislation regarding school funding could bring both positives and negatives to school district voters, depending on their willingness to continue existing property tax levies that have already been approved.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, Aug. 13 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Cridersville discusses storm damage

August 13, 2013

Cridersville community and city council members gathered Monday evening to speak about recent storm damage during a regular village council meeting.
For the full story, see the Tuesday, Aug. 13 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

August 12th

Loving it all — Wapak WaterPark tops area as best pool

August 12, 2013

Six years ago, only a small rectangular pool attracted on average approximately 30 patrons daily. Attendance numbers had fallen off from the hundreds that would crowd the pool during the 1950s and 1960s.
On July 4, 2008, the Wapakoneta WaterPark opened with a zero-entry pool, a three-loop water slide and two diving boards into a competition pool and the attendance numbers soared. The numbers climbed higher the next year as a speed slide was added.

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