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June 13th

Winds befall Wapak

June 13, 2013

Staff Writers
Through tears a Wapakoneta woman talked about the damage a heavy windstorm late Wednesday night and early this morning caused to her home of 40 years.
Carolyn and Ron Zenz were in bed when the heavy winds came through just before midnight Wednesday, ripping their front porch off the house and tossing it into the neighbor’s yard. Half of their roof was peeled back on the home and the winds flung their front porch swing into a neighbor’s truck.

Buckland Fest stays at 1-day

June 13, 2013

Even after 41 years, organizers of the Buckland Fireman’s Festival continue to make changes to provide the best event possible for the community.
For the complete story, see the Thursday, June 13 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Brown pushes food program

June 13, 2013

As chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Hunger, Nutrition, and Family Farms, Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown says hunger is a real problem in rural and urban communities, especially those areas still hit hard by the Great Recession.
For the complete story, see the Thursday, June 13 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

ACHD: No refund

June 13, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
A request for a refund of a temporary food license application fee was rejected Tuesday by Auglaize County Health Board members.
Health Board member Dr. Thomas Freytag suggested the board not approve the refund of $70 to Pat Allen, who brought an elephant ear “fair type” stand to a truck pull at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds.

Raising the level of ACHS

June 13, 2013

For the past several days, the Auglaize County Historical Society underwent an assessment by a national organization in effort to make it more appealing to local and area residents.
For the complete story, see the Wednesday, June 12 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

W’field OKs property to be razed

June 13, 2013

WAYNESFIELD — Waynesfield Village Council members adopted a resolution declaring a property as being slum and blight as a first step in being able to raze the building as part of a neighborhood revitalization program.
For the complete story, see the Wednesday, June 12 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

June 12th

Storm to hit area

June 12, 2013

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Auglaize County and the surrounding areas. The watch is in effect until 2 a.m. Thursday.
The storm is expected to bring rain and lightning, hail, high straight-line winds up to 70 mph and heavy amounts of rain contributing to flooding.

June 11th

Weighty issue

June 11, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
Negative stereotypes affect more than people who are overweight, they also affect the people treating them, a top Auglaize County medical official says.
Auglaize County Medical Director Dr. Juan Torres said according to research by Raquel Pau published in the International Journal of Obesity, patients being treated by an overweight or obese physician tend to follow stereotypes when it comes to them, too.

Cold cools WaterPark numbers

June 11, 2013

Atypical cool weather to start the summer pool season has delivered a hit to attendance and days of operation at the Wapakoneta WaterPark, a city administrator says.
For the complete story, see the Tuesday, June 11 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Piehl presents list of projects to improve the fairgrounds

June 11, 2013

A list of work needed to be done at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds includes more than $72,000 in improvements.
For the complete story, see the Tuesday, June 11 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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