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June 7th

Wacky Days start at Wapak WaterPark

June 7, 2013

Zach Kimmet couldn’t have phrased the day any better as he stood in line to get free toys with his twin brother, Tyler, at the Wapakoneta WaterPark Wednesday.
For the complete story, see the Thursday, June 6 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Area fire burns home, claims pet

June 7, 2013

A house fire early Tuesday morning in New Hampshire claimed the life of at least one family pet, but all three occupants of the residence were able to get out safely.
For the complete story, see the Thursday, June 6 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News

June 6th

Economic good news

June 6, 2013

Managing Editor
Despite the talk of impending doom by most economic experts, a Fifth Third Bank chief market strategist says leading national and international indicators point to a strengthening U.S. recovery.
John Augustine, who manages approximately $25 billion in assets for the Fifth Third Bank, discussed 10 macroeconomic factors and six market observations as well as two recommendations for the future during a speech Tuesday sponsored by the Wapakoneta Area Economic Development Council.

Heavy damage to Wapak trailer in fire

June 6, 2013

Losses in a fire that occurred at 11:45 p.m. Sunday have been determined as “heavy,” according to a report from the Wapakoneta Fire Department.
For the complete story, see the Wednesday, June 5 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Twins peak as grads

June 6, 2013

In many ways they are very alike, and in other ways, they are very different. But one thing sets them apart from other graduating classes.
For the complete story, see the Wednesday, June 5 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

June 4th

Fire hits Fryburg home

June 4, 2013

FRYBURG — A home fire resulting in a total loss for a family of eight in Fryburg has resulted in an outpouring of help for the family.
Nancy and Chad Steinke’s 14-year-old son, Levi, was the only person awake in the residence at 11:38 p.m. Sunday playing video games when he noticed an orange glow coming from the kitchen. His immediate response possibly saved the family from losing any one of its members.

Vacancy creates personnel shortage

June 4, 2013

With the retirement of Jim Harpest from his position with the city of Wapakoneta at the end of last year, the Wapakoneta Engineering Department is in need of help this summer.
For the complete story, see the Tuesday, June 4 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Clean city for GOBA

June 4, 2013

Wapakoneta Mayor Rodney Metz pledges to have crews clean up the city in time for riders with the Greater Ohio Bicycle Adventure (GOBA) visiting Wapakoneta when they and their families arrive in mid-June.
For the complete story, see the Tuesday, June 4 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Hats off to ’13

June 4, 2013

Managing Editor
Staring out at their fellow graduates donned in their red or white caps and gowns, five members of the Wapakoneta High School class of 2013 reflected on the people who influenced their lives in the past and cited quotations from presidents, movies and other leaders as inspiration for their future endeavors.
The five honors speakers at Saturday’s commencement included Nicole Brown, Ross Kohler, Brandon Miller, Makenna Salsbury and Nate Hager.

EMA trains for wind, spill

June 4, 2013

Dozens of first responders, utility workers, county officials and other emergency personnel gathered in St. Marys and Wapakoneta to run through a training scenario that tested how prepared each segment was in the event of a disaster.
For the complete story, see the Monday, June 3 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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