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October 20th

VIDEO: Bengals, Browns, Chargers: Are they who we thought they were?

October 20, 2014

SI.com's Andrew Perloff and Aaron Nagler say if they're still high on Week 7 losers, the Cincinnati Bengals, the Cleveland Browns and the San Diego Chargers.

Stopping and selling the roses

October 20, 2014

During holidays, such as Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day and what some may call a Hallmark Holiday in Sweetest Day, a van sits on the corner of Bellefontaine and Wagner Streets in Wapakoneta or in the parking lots of either O’Reilly Auto Parts or Miller’s Textile.

That van is there to sell flowers, and it has been going on for more than 18 years by Gloria Garber and her husband, both of Port Jefferson, a town just east of Anna.

Optimists hold craft show

October 20, 2014

The Noon Optimist Club of Wapakoneta held its 11th annual Arts & Craft Show on Saturday at Wapakoneta High School.

Noon Optimist Club member Bonnie Wurst said 90 percent of items available at the show were homemade and 10 percent were commercial items that vendors purchased.

At least 64 vendors signed up for the event. Vendors from all over Ohio and parts of Indiana traveled to Wapakoneta for the show.

October 17th

Caps on for good cause

October 17, 2014

BOTKINS — Some way or another, cancer has struck someone throughout their lives. A mom or dad, bother or sister, aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, neighbors, the list goes on and on. Some instances are more devastating than others.

Trainer dedicated to helping athletes

October 17, 2014

Growing up in Marion, Wapakoneta High School athletic trainer Emily Nielsen never knew such a position even existed until she went to college.

"In Marion there was not an athletic training presence at all," she said. "I had no idea what it even was."

As a high school athlete, Nielsen said area schools would rely on parents sitting in the stands who may have had a medical background to provide treatment for injured players.

Event aids downtown businesses

October 17, 2014

It was all about raising your paddles, dropping quarters and a chance for some great prizes Thursday as the Downtown Wapakoneta Partnership sponsored its “Spook”tabular quarter auction.

“This all goes to benefit the downtown building owners,” Judie Presar, president of the DWP, said before the auction started. “We try to raise funds to help them restore their buildings.”

Neuhardt touts rural focus

October 17, 2014

November's gubernatorial election is not about voting for one political party over the other, it is about doing what's best for Auglaize County, said the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor, Sharen Neuhardt, when she visited the Wapakoneta Daily News Thursday. 

Benefit to aid cancer victim

October 17, 2014

A benefit honoring Scott McEldowney, a Wapakoneta resident battling stage four pancreatic cancer, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 18 at the Knights of Columbus, 614 N. Dixie Highway in Wapakoneta. 

The benefit is being hosted by McEldowney’s friends and family.

October 16th

VIDEO: Two Ohio schools shut down over Ebola scare

October 16, 2014

No classes today for students at a middle school and an elementary school in northeast Ohio. Both campuses are shut down over an Ebola scare.

Sister City groups say farewells

October 16, 2014

It was an evening of dinner, music, special gifts and presentations, magic, song and dance.

The Sister City delegation from Lengerich, Germany, said its farewells Wednesday night at a formal dinner and 20th anniversary ceremonies at Wapakoneta High School.

Following dinner, guests were invited into the Performing Arts Center, where they were first treated to a slideshow on the 20-year history of the relationship between the two cities.

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