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February 16th, 2015

Buckland's Hummer may go to Jackson Center

February 16, 2015

Buckland Police Chief Brian Snider said Jackson Center would like to add the Hummer Buckland received in 2012 to its tactical team. The transfer will have to be approved by the federal government.

February 13th

Farmer’s win helps firefighters

February 13, 2015

BUCKLAND — The Monsanto Fund made a $2,500 donation to the Buckland Volunteer Fire Department on Wednesday.

Local producer Tony Lochard was selected as a winner in America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The program enrolls farmers for a chance to win $2,500, which is then donated to the farmer’s nonprofit of choice. Lochard Farms selected Buckland Volunteer Fire Department to receive the donation.

Buckland strives to soldier on

February 13, 2015

BUCKLAND — Presiding over her first regular meeting of the Village Council, Acting Mayor Janet Bible reached out to the community to thank them for their support as she fills out the term of Dan Lambert, who resigned Monday.

First on council’s plate is the need for two council members to replace Bible and Lonnie John, who also resigned Monday.

Candidates must be voting residents of Buckland and must have resided in the village for at least a year.

February 12th

Legacy Park project moves forward

February 12, 2015

During Monday's Village Council meeting, council took the necessary steps forward to get the Legacy Park project off the ground and running. Funds were the main talk regarding the project Monday. To see more on the story on Legacy Park, be sure to grab your Friday edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News. 

February 11th

Botkins village council update

February 11, 2015

The Botkins village administrator spoke of plans to make the town more aesthetically pleasing during Tuesday night's village council meeting. For more details about the meeting, see the Wednesday edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

February 10th

DWP hands out awards at annual meeting

February 10, 2015

The Downtown Wapakoneta Partnership (DWP) presented six awards to local businesses and a city department Tuesday night during its Annual Meeting and Dinner held at the the Eagles. 

Merit Award winners included The Concrete Protector, James F. Hearn Law Office and Interior Motifs.

Gift to the Community Award winners were the Auglaize Roots and Shoots Garden Club, Village Green and the Wapakoneta Electric Department. 

For more on the DWP meeting, see tomorrow's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News. 

Shakeup in Buckland

February 10, 2015

Monday's special meeting of Buckland Village Council saw the mayor, the village clerk, a councilman and the street commissioner resigning.

February 9th

Cridersville Village Council Update

February 10, 2015

Cridersville Village Council meeting was held tonight. During the meeting, council approved several EMS contracts with an area village and township.

Council is also moving forward with the implemention of having a One Call system in place to notify residents of various emergencies.

For more on Monday night's meeting, see the Tuesday, Feb. 10 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Scheduled power outage

February 9, 2015

Midwest Electric will have a 15-minute planned power outage Thursday, between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. to perform minor maintenance at the Amanda substation. The Amanda substation serves from north of Wapakoneta to west of Elida, west of Cridersville, north of Buckland, east and northeast of Spencerville. If you have any questions or concerns about the outage, call Midwest Electric at 1-800-962-3830.

What's on tap for this week

February 9, 2015

There are plenty of happenings in and around Wapakoneta this week. Here is a running list of things to look forward to seeing in this week's print edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.


Buckland Village Council - A special meeting will be held followed up the village's budget meeting. Story will be in Tuesday's paper.

Waynesfield-Goshen Board of Education - Story in Tuesday's paper.


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