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September 20th, 2013

Economic 'fun'damentals

September 20, 2013

“Approach me. Approach me,” a young fortune teller calls from the corner of a classroom at Wapakoneta Elementary School.
“Every fortune is guaranteed to come true,” third-grader Robbie Lynch boasts as he is luring in customers.
Consulting his magic ball, the first-time fortune teller said it’s a secret how he predicts the future for his classmates with fortunes such as they will have a million dollars, win a lifetime supply of bacon, or get 10 ducks when they grow up, but it is a fun way to learn about economics.

Historian: Bloodbath saved U.S.

September 20, 2013

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If the Union Army had not prevailed militarily, a Civil War historian says the United States likely would have fractured into several republics much like Latin America.
Pulitzer Prize winning author Steven Hahn, who penned the 2004 book “A Nation Under our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from Slavery to the Great Migration,” approached the Civil War from the counterfactual historical perspective — looking at the Civil War if any of a series of events occurred differently.

Extras added to Dec. event

September 20, 2013

Committee members for the annual Children’s Christmas Holiday in downtown Wapakoneta met at Cloud Nine Cafe on Thursday to begin fine-tuning the schedule of events for this year’s seventh annual celebration.
For the full story, see the Friday, Sept. 20 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

New roofs planned

September 20, 2013

The Auglaize County commissioners are paying half of the cost for a new roof on the Fruit Hall at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds.
For thee full story, see the Friday, Sept. 20 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

September 19th

Brown: Health help on the way

September 19, 2013

Managing Editor
Nearly 1 million Ohioans should be eligible “for an historic opportunity” to receive financial help to afford “good health care coverage at a price they can afford,” a U.S. congressman and a non-profit organization director says, as the first enrollment period begins for President Obama’s Affordable Health Care for America Act.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown also says this should help poor and middle class Ohio residents concerned with health care coverage for their family and themselves.

Library welcomes ghost hunter

September 19, 2013

Locals can expect a history lesson at the Auglaize County Public Library during paranormal investigator and author John B. Kachuba’s upcoming presentation about his ghost encounters.
For the full story, see the Thursday, Sept. 19 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Former Wapak man’s poetry published

September 19, 2013

A former Wapakoneta man drew inspiration for his second published book from adventures he experienced on outings with his daughter and son.
For the full story, see the Thursday, Sept. 19 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

September 18th

Last Dasher standing

September 18, 2013

Managing Editor
The wire mesh barrel tumbles the pink cards around and over the other.
There are only two names left — Lima’s Kenneth Sturgill and Wapakoneta’s Lucy Zink — in the 4th annual Publishers’ Dash for Cash. The grand prize winner would take home $5,000 and the first name drawn of the last two would take home $1,000.
Sturgill says he will apply the winnings toward his car or house.
Zink says she will use it to replace an appliance.

Wapak agriculture students test soil for urban, rural settings

September 18, 2013

ST. JOHNS — A handful of dirt starts to ribbon between the student’s fingers as he rolls it back and forth.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, Sept. 18 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Local pair wins roof

September 18, 2013

Terri and Michael Fredericks, of Wapakoneta, had pinched and saved enough money to finally have their roof completely repaired several years ago.
For the full story, see the Wednesday, Sept. 18 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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