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May 23rd, 2013

Tree trouble

May 23, 2013

Silva cells and taller growth trees in the downtown business district as part of the $2.6 million East Auglaize Street reconstruction and enhancement project may be flipped with smaller growth trees planned for the residential section.
To view the complete story, see the Thursday, May 23 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

May 22nd

Help is on the way

May 22, 2013

Viewing the damage from the tornado that struck Moore, Okla. Monday is almost unimaginable for most people, but resident who lives there says to sit through the storm was even more treacherous.

Diane Brandehoff, a native of Ada, saidthe EF5 tornado is an event she will never forget.

At least 24 people, including nine children, were killed by the tornado, measured at 1.3 miles wide at parts, that went through the heart of the community. More than 230 people were injured by the storm and at least 100 have been pulled alive from the storm.

EMA official: Emergency plan should be developed now

May 22, 2013

With a weather pattern conducive to creating tornadoes across the Plains states in the past few days and moving into the Midwest today, an Auglaize County official says the present is a good time to develop or to review household emergency plans for future inclement weather.

Auglaize County Emergency Management Agency Director Troy Anderson predicts the summer of 2013 to be similar to 2012 with more storms likely based on reports issued by national climatologists.

Dog shelter contract OK'd

May 22, 2013

Electing to add six of eight alternates in addition to the base bid, costs for a new dog shelter still remain under the estimate of $460,000.

“We checked with our bidders and went through the numbers,” said architect Brad Garmann, of the firm Garmann-Miller & Associates. “Heyne went through the numbers and they are comfortable with a base bid of $381,600.”

Graduation Publication: Senior pictures needed

May 22, 2013

We have made contact with the school for photos, but we are still missing these seniors photos FOR WAPAKONETA. You have until 4 p.m. today (Wednesday) to turn them in if you want to be included in our Graduation Publication.

MISSING STUDENTS

Michael Bower

Keith Burns

Autumn Coon

Courtney Cottrell

Abigail Craine

Candace Cruz

Morgan Davis

Joshua Denman

Amber Dickerson

Joshua Dodds

Samantha Drain

Abagail Elsea

Ashlee Flever

May 21st

City leaders to investigate Tug-Fest complaints

May 21, 2013

With mixed reactions from local residents regarding noise, traffic and trash after the Wapak Tug Fest this past weekend at the Auglaize County Fairgrounds, city administrators intend to review what local enforcement did and what they could do better.
 

See Tuesday's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily news for the complete story

Power play for land

May 21, 2013

American Electric Power intends to expand its footprint in Wapakoneta with a larger, newer line from its Shawnee substation, so Wapakoneta City Council is considering selling the company 0.057 of an acre.
 

See Tuesday's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News for the complete story

Area chambers bring back job fair to county

May 21, 2013

MOULTON — After a five-year hiatus, the three Auglaize County chambers of commerce are bringing back the annual job fair at Easy Campground.
 

See Tuesday's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News for the complete story

May 20th

Crash claims local

May 20, 2013

A 32-year-old Cridersville man died early Sunday after being struck by a vehicle near St. Marys.
 

For the complete story, see Monday's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News

Rebate money to return to depts.

May 20, 2013

Money likely coming back to the city from the state Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will primarily be used to provide additional financial cushion in the funds from which they came, Wapakoneta Mayor Rodney Metz says.
 

For the complete story, see Monday's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News

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