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November 30th, 2012
Auglaize County Engineer Doug Reinhart met with Auglaize County commissioners to review budget needs for the sewer, geographical information systems, tax map department and highway budgets for the upcoming year.
The sewer district budget is to increase by 10 percent to approximately $204,000, primarily due to employment changes within the department.
Books are great for academic study, and many schools have focused on certain classics such as “Moby Dick” by Herman Melville and “Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain, just to name a couple.
However, sometimes the creator’s heart and feeling can be lost in the translation on pages.
Carols and crafts and a special visit by Sadie helped bring smiles to faces of residents at Auglaize Acres.
Roots and Shoots of Auglaize County garden club members visited with Acres residents, passed out baskets as gifts and sang Christmas carols.
Missy Bartlett and all of us at the WDN wish you the best Christmas season ever!
With bows in her hair and wearing a pretty dress, 5-year-old Sophie Braun slides red-and-white beads on a red pipe cleaner to make a candy cane.
The youngster from Botkins concentrates on her craft as she waits for her chance to visit Santa Claus, who visited the Wapakoneta branch of the Auglaize County Public District Library on Monday.
“I want an American Doll and a Barbie,” Sophie says, peering through her glasses. “I want Carolyn, she’s the American Doll, and I want Barbie and Pop Star.”
WAYNESFIELD — Waynesfield Village Council members unanimously voted Monday to create a new village position.
Officially the position will be a new class of general laborer. The person hired to the position will have the responsibility of general village maintenance.
WAYNESFIELD — Waynesfield Village Council members continue to move forward with bringing natural gas to the northeast Auglaize County community.
Councilors heard the second reading of an ordinance Monday allowing the mayor to enter an agreement with Fanning/Howey & Associates to move forward with design plans to bring natural gas to the community.
Jason takes a moment from his work in the Wapakoneta Daily News' composition department to wish you all a wonderful holiday season!
Six Ohioans died this summer from contracting West Nile Virus and 113 human cases of the disease, including one from Auglaize County, were reported, the most since 2003. The lone Auglaize County resident who contracted the disease is recovering.
The first case of West Nile Virus in a bird or mosquito was reported in 2001, according to Ohio Department of Health statistics and the first human case reported in 2002.
The Auglaize County case involved a 78-year-old man, who loved to fish and hunt, and lived in a heavily wooded area.
Fifteen firefighters from two fire departments responded to a blaze in Wapakoneta early Saturday morning.
Eight firefighters and two engines from the Wapakoneta Fire Department responded to 611 Perry St. at 12:17 a.m. Saturday with two EMTs in back-up. Seven firefighters from the Buckland Volunteer Fire Department provided mutual aide on the fire.
Senior firefighter Eric Snapp reported the fire was confined to an upstairs bedroom. Capt. Jeff Orphal was in charge at the scene. No report on the amount of damage is known at this time.