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February 26th, 2015
Aaron M. Dietrich Sr. 26, will make his appearance in the Auglaize County Common Pleas Courtroom this afternoon. Today's appearance is an arraignment hearing only, with future court dates to follow.
Dietrich is charged with two counts of aggravated murder, one count of aggravated burglary and kidnapping, both first-degree felonies and intimidation of a witness, a felony of the third degree.
Be sure to stay right here for updates and for a full story on Dietrich's arraignment, be sure to grab your copy of Friday, Feb. 27 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
The Wapakoneta Police Department on Tuesday arrested three local residents for illegal manufacturing of drugs in connection to a suspected DMT lab.
For more on these arrests, as well as an update on Sunday's Blackhoof Street shooting, read the Friday, Feb. 27 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Five thefts from vehicles were reported to the Wapakoneta Police Department on Sunday and Monday.
For details on these thefts and more, see Page 3A of the Wednesday, Feb. 25 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Wapakoneta City Schools Superintendent Keith Horner and Wapakoneta High School Choir Director Kathleen Pellington gave reports to the board regarding the 2015-16 school calendar and an overnight show choir trip during a regular board of education meeting Tuesday night.
For more on the meeting, see the Wednesday, Feb. 25 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
The Village of Botkins administrator and council members spent some time discussing the Village's 2015 proposed budget during Tuesday night's council meeting.
For more information on the meeting, see the Wednesday edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
Waynesfield Village Council met Monday night with the big news from village administrator Fred Rowe announcing that the Village of Waynesfield will not be getting natural gas from Ohio Rural Natural Gas Company after investors pulled out of the business.
More on the news will be in Tuesday's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.
UPDATE: Rowe is not ruling out working with Rural Ohio Natural Gas in the future but as of now, deal with the company is on hold.
Two of the three men who have each been charged with aggravated murder in the death of a Uniopolis man in June have dates set for their arraignment hearings.
Joseph Ray Furry, 30, 821 E. Main St., Van Wert and James P. Dinsmore, 28, currently being held at the Allen County Jail both have their arraignment hearings set in March.
Furry, Dinsomre and Aaron M. Dietrich Sr., 26, of Wapakoneta are charged in the connection with the death of 54-year-old Charles E. Hicks, of Uniopolis, on June 9.
There are a few things to look forward to as we wrap up the final week of February. Be sure to grab this week's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News to see the full stories of this week's content.
Cridersville Elementary night at Happy Daz - Pictures in Tuesday's paper.
Waynesfield Village Council Meeting - Story will run in Tuesday's paper.
Uniopolis murder case - Arraignment dates have been announced, more in Tuesday's paper.
Heritage Trails Park District Meeting - Story in Tuesday's paper
Euchre Club - Story in Wednesday's paper.
A wind chill advisory is in effect from midnight tonight to 11 am Monday.
Wind chill readings could be as low as 21 below zero. Wind chills will drop past 10 below zero later tonight and stay that low into Monday morning.
Exposure to such low temperatures may cause frostbite.
A 29-year-old male was transported to St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center for non-life-threatening injury as a result of a gunshot wound he received early Sunday morning in the 600 block of South Blackhoof Street. Wapakoneta Police Chief Russel Hunlock said the case remains under investigation.