Two new businesses opened downtown, a new artist exhibit opened at Riverside Art Center and a community dinner's free-will donation raised thousands of dollars for two local families -- just a normal weekend in Wapakoneta!

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The Chained Eagles hosted a pool tournament over the weekend to raise funds for their many projects, including the Remembrance Well.Read more in Monday's Wapakoneta Daily News.

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Wapakoneta High School students continue to meet with administrators in an advisory position, hoping to improve the culture at the high school. Read more in Friday's Wapakoneta Daily News.

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Gov. Mike DeWine announces all health orders will be rescinded once Ohio counts 50 per 100,000 coronavirus cases. The state remains on a downward trend of new cases.

Wapakoneta Middle School students are honored with the Helping Hands award thanks to McDonald's Restaurants. They are, from left Scotty Hayes, Addison Stolzenburg, Anja Walters, Asher Heffner, and Bailey Shaffer. Also pictured is Stacy Vorhees, owner of the Wapakoneta McDonald’s, who shared …

New to downtown Wapakoneta -- a consignment store on East Auglaize Street. Joyce Peterson decided to open in Wapakoneta because she wanted to contribute to the success of downtown.  

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Another group of county residents met with township trustees to express their opinions about renewable energy projects proposed in the area. Read more in the Wapakoneta Daily News Thursday edition.

While the 2020 GOBA was cancelled, the 2021 version is a bit amended from the traditional experience but will stop in Wapakoneta for a two-day stay in June. Learn more about this year's bike tour in Wednesday's Wapakoneta Daily News.

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Riversiade Arts Center is featuring a local man in their most recent exhibit that opens Friday -- see Wednesday's Wapakoneta Daily News for more on Korbin Steinbrunner.

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Multiple vehicles including a state trooper vehicle were damaged in crash shortly after 5 p.m. Friday in the Northbound lane of I-75 near mile marker 116.  Traffic slowed as the highway was limited to one lane near the crash. While details have yet to be released, no injuries have been repor…

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For the 12th consecutive year, Wapakoneta High School swimmers have qualified for the state meet. Today seven young me will compete in individual and relay events -- Let's go Skins!

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The Wapakoneta Board of Education met Tuesday and recognized some outstanding students at the high school prior to the business portion of their meeting. Read more in Wednesday's Wapakoneta Daily News.

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The Wapakoneta Area Ministerial Association reminds local residents that the next Noon Lenten Service will be this Wednesday at Harvest Baptist Church, Redskin Trail.  All current safety protocols will be followed.

The Wapakoneta Service Club held its annual Chili Day Thursday, raising funds for speech and hearing therapy.

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The Marsh Foundation will open an office in Wapakoneta soon; in the meantime, the organization is holding a clothing drive for foster children. Read more in Wednesday's paper.

The Chocolate Walk on Saturday brought people to downtown Wapakoneta and a funding boost for a local non-profit -- read more in Monday's Wapakoneta Daily News.

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Sen. Matt Huffman and Rep. Bob Cupp met with the group of local residents who oppose a huge solar field in their neighborhoods -- read more in Monday's WDN.

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Wapakoneta Service Club is pleased to announce the Annual Chili Day event on Feb 18. Drive through only from 11 a.m. -7 p.m. Please contact a club member for advance tickets.  Here Mayor Tom Stinebaugh is receiving the first ticket from club president Wesley Powell.

A few Wapakoneta residents are questioning if the half-percent income tax -- passed by voters to improve city streets -- is being spent the way it was intended. Three residents came before the streets and alleys committee this week -- read more in Friday's WDN.

No petitions were filed for two election positions in the City of St. Marys -- see more on the filing deadline in Thursday's WDN.

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Wapakoneta Middle School held its annual Spelling Bee on January 27. Mr. Will Snydecongratulates and awards a plaque to the top three spellers: Elijah Hall, champion, Tessa Hartzog, 1st Runner Up and Cole Bruggeman, 2nd Runner Up.

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Auglaize Street resident John Sheipline will join the ranks of Wapakoneta City Council today, having been appointed to fill the unexpired term of Rodney Metz. Read more in Monday's WDN.

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Because of the anticipated inclement weather the community dinner has been postponed until Feb. 7, from 4-6 p.m., at Anthony's on Perry Street.

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4th Congressional District's representative Jim Jordan was in Wapakoneta Wednesday, and stopped in to have lunch with the Wapakoneta Service Club -- read more in Thursday's WDN.

Area greenhouses say now is the time to start thinking about your spring plantings. Read more in Tuesday's WDN!

An event to honor the memory of -- and fund a scholarship for -- Ben Stoll was held on Saturday and attendance was more than the organizers could have hoped for. Read more in Monday's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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With precautions over COVID-19 preventing a trip to Washington DC, local pro-life advocates held a local march in Wapakoneta. See Monday's WDN for more about their event.

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Wapakoneta High School held a homecoming ceremony Friday night at half time of the junior varsity game. Pick up Saturday's edition to read more about that, and the boys varsity game.

The Auglaize County Historical Society will host Dr. William Trollinger on Monday when he discusses the KKK in Ohio. For more details, check out Friday's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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COVID-19 vaccinations are continuing in Auglaize County. Pick up Friday's edition for the details on the upcoming Tiers and who is eligible to register for their COVID shot.

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WCS administrators are bringing in counselors to the high school Tuesday to help students deal with the death of Layla Nicole Yoakam, 17, of Wapakoneta, who passed away Saturday afternoon, January 16,  due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Andrew Klosterman appeared in Auglaize County Municipal Court Thursday to be sentenced for his part in an accident that left one area man dead. More in Friday's Wapakoneta Daily News.

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The Auglaize County Sheriff’s Office responded to an early morning report of gun fire. The reported gun fire came in at 3:24 a.m., on Jan. 12, 2021, in the southeast area of Clay Twp., within Auglaize County. A resident reported that a home security camera caught video of a neighbor coming o…

Cidersville police officers were honored Tuesday with a lifesaving award following a December crash in the village. Read more in Wednesday's Wapakoneta Daily News.

Josh Little will serve as president of the Wapakoneta Board of Education this year. The board met Tuesday -- read about the actions taken in Wednesday's WDN.