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The Wapakoneta High School football team earned a share of the WBL title Friday with a win over Defiance. Here are more scenes from that game.

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It was a chilly night for a parade but that didn't stop costume contest participants, 100 parade entries and thousands of parade-goers from enjoying the hour-long parade down Auglaize Street.

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WASHIINGTON (AP) — Colin Powell, who served Democratic and Republican presidents in war and peace but whose sterling reputation suffered when he went before the U.N. and made faulty claims to justify the U.S. war in Iraq, has died of COVID-19 complications. He was 84.In 1989 Powell became th…

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Multiple Fire Departments are responding to the 3600 block of East Shelby Road in Minster. Initial reports of a vehicle fire developed into an active structure fire late Sunday. Officials confirmed that cattle were also being rounded up at the scene.

COVID-19 is the main topic for the Auglaize County Health Department board meeting. See Wednesday's WDN for more on what's happening locally with the coronavirus.

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Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announces grant funding to help art organizations. See Wednesday's Wapakoneta Daily News for the story.

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Area chili and soup enthusiasts can support a local cause as Salty Heifer Fans is raising funds for the Wayne Township Fire Department through a chili/soup cook off Saturday Oct. 9. Owner Missy Hefner approached Fire Chief Albert Presnell about the fundraising idea.

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Wapakoneta Rotarians are preparing for the 60th annual Pancake Dinner, which is set for Thursday. Read more about the event and who benefits from the proceeds in Monday's Wapakoneta Daily News.

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This years Auglaize County Democrat of the year is board of elections member Rodney Metz. Metz had also served as mayor and a member of Wapakoneta City Council. Details from the 2021 Auglaize County Fall Democrat Dinner will be in Saturdays edition of the WDN.

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Families gathered Monday to read under the lights at Harmon Field, the home of the Wapakoneta High School football team. Read more about the event in Wednesday's WDN.

Friends and family are organizing a fund raiser to help defray the funeral costs for 'Tiny' Kanoor -- see Wednesday's Wapakoneta Daily News to read how you can help.

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St. Paul United Church of Christ held a festival Saturday afternoon featuring inflatibles, food treats, bingo and more. Check on Monday's Wapakoneta Daily News for photos from the event.

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Restrooms at Wapakoneta high and middle schools have been vandalized and administrators believe students are answering an internet challenge.  Pick up a Saturday WDN for the details.

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After requesting the public's help, The Auglaize County Sheriff's Office found a driver of a vehicle that was involved in an accident around midnight on Sept. 16. The driver left on foot from the scene of the accident in the 1400 block of Knoxville Avenue (SR 29) near St. Mary’s Ohio. The dr…

The Wapakoneta Rotary Club is partnering with Lima Memorial Hospital to offer a blood testing clinic on Sept. 25 at the Grandview Plaza. Pick up Thursday's Wapakoneta Daily News for the details.

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Wapakoneta area residents are reminded the Vietnam War Wall replica will travel from the Wapakoneta VFW to Sidney today -- Wednesday -- starting at 5:30 p.m. Road closures have been posted and will be detoured around the route, which includes County Road 25A/Wood Street, from the VFW to Augl…

Auglaize County's OSU Ag Extension Agent is inviting area producers to be part of a research project. Check out the details in the special farming section included in Tuesday's Wapakoneta Daily News.

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Fair board members learned the 2021 Auglaize County Fair was a financial success. While all the numbers have yet to be crunched, indicators point to a successful week. Board members talked about what worked and what didn't at the first meeting post fair. Read more in Tuesday's Wapakoneta Dai…

Wapakoneta City Council members released a statement Monday regarding the preliminary determination of suspension levied against Mayor Tom Stinebaugh. Pick up Tuesday's WDN for the details.

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Wapakoneta's law director researched and interpreted the Special Commission's preliminary decision and concluded Mayor Tom Stinebaugh has been effectively suspended with that order, which elevates Council President Steve Henderson to the position of acting mayor. Read more in Monday's Wapako…

The Auglaize County commissioners heard from residents concerned about a proposed wind project coming to their part of the county. Read more in Friday's Wapakoneta Daily News.

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Local rock painters are honoring the memory of their friend and fellow painter, Carol Wheaton, by painting rocks in her style and hiding them throughout Wapakoneta later this month. Read more in Friday's Wapakoneta Daily News.

The Auglaize County Board of Election met to certify write-in candidates for the November election. See more in Thursday's Wapakoneta Daily News.

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Auglaize County Sheriff Mike Vorhees says he'll pursue a grant for body cams for his deputies. See more in Thursday's Wapakoneta Daily News.

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Head to Buckland Thursday to help track the swifts that roost in the former school's chimney. Details in Wednesday's Wapakoneta Daily News.

A number of veterans are planned to speak in Sidney while the Vietnam War wall replica is hosted there Sept. 15-19. See Wednesday's Wapakoneta Daily News for the details, including dates and times for the speakers.

This Labor Day, the WDN looks how community employers are meeting their staffing needs. See Saturday's edition for more.

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Wapakoneta city officials signed a solar panel Thursday to dedicate the new solar field, located off County Road 25A. Read more about what is expected from the new green energy source in Friday's WDN.

FlexJet, the newest tool for Flex Machine Tools, was highlighted at an open house hosted by the Wapakoneta company. Read more about this innovative piece of machinery in Thursday's Wapakoneta Daily News.

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Head over to the WDN Facebook page and share your doggie's photo -- you might see your pooch in Friday's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol, Auglaize County Sheriff's Office and St. Marys Police Department will hold an OVI check point from 7-9 p.m. Friday on Celina Road in Auglaize County.

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Auglaize County Prosecuting Attorney Edwin A. Pierce and City of St. Marys Chief of Police Jacob Sutton announced the Auglaize County Grand Jury has heard the investigation involving the death of a one year old child occurring on the afternoon of Sunday, June 13,2021 in St. Marys, Ohio. Afte…

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Moulton Township - The Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is Investigating a one vehicle injury crash that occurred Sunday at approximately 4:42 p.m. in Auglaize County, Ohio. The crash occurred on United State Route 33 near the area of Kettlersville Road In Moulton Township. J…

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The Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred Sunday at 4:55 p.m. on Ohio 67 near Golden Bridge Road.

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NASA and legislative officials renamed the Plum Brook Station the Neil A. Armstrong Test Facility Wednesday and Armstrong's son Mark was on hand for the ceremony. Read more in Friday's Wapakoneta Daily News.

The First On The Moon committee revealed the latest art installation on a utility box featuring art by Beth Jones of Wapakoneta. Read more in Friday's Wapakoneta Daily News.

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Harness racing, barrel racing, market lambs, steer and more -- coverage of the 2021 Auglaize County Fair continues in the Wapakoneta Daily News!

There are county residents who favor solar energy projects and representatives from one such group spoke with the Auglaize County commissioners Thursday. Read more in Friday's WDN.

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A special 2021 Auglaize County Fair section is included in the Wapakoneta Daily News this week -- check out our photos and fair features!

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At the Auglaize County Common Pleas Court Tuesday, Wapakoneta Mayor Tom Stinebaugh pled not guilty to public corruption charges. Bond was set at $100,000 with 20 percent privilege. Stinebaugh indicated he would put up the deed to his house, worth about $400,000, as security and hand over his…

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A crash near Exit 111 on I-75 involving a Ford Escape and a semi truck Tuesday is under investigation. Around 1:20 p.m. The Escape collided with the rear of the truck. Watch for more details in Wednesday's paper.