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A ride-along with county employees provided a unique perspective into the job as they plowed roads and spread salt Thursday morning while snow drifted. A full story will be in Saturday's edition.

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The Wapakoneta Fire Department responded to a small fire underneath the doorway of an apartment at 102 N. Blackhoof Street. Crews were able to extinguish most of the fire from the crawl space. Details will be in Thursday's edition of Wapakoneta Daily News.

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Wapakoneta Police and EMS responded this afternoon to a call of a gunshot wound in the 300 block of Defiance Street. Wapakoneta Records Clerk Nikki Sawmiller confirmed that the individual wounded is deceased and the coroner has been contacted. Police are still investigating and foul play is …

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Shortly after 9 a.m. Wapakoneta Firefighters responded to a garage fire at 908 Race Street. The temperature hovering at 10 degrees meant they were working in freezing conditions. For the full story, read Saturday's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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While crews remove a semi trailer and it's contents after a rollover incident, Exit 110 from I-75 is closed to traffic. No injuries were reported, but exit signage was damaged during the crash. More details will be available in Saturdays edition of the WDN.

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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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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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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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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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At 4:23 p.m. Wapakoneta Fire Department and Buckland Fire Department responded to a fire at 907 Magnolia Dr., Apt. 11. details about the fire can be found in Saturday's edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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Auglaize County Sheriff's Deputies and probation officers were at the Auglaize County Courthouse to serve a warrant. That individual fled on foot and reached a red van. The van was then pulled over in a traffic stop near Benton and South Pine. A full story will be available in Saturday's edi…

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While the thunderous booms associated with legal — and illegal — fireworks are often to blame for startling dogs into running to escape the noise, officials with the local animal control have noticed that wasn’t the case this year.