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  1. Sculptor sharing art with communityRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Wapakoneta Daily News

    On Thursday night, the public will have their first chance to see sculptor Michael Tizzano's progress on his current project-a statue of Neil Armstrong. The Westerville, Ohio based sculptor was commissioned by the Armstrong Air and Space Museum Association to create the bronze statue commemorating the Wapakoneta native's homecoming parade, following the 1969 Apollo 11 mission to the Moon.

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  2. Chamber to hire new exec directorRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Wapakoneta Daily News

    Wapakoneta Area Chamber of Commerce Director Melissa Carlin has stepped down from that position to spend more time with her family following a medical emergency, and organization officials are looking for someone to take on that role.

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  3. Congressman decrys 'lack of political will'Read the original story

    Tuesday | Wapakoneta Daily News

    By the time Congressman Jim Jordan made it to the Wapakoneta Rotary Club meeting Monday he had already been to see two local expansions - the groundbreaking for a new facility for FlexArm and the local YMCA, which is getting ready for a ground breaking of its own - and said that's the kind of news he likes to see. "I've said, if all of Ohio were like northwest Ohio we'd all be fine," Jordan said, transitioning to the "amazing 20 months of prosperity under President Trump's leadership" the country has sustained.

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  4. Emergency legislation under fire at city council meetingRead the original story

    Tuesday | Wapakoneta Daily News

    If refuse and recycling, sidewalks and errant grass clippings count as Wapakoneta's greatest hits, being asked to adopt legislation as an emergency is surely city council's longest standing complaint. Two pieces of legislation authorizing annexation of property into the city were introduced as emergencies during Monday's meeting, prompting Councilman Jim Neumeier to ask why.

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  5. Servant's Day brings out volunteersRead the original story

    Monday | Wapakoneta Daily News

    Community volunteers visited some 20 sites Saturday to help their neighbors tackle projects to improve their homes and living spaces. Servant's Day, the annual one-day event supported by the Wapakoneta Area Ministerial Association, found volunteers painting, gardening, moving water heaters, replacing floors and flooring and perking up properties across the community.

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  6. Riverside show highlights local artistsRead the original story

    Monday | Wapakoneta Daily News

    Local artists again convened on the Riverside Art Center in Wapakoneta on Sunday for the 2018 Greater Wapakoneta Community Art Exhibit. The show, which requires that submitting artists must be from Auglaize or any of its surrounding counties, provides a significant platform for local artists to have their work hung on the walls of an art gallery, professional or amateur.

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  7. Local man treats dogs to guitar concertsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 14 | Wapakoneta Daily News

    Wilcox, who works at Cloud Nine Cafe in downtown Wapakoneta, visits the shelter once or twice a week with his guitar in hand, and treats the dogs to some music. "They know that it's just quiet.

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  8. FlexArm ready to break groundRead the original story

    Friday Sep 14 | Wapakoneta Daily News

    FlexArm, the Wapakoneta based manufacturer of machining equipment, will break ground on a $4 million facility in Wapakoneta, located south of US-33 on 705 Commerce Dr, less than a mile from the Pratt Industries recycling and corrugated cardboard factory currently under construction. The planned 53,000 sq.

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  9. Servant's Day is SaturdayRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 13 | Wapakoneta Daily News

    "Servants Day organizers thank our volunteers for being Christ's hands and his compassion on Servants Day," coordinator Rachel Barber said, as she reminded local residents and volunteers that Servants Day will be held in and around Wapakoneta on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Organized by the Wapakoneta Area Ministerial Association, Servants Day is an opportunity for volunteers to help repair the homes of those in need in the Wapakoneta area. Typical jobs include painting, cleaning, plumbing, carpentry, and yardwork; applications for assistance were collected in August.

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  10. WHS locks down after report; Botkins school officials react to two incidentsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 13 | Wapakoneta Daily News

    Wapakoneta City Schools were on a soft lockdown Wednesday, as a precaution due to events on the east side of town, according to Superintendent Aaron Rex said. The action was taken after after police were notified of a 15-year-old male who left his residence with a rifle.

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  11. Precinct workers will see a hike in 2018 election day compensationRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 13 | Wapakoneta Daily News

    The Auglaize County Board of Elections on Wednesday voted to raise compensation for precinct election officials and voting location managers. It takes some 200 people to man the precinct locations for an election; all workers receive training.

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  12. 9/11 commemorated with residents at The Gardens of WapakonetaRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Wapakoneta Daily News

    September 11, 2001 is a day that most Americans will never forget. In the early morning of September 11, two airplanes struck the World Trade Center in New York City.

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  13. Final plat is approvedRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Wapakoneta Daily News

    The Rolling Hills Estates final plat plan was OK'd by a 1-vote margin Monday, after an hour long discussion that included water drainage, ditch petitions and pond engineering. Meeting Monday in a special session, the Wapakoneta Planning Commission, which had tabled the request for approval of the final plat last month after a letter from Auglaize County Doug Reinhart was read that questioned the retention pond and its overflow structure.

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  14. Fate of refuse department still uncertainRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Wapakoneta Daily News

    Wapakoneta's "back-up garbage truck is ready for the garbage truck" and the mayor said he won't take any action until he knows what city officials want to do about refuse and recycling. The on-going saga of outsourcing vs. keeping the department in-house is coming to a head as the aging equipment reaches its final days.

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  15. Grandparents Day picnic is indoors but still fun for allRead the original story

    Monday Sep 10 | Wapakoneta Daily News

    Crummy weather forced the picnic inside, but the rain couldn't dampen the spirits at The Gardens at Wapakoneta on Sunday. Celebrating Grandparents Day, the assisted living facility hosted a good, ol' fashioned cookout with burgers, hot dogs, and all the fixings, rekindling an event that hasn't taken place in a few years and packing the place in the process.

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  16. ACFB holds annual meetingRead the original story

    Monday Sep 10 | Wapakoneta Daily News

    A good crop needs a good market. That was the message Ty Higgins, a farm broadcaster who writes for OhioAg.net told members of the Auglaize County Farm Bureau when it met Sunday for its annual meeting at the Eagles Aerie in Wapakoneta.

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  17. Schlosser to lead '18 United Way campaignRead the original story

    Friday Sep 7 | Wapakoneta Daily News

    United Way of Auglaize County announced former United Way Board of Trustees President Brian Schlosser has agreed to serve as the 2018 Countywide Campaign Chair. "Every year we are tasked with selecting someone with the energy, passion and leadership skills to inspire our county to give, advocate and volunteer.

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  18. Local artists sought for Riverside showRead the original story

    Friday Sep 7 | Wapakoneta Daily News

    If you're an artist, experienced or not, now's your chance to get your works on display, right here at home, in the Riverside Art Center. Wapakoneta's downtown art gallery and workshop will again be hosting the Greater Wapakoneta Community Art Exhibit, which offers local artists from Auglaize and its surrounding counties, to have their paintings, photographs, drawings, or ceramics an opportunity to compete in a juried show.

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  19. Mercy Health office opensRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 6 | Wapakoneta Daily News

    Tucked behind the extensive expansion project currently in the works at the Wapakoneta Family YMCA is a smaller, but significant change to the community center's operations, and on Wednesday, celebrated the opening of the Mercy Health - Wapakoneta YMCA Family Medicine office. Officially opened in June, and staffed by nurse practitioner Michelle Katterheinrich and several Certified Medical Assistants, the office will offer a number of services.

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  20. YMCA is taking close look at bidsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 31 | Wapakoneta Daily News

    Wapakoneta Family YMCA officials are meeting later this week to plan a ground-breaking for the upcoming expansion, while contractors and subcontractors are sharpening their pencils to crunch the numbers on bid documents for the entire construction project. "With a project of this magnitude, with the partners who are participating, with all the moving parts, we're working to ensure we get the best value for what we're proposing," Little said.

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