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April 3rd, 2015

City-wide power outage update

April 3, 2015

The city was thrust into darkness for several hours Thursday night.

At about 7:30 p.m., power shut down as officials scrambled to find an answer.

Mayor Rodney Metz told the Wapakoneta Daily News at about 8 p.m. that they weren’t sure of what caused the problem. He added that, at that time AEP was aware of the situation and hoped to begin restoring power one subdivision at a time to try to localize the problem.

Dense Fog Advisory for this morning

April 3, 2015

  • Dense fog advisory in effect until 9 a.m. this morning. 

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a dense fog advisory for West Central Ohio.

April 1st

New design unveiled

April 1, 2015

It’s no joke.

There’s a new look to the newspaper you are holding.

The staff at the Wapakoneta Daily News wanted a fresh look that makes the paper easier to read and enjoy.

First, we looked at the masthead — the part of the newspaper that tells readers the name of the publication and the date.

March 31st

Tuesday, March 31 local roundup

March 31, 2015

Piqua 10, Wapakoneta 0, final, 6 innings
Jackson Center 9, Waynesfield-Goshen 4, final, 8 innings
Botkins 10, Ansonia 0, final, 5 innings
Wapakoneta 20, Sidney 3, final
Waynesfield-Goshen 19, Jackson Center 12, final
Ansonia 24, Botkins 3, final, 5 innings
Wapakoneta 88, St. Henry 49, final

New exhibit to open at Riverside Art Center

March 31, 2015

A new exhibit featuring the works of Riverside Art Center members John Rausch and Jerry Knoch will be on display in the gallery starting next week until May 2.

See the full story in the Tuesday edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

March 30th

Monday, March 30 local roundup

March 30, 2015

Local varsity scores
Monday, March 30
Wapakoneta 5, St. John's 1, final
Botkins vs. Fort Loramie, ppd.
Wapakoneta 6, Piqua 3, final
Allen East 10, Waynesfield-Goshen 8, final
Botkins vs. Fort Loramie, ppd.
Greenville 3, Wapakoneta 2, final

What's on tap for this week

March 30, 2015

We have a busy week of news for our readers in our edition of "What's on Tap" for this week.

Below, we will have a list of what to expect to see in this week's papers, including what is going to be in today's edition. 

For a full story on all of this week's news, be sure to grab your print edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.


Pictures of Easter events. (Also check our Facebook page for even more photos and to purchase some).

Wapakoneta's Kennard conference bowler of the year

March 30, 2015


From staff reports

Wapakoneta High School sophomore Brandon Kennard won the 2014-15 West Ohio High School Bowling Conference boys Bowler of the Year award, given Sunday the conferece's end-of-season banquet.

Kennard and teammate Blake Knueve each earned first-team All-WOHSBC.

Wapakoneta's Britni Hosterman was a first-team bowler in the girls portion of the conference.

For a complete rundown of Wapakoneta's conference awards, see the Monday, March 30 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

March 29th

Impulse Drumline members named state champions

March 29, 2015

The WHS Impulse Drumline won first place in its division at Saturday's Ohio Indoor Performance Association state championships.

See the full story in the Monday edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

March 27th

What you may have missed in the Wapakoneta Daily News this week

March 27, 2015

Stories you may have missed that were published in the print edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News this week:

Monday: Agencies join for health fest. Preview of Friday's first HealthFest held at the Auglaize County Board of Health.

Tuesday: The Wapakoneta High School Choir "Singsation" took third place at the Fairfield Crystal Classic at Fairfield High School.

The alleged theft of a puppy on Sunday from a Wapakoneta residence was claimed to be "personal" by the dog's owner.

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