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April 10th, 2015

Library's basement to be renovated

April 10, 2015

After 47 years, thousands of programs and many more patrons, the basement of the Wapakoneta-Central Library is finally experiencing a facelift.

Various funds will go to pay for the large project, which is planned to be done by June.

To see the full story, see the Saturday, April 11 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News. 

April 9th

Farmers group to host cover crop seminar

April 9, 2015

A cover crop farmer and nationally known expert on soil health will speak at a seminar tonight at Wapakoneta High School.

The seminar begins at 8 p.m., and is hosted by the Wapakoneta Young and Adult Farmers. Refreshments will be served.

Read about the seminar in the Friday, April 10 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News. 

Gray Horn still eyeing Olympics, breaks into coaching full time

April 9, 2015

Last year the goal for Gray Horn was to compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics.

Despite some minor changes in his life that have changed his focus quite a bit, the “ultimate goal” is still alive. 

Wapakoneta Theatre Guild spring play debuts Friday

April 9, 2015

The Wapakoneta Theatre Guild will debut its spring play this weekend at the Eagles.

"Squabbles," a comedy written by Marshall Karp and directed by Christopher Butturff, will open April 10, followed by performances on April 11 and 12. The play will continue next weekend, with shows on April 17, 18 and 19.

For more information, read the full story in the Thursday, April 9 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

April 8th

Cridersville man awaits sentencing on sexual assault charges

April 8, 2015

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. – A 23-year-old Cridersville man may face up to 10 years in prison for having sex with a then 15-year-old New Richmond, Wis. boy.

Tyler S. Nye, 23, of 2101 Rose Ave., Cridersville, pleaded no contest Monday to a single third-degree sexual assault charge of a child younger than 16 in St. Croix County Court, which is located on the west side of the state of Wisconsin.

His sentencing hearing is set for July 6. 

April 6th

Botkins school to hold arts event

April 6, 2015

Botkins Local School will be having its annual Evening With the Arts this Friday. 

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

April 4th

Baseball, softball games canceled

April 4, 2015

From staff reports
Due to cold temperatures overnight and this morning, the following varsity games have been canceled.

Easter activities for today

April 4, 2015

The second Saturday of Easter events has come upon us, and the Wapakoneta Daily News will have it all covered with pictures.

Starting at 10 a.m.

Easter Egg Hunt (First United Methodist Church) 

April 3rd

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.