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Above Average Numbers Cast Absentee Votes

October 24, 2014

ST. MARYS — Absentee voting has gotten off to a brisk start in Auglaize County.

As of Thursday, 2,467 residents requested absentee ballots be mailed to them ahead of the Nov. 4 General Election. Auglaize County Elections Board Director Michelle Wilcox said of that number, approximately 1,000 have be returned to the board of elections office.

Video: Student Opens Fire In Wash. HS

October 24, 2014

VIDEO: Student opens fire at a Washington state high school
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: A student opened fire at a high school in Washington state on Friday, wounding an unknown number of victims before killing himself with a gun, the Seattle

Halloween Activities

October 22, 2014

A list of upcoming Halloween events:
 

• The Wapakoneta downtown Halloween parade at 6:30 p.m. Thursday
 

• Trick-or-treat at Golden Living Valley at 6:30 p.m. Thursday
 

Diamonds To See Facelife

October 21, 2014

ST. MARYS — Some of the diamonds at K.C. Geiger Park are slated to get a facelift in the coming years.

During Monday night's St. Marys Parks and Playgrounds Committee meeting, City Engineer Craig Moeller briefed committee members on some of the work being done at the park. Moeller said crews started working on improving diamond No. 7 shortly after the fall season. However, wet weather has forced the postponement of any further work until the field dries.

Daily Rundown

October 20, 2014

Oct. 20: IT Services Manager Fred Miller will help you Get to Know Your Kindle. Bring your tablet to learn what it can do. Call the New Bremen Public Library at 419-629-52158 to register. Class size is limited.

IT Services Manager Fred Miller will help you Get to Know Your Kindle. Bring your tablet to learn what it can do. Call the New Knoxville Library at 419-753-2724 to register.

Video: Hot Costumes For 2014

October 17, 2014

VIDEO: The Top Halloween Costumes Everyone Will Be Wearing In 2014

Video: Ebola Scare Closes 2 Ohio Schools

October 16, 2014

VIDEO: Two Ohio schools shut down over Ebola scare
No classes today for students at a middle school and an elementary school in northeast Ohio. Both campuses are shut down over an Ebola scare.

Daily Rundown

October 16, 2014

Oct. 16: Books, Babies & More will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the St. Marys Community Public Library for babies (newborn-36 mos.) and their caregivers.

The Auglaize County Veterans Commission will meet at 5 p.m. today at 209 S. Blackhoof St., Room 202, Wapakoneta.

An Adult Craft will be held from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. today at New Knoxville Library.

Video: Ebola Patient Flew In Ohio

October 15, 2014

VIDEO: Ebola: Health Worker Flew Hours Before Symptoms Reported
Oct. 15 (Bloomberg) -- The second health-care worker diagnosed with Ebola in Texas flew between Cleveland and Dallas hours before she reported symptoms to state health workers, U.S. health officials said today. Matt Miller reports on “Market Makers.” (Source: Bloomberg)

Collections Edge Up

October 15, 2014

ST. MARYS — The city of St. Marys is slowly closing in on last year’s income tax collection rates.

For the month of September, the city collected $472,787.83 — up from the $415,112.71 it collected in 2013. Those figures dwarfed the $246,858.04 and $342,438.93 the city collected in 2011 and 2012 respectively.

Daily Rundown

October 15, 2014

Oct. 15: A Preschool Dance Party will be held at 11 a.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library for 3 to 5 year olds.

Lego Club will meet from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library for grades K-5.

FJ Stallo Memorial Library will host local author Michelle Houts at 6:30 p.m. today to talk about her new book "Kammie on First." The book was written with the assistance of Minster native Katie Horstman.

Daily Rundown

October 14, 2014

Oct. 14: A Free Computer Class at the St. Marys Community Public Library will be offered at 1 p.m. today entitled “Using Your Android Tablet.” Call 419-394-7471 to register.

Asian Pop Culture Club will meet at 3:15 p.m. today at the St. Marys Community Public Library. Grades 7-12 only.

Paws to Read! will be held at FJ Stallo Memorial Library from 3:45 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. today. Children read for 15 minute intervals to a registered therapy dog. Sign up required. Call 419-628-2925 or stop by the library.

Video: Ebola Facts

October 13, 2014

VIDEO: Ebola - Everything You Need to Know in 94 Seconds

Pedestrian Hit By Vehicle

October 13, 2014

CRIDERSVILLE — A juvenile was flown via medical helicopter to a Columbus hospital following a collision Saturday night.

According to a report from the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, at approximately 9:05 p.m. Saturday, a driver was traveling south on County Road 25A, just north of National Road, in a 2004 Chevy Malibu when the vehicle struck a juvenile pedestrian who was walking near or on the road with two other juveniles.

Rider Drums Up Support

October 10, 2014

ST. MARYS — As a fourth or fifth grader, Dylan Brown says he remembers watching another school’s drum major perform on the football field one night.

He wasn’t particularly interested in music, but watching that student perform his routine with the baton sparked Brown’s interest.

 “It looked like a lot of fun,” he said. “It was entertaining. It looked like something I might want to do.”

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