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Talks for a tuition increase have been put on hold by the board of trustees for Rhodes State College. The college is seeking to raise tuition for the upcoming fall semester by $5 per credit hour. However, according to chairman Dr. Wilfred Ellis, they'll have to wait a while longer before the… More >>

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Saint Paul United Church of Christ in Wapakoneta got a special visit from a man whose storytelling skills helped bring Neil Armstrong back to life. Storyteller and living historian Chris Hart brought people back in time as he played the role of Neil Armstrong. During the re-enactment, he ans… More >>

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A former Navy frogman shares his experience assisting with the Apollo 11 mission by helping Neil Armstrong and the crew after they returned to Earth. Mike Mallory showing old pictures he had gathered over his time prepping for the Apollo 11 recovery mission during a presentation Tuesday afte… More >>

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When the state biennial budget is approved, which could be Wednesday, Allen County will be feet to the ground to figure out a solution to their public defender shortage. Commissioners and Allen County public defender Stephen Chamberlain meeting to discuss how to proceed with the restructurin… More >>

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A Lima man accused of rape is looking to have his bond amended and is looking for a new attorney. Defense attorney for 46-year-old Terrez Carter has filed a motion to withdraw in both of Carter's cases involving charges of rape, kidnapping, and drug possession. Carter said with no income he'… More >>

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They're kings of camouflage and are hanging around in area trees and shrubs as they look for a new home. Known as "Bagworms" these caterpillars hang out in their bags which look like leaves or small pine cones until late summer or early fall when males are looking to mate. They feed on the l… More >>

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Swimmers celebrated like it was 1969 at the Wapakoneta WaterPark Monday afternoon. The water park put on a 60's Day event as part of the Apollo 11 50th anniversary.  Music from the 1960's was playing and themed activities were available for people stopping by the water park to enjoy. More >>

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State Rep. Bob Cupp says that the school funding plan he helped to develop will not be appearing in the upcoming state budget. The funding plan will now be its own standalone bill, House Bill 305. More >>

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Justice Judi French made a stop in Lima Monday afternoon to talk with the Lima Rotary Club about what she does with the Ohio Supreme Court. Justice French spoke about some of the ins and outs of her job with the Rotary Club, answering questions and describing how the judicial branch affects … More >>

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A Lima man accused of rape is trying to suppress statements he made to be used as evidence. 35-year-old John Kehoe was back in Allen County Common Pleas Court on Monday. His defense counsel filed a motion to suppress statements Kehoe made to police. The motion states his fifth amendment righ… More >>

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A two semi accident on U.S. 30 Monday afternoon sends two people to the hospital. A semi driver was traveling eastbound on U.S. 30 by Thayer Road when he suddenly slammed his brakes, possibly due to a car that was along the side of the road. A semi-truck following close behind didn't react i… More >>

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State and local agencies are continuing to clean up a diesel spill that occurred last week in Lima. According to the Allen County Emergency Management Agency, a semi truck was filling up but drove away and pulled out the nozzle. 815 gallons of diesel spilled out near the Lost Creek Watershed… More >>

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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is looking into an industrial accident that killed the president of the company over the weekend. 53-year-old Darren Langhals from Columbus Grove was pronounced dead Saturday morning at Colonial Surface Solutions. According to official… More >>

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In honor of Neil Armstrong's welcome home parade through downtown Wapakoneta in 1969, participants took that same route to mark the 50th anniversary of his historic walk. The US Navy band, moon men and a lot of former friends of Armstrong were just a few of the people that took part in the A… More >>

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As President Donald Trump continues to renew his fight to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, Ohio's Democratic Senator says he is committed to preserving it.According to Senator Sherrod Brown, more than 200,000 Ohioans have the potential to lose their health insurance coverage if the Afforda… More >>

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With a new STEM center in the building, the Armstrong Air and Space Museum hopes to expand the content and scope of the programs they put on. For years local children have gotten a STEM education at the Armstrong Air and Space Museum but now children across the world will have the opportunit… More >>

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A Wapakoneta native premiered his first feature film in the theater that sparked his love of movies. Cedric Gegel held a showing of his film Cadia: the World Within at the Wapa Theater Saturday night. The film features Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated actor Corbin Bernsen (L.A. Law) and James… More >>

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In light of the upcoming 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11, area kids got the chance to test out their flying skills at the Neil Armstrong Airport.This morning kids between the ages of one and six competed against each other to see whose wooden airplane could fly the longest distance. More >>

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On Saturday the International Model Power Boat Association kicked off its first day of Radio Control Hydroplane Racing at Eastview Park Pond.There were over 70 teams who competed in this year's competition with over 170 different boats. More >>

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Wapakoneta is "lifting" off their 50th-anniversary celebration of the first moon walk, by taking flight in a different way. Hot air balloons hit the skies to kickoff the 10 days of celebration leading up to the anniversary next Saturday. For those who didn't get to take a ride Friday evening… More >>

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A senior living facility invited the community into their garden for a good cause. Lima's Springview Manor held a garden party to give people a chance to see what their facility has to offer and what their residents can do. The party featured artwork made my Springview's seniors over the pas… More >>

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As a part of their celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, NASA will be taking the world to Wapakoneta. As a part of their July 19 NASA's Giant Leaps: Past and Future on NASA TV. The organization will be going live from several spots around the country, including Housto… More >>

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A Lima woman is facing multiple charges for trying to run over a man with a car last month. 40-year-old Bethany Gerding was indicted by an Allen County grand jury on charges of aggravated vehicular assault, felonious assault, and two OVI charges. The Lima Police Department says the incident … More >>

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With just over a week left before the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the moon, the 2019 Celebration Committee is taking Armstrong admirers on the road to see the important places Neil left his mark in the Wapakoneta area. “We’re going to show the birthplace, which is the… More >>

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The City of Lima has begun clean up following the heavy storm that passed through on Wednesday. Through next Thursday, the City of Lima will be out collecting trees and tree limbs to dispose of. The city's street division is asking anyone with debris to move it to their curb, but not in the … More >>

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One of the most common questions we get asked is; what kind of antenna should I get to watch WLIO and WOHL over the air? Antenna physics and theory has not changed in many decades. There are a lot of antennas people sell which are not good!! If they look cool, or if they state a number of st… More >>

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As we countdown to the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong's first step on the moon, some local residents learned about his life after he returned to Earth. Providing that insight was the man that Armstrong trusted to write his story, “First Man” author James Hansen. Hansen talked about Armst… More >>

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The Chamber of Commerce honored four Allen County men for their work in the field of agriculture. William Bowersock was awarded a spot in Allen County's Agriculture Hall of Fame in a ceremony Thursday evening at the City Club. He name will be entered in with other 2019 inductees John Nixon, … More >>

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A former Celina area teacher was found guilty of having sex with a 15-year-old boy over this past Christmas break. Heather Henry took a plea deal, where she would plead no contest to three counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and one count of failure to comply with underage alcohol… More >>

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A Minster man was sentenced to nearly two decades in prison for two separate incidents at the Mercer County Jail. 23-year-old Zequiel Ahrns was sentenced to 18 years after pleading guilty to two counts of kidnapping, two counts of assault, and one count of escape. The charges stem from provi… More >>

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A Lima man charged with murder will have his trial pushed back until January. 38-year-old Quintel Estelle signed a speedy time wavier to move his trial back, to give his attorney more time to prepare his case. Estelle is facing two counts of murder each with a 3-year gun specification. Estel… More >>