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Over 500 New Bremen students celebrated the end of the school year in a way that was not only fun but also encouraging them to make good decisions in the future. The Believe in Yourself days are held over the course of two days, filled with different kinds of events, like a 5K, for the stude… More >>

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In Auglaize County, a hearing to suppress an interview happened Wednesday morning in the case against a Wapakoneta man accused of rape. Defense for 26-year-old Bradley Jewell is attempting to get his arrest interview thrown out of the case. The defense said they had issues when his Miranda r… More >>

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It was an issue that was talked about behind closed doors and at a whisper, but with awareness and education, the care for people dealing with it has drastically improved. One in five adults in the United States experiences a mental health condition in a given year according to the National … More >>

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It was something that the City of St. Marys had not seen in some time - flood waters reaching feet deep in places and causing damage for just about everyone throughout the city. In an effort to evaluate just how extensive the damage is, Auglaize County Emergency Management has created a docu… More >>

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A Waynesfield man accused of murdering his wife in 2017, is getting ready for his trial next month. 46-year-old Brent Williams was back in court as a few things were put on the record for his trial which is scheduled to start on June 3. Both the defense and prosecution agreed to allow the te… More >>

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A little rain couldn't keep families from having a blast at the Armstrong Air and Space Museum this weekend. Although some activities were rained out, the museum rounded out their annual Rocket Weekend this afternoon. Families were able to walk around and experiment with different kinds of k… More >>

Overnight rains pounded parts of our area causing some devastating flooding. Early this morning, Wapakoneta's water rescue team was called out to Glacier Hills Lake to save a man who was trapped in his camper after floodwaters pushed it off of its wheels. The man had to break out the window … More >>

Beer enthusiasts, make sure to get your taste buds ready for a new beer that will take you out of this world. Moeller Brew Barn released the "First on the Moon" pale ale Thursday evening in collaboration with the 2019 celebration committee. The unique can commemorates the 50th anniversary of… More >>

A current helium shortage is now causing several industries to figure out just how they'll make it through. According to scientists, the helium shortage has been years in the making and has caused the price of helium to rise. This shortage is currently impacting the medical industry which us… More >>

The City of St. Marys is finally one step closer to beginning the renovation of its old reservoir mill on High Street. This past Friday St. Marys Mayor, Patrick McGowan, signed the final documents to receive the last bit of money for the city's million dollar community development block gran… More >>

Dozens of Cridersville students taking a tour of a facility that took them back in time on Thursday. The 3rd and 4th-grade classes learning about what Cridersville was like even before their grandparents were around. The Cridersville Historical Museum goes through a timeline of when the Shaw… More >>

The lead up to Mother’s Day is one of the busiest times of the year for greenhouses and flower shops, in part because of the variety of paths people can go down to find the perfect plant. “For Mother’s Day people like to buy planters and hanging baskets,” said the owner and operator, Kayla D… More >>

House lawmakers have approved a two-year budget that includes a healthy reduction in the state income tax for Ohio workers. The Ohio House voted Thursday on the 69 billion dollar spending plan following its approval by the House Finance Committee on Wednesday. Minority Democrats joined major… More >>

A solution to pension problem that affects 65,000 Ohioans hasn't been forgotten by the state's two Ohio senators. Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman and Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown are currently working on a bipartisan bill. This bill would potentially help the people in the Central St… More >>

About 130 special needs students from the area had the chance to have some fun at a prom put on just for them. The dance was hosted at the St. Marys Local 200 Union Hall by the Auglaize County Educational Service Center with support from the community. The Auglaize County ESC provides classe… More >>

Ohio's senators are split on the severity of remarks made by Attorney General William Barr during his testimony on Capitol Hill this past Wednesday. During the hearing, Barr testified to the senate judiciary committee that special counsel Robert Mueller did not take issue with his initial fo… More >>

Young people showed off their shooting skills an annual Auglaize County shootout. The Moulton Gun Club hosted its youth shooters competition. Teams competed in trap shooting events, which involve shooting at clay disks thrown in the air. Many of the team members were familiar with guns prior… More >>

Some area school districts have made News & World Report's list of top Ohio schools. The online magazine released their overall and individual state list this week. Of the 100 top high schools in Ohio, Shawnee High School had the highest ranking in our area at 44th and Columbus Grove rig… More >>

“Kids helping kids! Kids helping kids!”That chant rang throughout the halls of Wapakoneta Elementary School on Friday for the 11th annual Ronald McDonald Walk.Students find sponsors for them to walk or run for this event, while also enjoying some relay events. It’s the final culmination of y… More >>

Two local men can thank an alert neighbor for their stay in the Auglaize County Jail. An Auglaize County deputy arrested 49-year-old Daniel Secrest of Celina and 36-year-old Jeffrey Paxton of Lima, charging both with breaking and entering and attempted theft. Investigators believe they broke… More >>

The second phase of the FCC’s post-incentive-auction repack of the TV band ended on April 12 with only minor slippage in the tight 10-phase repack plan, according to Jean Kiddoo, head of the commission’s Incentive Auction Task Force. More >>

An Ohio senator recently made an appearance on 60 Minutes to discuss a bill he helped author. Sen. Rob Portman appeared on the broadcast as chairman of the senate's permanent subcommittee on investigations. He spoke of the Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act, which went into l… More >>

Auglaize County director of Emergency Management said repairs on the damaged aqueduct are going well. The aqueduct on State Route 66 north of St. Marys was damaged during last week's rain and flooding. Troy Anderson said the Ohio Department of Natural Resources is working with contractors to… More >>

Waters continued to rise even after overnight rain stopped in Mercer and Auglaize counties. As the day progressed on Friday, things got worse for both counties, all thanks to overnight rain that caused flooding. An official at the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office said on Friday morning you cou… More >>

Public officials from three different government agencies in Auglaize County came together to look at what's next. Our Eran Hami was there. A time for reflection and looking forward is what the state of the city, county, and schools were all about on Thursday. The Wapakoneta Chamber of Comme… More >>

An E. Coli outbreak is stretching across ten states and Ohio is one of them. Now the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has raised red flags about ground beef. Authorities say over 150 people have tested positive for the bacterial infection. The CDC says at this time, quote: "No comm… More >>

With prom season right around the corner, one local high school has teamed up with first responders to show students what can happen if they decide to drive while distracted. On April 24, New Bremen High School students got the chance to watch a deadly mock teen car crash. More >>

Two people were taken to the hospital after a two-car crash on State Route 501 in Auglaize County this afternoon. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the crash happened before 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon near the intersection of National and Wapak roads. They say the white car traveling north on… More >>

The unemployment rate decreased in 87 of the 88 Ohio counties for the month of March, including all 10 counties in our area. According to the numbers collected by the Ohio Job and Family Services, Allen County had the highest unemployment rate for the month of March at 3.9%, which was down a… More >>