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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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An update on the severe weather that rolled through our area earlier Wednesday evening. Video shot by a viewer in the area of Spencerville showing a tree caught on fire after hitting a power line. The storms started rolling into the region, around 6:30 bringing with them some gusty winds, ha… More >>

The Better Business Bureau is now warning people to be cautious about a new scam that could jeopardize your social security number and finances. This new phone scam is luring people in by convincing them that they owe back taxes or that their social security has been suspended. They then thr… More >>

An investigation is ongoing into a body found in a pond at Otterbein Cridersville. Cridersville Police Chief Paul Robbins says 2:15 am Monday morning they were called to Otterbein because a resident went missing that lived on Red Oak Drive. The sheriff's deputies and others were called in to… More >>

Following a difficult Fourth of July week for blood and platelet donations and ongoing challenges finding new blood donors, the American Red Cross now faces a blood shortage and has issued an emergency call for eligible individuals of all blood types to give now and prevent delays in medical… More >>

12 died from a dozen road crashes this Fourth of July period. The Ohio State Highway Patrol suspect that impairment was a factor in at least three of the crashes. There were also 709 arrests for impaired driving and 507 for drug-related charges. The patrol responded to 809 crashes, had more … More >>

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We are getting closer to flipping the switch on our new transmitter site. The second antenna, that's used for our ABC and CBS stations, was installed on top of the antenna installed yesterday for our NBC and FOX stations. Both antennas together weigh around 13,000 pounds. Crews still have a … More >>

A Wapakoneta church is giving people a unique look into Neil Armstrong's past ahead of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. St Paul United Church of Christ is opening its doors to give visitors a look at the church Armstrong went to while he lived there. People will be able to… More >>

To say that this growing season has been a challenging one for farmers would be an understatement. The massive amounts of rain and varying weather temps haven't given farmers much ground to stand on when planting. Typically, by this time of the year, corn is at shoulder height, but many fiel… More >>

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is hosting a job fair on July 12 – 13, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Ohio Public Safety Department building in Columbus to fill positions relating to disaster recovery work in Ohio and other locations across the country. T… More >>

     For the past 69 years Wapakoneta, Independence Day has meant one thing, it's time for the St. Joes  Festival. The annual patriotic and family festival has something for everyone.      The kids can enjoy the rides and games, while adults can try their luck at the “Grand Sizzler” with mor… More >>

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The WLIO antenna was put into place on the top of the new tower, located on Lima's NE side.   The antenna was designed by WLIO's Chief Engineer, and Donald Everest, Broadcast Consultant in Washington DC, and built by E.R.I. from Southern Indiana.  The new antenna weighs 10,400 pounds, and is… More >>

Two Indiana men have been arrested after a chase through Auglaize and Shelby counties early Wednesday morning. According to the Wapakoneta post of the state highway patrol, troopers stopped a Chevy Trailblazer just after 1 a.m. Wednesday morning on I-75 outside of Wapakoneta. When the troope… More >>

Discussions about a merger between Midwest Electric and Paulding Putnam Electric Cooperative (PPEC) will no longer move forward. The original concept was to reduce operating costs by streamlining the two organizations into one. After both boards reviewed the full study results, it was decide… More >>

Some kids made an escape from the summer heat and into space to get a hands-on look at how black holes work. The Armstrong Air and Space Museum hosted its black holes event. Kids wrapped aluminum foil around balloons and then weighed them. Then they popped the balloons inside the foil to wei… More >>

The main event at many 4th of July celebrations are the fireworks and you won't be disappointed with the professional displays around the region this holiday weekend. The night skies will light up with plenty of pyrotechnics this 4th of July holiday for your enjoyment. You can get an early s… More >>

Many are wondering how a recent Supreme Court decision on gerrymandering will affect Ohio. Katy Rossiter of Ohio Northern University said the highest court's decision to not rule on congressional district drawing and leaving it to the state has reset things. The ruling by three federal judge… More >>

With the continuing heat wave, the risk of heat illness still looms. A doctor at Lima Memorial Health System warns of the possibility of heat exhaustion. Signs of heat exhaustion are fatigue, an altered mental state, and you may or may not sweat. How long it takes to set in is different from… More >>

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is continuing a focus on impaired driving through the upcoming holiday weekend. Through the first five months of the year, the state highway patrol has made more than 10,000 arrests for impaired driving. Sergeant Alec Coil said the amount of drivers is compounde… More >>

It's a universe of stories this summer at branches of the Auglaize County Library District. Space themed activities are blasting off in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon. Monday morning, youngsters at the Cridersville Library's weekly Story Time … More >>

New Knoxville is getting a jump on celebrating Independence Day. The village’s Independence Day celebration is over one hundred years old, and is something the residents look forward to each and every year. More >>

The Auglaize and Mercer County Democrats getting ready for a busy 17 months ahead. Both counties came together for a potluck picnic to join together to discuss current political issues, like redrawing of the congressional maps and the proposed change to the conceal and carry law that could r… More >>