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A Celina domestic violence suspect who has been on the run January has been captured. According to the Celina Police chief tom wale, 43-year-old Mitchell Mullins was captured on Southworth Road outside of Landeck late Monday afternoon. The police department was notified Monday that Mullins w… More >>

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LIMA, OH (March 18, 2019) — More than 75 years ago, March was first proclaimed Red Cross Month in 1943 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to raise awareness of the organization and its humanitarian mission. All U.S. presidents since Roosevelt have designated March as Red Cross Month to recog… More >>

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A man is in the Auglaize County jail after a grand jury indicted him on 14 counts of sexual contact with children. 26 year old Bradly Jewell is facing 11 counts of Rape and three counts of Gross Sexual Imposition. . The rape charges are 1st degree felonies and could mean a possible life sent… More >>

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DIRECTV is no longer offering a full lineup to its customers as it suddenly removed WLIO and WOHL during contract negotiations. The satellite service provider and the television stations started working on a new contract several months ago, but DIRECTV took the aggressive action of pulling p… More >>

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On Wednesday area farmers received some expert advice on how to best protect Lake Erie and other surrounding bodies of water. The Farmers Alliance hosted an informative meeting at their Wapakoneta location for local farmers about hazardous algae blooms and how it affects farmer’s decisions. More >>

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ST. MARYS, OH — Marion Local High School’s Rachel Partington and Shawnee High School’s David Stirn captured top honors in the 2019 Midwest Electric scholarship competition, featuring judges from Wright State University-Lake Campus. The two seniors each received a $2,000 scholarship. Partingt… More >>

All of Ohio's 88 counties saw an increase in their unemployment numbers for the month of January. According to the Ohio Job and Family Services, counties in West Central Ohio saw between a .7% to a .1% increase from December to January. Allen and Hardin counties tied for the highest unemploy… More >>

Children in one local area are receiving some free developmental screenings thanks to one early childhood collaborative. On Monday afternoon more than a dozen families showed up at Wapakoneta Elementary School for free developmental screenings. Newborns to age five were assessed on their vis… More >>

“We just sprung our clocks forward today and even though it’s a little blustery and a little chilly, it’s a good time to get out and enjoy those first signs of spring,” said Terry McDonald, Heritage Trails Park District administrative assistant.Close to a hundred people participated in the s… More >>

As we wind down the official winter season, the Waynesfield community is bringing their community together to celebrate. The WG Muchinippi Theater hosted the annual WinterFest at Waynesfield-Goshen Local Schools. The event is held every year on the second weekend of March, and helps multiple… More >>

After a nine-month renovation, a new local shooting center will soon be opening its doors to the public.Midwest shooting center in Cridersville will officially be open for the public next Saturday for its grand opening. More >>

Cadets from one local police academy got the opportunity to train at a new, state-of-the-art facility, becoming one of the first groups ever to experience these real-life scenarios.“When we heard about Midwest and the new facility we were very excited about it because in today’s world scenar… More >>

Ohio House Republicans have proposed cutting Governor Mike DeWine's 18-cents-per-gallon recommended gas tax increase to maintain roads and bridges to 10.7 cents. Republicans unveiled their plan a day after DeWine's State of the State speech as part of a substitute version of Ohio's transport… More >>

The Wapakoneta Ministerial Association is kicking off Ash Wednesday with its annual Lent series. It was a packed house for the prayer service at the St. Joseph Catholic Church. Wednesday's message was about the Agony in the Garden, which is when Jesus prays and sweats blood as he agonizes ov… More >>

Ohio's new auditor is working on ways to help his office be more effective and efficient in protecting taxpayer money. Auditor Keith Faber says his office is rated one of the best in the country and has 800 employees in eight locations around the state. After five weeks on the job, Faber is … More >>

Sheriff Al Solomon released the names and charges against 7 individuals arrested on Friday on numerous drug charges. The Grand Lake Task Force and local officers went out Friday afternoon with Grand Jury Indictments in hand and began the process of making the arrests. More >>

A local Rotary is showing their community what kind of talent is hidden among them.The St. Marys Rotary Club put on their first "We've Got Talent!" showcase at St. Marys Memorial High School. Almost 200 people came out for the event's first year to see dozens of their neighbors show off thei… More >>

Heart disease is the leading cause of deaths in the United States with 610,000 people dying every year according to the Center for Disease Control. A recent study reports that women younger than 55 accounted for 31% of hospitalizations for heart attacks in 2014. More >>

An 18 cents a gallon gas tax increase is what Ohio Governor Mike DeWine's administration wants to maintain roads and bridges and help with a shortfall in the spending. Ohio Department of Transportation director Jack Marchbanks appeared before the Ohio House Finance Committee Thursday to intr… More >>

Governor Mike DeWine will announce later this week, his proposed recommendation for increasing the state's gas tax to deal with a chronic shortfall in spending on road construction. DeWine says there are no other solutions outside a gas tax increase while warning that any increase simply kee… More >>

Prices at the pump make a jump at the start of the week, as Ohio's average gas price sits at $2.23 a gallon. According to the survey done by GasBuddy.com, prices rose 5.8 cents in the past week, which is higher than the national average of three cents a gallon. More >>

Medical equipment and supplies once used at Joint Township Memorial Hospital will get a second life thanks to the Rotary Club.The hospital has donated boxes of medical supplies including surgical lighting, medical carts, and even an ultrasound machine to Rotary's Medical Equipment and Suppli… More >>

The City of St. Marys is making progress on their new water treatment plant.The new plant is currently under construction at the intersection of Koop Road and County Road 66-A. The $20 million project is on schedule with the build sit at grade. More >>

On the second Thursday of each month, a group of women gather at the New Bremen Coffee Co. & Books to for a cup of coffee and a bit of fellowship, all in the name of comfort.“The Blanketeers is a ministry that set out to provide comfort and warmth and yet the women feel they have a purpo… More >>

Activate Allen County and Mercy Health-St. Rita's are rewarding local elementary schools for keeping their students healthy and active.This year the Activated School Challenge is awarding $2,000 to school districts in Auglaize and Putnam Counties for promoting physical activity in their stud… More >>

As Americans begin to prepare their 2018 taxes, local CPAs say there are changes that may cause you to owe the IRS. One of the major changes this year is employees with work-related deductions can no longer itemize items, according to local CPAs. More >>

The Wapakoneta teen accused of starting the fire in a downtown building will be back in court on Friday to review his competency examination. 19-year-old Wesley Slaughter had his physiological evaluation a couple of weeks ago in Dayton. Now the results are back and Judge Fredrick Pepple will… More >>

The winter weather was to blame for a series of crashes on Sunday up and down the interstate, including several in a mile-long stretch near Sidney. Near Cridersville, a Wapakoneta trooper's cruiser was struck on I-75 Sunday night while he investigated a crash. More >>

The halls of the Auglaize County Courthouse were packed as people came out to celebrate the building’s 125th birthday.It was an opportunity for the community to see the details of the building up close and personal, looking much like it did over 100 years ago thanks to the county’s preservat… More >>

Popular sites like LinkedIn and Indeed are great resources for job seekers but not every potential employer has the best intentions. With websites like these scammers have access to not just your industry information but also your location and job title among other important details. They ca… More >>

The Wapakoneta Family YMCA launched its 2019 Annual Support Campaign Tuesday morning. The campaign is geared for everyone in the community, ranging from senior citizens to children. More >>

In Ohio, there were fewer traffic fatalities and impaired driving fatalities in 2018 than in 2017, according to a recent report. The Ohio State Highway Patrol recently reported that in 2018 there were 108 fewer people killed on Ohio roads in 2018 than in 2017. More >>

If you have been missing warmer days and the company of Wapakoneta's Farmers' Market you do not have to look far to get your homemade fix.The Farmers' Market has relocated to a heated building at Buckland Silos northwest of Wapak for the winter. Though smaller and without the fresh produce, … More >>

100,000 pounds of food will be finding its way into area pantries thanks to a major donation. As part of their Critical Community Needs Grant, Dominion Energy has given $10,000 to the West Ohio Food Bank. That donation will provide 10,000 pounds of food into 10 counties. More >>