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Pets of the week: Charlton & Mystery Buddy

Charlton (Dog) Animal ID: 39482765 Breed: Mixed Breed Age: 8 months Sex: Male Size: Large Color: Black/White Weight: 42 lbs. Neutered: Yes Hello! I'm Charlton. I'm a handsome, playful young pup waiting to find my perfect forever home. I'd do best in an environment with an ...

AMISH COOK COLUMN: Bupli’s on at the Yoder’s

I wish you could have been here at our house yesterday. We had the opportunity of hosting church services at our house, as well as lunch then supper and a hymn singing in the evening. We had a great day. One of the things we enjoy the most in having services at our house is planning and ...

Fort Wayne Museum of Art celebrates the art of the guitar

Fort Wayne Museum of Art is proud to present “Medieval To Metal: The Art & Evolution Of The Guitar”, a touring exhibition on view at FWMoA September 29-January 6 that celebrates the artistic development of the guitar. Developed by The National GUITAR Museum (NGM), it features 40 ...

Pets of the week: Marley and Yoshi

Marley (Dog) Animal ID: 39456937 Breed: Mixed Breed Age: 5 years Sex: Male Size: Large Color: Black Weight: 83 lbs. Neutered: Yes Hi there! Marley here. I'm a handsome guy with a huge heart. As you can see from my photo, I’m a water lover! If I could, I’d spend all day ...

WORKING STRATEGIES: Finding Your Fit in the World of Trades

If you follow the headlines, you’ve seen these employment topics popping up the past few years: record student loan debt; low retirement savings; low worker pay; gender pay gaps. While these problems could take decades to resolve, there is at least one solution already at hand: Careers in the ...

AMISH COOK COLUMN: What I like about being Amish

A while ago I received a letter from a reader with a unique question. After thinking it over, I decided that maybe I should share the answers with all of you! Thanks to Mrs. Moore from Ohio who inquired, "What five things do you enjoy the most about the Amish way of life?" First I will insert ...

Pets of the week

Ocean (Cat) Animal ID: 39463467 Breed: Domestic Shorthair/Mix Age: 1 year Sex: Male Size: Small Color: White/Black Weight: 7.79 lbs. Neutered: Yes Declawed: No Hello! My name is Ocean. I’m a handsome guy with a friendly personality and some pretty cute paws! My front feet are ...

WORKING STRATEGIES: Salary or schedule: Negotiating for what matters

If offered the choice between more money or more schedule flexibility in your job, which would you pick? The answer probably depends on a number of factors, including: -are you the sole provider in your household? -does your home life run smoothly? -do you have children or elderly parents ...

David Letterman and Jimmy Carter launch Habitat project in northern Indiana

SOUTH BEND (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter and comedian David Letterman have helped launch a Habitat for Humanity building blitz in northern Indiana. The retired late-night TV host praised Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, for their dedication to the nonprofit during a Sunday event at the ...

Garth Brooks sets Oct. 20 date for Notre Dame Stadium show

SOUTH BEND (AP) — Country star Garth Brooks has set a late October date for his University of Notre Dame show that will be the first-ever music concert at the school's football stadium. Brooks' publicist announced Monday that the concert would be held Oct. 20 at Notre Dame Stadium, rain or ...

Here are some furry friends waiting to be adopted from the SPCA

Westley (Dog) Animal ID: 39412070 Breed: Mixed Breed Age: 2 years Sex: Male Size: Large Color: Black/White Weight: 43 lbs. Neutered: Yes Hello! My name is Westley. I’m a medium-sized guy with a happy heart and a wiggly tail! I love attention and I love to be around people, ...

Up your grilling game with these burgers topped with pimento cheese spread

If pimento cheese is already part of your life, then you are blessed for sure. If not, get ready for life to get a little bit better. And get ready for one of the best burgers of your life. It's dangerous ground for a Yankee like me to start messing around with a Southern recipe like pimento ...

AMISH COOK COLUMN: Grandma’s graham cracker cookies

What is better than an ordinary everyday life? Since I'm grown and have children of my own, I can better identify with what my mother used to say. Before going away on a trip, she'd say, "I almost can't wait to come back home again." In my young mind, that concept didn't make any sense at all. ...

Pets of the week

Stella (Dog) Animal ID: 39156274 Breed: Bulldog, American/Mix Age: 7 years Sex: Female Size: Large Color: White Weight: 68.6 lbs. Spayed: Yes Hi there! I’m Stella. I'm a big, beautiful girl looking for new place to call home. I arrived at the Allen County SPCA as a ...

LINDGREN COLUMN: The benefits of sports for your career

Are you a sports fan? Did you play sports as a kid? Perhaps you’re an athlete today, however you define that term. Personally, I have a love-hate relationship with sports: I love them, they hate me. The stories of my mishaps with athletic pursuits are legion and nearly epic in scope. I ...

How to find the right tutor for your child

“I’m a teacher – kids are important,” said Victoria Overton, owner of Fort Wayne’s Mathnasium. “We want them to have the success of moving forward.” Overton speaks to the goal that many tutors have, that of helping students learn how to successfully manage concepts that they ...

AMISH COOK COLUMN: Yoders hit the road

Gloria, what would be your thought about packing up and going to Ohio for a couple days?” It was my husband Daniel with one of his brainstorms. “We have some furniture that needs to be sent to Ohio this weekend, one way or another, maybe we should just hire a driver and all go rather than ...

McDonald’s to invest $168 million to upgrade its Indiana restaurants

McDonald’s plans to invest about $168 Million in Indiana throughout 2018 and 2019 on the construction and modernization of 270 restaurants as part of a $6 billion campaign to modernize most U.S. restaurants by 2020, including most in Indiana. According to a company news release, the ...