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I have been thinking a lot about what Jesus did for us as we journey toward Easter. I cannot think about Jesus and Easter without thinking of the old hymn “What a friend we have in Jesus.”

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DEAR AMOR: I recently bought a Mother Fern from a reputable nursery. I repotted it in a larger pot with great soil. It’s on my front porch, partial sun and shade. It’s doing horribly. I don’t know how? Why? — Toni

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The Brewers Association, the non-profit trade and lobbying organization for small and independent craft brewers, has released their 2021 Beer Style Guidelines. These guidelines are a kind of brewer’s bible to how to classify their beers.

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Larry Doyle, left, of Campbell & Fetter Bank presents a donation to Julia Tipton, executive director of The Community Learning Center in Kendallville. These funds, given through the bank’s Community Fund, will be used to create more collaborative, teaching and learning spaces at The CLC.

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KENDALLVILLE — Spring is right around the corner so it’s a great time to be thinking of planting flowers. For the March Adventure Walks in Kendallville and Rome City, the Kendallville Public Library is sharing sections of “Flowers: A Guide to Annuals, Perennials, Flower Arrangements, and Mor…

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Be the first in your neighborhood to enjoy a garden-ripe tomato. Then continue harvesting an abundance of flavorful tomatoes throughout the growing season. A little planning and strategic planting can help you get an earlier and bigger tomato harvest.

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FORT WAYNE — Science Central’s next virtual Afternoon Science program will give participants the opportunity to explore the topic of anatomy.

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ANGOLA — Adam Virgile, a sport science expert and consultant as well as a former strength and conditioning coach for the New York Rangers, joins Trine Center for Sports Studies director Brandon Podgorski in the newest episode of the center’s podcast.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Last year, nearly 1.8 million Hoosiers may have missed out on free electronic tax filing by not taking advantage of the Indiana Department of Revenue’s Indiana free file program to file their individual taxes.

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KENDALLVILLE — Kendallville Public Library and its Limberlost Branch in Rome City have announced the March programs planned for adult patrons. Some programs are in-person and others are virtual and able to be viewed on the library’s Facebook page. More information can be found on the library…

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INDIANAPOLIS — To help Indiana schools and teachers celebrate Earth Day 2021, the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) is offering free virtual classroom presentations to students across the state. Every year, IDEM staff offer live presentations to discuss their careers and …

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The following are excerpts from Mental Health During COVID-19. The article can be found at healthychildren.org.

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Prairie Heights High School recently announced its students of the month for January. They include, pictured with Principal Jeremy Swander, from left, Hudson Kelly, sophomore, Madison DeLancey, junior, and Olivia Albertson, a senior. Freshman Ethan Wolheter, inset, was the freshman student o…

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I hopped on the computer to schedule my coronavirus vaccination on Feb. 1, the same day Indiana added people age 65-69 to the eligibility list.

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On Monday, Anheuser-Busch InBev subsidiary Grupo Modelo has sued beverage giant Constellation Brands for misuse of the trademark Corona. This is another strange example of massive corporate legal departments at work.

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Kyle Forker of Avilla has been selected to join Orr Fellowship. He is one of just 6% of top-tier college seniors to be chosen for the program.

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FORT WAYNE — The historic preservation non-profit organization serving Allen County and northeast Indiana, ARCH Inc., invites everyone who knows of a historic building that has been successfully preserved in the past two years to nominate it for a 2021 ARCHie Award.

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As I write this, a snowstorm is bearing down on half the states in the nation. Winter isn’t fun with its cloudy days, treacherous driving, long dark nights, short daylight hours and cold in varying degrees. The one joy of the season — at least for kids and kids-at-heart — is sledding!

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Student worker Sarah Rasnick, left, and Michael O’Beirne, assistant director of campus safety, are shown with items donated by about 20 Trine University students for the Community Humane Shelter of Steuben County. The university offered parking ticket amnesty to students who donated items on…

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FINDLAY, Ohio — Cooper Wall, of Fremont, has been named to the fall 2020 dean’s list at the University of Findlay.

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I stumbled across something a few weeks ago that I had never studied deeply before! I love how reading plans and daily devotions can lead me to something that my mind might not have focused on before or that God is bringing to my attention for such a time as this! (That last was from Esther,…

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In the beer market, there are a number of different classifications and price tiers for beer brands. “Premium Beers” include brands like Coors Banquet and Light, Budweiser and Bud Light, Miller Genuine Draft and Miller Lite. “Below Premium” or “Sub-Premium” brands would include labels like M…

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Blood drive today in Rome City

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DEAR AMOR: I seem to have no luck growing anything from seed. I can get cuttings to grow roots and plant the new plants, but every time I try germinating seeds I get nowhere, or they start and then stop. What am I doing wrong? I have tried germinating outdoors and indoors, in the ground, in …

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FORT WAYNE — ARCH’s 2021 Fun & Free Lecture Series offers its audience more than a century of new ways to see this place we call home — all presented in a new way.

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INDIANAPOLIS —The Indiana Region of the American Red Cross is pleased to announce the appointment of Steve Spinner as chief development officer, effective Monday, Feb. 8. Spinner is responsible for leading the Indiana Region’s fundraising team in developing and implementing strategies to gro…