Common Grace Ministries had a beautiful day for their 25th anniversary celebration Sept. 18 at their headquarters in Kendallville. Friends and neighbors of all ages enjoyed chili dogs and fun food, a raffle, a bounce house and tours to learn about the history of Common Grace Ministries. Pict…

FORT WAYNE — The 2021 Fright Night takes place Saturday, Oct. 16, in downtown Fort Wayne, offering more than 25 ghoulish activities activities for all ages.

Brandon Park, right, of the James Foundation presents a grant check to Julie Tipton, executive director of the Community Learning Center, to be used to support The Pottery studio at the CLC. Park declined to give a specific amount for the grant, but the substantial gift will be used for capi…

BRYAN — The Bryan Development Foundation, an organization dedicated to promoting economic activity, preservation and growth in Bryan, Ohio, is announcing its biggest undertaking to date — the first ever Christkindl Market of Bryan.

Common Grace Ministries had a beautiful day for their 25th anniversary celebration Sept. 18 at their headquarters in Kendallville. Friends and neighbors of all ages enjoyed chili dogs and fun food, a raffle, a bounce house and tours to learn about the history of Common Grace Ministries. Pict…

Experimentation is part of the fun of gardening. Saving seeds from your favorite vegetable or flower for next year’s garden or even the next generation is something you might like to try.

ASHLEY — Archery Tag, located at 101 Archery way, will host the next Angola Area Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours on Thursday, Oct. 21 at its facility with extended hours from 5-9 p.m.

ANGOLA — Steuben County Community Foundation’s youth philanthropy organization FIST is organizing their annual Trick or Treat for Canned Goods.

As you can imagine, the landscape of healthcare has been ever changing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our hospital teams have adjusted to changing procedures, changing guidelines for personal protective equipment (PPE), rapidly changing patient volumes and more. It’s been a hugely challenging…

When lawyer and social activist Bryan Stevenson moved to Montgomery, Alabama, in the 1980s, he found a city with dozens of monuments and memorials to the Confederacy without any reference to the brutality of slavery.

FORT WAYNE — Around 750 residents participated in this year’s Fort Wayne Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Oct. 2, both in-person at Parkview Field and by watching an online ceremony and walking from home in their own neighborhoods.

Last week was a beautiful week to take a vacation from the newspaper, but it was far from relaxing. I swapped my camera and notebook for a grooming brush and pitchfork, the later to clean up after the six Belgian draft horses my family took to the DeKalb County Fair.

Amazingly, we are in the home stretch of the year 2021. It’s never too early to start thinking about some special gifts for the beer lover in your life, and breweries have already started releasing some amazing, highly sought-after beers that probably will not last for the last second shoppers.

KENDALLVILLE — Local artist Dave Button’s intricately detailed pencil drawings are featured in a month-long exhibit in the Kendallville Public Library’s art gallery in the lower level. The exhibit will remain on view through Friday, Oct. 29, during the library’s business hours.

Skating season opens Monday

Double H Farms begins holiday festivities

Vocalist Al Huth rehearses Frank Sinatra’s song, “My Way,” Monday as musician Donna Mansfield accompanies him on the keyboard at the Community Learning Center. Huth and Mansfield will join other local musicians in a free concert, “Stars & Stripes Showcase,” on Sunday, Oct. 24 at 3 p.m. i…

KENDALLVILLE — The Community Learning Center is having a block party Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. for community residents to get acquainted with the building, the people in it, and the programs available there.

Noble Trails Board treasurer Deanna Spidel, left, accepts a donation from Rome City-Brimfield Lions Club treasurer Diane Grove. The donation will be used toward the fundraiser to help pave the Fishing Line Trail between C.R. 800N and C.R. 450E, where users needed to walk, run or bike on a da…

INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosier students and families are encouraged to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as FAFSA, which is now open for the 2022-2023 school year.

TOPEKA – Interra Credit Union recently bought a new branch location at 210 W. Lake St., a quarter-mile from the credit union’s current office. The new location is centrally located in the heart of the town.

COLDWATER — With inspiring capes, exciting masks and special powers, a cast of 14 Tibbits Young Audiences actors will bring a new set of superheroes to life when they present “Comic Book Artist” Oct. 22-24 at Tibbits Opera House.

I have recently been on a spiritual retreat—a week where I have been away from routine. Although I missed my husband and the bulldog in that order, I would not miss this for anything. The time with God and I was incredible!

ANGOLA — Nine students from ATA Martial Arts, located at 202 E. Harcourt Road, competed on Sept. 25 in South Bend at the Century Center for the “Battle at the Bend” Class A taekwondo martial arts tournament.