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On May 31 nearly 100 Indiana scientists—experts in fields ranging from mammals to mussels—will converge on Eagle Marsh, Little River Wetlands Project's nature preserve in southwest Fort Wayne, to conduct a BioBlitz. Members of the Indiana Academy of Science, the scientists will make a 24-hour effort to identify and count all possible species of plants, birds and other wildlife at the preserve. The Academy chose Eagle Marsh from among many Indiana sites for this event.

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St. Joseph-St. Elizabeth School and its Home and School Association (HASA) sponsored a Fine Arts Night on April 23 at the St. Elizabeth campus. Artwork from each student, preschool to 8th grade, was displayed in the school hallways and in the entrance of the school.

Visitors also visited the Parish Activity Center to hear some live performances by St. Joseph-St. Elizabeth School guitar students, band students and junior high students singing songs.

HASA is a school organization led by school...

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Military families from across Indiana are invited to participate in the Annual Indiana Blue Star Salute on Saturday, June 21 from 10-2 at the Hendricks County Fairgrounds in Danville. This event honors the sacrifices made by family members of those serving on Active Duty and in the Reserve and National Guard. Admission and parking are free and the event is open to the public.

Indiana has a rich legacy of military service and honoring our veterans when they return. Serving alongside our...

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On Friday, May 9th "Nana" will deliver 32 blankets to Juslin Study School for Mrs. Hoover's preschool class. This will be the fourth preschool and one daycare. We will then start our summer project, making children's blankets for delivery in the fall. We would like to take this time to thank our sponsors, Southside Optimists Club, Beacon Credit Union, The Waynedale News, JW Signs, A to Z Embroidery, and to all friends who donated fabric and monetary gifts. If you would like to give to this...

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North Star Accounting would like to thank you, Waynedale, for your trust in us during the tax season. Over 300 clients in our first year were beyond our expectations! Just a reminder, we are open year-round for all your accounting needs including extended and amended tax returns, bookkeeping, payroll processing and many other services for both individuals and businesses. We look forward to participating in several events in the community and getting to more of our neighbors!

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Novae Corporation, North America's third largest utility trailer manufacturer, announced plans to expand its operations here, creating up to 75 new jobs by 2016.

The homegrown-Hoosier company will invest $5.9 million to construct and equip a 73,000 square-foot facility at the Markle Industrial Park, a state-certified shovel ready site, which will be its fourth manufacturing facility in northeast Indiana since 2005. The new operation will be online and fully functional by November.

"Indiana is...

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Bishop Luers High School senior Nathan Grabner has been selected as one of 40 students in the state as an Indiana Academic All-Star. The program is sponsored by the Indiana Association of School Principals, in partnership with Earlham College, Franklin College, Indiana University, Marian University, and Purdue University.

Nathan is a National Merit Commended Student, FBLA Public Speaking State Champion and State Runner-Up in Impromptu Speaking. He is an Eagle Scout and during high school was...

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The season has reached the halfway point and Varsity sits atop the SAC with a 6-1 conference record and a 10-4 record overall. The team has won 8 of 9 games. They won against North Side twice 8-5 and 2-1. They then beat Canterbury 9-8 and Luers 5-3. The team then went onto split a DH against Angola winning 7-3 and losing 14-1. They defeated South Side 3-2 and 7-6. Finally they beat Manchester 13-10.

The most outstanding performances in these games were Nick Hyuck who went 8 innings against...

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Top L to R– Isaiah Fisher, Mark Hellinger, Nathan Grabner, Jonathan Baum Bottom L to R– Makenna Zwick, James Slocum

On April 22, 2014, Bishop Luers High School Academic Super Bowl teams competed in the Area Academic Super Bowl Match. Bishop Luers placed 1st in Fine Arts, Science, Math and Social Studies; 3rd in English and Inter Disciplinary. As a whole team, Bishop Luers earned 1st place in Class C by beating Adams Central, Bluffton, Churubusco and Garrett High Schools. Bishop Luers will be sending their Fine Arts, and Social Studies teams to State on May 10th held at Purdue University.

Congratulations to...

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