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This picture was taken on top of Grossglockner, high above Zell‑am Zee in Austria.

Sally and Hermann Quake recently spent a month in Europe, two weeks in Austria and two weeks in Germany.‑ The trip to Austria was spent with two other couples, Franz and Renate Magin and Rolf and Elfrieda Anhaeuser.

All three couples have been friends since before they were married, and all were celebrating forty years of marriage.

The two weeks in Germany passed visiting friends and family.‑ Herman also attended his fifty-year class reunion in his hometown, Bad-Kreuznach, Deutschland.

Navy Seaman Recruit Heath R. Hutchinson, brother of Monica L. Hutchinson of Fort Wayne, IN, recently completed U.S. Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, IL.

During the eight-week program, Hutchinson completed a variety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safety. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness.

The capstone event of boot...

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The Fort Wayne Inner Groups annual Alcoholics Anonymous New Year's Eve dance is being sponsored by the Waynedale United Methodist Church's Monday and Thursday night AA groups and co-sponsored by the Tuesday Night Beginners Group. Each year the Masonic Temple opens its doors and partially lifts its veil of secrecy to host The Fort Wayne Inner Groups New Year's Eve Dance.

Fort Wayne's Masonic Temple opened in 1925 and since 1991 it has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places....

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On December 14, STAR Financial Bank's Region President Tom Blume, along with Waynedale's Office Bank Representative Claudia Casiano presented 90 stuffed teddy bears to Southwest Fire Department Chief Don Patnoude as part of the bank's "Bears for Badges" campaign.

Bank-wide, STAR has collected over 3,000 bears and other stuffed toys, which were delivered to fire and police stations throughout northeastern Indiana.

The "Bears for Badges" program allowed STAR customers and employees to donate...

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Sunday, November 7, 2004 was a special day for Mt. Calvary Lutheran Preschool. After the preschool children sang their praise songs, the three-year old classes were presented with Children's Bibles, a gift from one of the congregation members. After the service, Dr. David Ebeling, Indiana District Education Executive was there to present the school with a plaque and banner, awarding them with National Lutheran School Accreditation. Mt. Calvary is one of only 4 Lutheran preschools in the...

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Jim Berghoff #1486 running the United States Air Force Marathon on September 21, 2002.

It was about eight years ago that Jim Berghoff quit smoking. He knew he needed to make some changes in his life so he gave up the smokes and decided to start running.

"I ran a couple of hundred feet and that was all I could do. After three months, I could run 2-3 miles."

Jim, 44, works for Hattersley & Sons and runs at Foster Park with a couple of friends, Rick Hilker and Joe Nayarkas. He doesn't look like your average long distance runner. He is six feet tall and weighs 220 pounds. Jim...

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Steve White may have been a modern-day child prodigy. By the tender age of nine, he had already built his first car engine. White was born and raised in Waynedale, and has lived here all his life. Today, he works for Evans Motors, on the corner of Bluffton and Lower Huntington Roads.

Besides offering an average of fifteen to twenty cars and trucks for sale at any given time, Evans Motors has recently begun to offer other services, such as oil changes, quick lubes, brake work, exhaust and...

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In 1962, Waynedale residents Ronald May and Carl McOmber built a house at 6210 Donna Drive for their father, Forest May. Forest, was one of the very early Waynedale settlers. He was the owner and originator of May Property Rentals (Waynedale Village Apartments), and was the brother of William May, owner of May Sand & Gravel Company (Hanson Aggregates). Forrest passed away before moving into the new house and it was sold to Paul and Dorothy Bunsold.

Paul and Dorothy took possession of their...

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