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The latest breaking news stories from around the Waynedale, (South / Southwest Fort Wayne) Indiana community are all found here. These articles are written by our local writers and contain area events, happenings and general public interest coverage. If you have a news tip, idea for an article or suggestion, please click here to submit your Waynedale news.

VISIT THE MIDWEST'S OLDEST AMERICAN INDIAN STRUCTURE

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Near the corner of Old Trail and Bluffton Road, next to the Fort Wayne Conservation Club, stands the oldest American Indian structure in the Midwest.

The Chief Jean Baptist Richardville House has been getting a face lift. The Indian House, as it is known by most people in Waynedale, has been newly renovated and will be open to the public on Saturday, November 1st, from 9am - 6pm.

The home of Miami Civil Chief Jean Baptist Richardville, one of the wealthiest men in Fort Wayne in the early...

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WAYNEDALE VETERANS’ NEWS

Details David Parrish American Legion Post 296 Celebrates Re-Opening After Flood 2003 (L-R) Tim Pape, Robert Ripley 4th District Commander, Karen Dumont President 296 Auxiliary, Larry Thiele Post 296 Commander, Denny Cunningham S.A.L. Post 296 Commander, and State Representive Ben GiaQuinta cut the ribbon on Saturday, October 18, 2003.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 241

New Weekly Kitchen Menu Luncheon Specials Served From 11am to 1pm
Stop in and have one of their "Home Cooked" and delicious lunches from 11am to 1:30pm daily Monday through Friday.
Food every evening:
Monday-50-cent draft beer
Tuesday-Sliders
Wednesday-Wings
Thursday-Food Specials to be announced
Friday Night Dinners are now being served - 5pm to 8pm
Free hot dogs on Saturday at 10am
Bingo every Sunday - doors open early
For your convenience we now have an ATM machine

TURKEY...

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY SCUDDER!

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Friday October 17th, local resident Scudder Chaney celebrated his 93rd birthday at Village Bowl. He is a weekly bowler in the Friday Senior League. Scudder's grandson stopped by to enjoy the celebration. They enjoyed cake & coffee. Scudder was presented with balloons; a bowling pin signed by the Village Bowl employees and the other league members. Photo provided by Lori Dove

THE OLD MILL

Details Construction south from Roger’s Formal Wear parking area, looking towards Bluffton Road Bridge.

It's hard to imagine a time when roads were made of timbers and there was a toll-booth at Quimby Village. A time when you could catch Musky out of the Saint Mary's River and the only form of long distance travel was on the rivers or cross-country on horseback. We have grown up in Waynedale, or other parts of the city, where we are generations away from those days.

I was preparing Ed Noble's history article for this issue of The Waynedale News and I was trying to imagine what it would have...

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GRANDPARENTS/V.I.P. DAY AT MIAMI MIDDLE SCHOOL

Details Miami Middle School student Manny Colburn enjoys breakfast with his grandparents Bill and Anna.

Wednesday, October 8th was a special day at Miami Middle School. It was a day where the kids got to bring their Grandparents to school.

The Miami School choir, Sound Machine, opened with a song and middle school student, Aubrey Vandall, read a poem describing the way she felt about her grandparents. Another student, Josh Saylor, read an essay about his grandparents and then Miami School principal, Mrs. Craig, introduced the Superintendent of Fort Wayne Community Schools, Dr. Wendy...

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LOCAL STUDENT EXPLORES U.S. JUSTICE SYSTEM

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Miss Amanda Mitchell of Sandpoint Road has recently been selected to participate in the National Youth Leadership forum on Law (NYLF/LAW). Amanda will be attending the forum from Tuesday, October 7th to Sunday, October 12, 2003 in Washington, D.C. Having demonstrated academic achievement and an interest in law and justice, Mitchell will join more than 350 outstanding high school juniors and seniors from across the United States at the Forum on Law.

The curriculum for NYLF/LAW is based on...

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WAYNEDALE MILITARY NEWS

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Navy Petty Officers Mary T. Anderson and Paul M. Cramar Kinter deploy with Enterprise Carrier Group

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Paul M. Cramar Kinter, son of Christine E. and Dean E. Kinter of Fort Wayne, recently departed for a six-month deployment while assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, home based in Norfolk, Virginia. Cramar Kinter joined the Navy in July 1999.

Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Mary T. Anderson, daughter of Marth J. Anderson of Fort Wayne, recently departed for...

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WAYNEDALE VETERANS’ NEWS

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DAVID PARRISH AMERICAN LEGION POST #296 GRAND OPENING

Post 296, 130 W. Tillman Road, has scheduled their Grand Opening for Saturday and Sunday, October 18th and 19th. There will be a special ribbon cutting ceremony at 3pm on Saturday, October 18, 2003. The post had to be totally remodeled due to flooding by the St. Mary's River. They now have an all-new bar, all-new cabinets, and all-new carpet. Food will be served and there will be live entertainment. They will be open to the...

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ON LOCATION ISLE ROYALE NATIONAL PARK

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The Indians called it the 'Floating Island' because it seemed to float above the water on the morning mist. We observed this phenomenon as we approached Isle Royale from the deck of the Isle Royale Queen III. The 4-hour ferryboat ride out of Copper Harbor, Michigan was coming to a close and our weeklong backpacking adventure was just beginning.

Isle Royale began 1.2 billion years ago during the Pre-Cambrian period. Lava seeped up through the cracks of the Superior Basin and formed basalt...

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