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TAYLOR UNIVERSITY FORT WAYNE CAMPUS

TUFWC PROVIDES ONLINE SKILLS TRAINING

TUFWC announces the availability of 800 courses for high quality, self-paced interactive Internet training. The online skills-based courses are grouped into seven libraries of related topics. Each library is priced at $199 per year per person for unlimited access, and contains as many as 200 courses covering topics such as: desktop computing skills, small business management skills, web development, technical...

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(This is an update of a story we published over a year ago)

LOCAL WRESTLER EARNS TWO MEDALS IN EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP

by Kevin L. Lovejoy

Our son, Josh Lovejoy was mentioned in THE WAYNEDALE NEWS for his honors at Boot Camp graduation in June of 2001. He has since gone to Germany where he is currently stationed. December 7 and 8, 2002 was the weekend of the 2002 US Armed Forces European Wrestling Championships. Josh participated and received a Bronze Medal in Freestyle Wrestling and a...

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Dianna Ryan and her kids, Zach and Kali deliver throughout the Waynedale area. Diana also buys and restores houses as time allows.

Krista and Corey Leffers deliver the news in the Lakewood area. The paper route is a family affair, with help from brothers, Brandon and Ryan, as well as, both parents, Steve and Karen. They put their route money into a vacation fund, with hopes of going either to Disney World or on a Disney Cruise. Krista is on the (thus far, knock on wood), undefeated, Bishop...

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The world celebrated and welcomed the new year at midnight this morning, with each country, city, and individual finding their own special way to usher in the year 2003. Some joined the 750,000 in Times Square, others joined friends and family in the comfort of their own homes, and numerous more found that special place in a town far away from home.

For the Spartan Alliance Band, that "special place" was bed.

An early morning and a tough workout awaited the band today; leaving their hotel...

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Even for those non-football fans, it is hard not to get caught up in the area high school's season this year. There is something unique about high school football that brings a community together and makes us all stand up and cheer for our hometown boys who headed down to the state championship.

But there is another part of high school football that we all love and sometimes forget to recognize for its integral part of the game—-the marching band. This year, Homestead's marching band, the...

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Cross-Country Skiing was open while the snow lasted.  Tom Lochner, Cross-Country Ski Supervisor, advises to call ahead for current ski conditions.

With the recent snowfall of over 8 inches, many skiers experienced the miles of beautiful wooded trails this past weekend as the Fox Island Trails on Yohne Road were open for cross-country skiing.

Allen County Parks need at least 4 inches of snow to operate their Cross-Country Ski Program. Cross-Country Skis and Boots are available for rent in sizes ranging from child to adult. Rental Hours are from 9am to 4pm. Rental Fees are: $5 per hour for adults, $4 per hour for Seniors and children 12...

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This bluejay was spotted on a wooded trail at Fox Island, it is one of the vulnerable species affected by the West Nile virus.

While many of us were out doing our shopping and baking, the Audubon Society was dedicating their time to the annual Christmas Bird Count. This special group of people walked through woods and streams, hiked the trails, and drove along fields to count birds.

The Christmas Bird Count is a popular, fun, and rewarding bird census. All wild birds are counted that are free and unrestrained. Beginners are paired with the pro's, and many of the same bird counters are seen at each site. In the...

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TAYLOR UNIVERSITY FORT WAYNE CAMPUS

TUFWC PROVIDES ONLINE SKILLS TRAINING

TUFWC announces the availability of 800 courses for high quality, self-paced interactive Internet training. The online skills-based courses are grouped into seven libraries of related topics. Each library is priced at $199 per year per person for unlimited access, and contains as many as 200 courses covering topics such as: desktop computing skills, small business management skills, web development, technical...

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Churubusco resident Les Roberson, chairman of the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs Arthritis Advisory Board, presents a check for $593,257.90 to Arthritis Foundation President and CEO Tino Mantella (right) and Arthritis Foundation Chair Pattye Moore (left). The contribution will help further the Arthritis Foundation's mission to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases.

For more than a century, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows has...

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