The Sons of the American (SAL) Legion Post #241 located on Bluffton Road has made a generous donation to send two boys to summer camp in June 2019. The Boy Scout Troop 344 is sponsored by the local
There’s a bird house on the trunk of a tree near our back door, a screech owl bird house. My son-in-law made it and put it there for me after I saw what I thought were screech owl droppings on the
Indiana Michigan Power (I&M) recently presented a $100,000 check on behalf of the AEP Foundation empowering Soarin’ Hawk Raptor Rehabilitation Center to begin construction on our new operations
Last week we got in our annual truckload of Scotts fertilizer. In my 45 years in the business, there hasn’t been a year go by that this wasn’t our go-to, top of the line, lawn fertilizer product
We can thank pollinators for many of our favorite foods. According to the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, “Scientists estimate that one out of every three bites of food we eat exists because of pollinators like bees, butte
Youth hunters, i.e., those who will be younger than age 18 on the day of the hunt, may apply for reserved turkey hunts March 18-29. The youth wild turkey hunting season is April 20 and 21 on selected
In a sure sign that spring is not far behind, the first Purple Martins of the year have been spotted in The Hoosier State.
The birds were seen on March 2 in the southern Indiana town of Ferdinand by
I looked out the dining room window one morning and was astounded at the sparrows; house sparrows. They covered the ground, as numerous as dead leaves in the fall. They lined every branch of the bush
As we grow weary of winter weather, one of the most delightful perennials to have for your shade garden is the helleborus plant. They are commonly called Lenten rose. These plants are native to Europe
-13° below zero for heaven’s sake! And what, -40° wind chill? Schools, businesses, mail/paper delivery, and sporting events closed for days. It’s been awhile since we’ve seen that kind of temperature
If you are a senior citizen or disabled resident who cannot physically clear the snow from your driveway and walkway, please call NeighborLink at 260.209.0074 or post your snow removal request on
Save Maumee Grassroots Organization has completed planting 2,936 trees along 1.5 miles of streambank and submitting work reports from 2016 through 2018. The group “physically planted 2,936 trees,
A local organization invites anyone who is interested in weather to attend a free class on how to recognize and report severe weather phenomena to benefit public safety. The Allen County branch of the
Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation and Friends of the Parks of Allen County are coming together to restore Foster Park Pavilion #3.
The historic stone pavilion in the Foster Park Oak Grove will be fully
You made it! You made it once again to the end of the holiday season. So now what? How about just hunker down in your Lazyboy with a good book and wait until spring? Well just wait a minute. I have
January is the time when gardeners’ thoughts turn to spring and the arrival of seed catalogs in the mail bring the excitement of garden plans. The advantages to growing seeds include the numbers of
Usher in 2019 with other outdoor lovers at one of the many First Day Hikes offered Jan. 1 at Indiana’s state parks.
First Day Hikes are a healthy way to start 2019 and a chance to get outside,
Riverfront Fort Wayne Phases II and III are now underway with a focus on planning and design for downtown riverfront development beyond Phase I, which is the design and construction of Promenade Park.
Poinsettias have been associated with Christmas for a very long time. Franciscan friars in Mexico began incorporating this plant into celebrations in the 17th century. The star-shaped leaf pattern represents
One wintry morning a few days ago, a day when the sky was gray and snowy, blown by a strong cold wind, I went driving on a country road, hoping to see some wildlife activity, an uncommon bird, or maybe
A river runs through my home town, and there was a bridge across the river when I was a boy, just a block and a half from my home. I often walked to that bridge, after Mom and Dad decided I was old
In winter months trail usage slows, but interest in using trails in colder months is growing. This year Mayor Henry has asked the City’s Right of Way Department to begin clearing snow on prim
Because winter can be a busy time for coyotes, DNR biologists say people can expect to see more of them in the coming months, but not to be alarmed.
“Most young coyotes leave their parents
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