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  1. Master carverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Decatur Daily Democrat

    Preble Township resident Loren Kruetzman's display of wooden bird carvings will be on display at the Decatur library through the end of April. Kruetzman said each carving takes an average of a month to complete.

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  2. Sandra S. TumblesonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Times Bulletin

    Sandra S. Tumbleson of Convoy, died at 11:15 p.m. Monday, April 13, 2015, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice. Other survivors include children: Craig Tumbleson and Tony Tumbleson, both of Convoy; 16 nieces and nephews; a brother: Larry Brunner of Decatur; sisters: Jo Reichert of Wren, Ohio, and Barb Roudebush of Decatur, Indiana, and three grandchildren: Lindsey, Brodie, and Dylan Tumbleson.

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  3. Draheim Retiring as Head of ARG MotorhomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | RV Business

    ... leading brands - American Coach, Fleetwood RV, Holiday Rambler and Monaco - at its manufacturing facility in Decatur, Ind. "I would like to thank John for his significant contribution to ARG's growth over the past seven years," Sullivan said. "ARG ...

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  4. Tax bills in the mailRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Decatur Daily Democrat

    ... be charged a service fee. All branches of Bank of Geneva and First Bank of Berne also accept payments, as do the Decatur branches of First Merchants Bank, Fifth Third Bank and Wells Fargo Bank - the latter requiring each parcel be paid separately, ...

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  5. Time running out to name 'pocket park'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Decatur Daily Democrat

    The Decatur Main Street organization is now accepting nominations for the new name of the "pocket park," located on the corner of 2nd and Monroe streets in downtown Decatur. Should it be named after a local legend or a local landmark? Should it rhyme? The group wants your suggestions.

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  6. 'Historic US 27' endeavor could benefit downtown tourism effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Decatur Daily Democrat

    Larry Isch, Brad Martz and Max Miller show off the type of sign which will be displayed to point travelers to the old route of U.S. 27 to and through Decatur. The three members of Decatur Main Street unveiled the project as Tuesday night's meeting of city council.

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  7. Decatur plans storm water rate hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Decatur Daily Democrat

    "Nobody likes to raise rates, but we are simply not getting anything done," and there is much to do, Mayor John Schultz said at Tuesday night's Decatur City Council meeting, where it was made plain that storm water rates are going to be rising. The city's current rate is $1.80 and has been in place since 2004, he noted, adding that some communities have rates as high as $10 to $15.

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  8. Extreme heavy trashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Decatur Daily Democrat

    It's heavy trash week in Decatur, and city crews were greeted by some mammouth curbside deposits, such as this one on Northbrook Court.

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  9. A Stellar Day Decatur one of three finalists for 2015 Stellar Communities grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Decatur Daily Democrat

    The announcement came five days later than originally planned, but Mayor John Schultz's confidence and optimism proved prophetic: Decatur has been named one of three finalists in its population group seeking up to $4 million in state funding through the Indiana Stellar Communities program. "We're one of the three," an enthusiastic Schultz said in a telephone interview shortly after 1 p.m. Tuesday.

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  10. Constance "Connie" EdmondsonRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | The Indianapolis Star

    ... was born on February 19th, 1943 in Fort Wayne, IN, the daughter of Harold and Avonelle Bergman. She lived in Decatur, IN and graduated from Monmouth High School in 1961. Connie attended Purdue University, graduating in 1966 with a degree in ...

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  11. Education, as usual, a topic for legislatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Decatur Daily Democrat

    ... funding and priorities was one of the popular topics. Ann Burkhalter, a teacher at Northwest Elementary School in Decatur, bemoaned the current state of proficiency testing in Indiana and let Lehman know of her concerns about the length of the ...

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  12. Oh BunnyRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | Decatur Daily Democrat

    Area children were greeted by the Easter Bunny Saturday while waiting for the annual Easter Egg Hunt to begin at the Riverside Center in Decatur.

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  13. Lehman responds to RFRA criticismsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Decatur Daily Democrat

    After a contentious week in the state of Indiana, centered around the state's new religious freedom law, what type of reception awaited State Rep. Matt Lehman during a Saturday morning town hall meeting in Decatur was uncertain at best. But with more than two dozen constituents in attendance, cooler heads prevailed during the hour-long meeting.

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  14. Michael O. Manley, Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | The Times Bulletin

    Michael O. Manley, Sr., 61, of Van Wert, passed away on Thursday, April 2, 2015, in the Van Wert Hospital Emergency Room. He was born on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 1953, in Decatur, Indiana, the son of the late Richard O. Manley and the late Mildred Manley.

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  15. American Legion Dinner to benefit flag programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Decatur Daily Democrat

    Jan Smith, left, commander of American Legion Post 43, Decatur, and Karen Sweney of Family LifeCare are pictured with Decatur Mayor John Schultz with an American flag blanket. A benefit dinner will be held from 5-7 p.m. April 24 at Decatur American Legion Post 43, with proceeds earmarked for the American flag blanket program.

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  16. Decatur egg hunt is SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Decatur Daily Democrat

    Adams Memorial Hospital and WZBD radio, in conjunction with area merchants, will host the Great Easter Egg Hunt in Decatur beginning at noon Saturday.

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  17. BriefsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Journal Gazette

    ... of the now-demolished Franklin School. Constituents can bring their concerns or other topics of discussion to the Decatur Public Library, at 128 S. 3rd St. in Decatur, from 8 to 9 a.m., or the Berne Chamber of Commerce at 205 E. Main St. between ...

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  18. A day on the trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Decatur Daily Democrat

    With temperatures approaching 60 degrees on Tuesday, Amanda Luce and her companion, Bella, enjoyed a run along the River Greenway Trail in Decatur.

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  19. Connect To Careers seeks exec. directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Decatur Daily Democrat

    ... in applying for the position should send a resume and cover letter to connecttocareers@gmail.com , or 251W 850N, Decatur, IN 46733. More information about the organization and the executive director's position description is available at ...

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  20. Woodcrest donation is largest everRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Decatur Daily Democrat

    A donation from the estate of the late Richard and Vella Wasson of Decatur to the Adams Woodcrest organization has now become the largest bequest received by the Adams Health Network, it was announced Wednesday night at the monthly meeting of the AHN board of trustees. Board attorney Adam Miller, who is also the attorney for the Wasson estate, recently delivered a check for $312,000 to AHN Chief Operating Officer JoEllen Eidam.

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