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Alternative energy to save money in Hamilton County

Hamilton County is discussing various ways to implement new energy alternatives to become more efficient, thus saving taxpayers money. Steve Wood, Hamilton County buildings and grounds supervisor, said the plan to begin mixing the...

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3 Republicans bid for Congress

By Pete Smith When U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks took over the seat of longtime Republican congressman Dan Burton, who had served 30 years in that office, she had to stand out in a crowded...

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3 Democrats seek seat in Congress

By Adam Aasen Two years ago, U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks took over the seat of longtime Republican congressman Dan Burton, who had served 30 years in that office. This year, three Democratic candidates are...

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Advisory Plan Commission

Development: Dairy Queen, 940 Tournament Trail What it means: Dairy Queen was displaced as part of the U.S. 31 construction. The 0.94-acre restaurant will be behind the proposed McDonald’s on Ind. 32 and entrances...

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Meet your teacher, Amy McClelland

Grade/Subject at what school: Fourth Grade, Maple Glen Elementary Number of years teaching: 16 Background/Schooling (college & high school): Bishop Dwenger High School, Ft. Wayne; B.A. Elementary Education, Purdue University; and M.S. Education, Purdue...

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Greenwood complex to complement Westfield

Greenwood has announced plans for a $22 million amateur sports complex, featuring an 85,000-square-foot facility to host prep sports tournaments, and it includes a hotel and a massive fitness center for the public. The...

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Ready, set, hunt

Community members have several options to search for candy-filled plastic eggs as three local Easter Egg hunts will take place on April 19. The hunts include: ■ Imagine Church Easter Egg Drop. The Westfield...

Front row from left: Girl Scout Troop 1019 members are Nicole Adams, Natalee Brendel, Audrey Shea, Katherine Spadaro and Larissa Krakora; back row: Taylor Pickard, Sarah McDonald, Kennedy Greenwalt, Grace Mayen, Sophie Porter and Chloe Johns. (Submitted photo) 0

Westfield Scouts organize walk for park

A group of fifth-grade Girl Scouts from Westfield Intermediate School is combining their love of animals and public service to host a fundraiser for the Westfield Bark Park. The Bark Park Walk-a-thon starts at...