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GOOD MORNING Free back-to-school haircuts offered FREMONT — Free back-to-school haircuts for youth will be offered Friday between 6-9 p.m. The haircuts will be offered at The Firehouse Youth Center, 112 E. Toledo St. by stylists from the Finishing Touch Salon, Angola.

U.S. 20 restricted for bridge work

West Nile now in Steuben FROM STAFF REPORTS

INDIANAPOLIS — West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes have been found in all four northeast Indiana counties, the Indiana State Department of Health reported. Health officials continue to encourage Hoosiers to take steps to protect themselves from West Nile virus and other mosquito-borne diseases after mosquito samples from 35 counties have now tested positive for the virus. There has been one human case of West Nile virus in Ripley County and one equine case in Adams County. Counties with West Nile

ANGOLA — Starting today U.S. 20 lanes in both directions will be intermittently restricted on the bridge over Pigeon Creek, between C.R. 650W and C.R. 620W, about 4 miles west of Angola, the Indiana Department of Transportation announced. INDOT is performing bridge maintenance work at the location. The work is expected to be complete by end of the day Friday. Motorists should be aware of traffic controls including barrels, cones and flaggers while the work is in progress. The work is part of a multi-location bridge maintenance contract, with work taking place in upcoming months throughout the INDOT Fort Wayne District. The contract was awarded to R. L. McCoy, based on the low bid of $627,000.

virus-infected mosquitoes include: Adams, Allen, Carroll, Clinton, Daviess, Delaware, DeKalb, Grant, Hamilton, Jay, Jefferson, Knox, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Lake, Marion, Marshall, Martin, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Newton, Noble, Ohio, Parke, Steuben, Sullivan, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Starke, St. Joseph, Vanderburgh, Vigo, White and Whitley. The ISDH has collected and tested nearly 120,000 mosquitoes from all 92 counties for West Nile virus and St. Louis encephalitis. There have been no positive findings for St.

Louis encephalitis. State health officials recommend the following preventative measures: • avoid places where mosquitoes are biting; • apply insect repellent containing DEET, picaradin or oil of lemon eucalyptus to clothes and exposed skin; • install or repair screens on windows and doors to keep mosquitoes out of the home; and, • when possible, wear pants and long sleeves, especially if walking in wooded or marshy areas. West Nile virus can cause West Nile fever, a mild form of the

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illness, which can include fever, headache, body aches, swollen lymph glands or a rash. Some individuals will develop a more severe form of the disease with encephalitis or meningitis and other severe syndromes, including flaccid muscle paralysis. Individuals who think they may have West Nile virus should see their health care provider. For more information about mosquito safety, visit the Indiana State Department of Health’s website at Information about mosquito activity in the state can be found at

Shooting of dog justified

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ALBION — A Noble County Sheriff’s Department firearms review board ruled Tuesday that a Noble County deputy was justified in shooting a 130-pound Rottweiler as it charged at him Saturday in a Bear Lake neighborhood in the southwestern part of the county. Noble County Sheriff Doug Harp said the review board consists of one of the department’s senior firearm instructors, the department’s chief deputy and a civilian. After going through the evidence, including an audio file with the sound of a large dog charging the officer and statements from two witnesses, the board backed up the reaction of Deputy Shafter Baker. “They ruled the officer was

Appointments only at clinic this month ANGOLA — The Faith Community Health Clinic is serving patients by appointment only this month. Appointments can be made by calling 665-3146. Callers must leave a message and will receive a call back. The health clinic is open Wednesdays, 4-8 p.m., in the lower story of the Holy Family Episcopal Church, 909 S. Darling St., Angola. Walk-in clinics will be offered again after a new computer system is in place.

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Family outing A family paddles its way between Round and Clear lakes on Sunday, taking advantage of the pleasant

sunny weather to get in a canoe ride.


Egyptian violence deadly CAIRO (AP) — Riot police backed by armored vehicles, bulldozers and helicopters Wednesday swept away two encampments of supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi, setting off running street battles in Cairo and other Egyptian cities. At least 278 people were killed nationwide, many of them in the crackdown on the protest sites. Vice President Mohamed ElBaradei, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and pro-reform leader in the interim government, resigned in protest over the assaults as the military-backed leadership imposed a monthlong state of emergency and nighttime curfew. Clashes broke out elsewhere in the capital and other provinces as Islamist anger spread over the dispersal of the 6-week-old sit-ins by Morsi’s Islamist supporters that divided Egypt. It was the highest single day death toll since the 18-day uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak in 2011. The Health Ministry said 235 civilians were killed and more than 2,000 injured, while Interior

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Protesters push a police vehicle off the 6th of October bridge in a demonstration by supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in the eastern Nasr City district of Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday.

Minister Mohammed Ibrahim said 43 policemen died in the assault. He said Morsi supporters attacked 21 police stations and seven Coptic Christian churches across the nation, and assaulted the Finance Ministry in Cairo, occupying its ground floor. The violence drew condemnation from other predominantly Muslim countries, but also from the West, with Secretary of State John Kerry saying it had dealt a “serious blow” to Egypt’s political reconciliation efforts. The assault to take control of the two sit-in sites came after days of warnings by the interim administration that replaced Morsi

after he was ousted in a July 3 coup. The camps on opposite sides of the capital began in late June to show support for Morsi. Protesters — many from Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood — have demanded his reinstatement. The smaller camp was cleared relatively quickly, but it took hours for police to take control of the main sit-in site, which is near the Rabbah al-Adawiya Mosque that has served as the epicenter of the pro-Morsi campaign. Several senior leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood who were wanted by police were detained after police stormed the camp near the mosque, sources said.

PLEASANT LAKE — A little town with a rich history is the subject of a 101 Lakes Land Trust event this weekend. Reflections on Pleasant Lake features a pontoon tour of the lake starting at 4 p.m. The evening also includes hors d’oeuvres and buffet dinner at the Pleasant Lake Mennonite Church. Tom Cochran will present “Pleasant Lake: Then and Now.” The locations will be varied, with guests taken on a tour of the historic Van Orden house and a walking tour around the lake. Sponsors include the 101 Lakes Trust and Pleasant Lake Lions Club. The cost is $40 per person and reservations can be made by calling 833-6663 or 804-0006. The 101 Lakes Land Trust’s mission is to protect and enhance Steuben County’s natural environment and encourage conservation, management, education and research in the community.

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Police arrest three people ANGOLA — The following people were arrested Tuesday by law enforcement officers working in Steuben County. Charges are initial counts listed by police; the Steuben County Prosecutor’s Office files formal charges. • Christopher J. Hatch, 23, Kendallville, arrested on a warrant for misdemeanor public intoxication. • Lonny J. Parker, 42, Fremont, arrested on a warrant for civil contempt of court. • Crystal R. Schroeder, 29, Angola, arrested on a warrant for civil contempt of court.

Public Meetings •


Today • Aging and In-Home Services of Northeast Indiana Board, AIHS office, 2927 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne, 11:30 a.m.

Monday, Aug. 19


• Steuben County Commissioners, Steuben Community Center, 317 S. Wayne St., Angola, 8:30 a.m. Drainage board meets at 2 p.m. • Angola Common Council, city hall, 210 N. Public Square, Angola, 7 p.m. • Clear Lake Board of Zoning Appeals, meeting canceled. • Fremont Community Schools Board, administration building, 1100 W. Toledo St., Fremont, 6 p.m. • Prairie Heights Community Schools Board, administration building, 305 S. C.R. 1100W, LaGrange, 7 p.m.

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Cameron earns tobacco-free award Cameron Memorial Community Hospital was one of eight Indiana health care providers that received statewide recognition for adoption and enforcement of a comprehensive tobacco-free grounds

policy at their facilities. The awards are called the Rural Indiana Smoke-Free Environment awards. Receiving the honor for Cameron was Joell Stuckey, second from left, the hospital’s Rehab director.

Police plan sober driving campaign starting Friday FROM STAFF REPORTS

Starting Friday and continuing through Labor Day, Indiana State Police officers along with those from the Tri-County Alliance in northeast Indiana will participate in the Operation Pull Over “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” enforcement campaign. Operation Pull Over is funded by a federal grant and allows additional police officers to work overtime with an emphasis on arresting impaired drivers. During the campaign, troopers will conduct sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols targeting impaired and dangerous drivers. According to the National Highway Traffic

Safety Administration, in 2011, a total of 32,367 people were killed nationwide in motor vehicle crashes. Of that total, 9,878 people were killed in crashes that involved a driver or motorcyclist with a blood-alcohol concentration of .08 percent or higher. In Indiana, in 2011, a total of 4,938 crashes involved alcohol-impaired drivers, resulting in 140 deaths. Police offered these tips to avoid being arrested for driving while under the influence of alcohol or narcotics: • Plan ahead and always designate a sober driver before consuming alcohol. • Don’t drive a vehicle

after drinking alcohol. Call a taxi or a sober friend. • Never let a friend drive while impaired. Take away his or her keys. • When hosting a party, always offer nonalcoholic beverages. Make sure all guests leave with a sober driver. • Never provide alcohol to anyone under the legal drinking age of 21. Police encouraged motorists to report suspected impaired drivers by calling 911. Give a vehicle description, location, and direction of travel. Never follow an impaired driver. The local alliance includes the Angola, Ashley, Orland and Hudson police departments.

ANGOLA — Steuben County Purdue Cooperative Extension Service is offering free cribs to families who need a safe place for their babies to sleep. The Cribs for Kids program provides a Safe Sleep Kit that includes a pack-and-play crib, sheet, wearable blanket for the infant, pacifier, informational brochure and magnetic frame with a safe-sleep message. The Extension office, located on the bottom floor of the Steuben Community Center, 317 S. Wayne St., Angola, received 25 cribs recently from the state, said Inger Friend, health and human services educuator. An in-person education session is required. Parents are educated in the best, safest ways for infants to sleep. “Babies sleep safer … alone, on their backs and in a safe crib,” says the literature. Friend is making Thursday morning appointments at the Extension office, 668-1000, ext. 1400. The Safe Sleep Kits are free and available to any family that does not have a crib. Families expecting babies can also apply. The program is made possible through a partnership with the Indiana State Department of Health, Indiana State Department of Children’s Services IU Child Protection Team and the Indiana Perinatal Network.

Trine lands on Midwest list ANGOLA — Trine University again has been named to The Princeton Review’s “Best in the Midwest” section of the website feature “2014 Best Colleges: Region by Region” posted recently on Trine is among 155 colleges that Princeton Review recommends as “regional bests” across four locales: the Northeast, Southeast, Midwest and West. “I’m pleased that Trine

University has again been recognized as one of the best in the Midwest,” said Earl D. Brooks II, Trine president. “It is gratifying to be recognized for our commitment to our students and their success by ensuring rigorous, meaningful academics, offering small class sizes and keeping our facilities current.” The 155 colleges chosen for its “Best in the Midwest” list are located in 12 states: Iowa, Illinois,

Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin. The Princeton Review also designated 226 colleges in the Northeast, 124 in the West and 138 in the Southeast as best in their locales on the company’s “2014 Best Colleges: Region by Region” lists. Collectively, the 643 colleges named regional bests constitute about 25 percent of the nation’s 2,500 four-year colleges.

Regional Roundup • Second hole found in Mount Baldy MICHIGAN CITY (AP) — A hole similar to one that trapped a 6-year-old Illinois boy beneath 11 feet of sand has been found on the same northern Indiana dune. National Park Service Ranger Bruce Rowe says a crew setting up ground-sensing equipment to examine Mount Baldy at the


Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore on Monday spotted a 10-inch wide hole resembling the size and shape of the pocket described by the boy’s family. Rowe says the hole is about 100 yards east of where Nathan Woessner, of Sterling, Ill., was trapped and is about 5-feet deep. He says the dune will remain closed until scientists determine what is causing the holes.


Wayne statue staying put FORT WAYNE (AP) — A statue of Fort Wayne’s namesake will stay put with a new plan aimed at improving its visibility in a heavily wooded downtown square. The nonprofit Courthouse Preservation Trust is offering to spend up to $100,000 in private money to enhance the setting for the bronze statue of Revolutionary War Gen. Anthony Wayne atop a horse.

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Briefs • Israel, Palestine begin peace talks JERUSALEM (AP) — With tensions high and expectations low, Israeli and Palestinian negotiators kicked off their first substantive round of peace talks in nearly five years, huddling together at an undisclosed location Wednesday in search of an end to decades of conflict. The meeting was cloaked in secrecy, an attempt by both sides to prevent leaks to the media and maintain trust. Officials would say only that the talks took place in Jerusalem, and there was no immediate comment from either side. The Israeli government released a brief video showing the chief negotiators shaking hands as the talks continued into the evening.

Eurozone’s longest recession at an end MADRID (AP) — Minube, a travel startup on the outskirts of Madrid, is doing something that many Spanish companies haven’t thought about for years: It’s hiring. The company, which sells bookings as it helps travelers share their experiences using social media, has nearly doubled its headcount from 17 at the end of last year to 30. Business is booming as customers come in from across Europe — including some places hardest hit by Europe’s economic crisis. “We’re finally starting to see a bigger growth curve in Spain, and the strong growth in Italy has been a surprise,” Minube’s co-founder, Pedro Jareno, said. “The improvements we are starting to see in the market are constant.”

People • Sandra Oh leaving ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABC says “Grey’s Anatomy” star Sandra Oh is leaving the medical drama after the coming season. Shonda Rhimes, the show’s creator and executive producer, said she’s grateful for what she called the Oh actress’ “brilliant” work. Rhimes said “Grey’s Anatomy” will savor Oh’s character of Dr. Cristina Yang in the upcoming 10th season and then give her the exit she deserves. ABC said it intends to keep “Grey’s Anatomy” on its schedule for years to come and with as many of the original cast as possible. Stars Ellen Pompeo as Dr. Meredith Grey and Patrick Dempsey as Dr. Derek “McDreamy” Shepherd have been with “Grey’s Anatomy” since its 2005 debut.


Manning apologizes for harming U.S. Leaker asks chance to attend college FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Pfc. Bradley Manning took the stand Wednesday at his sentencing hearing in the WikiLeaks case and apologized for hurting his country, pleading with a military judge for a chance to go to college and become a productive citizen. He addressed the court after a day of testimony about his troubled childhood in Oklahoma and the extreme psychological pressure that experts said he felt in the “hyper-masculine” military because of his gender-identity disorder —

feeling that he was a woman trapped in a man’s body. “I am sorry that my actions hurt people. I’m sorry that they hurt the United States,” he said as he began. The soldier said that he understood what he was doing but that he did not believe at the time that leaking a mountain of classified information would cause harm to the U.S. Manning, 25, could be sentenced to 90 years in prison for the leaks, which occurred while he was working as an Army intelligence analyst in Iraq in 2010. The judge

will impose the sentence, though exactly when is unclear. Manning gave an unsworn statement, which meant he could not be cross-examined by prosecutors. He spoke for only a few minutes and appeared to be reading from a statement he was holding. He said he realizes now that he should have worked more aggressively to find a legal means to draw attention to his concerns about the way the war was being waged. He said he wants to get a college degree, and he asked for a chance to become a more productive member of society. His conciliatory tone was at odds

with the statement he gave in court in February, when he condemned the actions of U.S. soldiers overseas. Manning’s attorneys contend he showed clear signs of deteriorating mental health that should have prevented commanders from sending him to a war zone to handle classified information. Manning eventually came out to Capt. Michael Worsley, emailing the therapist a photo of himself in a long, blond wig and lipstick. The photo was attached to a letter titled “My problem,” in which Manning described his trouble and his hope that a military career would “get rid of it.”

Jesse Jackson Jr. gets prison term

Teen uses Internet to describe captivity SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hannah Anderson says a longtime family friend “tricked” her into visiting his house, tied up her mother and younger brother in his garage and kidnapped her, setting off a massive search that stretched across much of the western U.S. When she later learned they were found dead in her captor’s burning Southern California house, the 16-year-old said she cried all night. “I wish I could go back in time and risk my life to try and save theirs. I will never forgive myself for not trying harder to save them,” she wrote on a social media site roughly two days after she was rescued and FBI agents killed James Lee DiMaggio in the Idaho wilderness. Many of the hundreds of the questions she fielded on the social media site were typical teenage fare.



Debris burns as a UPS cargo plane lies on a hill at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport after crashing on approach Wednesday in Birmingham, Ala.

Cargo plane crash kills 2 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A UPS cargo plane crashed into a field near the Birmingham airport Wednesday, killing two pilots and scattering wreckage over a rural area moments after witnesses heard the massive A300 jet coming in at treetop level. People living near the airfield reported seeing flames coming from the aircraft and hearing its engines struggle in the final moments before impact. “It was on fire before it hit,” said Jerome Sanders, who lives directly across from the runway. The plane, which had departed from Louisville, Ky., went down about a half-mile from Birmingham-Shuttlesworth Airport. It broke into several pieces and caught fire. The pilot and co-pilot were the only people aboard. Weather conditions at the time were rainy with low clouds. Toni Herrera-Bast, a spokeswoman for the city’s airport authority, said the crash did not affect airport operations, but it knocked down power lines and appeared to topple at least one tree and utility pole. The National Transportation Safety Board sent a team of investigators to the scene. UPS spokesman Jeff Wafford said the jet was carrying a variety of cargo,

but he did not elaborate. The pilots’ names were not immediately released. But a man who identified himself as a family member said one of the pilots was Shanda Fanning, a woman in her mid-30s from Lynchburg, Tenn. Wes Fanning, who said he was the woman’s brother-in-law, said Shanda Fanning had been flying since she was a teenager. Ryan Wimbleduff, who lives just across the street from the airport property, said the crash shook his house violently. Standing in his driveway, he and his mother could see the burning wreckage. “I ran outside and it looked like the sun was coming up because of the fire on the hill,” he said. “Balls of fire were rolling toward us.” Chunks of riveted metal that appeared to be from the plane landed in the yard

of Cornelius and Barbara Benson, who also live near the crash site. Barbara Benson said she was awakened by a tremendous boom and “saw a big red flash” through her bedroom window. As day broke, the two were able to see that the tops of trees around their property had been knocked down and they were missing a piece of their back deck. Cornelius Benson said planes routinely fly so low over his house that a few years ago, the airport authority sent crews to trim treetops. The planes come close enough that Barbara Benson has sometimes been able to “to wave at the captains as they pass.” Sharon Wilson, who also lives near the airport, said she was in bed before dawn when she heard what sounded like engines sputtering as the plane went over her house.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was sentenced to 2 ½ years in prison Wednesday for illegally spending $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items, the judge scolding the son of the famed civil rights leader for using the money as a “piggy bank” and sentencing his wife to a year as well. However, Jackson, who emotionally apologized to his father, mother, congressional colleagues and others, was given significantly less prison time than federal guidelines recommend, recognized by the judge as a “complex person” who has done both good and bad. Sandra Jackson, a former Chicago alderman, was sentenced for filing false joint federal income tax returns. After prison, the former congressman is to spend three years on supervised release and complete 500 hours of community service. If he earns credit for good

behavior in prison, he could end up serving closer to two years. He agreed to repay the $750,000 when he pleaded guilty earlier this year. According to court documents, the Jacksons had spent campaign money on TV’s, restaurant dinners, an expensive watch and other costly personal items. Jackson, 48, had been a Democratic congressman from Illinois from 1995 until he resigned last November. In an emotional speech to the judge, he choked up and used tissues to blow his nose. He apologized and said he wanted to “take responsibility for my actions.” “I misled the American people. I misled the House of Representatives. I misled the Federal Election Commission,” he said. “I was wrong.” “I also want to apologize to my dad and to my mother,” Jackson added, stopping to compose himself.


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Deaths & Funerals • Herman Weber

in Auburn. She was also a member SNOW LAKE — of the Women of the Moose Herman Weber, 83, a in Auburn, American Legion resident of Snow Lake near Post 97 Auxiliary in Auburn, Fremont died on Sunday, Butler Eagles, and Judy’s July 14, 2013. Jewels Red Hat Society in He is survived by his Garrett. wife of 62 years, Patricia of She married Walter Snow Lake; his three sons Herendeen on Jan. 15, 1994, and their wives, Bruce and in Auburn, and he survives. Cindy of Portage, Ind., Doug Also surviving are a and Cheryl of Evansville, son, Furl (Karen) Smith Ind., and Dan and Kay of of Auburn; two stepsons, Atlanta, Ga.; and five loving John (Kim) Herendeen of grandchildren, Matthew, Kendallville and Walter Becky, David, Marshall, and Herendeen of Angola; a Kathleen. brother, Bruce Laux of Grandpa will lovingly Butler; a son-in-law, Dale and fondly be remembered Bennett; a daughter-in-law, by family, especially his Yvonne Thompson; six grandkids, and friends grandchildren, Dara Bowen for his love of model of Lorain, Ohio, Rachel trains (American Flyer), Bennett Steury of Auburn, his beautiful fruit trees, Dennis Whaley of Dallas, strawberries, and raspberTexas, Samantha Place ries (and all the wonderful of New Haven, Michael pies grandma would make), Herendeen of Angola, fishing, boat rides, the stars, and Casey Herendeen birds, and games of all of Angola; and six types, including his expertise great-grandchildren. in Bridge and other card In addition to her parents, games. she was preceded in death He was also known by a spouse, Jean Martin; for his keen abilities in a son, Edwin Brown; a the fields of electronics daughter, Joy Bennett; and a and engineering, having sister, Beverly Zimmer. graduated from DeVry and Services will be at 2 obtaining an FCC First Class p.m. Sunday at Feller and license early in his life when Clark Funeral Home, 875 television and transistors S. Wayne St., Waterloo, were new technologies to with visitation from 1–2 our country. p.m. Sunday prior to the Family and friends service at the funeral home. will celebrate his life at a Pastor John E. Smith will memorial Mass Saturday, be officiating. Burial will be August 17, 2013, at 11 a.m. in White City Cemetery in at St. Paul Catholic Chapel Spencerville. located at 8780 E. C.R. Visitation will also be 700N, Fremont, at the corner from 2–4 and 6–8 p.m. of C.R. 700N and C.R. Saturday at the funeral 875E , northeast of Clear home. Lake, followed by burial of Memorials may be his ashes, and dinner at the directed to the American parish hall. Diabetes Association. The Mass will be co-celTo send condolences, ebrated by Father Josh visit www.fellerandclark. Wagner, a great-nephew, com. and Father Phil Schneider of St. Paul. Christopher Balogh H.E. Johnson & Sons Funeral Home in Angola is CORUNNA — Christohandling the arrangements. pher L. Balogh, age 38, of To leave condolences go Corunna, Indiana, died at noon on Tuesday, August 13, 2013, in his home Barbara Herendeen surrounded by his family after a long battle with AUBURN — Barbara Burkett’s Lympoma. J. Laux Herendeen, 83, of Mr. Auburn died Tuesday, Aug. Balogh 13, 2013, at Wesley Health was a 1993 Care in Auburn. graduate of She was born July 17, Edgerton 1930, in (Ohio) High Spencerville, School and to Harry attended and Helen Wright State (Furnish) Mr. Balogh University. Laux. He was Barb employed as a quality worked as technician with Fort Wayne a waitress Mrs. Metals. Herendeen for various Chris was a an avid fan restaurants in of the Ohio State Buckeyes, the area for Cleveland Indians and over 53 years, including 18 Cleveland Browns and years at Richards Restaurant enjoyed playing golf, in Auburn and seven years camping, cooking and at the Ambrosia Restaurant barbecuing. in Auburn, before retiring in Christopher L. Balogh 2004. was born on June 30, 1975, She was a member of the in Hicksville, Ohio, the St. Mark’s Lutheran Church

son of David L. and Debra A. (Chaney) Balogh. He married Charity K. Faulkner on August 10, 2007, in Auburn, Indiana, and she survives. Also surviving are his parents of Edgerton, Ohio; two brothers, Matt (Becky Bleikamp) Balogh and Trenton (Samantha Mosler) Balogh, and one sister, Brianna (Charles Nickells) Balogh, all of Edgerton, Ohio; his special companion, his dog, Mack; his in-laws, Sarah and Steve Faulkner of Corunna; two sistersin-law, Jacklyn Faulkner of Fort Wayne, and Brandi (Tavis) Sparkman of Corunna; his grandmother, Eunice Chaney Williams of Edgerton; and nine nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Friday, August 16, 2013, from 2-8 p.m.. in the Krill Funeral Home, Edgerton, Ohio. Services will be held on Saturday, August 17, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. in St. Mary Catholic Church in Edgerton with Father David Cirata officiating. Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. Memorials are requested to the American Cancer Society. To sign the online register or to send condolences, please visit www.krillfuneralservice. com.

Belvia Presley ASHLEY — Belvia Hazel Presley, 92, known to most as Hazel, passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2013, at her home in rural Ashley. She was born April 18, 1921, in Fallsburg, Ky., to Mrs. Presley Freelin and Dixie (York) Moore. She was a homemaker. Hazel attended Louisa High School in Louisa, Ky. She was a member of Independent Full Gospel Church in Ashley. Hazel loved her God, and cherished and adored her children and grandchildren. She loved to sing, being outside in her garden or sitting in her gazebo. She enjoyed passing time working on crafts, crocheting, making quilts with her sisters, and caring for her guineas, chickens and the dogs on the family farm. Hazel married Claude Presley on September 15, 1950, in Fallsburg, Ky., and he died March 13, 1999. Surviving are three sons and two daughters, Bill (Connie) Presley of Avilla, Sam (Terry Jean) Presley of

Angola, Chris (Pam) Presley of Ashley, Sandy (Dan) Gaetz of Waterloo and Judy (Chris) Krafft of St. Joe; a sister-in-law, Donna Mae Moore of Angola; a brotherin-law, Linzy Presley of Hamilton; 14 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a brother, and three sisters. Services are at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 17, 2013, at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 875 S. Wayne St., Waterloo. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery at Fremont. Calling is Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. Memorials can be given in Hazel’s name to Independent Full Gospel Church or Heartland Hospice. To send condolences visit

Aileen Hartman HOWE — Aileen Kay Hartman, age 56, of Howe died on Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. She was born in Auburn on February 28, 1957, to Frederick Mock and Sally (Pence) Mrs. Gingrich. Hartman Mrs. Hartman graduated from Garrett High School in 1976. She enjoyed reading, gardening and most of all loved spending time with her family. Mrs. Hartman was also an active volunteer for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in Fort Wayne. Survivors include two sons, Ian Hartman and his fiance, Emily Hacker, of Albert Lea, Minnesota, and Jonathan Schultz and his life partner, Andrew Hunsberger, of Howe; a granddaughter, Arrya Hartman of Albert Lea, Minnesota; a sister, Amy Pence Bahr of Sheboygan, Wisconsin; and two brothers, Kevin Mock of Los Angeles, California, and Gregory (Katie) Gingrich of Austin, Texas. She was preceded in death by her mother and one sister, Sherry Mock. Preferred memorials are to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 2869 East Dupont Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46825. A celebration of Aileen’s life will take place at a later date. Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville is in charge of arrangements. Send a condolence to the family at www.hitefuneral

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BUTLER — Lillyonna Alexandria Roland, 8-month-old daughter of Kayla Jasso and Justin Roland, both of Butler, died Sunday Aug. 11, 2013. Also surviving are her grandparents, Robert W. Roland of Rome City, Stacey L. Roland of Butler and Cherry Morhart of Saint Joe; her great-grandparents, Miss Roland Robert W. Roland Sr. of Fremont, Jerry Lake of Woodburn, Sue Thompson of Fremont, Barbara Garrett of Missouri, Gloria Jasso of Antwerp, Ohio, Catherine Hart of Hicksville, Ohio, and Terry Hart of Hicksville, Ohio; her uncles, Christopher J. Roland of Bryan, Ohio, Michael L. Roland of Fort Riley, Kan., and Joshua W. Brewer of Cherry Point, N.C.; and great-aunts, Cassandra Slate of Charleston, W.Va., and Cynthia Van Schouder of Hicksville, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Jaime Jasso, and her great-grandfather, Tito Jasso. A private visitation and funeral service will be held. Pinnington-McComb Funeral & Cremation Services, Auburn, is in charge of arrangements. To sign the online registry or to leave a message of condolence, visit www.pinnington-mccomb. com.

FREMONT — Ruth P. Eicher, 24, of Montgomery, Mich., died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013, at her residence. Services will be Thursday at the William Eicher residence, 1128 State Line Road, Montgomery. Burial will be in Girod Cemetery in Branch County, Mich. Beams Funeral Home in Fremont is in charge of arrangements.

Judith Richey ASHLEY — Judith Ann Richey, 73, of Auburn and formerly of Ashley, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at Betz Nursing Home in Auburn. Mrs. Richey was a homemaker. She also retired as a cleaning lady for the Bostwick-Braun Co. in Ashley She was a member of the Pleasant Chapel Church of the Brethren in rural Ashley. She was born Jan. 30, 1940, in Auburn. She married Shirley Henry “Hank” Richey on Jan. 29, 1966, in Ashley, and he died Feb. 25, 1995. Surviving are four sisters and brothers-in-law, Janet and Robert Seman of LaGrange, Sandra and Curt Rhoads of Hudson, Connie and Rusty Richards of Cromwell and Delora and Randy Mann of Fremont; two brothers and sistersin-law, William and Sally Lepley of Leo and Jack and Erin Lepley of Angola; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her father and stepmother, Walter W. and Delora Lepley; her mother, Beatrice Evelyn (Ruehart) Lepley; and a brother, Dickie Lee Lepley. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 875 S. Wayne St., Waterloo, with the Rev. William Lepley and Pastor Valarie Kline officiating. Burial will be in Circle Cemetery in rural Hudson. Visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday prior to the funeral service at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the Pleasant Chapel Church of the Brethren or Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana. To send condolences, visit www.fellerandclark. com.

Stephen Harrington FREMONT — Stephen J. Harrington, 56, of Pioneer, Ohio, and formerly of Angola died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Monday at Beams Funeral Home in Fremont. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be Covenanter Cemetery at Fremont. Memorials are to the family.

Arthur Warner GARRETT — A service of Witness to the Resurrection for Arthur Eugene “Art” Warner will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at Garrett Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow in Christian Union Cemetery, rural Garrett. Mr. Warner, 91, a longtime Garrett resident, died June 7, 2013 in Columbia, S.C. Memorial gifts may be made to Garrett Presbyterian Church, the scholarship fund of Garrett High School, or Heartstrings Hospice of Columbia, S.C., or the hospice of the giver’s choice. Thomas Funeral Home in Garrett is handling local arrangements.

William Huff KENDALLVILLE — William Bradley “Brad” Huff, 58, formerly of Kendallville died Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, in Prague, Czech Republic. Memorial service arrangements are pending with Hite Funeral Home of Kendallville.

Larry Mayers BIG LONG LAKE — Larry Mayers, 76, of Big Long Lake died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at Parkview Noble Hospital in Kendallville. Funeral arrangements are pending at Hite Funeral Home in Kendallville.

Jesse Matthews FORT WAYNE — Jesse Ernest “Ernie” Matthews, 79, of Fort Wayne and formerly of Auburn, died Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. A memorial service will take place at 3 p.m. Sunday at Elmhurst Church of the Nazarene, 2951 Sandpoint Road, Fort Wayne. Feller and Clark Funeral Home in Auburn is handling arrangements.

William Miller TOPEKA — William A. Miller, 100, of Topeka died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at his residence. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. today and all day Friday at the family residence, 5645 W. C.R. 800S, Topeka. Funeral services will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday also at the family residence. Burial will be in Hawpatch Cemetery, Topeka. MillerStewart Funeral Home, Middlebury, is in charge of arrangements.

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First Aid course for outdoors WOLF LAKE — Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College, Wolf Lake, will offer a Wilderness First Aid course, Thursday and Friday, Aug. 29 and 30, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Instructor Jacob Guiser from the SOLO School of Emergency Medicine and Rescue, Conway, N.H., will teach the 16-hour course. Participants earn a two-year certification recognized by the American Camping Association, U.S. Coast Guard and various guide licensing boards. The Wilderness First

Aid curriculum covers patient assessment, rescue techniques, fractures/ dislocations, splint improvisation, spinal cord injury, managing environmental emergencies, shock and preparedness. Information about the course, which includes a hands-on component, is at The cost of $175 includes instruction and lunches. Lodging is available Thursday night for $20. PHOTO CONTRIBUTED Detals are available at A Wilderness First Aid participant checks for a broken or bone during a class simulation. 799-5869.


Bice catches a biggie Hayden Bice caught a largemouth bass on July 26, weighing 6 1/2 pounds and measuring 21 1/2 inches. His grandfather David Dangler, father Randy Bice and cousin Josie Bice were there to witness Hayden’s big catch on a private pond north of Waterloo. Hayden plans to have his big catch mounted.

Hunting guide out The Indiana Hunting and Trapping Regulations Guide for 2013-14 was released this week. The 48-page guide, featuring three strutting wild turkeys on the cover, is available at businesses that sell Indiana Department of Natural Resources hunting licenses, DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife properties, and the DNR Customer Service Center in Indianapolis. Digital and PDF versions are available online at To view the cover to know what to look for in stores, see

downloads/2013INHG_ Cover.jpg. The guide includes useful information on bag limits, general hunting regulations, special regulations for deer and wild turkeys, furbearer hunting and trapping information, and contact information for DNR district wildlife biologists and DNR Law Enforcement. A new feature is a full-page map that shows the location of state and federal properties open to the public for hunting along with an adjoining page that lists the sites and phone numbers.


Fishing derby fun The annual fishing derby hosted by Angola American Legion Post 31 drew 54 children, 250 people total and produced 254 fish caught from the Legion’s pond on U.S. 20 West. The event not only provided a day of fishing,

Caymans are expensive, exhilarating While most outdoorloving Hoosiers are more at home in the woods with a bow or gun than on the ocean with snorkeling gear, even the most OUTDOORS diehard land-lover WITH DON ought to travel to an exotic Don Mulligan location to try a totally different type of outdoors sport at least once in their life. Recently, my family and I traveled to Grand Cayman Island to do just that and live the salt life for a week. We were inspired by the island’s culture and ocean’s beauty, but shocked by how hard it was to get there and how much it cost to stay. Unlike most of the Caribbean Islands most American’s visit, the Cayman Islands are on the other side of Cuba. That makes traveling to and from the island more of an ordeal, and the islanders less Americanized. That can be both good and bad. It is a plus that the Caymans are less commercialized than the islands just south of Florida, but the journey to and from the place is a nightmare. Blame it mostly on U.S. Airways, but it took longer for our luggage and us to get to the Caymans than it does for me to get to the shores of the Arctic Ocean in Alaska, one of the most desolate places on earth. Once on the island, the people, accommodations and opportunities to sample the outdoors sports are spectacular, albeit really expensive. A dinner at a restaurant

for four without liquor, for example, costs around $350 U.S. dollars. Lunch for four at the only Wendy’s on the island was $90. Most condominiums have kitchens and there are a couple supermarkets, but count on spending at least twice as much for groceries as you would for the same items in Indiana. If money is not a concern, there are numerous things to do on Grand Cayman Island. The diving and snorkeling there is some of the best in the world. An expansive, shallow reef that reaches right up to the shore everywhere surrounds the island. That places vibrant corals and countless types of marine life right outside most resort’s back door. An inexpensive snorkeling set purchased in the U.S. before traveling is all anyone needs to be mesmerized for a week by the constantly changing ocean reef ecosystem. And much of the life we consistently encountered is rare or nonexistent at many other island locations where human encroachment is much more evident. Just outside our unit, we swam with barracuda, tarpon, conches, lobster and too many types of coral to mention. For a fee (again, not cheap) we took a catamaran to the outer reef and swam with and handled very large stingrays and hundreds of types of tropical fishes. For an even larger fee, we swam quite intimately with dolphins and were allowed to interact with them for about an hour. The most unique outdoor adventure the Caymans have to offer, however, only happens after dark. For a smaller fee than most other activities on the island ($360 for four),

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the state has a new name and new possibilities, thanks to a new partnership with the Central Indiana Ford Dealers. The newly-minted Ford Hoosier Outdoor Experience will take place Sept. 21-22 at Fort Harrison State Park in Indianapolis. The event is designed to introduce outdoor activities to visitors who have never tried them. A record of approximately 24,000 visitors participated in last year’s program. Admission is free. The Ford Hoosier Outdoor Experience is presented by the Department of Natural Resources and the INRF.



Andrea Borucki holds a large stingray with the help of a resort worker in the Cayman Islands.

a guide will lead patrons out into the ocean on two-person kayaks to a bioluminescent bay. Only a couple such places are known to exist in the entire world, and Grand Cayman Island has one of the most spectacular. After getting past any fear associated with kayaking in the open ocean in the pitch dark, guests are introduced to a type of plankton and shrimp that defend themselves by emitting light when disturbed. Waving a paddle, or even just your hand through the water makes it light up like a white

fluorescent light that trails off at the end. Pounding the bottom with a paddle also causes shrimp to pop with light like fireworks. It is one of the most spectacular and bizarre spectacles I have witnessed in my travels. In the island’s interior a there are a couple excellent botanical gardens and the islands signature, endangered blue iguanas. All can be seen for a price and are worth it at least once in a lifetime. DON MULLIGAN writes Outdoors with Don for this newspaper. He can be reached at outdoor

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Back-to-school program of great value Of all of the programs offered through our wide variety of nonprofit social service agencies, we are perhaps most pleased with those that serve children. Maybe it’s because these programs pull at the heart strings. These programs represent hope, hope for our children, hope for our future, no matter what the socioeconomic background of a child. Children, no matter how you slice it, are the future of our community or other communities where our children might some day land. One program that serves hundreds of children in our community came and went on Tuesday. If you happened to drive by Fairview Missionary Church early Tuesday afternoon, you no doubt saw numerous vehicles and a very long line of children and their parents waiting to be served by Project Help’s annual back-to-school program that provides each child who attends with a brand new backpack and a decent start at filling the school supply list provided by teachers in all four school districts in Steuben County. Let’s not talk about why or how the children who participated in the program ended up in line seeking assistance. These are children, who for no fault of their own find themselves in the situation where their parents can’t afford school supplies, let alone a nice new backpack. This program goes well beyond the obvious, which is providing school supplies to children. It provides the students with something they would not have otherwise, and that’s a backpack full of pride. Whether it is peer or societal pressure, students are judged by what they wear, what they carry with them on that first day of school. If all of our children can carry a new backpack loaded with supplies on that first day of school, it makes a statement. And it goes beyond that. Sheri Frank, executive director of Project Help, which provides basic needs of Steuben County residents, said the back-to-school program provides participating students with a huge intangible: self esteem. When students return to school with a good sense of self worth, they tend to perform better because they have a better attitude about school. “I love this program,” Frank said as students snaked through the long maze set up in Fairview’s gym. Unlike some programs that see the same participants year in and year out, the back-to-school program does not. Many of the participants need that key piece of help to send their children off to school ready to learn then are not seen again. If there’s abuse, it is minimal at best. Project Help’s back-to-school program does not rely on any government help. It exists solely through donations of foundations and local businesses. It is a classic example of a community helping itself — as long as there’s the money and volunteer labor to do so. Last year appeared to be the last for the back-toschool program. That would have meant hundreds of children going back to class without the necessary supplies. Or it would have meant parents taking from the rent or household food budget to provide supplies. Thankfully, the money became available through the generous support of local organizations. Frank thinks there might be enough money left over from this year to provide seed money for next year. We certainly hope so. Too many other programs that serve children in our community have gone by the wayside because funding dried up. We can’t afford to have this program end. It truly is about our future. OUR VIEW is written on a rotating basis by Grace Housholder, Dave Kurtz, Michael Marturello and Matt Getts. Publisher Terry Housholder is also a member of the editorial board. We welcome readers’ comments.

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Letters To The Editor • Recession exposed flaws in higher education

already employers are clamoring to hire those that have acquired the appropriate skills. (Writers, IT Developers, Database Professionals, Web Designers, Project To the editor: Managers and Healthcare AdministraHigher education not only should be tors are only a few areas where there is FREE, it is. a supply shortfall.) Look for knowledge The nation’s and the world’s best acquisition through MOOCs to outstrip universities are offering Internet classes traditional college educations as MOOCs FREE through Massively Open Online quickly mature. And hybrid concepts Courses. The Great Recession exposed will provide nonacademic benefits of structural flaws in higher education. college. (College is as much socialization The system simply costs too much and and networking as an intellectual exercise, accomplishes too little. College is a bad and such accouterments of college life as investment for too many. The business model for American higher education has booze and sex are hard to provide online.) Unless universities find ways to failed. The day of reckoning has arrived for those very expensive schools awarding attract students to the right fields of study, improve graduate quality, and degrees that don’t prepare students for dramatically lower costs, they simply gainful careers — or worse yet, extract a few years of tuition — students that don’t will be out of business. Trine University scores abysmally for academic graduate benefit little and accumulate quality in the U.S. News and World crippling debt. Now, students can obtain Report rankings. In the Aug. 3, 2013, specific, highly employable skills from issue of Forbes magazine article: “Is the nation’s (even the world’s) leading Your College Going Broke? The Most educators. Employers are eager to hire And Least Financially Fit Schools In those with specific skills. Our country America,” Trine University scored has more vacant jobs than unemployed. 1,321 and a D rating. An A+ rating was The skills gap between skills needed 4,500. and the skills of job seekers results in If bankruptcy should happen to Trine, an unacceptable level of unemployment, Angola will lose its largest employer, underemployment, malemployment be saddled with vacant dorms, fraternity (degreed doing work that doesn’t require houses, office and classroom buildings, degree) and desperation. As with newspapers, travel agents, the athletic facilities, and even a golf course. Is our city government evaluating the music industry, bookstores and others risks and taking appropriate steps? negatively impacted by the disintermediClearly, all efforts should be made to help ation of the Internet, higher education is next. And the rate of change will be faster the university succeed, but pouring our for one simple reason. The primary driver money into a failed business model is no of adoption rate of innovation is economic way to do that. The city needs Plan B. Selected MOOC-related documents advantage. Compare the economics of a are at degree (some with little career tion-by-david-j-macfadyen-1/curate. The value) that leaves one $ 25,000 in debt educational establishment is skeptical as after four years to a job paying $70,000 is any institution threatened by disruptive annually after taking four or five FREE innovation. It is responding predictably: courses in four to six months. That is the ignore, deny, co-opt, compartmentalize basic driver that will cause the MOOC to preserve cash cows, tell romanticized movement to succeed. stories (e.g. “We’ve had online degrees The movement is not new, but has for years”), belatedly adopt and struggle only been in the public spotlight for — or simply perish. about one year. Advocates estimate David MacFadyen that it is only 5 percent to 10 percent Angola advanced to its near-term potential and

Mercer thanks community effort To the editor: A huge thank you to everyone who participated in the National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug 6, at the Fremont Community Center. Those who came shared their concern for the welfare of their neighbors and keeping the town of Fremont a crimefree community. The Fremont Neighborhood Crime Watch is an unpaid, all volunteer program which cannot survive without your help. The police need us to be another pair of eyes while they are out catching the bad guys. Thanks to everyone who participated in some way to make this a wonderful night: Mike Marturello and Jennifer Decker, of The Herald Republican for their wonderful articles; Chris Snyder, Fremont town manager, president of the Neighborhood Crime Watch, Sandy Vaughn (thank you Sandy and family, without you it would have been impossible); Jim Mercer, my wonderful husband, for donating money and his time wherever we needed it; first-place cake contest winner, Tina Snyder of Fremont; WBCL Radio Station; The Firehouse Youth Center director, Terry Sherer; all the Firehouse Youth who created the posters for the Fremont business windows; the Fremont Police Dept. employees; Fremont Police Officer Jordan, who escorted us on his bike through town; Fremont Town Marshal Joe Patterson, who at this own expense, brought his two horses, Bunny and Chief; the Fremont Fire Dept. and EMS Team; Ron and Janet Green; Chuck and Liz Livermore; Fremont Town Council President, Steve Brown and the New Horizons Baking Co. and Bob Creighton, senior vice president of sales. Without volunteers and the many who have helped in the past with the Fremont NCW, we cannot make it happen alone. This is your town, your children, and without your participation, we cannot continue. Our next meeting is on Oct. 10, 6:30 p.m. in the Fremont Public Library, 1004 W. Toledo St. Fremont. See you there. Thank you. Carol J. Mercer Fremont NCW coordinator

Economic arguments fail with Steuben County CAFO BY PETE HIPPENSTEEL

To the neighbors they stink. To the hog farmer and politicians in Indianapolis the aroma smells like money. To the consumer of the ham sandwich, or the barbecued ribs they are a good and reasonably priced meal. But as the late Paul Harvey would say, “Here is the rest of the story.” A confined animal feeding operation, CAFO, is being proposed within the lake region of Steuben County. The buildings housing 4,800 hogs will be within three-quarters of a mile of Pine Canyon Lake, and the fields where the manure is to be spread are just a few hundred feet away from several lake residential communities. Also, these fields are just a few feet above the groundwater and, in many cases, the fields are composed of porous soils. In 2005 Gov. Mitch Daniels proposed doubling the hog production in Indiana as part of his economic-growth initiative. His appointed Commissioner of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management, IDEM, Tom Easterly has stated that “Some people in other states, including North Carolina, are proposing hog projects in Indiana. We think that is a good thing.” Why is the commissioner of the agency responsible for regulating water pollution in the state promoting CAFOs, when they

have a high potential for polluting the waters of the state? If you want to know what their impacts on lakes can be just ask the people around Grand Lake St. Marys in Ohio. I thought that the IDEM Commissioner was to represent all of the citizens of the state as it relates to water and air quality standards. He even has attended a Steuben County Commissioners meeting to encourage the locating of CAFOs in this county, The Land of 101 Lakes. In the 1970s many citizens in this lake region realized that they were having a negative impact of the water quality of the lakes they enjoyed. They took action. They formed the Steuben Lakes Regional Waste District and along with EPA did a feasibility study that determined that they needed to improve their sewage treatment. They invested millions of dollars in central sewage treatment because many of the soils in this region were not suitable for on-site sewage treatment. This investment has protected and improved both the lake and groundwater water quality of the region. This investment to insure good water quality has promoted many additional improvements in homes. This has been an economic engine that has helped increase the value of shoreline property on the lakes in Steuben County to the level that they now

Guest Column • make up 66% of the assessed land property value of the entire county. The lakes with better water quality have higher shoreline property values. Also, the lake associations in this area have cost-shared with LARE funds for projects to protect and improve the water quality of the water resources of this watershed. This proposed CAFO will dump about 2.2 million gallons per year of hog manure into the watershed of the Pine Canyon Lake, Crooked Lake, Lake Gage and Lime Lake, as well as The Nature Conservancy wetlands of Grass Lake. It is not just the location of the proposed CAFO, but also the location of the fields where its manure will be applied that are of concern. Many of the soils in these fields are porous enough that they will not filter the manure adequately. This will lead to groundwater contamination. Also, several of these soils also have significant slopes that will promote runoff. The 750 homes in the immediate lake residential areas are spending about $60,000 a month to treat their sewage. The proposed CAFO will be dumping about 5 times the volume of hog manure that these homeowners produce in treated sewage into the watershed. There have been several attempts

by the state legislators to introduce bills over the past eight years that would have established CAFO setbacks from schools, state parks and lakes of two miles. These were attempts to minimize the impact of odors. They all failed to pass. The local legislators, Rep. Dennis Zent and Sen. Sue Glick, along with their colleagues need to try again to better protect resources near proposed CAFO sites, particularly in the environmental sensitive lake regions. The proposed CAFO will increase the assessed value of the county by about $1 million. The lake residential properties within two miles of this proposed swine operation have a current assessed value of about $140 million. If the adverse impacts of the CAFO on water and air quality reduce the value of these homes by just 1 percent the county will have a net loss in its tax base. The same would hold true if just the 65 parcels of lake residential property on Pine Canyon Lake were devalued by 10 percent. These cost comparisons do not include the losses of the individual property owners. The potential for much larger devaluations is great in an area where good water quality and fresh air are essential to fully enjoy outdoor lake related activities. Commissioner Tom Easterly has said, “Permit issues are not the same as land use decisions, which should

be made by local officials, not the state. Just because IDEM determines that projects meet environmental standards, doesn’t mean that you should allow them.” The problem as I see it is that the state’s general standards for CAFOs do not fully address the unique water quality standards needed to protect the valuable recreational lakes of Steuben County. Also the absence of any odor criteria in the state CAFO permit for the sewage lagoons and their manure application fields do nothing to protect this lake recreation area from the foul odors of swine production. With the Gov. Mike Pence administration continuing the political push in Indianapolis to charge ahead with CAFO development in the name of economic-growth and with IDEM commissioner Easterly helping to facilitate the process, I am not sure that they will recognize that this is a site where their economic arguments fail. IDEM should realize that this site is not suitable for a CAFO and deny the permit in order to protect the water quality as well as the economic assets of this unique lake region of the State. PETE HIPPENSTEEL, Lake James, is the technical vice president of the Steuben County Lakes Council and is a retired biology professor from Trine University.



Y is a community within a community As the YMCA of Steuben County’s interim director, I wanted to introduce you to the YMCA of the USA and what it does for communities across the nation. Did you know the Y is the nation’s leading nonprofit committed to strengthening communiYOUR Y ties through youth Krista Miller development, healthy living and social responsibility? The Y makes accessible the support and opportunities that empower people and communities to learn, grow, and thrive. With a focus on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, the Y nurtures the potential of every youth and teen, improves the nation’s health and well-being, and provides opportunities to give back and support neighbors. There is no other nonprofit quite like the Y. That’s because in 10,000 neighborhoods across the nation, we have the presence and partnerships to not just promise, but deliver, positive change. The Y is community centered. For 165 years nationwide, we’ve been listening and responding to our communities. Here at the YMCA of Steuben County we are here to meet your needs. For the past 13 years the Y has been a place where relationships are built upon everyday. We don’t just sell memberships; we are a community within a community. The YMCA of Steuben County is here to provide you with the best experience possible through:


every child and teen — At the Y we believe all kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. Through the Y experience, youth today are cultivating the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health and educational achievement.

Michelle Wightman and Doug Wasmuth of Fort Wayne are the parents of Nycelina Taleeya-Sheila Wightman, born June 5, 2013, weighing 6 pounds, 5 ounces. Grandparents include Daniel and Sheila Wightman of Angola. Great-grandparents are Nancy Gilbert of Durand, Mich., Thomas Gilbert of Grayling, Mich. and Robert and Carolyn Wightman of Delton, Mich. Wightman Great-great-grandmother Erma Post resides in Corunna, Mich. Aunt Sara Wightman-Boff and Uncle Daniel Boff live in Huron, Ohio.


Kaycee Jo Kellett was born July 19, 2013, at Dupont Hospital, Fort Wayne, to Bob and Ashley Kellett of Angola, weighing 7 pounds, 13 ounces. Grandparents include Bret and Patricia Kellett of Orland and Joan Hartman of Angola. Great-grandparents include Myron and Alice Maish of Kokomo and Alice Simper of Hamilton.

Owen Earl Bennett was born July 29, 2013 at the Community Health Center of Branch County, Coldwater, Mich., weighing 8 pounds, 6 ounces to John Bennett and Aleighshee Brallier of Coldwater. Grandparents include Ginger Pifer of Quincy, Mich. and Robert and Suzanne Bennett of Camden, Bennett Mich. He joins brother Isaiah, 4. Eli Emerson Milks was born July 26, 2013 at the Community Health Center of Branch County, Coldwater, Mich., weighing 7 pounds, 1 ounce, to Corey Milks and Heather Bloss of Coldwater. Grandparents include James and Tammie Bloss and Ed and Judy Kling. He joins sisters Karina, 15, and Ryann, 2, and brother Azell, 8.

Social Responsibility Giving back and providing support to our neighbors — The Y has been listening and responding to our communities’ most critical social needs for the last 13 years. Whether developing skills or emotional well-being through education and training, welcoming and connecting diverse demographic populations through global services, preventing chronic disease and building healthier communities through collaborations, the Y fosters the care and respect all people need and deserve. Through the Y volunteers, donors, leaders, and partners across the county, will be healthy, confident, connected, and secure. We look forward to seeing you at the Y!


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Healthy Living Improving our communities health and well-being — The Y is a leading voice on health and well-being. With a mission centered on balance, the Y brings families closer together, encourages good health, and fosters connections through fitness, sports, fun, and shared interests. As a result, millions of youth, adults, and families are receiving the support, guidance and resources needed to achieve greater health and well-being for their spirit, mind and body.

Kennedy Crystal Plummer was born July 23, 2013 at Cameron Memorial Community Hospital’s Genesis Center, Angola, to Caleb Heifner and Kristin Plummer of Angola, weighing 7 pounds, 10 ounces. Grandparents include Michael and Crystal Plummer of Hillsdale, Mich., and Mark and Rhonda Heifner of Angola. Plummer

Autumn LeeAnn Good was born July 26, 2013 at Cameron Memorial Community Hospital’s Genesis Center, Angola, to Dustin Good and Dawn Merritt of Angola, weighing 7 pounds, 4 ounces. Grandparents include Robert Merritt and Donna Kinney of Bradford, Pa., and Ora and Lesia Good of Bronson, Mich. Siblings include Nicholas, 7; Jenna, 6; Jessie, 2; and Kayden, 1.


Houston Levi Holloway was born July 26, 2013 at Cameron Memorial Community Hospital’s Genesis Center, Angola, to Jason and Stephanie Osborn Holloway of Angola, weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces. Grandparents include Jack and Theresa Osborn of Hudson and Gary and Becky Holloway of North Webster. He joins brother Hunter, 1. Holloway Quintin Xavier Miller was born Aug. 6, 2013 at Cameron Memorial Community Hospital’s Genesis Center, Angola, to Justin Miller and Makinnsy Vice of Fremont, weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces. Grandparents include Jason Vice of Fremont, Tracey Foster and Brad Stetler, both of Angola, and Denise Stetler of Defiance, Ohio.



Philip Avett Perry was born July 21, 2013 at the Community Health Center of Branch County, Coldwater, Mich., to Dustin and Lauren Best Perry of Angola, weighing 8 pounds, 13 ounces. Grandparents include Jim and Susan Best of Angola and Timothy Perry Perry and Rebecca Case of Martinsville.

Skyla Jasmine Loving was born Aug. 9, 2013, at Cameron Memorial Community Hospital’s Genesis Center, Angola, to Timothy and Chasity Ketcham Loving of Angola, weighing 7 pounds, 11 ounces. Grandparents include Phil and Shanna Ketcham and Harold and Sheryl Loving, all of Angola. She joins brothers Kaiden, 7, and Loving Kaleb, 6.

Week’s Record • Marriage licenses ANGOLA — The following wedding licenses were approved by the Steuben County Clerk of Courts. • Jason D. Hufnagle and Nekol Aleece Schnepf, both of Angola. • Raymond Eyroll Jefferson and Annie Mae Campbell, both of Flint,

Mich. • Carl Wayne Ferguson and Roseanna Sue Gilbert, both of Angola. • Michael R. Lyon, Ashley, and Melissa A. Gibson, Pleasant Lake. • Troy R. Kaiser and Taryn D. Knox, both of Kalamazoo, Mich. • Johnathan William Cass, Angola, and Nicole

Elizabeth Richmond, New Haven. • Robert Douglas Moreland, Fremont, and Joanna Kay Hale, New Haven.

Divorces ANGOLA — The following divorces were granted in April in the

Steuben County courts. • Cheryl Sue Hyska and Chad Alan Hyska. • Bonnie Fries-Antrup and Scott A. Antrup. Wife’s name returned to Bonnie Fries. • Liza L. Ray and James A. Ray. • Jessica Lee Smith and Randall Smith. Wife granted custody of minor child.

KRISTA MILLER is the interim

Youth Development Nurturing the potential of

director at the YMCA of Steuben County.

Community Calendar • Today • Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings: 8 a.m. First Congregational United Church of Christ, 314 W. Maumee St., Angola. • Euchre Community Game: 9:30 a.m. Steuben County Council on Aging, 317 S Wayne St, Angola. 665-9856 • Story Time: 10 a.m. Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County, 322 S. Wayne St., Angola. • Angola Kiwanis Meeting: Noon. Cameron Memorial Community Hospital, 416 East Maumee Street, Angola. • Story Time: 1 p.m. Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County, 322 S. Wayne St., Angola. • Bariatric Support Group: 5 p.m. Coachlight Coffee House, 30 N. Public Square, Angola. • Beginner Quilt Class: 6 p.m. Angola High School, 350 S. John McBride Ave., Angola. • Bingo: 6 p.m. Angola American Legion Post 31, 1760 W. Maumee St.,

Angola. • Big Book Meeting: 7 p.m. Serenity House, 2438 CR 50, Auburn. • Northeast Indiana Woodworkers Group Meeting: 7 p.m. Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County, 322 S. Wayne St., Angola. • Abate Region O Meeting: 7:30 p.m. Hamilton Fish and Game Club, 110 E. Railroad St. Hamilton. • Alcoholics Anonymous Men’s Meeting: 7:30 p.m. Holy Family Espicopal Church, 909 S. Darling St., Angola. • Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting: 7:30 p.m. 3165 E. Spring St., Fremont.

Friday, August 16 • Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings: 8 a.m. First Congregational United Church of Christ, 314 W. Maumee St., Angola. • Guided Buffalo Tours: 10 a.m. Wild Winds Buffalo Preserve, 6975 N. Ray Road, Fremont. 495-0137



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Postal service revamps priority mail program Sunny and pleasant today with a high of 72. Tonight’s low will be 52 degrees. Friday there will be a few clouds in the sky with daytime highs in the mid-70s. Overnight lows will be in the mid-50s. Warming Saturday and Sunday with highs in the upper 70s to the low 80s. Low 60s for overnight temperatures.

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No kids on Obama vacation returns to Washington on Sunday. In the meantime, the president is staying at a 5,000-square-foot, $7 million Chilmark home rented from Chicago friend David Schulte and whiling away the hours by engaging in many of the pastimes that kept him busy during previous family stays on the picturesque island: golf, dining out and basketball. One sign of the girls’ absence is that Obama has yet to drop by the Bunch of Grapes Bookstore in Vineyard Haven. He typically heads there with them on his first full day of vacation. That his daughters have yet to arrive is another reminder of the years that

have passed since their father became president. They are older now — Malia is 15 and Sasha is 12 — and increasingly leading lives more independent of their parents and with schedules as hectic as their mom’s and dad’s, their parents have said. Both are into sports: Malia plays tennis and runs track, while Sasha plays basketball. She sings and dances, too. Obama spent Saturday night indoors after arriving by helicopter from the Coast Guard station on nearby Cape Cod, Mass. Every day since, his motorcade has driven him from Chilmark on the island’s western tip to the eastern island towns of Edgartown or Oak Bluffs and back.

Utah fire destroys 13 homes WANSHIP, Utah (AP) — A wildfire threatened hundreds of homes Wednesday after destroying more than a dozen others outside the resort town of Park City. The lightning-sparked blaze was among several in the West where fires have devoured dry grass and brush and burned to the edges of small communities. Shifting winds in Utah pushed the fire toward homes in a subdivision about 10 miles outside Park City. It destroyed a dozen homes on Tuesday, plus another home overnight.

reeling from losses this year totaling $3.9 billion. The agency has been trying to restructure its retail, delivery and mail-processing operations, but says its financial woes will worsen without help from Congress. The changes to priority mail will help the Postal Service better compete with rivals FedEx and UPS in the increasingly lucrative area of shipping products purchased from online retailers, said Nagisa Manabe, the service’s chief marketing and sales officer. “We’re looking at strong underlying growth as Americans increasingly shop online,” Manabe said in a conference call with reporters. She estimated the sharp pace of growth would continue “well past 2020.”

Until now, priority mail has been advertised as a 2-3 day delivery service, with customers unable to know exactly how long it would take for a parcel to reach its destination. That left too much uncertainty, Manabe said, especially for small businesses. Now, they will know the specific date on which a package will be delivered. Demand from small business customers also helped convince the agency to offer free insurance, $50 coverage for most priority mail shipments and $100 coverage for priority mail bulk orders shippers. As part of the changes, the service has rebranded its overnight express mail service as priority mail express.

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EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama’s fourth summer vacation on the Massachusetts island of Martha’s Vineyard is humming along with the usual golf games and basketball. But the family vibe is different. For the first time, daughters Malia and Sasha are missing, away at summer camp. White House officials say only that the girls will reunite with their parents later in the week, without giving a specific date. “When they get here, we’ll let you know,” spokesman Josh Earnest said Wednesday. Michelle Obama arrived Saturday with her husband and family dog, Bo. Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service is revamping its priority mail program to raise revenue and drive new growth in its package delivery business. The agency is now offering free online tracking for priority mail shipments, free insurance and date-specific delivery so customers know whether a package will arrive in one, two or three days. Postal officials said Wednesday they expect the changes to generate more than $500 million in new annual revenue. The changes — including redesigned boxes and envelopes — are effective immediately. The improvements come as the Postal Service is

Fire officials say it also burned 20 outbuildings and several vehicles and boats. The fire began near a populated area and quickly grew to more than 1,200 acres, or nearly 2 square miles. Flames flared Wednesday with rising temperatures and winds. Fire spokeswoman Jennifer Hansen said about 250 homes were still threatened, including some along a golf course in the town of Promontory. “This was a very unique situation, where we had a lightning strike and within 20 minutes it was up to

about 20 acres and it just shot up the hill,” said Kevin Callahan, the county’s emergency manager. “It was faster than anyone could contain it.” The lighting strike that ignited the blaze shook Kim Alderman’s convenience store, and flames were visible within a few minutes. The fire then spread into the gated communities of Rockport Ranches and Rockport Estates, mostly middle-class homes used as primary residences, said Alderman, owner of the Rafter B Gas N’ Grub in Wanship.

DOG: Children saw dead pet dog lying in the road FROM PAGE A1

justified in shooting the dog,” Harp said. The board convenes whenever an officer discharges a weapon in the line of duty, with the exception of putting down injured animals such as deer, Harp said. Harp has the option of overruling the board’s findings, but said he will not. “There was nothing in the information that would cause me concern in the way it was handled,” he said. The dog’s owner, Brandie Sturgill, was skeptical of the board’s findings, particularly since two county deputies sit on the three-person panel. “Of course the officers are going to have his back,” Sturgill said. Shortly after the shooting, social media websites came alive with complaints about how the incident was handled by police. Many of the posts on the Internet claim Baker had called to the dog, and only when the Rottweiler responded to the officer did Baker fire. The audio of the incident, recorded on a microphone worn by Baker, clearly shows Baker did not call to the animal. The recording reveals Baker first conferring with a witness who called 911 to report a large dog attacking children in the area. The caller then directs Baker to where the dog can be seen. Following a few seconds of the sound of footsteps, a loud bark registers, followed in quick succession by louder and louder aggressive barking until a shot is fired. The woman who was standing with Baker gave a written statement to police, saying she thought the dog was going to attack Baker. Another witness made an almost identical statement. The Rottweiler’s name was Chevy, according to Sturgill. Sturgill said the family went for an outing Saturday morning, and Chevy was secured in the yard by a


This picture posted on the social media website Facebook shows Chevy, a 130-pound Rottweiler who was shot and killed as he charged a Noble County Sheriff’s Department deputy Saturday near Bear Lake.

chain when they left. Early in the afternoon, the Noble County Sheriff’s Department received two 911 calls reporting a dog attacking children in the 18800 block of Fourth Street, Bear Lake. Baker responded, arriving at approximately 12:56 p.m. The shooting occurred moments after his arrival. Sturgill said she did not know how the dog got loose from the chain. A neighbor, Joyce Parsons, was home at the time of the shooting but said she did not go outside until she heard Baker shoot. Parsons said she was afraid of Chevy when she first moved to the area a year ago, but she said the dog never troubled anyone. She added that Chevy usually was restrained, but it was not unheard of for him to be roaming. “Every now and then he’d wander off,” Parsons said. She emphasized that Chevy was a good dog. Sturgill said she thinks police need more training in dealing with dogs. She also complained that no attempt was made to cover the dog after it was shot, trauma-

tizing her children when they arrived home and saw the family pet in the road. “The kids were hysterical,” Sturgill said. “It was a horrible, horrible thing.” She said police cars should be equipped with tarps to prevent young people from having to see such a thing. Sturgill estimated the weight of 5-year-old Chevy at 130 pounds. She said the big dog was very good with her children. “The kids would ride him like a horse,” Sturgill said. “He was the most amazing dog I’ve ever had in my 32 years of life. He was like one of our children.” Baker said he regrets the incident. “I just wish the dog hadn’t charged me,” he said. Harp said Baker is very familiar with dogs, having retired from the U.S. Army, where his last assignment had been as kennel master for a unit’s K-9s. “Shafter is a dog lover,” Harp said. “He has a lot of expertise and background working with dogs. He’s very astute when it comes to dogs.”

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Reds finish sweep of Cubs BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

NATIONAL LEAGUE CINCINNATI ...............................5 CHICAGO CUBS ....................0 COLORADO ...............................4 SAN DIEGO................................2 WASHINGTON .........................6 SAN FRANCISCO ..................5 PITTSBURGH...........................5 ST. LOUIS ....................................1 INTERLEAGUE MIAMI .............................................5 KANSAS CITY...........................2 ARIZONA......................................5 BALTIMORE ...............................4 AMERICAN LEAGUE CLEVELAND...............................9 MINNESOTA..............................8 DETROIT.......................................6 CHICAGO WHITE SOX.......4 N.Y. YANKEES .......................11 L.A. ANGELS ..............................3 TORONTO....................................4 BOSTON.......................................3 TAMPA BAY.................................5 SEATTLE.......................................4

Area Events • G I R LS GOLF Angola at Fremont Fall Classic, 8 a.m.

Bronson Arroyo pitched seven crisp innings, Todd Frazier homered and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 5-0 on Wednesday to complete a three-game series sweep. Arroyo (11-9) allowed two hits, struck out seven and walked none in his second straight win. The crafty right-hander retired his first nine batters and faced the minimum through six innings. Frazier also had one of Cincinnati’s four run-scoring doubles as the Reds (68-52) earned their fourth consecutive win to move a season-high 16 games over .500. They improved to 13-3 against the Cubs this year, including a 9-1 mark at Wrigley Field. The Cubs wasted a solid start by Chris Rusin (2-2) in their fourth straight loss. The left-hander allowed two runs and three hits while throwing just 76 pitches over six innings. With Chicago struggling to score against Arroyo, manager Dale Sveum had Starlin Castro hit AP for Rusin with two out and none on in the sixth. Castro flied out to Todd Frazier of the Reds (21) celebrates with run during the first inning of Wednesday’s game left, and Zack Cozart hit an RBI teammate Joey Votto after hitting a solo home against the Cubs. double off Carlos Villanueva in the 10 games. then worked out of another jam in Despite surrendering a seasonseventh to give Cincinnati a 3-0 Nick Swisher and Jason Kipnis the ninth inning for his 15th save high 11 hits, Tigers starter Rick lead. singled off Ryan Pressly (3-3) to in 15 chances. Porcello (9-6) allowed just three Tigers 6, White Sox 4 open the 12th. Swisher moved to Indians 9, Twins 8 runs in six innings. Miguel Cabrera hit a towering Michael Brantley hit a sacrifice third on a fly out and scored easily The White Sox closed to 6-4 three-run homer and the Detroit on Brantley’s fly out to center fly in the 12th inning for the in the eighth on an RBI single by Tigers ended a three-game skid. field. Cleveland Indians. A year after winning the Triple Alexei Ramirez to make it 6-4. Chris Perez (5-2) blew a save Joe Mauer tied a career high Taking no chances, Tigers Crown, Cabrera has 38 homers and but got the win. Joe Smith earned with five hits for Minnesota. manager Jim Leyland brought in 114 RBIs and is hitting .360. his second save. Santana homered Carlos Santana and Jason closer Joaquin Benoit with one out The AL Central-leading Tigers off Glen Perkins in the 10th to Giambi homered for the Indians, in the eighth. Benoit struck out had lost four of five following a give Cleveland an 8-7 lead. who won for just the third time in Adam Dunn and Avisail Garcia, 12-game winning streak.

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IU basketball sets attendance record BLOOMINGTON (AP) — Indiana turned last season’s basketball success into a record-setting season at the ticket office. School officials announced Wednesday that the Hoosiers average attendance for 19 home games was 17,412 — breaking the previous mark of 17,148, set in 2001-02. Assembly Hall’s official seating capacity is 17,472. The Hoosiers ranked fifth in the nation with last season’s average, marking the first time they were ranked in the top five since 2001-02 and only the second time since 1985. “This is a wonderful tribute to coach Tom Crean and a group of young men who have helped bring back a historic college basketball program on so many levels,” athletic director Fred Glass said in a statement released by the university. “I’m so proud of Hoosier Nation. Our fans supported the program through difficult times and have always played a major role.” Indiana has been one of the nation’s leaders in attendance for decades. It has finished among the top 20 nationally every year since 1972. Last season was a major milestone. While the Hoosiers won their first outright Big Ten crown in two decades and spent much of the season ranked No. 1, they led the Big Ten in attendance for the first time since 2001-02. The Big Ten was ranked No. 1 in the nation among conferences.

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Purdue head coach Darrell Hazell surveys Ross-Ade Stadium prior to his team’s media day

Sunday in West Lafayette. The Boilers open the season Aug. 31 at Cincinnati.

Purdue, Hazell looking to rebuild WEST LAFAYETTE (AP) — Darrell Hazell has been busy since football camp opened earlier this month. The new Purdue coach spent his first week installing the offense. This week, he’ll talk about execution. Next week, the message is anybody’s guess, but you can bet Hazell will have one. He always does. The man who turned around Kent State’s moribund program is now trying to lay the foundation for a revival of Boilermakers football. Attendance has declined and the program is struggling to remain competitive with its Big Ten counterparts. A year ago, the Boilermakers were supposed to contend for a league title. Instead, they finished fourth in the Leaders Division and Danny Hope was fired. Hazell has a plan to fix all this, and he’s trying to be patient as the new philosophies take hold. “I think they’ve done a great job of really just getting locked in and understanding the effort that it takes to get better,” he said about his team. “We have to keep getting better.” Here are five keys to the Boilermakers season.

1. GETTING ACCLIMATED: Hazell came to West Lafayette with a mandate to change the direction of a program that has reached back-to-back bowl games but has mostly underachieved since Drew Brees led the 2000 Boilermakers to the Rose Bowl. The former Ohio State assistant is taking his can-do attitude to the field, where he expects all of his players to meet his unflinchingly high standards. 2. QUARTERBACK CRADLE: Here, it’s always been about quarterbacks. The succession line includes names such as Dawson, Griese, Danielson, Herrman, Everett and Brees. Who’s next? That’s what Hazell must first decide. The early favorite is Rob Henry, who started seven games in 2010, missed all of 2011 with a knee injury and returned last season. He threw only 38 passes in 2012 as he played multiple positions. But that’s 37 more attempts than the other four Purdue quarterbacks have thrown in college — combined. His toughest competition may come from true freshman Danny Etling, a midyear enrollee who the Boilermakers are hoping adds his name to the long line of big-time quarterbacks.

3. THE TURNOVER: Hazell knows his players must make ball protection a major emphasis. In 2012, the Boilermakers were one of only three Big Ten schools with a negative turnover margin to make a bowl game. They averaged 2.1 turnovers per game and finished with a turnover margin of minus-2. In the spring game, the struggles continued as Purdue’s offensive players threw three picks and lost two fumbles. A handful of other passes also were batted down. If that trend continues into the fall, the Boilermakers will be in big trouble. 4. DEFENDING THEIR TURF: A year ago, Purdue thought a favorable schedule — seven home games — and having Ohio State and Penn State ineligible for postseason play might be enough to get them to Indianapolis for the Big Ten championship game. But after winning three non-conference games at Ross-Ade Stadium, the Boilermakers managed only one more home win, in the finale against rival Indiana. This year, they have seven more home games with an eighth game in Bloomington. But the Boilers SEE BOILERS, PAGE B2

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Mr. Irrelevant is suddenly becoming very important in Indianapolis’ new offense. So is the little-known Dominique Jones. With an injury to Dwayne Allen and Coby Fleener not yet cleared to play Sunday because of a concussion, Jones and Justice Cunningham are working overtime at tight end for a team that that is trying to implement a new, power-running offense. “Me and D.J. are probably out there a lot more than we’re used to being out there,” said Cunningham, the last pick, No. 254, in April’s draft. “They’re acting as if nothing happened, picking it up and just moving right along.” This is not what first-year offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton envisioned when he left Stanford to return to the NFL. He looked at the Colts roster and saw an opportunity to use Allen and Fleener in double-tight end sets. Allen, a third-round pick last year, thrived in Indianapolis. He caught 45 passes for 521 yards, leading all rookie tight ends in both categories and breaking Ken Dilger’s franchise rookie record for receptions by a tight end. Fleener, a second-round pick last year out of Stanford, had 26 receptions for 281 yards and two TDs as a rookie. His familiarity with Hamilton’s offense put him ahead of his teammates at the start of training camp. On Sunday, though, Fleener lost a fumble on the second series of the game and dropped a touchdown pass in the back of the end zone, forcing the Colts to settle for a field goal, before being diagnosed with a concussion. The combination of Allen and Fleener was billed by some as the best young tight end tandem in the league. But the injuries have created questions around the Colts. Allen is expected to miss a couple of weeks with a right foot injury. Fleener was cleared for contact Wednesday and did practice in full pads, but he has not yet been cleared to play.



BOILERS: Better defense critical for Purdue to show improvement FROM PAGE B1

have to defend more than their home turf — they must actually defend. The Boilermakers also allowed 31.2 points, 415.8 total yards, 181.9 yards rushing and 233.9 yards passing per game. The Boilermakers finished in the bottom four of the Big Ten in each category. 5. LEADING THE WAY: Purdue has plenty of experienced players returning this

season — Henry, Gary Bush, Gabe Holmes, Akeem Hunt, Ricardo Allen and Landon Feichter — to name a few. The question is who will emerge as this team’s leaders. Robert Marve and Kawann Short were the leaders over the past few seasons. Now that they’ve moved on, the hardest part may be trying to find replacements for guys that were well-respected within the locker room walls.




Cutler progessing in new system CHICAGO (AP) — The first step for Jay Cutler was a bit wobbly. Maybe this one will be a little smoother. The Chicago Bears meet the San Diego Chargers on Thursday, and all eyes will remain on Cutler as he tries to adapt to new coach Marc Trestman’s offense. “We’re moving along,” Cutler said. “I don’t think I can pinpoint exactly where we’re at, but we’re definitely getting better each and every day. Like I just said, there’s ups and downs and there’s positives and negatives. We’re trying to look at the negatives and try to fix those as quickly as possible and continue to find more and more positives each and every day.” The Chargers are in a

similar spot. Both teams are adjusting to new head coaches, and both are trying to build off shaky preseason openers. The Bears fell 24-17 at Carolina. San Diego got pounded 31-10 by Seattle. “We have to minimize the mistakes we made from the other night’s game,” Chargers coach Mike McCoy said. “We can’t make the same mistake twice. The first preseason game you do not game plan a ton for. This game we’ll put in a few different wrinkles. We’ve seen the team play in a game once, so we have a good idea of what they do or what they did. We just need to keep getting better every day and be ready for the opener.”“ For the Bears, there was plenty of room for improve-

ment from the Carolina game. Cutler got intercepted by Josh Norman on Chicago’s first play from scrimmage, setting up a Panthers touchdown, on a pass intended for Alshon Jeffery. The ball was thrown to the wrong shoulder, leading to the pick. Cutler settled down to complete 6 of 8 passes for 56 yards, but Chicago managed only a field goal in the first three quarters, not what the Bears envisioned when they hired Trestman. The brought him in to replace the fired Lovie Smith, hoping he can maximize their strongarmed quarterback and lead the Bears back to the playoffs after they missed out for the fifth time in six years.


Bears quarterback Jay Cutler (6) aims to get better using the new offense installed by coach Marc Trestman.




Race: Pure Michigan 400 Where: Michigan International Speedway When: Sunday, 1 p.m. (ET) TV: ESPN 2012 Winner: Greg Biffle (right)

Race: Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 Where: Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course When: Saturday, 2:30 p.m. (ET) TV: ESPN Inaugural Race

Race: Michigan National Guard 200 Where: Michigan Int’l Speedway When: Saturday, 12:30 p.m. (ET) TV: Fox Sports 1 2012 Winner: Nelson Piquet Jr.

Kyle Busch overcomes two-year heartbreak at Watkins Glen to claim victory in Cheez-It 355


said he took a few moments after taking the checkered flag to gather his thoughts. “I didn’t even say anything until I got over to the backstretch,” he said in his winner’s interview. “I was just trying to take it all in and figure it all out. The last couple years here have been tough, and it could have been tough again, but we .\OH%XVFKFHOHEUDWHVKLVYLFWRU\ZLWKWKHFKHFNHUHGÁDJDW were raced clean and we Watkins Glen. put on a good show.” For Keselowski, who sports, while the fourth, points leader Jimovercame an early race spin to contend for mie Johnson, finished eighth and clinched the win at the end, having a good points at least a wild card Chase berth even as day didn’t take away all the disappointhis lead over second-place Clint Bowyer ment of being the runner-up at The Glen dropped two points, to 75. for the third straight year. Johnson’s teammates Kasey Kahne, Jeff “Wins are a priority to me, without Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr. were all a doubt, when it comes to making the involved in crashes and lost ground in the Chase,” Keselowski said. “I wasn’t racing standings. Earnhardt finished 32nd and or running today thinking, ‘Boy, I need a dropped one spot in the standings to sixth. great points day.’ I want to win the race Kahne was 34th and lost four spots in and that’s where my heart is.” points to 12th, and Gordon finished 36th, But he said he didn’t want the win so dropping him to 13th in points. badly that he would have spun Busch out Gordon, who usually runs well at The of the way to get it. Glen as evidenced by his four career victoAlso coming short of victory but moving ries there, wrecked on Lap 15 and shoulup in the standings was Martin Truex Jr., dered all the blame. whose third-place finish propelled him up “I had a big run on the No. 11 [Denny four spots, to 10th in the standings. Hamlin], and I got up on him and the nose “I feel really good from here on out,” just completely took off and put me in the Truex said, explaining that he considers wall,” he said. “That was my mistake.” the remaining tracks on the regular-seaSeveral Chase hopefuls saw their hopes son schedule some of his best venues. take a hit when the caution flag flew for The Glen dealt significant setbacks to Aric Almirola’s wreck on Lap 61. three of the drivers from Hendrick MotorMarcos Ambrose, who was hoping to use a Glen win to make a run at a wild card Chase berth, was dominating the race and about to hit pit road when Almirola, his Richard Petty Motorsports teammate, crashed. But because many of his challengers had already made their stops, he wound up returning to the track outside the top 10, never recovered and wrecked on a restart with five laps remaining. Ryan Newman was attempting to pit just as the caution flew for Almirola, and he was penalized for pitting too soon, a call he disputed. He made up some of the lost ground, finishing 14th and moving up one spot in %XVFKOHDGV%UDG.HVHORZVNLWRWKHÀQLVK points to 14th, 20 markers out of the top at The Glen. 10. -DUHG&7LOWRQ*HWW\,PDJHVIRU1$6&$5

Some Sprint Cup tracks seem to have a way of shaking things up, points-wise and otherwise. When the 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup begins, many people point to the races on the short track at Martinsville, Va., and the superspeedway at Talladega, Ala., as the “wild card” events. Because of the likelihood of crashes at those tracks, as well as the difficulty of overcoming mid-race setbacks, the points standings often take wild swings following those events. When it comes to the race to the Chase, those final events of the 26-race regular season that set the 12-driver field for the run to the championship, the road course at Watkins Glen, N.Y., and the short track at Bristol, Tenn., have become the “wild card” tracks. On Sunday, Watkins Glen lived up to its reputation again, as several Chase hopefuls had troubles, while others escaped misfortune and moved up in the standings with just four regular-season races left to run. Kyle Busch was the big winner, taking the checkered flag for his third win of the season and the 27th of his career. That moves him to fifth in the standings and all but assures him of at least a wild card Chase berth. And as long as he remains in the top 10 in points, he’ll have at least nine bonus points, three for each win, when the standings are reset to start the Chase. Defending Cup champion Brad Keselowski, who has appeared at times in recent weeks to be in danger of missing the cut for the Chase, ran Busch hard over the final laps at Watkins Glen, but settled for second place, which moved him up four positions in the standings, to eighth. Even though he’s still winless for the year, he’s the highest he’s been in points since the 11th race of the season, at Darlington Raceway, when he was sixth in the standings. For Busch, the Watkins Glen victory was especially sweet. It came after two straight years of heartbreak on the venerable road course. In 2011, he was leading with two laps to go and lost to Marcos Ambrose. Then last year, he lost the lead on the final lap, again to Ambrose. Had he prevailed, he likely would have gotten into the Chase as a wild card entry. On Sunday, there were no dramatic turns of events on the last couple of laps, which was a great relief to Busch, who


Penske manager, IROC co-operator Barbara Signore dies at 80 Barbara (Rich) Signore, who had a lifelong career in motorsports, died last week at age 80. Mrs. Signore and Jay Signore, her husband of 53 years, worked together at Penske Racing in several capacities, but were best known for operating the International Race of Champions series. The IROC series, which ran from 1973 to 2006, featured champions from various forms of motorsports competing in identically prepared cars. Sam Hornish Jr., who drives for Penske Racing in the Nationwide Series, spoke about Mrs. Signore after finishing second at Watkins Glen on Saturday. “She was a good friend to the IROC Series and all the people at Penske Racing, so we’re going to miss her,” Hornish said.

Mark McArdle named to director NUMERICALLY of racing operations at RCR


Richard Childress Racing has named Mark McArdle as its director of racing operaLapsMcArdle led this season comes by Kevin to RCR after Green-flag passes tions. servthe fewest of any driver this season byat Ricky ing Harvick, as executive director of competition in the top 10 Row in SprintRacing, Cup Stenhouse Jr., tops Furniture the Colorado-based among a all technical Sprint Cup drivers. No.points. 78 team that has had alliance with RCR since 2010. Fastest laps run by Kasey Laps led in the past According to a team release, McArdle will 17 Sprint Cup races at Kahne this season, the most reportMichigan to Eric Warren, director of competiInternational of any Cup driver. tion for RCR, and will still work closely with Speedway by Jimmie Furniture Row, but will be based in North Johnson, tops among all drivers ... but Carolina, where his family resides.





he’s never won there.

SPRINT CUP STANDINGS 1. Jimmie Johnson, 808 2. Clint Bowyer, 733 3. Carl Edwards, 728 4. Kevin Harvick, 707 5. Kyle Busch, 693 6. Dale Earnhardt Jr., 670 7. Matt Kenseth, 659 8. Brad Keselowski, 634 9. Greg Biffle, 627 10. Martin Truex Jr., 625


Tony Stewart chooses Austin Dillon as his Pure Michigan 400 replacement When it came to choosing a driver to fill the seat of his No. 14 Chevrolet this weekend at Michigan International Speedway, Tony Stewart chose a driver who shares his passions for dirt-track racing, hunting and fishing. Austin Dillon, who won the Mudsummer Classic Camping World Truck Series race at Stewart’s Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, is a full-time driver in the Nationwide Series, where he runs the No. 3 Chevrolet fielded by his grandfather, Richard Childress, and is atop the points standings. Sunday’s race will be the 10th career Cup start for the 23-year-old racer. Last Sunday at Watkins Glen, veteran road racer Max Papis drove Stewart’s No. 14 to a 15th-place finish. No decision has been announced as far as

who will replace Stewart in other upcoming Sprint Cup races. Stewart, who broke his right tibia and fibula in a sprint car crash at Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, Iowa, on Aug. 5, was released from the hospital late Sunday. He said in a team release that he has lots of confidence in Dillon. “His background in dirt racing is an asset, and off the track we share many of the same interests, specifically, hunting and fishing,” Stewart said. “I know he’ll perform well at Michigan, and I’m just as confident in his ability to properly represent Mobil 1 and Bass Pro Shops throughout the race weekend.”


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National League Standings East Division Atlanta Washington New York Philadelphia Miami Central Division Pittsburgh St. Louis Cincinnati Milwaukee Chicago West Division

W 73 59 54 53 46

L 47 60 63 66 73

Pct .608 .496 .462 .445 .387

GB — 13½ 17½ 19½ 26½

W 71 68 68 52 52

L 48 51 52 67 68

Pct GB .597 — .571 3 .567 3½ .437 19 .433 19½

W L Pct GB Los Angeles 69 50 .580 — Arizona 62 57 .521 7 Colorado 57 65 .467 13½ San Diego 54 66 .450 15½ San Francisco 52 67 .437 17 Tuesday’s Games Washington 4, San Francisco 2 Atlanta 3, Philadelphia 1 Cincinnati 6, Chicago Cubs 4, 11 innings Milwaukee 5, Texas 1 Miami 1, Kansas City 0, 10 innings St. Louis 4, Pittsburgh 3, 14 innings San Diego 7, Colorado 5 Arizona 4, Baltimore 3, 11 innings L.A. Dodgers 4, N.Y. Mets 2 Wednesday’s Games Miami 5, Kansas City 2 Cincinnati 5, Chicago Cubs 0 Colorado 4, San Diego 2 Arizona 5, Baltimore 4, 14 innings Washington 6, San Francisco 5 Philadelphia at Atlanta, late Milwaukee at Texas, late Pittsburgh 5, St. Louis 1 N.Y. Mets at L.A. Dodgers, late Thursday’s Games Pittsburgh (A.J.Burnett 5-8) at St. Louis (Lynn 13-6), 1:45 p.m. San Francisco (Vogelsong 2-4) at Washington (Haren 7-11), 4:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Cingrani 5-2) at Milwaukee (Lohse 8-7), 8:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Z.Wheeler 5-2) at San Diego (T.Ross 3-5), 10:10 p.m. Friday’s Games St. Louis at Chicago Cubs, 4:05 p.m. Arizona at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. Colorado at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. San Francisco at Miami, 7:10 p.m. Washington at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Cincinnati at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m. N.Y. Mets at San Diego, 10:10 p.m.

American League Standings East Division Boston Tampa Bay Baltimore New York Toronto Central Division Detroit Cleveland Kansas City Minnesota Chicago West Division

W 72 67 65 62 55

L 50 51 55 57 65

Pct .590 .568 .542 .521 .458

GB — 3 6 8½ 16

W 70 65 62 53 46

L 49 56 56 65 73

Pct GB .588 — .537 6 .525 7½ .449 16½ .387 24

W L Pct GB Texas 69 51 .575 — Oakland 67 51 .568 1 Seattle 55 64 .462 13½ Los Angeles 53 66 .445 15½ Houston 38 80 .322 30 Tuesday’s Games N.Y. Yankees 14, L.A. Angels 7 Boston 4, Toronto 2, 11 innings Seattle 5, Tampa Bay 4 Milwaukee 5, Texas 1 Cleveland 5, Minnesota 2 Chicago White Sox 4, Detroit 3, 11 innings Miami 1, Kansas City 0, 10 innings Arizona 4, Baltimore 3, 11 innings Houston 5, Oakland 4 Wednesday’s Games Cleveland 9, Minnesota 8, 12 innings Detroit 6, Chicago White Sox 4 Miami 5, Kansas City 2 Arizona 5, Baltimore 4, 14 innings N.Y. Yankees 11, L.A. Angels 3 Toronto 4, Boston 3, 10 innings Tampa Bay 5, Seattle 4 Milwaukee at Texas, late Houston at Oakland, late Thursday’s Games L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 12-6) at N.Y. Yankees (P.Hughes 4-11), 1:05 p.m. Houston (Bedard 3-8) at Oakland (Gray 0-1), 3:35 p.m. Boston (Peavy 9-4) at Toronto (Buehrle 8-7), 7:07 p.m. Kansas City (Guthrie 12-8) at Detroit (Ani.Sanchez 10-7), 7:08 p.m. Seattle (J.Saunders 10-11) at Tampa Bay (Cobb 6-2), 7:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Rienzo 0-0) at Minnesota (Pelfrey 4-10), 8:10 p.m. Friday’s Games Kansas City at Detroit, 1:08 p.m., 1st game Colorado at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. Kansas City at Detroit, 7:08 p.m., 2nd game N.Y. Yankees at Boston, 7:10 p.m. Toronto at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m. Seattle at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m. Cleveland at Oakland, 10:05 p.m. Houston at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m.

Major League Summaries NATIONAL LEAGUE Reds 5, Cubs 0 Reds ab r hbi Cubs ab r hbi Heisey cf 3 1 0 0 DeJess cf 3 0 1 0 Frazier 3b 4 2 2 2 DMcDn lf 4 0 1 0 Votto 1b 4 0 1 1 Rizzo 1b 3 0 0 0 Phillips 2b 4 0 0 0 Castillo c 3 0 0 0 Bruce rf 4 1 1 0 Schrhlt rf 3 0 0 0 Ludwck lf 4 0 0 0 DMrph ss 3 0 0 0 Cozart ss 4 1 2 1 Watkns 2b 3 0 0 0 Hanign c 3 0 1 1 Ransm 3b 3 0 0 0 Arroyo p 3 0 0 0 Rusin p 1 0 0 0 Simon p 0 0 0 0 StCastr ph 1 0 0 0 Hannhn ph 1 0 0 0 Villanv p 0 0 0 0 Broxtn p 0 0 0 0 Bowden p 0 0 0 0 Gillespi ph 1 00 0 Totals 34 5 7 5 Totals 28 0 2 0 Cincinnati 100 010 120—5 Chicago 000 000 000—0 E—Ransom (8). DP—Cincinnati 1, Chicago 1. LOB—Cincinnati 4, Chicago 2. 2B—Frazier (23), Votto (25), Bruce (33), Cozart (23), Hanigan (7). HR—Frazier (11). Cincinnati IP H R ERBBSO Arroyo W,11-9 7 2 0 0 0 7 Simon 1 0 0 0 0 1 Broxton 1 0 0 0 0 2 Chicago IP H R ERBBSO Rusin L,2-2 6 3 2 2 1 3 Villanueva 2 4 3 2 1 3 Bowden 1 0 0 0 0 1 HBP—by Broxton (DeJesus). Umpires— Home, Fieldin Culbreth; First, Bill Welke; Second, Adrian Johnson; Third, Brian O’Nora. T—2:31. A—33,642 (41,019). Rockies 4, Padres 2 Padres ab r hbi Rocks ab r hbi Denorfi rf 3 0 2 1 Fowler cf 4 2 2 0 Venale cf 4 0 1 0 LeMahi 2b 4 0 0 0 Headly 3b 4 0 0 0 CDckrs lf 4 2 3 2 Gyorko 2b 4 1 2 0 Tlwtzk ss 4 0 2 2 Guzmn 1b 4 0 2 1 Cuddyr 1b 3 0 0 0 Forsyth lf 4 0 0 0 Arenad 3b 3 0 0 0 RCeden ss 4 1 1 0 Blckmn rf 3 0 1 0 RRiver c 3 0 0 0 Torreal c 3 0 0 0 Alonso ph 1 0 0 0 JDLRs p 2 0 0 0 Cashnr p 2 0 0 0 Culersn ph 1 0 0 0 Thayer p 0 0 0 0 Belisle p 0 0 0 0 Brothrs p 0 00 0 Totals 33 2 8 2 Totals 31 4 8 4 San Diego 001 100 000—2 Colorado 102 000 01x—4 DP—Colorado 1. LOB—San Diego 6, Colorado 3. 2B—Gyorko (20), Co.Dickerson 2 (8), Tulowitzki (19). 3B—Co.Dickerson (2). SB—Guzman (2), Fowler (18). S—Cashner. San Diego IP H R ERBBSO Cashner L,8-7 7 6 3 3 0 7 Thayer 1 2 1 1 0 1 Colorado IP H R ERBBSO J.DeLaRsa W,12-6 7 8 2 2 1 6 Belisle H,18 1 0 0 0 0 0 Brothers S,11-12 1 0 0 0 0 1 WP—J.De La Rosa. Umpires—Home, CB Bucknor; First, Cory Blaser; Second, Bill Miller; Third, Todd Tichenor. T—2:31. A—30,099 (50,398). Nationals 6, Giants 5 Giants ab r hbi Nats ab r hbi Scutaro 2b 5 0 1 0 Span cf 3 0 0 0 BCrwfr ss 5 0 1 0 Zmrmn 3b 4 0 2 1 Belt 1b 5 1 2 2 Harper lf 4 1 1 0 Posey c 5 1 2 0 Werth rf 4 1 2 0 Pence rf 4 2 2 0 Dsmnd ss 4 1 1 1 Sandovl 3b 4 0 3 2 AdLRc 1b 3 1 0 0

Kschnc lf 4 0 1 1 Rendon 2b4 11 2 GBlanc cf 3 0 0 0 KSuzuk c 3 1 1 1 Linccm p 2 0 0 0 Zmrmn p 2 0 0 0 Pill ph 1 0 0 0 Krol p 0 00 0 Zito p 0 0 0 0 Matths p 0 0 0 0 HSnchz ph 1 0 1 0 Clipprd p 0 0 0 0 AnTrrs pr 0 1 0 0 RSorin p 0 0 0 0 Totals 39 5135 Totals 31 68 5 San Francisco 010 000 031—5 Washington 010 500 00x—6 E—Sandoval (15). DP—Washington 1. LOB—San Francisco 9, Washington 4. 2B—B.Crawford (21), Sandoval (19), Zimmerman (21), Rendon (17). HR— Belt (14), Desmond (17). SB—Pence (18). S—Zimmermann. San Francisco IP H R ERBBSO Lincecum L,6-12 6 7 6 6 2 3 Zito 2 1 0 0 0 1 Washington IP H R ERBBSO Zimmermn W,14-6 7 6 1 1 2 2 Krol 1-3 1 1 1 0 0 Mattheus 0 3 2 2 0 0 Clippard H,23 2-3 0 0 0 0 2 R.Soriano S,31-35 1 3 1 1 0 0 Mattheus pitched to 3 batters in the 8th. WP—Lincecum. Umpires—Home, Mike Estabrook; First, Jim Joyce; Second, Jeff Nelson; Third, Jim Wolf. T—2:52. A—30,657 (41,418).

Brantley, Willingham. Cleveland IP H R ERBBSO Carrasco 4 1-3 10 4 4 0 4 R.Hill 1 2 2 2 1 1 M.Albers 1 2 1 1 1 1 Shaw 1 1-3 0 0 0 1 0 Allen 1 1-3 1 0 0 0 2 C.Perez W,5-2 2 2 1 1 0 2 J.Smith S,2-7 1 0 0 0 0 1 Minnesota IP H R ERBBSO Gibson 5 1-3 6 3 3 2 3 Roenicke H,10 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Thielbar H,1 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 Burton H,20 1 0 0 0 0 1 Fien 1-3 3 4 3 0 0 Duensing 2-3 0 0 0 0 1 Perkins 1 2-3 1 1 1 0 3 Pressly L,3-3 2 1-3 2 1 1 1 2 HBP—by R.Hill (Florimon), by Shaw (Willingham), by Gibson (C.Santana). WP—Gibson. Umpires—Home, Andy Fletcher; First, Rob Drake; Second, Sam Holbrook; Third, Adam Hamari. T—4:20. A—35,133 (39,021). Yankees 11, Angels 3 Angels ab r hbi Yanks ab r hbi Shuck dh 5 1 2 0 Gardnr cf 5 0 0 0 Calhon rf 5 1 0 0 ISuzuki rf 4 1 0 0 Trout cf 4 0 2 2 Cano 2b 4 2 4 1 Cowgill cf 0 0 0 0 J.Nix ph-2b 1 0 0 0 Hamltn lf 4 0 2 1 ARdrgz 3b 4 2 1 0 Trumo 1b 4 0 1 0 Grndrs dh 3 2 2 1 Nelson 3b 4 0 1 0 ASorin lf 3 3 3 7 Iannett c 4 0 0 0 Overay 1b 4 0 0 0 AnRmn ss 3 0 1 0 Nunez ss 4 0 0 0 GGreen 2b 4 1 3 0 CStwrt c 4 1 2 2 Totals 37 3123 Totals 36111211 Los Angeles 002 010 000— 3 New York 440 010 20x—11 DP—New York 2. LOB—Los Angeles 8, New York 5. 2B—G.Green (1), A.Rodriguez (2), Granderson (3), A.Soriano (2). HR—A.Soriano 2 (7). Los Angeles IP H R ERBBSO Weaver L,7-6 5 9 9 9 3 4 Boshers 1 1 0 0 0 0 Jepsen 1 2 2 2 1 1 D.De La Rosa 1 0 0 0 0 1 New York IP H R ERBBSO Nova W,6-4 7 1-3 10 3 3 0 6 Claiborne 1 2-3 2 0 0 0 1 HBP—by Nova (An.Romine). WP— Jepsen. Umpires—Home, Larry Vanover; First, Tony Randazzo; Second, Brian Gorman; Third, David Rackley. T—2:40. A—38,379 (50,291).

AMERICAN LEAGUE Tigers 6, White Sox 4 Tigers ab r hbi Sox ab r hbi AJcksn cf 5 1 1 0 De Aza lf 5 2 1 0 TrHntr rf 4 0 1 0 Bckhm 2b 4 0 3 0 MiCarr 3b 5 1 1 3 AlRmrz ss 5 1 2 1 RSantg 3b 0 0 0 0 A.Dunn dh 4 1 2 0 Fielder 1b 4 0 1 0 AGarci rf 5 0 2 1 VMrtnz dh 4 1 1 0 Kppngr 1b 4 0 2 1 Tuiassp lf 3 1 1 0 Gillaspi 3b 3 0 1 1 D.Kelly lf 1 0 0 0 Flowrs c 3 0 0 0 Infante 2b 4 1 2 1 Viciedo ph 1 0 0 0 Iglesias ss 4 0 0 0 Phegly c 0 0 0 0 Holady c 3 1 1 0 JrDnks cf 5 0 1 0 Totals 37 6 9 4 Totals 39 4 14 4 Detroit 003 003 000—6 Chicago 300 000 010—4 E—Iglesias (5), Gillaspie 2 (10). DP— Detroit 1. LOB—Detroit 6, Chicago 15. HR—Mi.Cabrera (38). SB—De Aza (14). S—Phegley. SF—Keppinger. Detroit IP H R ERBBSO Porcello W,9-6 6 11 3 3 1 4 Smyly H,12 2-3 1 0 0 1 0 Alburqu H,6 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Veras H,2 1-3 1 1 1 2 0 Benoit S,15-15 1 2-3 1 0 0 1 3 Chicago IP H R ERBBSO J.Danks L,2-10 7 1-3 9 6 4 1 3 Troncoso 1 2-3 0 0 0 0 0 HBP—by Joh.Danks (Holaday). WP— Joh.Danks. Umpires—Home, D.J. Reyburn; First, Laz Diaz; Second, Mark Wegner; Third, Mike Winters. T—3:06. A—20,058 (40,615).

INTERLEAGUE Marlins 5, Royals 2 Marlins ab r hbi Yelich lf 4200 DSolan 2b 5 0 2 2 Morrsn 1b 5 0 2 2 Polanc 3b 5 0 1 0 Dobbs dh 4 0 1 0 Hchvrr ss 3 1 0 0 Mrsnck cf 4 0 2 0 Ruggin rf 4 1 3 1 K.Hill c 3110

Royals ab r hbi Lough rf 4 0 0 1 Hosmer 1b5 12 0 BButler dh 3 0 1 0 Maxwll pr 0 0 0 0 AGordn lf 5 0 0 0 S.Perez c 4 0 1 1 AEscor ss 4 0 0 0 Getz 2b 1 1 0 0 EJhnsn 3b 4 0 0 0 Dyson cf 2 01 0 Totals 37 5125 Totals 32 25 2 Miami 000 100 202—5 Kansas City 100 100 000—2 E—Hechavarria (10), E.Johnson (3). LOB—Miami 9, Kansas City 11. 2B—K. Hill (1), Hosmer 2 (25). SB—Getz (10), E.Johnson (14), Dyson (19). CS— Ruggiano (5), Getz (2). S—K.Hill. Miami IP H R ERBBSO Ja.Turner 5 4 2 1 6 0 Da.Jennings W,2-3 1 0 0 0 1 1 A.Ramos H,9 2 0 0 0 0 1 Cishek S,26-28 1 1 0 0 1 2 Kansas City IP H R ERBBSO E.Santana 6 8 1 1 2 3 Collins L,2-6 1 1 2 0 0 0 Hochevar 2 3 2 2 1 2 Ja.Turner pitched to 1 batter in the 6th. WP—Ja.Turner, E.Santana. Umpires— Home, Lance Barrett; First, Dan Iassogna; Second, Brian Knight; Third, Mark Carlson. T—2:59. A—17,760 (37,903).

Blue Jays 4, Red Sox 3, 10 innings Sox ab r hbi Jays ab r hbi Ellsury cf 5 0 1 0 Reyes ss 5 0 0 0 Victorn rf 4 0 0 0 RDavis cf 5 2 3 0 Pedroia 2b 5 0 1 0 Bautist rf 4 0 0 0 D.Ortiz dh 5 1 1 1 Encrnc 1b 4 2 2 0 JGoms lf 4 1 1 0 Lawrie 3b 4 0 1 1 Drew ss 4 0 0 0 DeRosa dh2 01 1 Napoli 1b 5 1 1 2 Lind ph-dh 0 0 0 0 Sltlmch c 4 0 2 0 Arencii c 4 0 1 1 Holt pr 0 0 0 0 Pillar lf 4 00 0 Lvrnwy c 0 0 0 0 Kawsk 2b 4 0 0 0 Mdlrks 3b 3 0 1 0 Totals 39 3 8 3 Totals 36 4 8 3 Boston 000 001 002 0—3 Toronto 001 101 000 1—4 One out when winning run scored. E—Victorino (3), Lester 2 (2), Lawrie (9). DP—Boston 1, Toronto 1. LOB— Boston 10, Toronto 9. 2B—Saltalamacchia 2 (32), Middlebrooks (15), R.Davis 2 (10), Encarnacion 2 (24), DeRosa (10), Arencibia (15). HR—D.Ortiz (23), Napoli (15). SB—Pedroia (16), Encarnacion (7). Boston IP H R ERBBSO Lester 6 1-3 6 3 2 2 3 Workman L,3-2 3 2 1 1 2 4 Toronto IP H R ERBBSO E.Rogers 6 5 1 1 1 6 Wagner H,6 2 0 0 0 0 3 Cecil BS,2-3 2-3 3 2 2 1 1 Lincoln W,1-1 1 1-3 0 0 0 1 1 HBP—by Lester (Lawrie), by Cecil (Middlebrooks). WP—E.Rogers. Umpires—Home, Phil Cuzzi; First, Chris Guccione; Second, Ron Kulpa; Third, Tom Hallion. T—3:20. A—31,695 (49,282).

Diamondbacks 5, Orioles 4, 14 innings Orioles ab r hbi D’backs ab r hbi Markks rf 7 1 1 2 GParra rf 6 2 2 1 Machd 3b 6 1 3 2 Prado lf 6 1 2 1 A.Jones cf 6 0 0 0 Gldsch 1b 4 0 0 0 C.Davis 1b 5 0 2 0 A.Hill 2b 6 0 2 2 Hardy ss 5 0 2 0 Davdsn 3b 6 0 2 1 Pearce lf 3 0 0 0 Nieves c 4 0 1 0 McLoth ph-lf 3 0 0 0 Eaton pr 0 0 0 0 Tegrdn c 5 1 3 0 Gswsch c 2 0 0 0 Wieters ph-c100 0 Pollock cf 5 0 0 0 BRorts 2b 6 1 3 0 Gregrs ss 5 1 1 0 Tillman p 1 0 0 0 Corbin p 2 0 0 0 Matusz p 0 0 0 0 Campn ph 1 1 1 0 O’Day p 0 0 0 0 WHarrs p 0 0 0 0 FrRdrg p 0 0 0 0 Kubel ph 1 0 0 0 Urrutia ph 1 0 0 0 Putz p 0 00 0 JiJhnsn p 0 0 0 0 Thtchr p 0 0 0 0 Patton p 0 0 0 0 Ziegler p 0 0 0 0 Flahrty ph 1 0 0 0 Delgad ph 1 0 0 0 TmHnt p 0 0 0 0 Cllmntr p 0 0 0 0 Feldmn ph 1 0 0 0 Miley ph 1 0 0 0 BNorrs p 0 0 0 0 Bell p 0 00 0 Totals 51 4144 Totals 50 5115 Balti 040 000 000 000 00—4 Arizona 110 000 101 000 01—5 One out when winning run scored. E—Prado (9). DP—Arizona 2. LOB— Baltimore 9, Arizona 13. 2B—G.Parra (30), Prado (26), Nieves (8), Gregorius (14). 3B—G.Parra (3). HR—Machado (11). SB—Campana (3). S—Hardy, Tillman 2, Pollock. Baltimore IP H R ERBBSO Tillman 6 5 2 2 3 1 Matusz H,16 1-3 1 1 1 0 0 O’Day H,18 2-3 1 0 0 1 0 Fr.Rodriguez H,2 1 1 0 0 0 1 Ji.Johnson BS,9-48 1 2 1 1 1 1 Patton 1 0 0 0 0 1 Tom.Hunter 3 0 0 0 0 4 B.Norris L,8-10 1-3 1 1 1 2 1 Arizona IP H R ERBBSO Corbin 7 9 4 4 1 7 W.Harris 1 0 0 0 0 0 Putz 1 1-3 1 0 0 0 2 Thatcher 0 1 0 0 0 0 Ziegler 2-3 1 0 0 0 0 Collmenter 3 2 0 0 0 5 Bell W,4-1 1 0 0 0 0 1 Thatcher pitched to 1 batter in the 10th. WP—O’Day. Umpires—Home, Scott Barry; First, Alfonso Marquez; Second, Ted Barrett; Third, Mike DiMuro. T—4:26. A—19,568 (48,633).

Rays 5, Mariners 4 Mariners ab r hbi Rays ab r hbi BMiller ss 4 1 1 2 Zbrst 2b-rf 5 1 1 0 Frnkln 2b 4 0 1 1 Joyce rf-lf-rf5 22 1 Seager 3b 3 1 0 0 Longori 3b 3 1 2 0 KMorls dh 4 0 2 1 WMyrs cf 4 1 1 2 Morse rf 4 0 0 0 Loney 1b 3 0 2 1 EnChvz rf 0 0 0 0 Bourgs pr-lf101 1 Smoak 1b 4 0 1 0 YEscor ss 3 0 1 0 MSndrs lf 4 0 0 0 Scott dh 2 0 0 0 Ackley cf 3 1 0 0 SRdg ph-dh1000 Quinter c 4 1 1 0 Fuld ph-dh 1 0 0 0 JMolin c 3 01 0 KJhnsn lf 2 00 0 RRrts2b-1b200 0 Totals 34 4 6 4 Totals 35 5115 Seattle 100 030 000—4 Tampa Bay 000 102 002—5 No outs when winning run scored. E—K.Johnson (3). LOB—Seattle 5, Tampa Bay 12. 2B—Franklin (14), Longoria 2 (29). 3B—B.Miller (5), Zobrist (3). HR—W.Myers (9). SB— Seager (6). Seattle IP H R ERBBSO Harang 5 7 3 3 2 5 Furbush H,13 1 2-3 0 0 0 0 2 Medina H,11 1 1-3 0 0 0 3 3 Farquhar L,0-1 0 4 2 2 1 0 Tampa Bay IP H R ERBBSO Price 7 5 4 4 1 7 McGee 1 1 0 0 0 1 Jo.Peralta W,2-5 1 0 0 0 0 1 Harang pitched to 4 batters in the 6th. Farquhar pitched to 5 batters in the 9th. HBP—by Price (Seager). WP—Price. Umpires—Home, Wally Bell; First, Jordan Baker; Second, Marty Foster; Third, Marvin Hudson. T—3:26. A—14,910 (34,078). Indians 9, Twins 8, 12 innings Tribe ab r hbi Twins ab r hbi Bourn cf 6 0 1 0 Dozier 2b 6 0 1 1 Swisher 1b 6 1 1 0 Mauer c 7 2 5 4 Kipnis 2b 5 2 3 0 Mornea 1b 6 1 2 0 CSantn c 5 3 1 1 Wlngh dh 2 1 0 1 Brantly lf 5 1 2 3 CHrm pr-dh101 0 Giambi dh 3 2 2 3 Arcia lf 6 01 1 YGoms ph-dh1000 Plouffe 3b 6 01 0 Aviles ss-3b 6 0 2 2 Colaell rf 4 0 2 1 Chsnhll 3b 2 0 0 0 WRmrz rf 2 0 0 0 ACarer ph-ss3000 Thoms cf 6 23 0 Stubbs rf 5 0 0 0 Flormn ss 4 2 1 0 Totals 47 9129 Totals 50 8178 Cleveland 000 201 040 101—9 Minnesota 220 002 100 100—8 E—Morneau (3). DP—Cleveland 1, Minnesota 1. LOB—Cleveland 7, Minnesota 12. 2B—Kipnis (28), Morneau (29), Arcia (15), Thomas (12). HR—C.Santana (14), Giambi (8), Mauer (10). CS—Bourn (9). SF—

Major League Leaders NATIONAL LEAGUE BATTING—CJohnson, Atlanta, .337; YMolina, St. Louis, .330; Cuddyer, Colorado, .324; Votto, Cincinnati, .320; Craig, St. Louis, .320; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, .314; Segura, Milwaukee, .312. RUNS—MCarpenter, St. Louis, 87; Votto, Cincinnati, 81; Choo, Cincinnati, 78; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 77; Holliday, St. Louis, 77; JUpton, Atlanta, 76; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 75. RBI—Goldschmidt, Arizona, 93; Phillips, Cincinnati, 90; Craig, St. Louis, 88; Bruce, Cincinnati, 80; FFreeman, Atlanta, 79; DBrown, Philadelphia, 76; PAlvarez, Pittsburgh, 75; AdGonzalez, Los Angeles, 75. HOME RUNS—Goldschmidt,


Arizona, 29; PAlvarez, Pittsburgh, 28; DBrown, Philadelphia, 26; CGonzalez, Colorado, 26; Bruce, Cincinnati, 24; JUpton, Atlanta, 22; Uggla, Atlanta, 21. STOLEN BASES—ECabrera, San Diego, 37; Segura, Milwaukee, 35; SMarte, Pittsburgh, 34; CGomez, Milwaukee, 30; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 24; EYoung, New York, 23; Revere, Philadelphia, 22. PITCHING—Zimmermann, Washington, 14-6; Lynn, St. Louis, 13-6; Wainwright, St. Louis, 13-7; Ryu, Los Angeles, 12-3; Corbin, Arizona, 12-3; Latos, Cincinnati, 12-3; Minor, Atlanta, 12-5; Liriano, Pittsburgh, 12-5; JDe La Rosa, Colorado, 12-6. ERA—Kershaw, Los Angeles, 1.88; Harvey, New York, 2.23; Locke, Pittsburgh, 2.43; Fernandez, Miami, 2.45; Corbin, Arizona, 2.48; Wainwright, St. Louis, 2.71; Bumgarner, San Francisco, 2.73. STRIKEOUTS—Harvey, New York, 181; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 174; Samardzija, Chicago, 163; Wainwright, St. Louis, 162; Bumgarner, San Francisco, 154; Latos, Cincinnati, 154; HBailey, Cincinnati, 153; Lincecum, San Francisco, 153; Strasburg, Washington, 153. SAVES—Kimbrel, Atlanta, 37; RSoriano, Washington, 31; Mujica, St. Louis, 31; Grilli, Pittsburgh, 30; AChapman, Cincinnati, 29; Romo, San Francisco, 28; Cishek, Miami, 26. AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING—MiCabrera, Detroit, .360; Trout, Los Angeles, .330; DOrtiz, Boston, .329; ABeltre, Texas, .322; Mauer, Minnesota, .321; Loney, Tampa Bay, .311; TorHunter, Detroit, .306. RUNS—MiCabrera, Detroit, 87; CDavis, Baltimore, 85; Trout, Los Angeles, 84; AJones, Baltimore, 82; Bautista, Toronto, 79; AJackson, Detroit, 74; Ellsbury, Boston, 73. RBI—MiCabrera, Detroit, 114; CDavis, Baltimore, 112; Encarnacion, Toronto, 89; AJones, Baltimore, 85; Fielder, Detroit, 81; Trout, Los Angeles, 78; NCruz, Texas, 76. HOME RUNS—CDavis, Baltimore, 44; MiCabrera, Detroit, 38; Encarnacion, Toronto, 30; Bautista, Toronto, 27; NCruz, Texas, 27; ADunn, Chicago, 27; Trumbo, Los Angeles, 26. STOLEN BASES—Ellsbury, Boston, 44; RDavis, Toronto, 34; Andrus, Texas, 30; Altuve, Houston, 29; McLouth, Baltimore, 28; LMartin, Texas, 27; Rios, Texas, 26; Trout, Los Angeles, 26. PITCHING—Scherzer, Detroit, 17-1; Tillman, Baltimore, 14-3; MMoore, Tampa Bay, 14-3; Colon, Oakland, 14-5; Masterson, Cleveland, 13-8; Darvish, Texas, 12-5; FHernandez, Seattle, 12-5; CWilson, Los Angeles, 12-6; Guthrie, Kansas City, 12-8; Verlander, Detroit, 12-8. ERA—FHernandez, Seattle, 2.28; Kuroda, New York, 2.33; AniSanchez, Detroit, 2.58; Darvish, Texas, 2.64; Sale, Chicago, 2.73; Scherzer, Detroit, 2.85; Colon, Oakland, 2.97. STRIKEOUTS—Darvish, Texas, 207; Scherzer, Detroit, 181; FHernandez, Seattle, 178; Masterson, Cleveland, 171; Sale, Chicago, 167; Verlander, Detroit, 154; DHolland, Texas, 151. SAVES—JiJohnson, Baltimore, 39; Nathan, Texas, 35; MRivera, New York, 35; GHolland, Kansas City, 32; Balfour, Oakland, 30; Perkins, Minnesota, 28; AReed, Chicago, 28.

Midwest League Standings Eastern Division W L Pct. GB GrLakes (LAA) 31 20 .608 — x-SBend (Ariz) 31 20 .608 — BoGreen (Rays) 29 22 .569 2 Dayton (Reds) 28 24 .538 3½ LakeCo (Indians) 25 25 .500 5½ WMich (Tigers) 24 25 .490 6 Lansing (Jays) 20 32 .385 11½ FtWayne (Padres)19 31 .380 11½ Western Division W L Pct. GB CRapids (Twins) 33 18 .647 — QCities (Astros) 30 19 .612 2 Peoria (Cards) 25 25 .500 7½ Clinton (Sea) 24 26 .480 8½ x-Beloit (A’s) 24 27 .471 9 Wisconsin (Mil) 22 28 .440 10½ Burlington (LAA) 21 30 .412 12 KaneCo (Cubs) 18 32 .360 14½ x-clinched first half Wednesday’s Games Dayton 3, Great Lakes 1 Lansing 6, West Michigan 2 South Bend at Lake County, late Bowling Green at Fort Wayne, late Burlington 5, Kane County 4 Cedar Rapids 3, Beloit 2 Quad Cities at Clinton, late Peoria at Wisconsin, late Thursday’s Games South Bend at Lake County, 7 p.m. Great Lakes at Dayton, 7 p.m. Lansing at West Michigan, 7 p.m. Bowling Green at Fort Wayne, 7:05 p.m. Kane County at Burlington, 7:30 p.m. Beloit at Cedar Rapids, 7:35 p.m. Quad Cities at Clinton, 8 p.m. Peoria at Wisconsin, 8:05 p.m. Friday’s Games Great Lakes at Dayton, 7 p.m. Lansing at West Michigan, 7 p.m. South Bend at Lake County, 7 p.m. Bowling Green at Fort Wayne, 7:05 p.m. Kane County at Burlington, 7:30 p.m. Beloit at Cedar Rapids, 7:35 p.m. Quad Cities at Clinton, 8 p.m. Peoria at Wisconsin, 8:05 p.m.

NFL Preseason Standings AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF Buffalo 1 0 0 1.000 44 New Eng 1 0 0 1.000 31 Miami 1 1 0 .500 47 N.Y. Jets 0 1 0 .000 17 South W L T Pct PF Houston 1 0 0 1.000 27 Indianapolis 0 1 0 .000 20 Jacksonville 0 1 0 .000 3 Tennessee 0 1 0 .000 21 North W L T Pct PF Baltimore 1 0 0 1.000 44 Cincinnati 1 0 0 1.000 34 Cleveland 1 0 0 1.000 27 Pittsburgh 0 1 0 .000 13 West W L T Pct PF Denver 1 0 0 1.000 10 Oakland 1 0 0 1.000 19 Kansas City 0 1 0 .000 13 San Diego 0 1 0 .000 10 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF N.Y. Giants 1 0 0 1.000 18 Washington 1 0 0 1.000 22 Dallas 1 1 0 .500 41 Philadelphia 0 1 0 .000 22

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South W L T Pct PF PA Carolina 1 0 0 1.000 24 17 New Orleans 1 0 0 1.000 17 13 Atlanta 0 1 0 .000 10 34 Tampa Bay 0 1 0 .000 16 44 North W L T Pct PF PA Detroit 1 0 0 1.000 26 17 Chicago 0 1 0 .000 17 24 Green Bay 0 1 0 .000 0 17 Minnesota 0 1 0 .000 13 27 West W L T Pct PF PA Arizona 1 0 0 1.000 17 0 Seattle 1 0 0 1.000 31 10 San Fran 0 1 0 .000 6 10 St. Louis 0 1 0 .000 19 27 Thursday, Aug. 15 Detroit at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m. Atlanta at Baltimore, 7:30 p.m. Carolina at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m. San Diego at Chicago, 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16 Minnesota at Buffalo, 7 p.m. Oakland at New Orleans, 8 p.m. San Francisco at Kansas City, 8 p.m. Tampa Bay at New England, 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 Dallas at Arizona, 4:30 p.m. Tennessee at Cincinnati, 7 p.m. Jacksonville at N.Y. Jets, 7:30 p.m. Green Bay at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Miami at Houston, 8 p.m. Denver at Seattle, 10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18 Indianapolis at N.Y. Giants, 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19 Pittsburgh at Washington, 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22 New England at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Carolina at Baltimore, 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23 Seattle at Green Bay, 8 p.m. Chicago at Oakland, 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 Buffalo at Washington, 4:30 p.m. Cleveland at Indianapolis, 7 p.m. N.Y. Jets at N.Y. Giants, 7 p.m. Kansas City at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Jacksonville, 7:30 p.m. Tampa Bay at Miami, 7:30 p.m. St. Louis at Denver, 8 p.m. Cincinnati at Dallas, 8 p.m. Atlanta at Tennessee, 8 p.m. San Diego at Arizona, 10 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25 New Orleans at Houston, 4 p.m. Minnesota at San Francisco, 8 p.m.

WNBA Standings EASTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct GB Chicago 15 8 .652 — Atlanta 11 9 .550 2½ Indiana 11 11 .500 3½ Washington 11 13 .458 4½ New York 10 13 .435 5 Connecticut 7 15 .318 7½ WESTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct GB Minnesota 17 5 .773 — Los Angeles 17 7 .708 1 Phoenix 12 11 .522 5½ Seattle 10 12 .455 7 San Antonio 8 15 .348 9½ Tulsa 7 17 .292 11 Tuesday’s Games Los Angeles 80, Chicago 76 Wednesday’s Games Connecticut 88, Atlanta 86 Indiana at Phoenix, late Thursday’s Games Chicago at Seattle, 10 p.m. Friday’s Games Connecticut at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Washington at New York, 7:30 p.m. Tulsa at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Indiana at Los Angeles, 11 p.m.

MLS Standings EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Sporting KC 11 7 6 39 36 24 New York 11 8 5 38 36 31 Philadelphia 10 7 7 37 36 32 Montreal 10 7 5 35 34 34 Houston 9 7 6 33 26 22 Chicago 9 9 4 31 29 32 New England 8 9 6 30 27 23 Columbus 7 11 5 26 27 30 Toronto FC 4 11 8 20 21 31 D.C. 3 16 4 13 13 38 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Real Salt Lake 12 7 5 41 39 26 Vancouver 10 7 6 36 36 30 Colorado 9 7 9 36 31 27 Portland 8 3 11 35 32 21 Los Angeles 10 9 4 34 35 30 Seattle 10 7 4 34 29 23 FC Dallas 8 6 9 33 30 33 San Jose 8 10 6 30 25 35 Chivas USA 4 13 6 18 20 40 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Saturday’s Games D.C. United at Montreal, 7 p.m. Chicago at New England, 7:30 p.m. Toronto FC at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. Philadelphia at New York, 8 p.m. Seattle FC at Houston, 9 p.m. Vancouver at Colorado, 9:30 p.m. Real Salt Lake at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m. FC Dallas at Portland, 11 p.m. Sunday’s Games Sporting Kansas City at San Jose, 10 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21 FC Dallas at Chivas USA, 10:30 p.m. Real Salt Lake at Portland, 11 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23 Sporting Kansas City at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24 Houston at Montreal, 7 p.m. Toronto FC at D.C. United, 7 p.m. San Jose at FC Dallas, 9 p.m. Los Angeles at Vancouver, 9 p.m. Columbus at Real Salt Lake, 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25 New York at Chivas USA, 5 p.m. Philadelphia at New England, 7:30 p.m. Portland at Seattle FC, 10 p.m.

NWSL Standings W L T Pts GF GA x-FC KanCity 11 5 5 38 33 20 x-Western NY 9 4 8 35 34 19 x-Portland 10 6 5 35 30 24 x-Sky Blue FC 10 6 5 35 30 25 Boston 8 7 6 30 34 32 Chicago 7 8 6 27 30 35 Seattle 5 13 3 18 21 34 Washington 3 14 4 13 15 38 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. x- clinched playoff berth Saturday, Aug. 17 Boston at Western New York, 8 p.m. Portland at Seattle FC, 11 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18 Chicago at FC Kansas City, 4:10 p.m. Sky Blue FC at Washington, 5 p.m.

SPORTS BRIEFS • Soccer league opens Sunday BRUSHY PRAIRIE — The 13th year of the Northeast Indiana Soccer League will start with registration and the first day of soccer Sunday. Youth ages 4-7 will practice at 2 p.m., and youth ages 8-14 will start practicing at 3 p.m. The second practice for all age groups will be next Thursday from 6-7 p.m. There will be co-ed teams in four age divisions. Matches will be played on Sundays and practices will be held on Thursdays during September and October behind Prairie Heights Middle School. Matches will begin on Sept. 8. Interested students and parents can pick up registration forms at Prairie Heights Middle School or Prairie Heights Elementary School. Forms are also available by contacting league president Craig Burkholder. Registration will also take place next Thursday. Parents or other interested persons will be needed to coach the teams. Prior knowledge is not necessary to coach, but it would be helpful. Additional inquiries can be directed to Burkholder by phone at 587-3208 or by email at

Knight golfers defeat Northrop KENDALLVILLE — All five members of the East Noble varsity golf team posted scores in the 40s on Wednesday as the Knights defeated Fort Wayne Northrop 177-237 in a girls varsity match at Cobblestone. The Knights had the top three finishers, led by Alyn Clark, who earned medalist honors with a 42. Kacey Van Wagner followed with a 44, Logan Handshoe shot a 45, Becca Alwine fired a 46 and Cooper Handshoe had a 49. Northrop was led by a 46 from Stevie Luebbert.

Baseball academy signing up players for fall sessions FORT WAYNE — The World Baseball Academy in Fort Wayne is now registering players for fall instruction. Age groups include 6-8, 9-14, middle school, grades 9-10, and juniors and seniors. Grades 9-10 will play in a fall wooden bat league along with receiving instruction. Parents will receive information on college recruitment and players will go through a tryout camp to have their skills evaluated. Juniors and seniors will go through the Fall Baseball College Campus Tour, and will can demonstrate skills to college coaches as the tour rotates to different campus sites. A fall showcase will be held Oct. 3, with college and professional scouts in attendance. For more information, contact Ken Jones at 403-8935, or go on line at

Shooting group has strong year ST. JOE — The St. Joe Valley AIM (academics, integrity, marksmanship) closed its season with a strong performance at the Grand American competition in Sparta, Ill., recently. The team is hosted by St. Joe Valley Trap and Skeet, and has members from DeKalb, Noble, Steuben, LaGrange, Allen and Whitley Counties. Participants up to age 23 are eligible, and the group is sanctioned by the Amateur Trapshooting Association. The St. Joe team took a senior squad runner-up trophy and had a runner-up individual at the Grand American competition. In state competition at Fortville, team member Jason Invanovic took the high overall score in singles for both youth and men’s. Also in the state meet, St. Joe Valley AIM had runner-up senior and junior squads, first- and third-place senior individuals, and a third-place junior individual. St. Joe Valley had the largest group taking part with five full squads, or 25 competitors. The local team also had indiviuals earn All-American, all-state and all-star honors. “The main goal is safety, after that, we hope to teach more than just marksmanship,” coach Jay Hammond said. “We see on a regular basis how shooting sports enhances a young adult’s life. We see it in their respect towards others, their willingness to help, and their hard work.”


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On this date: • In 1914, the Panama Canal opened to traffic. • In 1935, humorist Will Rogers and aviator Wiley Post were killed when their airplane crashed near Point Barrow in Alaska. In 1945, in a radio address, Japan’s Emperor Hirohito announced that his country had accepted terms of surrender for ending WW II. • In 1969, the Woodstock Music and Art Fair opened in upstate New York.


Low-dose vaginal estrogen carries little risk Robb-Nicholson, editor-inchief of the Harvard Women’s Health Watch. She pointed out that vaginal estrogen acts mostly in the vagina. It relieves vaginal symptoms, including vaginal dryness, burning, and pain ASK with sexual DOCTOR K. intercourse. It does not relieve hot ashes. (One Dr. Anthony flexception a vaginal Komaroff isring, called Femring. It delivers so much estrogen in the vagina that some of it is absorbed into the blood and therefore has effects throughout the body.) Low-dose vaginal estrogen

is available in several forms: creams, tablets and other kinds of vaginal rings. Vaginal creams are applied to the vulva or in the vagina. Vaginal tablets (Vagifem) are inserted in the vagina. And a flexible vaginal ring, called Estring, is worn continuously and replaced every few months. The Vagifem tablet contains the lowest amount of estrogen. Estring delivers just a bit more. Vaginal estrogen creams are more concentrated; the amount of estrogen that a woman absorbs varies. Vaginal application releases little estrogen into the bloodstream. As a result, it has less risk of side effects than systemic estrogen. So far, no well-designed clinical trials have evaluated systemic risks, such as breast cancer or blood clots, of low-dose vaginal estrogen. But it’s likely that if there are such risks, they are much smaller than the risks related to systemic estrogen.







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DEAR DOCTOR K: I use a vaginal estrogen cream for vaginal dryness. Does it have the same risks as hormones taken orally or by skin patch? DEAR READER: Hormone therapy (HT) is estrogen taken alone or with other female hormones to treat the symptoms of menopause. “Systemic” HT involves hormones that enter the blood and travel throughout the body. It is the most effective treatment for postmenopausal hot flashes and vaginal symptoms, including vaginal dryness. Systemic HT is medicine taken by mouth or through the skin by a skin patch or gel. From those locations, it enters into the blood. But systemic HT carries with it a small risk of several serious conditions: heart attacks, stroke, blood clots and some cancers. To find out if there are similar risks associated with vaginal estrogen, I checked in with my colleague Dr. Celeste

the wrong way.) If the facialist who performed the service had been someone other than the mother, a tip would have been in order, but not in a case like this. The proper way to convey your gratitude for her fantastic DEAR facial would to write ABBY be a short note telling her what a treat it Jeanne Phillips was and how much you enjoyed her gift.

One complication of menopause that women don’t often think of is recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs). Vaginal dryness not only causes vaginal symptoms such as discomfort during sex, but also encourages the growth of certain bacteria around the urethra — the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the vagina. If those bacteria get into the urethra, and then into the bladder, a UTI can start. Apart from the high-dose Femring, vaginal estrogen is probably safe even over the long term. And if your main menopausal symptoms are vaginal symptoms, vaginal estrogen is just as effective as systemic HT and less risky. But talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits before you start. DR. KOMAROFF is a physician and professor at Harvard Medical School. His website is

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Kayaks vie with barges in Chicago river traffic CHICAGO (AP) — The pod of idling kayakers waited for the right moment to shoot across a jumble of intersecting shipping and tour-boat lanes on the Chicago River, taking their cue from a guide who signaled it was safe by letting loose a motivational battle cry. “Are you ready to paddle down the canyon of steel and glass?” shouted Sam Huff, a bearded 26-year-old, enunciating each word with the gusto of an announcer at a monster truck rally. The eight paddlers in orange and yellow kayaks pushed off through the murky water, dwarfed by skyscrapers and drawing occasional horn blasts from hulking sightseeing boats. After decades of heaping scorn and pollution upon the Chicago River, the city is opening urban waterways

for kayaking and other recreation. Similar efforts are taking shape in other cities, including New York and Grand Rapids, Mich. In Chicago, that vision is running into the reality that the river is still an industrial superhighway for tows and tugs hauling salt, scrap metal and cement in barges strung together in floating fortresses. “We’re just kind of dodging a tragedy,” said Cmdr. Jason Neubauer, commanding officer of a Coast Guard safety unit that helps keep the commercial and recreational traffic out of each other’s way. As many as eight barges a day operate in the city, making several roundtrips. A fleet of water taxis and tour boats makes about 100 daily trips. And now kayakers — up to several hundred on a nice summer

day — are in the mix on a river with narrow passages and high concrete walls that offer few safe refuges for paddlers in trouble. No major accidents have been reported, but there have been near-misses, including kayakers getting too close and having to be rescued by commercial vessels, Neubauer said. Guides for long-established outfitters are well aware of the dangers. First-time kayakers setting off on their own, though, have drawn comparisons to kids playing on railroad tracks or riding bikes on expressways. “It’s a very dangerous thing,” said Lynn Muench, a senior vice president at The American Waterways Operators trade association, describing how it can take around a mile for a barge to stop.

“You’ve got kayakers out there that pull in front of them. And our guys are blowing the whistle, saying, ‘Get out of the way,’ and they sit out there and wave,” she said. Besides the lack of quick maneuverability and blind spots, tugs and tows pushing barges have powerful engines that can pull smaller vessels toward them, especially in narrow channels. There are other hidden hazards on the Chicago River: blasts of wind ripping through gaps between skyscrapers and sewer and storm water runoff chutes that act like giant Jacuzzi jets, pushing unsuspecting kayakers into the middle of the waterway and into the path of much larger vessels. “There’s times when you’ll feel a little


Kayakers pull to the side of the channel as a tour boat passes on the Chicago River in Chicago. After decades of heaping scorn and pollution upon the Chicago River, the city is opening urban waterways for kayaking and other recreation — and running into the reality that the river is still a superhighway for tows and tugs.

uncomfortable,” said Huff, who guides groups for Kayak Chicago, which began offering tours in 1999. He grew up in

Durham, N.C., and kayaked down backwoods rivers before adjusting to the challenges of paddling in an urban setting.

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LOST 11 yr old black lab & chow mix. All black. Short & wirey hair. Short tail like chow. White muzzle, no tags or collar. Her name is Molly. Lost Tuesday, July 9 in afternoon. Lost on CR 54 & 39 260-925-1950 Brown/Black Striped tabby cat, 4 yr old male. No collar, has microchip. Lost Wed., Aug. 7, Lake James, Spring Point (CR 200 W approx 1/2 mile N of Whisper Bay condos). Kit is greatly missed, reward. Call 765-414-6698 Lost Wedding Ring Lost at Butler McDonalds on Sunday 8/4 around noon in parking lot. E of entrance door (towards strip mall, R of the tree & trash can). If found, please call Deb 419-786-8394 Reward

LOST: Male brown & white Shih Tzu, red collar lost from CR 350 & 300 Angola. 260 665-2042

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9 a.m. 1 mile south of Huntertown, IN on Hwy 3 at intersection of Hathaway Road and Hwy 3 Entire contents of 1873 home. 1,000 antiques, furniture, collectibles, fall staff brewery items, cast iron outdoor urns, paintings, picture frames, old cook stoves, & misc. too numerous to mention. Automotives, automotive supplies, 2 wreckers, 4 wheeler, 84 Harley Davidson motorcycle. 3 big tents full of everything! Joe & Greg Auctioneers Storage Auction Lake Gage Mini Storage 6340 W 350 N Angola 260-833-4707 August 17th •10:00

AUCTION UNCLAIMED STORAGE AUCTION DRY DOCK STORAGE South Main Street, Wolcottville WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2013 AT 10:00 AM We will offer 4 storage units with unknown contents for unpaid storage. #30 Jason Corley 10’ x 20, #38 Holly Lucas 10’ x 10’, #51 John Duty/Casey Bunn 10’ x 20’, #59 Mary Bushing 10’ x 10’ TERMS: Cash only. $100 deposit on each unit which is refundable if unit is completely emptied by 5:00 PM day of auction. All items must be removed by 5:00 PM, August 21, 2013.

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EMPLOYMENT Part Time Janitorial position available, must be flexible, in the Topeka area, 15-20 hours a week, $9.00 per hour. Call

260 307-1254 Construction Local contractor looking to hire someone with construction experienced. General skills & attention to detail a must. Respond to: or to MCS 2115 N 225 E Albion, IN 46701

Call Jim 800-621-1478 Ext. 131 or apply on line at:

LOCAL SHUTTLE DRIVERS 2 years tractor trailer experience. Class A CDL, Full Time & Casual 1st & 2nd Shift. APPLY ONLINE

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• Metal Technologies is a well maintained, modern green sand foundry • Finishing Department positions available on all shifts starting at $13.95/hour with direct hire opportunities available within 90 days of placement.

Cook Full time relief cook wanted 1st shift and 2nd shift as needed. Qualified candidates will have GED or high school diploma, some short order cooking experience, team oriented, excellent customer service skills and dependable. If you are interest, please complete an application on our website -

• High School Diploma or GED • Ability to work in a heavy industrial environment •Must submit to criminal background check and drug screen • Willing to work overtime

Cameron Memorial Community Hospital Attn: Human Resources Department 416 E. Maumee Street Angola, IN 46703 Email: tgirdham 260-665-2141 ext 5214


Job fair process will include application, assessment activities, and finishing department tour (Dress accordingly: closed toe shoes/boots and long pants).


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Nucor Fastener, a division of the nation’s largest steel and steel products manufacturer and largest recycler is seeking to assemble a hiring pool of qualified applicants for entry level jobs in production. We are looking for candidates who are willing to work any shift which would require working both day and night shifts in a drug free environment.

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CNC LATHE & MILL OPERATORS Must be able to set up and operate. Check parts & maintain quality. Excellent working conditions. Pay D.O.E. Send Resume to: kleitch@ or apply in person B & J SPECIALTY, INC. 7919 N 100 E WAWAKA, IN 46794

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IMMEDIATE OPENINGS!!! Excellent career opportunities! If you’re not registered with us, you are MISSING out! • Engineering Manager • Quality Engineering Supervisor • Purchasing • Auto Cad Operators • Mig & Tig Welders • Production Associates/Machine Operators • Shipping/Packers/General Labor Please apply in person at our Angola Branch or online at and select the Angola Branch. E.O.E.

Most production positions in our plant require moderate to heavy lifting and can be physically demanding including working in extreme temperatures. We offer competitive pay and benefits. Individuals who would like to learn more about opportunities at Nucor Fastener should register at and enter access code NFINPROD. Individuals who register should be prepared to complete a brief questionnaire. Previous registrants will need to take the questionnaire again to be considered. Nucor will only be accepting a limited number of submissions, and the registration period will end on or before August 18th, 2013 once a set number have expressed the willingness to work in the available positions. Each individual should submit only one questionnaire related to this job posting.

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118 W 9th St., Auburn, IN Phone: 260-925-2611 ext. 17 E-mail: Carriers are independent contractors and not employees.

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Town of Hamilton Is accepting applications for a Street Department Assistant. Applications and a job description are available at the Hamilton Town Hall, 900 S. Wayne Street, or can be accessed on the Town website, www.hamiltonindiana .org. Deadline for applications is Thursday, August 29, 2013, at 4:00 p.m.

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PART TIME HOUSEKEEPER needed at Deerfield Apartments. Motivated, dependable persons may apply in person 1998 Deerfield Lane Kendallville or by fax: 260-347-5654

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Drivers CLASS A-CDL -Minimum 2 years experience. Clean MVR. Good Pay/Benefits. Home nightly. No touch freight. FT Days & Nights. For Fort Wayne/Butler locations, call Jim @ 800-621-1478, ext. 131 or apply online at: (A) Drivers DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED NOW at Stevens Transport! New drivers earn $750 per week. No CDL? No Problem! CDL & Job Ready in 15 days. 1-877-649-9611 Drivers GORDON TRUCKING CDL-A Drivers Needed! Up to $4,000 Sign On Bonus! Starting Pay Up to .46 cpm. Full Benefits, Excellent Hometime, No East Coast. Call 7 days/wk! 888-757-2003


BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY HOME ON 10 ACRES FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, DEKALB COUNTY Located here on a beautiful landscaped 10 acres is a great two-story 11-room country home with 3 bedrooms, 2-½ baths, ďŹ nished basement, 4,256 square feet living area, covered porch area, 2 ďŹ replaces, 2 kitchens, plenty of storage area, 40’x40’x12’ pole barn for your storage, large garden and several fruit trees. Approximately 7 acres of woodland. This would be a great place to raise your family. Located in Franklin Township, DeKalb County in the Hamilton Community School District. Be sure to check out this property. AGENCY: Oberlin Real Estate and Auctioneers, Inc. and its representatives are exclusive agents for the seller. Conduct of the auction and increments of bidding are at the direction and discretion of Oberlin Real Estate and Auctioneers, Inc. Announcements made day of auction take precedence over printed matter. No buyer’s premium charged. INSPECTION DATES: Be prepared ďŹ nancially to buy this property. Come to the preview on Sat., Aug. 3 and Fri., Aug. 9th from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. for your viewing or you may call 260-488-2813 for information or private showing.


LOCATION: 0325 S. CR 51, WATERLOO, IN. South of Hamilton, Indiana to Railroad St. (800 S) by railroad tracks; west to CR 51 approx. 1-½ mi.; then south to auction site.

1 Bedroom Apartment Available

• Basic rent starting at $391 • Security Deposit $200 • Water, sewer & trash pickup included in rent

Rental assistance may be available for qualiďŹ ed applicants. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: 62 years & older or disabled of any legal age may apply. Rent based on all sources of income and medical expenses.

Rosedorf Park Apartments Phone/Fax 260-357-5180

HOMES FOR RENT Big Turkey Lake 1 BR, $600/mo. all util. Included carport 260 249-8302 Crooked Lake House rental, $900/mo. Occupancy Sept. 15 June 15. 4 BR, 3.5 BA, (260) 573-9512

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OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY, AUGUST 17, 2013 10 AM  4 PM GRISWOLD ESTATES (260) 927-0197 900 Griswold Ct., Auburn, IN 46706 www.griswoldestates@

Angola ONE BR APTS. $425/mo., Free Heat. 260-316-5659 Auburn 2 BR SENIORS 50+ $470. No Smokers/Pets (260) 925-9525

Wolcottville 2 & 3 BR from $100/wk also LaOtto location. 574-202-2181

COMMERCIAL RENTALS Angola For Lease: Fenced 1/2 acre display lot with 300 sq. ft. ofice, positioned between I-69 & 127 N near Fremont Outlet Mall. Very High Traffic. $900/mo with three year lease 260-438-9555

STORAGE Jimmerson Lake For Rent: Boat storage in clean, secure cement floor building. 260-243-6046

Garrett 1 BEDROOM APT: $375/mo. with $375 sec. dep. Includes util. 260-466-3598 or (260) 357-3664

Hamilton, IN • (260) 488-2813


PUBLIC AUCTION OF THREE BEDROOM HOME – ANTIQUES – HOUSEHOLD Located at 709 Todd Street (North of the circle in downtown Angola on Wayne Street to Mechanic Street, then east to Pine Drive, then south to Todd Drive)

ANGOLA, INDIANA THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2013 • STARTING AT 4:30 PM REAL ESTATE TO SELL AT 6:30 PM REAL ESTATE IMPROVEMENTS: Wood frame home with three bedrooms, 2 baths, large living room, eat-in kitchen, foyer, utility, with new natural gas furnace and central air, vinyl siding, 1362 square feet, 2-car garage, back covered patio all in excellent condition. TERMS: 10% non-refundable down payment due at the auction and the balance due in cash at ďŹ nal closing within 30 days. Buyer to pay taxes due and payable in November of 2013. Annual taxes are $782.64 with exemptions. Seller will provide warranty deed and title insurance at closing. Property is being sold subject to owners approval. Possession on the day of closing. INSPECTION: Contact Strawser Auctions for an appointment to view this property. AGENCY: Strawser Auctions and its staff are exclusive agents of the seller. BUYER BROKERAGE: The seller will pay a 2% commission to any licensed real estate agent who registers the successful bidder. Agent must register buyer(s) with the auctioneer 48 hours prior to the auction. Contact the auctioneer for details. DISCLAIMER: This property is being sold in “AS ISâ€? condition. Prospective bidders are responsible for making their own inspections of the property with regards to condition, environmental, zoning, permits and any and all other inspections and approvals as may be necessary. All sizes and dimensions are approximate. ANTIQUES – HOUSEHOLD GOODS






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SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2013 BEGINNING at 9:00 a.m. BODY EQUIPMENT & SHOP TOOLS Eagle 9,000# 2-post asymmetric hoist with extensions; 2 jack stands for hoist; Gray 6,000# portable frame-lift hoist with truck adapter kit; 2,000# oor transmission jack; various oor jacks, one with transadapter; engine hoist; shop-made cherry picker; heavy-duty A-frame with portable chain fall; Detroit auto body power post with rolling rack; shop-made power post; 10 Mo-Clamp boards, they are full; chains, pulleys, clamps, you name it; Mo-Clamp measuring tram; Armwood frame measuring gauge; Snap-on toolbox & add-on side cabinet; Lenco spot welder; welding helmets; brake bleeder, like new; Robinair freon machine; auto halogen leak detector; R-12 freon; port-apower; large bench vise; engine analyzer; scaffolding frame; oil drain; shelving; hand grinder; small propane torch; miscellaneous tools, etc. PAINT BOOTY & EQUIPMENT • SANDBLASTER Clean Shop drive-thru prep station with extra height & outside exhaust; 2 wall-mount industrial air cleaners; various fans & fan hoods; Skat Blast dry air sandblaster; 250# AI C portable sandblaster; approximately 3 large boxes of sand, say 5,000#; Herkules paint gun washer; PPG 6-shelf mix station with agitator; PPG 7-can mix station; PPG taps & tinting colors; prep paint; Binks 2-qt. cup & hoses; Devileiss 2-gallon pressure pot with hoses & liners; Cyclone air paint shaker; Camaia TS 18-GR airline dryer unit; Dowmar solvent recovery machine; poly spill control barrel; microďŹ che reader with microďŹ che; Sartarious digital scales; Exact scales with weights; 5-gallon tilt-pour paint stand; various paint stands; parts paint racks, one for pickup bed; SAS air respirator hood, hose & pump; Bullard blast hood respirator; tilt-hood adjustable height rolling paint rack; DA sandpaper dispenser units; 36â€? wall & oor paper machines; 2 heat lamps; miscellaneous sandpaper;

FORKLIFT • BODY PARTS Ford 3-cylinder gas Warner Swasch forklift; John Deere 5’ 3-pt bush hog; Ford 3-pt boom; Ford 4-cylinder Sulair engine compressor, doesn’t run; Arctic Cat 399 Panther snowmobile, as is; Omaha 8x12 high side truck box; Supreme 18’ enclosed truck box; Trail Van 8x20’ aluminum truck box with rollup rear door; Mack truck doghouse; 4 Goodyear 10ply 9:50x16.5 truck tires; 6-lug wheels & tires; 8-lug wheels; 5-lug dune buggy wheels; bedliners, rear bumpers, Dodge truck grills; Chevrolet truck lights; front fender liners; mirrors; big & small block Chevy exhaust manifolds; electric windshield wiper motors; rear sliding window for 1986-1991 Ford Ranger pickup; miscellaneous tailgates, 1 new Ford; longbed for 2008 Chevy pickup; 400 & 350 automatic transmissions, need rebuilt; pile of old batteries; scrap iron; various electric motors; various size vacuum hoses; 8,000# winch from old wrecker; MISCELLANEOUS 12x24x1 0 carport canopy with metal roof; 300-gallon fuel tank on stand; 270-gallon fuel oil tank; log chains & binders; ďŹ le cabinets; drop cords; creepers; cement blocks; stereo; metric nuts & bolts; 40-hole bolt cabinet; 2 woodburners; under-the-counter refrigerator; miscellaneous brass; drawer cabinets with screws, clips, washers, etc.; key cabinet; various ďŹ lters; ďŹ replace & stainless steel chimney; miscellaneous snowplow parts; Siemess ITE electrical cabinet, 90â€?x38â€?x28â€? with 800-amp, 600-volt main disconnect, buss bars, all new VF357BL & FC-1 switchboard cabinet; V7F 3233 cabinet with vacuum break Clampmatic 400-amp, 240-volt 3-pol plus individual boxes in cabinet, 400-amp, 200amp, two 1 00-amp & two 60-amp boxes; miscellaneous; Terms: Cash, Good Check or Credit Card • Not Responsible for Accidents • Reihl Tastey Lunch Wagon

Hamilton Lake OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY • 1 - 3 1840 Lane 150 Custom built 1600 sq. ft., 3 BR 2 BA, large flat lot facing West. Sandy beach. Call for more details 260 316-7030

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FREE ESTIMATES Tear offs, wind damage & reroofs. Call (260)627-0017

CHILD CARE Child Care Available 1st shift M-F, EN District, tax deductible & references. 599-0591


All Phase Remodeling and Handyman Service - No Job too Big or Small !!! Free Estimates Call Jeff 260-854-9071 Qualified & Insured Serving You Since 1990

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GARAGE SALES Albion 2763 E Skinner Lake Dr. N Aug. 16 • 9 - 5 Aug. 17 • 9 - 1 WEIMER’S Clothes, furniture, collectibles electronics, Longaberger, Vera, Precious Moments, household & more. Albion 410 E. South St. Thurs. - Sat. Elvis, tools & towels, jewelry, purses, furniture, misc. Too much to mention. Angola 1005 South Wayne St. Thurs. Fri. & Sat. • 8-5 Enormous 6 Family! Housewares, western wear and tack, appliances, automotive equip., vending machines, bikes, wedding supplies, name brand clothes & more. Angola 1705 W. Maumee Thurs. & Fri. 9 am - 4 pm Angola 1720 N 600 E Fri. & Sat. •8-5 Multi-Family Sale Furniture, hunting & fishing, household.

Angola 25 Deer Run Court Fri., Aug. 16 * 10-2 Sat., Aug. 17 * 9-4 Moving Sale Couch, loveseat, oak dining room table & chairs, entertainment center & TV, shelves, home decor. Angola 4445 E US 20 Friday & Sat. • 10 - 5 3 Family Sale Angola 700 Carlin Drive Aug. 15, 16, & 17 * 8-5 The must “go toâ€? garage sale of the season. Tools, fishing, dog stuff, CDs & DVDs, lots of toys, albums, furniture, trolling motor, 4 wheeler, cookware, kids clothes, & much more. Angola 7522 W 50 N, Flint E of gun shop Fri., Sat. & Sun. • 8 - 5 Couch, table & chairs, Coach, Vera, Longaberger, lots of new clothes, & lots of misc. household.

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OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY •1 - 3 1840 Lane 150 Custom built 1600 sq. ft. 3 BR 2 BA, large flat lot facing West. Sandy beach, Call for more details 260 316-7030


LUCILE W. SLATER REVOCABLE TRUST, OWNER 200 North Main Street, Wolcottville, IN 46795 Office: (260) 854-2859 • Fax: (260) 854-3979 Auctioneer: Michael G. Strawser, AU01036470 & AC30700060 Auctioneer: Ron Levitz, Lic#AU19600009 Web site: • E-mail: Member of the National Indiana • Michigan • Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association

USDA 100% Government Loans!--Not just for 1st time buyers! All credit considered! Low rates! Buy any home anywhere for sale by owner or realtor. Academy Mortgage Corporation, 11119 Lima Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46818. Call Nick at 260-494-1111. NLMS146802. Some restrictions may apply. Equal Housing Lender. Se Habla Espanol. (A)

Mobile Homes for Sale in Waterloo, Rome City & Butler. Small parks. No big dogs. Ref req’d. (260) 925-1716


Auctioneers: Duane Oberlin #AU01004908, Don Oberlin #AU10600017

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Avilla 2 BR 1 BA up, W/D hook up, $500 + low util. 260 242-0567 Avilla 1 & 2 BR APTS $450-$550/ per month. Call 260-897-3188








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Auburn 1413 Chestnut Court Thurs. & Fri. * 9-4 Boys clothes 12mo-2T, toys, women’s clothes, & misc.

Coldwater Lake 690 Buckeye Lane Aug. 16 & 17 • 9 - 5 Furniture, misc., antiques, and Amish baked goods.

Kendallville 2019 Granny Smith PL Thurs.-Sun. * 8-12 Moving Sale! Furniture, baby bedroom set, household items, electronics.


Corunna 0804 County Road 32 *Off of 327 between Hwys 6 & 8* Aug. 15, 16 & 17 * 9-5 Riding & commercial mower, lots of furniture, baby items & clothing, beds, Fontanini, lots of misc, small kitchen appliances.

Kendallville 920 West Ave. Behind Subway on 6 Thurs. - Sat. Collectibles, antiques, tools, tapes, records, lot & lots of misc.

Auburn 202 McIntyre Dr. Off Iwo St. Thurs. & Fri. •9 - 5 Large chest freezer, oak crib, Christmas tree, gas grill, kids riding toys, & kids bikes. Largest Sale Ever!

Corunna 1529 County Road 16 Thurs. & Fri. * 9 - 3 Antique tools, small toolboxes, puzzles, books, misc. Cash only.

Auburn 4247 County Road 19 1/2 mi. N. of SR 8 Thurs., Fri., & Sat. * 8-? Antique bedroom set, T bucket, Model T hot rod, antique organ, entertainment center, Sears suburban implements, weight bench, DVDs, PS3 & Xbox games, baby clothes NB-size 2, & misc.

Fremont 255 LN 201 LK Minifenokee Off Feather Valley Rd Thurs., Fri., & Sat. * 9-4 Sofa, futon, tools, collectibles, Western Union Sounders, electrical breaker box, household items, home decor, bird houses, clothes. Lots more, come and see!

Auburn 509 N. Union St. Thurs. & Fri. • 9 - 5 Aug. 15 & 16 Country decor, collectibles, pottery, & much more.

Garrett 416 S Cowen August 16 * 8-4 August 17 * 8-? Too much to mention!

Auburn 5863 CR 427 GARDEN WALK & GARAGE SALE Fri. & Sat. Veggies, plants, furniture, housewares. Auburn 821 E 7th St. Aug.16 •9 - 4 Aug. 17• 8 am - ? Girl’s size 6 to 12, boy’s medium, women's large to plus sizes, men's large to 2x, 34 to 36 jeans. Books, toys, shoes, purses,dishes, Tupperware and Avon. Lots of household items Auburn 907 E. Third St. Thurs. - Sat. • 8 - 5 Clothing, furniture, Vera Bradley, Amish novel books. Too much to mention. Avilla

11823 E. 300 N. Fri., Aug. 16 •8 - 5 Sat., Aug. 17 • 8 - 5 No Early Sales! Huge Barn & Antique Sale! Antique shop inventory closeout.All kinds of furniture including 2 antique corner cupboards, farm table with benches, dressers, chairs, antique doors, windows and shutters, quilts, linens, lamps, rugs, books, pictures, frames, mirrors, printer drawers, ladders, old store counter, antique cash register and too much more to mention. Also included are some non antique items such as 1 year old rear tiller, kerosene heater, lawn roller, gardening tools, homemade trailer, curio cabinet, lawn furniture, and some electronics. Most selling below cost. No clothing. Avilla 2497 N 1100 E N of Weimer Rd, E off SR 3) Friday • 8 - 4 Sat. • 8 - 2 Rain or Shine Line new, name brand boy NB-5T, girl NB-3mo, maternity med, scrubs med, bassinet, Halloween costumes, stamp collection, 2 dining tables, lots of misc.

Avilla 2567 N 750 E Thurs. - Sat. • 7 - 6 Largest Ever Antiques, toys, action figures, jewelry, (lots) tools, hardware, pictures, paintings, lots of $1.00 items. *Setting up Tues. & Wed.* Lookers Welcome Butler 200 E Oak St. Fri. & Sat. * 8-6 Butler 328 W. Main Aug. 16 & 17 • 8 - 5 Collectibles, greenware, large delftware, crocks, old plates, old tools, old airplane parts, oil lamps, books, toys & lots of misc.

Butler 401 E. Green St. POLE BARN SALE Friday ONLY 9 AM - 4 PM Something for Everyone Lots of Clothes - All sizes womens and some mens, home decor, knick knacks, household items, garage fridge, kids toys, lots of books and much more. Clear Lake 104 Fountain Beach Rd Thurs., Fri., & Sat. 9 am - 4:30 pm Antique wicker chairs, oak ice cream table & chairs, large dresser, credenza, valances, decorating items, bedding, clothes, & misc. Clear Lake 504 E. Clear Lake Dr. Aug. 17 •8 - 4 Glassware, tools, houseware, antiques, dishes, misc. items Cash only


Mom Loves To Shop Girls 0-3T & 8-10, boys NB-7, toys, baby items, strollers & car seats, household, glassware, cross bow & pistol brass. GREAT PRICES, WORTH THE DRIVE. THURS. & FRI. 9 A.M. TO 5 P.M. 3980 Terry Lake Road Howe 1270 E 400 N Friday • 9 - 5 Sat. • 9 - ?

★ Massive Annual Back to School High End Designer Brands - Multi Family Sale ★

Lots of NEW name brand & boutique clothing, jewelry, purses, shoes, (Betsey Johnson, Miss Me, Buckle Store Brands, Rock Revival, Sinful, Affliction, Day Trip, BKE, Uggs, Toms, Coach, Michael Kors, Lucky Brand, Under Armour, Brighton, Victoria Secret Pink, Ambercrombie, American Eagle, Hollister, Etc.) Primitives & antique decor, teen’s room decor, twin bed frame & headboard, DVDs, books, exercise equipment, household items, furniture & so much more. You do not want to miss this - It willl be like no other garage sale - guaranteed. Hudson 1730 South SR 327 1.5 miles S of US 20 Thurs., Fri., & Sat. 9am - 4pm

Ligonier Events at US 33 (1/2 mile S of US 6) FLEA MARKET Aug. 16 * 8 am - 4 pm LIVE AUCTION Aug. 17 * 9 am - ? Lawnmowers, scooters, furniture. Doc Stone’s office items sell at noon. Nevada Mills 5365 W Bachelor Rd. Fri. & Sat. • 8 - 12 Estate of Gordon Grabill Roto tiller, echo weed eater, cash register, name brand nice clothes, weather radio, canning jars, crock pot, microwave, David’s Bridal new wedding dress, never been worn, nice children to adult clothes. Orland 4258 N 800 W W of Angola on 120 to 800 W, go S to 4258 on the left Fri. & Sat. * 8-5 Large 5 Family Sale Furniture(couches, desks, chairs, & bookshelves, entertainment center, etc.), appliances, linens, & lamps, kitchen items, toys, purses(Coach, Longaberger, Vera, & many others), nice Harley items, collectibles, coats, clothes(children to adult), seasonal items. Everything priced to sell with new items arriving on Saturday. No early sales & no checks. Pleasant Lake Estate Antique Garage Sale 3 miles S of Pleasant Lake on Old 27 or 3/4 miles N of SR 4 Thurs., Fri., & Sat. 8 am - 6 pm Glassware, furniture, primitives, spinning wheels, & much more.

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1820s child’s rocker, antique mirrors, toys, collectibles, crocks.

24 ft. roll out pier, iron & aluminum, $200. firm. 260 351-3776

White upholstered furniture, 80� sofa and 2 swivel chairs, slipcover love seat, & tables & lamps.


My last sale! Hudson 8340 W 500 S Aug. 16 & 17 • 8 - 5 Ryobi power washer, P215/70R15 tires, furniture, TVs, stereo, ceramics, craft items, picture frames, Christmas. Lots of misc. Kendallville 107 Crescent Ave. Country Club Hills Fri., Aug. 16 * 8-3 Sat., Aug. 17 * 8-12 Extra nice women’s 1X CJ Banks, professional women’s, & baby thru teen clothes, household & garage, like new bass tender 9.4 boat. Kendallville 1105 Woodcrest Ln. ESTATE SALE Friday •8 - 5 Sat. • 8 - 1 Glassware, stemware, jewelry, Avon bottles, old bottles, collectibles, furniture, much more.


2005 G6 V-6 (3500) 130,000 miles 2 owners power windows, locks, mirrors, cruise, tilt, cold air, am/fm/cd player, sunroof and alum. wheels. Deep Red Asking $5900 call: 260-460-7729

Sweet Corn $3/dozen Ten or more $2/dozen 3251 CR 59, Butler 260-668-1663


8-ft oak, slate Steepleton pool table-balls, cues, cover. $1200 Buyer moves! 260-463-5267

1965 Mustang luxury pony interior, 200-6 cyl. auto, possible 46,000 mi. $10,500. 260 920-4362 1 & Only Place To Call--to get rid of that junk car, truck or van!! Cash on the spot! Free towing. Call 260-745-8888. (A)

GUN SHOW!! Greenfield, IN – August 17th & 18th, Hancock County Fairgrounds, 620 North Apple Street, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3 For information call 765-993-8942 Buy! Sell! Trade!

Guaranteed Top Dollar For Junk Cars, Trucks & Vans. Call Jack 260-466-8689


WANTED: Garage for rent in Rome City/ Sylvan Lake area to work on older car. Call 260-318-7900

All species of hard wood. Pay before starting. Walnut needed. 260 349-2685



4x4 Chevy Tahoe, 2 door, leather seats, AC, new tires, full size spare, new gas tank $4000. OBO 260-854-2968

READY TO GO NOW F1B Goldendoodle puppies. Born 6/24, ready in August. $1200. Call 260-316-4200 or email

VANS 1999 Mercury Villager Sport, 155,500 mi.. $1,800/obo 260 927-8775

WATERCRAFT Bennington Pontoon 2013 20'SLMX-50Hp Yamaha-4Stroke. Excellent condition, deluxe upholstery & premium carpet. $1500 in add-onsdepth gauge, dock lts, front ladder, private enclosed w/toilet, stainless grill & mount, storage ottoman. Bimini top & full mooring cover. $19,500 Fremont 248-705-6476

AUTOMOTIVE/ SERVICES $ WANTED $ Junk Cars! Highest prices pd. Free pickup. 260-705-7610 705-7630



USED TIRES Cash for Junk Cars! 701 Krueger St., K’ville. 260-318-5555

2006 Yamaha Roadstar Silverado. 1,700 cc, 102 cu. in., windshield, bags 16,500/mi. $6,200/OBO 574-849-6195

ATTENTION: Paying up to $530 for scrap cars. Call me 318-2571

2007 Honda Shadow Aero, low mileage, chrome, windshield, saddle bags. $5500. 260-854-2968

IVAN’S TOWING Junk Auto Buyer

ANTIQUES Antique Wing Back Chairs. Upholstered. $100/each 260-833-0124

APPLIANCES 15 cu. ft. used chest freezer. Runs great. See it at Buck Lake Ranch $150. 665-6699

FURNITURE 2ND BEST FURNITURE Thurs & Fri 10-5, Sat 8-3 8451 N. S.R. 9 1 MILE N. OF 6 & 9 Brand NEW in plastic!

QUEEN PILLOWTOP MATTRESS SET Can deliver, $125. (260) 493-0805


2007 Cadillac DTS pearl white 48,000 miles, luxury 2 package, new Michelin tires, tinted windows and pin strips. $16,500 260-705-9971

PIONEER POLE BUILDINGS Free Estimates Licensed and Insured 2x6 Trusses 45 year Warranted Galvalume Steel 19 Colors Since 1976 #1 in Michigan Call Today 1-800-292-0679

Pretty Lake Annual Rummage Sale at Conservation Club Sat. Aug. 17 • 8 -11 am West side of Pretty Lake, 4410 S 890 E 1 mi. E of Hwy 3 Lots of great items!


1501 South Dewey St. Sat. Aug. 17 • 8 - 5 Moving Sale Household items, furniture.





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2007 Road King Classic Harley Davidson FLHRC, 96 cu. in. 1584 cc, 6 speed trans, extra chrome, custom exhaust, custom seat, loaded. Only 15,109 miles. Over $26,000 invested. For Sale $16,500/obo

260 449-9277 2009 Tank Racer 150cc MC, very low mileage $800. OBO 260-854-2968

MERCHANDISE UNDER $50 10 qt. water bath canner. $10.00. (260) 925-0559 150+ VHS Movies home recorded. 1-3 movies each. $50.00 obo. (260) 687-0592 18W Sage Green & Pink Dressy Pant Suit. 3 pieces. Shell w/open jacket. Never worn. $20.00. (260) 232-5062 2 Table Lamps Brass w/Ecru shades. Weighted bases. $50.00 for both. (260) 925-3403 25 Different Music Cassette Tapes, $50.00. (260) 242-4342 26� 3 speed Pro American mens bicycle. Asking $30.00 obo. Purchased in 1974. (260) 925-0268 27x29 Firebrick Welding Table. $25.00. (260) 636-7550 36� Craftsman Wood Lathe. $30.00. (260) 636-7550 5X Jade Velour Pant Set. Zip front jacket. Never worn. Woman Within. $25.00. (260) 232-5062 5x8 gray & black Oval Braided Rug. Indoor/outdoor. Heavy duty. $50.00. (260) 243-8070 6� Craftsman Table Saw & Bench with motor. $15.00. (260) 636-7550 62�w Patio Door & Frame w/screen. $20.00. (260) 636-7550 7 qt. Water Bath Canner. $5.00. (260) 925-0559





Alcohol Shot Dispenser for 4 bottles. $10.00. (260) 837-2192, leave message.

Hybrid Golf Club #4 reg shaft. Almost new. Power built. $25.00 firm. (260) 347-2166

Antance Idem Fishing Coca Cola Rod & Reel. Good cond. $20.00 firm. Albion, (260) 242-7094

Jap Harri Kari Knife $45.00 (260) 585-0087

Sunrise Medical Walker with 4 rubber stubs. 4 adj. legs, gray. Model Guardian. Swings inward for easy storage. Rubber grips. Cleaned. Like new. Asking $25.00. (260) 582-9458

Antique Copper Lined Tobacco Cabinet. $25.00. (260) 837-2192, leave message.

Jen-Air Electric Range Lava rocks w/grill & griddle. Radiant elements, $50.00. (260) 833-8111

Travel Scrabble Game Good cond., like new. $10.00 obo. (260) 927-1798

Antique Oak Hall Tree $25.00 firm (260) 243-8070

Knee Roller $50.00 (260) 665-6673

Arrowheads $35.00 (260) 585-0087

Nice Oak Medicine Cabinet with mirror. $25.00. (260) 318-3821

Vintage 5’ galvanized chicken feeder. Full of blooming annuals. Must see. $50.00. (260) 243-8070

AT & T Cordless Dual Handset Answering System with Caller ID/Call Waiting. Like new, $25.00. (260) 927-1798

Occasional Table 19� octagonal w/marble inlay top. 21� tall. Opens to 16� high storage. $35.00. (260) 925-3403

Audio Cassette Book $4.00 (260) 333-6392

Occasional Table 26"sq.x20� tall. Marble inlay top. 6� deep drawer. $30.00. (260) 925-3403

Baby Stroller Very nice, $15.00 (260) 385-8094 Coffee Table 23�x66�x16� high. Marble inlays at both ends. Sliding door in center. $50.00. (260) 925-3403 Computer Work Center by Sauder. Mission style, 43� desk top, attached 42� tower/file drawer, $35.00. (260) 925-3403 Conn Organ, works. $30.00 260 920-4362 Custom Made JCP lined drapes, dusty rose color. 1 pair, 100 wide x 45 long. Like new, paid $75.00 new, $40.00 obo. (260) 927-1798 cz diamond ring Ladies size 7, sterling. $40.00 obo. (260) 687-0592 DeLonghi Indoor Electric Grill. Used twice, non-stick, works great. New $70, sell for $35.00. (260) 927-1798 Dog House $20.00 (260) 385-8094 Flushmount 18� cast iron Bathroom sink & faucet. $20.00. (260) 636-7550 Galvanized Bucket with huge Boston Fern. On old pulley hook. Al for $25.00. (260) 243-8070 Galvanized tub with ornamental grasses. $25.00. (260) 243-8070

Occasional Table 36�x13� w/marble inlay top. Opens for storage, 2 shelves. $35.00. (260) 925-3403 Old Bayonet $50.00 (260) 585-0087 Old Dishes Bowls, plates, small dish with lid, cups, Smurf glass. $15.00 for all. (260) 837-2192, leave message One Dozen Pint Canning Jars, $4.00. (260) 925-0559 Petmate Pet Taxi for medium size dog. Good shape, $20.00. (260) 927-1798

White Jacket Black Trim Size 12. $20.00. (260) 343-1483

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Ping Pong Table Professional quality, sides fold up, on rolling base. $50.00. (260) 570-8994


Pink Clothing form missing bottom pole. Will sit on table. $40.00. (260) 333-6392 Playstation Controller $10.00 (260) 333-6392 Pop Up Navy Blue Umbrella. Condition new, no stand. $35.00. (260) 333-6392 Premixed 2.5 gal. gray thin set mortar for floor & wall tile. $15.00. (260) 347-2166 Sears Proform Treadmill. $50.00. (260) 351-3554

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PUBLIC AUCTION LOCATION: 2802 CR 61A, BUTLER, IN. West edge of Butler, IN to CR 61; then north to auction site.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 24, 2013 AT 9 AM Website at: • E-mail:

• ANTIQUES • FURNITURE • GLASSWARE • TOOLS • COMPUTER ACCESSORIES ANTIQUES-FURNITURE-GLASSWARE: There are many computer accessories still in the boxes; wicker chair; wicker magazine rack; oak dresser w/mirror; chest; night stand; coffee table; sofa; sofa sleeper; corner hutch; oak wall mirror; recliner; knick-knack shelf; freezer; portable dishwasher; dropleaf end table; blanket chest; ofďŹ ce chair; computer desk; printer stand; portable gas stove; oil lamps; lamps; dining table; miniature sled; rocking horse; library table; mirrored coat rack; Roseville pieces; green Depression; cut glass dishes; vases; Hull pieces; decanters; candy dishes; stemware; Pyrex baking dishes; wall clock; Secis cherry wall clock; 2-3-4-6 gal. crocks; at irons; cast iron trinkets & skillets; handwash boards; bird cage; wood ďŹ le cabinet; metal ďŹ le cabinet; Fan; step stool; baskets; radio; ornaments; arrangements; pictures; tablecloths; linens; pillows; ďŹ gurines; Hoover sweeper; Hoover shampooer; DVDs; kitchen utensils; pots and pans; several Cherished Teddies; teddy bears; treadmill; ski machine; Spiderman bike; Jiffy gas auger. TOOLS & MISC. Boxes of new tools; wood carpenter chest; shelves; long sawhorse; Coleman smoker; extension cords; gas cans; brooms; shovels; clippings cart; ďŹ shing tackle; DeWalt drill bits; DeWalt cordless drill; DeWalt miter saw #706; DeWalt 18V drill; DeWalt stand; Redwood tool cabinet; step ladders; meat saw; Ridgid planer; Craftsman vac; cat carrier; coolers; pump sprayer; oil cans; oil cleaners; saw clamps; plumbing supplies; caulking & gun; nuts and bolts; cable snake; oor jacks; Rikon ban saw; Ridgid saw cart; Ridgid table saw w/wings; Delta chisel; roller cabinet; wood chisels; drill bit set; shop desk; scrap steel; 5 wood planes; misc. electrical; folding table; Quartz work light; squares and gauges; saw blades; wood chisel set; PVC cutter; staples; trowels; hand saws; chainsaw parts; misc. hardware; jack stands; rope; tile cutter; sanding belts; tool chest liners; sander; Milwaukee chop saw; 2-wheel cart; Black mover; wood workbench; copper pipe; LP grill tank; misc. hand tools; hand torch tote; hydraulic jack; Work mate; buck saw; car ramps; battery charger; lawn seeder; yard trailer; lawn spreader; gas grill; B&D hedge trimmers; and many, many miscellaneous items too numerous to mention. TERMS: Cash/Good Check / Not Responsible for Accidents or Items After Sold. Lunch Available.



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Hamilton, IN • (260) 488-2813


Auctioneers: Duane Oberlin #AU01004908, Don Oberlin #AU10600017






































Located 11.5 miles east of LaGrange, IN on US 20 to CR 1150 E or approx. 8 miles west of I-69 on US 20 to CR 1150 E, then south 2-3/4 miles to CR 275 S, then east 1/10 mile. Address: 11600 E 275 S, LaGrange, IN 46761, on:










FRIDAY, AUGUST 23, 2013 BEGINNING at 4:00 p.m.





































HOME AT PUBLIC AUCTION LOCATION: 395 N. GRANT STREET, WATERLOO, IN. At US 6 across the street from Subway and Family Dollar Stores.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013 AT 5:30 PM Website at: • E-mail: Mr. Investor, don’t miss this property to be sold at public auction. Good location, corner lot across from Subway and Family Dollar. Here you will ďŹ nd a small bungalow w/attached garage, room enough for 1 or 2 persons and a small cabin. There are city water, sewage, natural gas, and stove and refrigerator remain. TERMS: 10% non-refundable deposit day of auction with balance due at closing. Title Insurance with Warranty Deed provided at closing. POSSESSION: Day of closing TAXES: Prorated to day of closing. CONDITIONS: Each buyer is responsible for conducting his or her own independent inspections and inquiries. Bidding is not conditional upon ďŹ nancing. Have your ďŹ nancing arrangements made so you are capable of closing within 10 days from completion of the title work. Real estate sold as is with all faults. AGENCY: Oberlin Real Estate and Auctioneers, Inc. and its representatives are exclusive agents for the seller. Conduct of the auction and increments of bidding are at the direction and discretion of Oberlin Real Estate and Auctioneers, Inc. Announcements made day of auction take precedence over printed matter. No buyer’s premium charged. INSPECTION DATES: Be prepared ďŹ nancially to buy this property. Come to the preview on Sat., August 17th from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. for your viewing or you may call 260-488-2813 for information or private showing.


Hamilton, IN • (260) 488-2813


Auctioneers: Duane Oberlin #AU01004908, Don Oberlin #AU10600017

REAL ESTATE Real Estate: 2 acres with good metal 48’x96’ pole barn that is 75% cemented and has electric run to barn. Located in section 1, Milford Township, LaGrange County Terms on real estate: $4,000 down night of the auction and balance at closing. Taxes: to be prorated. Possession: At closing.

LATE MODEL EXCAVATORS • SKIDLOADERS ATTACHMENTS • BACKHOES • TRUCKS • TRAILERS WILL SELL AFTER 6:00 2009 Hyundai Rolex 180LC-7 with 604 hours, 42â€? bucket, N50210220 28â€? pads 9’8â€?; 2008 Hyundai Rolex 160LC-3 with 1,874 hours, 36â€? bucket 8’6â€?; FMC Link Belt 18-ton wheel crane, 4 wheel drive & steer with 60’ boom with 20’ jib; Ford 655A backhoe ext. hoe, enclosed cab diesel; Ford 4500 backhoe with new tires, 3-cylinder diesel; NH 160 skid loader with 2,400 hours, front aux. hydra; New Holland 160 skidsteer for parts; NH533 skidsteer with Kubota diesel & 6’ bucket; Kelley B 750 backhoe attachments; Bradco 635 skidsteer trencher; FFC hydra soil preparator for skidsteer; two 6’ skidloader buckets; pallet forks and skid steer; 1998 IH 4700 DT466E 16’ landscape bed with 250K miles, rear tires 90%; 12’ construction trailer with racking inside; 14’ tandem-axle construction trailer; 16’ skidloader trailer; Petibone 3/4-yard drag line bucket; 1/2-yard clam bucket; Crane concrete bucket; Insley 1-yard excavator bucket in very good condition; 6’ grader box; 500-gallon poly tank; truck & trailer tires; skidloader tires; 3-pt PTO auger; sailboat & sail SEWER LINE PIPE & FITTINGS • PIPE & TUBING FITTINGS Various sizes & lengths of PVC, CPVC, SS, steel, galvanized pipe & conduit; assorted pipe clamps; 3â€?-12â€? PVC pressure pipe; 4â€?-18â€? schedule 35 pipe; 4â€? drainage pipe; 3â€?-18â€? ductile pipe; AWWA gate valves; 6â€? & 10â€? anges; 2â€?-12â€? buttery valves; 4â€?-12â€? MJ ďŹ ttings; 4â€?-12â€? ange ďŹ ttings; elbows; 4â€?-8â€? stainless steel repair clamps; 10â€? MJ AWWA gate valve; test plugs; 4’ diameter manhole cones; test balls & plugs; assorted suction & discharge pipes & hoses; 12â€? & 16â€? ow meters; 10â€? ange expansion joints; unistruts; pipe vise; MJ glands & gaskets; restrainer glands; 4â€?-16â€? uniange; 4â€?-24â€? red rubber, full face ange gaskets; assorted pipe ďŹ ttings: plastic, brass & steel; 6â€? ange material ďŹ ber; well pumps; pressure plugs; brass & plastic valves; link seals; copper sweat ďŹ ttings; 1/4â€?-1â€? SS concrete stud; assorted 3/8â€?-

1-1/4â€? ange bolts; T-bolts; stainless steel L anchors; several tapping saddles; cast-iron & stainless steel bolts; copper & plastic tubing; tubing cutters & benders; National pipe thread are & compression assortment in rack, 1/8â€?-1â€?; CONCRETE FORMS 10,000 sq. ft. Universal forms, 12â€?-2’ widths, 2’-6’ lengths; CONCRETE TOOLS AND RELATED EQUIPMENT Concrete boring machine with 4â€?-12â€? diamond bit; concrete vibrator; 2 gas-powered screed machines; two 48â€? bull oats; 2 new screed holders; aluminum concrete rakes; rolls of ďŹ lter fabric; large assortment of bridge brackets; cast-iron adjustable wall extension bracket; adjustable braces for concrete walls; spandle beams; 45mm poly sheeting, 16’ long; HD ďŹ lter fabric; rolls of visqueen; cold tar epoxy; concrete waterproofer; mortar mixer; concrete hopper; Stihl concrete saw; Honda trash pumps; Hilti 60# electric jackhammer; 15 sections of scaffolding; concrete blankets; aluminum scaffold planks; 11,000# rebar, #3-#9; several lengths of planking; oak timbers & planks; 8-hp 4â€? trash pump; choker cables; small gas-powered chipper; 8-hp trash pump; gas log splitter; electric hydrostatic pressure washer used for a testing pump; walking plate compactor; torch set & tanks; Poulan Pro automatic lawn tractor; Craftsman mower; Roto-Hoe front-tine tiller; seed fertilizer spreaders; SHOP TOOLS • LOTS OF MISCELLANEOUS JOB SITE & SHOP SUPPLIES Plasma cutter; electric heater; drill press; bench grinder; banding machine; Delta metal band saw; angle grinder; magnetic block heater; measuring wheel; pry bars; Kawasaki tool set; Bosch hammer & drills; rotary line laser; air hoses; extension cords; jigsaws; sanders; assorted drills & air guns; Nova airless parts sprayer; Dewalt chop saws; chains, hooks & shackles; pegboard hooks; pipe threader; safety equipment; several transits; assorted hand tools; chain wrench; pipe taps; assorted tools from several toolboxes; several portable air compressions; bench vise; electric rigid hand-held 1-1/2â€?-2â€? threader; valve wrench; Milwaukee cutoff saw; railroad jacks; shovels & post hole diggers; pipe wrenches; drill bits; torque wrench; 3/4â€?-1â€? socket set; drills & taps; ram set; Yale 1/2-ton to 2-1/2-ton chain falls; hydra cable & chain cutter; all kinds of bolts & accessories; miscellaneous new steel & threaded rod; shop sink; kerosene & LP heaters; shop vacs; Elkay drinking fountain; 20# LP tanks; farm oils; hydrotex oils; oil pumps; safety cones; I-beam trolley; spools of 5/8â€? cable; aluminum door thresholds; joist hanger; aluminum hatches & louvers; door stops; electric wired ďŹ ttings; various pipe clamps; electrical wire; assorted electrical boxes & disconnects; various aluminum ladders; roof jacks; more items too numerous to mention. Terms: Cash, Good Check or Credit Card • Not Responsible for Accidents

After being in the heavy & industrial excavating business for 45 years the Brudneys have decided to retire and are selling equipment and supplies

W.G. Brudney & Mike Brudney, owners 10200 E 275 S, LaGrange, IN 45761 • 260-367-1370

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