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They are hands on, skilled and typically passionate about their work.

June 24, 2018 1:00 am


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Providing patients a future

Angie Reimer works with patients whose lives have been turned upside down by brain injuries.

June 24, 2018 1:00 am


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Bringing sparkle and smiles

If it's possible to have a love affair with a job, it seems Sefica Muslic has found the secret.

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Wayne's constant 'sunshine'

It only takes a few minutes in the Wayne High School office to understand Venus Bush is more than a secretary.

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Seeing Warriors as customers

It's busy inside Mike Townsley's office at Indiana Tech's Warrior Field House.

June 24, 2018 1:00 am


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Nurse brings doctor visits into digital age

The thought of nurses working in a hospital often leads to mental images of them wearing scrubs going about their daily rounds, caring...

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Keeping track of your vital records

For most individuals who are born or die in Allen County, chances are their names cross Kristi Gephart's desk.

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Leaders backbone of Lutheran, Parkview

Northeast Indiana has a host of health care providers, but two of the most prominent based on hospitals, other locations and services...

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Willing to lend a helping hand

Geraldine Key – along with her staff – is tasked with keeping it clean and tidy at Bethlehem Woods Nursing &...

June 24, 2018 1:00 am


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Awarded for work at Byron center

It's one thing when peers and staff recognize your efforts.

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Liaison ensures workers' comp running smoothly

As Allasyn Benjamin describes her job duties, it is suggested that she is responsible for making the trains run on time. But instead of...

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Wellness at region's workplaces her goal

Komets fans remember Reggie Primeau as one of the local hockey team's all-time greatest players.

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Cast technician is all wrapped up in his work

Danny Corpuz always wanted to be in the military or law enforcement when he was growing up.

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Education chiefs throughout area

Here's a list of some of the top leaders for several area school districts, colleges and universities in Fort Wayne, based on...

June 24, 2018 1:00 am


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Local districts honor top teachers

Allen County school districts typically recognize their top educators with Teacher of the Year awards. 

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Attendance secretary is there for kids

Kim Watkins' title is attendance secretary, but she's put her own stamp on the job she does at Northwest Allen County Schools' Carroll...

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Angola hospital IT employee fills crucial role

ANGOLA – Edgar Campos was a teen when he decided on a career in the technology field.

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At Trine, director helps students win

Debbie McHenry has quite a lengthy title to describe her role at Trine University in Angola.

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SACS technician keeps computers working

When Jarod Leeson gets to the office every morning, a stack of laptops wait to be diagnosed.

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Myanmar native translates for EACS

Omar Thu hasn't been around East Allen County Schools long but already has made a big impact.

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Helping new IPFW students get adjusted

It happens quite often that during IPFW registration, Stephany Alarcon spies a future student accompanied by a supportive parent who...

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Adviser at Ivy Tech 'sees the whole student'

When it comes to helping college students in need, Felicia Henry-Nailon can relate.

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Maintaining Saint Francis' facilities a key position

Officially, Ramon DeMond is a maintenance technician at the University of Saint Francis, but it didn't take him long to earn an informal...

June 24, 2018 1:00 am


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About this section

A community is more than just a place where people live.

June 10, 2018 1:00 am


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Neighborhood leadership

Jesse Jackson knows his neighborhood, Continental Park, down to the brick entrance pillars. He knocked all 10 down with a...

June 10, 2018 1:00 am


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Fantastic food options

Fort Wayne has long been considered a city of restaurants just as much as it has been considered a city of churches.

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Charitable work gets their motors running

On a Saturday morning in early May, close to a dozen motorcycles are parked outside of Cosmos House of Pancakes on Fort Wayne's north...

June 10, 2018 1:00 am


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City, area happy with trails

With more than 100 miles of paved bike paths, the trail system that runs through Fort Wayne and surrounding areas has turned into a...

June 10, 2018 1:00 am


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Old Fort continues to keep history alive

In the 1700s and 1800s, forts in Fort Wayne were used as military posts to protect settlers from the Native American...

June 10, 2018 1:00 am


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Festivals bring new events, old memories

Jack Hammer built a life around – and in – festivals in Fort Wayne.

June 10, 2018 1:00 am


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Strange calls a part of job

Working at the Whitley County Visitors Center, Carol Flowers is used to responding to requests for phone books and maps.

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Summer events bring an influx of visitors

In northeast Indiana, residents don't need to travel far to find unique and exciting places to visit.

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Area's state parks heat up in summer

Northeast Indiana residents have three state parks to wander – and each has its own character.

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Courthouses offer architectural beauty

Ask someone about historic landmarks in the area, and they'll probably mention the replica Old Fort, a covered bridge or maybe one of...

June 10, 2018 1:00 am


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Plassman Center boosts Turnstone's visibility

Over the last 75 years, Turnstone has gone through a lot of changes and growth. But the core values of the Fort Wayne facility...

June 10, 2018 1:00 am


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Walking tours allow exploration of city's gems

If you're planning on sticking around home this summer, then why not take the opportunity to explore Fort Wayne's communities and what...

June 10, 2018 1:00 am


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Local religious organizations a cut above

Last Christmas, Lewis A. King and his helpers gave away 300 laundry baskets filled with food and other necessities to Fort Wayne's needy...

June 10, 2018 1:00 am


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Quilting group's mission: Teaching, giving

Once upon a Johnny Appleseed Festival in 1998, Jacquei Seals stood at her post, handmade quilts and sewn items strewn about her unique...

June 10, 2018 1:00 am


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Volunteers boost parks' plant programs

Tweezers and tractors are the tools of the trade for plant volunteers with Fort Wayne parks.

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Community drives Waynedale turnaround

Tiered cakes with flowers made of icing and hand-piped details are on display in a large window of the brick storefront at 2610 Lower...

June 10, 2018 1:00 am


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Community facts

How much do you reflect your community? We rounded up a few facts about some area county seats. 

June 10, 2018 1:00 am