Saturday Features

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  • Puttin' on the Folk

    Dave Weatherwax
    September 20, 2014
    The Ferdinand Folk Festival is a one-day event that spans nine hours. Planning for the popular music-based party takes far longer.
  • Together at the Track

    Dave Weatherwax
    September 13, 2014
    All five members of the Bayer family spend from April through October smothered in work generated by the two race tracks they lease. It’s not easy. But they feel the need for speed.
  • Woodstock Every Summer

    Dave Weatherwax
    September 6, 2014
    Andy and Cheryl Verkamp have hosted a gathering on their property for 20 years. Visitors to Kyana Woodstock embrace the celebration of music, family, friendship and peace.
  • Hidden Treasure

    Dave Weatherwax
    August 30, 2014
    Holland lake is peaceful, scenic and appreciated. To many, it’s worth a visit.
  • Life Is Still Good

    Dave Weatherwax
    August 23, 2014
    Muscular dystrophy limits Allan Gessner’s mobility but not his mood. He has a life to live.
  • Recipe For Reunion

    Dave Weatherwax
    August 16, 2014
    Bob and Jason Ahlemeier were apart for nearly 25 years. In a relationship rekindled last fall, the father and son are operating a Huntingburg café and using the work to help rebuild their family bond.
  • Love & Loss On The Lanes

    Dave Weatherwax
    August 9, 2014
    Craig Lemond balances his love of bowling with being a father, husband and business owner. it’s led to heartbreak, redemption and, finally, satisfaction.
  • Fiddling on Stage

    Dave Weatherwax
    August 2, 2014
    Longtime Actors Community Theater member Beth Seidl has fun no matter the role.
  • Humming A New Tune

    Dave Weatherwax
    July 26, 2014
    When Casey Thayer became too old to attend high school, it was time for another change. Her parents helped their autistic daughter move across the county to an assisted living facility in Jasper.
  • A Week to Remember

    Dave Weatherwax
    July 19, 2014
    I received several curious, strange, horrified and surprised looks this week when I said these words: “This is actually my first 4-H Fair.”
  • The Dairy Days

    Dave Weatherwax
    July 12, 2014
    The number of dairy farms in Dubois County has fallen to the single digits. More and more, fewer and fewer young people seek a future in agriculture. The Schwoeppe family has one son tied to the family tradition and another who plans to seek a career outside the milking parlor.
  • The Dugout Life

    Dave Weatherwax
    July 5, 2014
    The Little League field in Huntingburg has been around since 1957. The dugouts have given hundreds of players a place to settle nerves, spit sunflower seeds, befriend strangers, high-five teammates and formulate strategy. A few innings at a time, it’s where the boys of summer are at home.
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