Saturday Features

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  • 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.
  • Business is Soaring

    Dave Weatherwax
    June 28, 2014
    The Huntingburg Airport is a one-runway facility where size belies business. Its economic impact on Dubois County is $8.7 million each year, and activity continually reaches new heights.
  • Her Dale

    Dave Weatherwax
    June 21, 2014
    Dale Payne could be doing plenty of other things well within his comfort zone. But four years ago, with his own children well beyond their toddler years, he began caring for a girl named Kiera Volz. Now, the 50-something Dale and 6-year-old Kiera share a bond that is both unique and sweet.
  • Karnival for Kids

    Justin Rumbach
    June 14, 2014
    The popular Kiwanis Kiddie Karnival has always been for kids. But not everyone knows that it was started by kids 66 years ago to raise money for Memorial Hospital.
  • Caring Clowns

    Dave Weatherwax
    June 7, 2014
    They go by Giggles, Bubbles, Tootie and Pepperment Patty and they’re up for laughs. The Red Nose Society lends big red noses, outrageous makeup and cheesy jokes to residents who could use some levity.
  • Where Have I Seen That? (U.S. 231 Edition)

    Justin Rumbach
    May 31, 2014
    The Herald’s annual photo scavenger hunt is back and this year’s clues are all visible from U.S. 231 in Dubois County. Guess them all correctly and you will have the chance to win Holiday World tickets.
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