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WWII veteran honored for 75 years of American Legion membership

As he was being recognized for 75 years of membership in the American Legion Post 149 in Morristown, Dave Schmidtke shared memories of steak fries and marching at President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s funeral. Schmidtke was presented with a plaque from the American Legion at a ceremony held on Friday at New Perspective Senior Living in Faribault, where he now resides with his wife of 72 years, Lila Schmidtke. The last...
FARIBAULT, MN
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Oldenburg wins Girls Tennis Regional; Greensburg presents awards

They couldn’t play outside Wednesday. They couldn’t play outside Thursday. They weren’t going to play outside Friday, so why not play indoors?. The twice postponed Richmond Girls Tennis Regional Championship was moved to an indoor facility in Ohio Friday. Oldenburg defeated Franklin County 5-0 to capture the title.
OLDENBURG, IN
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Greenwood baseball wins fourth straight District III title

FREDERICKSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — The Greenwood WIldcats are District III Class 1A baseball champions for the fourth consecutive time. Greenwood defeated Halifax 3-1 on Thursday, May 28 to capture the title at Earl Wenger Field. This was the third straight meeting of Greenwood and Halifax in the district finals. In 2022, Greenwood met Halifax twice […]
HALIFAX, PA
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Beech Grove mayor calls for change after Texas school shooting

BEECH GROVE, Ind. (WISH) — Dennis Buckley, the mayor of Beech Grove, wants people to press their lawmakers to take action following Tuesday’s shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. In a statement released Thursday, Buckley asked the public to hold elected officials accountable for what he...
BEECH GROVE, IN
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Leising visits Greensburg Honda plant

GREENSBURG, IN — State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) paid a visit to the Honda Manufacturing of Indiana plant in Greensburg this week. Leising met with plant leads Shuji Onizawa, Lawrence Geise, and Roxanna Metz, as well as Greensburg Mayor Joshua Marsh and Greensburg/Decatur County Economic Development Director Bryan Robbins.
GREENSBURG, IN
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Indiana man convicted in neighbor’s slaying faces civil suit

RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) — An eastern Indiana man convicted of fatally shooting a neighbor while the property line between their homes was being surveyed is facing a wrongful death lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed last week in Wayne County by KC Allen Simpson’s mother against 78-year-old Billy Wilson Sr....
WAYNE COUNTY, IN
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SISTER JANE MCCONNELL, OSF NOW RESTING IN GOD

It is with deep sadness we share the news of the passing of Sister Jane McConnell, OSF, who ended her earthly journey on Monday, May 23. As she peacefully passed into the loving arms of her Savior, she was surrounded by the Sisters from her religious order, the Sisters of St. Francis in Oldenburg. Sincere condolences are extended to her family, friends, and fellow associates.
EVANSVILLE, IN
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Local Sports Report - May 27, 2022

Oldenburg Academy's girls tennis team wins the regional. Class 4A Sectional 14 at Bloomington South - Semifinals. Bloomington South 12, East Central 2 - The Trojans end the season with a record of 17-8. Bloomington South will play Columbus East for the sectional title. GIRLS TENNIS. Regional Championship at Richmond.
OLDENBURG, IN

Heartbreak in hurdles — times two. Lawrence Central track regional features wild finishes.

INDIANAPOLIS -- The two hurdles finals Thursday night at the Lawrence Central track and field boys regional were as heartbreaking as they were thrilling. In the 110-meter hurdles, Lawrence North senior James Vaden Jr., after running a personal record 14.48 seconds in the best time of prelims, was leading by a wide margin in the finals when he clipped his back foot on the second-to-last hurdle. He was unable to balance himself before running into the last hurdle and somersaulted into the finish line in eighth.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN
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USI Softball Falls To Rogers State In NCAA Championship Opener

DENVER, Colo.—University of Southern Indiana Softball suffered a 7-2 setback to No. 4 Rogers State University in the opening round of the NCAA Division II Softball Championship Thursday afternoon. Rogers State (54-10) scored in the top of the second inning to take a 1-0 lead, while a three-run home...
EVANSVILLE, IN
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