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They say a picture’s worth a thousand words, but local Vietnam Veteran Archie Lintz has held onto a photo he took on Independence Day 1970 at Quang Tri Combat Base that has been dubbed a ‘snapshot of the U.S.A.’

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The Miami County Museum will soon be offering a new exhibit featuring the history of Peru’s Square D plant. But first they are asking for a little help from those who worked there over the years.

Peru’s Fourth of July celebration at Maconaquah park is set to happen as scheduled on Saturday despite indications of an uptick in COVID-19 cases around the state.

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Despite cancellation of several of the area’s public fireworks shows this year, people still plan to look to the night sky to celebrate the Fourth of July.

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As Grissom Air Reserve Base begins to resume activities amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the 434th Aerospace Medical Squadron is taking steps to promote Airman health and safety.

The Town of Andrews is asking Raytheon Technologies Corporation to take immediate steps to remove dangerous chemicals from the town’s drinking water.

The Miami County Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with a regional bank to bolster local businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In the wake of a world-wide pandemic and after hunkering down for the last couple months, it feels great to finally be back out and about again. Thankfully, for once, summer has cooperated and arrived for the season. In light of the pandemic, a sudden spike in at-home gardeners has been noti…

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The Circus Hall of Fame reopens to the public today after months of being closed in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

There’s nothing like a 75-foot tornado of fire coming from a fuel tanker truck to make an incident commander look for mutual aid options.

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Visitors to Grissom Air Museum on Saturday will have an opportunity to meet and speak with a a Navy fighter pilot.

CONVERSE — Finding the right person to replace retired Oak Hill girls’ basketball coach Todd Law promised to be a challenging endeavor from the start.

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WASHINGTON -- The solution to the problem of Confederate memorials is simple: Tear them down, all of them. If a few must be left standing for practical reasons -- the gigantic carvings on Stone Mountain outside Atlanta come to mind -- authorities should allow them to be appropriately defaced…

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After months of delays, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs on Wednesday announced the location of the area’s new clinic.

Despite broad cancellations of regular summer events across the city because of the coronavirus pandemic, one event is still set to happen this weekend.

As the number of confirmed coronavirus cases continue to climb, officials are putting out the word that testing is widely available.

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Area children got a rare opportunity to communicate with those beyond the horizon this past weekend as they and others participated in a nationwide amateur radio Kids Day event.

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An 18-year-old Converse woman is brain dead following an accident Saturday near the intersection of Fourth Street and Butler Avenue in Marion.

For the second time this month a group of protesters on Saturday gathered on the steps of the Miami County courthouse to protest police brutality and violence.

The Peru Police Department is putting a recently received grant to use to increase patrols targeting distracted driving.

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A series of local events to celebrate the centennial of the Women’s Suffrage Movement will continue, though the coronavirus pandemic has forced some changes, and maybe even brought a few improvements to the effort.

After a months-long closure because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Miami County Museum is set to open its doors to the public in time for one of its busiest seasons of the year.

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Forty-one years is a long time.

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management and the Indiana Board of Animal Health are again warning Hoosiers about the dangers of blue-green algae blooms in lakes and reservoirs as temperatures get warmer.

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Residents and followers on Facebook may have noticed several police chases involving the Peru Police Department last week. The incidents weren’t indicative of a recent crime spree, though. Instead they were part of an annual fundraising effort designed to bring in money for various police programs.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 continue trending upward and the total count saw a small acceleration in recent days, but the local health official says there are still no identified hot spots in Miami County.

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To help keep residents informed during the ongoing health emergency, this section is continuing to evolve.

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The beginning of 2020 hasn’t been typical for farmers, but a few weeks of warm, sunny weather is helping improve local morale amid trade and financial uncertainty.

Organizers have again called off a Saturday farmers’ market in downtown Peru as word spreads that another protest against police brutality is being planned for the weekend.

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Patrons were back at the bar Monday at Peru’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2067 after a long dry spell caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Protests against police brutality and racism spread through the region last week just as they have across much of the rest of the country following the May 25 killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers.