21Country

It Springs Eternal

Sometimes art is hard to figure out, hard to decipher what the artist is saying. Not so much here.

Among the corn and bean fields of Lagrange County is a gem, one that’s been part of 21 Country for a very long time.

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All Aboard!

They crisscrossed America for a hundred years, belching steam and smoke and building the country as they went.

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High Mileage

It wasn’t that long ago most folks rode the rails from city to city, even in town..the interurban, carrying people to work and to shop.

Missing Link

Designing a new car is a mix of old technology and new.

Just Hangin’

-The circus may be dying but all those great acts and beautiful moves will live on somewhere.

Wise Guy

In Auburn, Indiana’s Evergreen Cemetery there is a small reminder that big things can come from small places, large talents from small towns.

Bear Necessity

Fred and LuWana Perkins’s Steuben County home is a pretty little place not unlike others across 21 Country. With one little difference.

Field of Dreams

What starts out as a dream can become real with good intentions and generosity.

O, Pioneer

It’s the image that shocked the world then and shocks us now, two black teenagers, Abe Smith and Tom Shipp, dragged from a jail cell on August 7th 1930 and hanged on the lawn of the Grant County courthouse in Marion, Indiana for a crime they didn’t commit.

Past Present

Not many towns are reinventing themselves like Decatur, Indiana…new sidewalks and streets, public art on display downtown.

Dam Nuisance

It meanders through most of 21 Country, from Cedar Lake in northern Dekalb County to the St. Joseph River in Allen County.

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Portland
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Marion
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Record cold today, record cold tonight

Record cold today, record cold tonight

Today’s high of 25º makes it the coldest November 12th in Fort Wayne’s recorded history, going back to the early

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