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Maumee United Methodist Church Welcomes New Lead Pastor

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Pastor Barry Burns believes in love. More importantly, he believes that Christians should extend love and support to friends and neighbors every day – even those with whom we may be at odds. “We are far better together than we are apart,” he said. “Our …

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Northwestern Mutual Donates To Fight Childhood Cancer

Wearing a red T-shirt festooned with lemons, Mike Morgan looked at the crowd gathered on the putting green and urged them to give generously. “By the time we’re done here today, we’ll raise $30,000,” said Morgan, a financial advisor for Northwestern Mutual of Toledo. As part of the Northwestern Mutual …

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Local Boy Scout Rises To Rank Of Eagle Scout

Blake Reynolds of Maumee has earned the rank of Eagle Scout, which is the highest honor awarded in Boy Scouts of America. For 11 years, Blake was a member of Pack and Troop 103 of Maumee St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Throughout Scouting he has taken part in many activities, earning …

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New Mountain Biking Club Builds Character In Kids

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Like most 12-year-olds, Gaby Erickson has been riding a bike since she was in grade school, though mostly just around her neighborhood and on paved trails. Since joining the Black Swamp Riders, Gaby is now traversing dirt paths through the woods and hills at Ottawa Park …

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Cleanup Along River Planned In Honor Of Tim Buchanan

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Tim Buchanan loved spending time in and around the Maumee River, and he did everything he could to help others feel the same. The 42-year-old Maumee man owned River Lures Kayak Adventures in Grand Rapids and devoted himself to getting people out on the river. …

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