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Maumee River Water Trail Guides Paddlers With Maps, Signs

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Herb Delventhal didn’t kayak until 2000, but has boated, skated and waded the Maumee River for most of his 89 years. And while the longtime Waterville resident now lives in Defiance, he returned on May 16 to Farnsworth Metropark for the dedication of the Maumee River …

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Fallen Timbers Battlefield Walk Marks 223rd Anniversary

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Wearing wool garments, a white wig and a tricorn hat, Gen. Anthony Wayne retreated to the shade with his young assistant, William Henry Harrison, as the thermometer pushed into the mid-80s. “How long until they arrive?” Wayne asked, not of reinforcements, supplies or …

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Maumee Summer Fair Marks 40-Year Milestone

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — One of Maumee’s most celebrated traditions began in 1977, when a group of local business owners decided to hold a summer festival. The previous year, the group had formed the Uptown Business Associa-tion and selected the third weekend in August to hold the …

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World War II Army Veteran Receives French Medal Of Honor

World War II veteran Donald Foulk recently received the French Legion of Honor medal for his service in the United States Army. Vincent Floreani, the consul general of France in Chicago, presented the award on June 8 during a special ceremony at Genacross Lutheran Services in Holland. “It’s a great …

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