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What you need to know before purchasing your Thanksgiving turkey

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Posted on Oct 26, 2020 in Features, Heartland REMC, Steuben County REMC

Whether purchasing a fresh or frozen turkey for that Thanksgiving dinner, consumers can be confident they are buying a quality product according to the National Turkey Federation. The decision of which to purchase is based on personal preference in price and convenience. Oven-ready fresh and frozen birds are tucked into snug, air- and water-resistant plastic… Continue reading.

Talk turkey — on the phone

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Posted on Oct 26, 2020 in Features, Heartland REMC

Ever find yourself sweating over an open oven door, staring at your Thanksgiving turkey, basting and basting again, wondering if it’s cooked just right or why the skin won’t bake to a beautiful golden brown? You’re not alone — and you don’t have to figure it out alone either. Butterball’s Turkey Talk line — 800-BUTTERBALL… Continue reading.

Turkey trivia

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Posted on Oct 26, 2020 in Features, Heartland REMC

Approximately 46 million turkeys will be eaten at Thanksgiving. The average weight of a turkey purchased for Thanksgiving is                        15 pounds. Many people report drowsiness after eating Thanksgiving dinner. While turkey often receives the blame, studies suggest that carbohydrate-rich meals may cause sleepiness by… Continue reading.

Career Profile: Motivated to Make a Difference

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Posted on Sep 27, 2020 in Profile

Top 3 responsibilities in a day Distribute Materials. Review the crew schedules and pick and load supplies based on the planned projects.  Inventory Control. Track supplies used and advise on purchases to ensure the correct inventory is on-hand. Test Equipment. Execute and document equipment testing, including transformers, other equipment and personal protective gear for the line… Continue reading.

Wintertime is coming

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Posted on Sep 26, 2020 in Pets

It may be only October, but if you look around, nature is beginning its preparation for winter. You’re probably thinking about winter, too: Planning to get the gutters cleaned, the furnaced checked, and the snowblower unburied from the shed and tuned up. You should also think about your pet’s needs before winter arrives. Winter can… Continue reading.

Sweet Memories

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Posted on Sep 26, 2020 in Features

A rare full moon — a blue one at that — will rise into the evening sky on Halloween this year. For the abnormal year that’s been 2020, why should we expect the annual celebration of the paranormal to be normal? Whether the pandemic and social distancing will affect traditional Halloween activities like door-to-door trick-or-treating, Haunted… Continue reading.

County Profile: Carroll County

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Posted on Sep 26, 2020 in County, General

In the very year Carroll County was founded — 1828 — the Indiana General Assembly accepted a federal grant for a massive project that would impact the county’s future, most notably its seat of Delphi, for the next 40 years. Its legacy remains a source of pride Delphi shares into present day. The project was… Continue reading.

Unleashing hope

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Posted on Aug 20, 2020 in Features

By Richard G. Biever Collin Kreiner was just 6 months old when doctors told his parents he had cerebral palsy. The condition affected the right side of his brain and left him with a partial paralysis. The diagnosis came after his parents had noticed Collin was not using his left hand. He kept it clenched… Continue reading.

County Profile: Henry County

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Posted on Aug 19, 2020 in County

An old biplane is parked on a basketball court in a relief sculpture representing Henry County (pictured on right). It’s part of the permanent 92 county artworks built into the Indiana State Museum in Indianapolis.  The basketball court for Henry County might be obvious: the New Castle High School gymnasium is among the largest high… Continue reading.

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