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Upcoming garden shows to inspire you

Posted on Feb 23, 2023 in Features

Whether you’re a gardening novice or a seasoned green thumb, you’ll be sure to find inspiring ideas at these local area garden shows. These events are just a sampling of the exciting affairs that you can anticipate. March 11-19 | Indiana Flower + Patio Show Indianapolis — Indiana State Fairgrounds.Monday-Wednesday: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Thursday-Saturday:10 a.m.-8… Continue reading.

Meet the team: Holly Huffman

Posted on Feb 23, 2023 in From the Editor

By Stephanie Groves I’m new to the Indiana Connection team, so I recently met everyone on staff who works to produce the magazine each month — and I thought you might enjoy getting to know a bit about them, too. Over the next few issues, you’ll learn more about each person, their role and why… Continue reading.

Back to the farm

Posted on Feb 22, 2023 in Features

By Richard G. Biever A wintry wind blustered around the big red-sided barn at WonderTree Farm, just north of Zionsville. Inside, Hunter Smith pulled another wedge from a neatly stacked cord of firewood and deposited it into a pot-bellied stove. The 105-year-old restored relic is the newest addition to the farm’s store. Set in a… Continue reading.

Professional Progression: Pete Byrum

Posted on Feb 22, 2023 in Profile

After high school and college, Pete Byrum worked a couple of jobs, but no job felt like a permanent “home” until he took a position just beyond his high school’s front doors at his hometown electric cooperative. It was a place his dad had encouraged him to look into since high school. At age 28,… Continue reading.

County Profile: Wabash County

Posted on Feb 22, 2023 in County

Wabash County is named after Indiana’s famed “official” river, the Wabash. The river flows through the heart of the county and the city of Wabash, the county’s seat.  While the Wabash River has its place in Indiana culture and history, the county and city have had their share of the limelight. One instance came on… Continue reading.

Three Rs for adult getaways

Posted on Jan 28, 2023 in Travel

Valentine’s Day falls perfectly between the year-end holidays and spring break, which is usually still a month or so away. In the deadest of winter, Valentine’s Day is a shining moment that gives everyone from harried parents to budding couples a chance for some rest and romantic relaxation. Whether you live in the northern or… Continue reading.

Get organized with these clever hacks

Posted on Jan 28, 2023 in Features

Cluttered countertops and overflowing cabinet drawers can put a damper on your home, so it’s worth taking the time to find organizational solutions that work. You can help streamline your space and keep everything you need in easy reach with these simple tips. Plus, think of all the time you’ll save once you no longer… Continue reading.

Energy-saving ideas for your home

Posted on Jan 28, 2023 in Features, Heartland REMC

Small steps can add up to significant reductions in electricity use — which will also help you save on your electric bill. These five ideas are simple to implement but will lead to energy conservation and cost reduction down the line. Switch to LED lighting Traditional incandescent bulbs consume a good deal of electricity and… Continue reading.

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