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Railcorp subsidiary Michigan Southern Railroad Co. has purchased the rail line formerly known as the Maumee & Western Railroad Corp. The newly acquired line will be operated as the Michigan Southern Railroad Co. d/b/a Napoleon, Defiance & Western Railway. The MSO will operate about 51 miles of track from Woodburn to Liberty Center, Ohio.

Indiana Physical Therapy has a new clinic in Huntington at 2916 Wal-Mart Drive. The clinic will offer outpatient physical therapy. IPT has grown to 10 locations, including five in Fort Wayne and one in Angola, Auburn, Bluffton, Huntington and New Haven.

One Lucky Guitar was named a winner in the 14th annual HOW Interactive Design Awards for an animation series executed for American Specialty Insurance. This competition, sponsored by HOW magazine, recognizes outstanding interactive creative produced by individuals and creative agencies from around the world.

Fetters Construction Inc. of Auburn was awarded the contract for the Parkview Noble Hospital Rehabilitation Center. Design Collaborative of Fort Wayne is the designer.

Goodwill was recently named one of “America’s 25 Most Inspiring Companies” by Forbes. This designation recognizes the work of the national Goodwill enterprise but also of its 165 independent, community-based Goodwill organizations, including Goodwill Industries of Northeast Indiana Inc.

Strebig Construction Inc. has negotiated the third-floor renovation to Parkview’s corporate offices.

Legal Chop Shop, 2532 Goshen Road in Fort Wayne, was inducted into the Indiana Department of Environmental Management’s Indiana Clean Yard – Gold Level environmental recognition program.

Evergreen Remodeling Inc., a Fort Wayne-based residential and commercial remodeling firm, received the 2012 Super Service Award from Angie’s List. This award is presented to only the top 5 percent of service companies, based on “A” ratings and customer reviews.

Apartment Association of Fort Wayne-NE Indiana announced nine new companies have joined the association. Regular members are Waynedale Village Apartments, Fort Wayne, managed by Waynedale Associates LLC; Top of the Hill Apartments, Angola, managed by NAI Harding Dahm; and Wildwood Place Apartments, Fort Wayne. Independent owners are Double SS Investments, Rentals & Duplexes in Fort Wayne and Huntington; Pearl Group Properties LLC, Fort Wayne; and Gerig Property Management, rentals in Fort Wayne and Auburn. Associate members are Richards Building Supply, Fort Wayne; Strahm Building Solutions, Fort Wayne; and Extinguisher Co. No. 1, Fort Wayne.

Franklin Electric marked the commercial launch of its artificial lift pumping solutions with significant orders from key global customers, including Exxaro, a South Africa-based mining group that provided several test sites for the product

Robert Feightner, principal attorney with the Feightner Law Firm, announced the publication of Fort Wayne Biz Lawyers Blog, The blog focuses on the needs and interests of small- to medium-sized business.