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    Take a stroll through Phil Springer’s Hire Technology workshop at North Side High School and you’ll see sandblasters, band saws, lathes and laser engravers. In this place, kids can get their hands dirty, and it’s OK.
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    Construction of a multipurpose facility at Concordia Lutheran church and elementary school was 20 years in the making.The new $2 million, 18,150-square-foot arena at 4245 Lake Ave.
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    Oscar Weitzman started working at Fort Wayne General Electric in 1904 when he was 13 years old, earning 7 1/2 cents an hour.
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CANstruction event nets 62,000 pounds

Students from 11 high schools built super-sized sculptures out of canned goods this month at Community Harvest Food Bank’s annual CANstruction event, raising 62,848 pounds of food to be donated to pantries.

Winning entries included: most cans/food items in structure, Blackhawk Christian School; most excess cans, Central Noble High School; best meal, Canterbury High School; best use of labels, New Haven High School; structural ingenuity, Northrop High School; juror’s favorite, Blackhawk Christian School; best use of theme, Canterbury High School and Blackhawk Christian School; first honorable mention, DeKalb High School; second honorable mention, Central Noble High School; people’s choice, Leo Junior/Senior High School.

A $1,000 scholarship was presented to the following seniors: Collin Hoagland, Leo; Paul Steele, North Side; Kelsey Wehr, DeKalb; and Keegan Holle, New Haven.

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