Fort Wayne resident Hajra Muratovic, along with her husband, Ismet; their son, Muradif; and daughter, Irma Sejdovic, left Bosnia 14 years ago looking for a better life.
Last year, Caroline Landon decided her children needed to learn how to run a business and earn some extra money for the family along the way. So, she opened up her home-based business, Landon House Bakery in Roanoke.
As customers come through the door of Jeremiah’s Brewed Awakenings coffee shop in Auburn, owner Jeremiah Otis greets each one by their first name.

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  • Market salesman donates profits to library
    Thom Johnston loves to make jellies and jams. Beginning in October, Johnston can be found at Fort Wayne’s Farmers Market at Parkview Field selling jams, jellies and sauerkraut under his brand, Dos Homos.
  • Area class gives pointers on campfire cooking
    A 20-year employee of Upper Wabash Interpretive Services near Andrews, Teresa Rody is no stranger to outdoor cooking classes – but she is hoping this year will be berry special.
  • Self-taught 'simple cook' works in vegetables
    Macy Augustus of South Whitley says one of her favorite hobbies is reading. She also enjoys cooking for her husband, Brent, and their four children, Vivian, 9, Sophie, 7, Nathan, 5, and Matthew, 2.