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Matt Wheeler

A father/son team have snagged the title of anglers of the year for the 2016 Bass Series. Through the six qualifying events, Steve and Matt Wheeler have proved to everyone that they are consistently the best. The dynamic duo finished with 158 of a possible 180 points! Congratulations to Steve and Matt and to all other anglers […]

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Last weekend, I headed out to the Shaker Trace Trail at Miami Whitewater Forest to get some photos of my favorite prairie flower that’s currently in bloom: royal catchfly. Around the 4-mile marker, I thought I hit the jackpot. I snapped pictures of different types of coneflower, milkweed and wild bergamot…but no royal catchfly. Riding […]

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The Winton Woods harbor area recently received a significant upgrade: a new set of steps near the boathouse that make it easier for people to get to the lake. This upgrade wouldn’t have happened without the planning and leadership of 17-year-old scout Zachary Jones and the assistance and enthusiasm of many members of Great Parks. […]

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