Cincinnati and Netanya, Israel, teachers gather at the memorial to Janus Korczak at the site of the Treblinka extermination camp, Poland, where he perished with the 200 Jewish children from his orphanage in Warsaw. SDHS teacher Rick Zimmerman is in the ball cap.

People will ask South Dearborn High School English teacher Rick Zimmerman why he is interested in learning so much about the Holocaust.

There was so much tragedy. In many ways it brought out the worst in people.

But in other ways, it brought out the best, said Zimmerman.

Mike Blevins

Six veterans will be honored for their service during the 2016 Aurora Farmers Fair. Presentations will be made starting at 6 p.m. on Stage 1 Thursday, Sept. 29, in Downtown Aurora.

The Duenhoft family agrees the road to full recovery will be a long one, but are certain Brett Duenhoft will regain use of his legs. Behind Brett, from left: Grandma Sue Duenhoft, girlfriend Cheyenne Winters, and mom Carissa Harrell.

Brett Duenhoft doesn’t talk much, but behind his bright brown eyes and broad smile it is easy to tell his mind is active, and he knows he will not be in a power chair for the remainder of his life.

Cincinnati and Netanya, Israel, teachers gather at the memorial to Janus Korczak at the site of the Treblinka extermination camp, Poland, where he perished with the 200 Jewish children from his orphanage in Warsaw. SDHS teacher Rick Zimmerman is in the ball cap.
East Central junior Abby Bittner finished third individually in Saturday's EIAC Cross Country Championships at Greensburg in a time of 20:15.
Lawrenceburg defenders - including Sam Tibbetts (53), Hunter Privett (43) and Noah Boyd (67) - swarm Batesville ball carrier Brett Williamson (20) in Friday's 38-6 EIAC Class 3A football victory. Tigers held the Bulldogs to a net -2 yards rushing for the night.
Gracie Murray, South Dearborn senior striker, keeps her eye on the ball as she shoots at the goal from the left wing in the Lady Knights' 3-1 win over No. 15 Oldenburg Academy Thursday night at Aurora.
Mike Blevins
The Duenhoft family agrees the road to full recovery will be a long one, but are certain Brett Duenhoft will regain use of his legs. Behind Brett, from left: Grandma Sue Duenhoft, girlfriend Cheyenne Winters, and mom Carissa Harrell.

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At the Belfer National Conference for Educators, Museum teachers and scholars share rationales, strategies, and approaches for teaching about the Holocaust.

Obituaries

Norma J. Rhodus Grubbs McIntyre, 77, of Aurora, passed away Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, surrounded by family.