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Posted June 05, 2019in At Home With

Home sweet home

Contributing to the community has made this couple grow to love it even more. In 2013, Matt and Alaina Blake married and began the home-buying process. Top priorities included a [...]

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Posted May 01, 2019in At Home With

Caught in the middle

As mayor, Roberts saw the benefits of, and resistance to, development. Laughing comes easily to Mary Ann Roberts, but don’t let the diminutive, white-haired 80-something-year-old fool you. She is a [...]

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Posted March 06, 2019in At Home With

Whimsy and real people co-exist on 47th Street

Fox family perfects the art of balance. The pig planted atop the windmill in the front yard gives you a hint of the fun and fantasy you’ll find within Meggan [...]

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Posted February 06, 2019in At Home With

Little cabin on wheels

After a guest fell through the floor, this repurposing project became something special. Construction projects are nothing new for George Risius. The 63-year-old has been a do-it-yourselfer for most of [...]

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Posted December 05, 2018in At Home With

Tiny homes. Big hopes.

Open house educates the public about new housing efforts. Hope is on the horizon for people without a home. And it is arriving just in time for the holiday season. [...]

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Posted October 31, 2018in At Home With

Hauders enjoy Altoona

Empty-nesters order “right-sized” home Becky and Mark Hauder moved into the home they had designed and built on 35th St. S.W. in Altoona. They are excited to start their life [...]

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Posted October 03, 2018in At Home With

Wonderlich home was a kit house

Sears Roebuck connection found as demolition starts. Bill and Jane Wonderlich found interesting evidence the two-story farmhouse bungalow they started to demolish was a Sears Roebuck kit house. Bill found [...]

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Posted September 05, 2018in At Home With

Phenix Apartments to curate artistic growth

Valley Junction’s new apartments are move-in ready and cater to artists. Sometimes something that was once thought dead can find a second life. When Phenix Elementary was founded in 1939, [...]

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Posted August 01, 2018in At Home With

Urban stewards of the land

Berg says reducing runoff and erosion is “the right thing to do.” For many urban residents, thoughts of rain center around how often the lawn needs to be mowed and [...]

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Posted June 06, 2018in At Home With

Home is where the history is

Remodel spans three decades and turns up 26 rare books inside a plaster wall One-hundred-year-old secrets were discovered within the walls of one Sherman Hill residence, but the remodeling project [...]

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