Sculptor Joe Bigley of Alfred, New York, center, taps the iron in the furnace as Kevin Dartt of Rochester, New York, right, and Jane Powers of Minneapolis, Minnesota, left, assist during an iron pour on First Street in 2007. The Republic archives


Cummins Inc. said it would lay off about 100 temporary workers at its midrange plant near Walesboro at least through October because it’s responding to customer Chrysler’s decision to temporarily half production of Dodge Rams at its Saltillo, Mexico, plant.


A fire lasting more than 1½ hours destroyed Columbus Reproduction & Supply Co., 2303 Cherry St.


The Indiana National Guard Armory at Seventh and Franklin streets in Columbus will be put up for public sale and the headquarters company of the 76th Brigade, which presently uses the armory, will be transferred to Camp Atterbury.