Exhausting work: Mike Balk retires from muffler business

March 22, 2013 at 7:00 pm in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Mike Balk never strayed too far from the neighborhood where he grew up.
Sure, he spent three years serving in the U.S. Army overseas, but then it was back to Worthington, and eventually the business his dad started just across the street from the family homestead.
Now, after 48½ years, Balk has turned the key on the family business for a last time and is officially retired. Continue Reading