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Training for decontaminating

September 27, 2010

On Saturday, local emergency services personnel got a taste of how to set up for how to decontaminate people or rescuers after some sort of chemical event. From left to right, in the foreground, Emergency Management Agency Deputy Director Randy Waldeck, Richland Township Fire Department Chief Steve Yann, safety officer Joe Marker and Whitley County HAZMAT team member Kim Reiff.

Jefferson Township FD celebrates 60 years

September 27, 2010

Lutheran Air made a stop Saturday at Jefferson Township Fire Department’s 60th anniversary event at the fire department. The all-afternoon event included child fingerprinting and ID cards offered by New York Life, a display of several fire trucks, a full buffet and an up-close look at Lutheran Hospital rescue helicopter.

City gets more brownfield cleanup money

September 27, 2010

     Columbia City received another boost in its efforts to restore the property of the former CF Gomma plant.
     The city learned last week that it received an additional $110,004 grant for its work with the approved firm that will handle the cleanup work at Gomma.
     “We had started out thinking it was going to be considerably less than that,” said Jeff Walker, outside operations manager for Columbia City.

Whitko top cat at New Haven Invite

September 27, 2010

   FORT WAYNE — It was a good day for a run Saturday and a good place to do it for local high school cross country teams.
   New Haven played host to one of the last regular season invitational competitions at The Plex in Fort Wayne.
   More than 50 teams competed within two divisions in both girls and boys. Among those were all three Whitley County schools.
   Running the same course that will be set for semistate in just under a month, local teams got an early test.

Money was raised for Leadership Whitley County through a sand volleyball tournament at DeVol Field...
Recent Churubusco graduate Katie Monk signed with the University of Indianapolis for track and...
COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Community Foundation is hosting a 5K run to benefit a local...

 

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