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August 11th, 2011

WCCS hosts Eagle Tech open house

August 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – The newest edition to the Whitley County Consolidated Schools family, Eagle Tech Academy, held a “parent-student” open house Tuesday.
While not scheduled to start until 6 p.m., parents and students began arriving around 5:10 p.m., per Principal Brady Mullett’s invitation, he said.
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Eagle Tech: Focus on learning

August 11, 2011

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is the first of a three-part series on Eagle Tech Academy, a new learning facility of Whitley County Consolidated School Corporation.

COLUMBIA CITY — Eagle Tech Academy, Whitley County Consolidated School Corporation’s state-of-the-art learning facility, is implementing an entirely new form of learning, said Principal Brady Mullet.
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Columbia City's Doug Eber headed overseas

August 11, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City Police Department’s Doug Eber will finish his last day on duty today as he prepares to travel overseas for a year-long stint with the U.S. Navy.
Eber, 47, a petty officer first class with the Navy, spent much of 2011 in England and within the last several weeks, was told he would be deployed this month.
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At 90, Norma Hawk still ‘looms’ large as a gifted weaver

August 11, 2011

She is one of the oldest citizens in Columbia City and she still mows her own yard, cooks her own food, cleans her own house, plays euchre and weaves rugs out of plastic bags.
Norma Hawk, 90, didn’t know about weaving when she first acquired her loom.
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August 10th

16th annual Pow Wow Friday, Saturday at Morsches Park

August 10, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – It’s Pow Wow time.
The 16th annual Mihsihki-aahkwa Pow Wow is Friday and Saturday at Morsches Park in Columbia City.
“Meetimankwiki Kime-soominaanaki” means we follow our ancestors trail.
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'Busco OKs 1st sewer project payment

August 10, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — The Churubusco Town Council approved the first payment to Ironclad Excavating for the sewer line project. The amount of the payment is $94,622.61.
LeaAnn Herron, council member, asked Gerri Johnson, clerk/treasurer, what she found out from Keystone about setting up an account for “rounding up” the utility bill and donating extra cash from that to the parks department, like REMC does. Johnson replied that Keystone does not have the capability to set up an account; Churubusco utilities [her office] would have to manually set up and enter the donations.
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S. Whitley biz denied electrical hookup until owner pays bill

August 10, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY— Joe and Teresa Calhoun attended the South Whitley Town Council meeting on Tuesday evening regarding the building they own on Broad Street, which housed a pallet business until Feb. 14.
With approximately $12,000 delinquent on past utility bills, the Calhouns questioned why a prospective business (who wants to rent the facility) was denied electrical hook-up.
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Eckert lauded by Smith-Green schools

August 10, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — Smith-Green Community School’s Board of Trustees applauded the efforts of Churubusco Elementary School’s Karen Eckert at its regular meeting last week.
Eckert, a fifth-grade teacher at C.E.S. in her second year, was named Teacher of the Month for August.
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Tri-Lakes receives grant for channel dredging program

August 10, 2011

LITTLE CEDAR LAKE — A pair of channels on Little Cedar Lake will be dredged thanks to a grant from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
The Tri-Lakes Property Owners Association announced last week it had been awarded a $112,000 LARE (Lake and River Enhancement) grant from IDNR to remove sediment from the two channels on Little Cedar Lake.
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Greatest generation reunites

August 10, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — It was a rare occasion for everyone. Not one person in the room had ever attended a class reunion quite like this one.
The Columbia City High School Class of 1941 met for it’s 70th class reunion Saturday at a Big G’s Restaurant.
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