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November 21st

Regional man pleads guilty in Unemployment Insurance fraud case

November 21, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS – Henry Torres of Cass County plead guilty Thursday to theft in connection with fraudulently collecting unemployment insurance. Torres purposefully defrauded the system by collecting unemployment insurance benefits while employed.

Child air-lifted in Monday afternoon crash

November 21, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY - A three to four year old boy was seriously injured Monday afternoon in a single vehicle accident. The boy was air-lifted to a hospital in Fort Wayne and the driver, his mother, was transported by ambulance to Parkview Whitley with serious injuries.
According to Whitley County Sheriff's Deputy Scott Schmidt, the child was in the front seat, possibly causing more injury than if the car seat had been placed in the back.
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Congressman Stutzman gets schooled at Churubusco

November 21, 2011

CHURUBUSCO - Earlier this semester Representative Marlin Stutzman, of Indiana’s 3rd Congressional District, paid a visit to Churubusco High School.
Congressman Stutzman listened to and discussed multiple student presentations regarding how to reduce the national debt.

Representative Stutzman’s visit served as a culminating event concluding a three week project in which students in Mr. Ben Jagger’s personal finance class researched the national economy and developed realistic plans and strategies for reducing national debt.

Top regional priorities unveiled, Northeast Indiana on track for 2020

November 21, 2011

FORT WAYNE – A press conference was held Monday at the IPFW Alumni Center by the Regional Opportunities Council, the leadership body for the Vision 2020 initiative, to announce the long-awaited, top priorities established for Northeast Indiana to achieve by the year 2020.

Whitley County business honored as “Innovator of the Year”

November 21, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (November 21, 2011) – As first reported in the print edition of The Post & Mail, BE Adaptive Equipment LLC (Be Adaptive), a Whitley County business owned by Brian and Renee Kyler, was recently honored as the 2011 “Innovator of the Year” in the Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly’s 2011 Innovation Awards.

“This recognition is a significant milestone in our company’s journey,” said Brian Kyler, “We never really set out to build a business, so it is an incredible honor to be recognized from among such a strong group of innovative companies.”

South Whitley one of 13 Indiana industrial sites that score state designation for speedier development

November 21, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 21, 2011) - Thirteen sites across Indiana earned the title of 'shovel ready' today, paving the way for businesses to quickly locate new operations on property ready for development.

Bragging rights for trophy bucks encouraged; snap photos and submit

November 21, 2011

DEER CONTEST: The Post & Mail wants to publlish a photo of the biggest deer taken in Whitley County. Send your photo with the weight, name of the hunter, place and date killed and the winner will have their photo published in the sports section of The Post and Mail. Email photos and information to sports@thepostandmail.com

November 20th

Black Friday shopping bargains will appear in your copy of The Post & Mail Tuesday and Wednesday

November 20, 2011

The day-after-Thanksgiving "Black Friday" marketing push by Whitley County-area businesses begins in earnest Tuesday and Wednesday in The Post & Mail newspaper.
A total of 19 pre-printed advertising supplements – including the hyper-local Thanksgiving Gift Guide – will be inserted in the Tuesday and Wednesday Post & Mail.
Additionally, local advertising bargains will appear throughout the news pages of both publications.
Responding to local advertising will boost your family's budget and get your holiday shopping off on the right foot, local experts agree.

Farm Bureau survey shows that classic Thanksgiving dinner costs more in 2011

November 20, 2011

INDIANAPOLIS – The retail cost of menu items for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner including turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie and all the usual trimmings increased by nearly 8 percent this year, according to an informal survey of grocery store prices conducted by Indiana Farm Bureau.

November 18th

Local Toys For Tots supporters record TV program

November 19, 2011

FORT WAYNE — A contingent made up of military veterans and Toys For Tots officials from Whitley County met last week at the Allen County Library to air a show on Access 21.
Locally, the program has been around nearly 20 years.
Last year, the Whitley County Toys For Tots program helped almost 600 children who otherwise, according to the press release, “would not have had a Christmas.”
The show recorded by the local group will air at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 25 on Comcast 57 and Frontier 27, and again on Nov. 28 on those same channels.

WALTON — In its first meeting with Lewis Cass, Churubusco’s football team fell to the Kings, 16-7...
SOUTH WHITLEY ­— Whitko’s Lady Wildcat volleyball teams faced off against the Manchester Lady...
COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s girls golf team is continuing to stay near the top of the Northeast...

 

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