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Blue River Trail: Architect offers advice on new restrooms, expansion

August 8, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Architect Teresa Ladd provided new public restroom ideas on the Blue River Trail expansion project to Columbia City’s Park Board at its monthly meeting last week.
The trail expansion is slated to follow Blue River and connect near Countryside Square Shopping Center. The additional public restroom would be located on the north side of U.S. 30.
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Annual car show attracts hundreds

August 8, 2011

The following are results of the 10th Annual Junior Achievement Car Truck & Motorcycle Show on the Square, Saturday in Columbia City.
The winners in each category are as follows:
1949 and older series:
1935 International C1 Pickup truck – Joe & Mary Alice Maloni
1939 Chevy master Deluxe Sedan – Phil & Cindy Jacob
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Local dentist hangs up the drill after 35 years

August 8, 2011

CROOKED LAKE — When his receptionist told him she was going to retire, John Meier and his wife, Aileen, decided that it was about time they did too.
And that’s just what happened. The Columbia City couple retired from dentistry and aren’t making any plans for their future.
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Churubusco clerk, council filing ends

August 8, 2011

CHURUBUSCO – Candida-tes have been established for positions of town clerk-treasurer and town council in Churubusco. Filing deadline was Tuesday.
Republicans will have a contest for town clerk-treasurer; only one Republican and one Democrat can be on the ballot for town-clerk treasurer on Nov. 8, Election Day. A GOP town convention this month, yet to be scheduled, will determine the GOP candidate.
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South Whitley to hold own election Nov. 8

August 8, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — In a special meeting Thursday evening, South Whitley’s Town Council voted to conduct its own Nov. 8 municipal election – forgoing involvement by Whitley County.
“Given the filings that occurred on Friday of last week, the town will have to administer a general election in November of this year,” town attorney Greg Hockemeyer said. “In the past when there has been a need for a general election, the town has opted to do its own rather than pay the county to conduct the election on behalf of the town.”
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