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September 15th

CC Buggies Club promotes alternative transportation for short-distance travel

September 15, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — A new club started in Columbia City over the summer – the CC Buggies Club – is an organization for golf cart enthusiasts.
Currently, the club has 13 carts and 27 members.
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September 14th

Breaking News: Armed robbery

September 14, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — The Whitley County Sheriff's Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred Wednesday evening in southwest Whitley county.

A full story will appear in Thursday's edition of The Post and Mail

Col. City council mulls 2012 budget

September 14, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City Common Council met Tuesday to discuss a variety of topics and meet with the city’s department heads.
Things started by actually adjourning, in order to hold a public meeting to discuss the proposed 2012 budget.
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Fleck: City responds to Labor Day Wkd. storm damage

September 14, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Storm damage had several city departments working together over the Labor Day weekend.
On Sep. 3, lightning struck at Blue River Trail during a storm, knocking out the city’s cameras as well as a host of other services.
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Longtime nurse recalls Whitley hospital of old

September 14, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – Parkview Whitley Hospital likely will be razed – and it’s time to say goodbye. Many local residents are fondly remembering the health care facility.
Tunker resident Mary (Bollinger) Thomas was a nurse at the local hospital beginning in 1959, retiring in 2000. She recently took a walk down memory lane with The Post & Mail concerning her career and the many changes in medicine.
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Pierceton couple busted for meth

September 14, 2011

PIERCETON — A Pierceton couple was arrested Monday by officials with the Kosciusko County Drug Task Force on drug-related charges as well as a firearms violation.
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September 13th

Doodlebug progress

September 13, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — With a ground-breaking ceremony held in May, the west side of the South Whitley Town Park has transformed into a colorful playground as Doodlebug Village (Phase I) was completed on Friday. Irving Gravel Co., Fort Wayne, placed pea gravel in the village on Friday to complete the first phase. In the future, Adventure Mania (Phase II) will be located on the east side of the park with a fire truck and swings to be incorporated into the play section. Scott Weekly, with Irving Gravel, and South Whitley utility employee Ron Anderson were on site as the pea gravel was unloaded.

‘Meat’ the Kriders The art of steak carving a family affair

September 13, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — There are three generations of the Krider family and they all love to work with meat.
Robert and Richard Krider began Krider’s Meat Processing in 1977. It wasn’t long before Robert’s son, Randy, wanted to quit his job and join his uncles. So the Viking Corporation owed Randy a week’s worth of vacation and he gave his notice and began working at Kriders.
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Larwill council ratifies ’12 budget

September 13, 2011

LARWILL — The Larwill’s 2012 budget has been established and was approved by council members last week in the amount of $99,977.
“Nothing has changed (from 2011 budget),” Clerk-Treasurer Renee Sills said.
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September 12th

’Busco homecoming court

September 12, 2011

Nicole Trump, far left, was named Churubusco High School’s 2011 Homecoming Queen. Her escort was Cameron Ray. Others on the court were Haleigh Gross with Tyler Arrowsmith, Morgan Young, Dylan Jones, Taylor Creech, Colton Geiger, Payton Summers, Drew Snyder, Katie Monk, Brandon Norris, Paige Roe, Braxton Siddons, Skyler Barrett and Alan Meeks. There were activities week-long and the announcement of the court and queen was during half-time at Friday night’s football game.

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