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September 29th

Picture this: New Parkview Whitley Hospital displays local photographs

September 29, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The future is nearly here.
After years of hard work and dedication, the new Parkview Whitley Hospital (PWH) will open its doors at 7 a.m. Oct. 20.
The public is invited to a free open house from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 9.
The official address for the new hospital is 1260 E. SR 205, Columbia City.
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Car pulled from drink

September 29, 2011

Nobody was injured after a car took a dive into Eel River Wednesday night.
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Council discusses declining water usage

September 29, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City Common Council met Tuesday to discuss several topics and hear reports from department heads.
One of the matters brought before the council was the current and future state of the city’s Municipal Water Utility.
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ATV ride to benefit sheriff reserves

September 29, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Sheriff’s Reserve will be hosting its 2nd Annual ATV Ride Oct. 15.
All proceeds from the function will go to the Sheriff’s reserves general fund to be used to pay for training, to purchase safety equipment and to cover other costs that may arise throughout the year.
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EDC event celebrates opening of rail park, welcomes Triad

September 29, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Leaders from Whitley County and northeast Indiana gathered Tuesday to celebrate the completion of Rail Connect Business Park and to welcome Triad Metals International to Whitley County at an event hosted by the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC).
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Stratton-Porter comes to life through historic impersonator

September 29, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — For 90 minutes, audience members believed they were hearing about the life, in first person, of Gene Stratton-Porter, the most famous female author from Indiana.
The Genealogical Society of Whitley County brought Stratton-Porter to life in the person of historic impersonator Glory-June Greiff during its recent meeting at the South Whitley Public Library.
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Special activities fund created for baseball, softball

September 29, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The budget for the newly formed baseball and softball boards was the main topic of discussion at the park board’s monthly meeting Monday evening with $5,200 raised from a fund raiser this past year, according to City Clerk-Treasurer Rosie Coyle.
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Major park project hitting stride

September 29, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The Blue River Trail’s expansion is now becoming reality as Derek Fredrickson, with Engineering Resources, presented a slide show, aerial map, time line and funding update on the project to Columbia City’s Park Board in a public hearing on Monday evening.
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September 27th

Local ‘Patriots’ to host 2nd mayor forum

September 27, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City residents will be afforded another opportunity to see and hear all three candidates for Columbia City mayor.
The event will be the second time all three of the final candidates for Columbia City mayor have congregated to greet the public.
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Special premiere

September 27, 2011

Katrina Simpkins, left, and her niece, Katrina Brontrager, center, and friend Shianne Brooke, saw ‘Dolphin Tale’ at Bones Theatre Friday evening. It was a special moment for Simpkins since she has spent a great deal of time with the dolphin named Winter, the inspiration for the movie.

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