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November 5th

Election '11: Columbia City Common Council quotes

November 5, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Here are quotes from candidates vying for the position of town council in Columbia City. The election is Nov. 8. Be sure to pick up The Post and Mail or subscribe to the e-edition for full candidate profiles.

At-large

Daniel Weigold: “I am committed to this community and I want to continue serving you as your Council-At-Large representative. “

Election '11: Churubusco candidate quotes

November 5, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — Here are quotes from candidates vying for the three-member legislative group that will make up Churubusco’s town council. The election is Nov. 8. Be sure to pick up The Post and Mail or subscribe to the e-edition for full candidate profiles.

John Hart: “I would like to continue with what we have accomplished in the last four years: new water plant, splash pad, park walking paths, new utility and police station, water main extension, new down town sign and the great financial shape the town is in.”

Election '11: South Whitley candidate quotes

November 5, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — Here are quotes from candidates vying for the South Whitley Town Council. The election is Nov. 8. Be sure to pick up The Post and Mail or subscribe to the e-edition for full candidate profiles.
At the time The Post and Mail went to print, Tony Starkey’s profile was unavailable.

Bill Boggs: “I am running for town council on the platform of bringing new industry to South Whitley which will help to create employment opportunities. Employment opportunities will enhance the quality of life in our community.”

November 3rd

Police arrest local man; seize 3/4 pounds of marijuana

November 3, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — A local man was arrested Thursday evening after a package containing 3/4 pounds of marijuana was delivered to his home.
Tony Dewitt of Columbia City was arrested for possession of the drug, shipped from California by the United States Postal Service.
See Friday's edition of The Post and Mail for more in-depth coverage of the arrest.

CANI energy help warms Whitley Co.

November 3, 2011

CANI (Community Action of Northeast Indiana) is making appointments for energy assistance for all of its offices in Allen, DeKalb, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, and Whitley counties.
The program runs November 1, 2011 through May 15, 2012. Applicants must meet income levels:
•· One-person household – No more than $16,245 annually.
•· Two-person household – No more than $21,855 annually.
•· Three-person household – No more than $27,465 annually
•· Four-person household – No more than $33,075 annually
•· Add $5,610 for each additional family member.

October 31st

Injured hunter identified

October 31, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Conservation Officers have investigating a tree stand accident that occurred around 8:50 a.m. Friday morning in Whitley County.
Jason Branning, age 36, from Columbia City, was hunting from an elevated climbing stand when the cables broke free from the tree. Branning fell with his tree stand 24 feet to the ground.
He was able to call a friend who was hunting in nearby woods with his cell phone for help.
Emergency personnel from multiple agencies were on scene to assist with locating and transporting Branning out of the woods.

Smoke detected at Churubusco High School

October 31, 2011

CHURUBUSCO – A small smoke issue brought the Churubusco-Smith Township Fire Department to Churubusco High School Sunday afternoon.
According to Chief Roger Bennett, a fan in one of the maintenance rooms near the gym overheated, causing an emission of smoke.
The department was dispatched to the scene and minor ventilation was performed to vent the smoke out of the building.
Bennett said there was no damage other than to the overheated fan.

Candidate Profiles to run this week

October 31, 2011

The Post and Mail will be be running profiles throughout the week of the candidates for all Whitley County elections taking place Nov. 8.
The profiles will begin with the three mayoral candidates in Tuesday's edition of the Post and Mail.

October 28th

Weekend edition print product

October 29, 2011

Due to a mechanical malfunction, some news pages in the weekend edition of The Post & Mail are missing from the newspaper -- notably sports coverage. This will be rectified in Monday's edition. We apologize for this omission.

The Post & Mail
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October 27th

S. Whitley opens bids for sewer’s Phase II

October 27, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — Three bid packages were submitted for Phase II of the waste water treatment plant and opened by project manager David Harvey with Fleis and Vandenbrink at Tuesday evening’s South Whitley town council meeting.
Mandated by the state, Phase II includes upgrades to the waste water treatment plant by enlarging the main water inceptor along Water and Main Streets, constructing a headwaters work building, and a new electrical building on an adjacent property.
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