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May 4th, 2015
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ To local schoolchildren, related arts may not seem educational, rather a fun time to get away from book work.
Related arts, or ‚Äúspecials‚ÄĚ as called by the children, include physical education class, art, music, library and technology.
CULVER, Ind. ‚ÄĒ Jill Long Thompson, Whitley County native and 1970 Columbia City High School graduate, has been named interim director of the Museum of Culver-Lake Maxinkuckee History.
Long Thompson said the opportunity was ‚Äújust too interesting to pass up.‚ÄĚ She began duties at the museum in mid-April, shortly after her term as board chair and CEO of the Farm Credit Administration ended.
The Post & Mail is publishing a special Mother's Day tribute page on Saturday, May 9, on Mother's Day Weekend.
For just $9 you can publish a photo of your Mom, print her name and up to 12 additional words. What a surprise for Mom and a lasting tribute! All for just $9!
Contact The Post & Mail's Classified Department at (260) 244-5153 or stop by the newspaper's Business Office at 927 W. Connexion Way located in Armstrong Business Park in Columbia City. Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, May 6 at 5 p.m.
SOUTH WHITLEY ‚ÄĒ A new state-wide strategy is in the works for Indiana‚Äôs dairy industry according to Indiana Lieutenant Governor Sue Ellsperman.
Orrani Consulting organized the strategy for the Indiana State Department of Agriculture, focusing on dairy market analysis and research.
The presentation of the dairy plan showed that nearly 4 million pounds of milk produced in Indiana is exported out of the state daily.
Two special weekend magazines ‚Äď "American Profile" AND "Relish" ‚Äď are inserted in this Weekend's Edition of The Post & Mail!
In addition to the top local news of the day, features and local sports, the Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail is full of coupon savings and discounts! The Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail is now available on newsstands and at convenience stores and other outlets throughout Whitley County.
This Weekend's Edition of The Post & Mail offers more than $189 in advertised coupons, discounts and specials, including those in pre-printed inserts from:
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ A man who was hospitalized in Fort Wayne with a gunshot wound initially told police he was shot at the skate park at Morsches Park this morning.
After an investigation and no evidence to prove the accusations, police said the man changed his story. Officials believe he accidentally shot himself in the thigh.
This is a developing story. More details will be available in the Weekend Edition of The Post & Mail.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ Columbia City‚Äôs draft of its Comprehensive Plan used data from the U.S. Census Bureau to help decide the future for housing in the city.
Overall, city officials aspire to promote safe, quality neighborhoods with varying styles, densities, products and price points for all stages of life.
According to 2012 Census information, the average age of Columbia City residents is 10 percent lower than the state average of 40.1 years old. The next census is in 2017
WHITLEY COUNTY ‚ÄĒ Indiana‚Äôs Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently released its 2014 deer harvest report, revealing 120,073 confirmed kills in Indiana.
This is a 4.4 percent decrease from the 2013 season and an 11.9 percent drop from the all-time high of 136,248 deer in 2012. These statistics reflect the DNR‚Äôs efforts to reduce the state‚Äôs deer population.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ This Saturday, comic book stores around the country and B. E. Comics and Cards in Columbia City will celebrate Free Comic Book Day.
Comic book stores will give away specially printed copies of free comic books in an attempt to bring in new readers. The local store has reserved copies of 20 different titles to give away to the public on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.