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July 5th, 2014
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Tuesdayâ€™s storm rolled in like a bully. It picked certain neighborhoods, parks and trees to smash and left others with a mere slap.
The damage visible in the southern part of Whitley County was much different than the few limbs and trees that were downed farther north.
Local experts say trees that were unlucky â€” often plucked up roots and all â€” was due to a function of the stormâ€™s selective nature and sometimes the treesâ€™ health.
Jane Yohe, of rural Whitley County, saw a large tree in her yard uprooted and so did Brad Arnold who owns a home off Meridian Road.
CHURUBUSCO â€” A Whitley County home was condemned this week after police found an active meth lab in the bathroom of a trailer near Churubusco.
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COLUMBIA CITY Â â€” Some employees may find a certain resistance to reentering the work place Monday after a three-day holiday weekend, but Whitley County leaders wonâ€™t have time to dawdle.
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” Three days after a large thunderstorm passed through Northeast Indiana, officials from the National Weather Service have confirmed that a tornado touched down in South Whitley.
CHURUBUSCO â€” Public complaints sparked a new ordinance in Churubusco this week.
The Churubusco Town Council met Wednesday night for its regular meeting, addressing several complaints of fireworks being set off after the legal time of 11 p.m.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” The start of a construction project through Columbia City has left many shocked and outraged after traffic into the city backed up nearly eight miles Wednesday afternoon. The Indiana Department of Transportation began its U.S. 30 resurfacing project Wednesday morning â€” with little to no warning.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Career Technical Education courses will be available through Whitley County Consolidated School Corporation. The classes will include agriculture, business technology, various computer applications, computer tech support, cooperative education (Co-op), culinary arts careers, education and early childhood careers, family and consumers science (FACS), marketing and entrepreneurship, Project Lead the Way (PLTW), radio and television.