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November 21st, 2011
COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. (November 21, 2011) â As first reported in the print edition of The Post & Mail, BE Adaptive Equipment LLC (Be Adaptive), a Whitley County business owned by Brian and Renee Kyler, was recently honored as the 2011 âInnovator of the Yearâ in the Greater Fort Wayne Business Weeklyâs 2011 Innovation Awards.
âThis recognition is a significant milestone in our companyâs journey,â said Brian Kyler, âWe never really set out to build a business, so it is an incredible honor to be recognized from among such a strong group of innovative companies.â
INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 21, 2011) - Thirteen sites across Indiana earned the title of 'shovel ready' today, paving the way for businesses to quickly locate new operations on property ready for development.
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The day-after-Thanksgiving "Black Friday" marketing push by Whitley County-area businesses begins in earnest Tuesday and Wednesday in The Post & Mail newspaper.
A total of 19 pre-printed advertising supplements â including the hyper-local Thanksgiving Gift Guide â will be inserted in the Tuesday and Wednesday Post & Mail.
Additionally, local advertising bargains will appear throughout the news pages of both publications.
Responding to local advertising will boost your family's budget and get your holiday shopping off on the right foot, local experts agree.
INDIANAPOLIS â The retail cost of menu items for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner including turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie and all the usual trimmings increased by nearly 8 percent this year, according to an informal survey of grocery store prices conducted by Indiana Farm Bureau.
FORT WAYNE â A contingent made up of military veterans and Toys For Tots officials from Whitley County met last week at the Allen County Library to air a show on Access 21.
Locally, the program has been around nearly 20 years.
Last year, the Whitley County Toys For Tots program helped almost 600 children who otherwise, according to the press release, âwould not have had a Christmas.â
The show recorded by the local group will air at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 25 on Comcast 57 and Frontier 27, and again on Nov. 28 on those same channels.
On Jan. 12, 2012, the Indiana Municipal Power Agency (IMPA) is anticipated to change its energy cost adjustment rates.
The city of Columbia City will file with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC), for its approval, a change in its schedule of rates for electricity sold to reflect the change in the cost of power from IMPA together with the reconciliation of electric costs and revenues from prior periods.
Upon approval from the IURC, a change per kilowatt hour is expected to be approximately:
â¢ R: $0.001406 / Kwh
â¢ RH: $0.001276 / Kwh
â¢ GS: $0.000829 / Kwh
A four-year-old Larwill girl has died at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis.
User fees for Churubusco Turtle Days posed by Churubusco's Town Council may place the venerable June festival in jeopardy. Will there be a 2012 Turtle Days?
Story in Friday's Post & Mail.
COLUMBIA CITY â A local man was convicted of a Class A felony, child molesting, Thursday night after a four-day jury trial.
Ronald A. Rostochak was accused of the crimes in 2009 and has since delayed his fate.
Check out Friday's edition of The Post and Mail for an in-depth story on the details of the trial.