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October 4th, 2011

Works board addresses on-going city issues

October 4, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Friday’s meeting regarding public safety for the Columbia City Board of Works provided minor updates for the current and future issues around the city.
Fire Department Chief Tom LaRue explained that a minor vacuum issue affecting some of the older fire trucks will be repaired in the next couple of weeks so that all department vehicles will continue to be up to standard.
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Col. City police go 800 MHz

October 4, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Having attained funding from city council, the Columbia City Police Department has received new police radios.
Currently the radios in use are not capable of the 800 megahertz frequency, which is used by the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department and the Indiana State Police.
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Gaye Walton turns would-be refuse into yard ornaments

October 4, 2011

What do these three things have in common? A tire rim, a satellite dish and a broomstick.
Answer: Gaye Walton has recycled these things as decorations in her yard.
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Three firefighters hurt battling Friday blaze

October 4, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Three firemen were transported to Parkview Whitley Friday night and two were hospitalized for smoke inhalation after a house fire in Columbia City.
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Rate increase discussed for water utility

October 4, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – Rosy Oshry of O.W. Krohn & Associates and Mike Dear, superintendent of the Columbia City Water Department, met before the city’s common council meeting Tuesday to propose filing a small utility rate case with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC), the fact-finding body that hears evidence in cases filed before it and makes decisions based on the evidence presented in those cases. Utility rates that can be allowed are governed by the IURC.
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National treasure? South Whitley man’s research said to be included on ‘Decoded’

October 4, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — South Whitley may have its own “national treasure” when it comes to artifacts preserved by Kenneth Andrew Bauman.
For 17 years, Bauman has researched the connection to a sword and special coin his family discovered.
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Double vision: Twin Pintos thriving; owners plan June show

October 4, 2011

COESSE – Remember those twin foals born in Whitley County on March 26?
Now they are five-months old and playing on 43 acres of field, forest and stream in Huntington County.
Eric, Laura and Brianna Mason are hard-working people who were doubly blessed this spring when the dam Lil Miss Botique (Tiki) foaled twins at Conley & Koontz Equine Hospital in Coesse at five minutes until midnight, March 26.
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Shipman tabbed to lead EDC initiative

October 4, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Economic Development Corporation announced this week that grant administrator Lori Shipman is leading the organization’s newly-established community development initiative.
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Lt. Gov. visits Columbia City

October 4, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Indiana’s second-highest ranking elected official paid a visit to Whitley County Tuesday, talking to local politicians and touring a downtown building, walking in the footsteps of Whitley County’s most famous citizen in the process.

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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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