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August 10th, 2011

16th annual Pow Wow Friday, Saturday at Morsches Park

August 10, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – It’s Pow Wow time.
The 16th annual Mihsihki-aahkwa Pow Wow is Friday and Saturday at Morsches Park in Columbia City.
“Meetimankwiki Kime-soominaanaki” means we follow our ancestors trail.
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'Busco OKs 1st sewer project payment

August 10, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — The Churubusco Town Council approved the first payment to Ironclad Excavating for the sewer line project. The amount of the payment is $94,622.61.
LeaAnn Herron, council member, asked Gerri Johnson, clerk/treasurer, what she found out from Keystone about setting up an account for “rounding up” the utility bill and donating extra cash from that to the parks department, like REMC does. Johnson replied that Keystone does not have the capability to set up an account; Churubusco utilities [her office] would have to manually set up and enter the donations.
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S. Whitley biz denied electrical hookup until owner pays bill

August 10, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY— Joe and Teresa Calhoun attended the South Whitley Town Council meeting on Tuesday evening regarding the building they own on Broad Street, which housed a pallet business until Feb. 14.
With approximately $12,000 delinquent on past utility bills, the Calhouns questioned why a prospective business (who wants to rent the facility) was denied electrical hook-up.
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Eckert lauded by Smith-Green schools

August 10, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — Smith-Green Community School’s Board of Trustees applauded the efforts of Churubusco Elementary School’s Karen Eckert at its regular meeting last week.
Eckert, a fifth-grade teacher at C.E.S. in her second year, was named Teacher of the Month for August.
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Tri-Lakes receives grant for channel dredging program

August 10, 2011

LITTLE CEDAR LAKE — A pair of channels on Little Cedar Lake will be dredged thanks to a grant from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
The Tri-Lakes Property Owners Association announced last week it had been awarded a $112,000 LARE (Lake and River Enhancement) grant from IDNR to remove sediment from the two channels on Little Cedar Lake.
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Greatest generation reunites

August 10, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — It was a rare occasion for everyone. Not one person in the room had ever attended a class reunion quite like this one.
The Columbia City High School Class of 1941 met for it’s 70th class reunion Saturday at a Big G’s Restaurant.
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August 8th

Blue River Trail: Architect offers advice on new restrooms, expansion

August 8, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Architect Teresa Ladd provided new public restroom ideas on the Blue River Trail expansion project to Columbia City’s Park Board at its monthly meeting last week.
The trail expansion is slated to follow Blue River and connect near Countryside Square Shopping Center. The additional public restroom would be located on the north side of U.S. 30.
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Annual car show attracts hundreds

August 8, 2011

The following are results of the 10th Annual Junior Achievement Car Truck & Motorcycle Show on the Square, Saturday in Columbia City.
The winners in each category are as follows:
1949 and older series:
1935 International C1 Pickup truck – Joe & Mary Alice Maloni
1939 Chevy master Deluxe Sedan – Phil & Cindy Jacob
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Local dentist hangs up the drill after 35 years

August 8, 2011

CROOKED LAKE — When his receptionist told him she was going to retire, John Meier and his wife, Aileen, decided that it was about time they did too.
And that’s just what happened. The Columbia City couple retired from dentistry and aren’t making any plans for their future.
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Churubusco clerk, council filing ends

August 8, 2011

CHURUBUSCO – Candida-tes have been established for positions of town clerk-treasurer and town council in Churubusco. Filing deadline was Tuesday.
Republicans will have a contest for town clerk-treasurer; only one Republican and one Democrat can be on the ballot for town-clerk treasurer on Nov. 8, Election Day. A GOP town convention this month, yet to be scheduled, will determine the GOP candidate.
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