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September 19th, 2011

Years later, Winter the dolphin’s story still inspires, helps

September 19, 2011

Editor’s note: Columbia City resident Katrina Simpkins, age 12, the daughter of Patrick and Maria Simpkins, is the direct inspiration for “Dolphin Tale,” a major motion picture opening Friday, Sept. 23 across the nation – and at Bones Theater in Columbia City. Florida newspaper reporter John Barry has written extensively about the cathartic, inspiring relationship between Katrina and Winter, a dolphin with a prosthetic tail. Readers will become more aware of this special family film – and its Northeastern Indiana connection – as publicity for the movie accelerates in coming days.
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Farewell event marks PWH’s relocation to new facility

September 19, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Hundreds of people said “goodbye” to Parkview Whitley Hospital Wednesday afternoon.
The building that has seen both joy and sorrow for 60 years will be vacated as medical personnel next month move into a brand-new hospital on the southeast corner of U.S. 30 and Ind. 205 in Columbia City.
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Web business a delight for Ruth Malone, age 83

September 19, 2011

TRI-LAKES — For a self-proclaimed high school drop-out, she sure has done well.
Ruth Malone, 83, of Tri-Lakes, didn’t have a computer until three years ago. Now she’s computer savvy – and owns her own on-line business.
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CCPD radio upgrade progressing

September 19, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – While nothing has yet been finalized, steps were taken this week by Columbia City Common Council to advance upgrades to the police department’s radio communication.
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September 15th

3 detained suspected of armed robbery near dam

September 15, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — Three suspects were detained Wednesday after a reported armed robbery near the Collamer Dam – allegedly stemming from an aborted transaction involving the sale of a CD player and amplifier.
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Columbia City took lead with golf carts; countywide ordinance now enacted

September 15, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — In 2009, a couple moved to Columbia City from their home in Warsaw. In June of that year they questioned Columbia City City Council regarding use of a golf cart as transportation – something they were allowed to do in the mobile home park from which they moved.
At the time however, state law prohibited golf carts on public roadways.
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CC Buggies Club promotes alternative transportation for short-distance travel

September 15, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — A new club started in Columbia City over the summer – the CC Buggies Club – is an organization for golf cart enthusiasts.
Currently, the club has 13 carts and 27 members.
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September 14th

Breaking News: Armed robbery

September 14, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — The Whitley County Sheriff's Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred Wednesday evening in southwest Whitley county.

A full story will appear in Thursday's edition of The Post and Mail

Col. City council mulls 2012 budget

September 14, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City Common Council met Tuesday to discuss a variety of topics and meet with the city’s department heads.
Things started by actually adjourning, in order to hold a public meeting to discuss the proposed 2012 budget.
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Fleck: City responds to Labor Day Wkd. storm damage

September 14, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Storm damage had several city departments working together over the Labor Day weekend.
On Sep. 3, lightning struck at Blue River Trail during a storm, knocking out the city’s cameras as well as a host of other services.
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