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November 10th, 2011

WCCS New Teacher Program succeeding

November 10, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County Consolidated Schools implemented a project last year known as the New Teacher Program.
Michelle Urban, vice principal at Indian Springs Middle School, updated the WCCS school board on the program’s progress Monday.
Urban said the goal of the program is to explore best practices, provide them with educational research and create an environment for elaboration and discussion.
The program meets once a month. Following the meeting, Urban emails an account along with questions and material for the mentors to work on with their mentees.

November 9th

County making redistricting moves

November 9, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY – Whitley County will be undergoing some minor district changes in time for the 2012 primary elections. Deb Beers of the Whitley County Clerk’s office has been working on getting the new districts mapped and filed with the state. Dan Weigold and Jessica Hockemeyer have been assisting on the project. There will be slight shift in district borders, most notably moving Columbia Northwest to district two.
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Daniel wins decisively

November 9, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Community speculation about who would replace Democrat Mayor Jim Fleck is finally over.
Ryan Daniel, one of several candidates younger than 30 to earn their city’s top elected spot in Indiana, soundly defeated Democrat challenger Cathy Heritier and Libertarian Scott Wise.
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November 8th

New Clerk-Treasurer for Churubusco

November 8, 2011

There will be a new clerk-treasurer in Churubusco, as Democrat Madalyn Sade-Bartl outpolled incumbent Republican Gerri Johnson, 157 votes to 131.

Town Council will be made up of incumbent Frank A. Kessler (D), 203 votes; Alan D. Malcom (D), 175 votes; and Mark Pepple (R), 165 votes. Republicans John Hart and Pat Stanford received 137 and 128 votes, respectively. Hart was an incumbent.

Republicans sweep Columbia City election

November 8, 2011

Read Wednesday's Post & Mail for photos, comments and more.

With all precincts reporting, unofficial results for the Columbia City Municipal Election (2,072 voters of 6,514 registered, 31.81% turnout):

Columbia City Mayor:
Ryan L. Daniel (R) 1,162
Cathy Heritier (D) 497
Scott Wise (L) 115

Common Council at-Large
Daniel Weigold (R) 1,326
Michael R. Malcom (D) 417

Common Council Northeast
Jacie Worrick (R) 317
Charles N. Harker (D) 179

Common Council Northwest
William Simpson (R) 208 CORRECTED
Scott Allison (D) 206

Common Council Southeast

November 5th

Election '11: Mayoral candidate quotes

November 5, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Here are quotes from candidates vying for the position of Mayor of Columbia City. The election is Nov. 8. Be sure to pick up The Post and Mail or subscribe to the e-edition for full candidate profiles.

Election '11: Columbia City Common Council quotes

November 5, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — Here are quotes from candidates vying for the position of town council in Columbia City. The election is Nov. 8. Be sure to pick up The Post and Mail or subscribe to the e-edition for full candidate profiles.

At-large

Daniel Weigold: “I am committed to this community and I want to continue serving you as your Council-At-Large representative. “

Election '11: Churubusco candidate quotes

November 5, 2011

CHURUBUSCO — Here are quotes from candidates vying for the three-member legislative group that will make up Churubusco’s town council. The election is Nov. 8. Be sure to pick up The Post and Mail or subscribe to the e-edition for full candidate profiles.

John Hart: “I would like to continue with what we have accomplished in the last four years: new water plant, splash pad, park walking paths, new utility and police station, water main extension, new down town sign and the great financial shape the town is in.”

Election '11: South Whitley candidate quotes

November 5, 2011

SOUTH WHITLEY — Here are quotes from candidates vying for the South Whitley Town Council. The election is Nov. 8. Be sure to pick up The Post and Mail or subscribe to the e-edition for full candidate profiles.
At the time The Post and Mail went to print, Tony Starkey’s profile was unavailable.

Bill Boggs: “I am running for town council on the platform of bringing new industry to South Whitley which will help to create employment opportunities. Employment opportunities will enhance the quality of life in our community.”

November 3rd

Police arrest local man; seize 3/4 pounds of marijuana

November 3, 2011

COLUMBIA CITY — A local man was arrested Thursday evening after a package containing 3/4 pounds of marijuana was delivered to his home.
Tony Dewitt of Columbia City was arrested for possession of the drug, shipped from California by the United States Postal Service.
See Friday's edition of The Post and Mail for more in-depth coverage of the arrest.

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