May 21st, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. â€” A team of ten troopers representing the Indiana State Police Post in Fort Wayne recently competed in the 15th Annual National Police Challenge 50K Relay at the U.S. Secret Service Training Center in Laurel, Maryland.
FORT WAYNE â€” Churubuscoâ€™s girls tennis team faced Carroll in the opening round of sectional play at the Chargersâ€™ home courts. The Lady Eagles fell 5-0.
Audrey Giercher was the closest to scoring a win for â€™Busco, falling to Carrollâ€™s Jenna Jackson 6-1, 6-3.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Eagle Tech Academy brought back Taste of the Town (TOT) on Saturday, this time with some extra spice.
Last year, there were many crafters who came out to show off their work. This year TOT worked hard to bring in more local businesses than last year.
ANGOLA â€” Angolaâ€™s Lady Hornets scored four runs in each of the first two innings to down Churubuscoâ€™s Lady Eagle softball team 8-2 in a Northeast Corner Conference game Tuesday evening at Angola.
Angola put up four runs in the first inning and another four runs in the second to take an 8-0 lead.
Passages Profiles â€™15 is a 10-week series of features published each Thursday about the programs of Passages, the local organization that has been serving those with intellectual disabilities since 1954.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Donna Dakeâ€™s title is â€śdirector of supported livingâ€ť for Passages, Inc., but this Wednesday she reaches over and turns up the volume on the compact disc player, blaring out country music and begins to encourage nine Passagesâ€™ clients to get up and dance.
Dakeâ€™s wellness class is just one of several classes offered at Passagesâ€™ Creative Learning Center.
Letterman has a star-studded finale
ALLEN COUNTY â€” Indiana State Police and the Allen County Sheriff's Department are on the scene of a partially overturned semi blocking the exit from east-bound U.S. 30 and north-bound I-69.
The ramp as well as the far right lane of I-69 is closed at this time as crews work to turn the semi upright.
WARSAW â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s Lady Eagle tennis team opened IHSAA sectional play Wednesday evening, taking on the host Warsaw Lady Tigers.
Columbia City fell by a 4-1 score eliminating IT from the team competition, however, the Columbia City doubles team of Macie Hinen and Aubrey Wright will advance to the Culver Academies regional by virtue of their win at No. 1 doubles.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A national website has ranked Columbia City the 11th-best small â€śtownâ€ť in Indiana.
Towns include suburbs and cities with less than 100,000 residents.
U.S. Niche ranks the cities and towns based on livability, using a grading system for weather, safety, schools, access to activities, jobs, housing and transportation.
Crews from Kim Reiff Construction began razing an unsafe building on West Van Buren Street in Columbia City this week. The building was recently gifted to the city. Because the building is leaning, officials decided to have it demolished. Much of the demolition will have to be by hand due to multiple utility wires near the structure. The razing will be completed before Old Settlers Days in late June.