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May 21st, 2015

PASSAGES PROFILES: Passages programs encourage wellness

May 21, 2015

Passages Profiles ’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 — Donna Dake’s title is “director of supported living” 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 Passages’ clients to get up and dance.
Dake’s wellness class is just one of several classes offered at Passages’ Creative Learning Center.

•VIDEO ALERT• David Letterman Says Goodbye to the "Late Show"

May 21, 2015

Letterman has a star-studded finale

ADVISORY: North-bound ramp from U.S. 30 to I-69 closed due to overturned semi

May 21, 2015

ALLEN COUNTY — 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.

SEASON COMING TO A CLOSE: Col. City tennis No. 1 doubles team advances to regional

May 21, 2015

WARSAW — Columbia City’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.

8TH SAFEST: Col. City ranked 11th best in state

May 21, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — A national website has ranked Columbia City the 11th-best small “town” 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.

May 20th

COMING DOWN: Downtown building

May 20, 2015

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.

TO REGIONAL: 15 girls tracksters advance

May 20, 2015

WHITLEY COUNTY — The road to the IHSAA track and field championships began Tuesday evening for all three Whitley County high school girls’ track teams.

Columbia City’s Lady Eagles competed at Warsaw high school, placing eighth as a team. The host Warsaw Lady Tigers ran away with the team title.

REQUIRED: Fire extinguishers must be on food trucks

May 20, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — A recent influx of food trucks in Columbia City has prompted officials to require more safety regulations.

Currently, state law does not require food trucks to have fire extinguishers on them.

The Columbia City Fire Department recently prompted the City Council to approve an ordinance to require extinguishers on food trucks in the city limits.

CONFERENCE WINNERS: Indian Springs 7th-grade girls

May 20, 2015

PLYMOUTH — Indian Springs Middle School’s seventh-grade boys’ and girls’ track teams traveled to Plymouth for the Northeastern Lakes Middle School Conference track meet Saturday.

Indian Springs was led by the girls’ seventh grade team, who tied for first place in the team scoring. Indian Springs placed fourth in the seventh-grade boys’ competition.

ON THE LAKES: Special warm weather kick-off section inserted in today's Post & Mail

May 20, 2015

"On the Lakes," a special section highlighting the kick-off to lake living this season, is inserted in Wednesday's edition of The Post & Mail. Containing lake living tips and local businesses where goods and services can be obtained, "On the Lakes" is an excellent read as Memorial Day Weekend quickly approaches.

Pick up your copy of The Post & Mail at newsstands and convenience stores throughout Whitley County!

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FORT WAYNE — Columbia City’s baseball team traveled to Fort Wayne Saturday for a doubleheader...

 

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