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Services made difficult by storm

January 8, 2014

Mail service still delivered to many homes in Columbia City Monday and Tuesday, but it was difficult or postponed to most residents on county roads after Winter Storm Ion dumped more than 16 inches of snow on Whitley County Sunday.Post & Mail photo / Linda McKee

COLUMBIA CITY — After Winter Storm Ion dropped 16.2 inches of snow on Whitley County Sunday, many services have been suspended or postponed due to poor road conditions.

The U.S. Postal Service managed to deliver mail in the Columbia City limits, but was unable to reach many homes on county roads.
The Post & Mail published a Monday and Tuesday newspaper, but delivery was limited. Subscribers can expect a three-publication delivery today where applicable.

Trash pick-up in Columbia City was postponed two days, as citizens can expect Monday’s trash to be picked up today, Tuesday’s on Thursday, Wednesday’s trash will be picked up Friday, and Friday’s will be collected Saturday.

Columbia City Utility disconnect day was scheduled for Tuesday, but was postponed by at least two days due to all government offices being closed Monday and Tuesday.

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