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Columbia City—The Columbia City Eagles racked up 609 yards in a 51-28 Homecoming victory over Dekalb on Friday night at Columbia City High School. It was the home team getting off to a hot start just 4:17 into the game when Ethan Sievers scored on a five-yard touchdown run and with Garrett K…

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INDIANAPOLIS — State Sen. Andy Zay, R-Huntington, has been named 2021 Legislator of the Year by the Indiana Bankers Association. He was presented with the award on Aug. 15 at the IBA’s annual convention in French Lick.

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This years marks 56 years Columbia City Clerk-Treasurer Rosie Coyle (seated) has served the community. Thanking her for her years of dedication were (from left) Councilman Walt Crowder, Councilwoman Jenny Reffitt, Mayor Ryan Daniel, Councilwoman Jennifer Romano, Councilman Dan Weigold, Counc…

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(Syracuse, Ind.) Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a boat fire that occurred Saturday and injured two passengers.At approximately 2:55 p.m., Kosciusko County Dispatch received a 911 call for a boat fire with injuries near the Wawasee Boat Company on Lake Wawasee.Preliminary inv…

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MUNCIE, IND— After more than a year of anticipation, John R. Emens College-Community Auditorium announces its 2021-2022 season events! Experience concerts, Broadway, comedy, dance, and more.

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ALLEN COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces lane restrictions on U.S. 27/Lima Road in Fort Wayne.Starting on or after July 18, crews will begin a resurfacing project on U.S. 27 from S.R. 930/Coliseum Boulevard to Edgewood Avenue.One lane in each direction will be …

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ANGOLA — Fans of country music superstar Tanya Tucker can now order tickets for her Friday, Sept. 3, concert in Trine University's T. Furth Center for Performing Arts.

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HUNTINGTON COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces lane restrictions on I-69 for bridge maintenance.Starting on or after July 21, crews will conduct stream debris removal on the I-69 bridge over the Salamonie River for approximately one month.Crews will be working f…

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The Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts is pleased to announce auditions for Youth/Teens for its upcoming Wagon Wheel Junior Fall Musical (title to be announced after auditions):  

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 The black bear that has been seen in Pike County has gotten into garbage there and is likely still roaming around southern Indiana.If trash or recycling containers are easily accessible, the bear could start to associate people’s homes with a place to find food. To protect the bear and pers…

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(Faces Additional Charges to Include Attempted Murder) Rural Macy - Tuesday, at approximately at 3:35 p.m., a nearly two-and-a-half-hour standoff ended when officers from the Indiana State Police Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) arrested Jason Fites, 45, rural Macy, IN. Fites is incar…

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana on Friday resumed making $300 federal unemployment payments to workers affected by the coronavirus pandemic after a court ordered it to do so.

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Albion, IN - Black Pine Animal Sanctuary is hosting their first ever Tee Off for Tigers Golf Scramble, Friday July 16, at Eel River Golf Course in Churubusco. Registration is $300 per team and includes lunch, greens fees and cart rental. Tee off is 1:00 pm with registration opening at 11:30.…

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Banned sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson was not on the Olympic roster released Tuesday by USA Track and Field, a decision that means the American champion's positive test for marijuana will cost her a chance at running on the relay team in Tokyo, in addition to her spot in the 100-meter individ…

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The Indiana DNR has received reports of sick and dying songbirds from 15 counties statewide. As the investigation continues, the DNR recommends all Hoosiers remove their birdfeeders statewide. The 15 counties are Clark, Delaware, Hamilton, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, LaGrange, Lake, Marion,…

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The Indiana State Police is now accepting applications for the 82nd Recruit Academy.  Individuals who are interested in beginning a rewarding career as an Indiana State Trooper must visit our website at https://www.in.gov/isp/2368.htm and follow the link to the application. Applicants will f…

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN (June 29, 2021)– After a three-pronged qualification process, U.S. Paralympics Cycling announced the 14 athletes nominated to the 2020 U.S. Paralympic Cycling team. Team USA will field an experienced team at the Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 — eight cyclists have previous Paral…

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WABASH COUNTY, Ind. (Monday, June 28, 2021)—The 950 Speakeasy Bistro, renovated, owned and operated by family duo Justin and Darcie Gillespie is set to open to the public in early July. The two-story bar and eatery saw a complete renovation spanning more than a year after being halted during…

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SEYMOUR, IND – Former Indiana First Lady Patricia (Pat) Whitcomb passed away on June 27, 2021, in Seymour at the age of 91.  Born in St. Louis, Missouri to Nelson Frank Dolfuss and Alice (Pfeffer) Dolfuss, Pat loved her adopted home state of Indiana.A graduate of Greenfield High School and W…

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WHITLEY COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces road repaving on S.R. 205 in Churubusco.The repaving work is taking place in both directions between C.R. 850 E and Duglay Road.Crews are scheduled to start the work on or after July 6 and the work is expected to last …

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue Extension and the Midwest Hemp Council will host the annual Grain and Fiber Hemp Field Day on Wednesday (July 7).This year marks the first time hemp can be grown in Indiana as a commercial crop. The field day aims to help growers navigate industrywide challenges…

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Beginning July 6, hunters can apply for a variety of reserved hunts online by visiting on.IN.gov/reservedhunt.The online method is the only way to apply for the hunts listed below. No late entries will be accepted. Applicants must possess a hunting license that is valid for the hunt for whic…

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Boaters preparing for Independence Day weekend should be aware that Indiana Conservation Officers will be on high alert for violations of boating-under-the-influence laws as part of Operation Dry Water.Operation Dry Water, a year-round program, will be in heightened effect July 2–4.Indiana C…

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INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Health announced today that 302 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 754,724 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corre…

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Troopers from the Indiana State Police- Fort Wayne Post will be promoting safe travel over the 4th of July holiday weekend with increased enforcement patrols.To increase safety for all motorists, the Indiana State Police will be participating in Operation CARE (Combined Accident Reduction Ef…

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The Whitley County Notification System released a traffic advisory: AVOID U.S. 33, between S.R. 205 & 550 E., for the next 3-5 hours due to a traffic accident.

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MIAMI (AP) — The first cruise ship to board passengers at a U.S. port in 15 months is set to sail Saturday from the industry's South Florida hub in a symbolic stride toward normalcy that will be watched closely by health experts as vaccines curb the coronavirus' spread in the country.

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COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) — Ideally, Bobbie K Owens wants everyone to take the bait that his latest outdoor art is as slick as a big bluegill. Cast your gaze into his elaborate, rural, oversized studio southwest of Grandview Lake in Columbus and see for yourself about what he calls a team effort.

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Stocks were higher Friday, keeping the market on track for its biggest weekly gain since April. Investors got another set of data showing that inflation is likely going to remain under control for the time being, a relief for investors who have remained keenly focused on the issue for weeks.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two more people were arrested Thursday in the death of a former Indiana University football player who was gunned down during unrest in Indianapolis last year following the death of George Floyd, authorities said.