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Friday, February 23, 2018


Youth center looking to add STEAM programming

  A Whitley County nonprofit is bringing new programming to area middle and high school students in 2018 as part of its outreach. The Center for...

McKinney named top speller in Whitley County

  CHURUBUSCO — Seven students battled it out for the title of best speller at the 2018 Whitley County Spelling Bee at Churubusco Jr./Sr. High...

Courts & Cops

Columbia City business owner arrested on battery charges

COLUMBIA CITY — A 56-year-old man from Columbia City was arrested Feb. 22 on multiple battery charges following a three-month investigation by the Indiana...

Whitley County Jail incident sends 24 to hospital

    COLUMBIA CITY — An incident at the Whitley County Jail sent 24 inmates and sheriff's department staff to the hospital Monday. Sheriff Marc Gatton was...


Lawsuit challenges zoning for CFO

Five neighbors have brought a lawsuit against the Whitley County Board of Zoning Appeals, the Board of Commissioners and Joe and Sarah Lopez, the...

Whitley County to welcome 45 families from Puerto Rico

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County is laying out the welcome mat for 45 families from Puerto Rico, local officials said today. The workers are transferring...

Sheriff Marc Gatton to run for re-election

WHITLEY COUNTY — Sheriff Marc Gatton is ready to kick up the campaign trail for his second term as Whitley County Sheriff. Gatton will officially...

Hohenstein launches campaign for County Commissioner

COLUMBIA CITY — Barbara “B.J.” Hohenstein announced last week that she will be seeking the Whitley County Commissioner position for District 2 in the...
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Latest news


Eagle swimmers second in sectionals: Webber, Fix, Devito, Varga headed for...

WARSAW — Columbia City’s boys swim team came away with the sectional runner-up title in Warsaw Saturday and multiple swimmers are advancing to the...

Comparing CC basketball’s all-time scorers

By Travis Stahl for IN|Whitley County COLUMBIA CITY — Most sports fans love to examine sports records. Comparing statistics of the all-time great players gives fans...

Whitko’s Snep the best on the boards

  SOUTH WHITLEY — Rebounding is the result of effort. A great rebounder takes the time in practice and in games to watch the shot,...

Excitement builds around athletics at new CCHS

  COLUMBIA CITY — If you drive on State Road 9 south of Columbia City, you have seen the massive construction of the new Columbia...

First-time conference win for CCHS swimmers

BLUFFTON — Columbia City boys and girls swim teams both came out on top in the Northeast 8 Swim & Dive Conference. This is the...

’Busco Eagles win back-to-back games

CHURUBUSCO — After losing the first six games of the season, Churubusco’s boys basketball team won back-to-back games Friday and Saturday night, first over...


New director for Whitley Community Children’s Choir

WHITLEY COUNTY —During Becky Walter’s tenure as director of the Whitley Community Children’s Choir, the group has not only grown in participation numbers, but...

Hoffmans persevere through tragedies

  In 2014, a fatal car accident tore a hole in three Whitley County families and left the community reeling. This is the third story in...