Whitko principal reflects on consolidation transition

SOUTH WHITLEY — The halls of Whtiko High School got a little more crowded this year as it transitioned into Whitko Jr.-Sr. High School,...

Courts & Cops

‘It was an honor to serve my patients’ — Dr. Hanus...

COLUMBIA CITY — Dr. James Hanus was soft-spoken and apologetic when he addressed the court Monday during his sentencing hearing, asking for forgiveness and...

Child molester sentenced to 40 years

  COLUMBIA CITY — A Columbia City man will spend the next four decades in prison after being found guilty in a trial last month. Jordin...

Town Council hires part-time officer

CHURUBUSCO — Due to one part-time officer cutting back his hours, the Churubusco Police Department requested the Town Council hire an additional part-time police...

Dr. Hanus pleads guilty

COLUMBIA CITY — A longtime South Whitley doctor has pleaded guilty to two counts of dealing a controlled substance by a practitioner, Level 4...


City Council considers ordinance for debris in streets, sidewalks

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s Common Council approved the first reading of an ordinance to address cut grass being blown into sidewalks and roadways...


Columbia City’s volleyball season comes to a close

FORT WAYNE — Columbia City’s volleyball season came to an end Saturday in the sectional semifinal against Garrett at Bishop Dwenger High School. The Eagles...

Eagles blow out Fairfield, 62-8

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s football team finished the regular season in prime fashion Friday, downing Fairfield 62-8 on senior night. The Eagles scored three touchdowns in...

CC runners advancing to semi-state

LIGONIER — Four Columbia City runners advance to next week’s semi-state cross country meet after running well in Saturday’s West Noble Regional. The regional was...

Cougars bring down Churubusco volleyball

ALBION — After going back and forth with their rivals all season, Churubusco’s volleyball team fell short of a win in the sectional opener...


Homemakers celebrate 100th anniversary

WHITLEY COUNTY — This week marks the 105th anniversary of the establishment of the Indiana Extension Homemakers Association, and has been named Indiana Extension...
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