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Nicole Minier

Nicole is editor of IN|Whitley County and the Churubusco News. She has a passion for Whitley County and is always open to new story ideas. Contact her at nminier@kpcmedia.com.

Howell’s surprise baby leads to early cancer diagnosis; saves life

  COLUMBIA CITY — Leshia Howell’s youngest child literally saved her life. With two toddlers under age two, Howell wasn’t planning for anymore children. She wasn’t planning...

Letter to the Editor: Thank you Gary and Heather

An open letter to Gary and Heather Parrett: Thank you. Thank you for being such caring and outstanding members of our community. My name is...

Turkey crashes into Coyles’ home

  COLUMBIA CITY — For five years, Lynn Coyle has wanted new siding for her home. Her husband, Bruce, has always told her, “no.” To get anything...

Housing: It’s a seller’s market right now

  COLUMBIA CITY — When it comes to housing in Whitley County and much of northeast Indiana, it’s a seller’s market, and local residents are...

Our View: Narcan kits are one part of the opioid solution

Prescription painkillers and heroin are a growing epidemic nationally and Whitley County is not immune – despite its population being one of the healthiest...

CCPD’s Officer Rae Carpenter follows father’s footsteps

  COLUMBIA CITY — Rae Carpenter grew up to be just like her father. The Columbia City police officer has always been around police work, as...

WCCS, City considering property agreements

  COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County Consolidated Schools and Columbia City are negotiating two agreements for the future of the Columbia City High School property. The...

Exposed: Technology causing embarrassing ramifications for local youth

  COLUMBIA CITY — Many parents might not give a second thought to giving their children cellphones, tablets or computers, but community leaders are warning...
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