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Monday, March 19, 2018

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...

Mental health needs of jail inmates not being met

  COLUMBIA CITY — “A lot of the folks in county jails in Indiana have no business being in a jail cell.” Prosecutor D.J. Sigler didn’t...

Many factors contribute to crowded jail

COLUMBIA CITY —Whitley County government officials are facing a dire situation as they consider their next course of action for the Whitley County Jail,...

City passes first ordinance of 2018

  COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s Common Council passed its first ordinance of the new year at last week’s regular meeting. The council unanimously approved an...

Commissioners, Council approve new jail study

COLUMBIA CITY — A new study will take place soon to look at the possibility of building a minimum-security facility for technical offenders in...

South Whitley Town council approves water rate hike

SOUTH WHITLEY — Water utility rates in South Whitley are going to rise as the town seeks a $2.5-million investment in better water quality. Some...

Council to consider $1.1M in City Hall updates

COLUMBIA CITY — Columbia City’s Common Council is considering a project that would address City Hall issues, provide a long-term cost savings, and not...
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