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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,...

‘Tree’-mendous partnership between town, 3rd-graders

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco Elementary School’s third-graders had a double-lesson last week — one in tree planting, and another in philanthropy. The third-graders, under the direction...

County court helps veterans fight the war at home

COLUMBIA CITY — Judge Douglas Fahl took a seat at the bench in the Whitley County Superior Court on Thursday, Oct. 29, and greeted...

Sheriff tells haunting memory: A perspective on the 1884 hanging of...

Editor's note: The following was written by local resident Don Sexton and published in The Bulletin, a publication by the Whitley County Historical Society,...

10 things you should know about Election Day

1. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Election Day, Nov. 6. 2. You can find your polling location at indianavoters.com...

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...

County Council approved $11.1M budget

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Council approved the county budget for the 2019 fiscal year at its regularly scheduled meeting Oct. 2. The proposed...

How the president of the Tree Board put down his roots

COLUMBIA CITY — “I just feel that, some place along the line, it’s your responsibility — if you can give back — give back.” Ken...

Entities working together for local, regional development

COLUMBIA CITY — Partnerships between local and regional entities are benefitting Whitley County and northeast Indiana, separating the area as an example for the...

County Council talks budget

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Council heard from several department leaders in its budget hearing held earlier this month — Scott Wagner from...

City Hall update underway

COLUMBIA CITY — City Hall in Columbia City is taking on a new look and making cost saving improvements at the same time. The city...

Ballots set for Nov. 6 election

COLUMBIA CITY — The general election is just around the corner. In November, voters will have the opportunity to make selections in several races,...

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Moore remembers his roots as Greensburg coach: Football coach models leadership...

COLUMBIA CITY — Every coach in any sport started somewhere. They learned the nuances of their game, honed their skills, and developed a love...

Churubusco’s Garrett Horn finds his way at Wabash

WABASH — In the first game of the Churubusco Eagles’ 2017 football season the team defeated Whitko 56-0. The game was pretty uneventful except...

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...

Consider a garden journal

The older I get, the harder it is for me to remember what year something happened in my landscape or garden. I should have...

Food pantries prepare for holiday rush

The beginning of the holiday season is just a few weeks away, and while shopping malls and downtown areas grow busier with the holiday...

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Chamber celebrates 100 years, awards members

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Chamber of Commerce & Visitor’s Center kicked off its 100th-year celebration with its annual awards banquet last week...

Whitley County recognizes, celebrates local manufacturing

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Economic Development Corp. and the Whitley Works program, with support from Purdue’s Indiana Next Generation Manufacturing Competitiveness Center,...