COLUMBIA CITY — Police may support the idea behind Gov. Eric Holcomb’s stay-at-home order which went into effect last Wednesday, but enforcing it?

COLUMBIA CITY — Police may support the idea behind Gov. Eric Holcomb’s stay-at-home order which went into effect last Wednesday, but enforcing it?

C&A Tool in Churubusco donated 1,000 protective masks to Parkview Whitley Hospital. Pictured from left are Vice President John Halverson, Parkview Regional Medical Operations Manager Chelsie Hardman, Health/Safety & Environmental Director Allen Frutig and Jana Leitch, human resources.

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department has received permission from the Whitley County Council to hire a new deputy. During the council’s business meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 5, Sheriff Marc Gatton talked more about the benefits of adding a deputy to the department staff. Gatton advised that in addition to saving the county […]

COLUMBIA CITY – After the safe transfer of an infant from its mother to the Columbia City Fire Department on Tuesday morning under the Safe Haven law, city officials are considering installing a Baby Box in the city. “We absolutely need to begin looking into this,” Columbia City Councilwoman Jennifer Romano said. “We definitely need […]

COLUMBIA CITY — A baby was surrendered to local officials Tuesday, Feb. 19, according to Safe Haven Baby Boxes.  A parent called the organization’s National Safe Haven Hotline early Tuesday morning, seeking a baby box near them, according to the organization’s Facebook page.  The infant was turned over to authorities in Columbia City, which was […]

COLUMBIA CITY — The following individuals were arrested and booked into the Whitley County Jail: Rolando Romero, 31, of South Bend, was arrested on Feb. 8 by the Columbia City Police Department, charged with operating while never licensed. Robert Martin, 25, of Gary, was arrested on Feb. 9 by Indiana State Police, charged with possession […]

COLUMBIA CITY — After months of protesting, arguing and public comment, the Whitley County Regional Sewer District board decided to remove Stable Acres from the current list of projects. The decision was not met with the raucous applause that had become commonplace among the regular meeting attendees from Stable Acres, though. The excitement was tempered […]

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, this week introduced, House Resolution 99, the Five Ocean Navy Strategy, which aims to rebuild the U.S. Navy. Banks said for years, the total number of Navy ships has been reduced as an aging fleet of warships gradually retires. He said his resolution expresses the need to reverse […]

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Sheriff’s Department has received permission from the Whitley County Council to hire a new deputy. During the council’s business meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 5, Sheriff Marc Gatton talked more about the benefits of adding a deputy to the department staff. Gatton advised that in addition to saving the county […]

COLUMBIA CITY – After the safe transfer of an infant from its mother to the Columbia City Fire Department on Tuesday morning under the Safe Haven law, city officials are considering installing a Baby Box in the city. “We absolutely need to begin looking into this,” Columbia City Councilwoman Jennifer Romano said. “We definitely need […]

KENDALLVILLE — With temperatures in the high 50s on Wednesday and the sun shinning, area golfers flocked to open golf courses in northeast Indiana.

CHURUBUSCO — One of the region’s most popular jump rope clubs is gearing up for a busy spring.  The Turtletown Turners will perform their annual basketball performance at Churubusco’s boys game on Friday, Feb. 22, at halftime. Also being featured at the game are the Churubusco Chimers, who will perform the National Anthem.  The Turners […]

COLUMBIA CITY — On nearly any day, there are more than 100 people working at the construction site of the new Columbia City High School. Site Manager Scott Conaway said the project is progressing well, considering some weather-related struggles. “We’re progressing really well with the winter we’ve had,” Conaway said. At this stage in the […]

WOLF LAKE — The Wolf Lake Free Health Clinic located in the Wolf Lake United Methodist Church will be open Dec. 13 an Dec. 20 from 1-7 p.m. each day.

LANSING, Mich. — Christopher Jansen of Kendallville has been named to the dean’s list and honor roll for the spring term at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing.

The first-ever Todd family reunion was held Sept. 8 at the home of Bob and Barbara (Todd) Hedges on Wall Lake near Orland. Attending were descendants of three brothers: Bob, Keith and Jack Todd. Each wore one of three color-coordinated T-shirts to indicate from which brother they had descend…

FORT WAYNE — The Fort Wayne Philharmonic’s Holiday Pops concert, which claims a warm spot in the hearts of hundreds of Noble County families, returns this year on Dec. 9 to ring in the holidays in Albion.