COLUMBIA CITY — A former Albion resident was arrested Sunday in Mishawaka by the Indiana State Police on a warrant alleging he raped a woman in the Larwill area of Whitley County in June of 2020.

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County policy regarding emergencies, particularly as they relate to weather and employee pay, is being reevaluated as explained during the Whitley County Commissioner and Council meetings last week.

Cameron Memorial Community Hospital in Angola and Parkview Health will continue to require visitors to its facilities to wear face coverings when the state’s mask mandate downgrades to a mask advisory on Tuesday.

COLUMBIA CITY — Whitley County policy regarding emergencies, particularly as they relate to weather and employee pay, is being reevaluated as explained during the Whitley County Commissioner and Council meetings last week.

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco’s boys track team picked up a dominating win in its annual invitational on Saturday, scoring almost 50 points more than its closest opponent.

COLUMBIA CITY — A former Albion resident was arrested Sunday in Mishawaka by the Indiana State Police on a warrant alleging he raped a woman in the Larwill area of Whitley County in June of 2020.

Happy birthday tomorrow to Sarah Gilbert and Chelsea Miller; to Julie Theobald on the 24th; Kary Cearbaugh and Brian Lehmkuhl on the 25th; Bill Smith on the 27th; and Teresa McLaughlin, Warren Deck and Mike Poyser on the 28th.

Last week I covered early lawn activities to consider doing now. This week I’ll cover things we should avoid doing, should only do in certain circumstances, or should at least postpone.

COLUMBIA CITY — The Community Foundation of Whitley County Inc. has received a Community Leadership Grant of $100,000 as part of the seventh phase of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT VII) initiative. With the grant, the Community Foundation will support Mission …

COLUMBIA CITY — The Community Foundation of Whitley County Inc. has received a Community Leadership Grant of $100,000 as part of the seventh phase of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT VII) initiative. With the grant, the Community Foundation will support Mission …

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Region of the American Red Cross has named Olivia Lusher as executive director for the Northeast Indiana Chapter, effective Aug. 31.

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County 4-H program will be hosting an Open House night on Tuesday, Oct. 20, from 6-7:30 p.m.

INDIANAPOLIS — After testing the waters by polling constituents last week about whether he should contest the 2020 presidential results in Congress on Tuesday, northeast Indiana Rep. Jim Banks officially signed on with dozens of other House Republicans to object to certification of the resul…

Amid more publicized contests for the Indiana governor’s office and the General Assembly, the state’s third branch of government — the judiciary — also will have a presence on the Nov. 3 general election ballot.

CHURUBUSCO — Churubusco High School played host to a candidate forum for the district’s three open board seats, which will be decided in November’s General Election.

INDIANAPOLIS — On March 23, 2020, the lives of many Hoosiers came to a standstill as Gov. Eric Holcomb announced his stay-at home order to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The governor said he wanted Hoosiers to “Hunker Down” for two weeks.