COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Council considered several items at its latest meeting, including those from the sheriff’s department and the county commissioners.

COLUMBIA CITY — At the latest meeting of the Whitley County Commissioners, it was approved to write a letter of support as the Regional Sewer District looks to apply for grant monies on various projects.

Happy birthday today to “Tip” Alcers and Glenn McCoy; and tomorrow to Margaret Blake, Louise Barnhart and Virginia Page; Andy Schemm, Thelma Ott, Bill Ransom, Alice Conrad, Trisha Lee and Austin Jacquay on the 10th; Jay P. Rosswurm, Nancy Bowers Foote and Janna England on the 12th; Rick Shal…

COLUMBIA CITY — The Whitley County Council considered several items at its latest meeting, including those from the sheriff’s department and the county commissioners.

COLUMBIA CITY — At the latest meeting of the Whitley County Commissioners, it was approved to write a letter of support as the Regional Sewer District looks to apply for grant monies on various projects.

Angola went places it has never been to in boys track and field, like winning sectional and regional championships. And elite distance runner Izaiah Steury and coach Brad Peterson were big reasons why.

I have received several calls recently from frustrated gardeners asking what chewed up their otherwise healthy vegetable plants. After planting, weeding, nurturing and hoping for a bountiful harvest, one can certainly appreciate this frustration. It’s sometimes hard to do a “post-mortem” on …

Birds have declined. Certainly there aren’t as many birds as there were when I was a boy.

Nine months ago at a coffee shop in Auburn, I asked our congressman, Jim Banks, how he planned to deal with the likelihood that after the November election, he would be in the minority party for another two years.

In Whitley County, as in other parts of Indiana, some of the soybean fields look quite variable due to rainfall patterns and ponding. Generally, the issue of variability in many fields is due to excess rain events, but that is not the case everywhere. A Purdue expert recently discussed “wet …

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.

The pandemic affected many aspects of life last year, and the annual Three Rivers Festival in Fort Wayne was no different. It was canceled as the pandemic grew more widespread, but it is back on and has a few more events added to the roster than usual this year. The 52nd annual Three Rivers …

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.

AUBURN — The Antique Automobile Club of America will bring more than 300 vintage cars to its Central Spring Nationals meet in Auburn, July 1-3 at Auburn Auction Park south of the city.