INDIANAPOLIS — COVID-19 is making a comeback in Indiana, which is being demonstrated most clearly by sharper rising hospitalizations occurring over the last week. Read more
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.
INDIANAPOLIS — With Indiana now near 50% of its population 12 and over fully vaccinated against COVID-19, state health officials provided an update about the progress and the continuing challenges in fighting the virus.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has received reports of sick and dying songbirds from 15 counties statewide, according to a news release dated June 25. As the investigation continues, the DNR recommends all Hoosiers remove their birdfeeders statewide.
COLUMBIA CITY — Members of the Blue Lake Conservancy District appeared before the Whitley County Commissioners at their most recent meeting asking for matching grant dollars to fund needed projects to the area.
Residents of the U.S. 30 Corridor met June 10 to learn what the Indiana Department of Transportation has in mind to improve safety and traffic flow at the five intersections. Under the state’s microscope along the heavily traveled route are the Kroemer, Flaugh, O’Day, Stahlhut and Leesburg/F…
INDIANAPOLIS — Vaccine demand both locally and across the state continued to fade this week, but numbers may see a boost next week as adolescents 12-15 years old can start receiving vaccines.
INDIANAPOLIS — All of northeast Indiana has now turned yellow in the state’s latest COVID-19 weekly ratings as the state as a whole has continued to show more virus activity week-to-week.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosiers ages 40 and older are now eligible to receive a free COVID-19 vaccine. The Indiana Department of Health announced the policy on Saturday. It took effect Monday.
CHURUBUSCO — Many communities turn to art — dynamic murals that not only beautify the community but attract people, spending dollars at local businesses, and maybe even moving to the area.
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ANGOLA — Being able to send her daughter to a quality day care facility and remain in the workforce has always been important to Hayley Smoker.
COLUMBIA CITY — Indiana’s legislators are halfway through session, and Whitley County’s representatives offered updates on some of what has been happening so far in a recent meeting with the community.
WHITLEY COUNTY — The Columbia City/Whitley County Joint Planning & Building Department is once again seeking the public’s ideas for the future of the county.
INDIANAPOLIS — More than 125,000 residents in the 12-county northeast Indiana area have had at least one shot of a COVID-19 vaccine, including more than 5,400 in Whitley County.
CHURUBUSCO — Earlier this month, officials in Churubusco shared that after searching for a crossing guard to serve the area of Short Street and Ind. 205 for quite some time, it needed to end the search.
INDIANAPOLIS — Recent snowstorms caused some disruptions in vaccine distribution across the state, with tens of thousands of vaccine appointments needing to be rescheduled.
COLUMBIA CITY — Like her counterparts, newly sworn-in Whitley County Commissioner Theresa Green has hit the ground running, learning what she can and looking ahead to how she can best serve the county.
CHURUBUSCO — For the past year, the town of Churubuso has been working with DLZ Engineering on preliminary plans for upgrading the town’s sewer plant and lift stations.
COLUMBIA CITY — The COVID-19 vaccine has been in the forefront of many minds and as more doses are made available, the county health department is trying to provide what it can.
WHITLEY COUNTY — Whitley County remains on the wrong side of the state’s coronavirus statistics, as the county recorded the highest positivity rate of the 92 counties.
COLUMBIA CITY — “The Whitley County Economic Development Corporation strives to be the single point of contact for those businesses we want to attract and retain,” EDC President Dale Buuck said.
INDIANAPOLIS — Unemployment in northeast Indiana continues to move back toward prepandemic levels, said the final report of estimates for 2020, said monthly data released Wednesday by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.