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May 16th, 2015
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PIERCETON â One person is dead following a tractor-trailer crash along U.S. 30, just east of Pierceton Friday afternoon.
Officers and emergency personnel responded at 12:23 p.m. to a 9-1-1 call of a single vehicle, semi tractor/trailer crash on U.S. 30, east of Ind. 13.
Officers arrived and located that the vehicle had crashed into, and was still inside, a vacant business.
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COLUMBIA CITY â The Federal Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp, or âduck stamp,â will increase in price for the first time in 24 years.
The cost will change from the current $15 to $25. The increase adjusts for inflation over the last 24 years. Several conservation organizations, including Ducks Unlimited and Delta Waterfowl, support the increase.
The 2005 National Duck Hunter Survey showed that 65 percent of U.S. duck hunters spent more than $250 per season.
SOUTH WHITLEY Ââ Town council members approved a tree trimming and removal plan at Tuesdayâs meeting in South Whitley.
Plant Growth Management Systems, Inc. will handle the $77,000 project to clear unwanted trees and trim low-hanging limbs.
SOUTH WHITLEY Ââ Whitko High School received a silver medal and was ranked 47th in the state in a recently released report from U.S. News and World Reports.
Information supplied by the Indiana Department of Education was used to determine school ranking. The report ranked schools based on student/teacher ratio, college readiness and proficiency in algebra and English.
COLUMBIA CITY â Two new deputies were sworn in to the Whitley County Sheriffâs Department Thursday afternoon.
Jon Stoffel and Tim Hartman are no strangers to law enforcement, and have begun patrol in Whitley County.
COLUMBIA CITY â A popular entertainment event at the Whitley County 4-H Fair is facing scrutiny and criticism from concerned citizens.
As it enters the third year at the Grandstand, pig wrestling is being called âbarbaricâ and âclasslessâ by those who oppose a team of people attempting to restrain a screaming pig.
COLUMBIA CITY â Columbia City High School held its Honors Convocation Monday evening in Newell Rice Auditorium.
Awards and scholarships were distributed for academics, extra-curriculars and athletics.
Northeast Indiana Cub Scouts converged in Columbia City for the annual Soap Box Derby. Above, Brandon Kirtlan, of Fremont, speeds down the hill on Old Trail Road Saturday morning. The track was set up on Old Trail Road between Van Buren Street and Market Street.
COLUMBIA CITY â Junk pick-up will restart on Columbia Cityâs east side on Saturday â the same day as Columbia Shoresâ annual garage sale.
Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel said the trash company is aware of the garage sales and the city is working to accommodate the extra traffic.