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October 10th, 2014
CHURUBUSCO â Residents of Churubusco can look forward to newly planted and landscaped trees next fall with the adoption of a new tree ordinance.
Each fall the annual crop harvest coupled with the beginning of hunting season and the ârutâ (deer mating season) makes deer movement more prominent and the number of car/deer crashes increase. Motorists are reminded to use extra caution when driving in rural areas of Indiana. Deer are generally more active in the early morning (pre-dawn) hours or the hours just after dusk but could be on the move at anytime.
Motorists should take the following precautions when driving in rural areas to avoid having a crash involving a deer:
COLUMBIA CITY â Large businesses and corporations in Whitley County are familiar with the services found at the Whitley County Economic Development Corporation (EDC). However, a specific group of resources are catered to small businesses as well. Amanda Kessens is a small business owner with a shop set to open Saturday in downtown Columbia City.
WHITLEY COUNTY â With winter and the threat of heavy snowfall looming, the Whitley County Highway Department has made plans for salt acquisition to combat poor winter road conditions. Because of the increased demand and lack of proper supply, road officials are forced to come up with innovative and cost-saving solutions.
COLUMBIA CITY â Serving Whitley County senior citizens has been the mission of the Whitley County Council on Aging for 40 years. Seniors gathered at The Woodlands Senior Center Wednesday to commemorate the anniversary with a special lunch.
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COLUMBIA CITY â Careful not to get in over their heads, Whitley County Consolidated Schools officials are taking some time before jumping into a 1:1 technology program. While some may think a 1:1 program would simply consist of purchasing devices for students, WCCS is focusing on behind-the-scenes tasks before considering the purchase of devices.
It's time to think about cold weather and it's time to think about how it will affect one of your most important possessions: Your vehicle.
A special FALL CAR CARE section will be inserted in Friday's edition of The Post & Mail. The publication highlights tips and ideas, plus tells readers exactly where they can obtain the best auto buys and service locally.
COLUMBIA CITY Ââ For Whitley County residents who might be curious about a new career, feel stuck in a job, or are searching for opportunities to advance, WhitleyForward, in conjunction with Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast and Huntington University, will offer free career-path testing and counseling services Monday, Nov. 10 from 9 a.m. to noon and Thursday, Nov. 13 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
COLUMBIA CITY â Austin Fergusson, a Whitley County vineyard owner, doesnât make wine, but he grows the grapes and sells them to people who do.
Fergusson was the guest speaker at a Columbia City Rotary Club recent meeting. Heâs been told by various wineries that theyâll take all the grapes he can produce. The venture was supposed to make him a lot of money. âWeâre still waiting,â Fergusson said.