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October 20th, 2014
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s Common Council approved its annual salary ordinance for its 80 city employees last week. After an approximate $1,000 raise for employees last year, there were little changes to the salary ordinance for 2014. One change is the addition of volunteer fire assistance pay.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia City High Schoolâ€™s Marching Eagles have spent 257.7 hours in practice and performance preparing for this yearâ€™s season.
For the 38 members of the band, it was worth the effort, as the Marching Eagles are advancing to the Scholastic Finals after a strong performance in the qualifying round last week at Homestead â€” for the first time in school history.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Columbia Cityâ€™s Park Department hosted its first mother/son Halloween party Friday night at Morsches Park.
A spin-off of the departmentâ€™s annual father/daughter dance, officials said they wanted to spread the fun to mothers and sons as well, creating the fall event.
WHITLEY COUNTY â€” Due to recent legislative changes by the state of Indiana, the Whitley County Department of Corrections will likely be dealing with an increase of jail inmates and supervised community criminals, such as those individuals enrolled in work release and home detention.
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Those planning to be the only Elsa at the Halloween party might want to let that one go. It's likely she'll be the number one costume this year. Mashable asked the data miners at Google Trends to share what costumes people are searching the most, and unsurprisingly, Queen Elsa tops the list. She's joined by a few of her Frozen castmates, and a whole slew of familiar faces in the pop culture world. So, while that Guardian's of the Galaxy costume may seem like a really awesome idea, thousands of others are planning to wear the same thing.
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COLUMBIA CITY â€” Nicholas Ianucilli is following in his familyâ€™s footsteps and joining the military. â€śA lot of my relatives have joined the military, and I have a sense of honor. I want to help the country I live in,â€ť Ianucilli said.
FORT WAYNE â€” For those amateur explorers and scientists looking to learn more about the world beneath their feet, the Three Rivers Gem and Mineral Society will be holding their 53rd Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil, Lapidary and Jewelry Show and Sale today through Sunday at the Allen County Fair Grounds.
Four- and five-year-old children from Stepping Stones Preschool went to the Merry Lea Environmental Center Farmstead for a field trip. The angora goat (pictured) enjoyed their company. On the trip, children learned that life on the farm is hard work. They pressed apples for cider, ground corn, made â€śmagicâ€ť muffins and helped feed farm animals.