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May 21st, 2015

EAGLE TECH: Bringing back Taste of the Town

May 21, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — Eagle Tech Academy brought back Taste of the Town (TOT) on Saturday, this time with some extra spice.

Last year, there were many crafters who came out to show off their work. This year TOT worked hard to bring in more local businesses than last year.

EAGLE LOSS: ’Busco softball falls to Hornets

May 21, 2015

ANGOLA — Angola’s Lady Hornets scored four runs in each of the first two innings to down Churubusco’s Lady Eagle softball team 8-2 in a Northeast Corner Conference game Tuesday evening at Angola.

Angola put up four runs in the first inning and another four runs in the second to take an 8-0 lead.

PASSAGES PROFILES: Passages programs encourage wellness

May 21, 2015

Passages Profiles ’15 is a 10-week series of features published each Thursday about the programs of Passages, the local organization that has been serving those with intellectual disabilities since 1954.
COLUMBIA CITY — Donna Dake’s title is “director of supported living” for Passages, Inc., but this Wednesday she reaches over and turns up the volume on the compact disc player, blaring out country music and begins to encourage nine Passages’ clients to get up and dance.
Dake’s wellness class is just one of several classes offered at Passages’ Creative Learning Center.

•VIDEO ALERT• David Letterman Says Goodbye to the "Late Show"

May 21, 2015

Letterman has a star-studded finale

ADVISORY: North-bound ramp from U.S. 30 to I-69 closed due to overturned semi

May 21, 2015

ALLEN COUNTY — Indiana State Police and the Allen County Sheriff's Department are on the scene of a partially overturned semi blocking the exit from east-bound U.S. 30 and north-bound I-69.

The ramp as well as the far right lane of I-69 is closed at this time as crews work to turn the semi upright.

SEASON COMING TO A CLOSE: Col. City tennis No. 1 doubles team advances to regional

May 21, 2015

WARSAW — Columbia City’s Lady Eagle tennis team opened IHSAA sectional play Wednesday evening, taking on the host Warsaw Lady Tigers.

Columbia City fell by a 4-1 score eliminating IT from the team competition, however, the Columbia City doubles team of Macie Hinen and Aubrey Wright will advance to the Culver Academies regional by virtue of their win at No. 1 doubles.

8TH SAFEST: Col. City ranked 11th best in state

May 21, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — A national website has ranked Columbia City the 11th-best small “town” in Indiana.

Towns include suburbs and cities with less than 100,000 residents.

U.S. Niche ranks the cities and towns based on livability, using a grading system for weather, safety, schools, access to activities, jobs, housing and transportation.

May 20th

COMING DOWN: Downtown building

May 20, 2015

Crews from Kim Reiff Construction began razing an unsafe building on West Van Buren Street in Columbia City this week. The building was recently gifted to the city. Because the building is leaning, officials decided to have it demolished. Much of the demolition will have to be by hand due to multiple utility wires near the structure. The razing will be completed before Old Settlers Days in late June.

TO REGIONAL: 15 girls tracksters advance

May 20, 2015

WHITLEY COUNTY — The road to the IHSAA track and field championships began Tuesday evening for all three Whitley County high school girls’ track teams.

Columbia City’s Lady Eagles competed at Warsaw high school, placing eighth as a team. The host Warsaw Lady Tigers ran away with the team title.

REQUIRED: Fire extinguishers must be on food trucks

May 20, 2015

COLUMBIA CITY — A recent influx of food trucks in Columbia City has prompted officials to require more safety regulations.

Currently, state law does not require food trucks to have fire extinguishers on them.

The Columbia City Fire Department recently prompted the City Council to approve an ordinance to require extinguishers on food trucks in the city limits.

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