August 26th, 2014
COLUMBIA CITY â€” With new testing making its way to Indiana this spring, Whitley County Consolidated Schoolsâ€™ Superintendent Patricia Oâ€™Connor took the opportunity to review the districtâ€™s history of the ISTEP+ test over the last six years.
COLUMBIA CITY â€“ A strong thunderstorm roared through central Whitley County shortly before 6 p.m. Monday, with winds topping 50 mph, accompanied by torrential rain and lightning.
The temperature plummeted from 93 degrees to 73 in the span of less than 15 minutes as the storm hit.
In Columbia City, rain fell at the rate of nearly two inches per hour as sustained winds of 35-40 mph gusted to more than 50 mph.
There were no immediate reports of catastrophic damage, no tornadoes or personal injury. Watch for updates on this website and details in
Tuesday's Post & Mail.
A variety of cars were on display during Larwillâ€™s Squawbuck Dayâ€™s Saturday. The event began Friday and continued through Sunday. As part of the town festival, special meals were prepared by The Lions Club, Richland Township Fire Department and several churches.
CHURUBUSCO Ââ€” The town of Churubusco will again be collecting non-perishable food and toiletry items for the Churubusco United Methodist Church and St. John Bosco Catholic Church food pantries.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Michelle Urban, leader of the Whitley County Consolidated Schoolsâ€™ Safety Committee, is â€śexcitedâ€ť to bring new projects to the table this school year.
WARSAW â€” Whitkoâ€™s boys soccer team picked up its first win of the season Saturday at Lakeland Christian Academy. The Wildcats took down Lakeland in a close, 3-2 match.
LARWILL â€” Food, garage sales, a flea market and a car show were all featured at Larwillâ€™s Squawbuck Days. However, it was history that plucked the heart strings for many who attended the three-day festival.
MON AUG 25 2014
...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS IN STORE FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN
INDIANA AND FAR SOUTHWESTERN LOWER MICHIGAN...
WHILE THE CHANCE DOES EXIST FOR SOME CLOUD COVER IN SPOTS TODAY...
AFTERNOON HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE STILL EXPECTED TO CLIMB INTO THE
UPPER 80S TO AROUND 90 ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA. INCREASING
HUMIDITY LATER THIS MORNING INTO THIS AFTERNOON WILL ALLOW FOR
HEAT INDEX READINGS TO CLIMB INTO THE 95 TO 100 DEGREE RANGE.
THOSE WORKING OUTDOORS TODAY SHOULD TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS AND STAY
NEW HAVEN â€” After a strong week of conference play, Columbia Cityâ€™s girls golf team placed seventh at the New Haven Invitational, with a much-improved score from the squadâ€™s 18-hole invite last week.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” A South Bend man was injured after rolling his vehicle on U.S. 30 Saturday night. Bradley Zalas, 34, was traveling east on U.S. 30 near Wolf Road when he ran off the roadway and into the median, according to Whitley County Sheriffâ€™s Sergeant Cory Patrick.