January 30th, 2015
NORTH WEBSTER â€“ We could get a super snow for the Super Bowl here Sunday.
A Winter Storm Watch is in effect for all of Northern Indiana â€“ including Whitley County â€“ from 7 p.m. Saturday to 10 p.m. Sunday. Total snowfall amounts across the area are expected to be in the 6 to 12 inch range.
â€śOur confidence remains low to medium on the exact track and area of the highest snowfall amounts, but it looks as if most of the area will see at least 6 inches of snowfall,â€ť read a statement late Friday by the National Weather Service at North Webster in Kosciusko County.
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Columbia Cityâ€™s girls basketball team will be honoring its three seniors at Saturdayâ€™s game against New Haven at Columbia City at 7:30 p.m. Pictured are the seniors, from left: Macie Hinen, Baily Rentschler and Aubrey Wright.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Despite approximately 85 flu-related deaths in Indiana, local health officials say Whitley County has avoided a major outbreak â€” so far.
In mid-January, state health officials announced that there were 85 influenza-related deaths in Indiana, including 19 in one week.
Heather Reid, from the Whitley County Health Department, said so far, no cases have been reported to the office by the state department of health or Parkview Health; however, not all cases are officially reported.
NOTRE DAME â€” The Trine University women raced out to an early lead and never looked back in a 70-58 victory over St. Maryâ€™s in Michigan Interscholastic Athletic Association-action Wednesday night at Angela Athletic Facility.
The Thunder came out firing on all cylinders to take a 12-0 lead, and never trailed in the contest. The win was Trineâ€™s first regular-season MIAA win ever at St. Maryâ€™s.
COLUMBIA CITY â€” One of the functions of a museum is the preservation of the artifacts that form the bridge from the present into the past.
The Whitley County Historical Museum undertook just such a project recently in the restoration of a painting of Alexander Jackson Douglas.
Douglas may not be familiar in his own right to many in the community, but one of his 15 children ranks as one of Columbia Cityâ€™s more famous favorite sons.
Columbia City senior Tristin Anglin works to turn Norwellâ€™s Chandler Schoeff at the Northeast Hoosier Conference tournament. Wrestlers from Whitko and Churubusco will join Anglin and his Columbia City teammates at the IHSAA Carroll Sectional on Saturday. The opening round begins at 8 a.m.
FORT WAYNE â€” Several Indian Springs Middle School art students took home 21 Scholastic Art Awards at the annual competition in Fort Wayne this month.
Three Gold Key, eight Silver Key and 10 Honorable Mentions were awarded to the young artists.
There were 4,486 total entries in the contest, and 273 Gold Keys, 161 Silver Keys and 136 Honorable Mentions were awarded.
Icy roads have interrupted school schedules again this week.
Whitley County Consolidated Schools went from a two-hour delay to a three-hour delay and eventually closed Friday morning.
Whitko had a two-hour delay and Smith-Green Community Schools was under a three-hour delay.