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The Fire and Ice Festival, traditionally held on the Whitley County Courthouse Square, has been cancelled for 2013.
Both the Columbia City Chamber of Commerce and the mayorâs office confirmed the cancellation. Financial reasons were cited as the reason for cancellation, although an official statement has not been released. âWe are disappointed, but I support the Chamber of Commerceâs decisionâ said Columbia City Mayor Ryan Daniel. âWe would like to see a winter festival planned for Columbia City to bring people downtown, but that probably wonât happen for this year.â