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Ride Rescue: New rideshare company coming to Whitley County; drivers needed currently

The Whitley County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center wishes to extend a Chamber Welcome to new business owner Leilanni Deveraux, owner of Ride Rescue serving Whitley County. She will be offering a brand new, ride sharing program in Whitley… Continue Reading →

Indiana State Fair will feature Indiana Grown marketplace

From reports Beginning July 30 at the Indiana State Fair, Hoosiers can get a taste of Indiana-based products from Indiana Grown members all over the state. The State Fair Agriculture/Horticulture building will house a marketplace with hundreds of products available… Continue Reading →

Gator captured in northern Whitley County’s New Lake

(Talk of the Town photo provided) A murky video surfaced on social media over the weekend, showing what the poster indicated could be an alligator in a Whitley County lake.Today, photographs have emerged from an individual claiming to have caught… Continue Reading →

Cabin Cruiser catches fire on Lake Wawasee

From reports  Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a boat fire that occurred Saturday and injured two passengers. At approximately 2:55 p.m., Kosciusko County Dispatch received a 911 call for a boat fire with injuries near the Wawasee Boat Company on… Continue Reading →

Hearts for Service: Rotarians help at the Whitley County 4-H Fair

(Talk of the Town photo provided) Members of the Columbia City Rotary Club volunteered their time and cheerful dispositions to assist at the 2021 Whitley County 4-H Fair on Tuesday, serving meals in the 4-H Center building as they have… Continue Reading →

INDOT hosting hiring fairs Thursday

From reports The Indiana Department of Transportation is hosting hiring fairs at four locations across the state on Thursday, July 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET. Full-time Highway Maintenance Technicians with CDL start at $20 per hour and… Continue Reading →

Application period opens for DNR urban forestry grants

Article provided Communities throughout Indiana have the chance to advance their urban forestry goals through the Indiana DNR Community and Urban Forestry Assistance (CUFA) grant program, which has opened its 2021 grant application period. CUFA funds are provided by the… Continue Reading →

Ivy Tech Fort Wayne and Warsaw announce new student service hours to meet student need

Article provided Ivy Tech Community College‚Äôs Fort Wayne Campus and Warsaw Site have adjusted their student service hours in order to better serve current and prospective students through both virtual and in-person services. Student service offices include Financial Aid, Express… Continue Reading →

11 Indiana food banks receive $1 million in funding

From reports  Lt. Gov. Crouch and the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) announced today that 11 food banks serving Indiana will receive a combined total of $1 million dollars, through the General Assembly, to support their efforts in feeding food insecure Hoosiers…. Continue Reading →

Culvert repair closes part of 250 West this week

(Talk of the Town photo by JoAnn Roby-Pullen) Culvert work has a busy thoroughfare to northern Whitley County closed down for awhile. CR 250 West is closed for a culvert repair between Sheckler Road and CR 400 North. The road… Continue Reading →

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