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Miller Poultry named Whole Foods Supplier of the Year

KPC News Service Apr 25, 2018  AUSTIN, Texas — Miller Poultry was named the Supplier of the Year in the perishable foods category for Whole Foods Market at the sixth annual Supplier Awards Night on April 19 in Austin, Texas. The event spotlighted producers that exemplify the grocer’s mission and core values through their commitment to quality, environmental stewardship, ethical sourcing and culinary innovation. Miller Poultry began in the 1940s in northern Indiana as a company…

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Carson to address graduates at Trine’s 133rd commencement

KPC News Service Apr 10, 2018 Updated Apr 11, 2018 ANGOLA — Benjamin S. Carson Sr., M.D., Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, will deliver the address at Trine University’s 133rd commencement ceremony in May. “Dr. Carson’s life is a shining example for Trine graduates and the community of the success that results from hard work and dedication,” said Earl D. Brooks II, Trine University president. “We look forward to his insights from his distinguished…

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Blume named to 2018 class of Forty Under 40

FORT WAYNE — Jason Blume, executive director of Innovation One, was honored with members of the 2018 class of Business Weekly’s Forty Under 40 on Thursday, March 29. Members of the class were honored at a special awards dinner at the Allen County Memorial Coliseum Conference Center. The Forty Under 40 Awards honor 40 individuals 39 years of age and younger who go above and beyond at work and in the community to make a difference. KPC Media Group, which sponsors the awards, said the…

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Angola receives 2018 street project bids

By Ashlee Hoos ahoos@kpcmedia.com March 20, 2018  ANGOLA — Bids were opened Monday night at the Angola Common Council meeting by Street Superintendent Doug Anderson for the 2018 Street Improvement Project. The project is for reconstruction on Redding Road, South Elizabeth Street and Woodard Avenue. Reconstruction includes the roadway, asphalt paving, concrete curbing, gutter, sidewalk and driveway approach as well as site restoration. Originally, the project was estimated at…

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HCI Forum hears discussion, ideas from the Angola community

By Ashlee Hoos  ahoos@kpcmedia.com Mar 16, 2018 Updated Mar 17, 2018 ANGOLA — Three rounds of discussion about the paths of placemaking, local economy and local leadership led the way during the Angola Hometown Collaboration Initiative Forum held Thursday night at Angola High School. The forum was held as part of the initiative to get citizens’ input and let them express their feelings and thoughts about what should be done to improve the community. With the forum complete, facts…

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Angola HCI forum will address placemaking, leadership, economy

By Ashlee Hoos  ahoos@kpcmedia.com Mar 12, 2018 Updated March 13, 2018 ANGOLA — The registration numbers are in, and 97 people signed up to attend Thursday’s Hometown Collaboration Initiative Community Forum at Angola High School. Registration begins at 5 p.m. and the forum kicks off at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the cafeteria common area at the high school, 350 S. John McBride Ave. The initiative is a partnership between the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs, Purdue…

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Angola listed as a top micropolitan in development

KPC News Service Mar 5, 2018 Updated 1 hr ago ANGOLA — Angola was ranked in the top 10 in the Top 100 Micropolitans list from Site Selection Magazine for the sixth year in a row, making the list seven of the last eight years, the magazine announced today. Angola was tied with seven other cities for 10th on the list out of 575 micropolitans in the country. A micropolitan is defined as a community between 10,000 and 50,000 people covering at least one county. “The City of Angola,…

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Angola Indiana Continues to Advance on Site Selection’s Top 100 List

Site Selection’s ranks 575 of the nation’s micropolitan areas, cities of 10,00 to 50,00 people which cover at least one county. This will be the seventh out of the previous eight years that Steuben County has made the Top 100 Micropolitan List. Since 2010 Steuben County has had 17 projects that met Site Selection’s qualifying criteria. Over the last seven years, the area has moved from being tied for 41st place to being tied for 18th place out of the 575 areas. As a state, in 2015…

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PH, Westview schools receive state Four Star honors

By Ashlee Hoos  ahoos@kpcmedia.com  and Patrick Redmond  predmond@kpcmedia.com Feb 23, 2018 Updated Feb 24, 2018 INDIANAPOLIS —Prairie Heights High School is an Indiana Department of Education Four Star School for 2016-17. The school which serves students in Steuben and LaGrange counties sits in LaGrange County and is one of three schools in the county to receive the distinction. The Four Star Schools designation is designed by IDOE to recognize great schools in Indiana. The other…

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Wyndham building Angola hotel

By Mike Marturello  mmarturello@kpcmedia.com Feb 19, 2018 Updated 2 hrs ago ANGOLA — A Wingate by Wyndham hotel will be the first development to locate in Angola Innovation Park, it was announced Monday during the meeting of the Angola Common Council. The approximately 90-room, four-story hotel will be the first project in the park, which is being developed at Interstate 69 and U.S. 20 by Angola First Development, a group of local developers that includes Jim Ingledue, Wayne and…

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