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PLEASANT LAKE, IN (October 20, 2016) — The Metropolitan School District of Steuben County Board of School Trustees gave its final approval to a $30 million budget at Tuesday night’s meeting at Pleasant Lake Elementary School.
Along with the budget, the board accepted capital projects and bus replacement plans for the coming year. The budget will be sent to the state Department of Local Government Finance. Along with several other typical resolutions, the board gave MSD business…
ANGOLA, IN (October 17, 2016) Ventra Angola, a parts manufacturer for the automotive industry, announced plans Thursday to expand its operations in northeast Indiana, making an $8.1 million investment and creating up to 88 new jobs by 2019.
“Indiana businesses have added more than 156,000 new jobs since 2013, providing increased quality employment opportunities for Hoosiers across the state,” said Gov. Mike Pence. “Indiana offers a low-cost, low-tax business…
ANGOLA, Ind. (Oct. 13, 2016) – Ventra Angola, a parts manufacturer for the automotive industry, announced plans today to expand its operations in northeast Indiana, creating up to 88 new jobs by 2019.
"Indiana businesses have added more than 156,000 new jobs since 2013, providing increased quality employment opportunities for Hoosiers across the state," said Governor Mike Pence. "Indiana offers a low-cost, low-tax business climate that supports growth, allowing job creators to invest in…
ANGOLA, IN (October 11, 2016) - An Ohio economic development professional has been hired as the new executive director of the Steuben County Economic Development Corporation.
Isaac R. Lee of Defiance, Ohio will be acting as the executive director starting October 10, 2016.
“After an extensive search for a new executive director, we made an offer to Isaac,” said Craig Ralston, Steuben County EDC Board of Directors President. “With his experience and background, he’s a…
ANGOLA, IN (October 5, 2016) – The Steuben County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) is pleased to announce that Connie McCahill, President and CEO of Cameron Memorial Community Hospital, has recently been added to their 17-member board of directors.
Craig Ralston, SCEDC Board President stated, “The SCEDC is excited to have Mrs. McCahill accept our invitation to fill a vacated board seat. We feel that she will bring a valuable perspective to our board…
ANGOLA, IN (September 26, 2016) Maria Davis believes people are the main drivers of the downtown.
That was pretty obvious by last Wednesday’s large annual Angola Cruise to the Monument event that featured the second Flip Your Seat Auction. Hundreds converged on the downtown to share their love of all things cars and community.
Davis is Angola’s downtown services coordinator. Her work is promoting the downtown and its people leading them to a higher quality of life, all…
FREMONT, IN (September 21) The school operating funds referendum approved last November paid off for Fremont faculty and staff Monday as the Fremont Community Schools Board of Trustees approved raises and covered increases in the cost of insurance.
Fremont Classroom Teachers Association members received raises of approximately 13 percent and the increased cost of insurance, which would have jumped some 12 percent, approximately $1,000, was covered in the new contract.
AUBURN, IN (September 16, 2016) It comes as no surprise that the two biggest drivers of the four-county area’s economy are agriculture and manufacturing.
With that comes some significant risk. A downturn in either or both could strike a painful — if not crippling — blow to the growth of DeKalb, LaGrange, Noble and Steuben counties.
And yet, an even bigger challenge faced by the counties involves a different type of growth: population.
Simply put, the four-county area…
FLINT, IN (September 12, 2016) The Steuben Lakes Regional Waste District Board approved the 2017 budget at its meeting on Thursday.
The total proposed 2017 expense budget is $4.7 million. The income budget is $4.9 million.
District Superintendent Tim Frederick said next year’s budget reflects a little over a 2 percent increase from the current year.
Next year’s budget includes a half year’s salary for Frederick’s replacement. Frederick has announced his…
ANGOLA, IN (September 7, 2016) — Angola Mayor Dick Hickman’s said his proposed 2017 budget is 15 years in the making and calls for a $5.834 million general fund.
Hickman presented the budget to the Angola Common Council held Tuesday due to Monday’s Labor Day holiday.
“We have been working on this budget 15 years. Each year, our budgets are a moving target. All of our department heads do the best they can to forecast their needs for the next three to five…