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JADI lands grant for new program

KPC News Service Jan 16, 2019 ANGOLA — The Steuben County Probation Department announced Tuesday that its Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative office has been awarded an Indiana Criminal Justice Institute Title II grant in the amount of $52,368. The grant will go toward a program designed to provide community-based support for adjudicated youth and will afford Steuben Circuit Court additional options for juveniles. Juveniles are handled through the Circuit Court, which also…

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Cameron welcomes first full-time pediatrician to Steuben County

KPC News Service Dec 15, 2018 ANGOLA — The first ever full-time pediatrician to be based in Steuben County is joining Cameron Memorial Community Hospital’s Cameron Pediatrics team. Dr. Teykia Deveaux is a board-certified pediatrician focused on the care of infants, children and adolescents. Deveaux will become the first pediatrician to work fulltime in Steuben County. Other pediatricians have held office hours in Steuben County, but none have been based in the community, said…

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Angola part of planning effort with National Main Street

KPC News Service Nov 30, 2018 INDIANAPOLIS — Angola is one of seven Indiana Main Street communities that will participate in transformation workshops led by National Main Street Center consultants this winter. In addition to Angola, Beech Grove, Jasper, Madison, Peru, Terre Haute and Winamac volunteered for this pilot program, sponsored by the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs. “All seven communities have demonstrated the effective implementation of the Main Street Four…

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Council approves $1.5M loan to Ashley

By Mike Marturello mmarturello@kpcmedia.com Nov 14, 2018 ANGOLA — The Steuben County Council approved lending the town of Ashley $1.5 million to potentially use for infrastructure that will serve RES Polyflow on Tuesday. Steuben County and Ashley officials have been working with RES Polyflow since late 2015 on possibly siting a plant on bare ground near Ashley on land owned by Wayne Klink near his Klink Industries facility on C.R. 800S at Interstate 69. Funding for the innovative…

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Trine to launch new School of Computing

KPC News Service Nov 14, 2018 ANGOLA — To help meet the growing need for professionals in areas such as hardware and software development, networking and information technology, Trine University will launch its new School of Computing in the fall of 2019. The new academic school eventually will be housed in a planned $8.5 million expansion to Fawick Hall on Trine University’s main campus in Angola. The School of Computing will encompass current Trine programs in computer and…

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Fremont gets Community Crossings grant

By Amy Oberlin aoberlin@kpcmedia.com Nov 8, 2018 FREMONT — The town of Fremont has received a more than $800,000 Community Crossings grant, announced Gov. Eric Holcomb and the Indiana Department of Transportation Wednesday. “This is an excellent program and we are very excited to be a recipient of the Community Crossings Grant,” said Fremont Clerk-Treasurer Kathy Parsons. “The cost of street work has increased dramatically over the years and these funds will help us to keep up on…

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Greene honored with first Outstanding Asphalt Industry Educator Award

Nov 2, 2018 INDIANAPOLIS — The Board of Directors of the Asphalt Pavement Association of Indiana has announced that Gary Greene, associate professor of civil engineering at Trine University, is the recipient of the association's inaugural "Outstanding Asphalt Industry Educator Award." Greene will be presented with this recognition at the organization's annual meeting in Indianapolis on Dec. 20 at the Indianapolis Marriot East Conference Center. This award is not meant to be presented…

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Trine sees rise in career fair participation

KPC News Service Oct 24, 2018  ANGOLA — With a record number of students on its main campus and area businesses competing for quality employees in the face of historically low unemployment, Trine University has seen a huge jump this fall in career fair participation by students and employers. The fairs and the university’s career bootcamp are part of the strategy that helps Trine boast an employment rate of more than 99 percent for its graduates. “Career events aren’t just for…

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Unemployment takes a big drop in northeast Indiana

KPC News Service Oct 23, 2018 INDIANAPOLIS — Northeast Indiana continues to have some of the lowest unemployment rates in Indiana after all four counties in the extreme northeast corner experienced declines in September, says data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development. DeKalb, Noble and Steuben counties experienced declines of 0.7 of a percentage point and LaGrange 0.6 of a percentage point in September compared to August, the data says. At 2.2 percent unemployed,…

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Planners give green light to insurance building

By Lee Sauer news@kpcmedia.com ANGOLA — The Angola Plan Commission has approved a plan to build an insurance office building in a vacant lot a few blocks north of downtown. The commission met Monday in City Hall. Wagler and Associates intends to build an office building for Northwest Mutual Insurance on two back-to-back properties that stretch between North Wayne and Elizabeth streets. City Planner Vivian Likes told the council the proposed address for the property is 417 North Wayne…

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