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Invest Steuben Awards honors Companies

(ANGOLA, IN) MARCH 13, 2017           Six plus one businesses were honored with Invest Steuben awards for their investments in the community during a presentation held during the first meeting of the year of the Steuben County Industrial Guild. Six of the businesses were those that helped Angola/Steuben County receive a top rating from Site Selection Magazine for development in 2016. The one was honored for being the first entrepreneur to…

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Texas, Nebraska Win Site Selection Magazine’s Governor’s Cup Awards

Top Metro and Micropolitan Areas for Corporate Facility Investment Also Named March 3, 2017  (ANGOLA, IN)      Atlanta, March 1, 2017: Texas and Nebraska have won the 2016 Site Selection Governor's Cups. This is the fourth year Site Selection recognizes the state with the most qualifying new and expanded facilities per capita, which Nebraska claims for its capital investment activity in 2016. Texas wins for having the most qualified projects of any state. The…

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Angola, Steuben County Tied for 18th on Top 100 Micropolitans for 2016

National Recognition March 1, 2017 (ANGOLA,IN)  Angola ranks tied for 18th on the Top 100 Micropolitans list from Site Selection Magazine for the fifth year in a row, making this list six out of the last seven years. In 2016, Steuben County had six projects that qualified to make this list, three of which were based in Angola, IN. Site Selection’s Conway Projects Database focuses on new corporate facility projects with significant impact, including headquarters, manufacturing…

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Enterprise Center Wins Funding

ANGOLA, IN (December 14, 2016)   The Northern Indiana Lakes Country Enterprise Center in Angola was awarded $323,000 in funding Tuesday by the Northeast Indiana Regional Development Authority, which also heard a LaGrange County request for more than $3.8 million to help with construction of the new Michiana Event Center in Shipshewana. The funding is provided via the $42 million Regional Cities Initiative grant that northeast Indiana won last year, which the RDA oversees. Steuben…

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Cameron receives 2016 Press Ganey Guardian Of Excellence Award

ANGOLA, IN (November 30, 2016)  Cameron Memorial Community Hospital has been named a 2016 Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey for outstanding performance in ambulatory surgery. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have consistently achieved the 95th percentile or above of performance in patient experience. The Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award is a nationally-recognized symbol of achievement in health care.…

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Cold Heading gives Fremont Fire Department Donation

FREMONT, IN (November 28, 2016) — Christmas has come early for the Fremont Fire Department, as it has received $25,000 from the Cold Heading Foundation. Jordon Trippe, department public information officer, said Cold Heading’s donation will be used to equip the department’s new fire truck with hoses and medical equipment. In a letter to Fremont Fire Department Chief Eric Hufnagle, Dave Goss, Cold Heading Co. vice president of operations, said the donation was in support of…

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Steuben EDC Returns to RDA this week

ANGOLA, IN (November 14, 2016)           The Steuben County Economic Development Corp. again will be presenting to the Northeast Indiana Regional Development Authority a request for funding for the Steuben County Enterprise Center. On Tuesday the SCEDC is returning before the RDA after having been removed from consideration for $700,000 in funding in July. The SCEDC is now seeking $300,000 and lists a project cost of nearly $1.9 million. The request…

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Steuben & DeKalb get Conservation Funding

ANGOLA, IN (November 7, 2016)  Steuben and DeKalb counties received the second largest Clean Water Indiana grant distributed this year by the Indiana State Department of Agriculture and the State Soil Conservation Board. A total of $938,651 in Clean Water Indiana grants were given to 34 Soil and Water Conservation Districts across the state. Many of the disbursements benefit multiple counties. While DeKalb County’s Soil and Water Conservation District applied for the grant, the funds…

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Steel Dynamics Foundation, Inc. contributes $1.25 million to Thunder Ice Arena

ANGOLA, IN (November 2, 2016)   Steel Dynamics Foundation Inc. is making a $1.25 million gift toward the construction of Trine University’s new Thunder Ice Arena. In recognition of Steel Dynamics’ generosity, the arena’s NCAA-compliant ice surface officially will be named the Thunder Steel Dynamics Ice Rink, with the company’s logo prominently displayed on center ice. “As both our birthplace and headquarters, northeast Indiana is an integral part of…

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The Metropolitan School District Passes $30M Budget

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…

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