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Cameron receives national top-100 ranking

By Mike Marturello mmarturello@kpcmedia.com Feb 15, 2019 ANGOLA — The Cameron Memorial Community Hospital community received quite a surprise last week when the hospital was named one of the top 100 critical access hospitals in the United States.   News of the ranking came a bit unconventionally — via text message.   The news made it to Angola a bit quicker than it might have otherwise because Dr. Tom Miller, a member of the Cameron board of directors, and his wife, Tammy, happened…

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REMC gives grant to Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry

Amy Oberlin 2/7/2019 12pm ANGOLA — Steuben County REMC recently awarded Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry a grant for $5,000 from its Operation Round Up Fund to be used to serve Steuben County residents. The funds will help Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry pay processing fees for large game and livestock donations within Steuben County. The processed meat will then be given to area hunger-relief agencies. Founded in 2011, Hoosiers Feeding the Hungry is asking area hunters and farmers to take…

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Council approves facade grant, hears from EDC

By Ashlee Hoos ahoos@kpcmedia.com  Feb 6, 2019 ANGOLA — The Angola Common Council approved a façade grant for work on the rear of the Angola Quilt Shop, 206 W. Maumee St., during its meeting on Monday.   Steve and Tammy DiPasquale own the shop and are planning to remodel the rear façade of the building which will include removing the boards covering the original windows and installing new as well as a second floor rear façade door and a storefront door on the front façade. A permit…

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Business-student mentoring program started

KPC News Service  Feb 5, 2019 FORT WAYNE — The Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership and Diverse Talent Strategies have partnered to deploy the Engage Mentoring program to area employers. The initiative will help northeast Indiana students connect with quality mentors in the regional business community and will arm employers with tools to attract, retain and develop talent. The Engage Mentoring program is a model that uses a proprietary software system to help employees build the…

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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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