2022-02-02 E-Edition

Above and beyond the call of duty

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Firefighters respond to call, fix furnace

Ronnie Graham doesn’t consider it a “big deal,” he was just happy to help. The Monticello Firefighter/ EMT was responding to a call Sunday evening for a medical assist when he and Firefighter/Paramedic Ryan Hahn learned a local man’s furnace was not working. After seeing that the gentleman needed no medical attention, Graham and Hahn got to work. “Firefighter Hahn […]

‘Long duration winter storm’ expected

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Regardless of if Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow or not, White County is in for a significant winter storm through the end of the week. “This will be a large impactful and long duration winter storm,” Patrick Murphy with the National Weather Service of Northern Indiana said Monday evening. “Travel will be hazardous and may be for an extended duration […]

Frontier hires athletic director, football coach

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CHALMERS – Frontier School Corporation has a new dean of students, athletic director, and varsity football coach. On Monday, Jan. 31, the corporation approved the hiring of Raymond Jones to fill the positions left void by the resignation of Troy Burgess, who left the corporation in January to return home to South Putnam to be closer to his family. Jones […]

Carroll County Sheriff remembers fallen deputies

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A Carroll County Sheriff’s patrol car serves as a memorial to Deputy Noah Rainey and Jail Deputy Dane Northcutt who were killed in a single-vehicle crash while responding to call on Saturday, Jan. 29. See page 9 for the full story.

News in PHOTOS

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How well do you know White County history? 1) Pictured is the old grist mill that was located on the Tippecanoe River just north of the railroad bridge. What was the size of the footprint of this structure? 2) The original grist mill was finished in 1851 and was built by Empire Magee who built the wooden dam that powered […]

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Students honored by College Board

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Six Twin Lakes High School students received national recognition from the College Board for their academic achievement of the PSAT, or an AP exam. The students are Griffin McAtee, Alaina Wolfe, Elizabeth Clingman, Lars Spalsbury, Macy Green and Richard Davis.

Learn to budget at the Monticello library

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The Monticello-Union Township Library has planned a series titled “Where Does Your Money Go?” for patrons to learn about budgeting. The first part of the series will take place Feb. 8, at 6 p.m., at the library. “Does your money run out before the end of the month? Is it difficult to pay your bills on time? Do you wish […]

NEWS Briefs

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Chair exercise class offered at church First Presbyterian Church of Monticello invites the community to a chair exercise class at the church, 104 N. Illinois St., on Tuesday and Thursdays from 10-11 a.m. For more information, call 574-583-5787. Wine and Romance event planned for Whyte Horse Romance author Nan Reinhardt will visit the Whyte Horse Winery, 1510 S. Airport Road […]