Business


Lakeland Financial Presenting At New York Conference

Lakeland Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:LKFN), parent company of Lake City Bank, will be presenting at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods 2014 Community Bank Investor Conference at 1 :30 p.m. Sunday, July 29, in New York. Interested investors may view a copy of the slides used in the presentation by accessing … Read More

KHCH Helps Young Mother And Son Succeed

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Chelsie’s pregnancy seemed normal and her son Braxton looked like a healthy baby boy when she brought him home. What appeared to be new mother’s anxiety soon became a harsh reality when Chelsie took Braxton to his doctor five times in the first four days. She knew something … Read More




Fort Wayne Company Aquires Mississippi Company

Steel Dynamics Inc. (nasdaq/gs:STLD) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100 percent of Severstal Columbus LLC (“Columbus”) from OAO Severstal. Located in northeast Mississippi, Columbus is one of the newest and most technologically advanced mini-mills in North America. Steel Dynamics will purchase … Read More

Indiana Private Sector Employment Rises

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The Hoosier State gained 10,000 private sector jobs in June, with every major industry sector experiencing growth. Indiana’s private sector gains signified the largest June increase on record. Since July, 2009, the low point of employment in the state, Indiana’s private sector has expanded by 235,300 jobs. Manufacturing … Read More

Kralis Brothers Foods Rumored Closing Untrue

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When Kralis Brothers Foods LLC, located at 2601 S. Tinkey Rd. in Mentone, sent employees home this week and shut down its operations, rumors began circulating that the closing would be permanent. However, according to plant manager Jay Boggs, the closing is entirely temporary. Kralis, one of three poultry … Read More

Rally’s Hosts Grand Opening Today

Front row (from left): Gina Clevenger, Warsaw Chamber of Commerce; Jennifer Manwaring, Anderson Greenhouse; Cindy Dobbins, Warsaw City Council; Becky Plumber, Staffmark and ambassador, WKCOC; Jim Woods, Good Oil Company, Rallys; Tracee Rodriguez, Rally's; Amanda Greer, Good Oil; Laurie Henry, Good Oil; Mikki Earp Good Oil, Macy and Madison Earp; Joni Truex, Builders Association of Kosciusko/Fulton County; Renee Salyer, WKCOC.

Second row:  Daniel Hernandez, Rally's; Courtney Golding; Good Oil; Wyatt Good; Good Oil; Chris Mahan, Mahan Group and ambassador WKCOC.
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Good Oil Company headquartered in Winamac, Ind., is pleased to announce the grand opening of their new Rally’s location in Warsaw. The Rally’s, operating inside their Good-To-Go convenience store and fueling center features the famous Rally’s menu, including seasoned hamburgers, grilled hot dogs and chicken wings. Combo and … Read More

BAKFC Names June Outstanding Members

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The Builders Association Kosciusko Fulton Counties is pleased to announce the June Associate Member and June Builder Member selected. Kyle Wurtzel, Northwestern Mutual Financial Services, was chosen as the June Associate Member. Kyle is a Financial Advisor for Northwestern Mutual Financial Services, with offices in Peru and Warsaw. … Read More

Snyder Selected To Serve On Roundtable Discussion

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Ivy Tech Community College President Thomas J. Snyder, who resides in Anderson and on Tippecanoe Lake, Leesburg, was selected by Executive Office of the President of the United States of America and the Department of Labor to serve on a White House Roundtable Discussion and Summit on expanding … Read More

Kosciusko Employment Numbers Are Up

Total employment in Kosciusko County for May 2014 hit 40,460, which is 736 more people employed than April. “We have not seen this level of total employed since before the recession,” noted Kosciusko Economic Development Corporation President George Robertson. “Part of the increase is summer hiring for our … Read More

Fort Wayne Passes ‘Right To Work’ Bill

According to Inside INdiana Business, the Fort Wayne City Council has approved a measure modeled after the state’s “right to work” law for some city employees. Councilman Mitch Harper proposed the ordinance, which he says aligns city policy with the law passed two years ago by Indiana lawmakers. … Read More