South Bend Agriculture Property Sells For Millions

Approximately 525 acres of agricultural land near South Bend sold at auction for $4,525,000 Wednesday, with Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company managing the sale. The successful auction of farm equipment added $690,975, bringing the total for the day to more than $5.2 million. The auction featured part … Read More

Fort Wayne Company Reports Higher Earnings

Steel Dynamics, Inc. (nasdaq/gs:STLD) today announced second quarter 2014 net income of $72 million, or $0.31 per diluted share, on net sales of $2.1 billion. By comparison, prior year second quarter net income was $29 million, or $0.13 per diluted share, on net sales of $1.8 billion; and … 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

Fort Wayne Company Awarded Military Contract

Petroleum Traders Company of Fort Wayne has been awarded a maximum $15,838,744 modification (P00010) to add additional line items on a 3-year base contract (SP0600-13-D-8523). This is a fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract for ultra-low-sulfur diesel fuel. Locations of performance are South Carolina, Missouri, Arkansas and Georgia, with an … Read More

Ivy Tech North Central Welcomes Leigh Ann Jacobsen

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SOUTH BEND — Leigh Ann Jacobson joined Ivy Tech Community College’s North Central region as the Executive Director of Resource Development on June 23. Leigh Ann will be responsible for developing and sustaining fundraising efforts in Ivy Tech North Central’s four-county area. She will identify and cultivate potential … Read More

BAKFC Announces New Office Location

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Builders Association Kosciusko Fulton Counties is pleased to announce their new office location. Effective June 30 the BAKFC is now located at 523 South Buffalo Street, Suite B. “This move allows the Builders Association to continue the synergies created by relocating with the Kosciusko Chamber in their new … Read More

Lake City Place Celebrating Grand Re-Opening

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Lake City Place will celebrate its grand re-opening with a ribbon cutting at 425 Chinworth Court in Warsaw on Thursday, July 10 at 4 p.m. “At Lake City Place, residents are at the center of our small, homelike community,” says Andrea Reed, manager of events at Kosciusko Chamber … Read More

Ribbon Cutting at My Red Moon

Pictured from left: Renea Salyer, KChamber VP member relations; Jen Pyle, KChamber; Tonya Bowser, My Red Moon co-owner; Chris Mahan, KChamber Ambassador, Mahan 9 Group; Aloha Gest, My Red Moon; Angie Robbins, KChamber Ambassador, PNC Bank; Becky Plummer, KChamber Ambassador, Staffmark; Laurie Schotz, KChamber Ambassador, Warsaw PAC; Bernadine Boggs, Pierceton Chamber. Not pictured: Mark Phillabaum, My Red Moon co-owner.

The Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon cutting at My Red Moon Curiosities & Collectibles located at 806 N. First Street in Pierceton. My Red Moon Curiosities & Collectibles features over 12,000 square feet of an eclectic mix of antiques, home decor, art, indoor and outdoor furniture. … Read More

Governor Pence Hosts Tax Conference

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INDIANAPOLIS – Today Governor Mike Pence, the Office of Management and Budget and the Department of Revenue host the Indiana Tax Competitiveness and Simplification Conference at the Indiana Government Center. The conference brings together nearly 200 local and national tax experts and policy makers to focus on ways … Read More

Chamber Announces June Pop-In Member

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The Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce pops-in each month to visit and thank a member. June’s pop-in member, the American Red Cross, Kosciusko County Chapter, is located at 320 North Buffalo Street, Warsaw. A non-government agency; the American Red Cross relies on donations of time, money and blood to … Read More

Start your own business: Harman’s Window Cleaning

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This article was originally posted on Handy Father. At the office the other day, we had a man who owns his own business come in, Nicolas Harman, who owns and runs Harman Window Cleaning. Rather than this post being an advertisement I want to extract a few aspects … Read More

Downtown Fort Wayne Development Agreements Reached

The Ash Brokerage Corporation and Hanning & Bean Enterprises development, which will continue the positive momentum and transformation of downtown Fort Wayne and bring new jobs to the community, has reached a milestone with the signing of development agreements. The agreements are contracts that allow the city of … Read More

Kosciusko Kickstart, A Smarter Education

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George Robertson, president of KEDCo, presented the Kosciusko County Redevelopment Commission with an update on his Kosciusko Kickstart program at the commission’s meeting on Thursday, May 8. The commission was shown a mockup of the Kosciusko Kickstart website. “We hope, in 2-3 weeks, we will be able to launch … Read More

Robertson Discusses Economy, Biomet-Zimmer Merger

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At the Kosciusko County Redevelopment Committee meeting on May 8, KEDCo President George Robertson had plenty to report on economic growth and the Biomet-Zimmer merger. “We are still on an upward trend in the first quarter,” said Robertson. He reported the employment was going up and unemployment was … Read More