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Freezing rain advisory stays

March 18, 2013

      The Decatur area remained under a freezing rain advisory early this afternoon. The National Weather Service said a mixed bag of precipitation would persist into early afternoon across much of northern Indiana.
    The Indiana Department of Transportation reported around 12:30 p.m. that driving conditions remain difficult on Interstate 69 between US 224 (six miles south of Fort Wayne) north to DeKalb County Road 11-A (two miles south of Auburn).
    Drivers were urged to use caution.

 

Freezing rain ices city, area

March 18, 2013

    Freezing rain which hit the Decatur area around 5 a.m. today closed schools and caused some slideoffs, including a traffic accident which closed US 27 north of Berne for nearly two hours.    
    The freezing rain left a hard coat of ice over city streets and county roads, but the hazardous driving wasn't expected to last too long with a high reading of 44 degrees expected in Decatur today.

AC honors teacher who got IU honor

March 18, 2013

    Adams Central teacher Katie Isch was recognized by the school board this week after being named a recipient of the Armstrong Teacher Educator Award for 2013-14 by Indiana University (IU).
    The award was developed in 1997 to honor exemplary teachers throughout Indiana interested in working with teacher education students, faculty, and staff at IU, according to a release issued by the university.

Lawmakers say key decisions ahead

March 18, 2013

    With the 2013 session of the Indiana General Assembly having passed its midway point late last week, a pair of state lawmakers on Saturday said final decisions on school-related issues, the state’s biennial budget and other pending legislation will come slowly into focus during the next six weeks.

 

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