INC's "Life's Better Here" Tour In Columbia City

By Peter Neumann

September 16, 2010 Updated Nov 12, 2013 at 12:12 AM EDT

Columbia City, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) - Columbia City and Whitley County were host to Indiana's NewsCenter's "Life's Better Here" tour, with special coverage airing on Indiana's NewsCenter at 5 on WPTA 21Alive.

With it's storied courthouse as a backdrop, Indiana NewsCenter's Eric Olson, meteorologist Jason Meyers and photojournalist Bob Johnston reported on the area's rich history, and found an optimistic outlook for the future. And viewers learned from Meyers about some of Columbia City's extreme weather, including 7 inches of "thundersnow".

Every Wednesday this summer, Indiana’s NewsCenter invites you to come along for the ride as we hit the road to highlight the towns and communities in NE Indiana that make Life Better Here. Next stop is the far northeast corner of the state - Fremont in Steuben County. Watch our special coverage on Indiana's NewsCenter at 5 on WPTA 21Alive, Wednesday, June 23rd.

INC President and General Manager Jerry Giesler said “It’s a continuation of our past community efforts where we would visit a town’s festival, but in a way that highlights more of what our communities have to offer."

"The courthouse is such a jewel in Columbia City - and really for the whole county, and it made for a perfect backdrop," said INC News Director Peter Neumann.

From rich historic and recreational locations to festivities, shopping and hidden gems, see what makes Life Better Here in Northern Indiana.

Here is the complete INC summer schedule:
Air Date
06/23/10 Fremont
06/30/10 Huntington
07/07/10 Auburn
07/14/10 Bluffton
07/21/10 Berne
07/28/10 Winona
08/04/10 Grabill
08/11/10 Wabash
08/18/10 Decatur

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