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Tourism spending increased by $9M in Wabash County
Visit Wabash County announces the results from the Economic Contribution of Tourism in Wabash County report, which boasts an increase of over $9 million in visitor spending from the previous data-collection year. 
The key metrics and economic impact assessment was conducted by Rockport Analytics via a co-op program organized by
Posted on 2023 Mar 07
5-generation farm family to be honored
 
 
By Joseph Slacian
 
For more than 100 years, the Bechtold family has been farming land near North Manchester.
“The farm was started in 1918 by my great-grandfather, Ray,” said Bret Bechtold, the fourth generation of the family to be involved with the venture. “His son Duane took over when he was 19 after Ray passed away at a young age.
Posted on 2023 Mar 07
PACT Act expands service for vets exposed to toxins

The recently passed Promise to Address Comprehensive Toxics (PACT) Act from August of 2022 expands and extends eligibility for VA health care for Veterans with toxic exposures and Veterans of the Vietnam, Gulf War, and post-9/11 eras.

Posted on 2023 Feb 28
County launches broadband task force

The Wabash County Commissioners in partnership with the Imagine One 85 initiative and Grow Wabash County have launched the Wabash County Broadband Task Force.

This is the first step in fulfilling Imagine One 85’s initiative in significantly expanding access to high-speed broadband.

Posted on 2023 Feb 28
Groups make pitch for opioid funding

By Amanda Redman
aredman@thepaperofwabash.com


Several local drug and alcohol program representatives asked Wabash County Council for portions of the opioid settlement in a Feb. 20 meeting.
National Opioid Settlement will provide the county with $934,780 in abatement funds through the state. The compensation is

Posted on 2023 Feb 28
MSD, IUK‚Äąteam up to offer College Core Certificates
By Amanda Redman
aredman@thepaperofwabash.com
 
MSD of Wabash County will be offering Indiana College Core Certificates in a partnership with Indiana University Kokomo, the school board learned in a Feb. 14 meeting.
Posted on 2023 Feb 21
Metro North and Southwood announce Kindergarten Round-ups

Metropolitan School District of Wabash County has announced dates for the 2023 Kindergarten Round-ups. These are events for children who will be entering kindergarten for the 2023-2024 school year. Children who will be at least five years of age on August 1, 2023, are eligible to enroll in kindergarten for the upcoming school year.
MSD of Wabash County has open enrollment, which means children do not need to reside within the district to attend its

Posted on 2023 Feb 14
Board deals with MCS personnel changes

By Amanda Redman
aredman@thepaperofwabash.com

Wabash City School board approved several upcoming staff changes at a meeting Monday night, Feb. 6.
The board accepted the resignation of Apache Academy special education teacher Jen Smith effective Feb. 3. Smith has decided to take a position outside of education, superintendent Amy Sivley told the board.

Posted on 2023 Feb 14

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