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WELCOME Hello, I am often asked why Angola, Indiana is a unique part of our state. The reasons are too many to list in a letter. But let me list just a few of those reasons. We are the gateway to Northeast Indiana with US Hwy 20, 1-69 and the 1-80/90 Toll Road going thru our county. We are just a day’s drive to 80% of the US population. We are just a 3 hour or less drive to Chicago, Detroit and Indianapolis. We have 101 lakes in our county along with the most beautiful State Park in the State, Pokagon State Park. Our lakes and parks allow recreational opportunities for the whole year. We have 3 beautiful golf courses located in our community. Angola is blessed to have the fastest growing private university in the State of Indiana. Trine University is known worldwide for its schools of engineering and business. But they are broadening their programs into the fields of health and innovation which will attract even more students to our area. Trine Univer-

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sity has also renovated a 100 year old church into a Performing Arts Center that you would expect to see only in a much larger city. Trine is also bringing men’s and women’s hockey as a new sport’s opportunity for their students. A new hockey arena is being built on campus that will also be used by local residents that just want to do some skating and also by youth groups that want to play hockey. A new multi-purpose basketball arena is also being built on campus. We have a great K-12 education system that has been recognized several times over the years with dedicated teachers and a dedicated administration. Our downtown is an area that has been revitalized for our shoppers, visitors and tourists while at the same time keeping its historical uniqueness and style. We offer incentives to new and existing downtown businesses. We are also working with developers to develop the 1-69 and US Hwy 20 corridor into an area for a tech park to

entice new higher paying industries to our city. We are also working with the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership and the Steuben County Economic Development Corporation to help develop training opportunities for our workforce at the Angola Training facility and the new Enterprise Center. Angola also offers unique investment tools for entrepreneurs. I could go on and on about why Angola is a place you should consider visiting, starting a business or making Angola your home. I invite you to visit our website at, watch our community video or visit us on Facebook. You will not be disappointed and I guarantee you will want to come see us for yourselves. Sincerely, Richard M. Hickman Mayor City of Angola

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TABLE OF CONTENTS Welcome.......................................2



Sports & Recreations ..................25

Education .....................................11

Health and Human Services .......29

Lakes .............................................14

Local Government .......................32

Lake Associations ........................16

Getting Connected ......................33

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COMMUNITIES Steuben County Thousands of years ago, glaciers churned across the land, shaping the landscape as they went. In their wake they left the approximately 101 lakes that give Steuben County its character. It was the fertile land, abundant wildlife and the lakes that drew early settlers. The lakes, transportation system and a strong work ethic continue to lure residents. The county can trace its history to the 1830s when settlers first made inroads into the community. It is named after Baron Frederick Von Steuben, a Prussian general who fought for the United States in the Revolutionary War. Steuben County’s population was 34,185 in 2010. The attraction of the county is multifaceted. The lakes are foremost. It also boasts major transportation routes with I-69 and the Indiana Toll Road crossing in the county, and various state roads and U.S. highways traversing the area. Rail freight service is available in Steuben County through Indiana Northeastern Railroad (517) 439-4677. Tri-State Steuben County Municipal Airport, 5220 W. U.S. 20, provides air service. Industries are sprinkled throughout Steuben County in industrial parks in Angola, Fremont, Orland, Hamilton, Ashley and Hudson. The industrial and commercial communities are complemented by a healthy agriculture base. Numerous farms dot the county’s 198,400 acres, raising crops and livestock.

Angola Angola officially sprang into being on June 28, 1838, when it was platted by Thomas Gale and Cornelius Gilmore. Their names are etched into city history with the streets just north and south of Public Square Page 6

named in their honor. Angola was incorporated as a village later in 1838 and an act of the Indiana General Assembly designated Angola as the seat of government of Steuben County. Angola became a city in 1906. The community drew its name from Angola, N.Y., where many early settlers of this area originated. The 2010 population was 8,612. Education: Students from kindergarten through 12th grade attend the Metropolitan School District of Steuben County schools. Trine University’s main campus is located in the city limits. Recreation: Angola has a parks department. Facilities vary by park. The YMCA of Steuben County is located at 500 E. Harcourt Road on the city’s northeast side. Health: Cameron Memorial Community Hospital is located at 416 E. Maumee St., and Urgent Care of Cameron Hospital, an emergency medical facility, is located at 1381 N. Wayne St. A regional oncology center, a cooperative effort between Cameron and Parkview Hospital of Fort Wayne, is located just east of Cameron. Government: Common council meets the first and third Monday of every month at 7 p.m. in Angola City Hall, 210 N. Public Square. Mayor is Richard Hickman and clerk-treasurer is Debra Twitchell. The council includes Kathy Armstrong, David Olson, Mike McClelland, David Martin and Gary Crum. Police chief is Stu Hamblen. Utilities: The city operates sewer, water and trash and recycling services. Phone is provided by Frontier. Electric and natural gas is through Northern Indiana Public Service Co. Cable television is through Mediacom, Frontier, Verizon and Hughesnet. U.S. Post office: 110 W. Harcourt Road.

Ashley Straddling the Steuben and DeKalb

county lines, Ashley is located southwest of Angola. Its best-known landmark may be a bright yellow water tower, sporting a beaming smiley face and clearly visible from I-69, which runs just east of the town. Residents in Ashley have 587 prefixes for their phone numbers, which is long distance from most areas in Steuben County. The zip code is 46705. History: The town of Ashley was established in 1892 at the division of the Wabash Railroad. The railroad built a round house and shop there and the town thrived from railroad commerce. Population: 983. Education: Ashley is part of DeKalb Central United School District. Middle school and high school students attend the main campus on S.R. 427, Waterloo. Country Meadow Elementary serves the area. Students on the Steuben County side of the town attend Metropolitan School District of Steuben County schools. The old Ashley school at 500 S. Gonser St. was converted into a community center in 2000. Municipal offices and other community services are provided there. Recreation: The community includes three parks, Fireman’s Park under the water tower, Carpenter Field north of town and Sunset Memorial Park at Pearl and Ruby streets. Sunset includes an ice rink. Government: Town board. Members meet the second Monday of each month at the town office at 7 p.m. in the Ashley Community Center. Karen McEntarfer is the clerk-treasurer. Town board members are Don Farrington, Mike Hasselman and Lorraine Lumley. Town marshal is Scott Barnhart. Utilities: Gas and electric service is provided by Northern Indiana Public Service Co. The Ashley Municipal Water Utility and Ashley Sewer Department serve the towns

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of Ashley and Hudson. Municipal garbage pick-up is by National Serv-All of Fort Wayne. Century Link provides phone service. Cable television is offered by CenturyLink, Frontier, Mediacom and HughesNet.

Clear Lake Clear Lake has long been known for its crystal-clean lake and efforts to preserve it. The lake has had an active association for over 80 years. Clear Lake has been a popular vacation spot since the mid-1800s and most of the businesses at Clear Lake deal directly with the lake trade and basic necessities. The largest employer is Clear Lake Marine. The town was incorporated in 1932. Population: 339. Education: Students from kindergarten through 12th grade attend Fremont Community Schools. Recreation: Clear Lake is home to a county park, which offers a beach. There’s also a public access site on the lake for boating access to the 800-acre body of water. The Clear Lake Yacht Club, 186 Lake Drive, offers a variety of activities and also features a ski club. Fire department: Service is through the Fremont Fire Department. Call 911 in emergencies or 495-3805 for non-emergencies. Government: Town council meets the second Monday of every month at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 5950 Gecowets Drive, Fremont. The council includes Chris Folland, Roger Dammeier, Jill Powers, Bruce Spangler and Anita Thiel. Clerk-treasurer is Kay Kummer. The town marshal is John Gonya and the zoning administrator is Kenneth Hughes. Street superintendent is Bob Hull. Utilities: Clear Lake has a sewer system that uses the Fremont Water Pollution Control Facility for treatment.

Electric: and gas service is provided through Northern Indiana Public Service Co. Frontier is the phone provider. Mediacom, Verizon, Frontier and HughesNet offer cable television service. U.S. POST OFFICE: Service is provided through the Fremont Post Office at 6030 N. Coffin St.

Fremont Fremont was originally founded as Brockville, a name that is still reflected in many different community facilities. The community was platted Jan. 20, 1837. Prior to it being platted as Brockville, the village was known as Willow Prairie. The town’s name was later changed to Fremont because there was a Brockville in Franklin and the similarity in names created much confusion for postal workers. Fremont reflects the nation’s heritage as it was named for early American explorer John C. Fremont. Fremont has always been a place for commerce. Fremont also has been a leader in industrial recruitment and development. Recently Fremont had industrial sites

certified as shovel-ready. The town has always enjoyed a strong trade from the lakes community and is centrally located to some of the more populous lakes including Clear, George and Snow. Population: 2,138. Education: Students from kindergarten through 12th grade attend Fremont Community Schools. Recreation: Summer youth baseball and softball programs are available at Vistula Park and at the town park at the corner of Coffin and Hardy streets, along with many other programs. Health: The Fremont Medical Center is located at 5800 N. Broad St. A dentist, Dr. Susan Mauk, has her offices at 2495 E. S.R. 120. Government: Town council meets the second Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. in the Town Hall located 205 N. Tolford St. The council includes Steve Brown, Lon Keyes, Joe Thomas, Linda Fulton and Steve Vaughn. Clerk-treasurer is Kathy Parsons. Town judge is Chris Snyder. Town marshal is Joe Patterson. Utilities: Fremont has its own water

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system. Fremont’s Water Pollution Control Facility provides sewer service. Electric and gas service is provided by Northern Indiana Public Service Co. and Steuben County Rural Electric Membership Corp. offers service to some Fremont area customers. Frontier is the phone provider. Mediacom, Verizon and Frontier offer cable television service. U.S. Post office: 6030 N. Coffin St.

Heights Community Schools. Police: Steuben County Sheriff’s Department, call 911 in emergency or 668-1000, ext. 5000, for non-emergency. Fire: Salem Center Volunteer Fire Department, call 911 in emergencies. Government: Flint is unincorporated. Utilities: Electricity is supplied by Steuben County Rural Electric Membership Corp. Phone service is provided by Frontier.



In the late 1800s, Flint was a thriving village. There were several shops there and a busy grist mill. The community experienced a building boom in 1909 when several ornate homes were constructed. Today, Flint is a quiet little town. The sewer plant that serves the Steuben Lakes Regional Waste District is near the Flint community. Population: About 50. Education: Students attend Prairie

The community of Hamilton has a business district and industrial base. But what lies at its heart is what drew the first residents in 1834: Hamilton Lake. Population: 1,532. Education: Students from kindergarten through 12th grade attend Hamilton Community Schools. Preschoolers can attend Hamilton Head Start, 900 S. Wayne St. Recreation: Summer youth league programs and tennis program are held in Gnagy Park, at the corner of Bellefontaine

and Island Park roads. The Fish Creek Nature Trail, which runs from Bellefontaine Road to Ball Lake, is available for use. Hamilton Lake and nearby Ball Lake provide boating and fishing opportunities. Health: Dr. Teresa L. Smith, 2500 E. Bellefontaine Road. Government: Town council meets first Monday of every month at 7 p.m. at the town hall, 900 S. Wayne St. The council members are Sandra Biegas, Steve Blum, Mary Vail, Danny Lingo and Tina Bosse. Clerk-treasurer is Hester Stouder. Town marshal is Jeremy Warner. Town manager is Brent Shull. Utilities: Hamilton has its own water plant, which also serves the lake area. Sewer service is provided by the Hamilton Lake Conservancy District. Electric service is provided through American Electric Power. Frontier is the phone provider. Northern Indiana Public Service Co. offers natural gas. Mediacom, HughesNet, Verizon and Frontier offer cable television service. U.S. post office: 399 E. Bellefontaine Road.

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Helmer is a long-standing community in the northwest corner of Steuben County. Helmer was established in 1892 by Cyrus J. Helmer, the same year an extension of the Wabash Railroad was built. A depot was also built and was still in operation as late as the 1950s. Population: 150. Education: Prairie Heights Community Schools. Government: The community has no municipal government. Utilities: Gas and electric service is by

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It is pronounced “Ne-vay-da” Mills by local residents. It is believed the name comes from a Nevada prospector who relocated here and from the woolen and saw mills the town had from its 1835 founding. The last mill closed in 1934, but Nevada Mills remains a berg on Jimmerson Lake’s western shore. There is a church, a landscaping firm and the aptly-named convenience store, The Dam Store. Population: About 50. Education: Students attend either Fremont Community Schools or Prairie Heights Community Schools. Government: None.

In the spring of 1834, a young man named John Stocker from Windham County, Vermont, pushed his way across northern Steuben County, looking for a place to settle. Drawn by the fertile land, he settled in the northwest corner of Steuben County, establishing Vermont Settlement, the county’s oldest community. The name was changed in 1836 when a post office was established for Millgrove Township, which includes Vermont Settlement. It was discovered there was already another Millgrove in Indiana so the name Orland was chosen at random from a hymn book. A July festival celebrates the community’s origins. Population: 434. Education: Students attend Prairie Heights Community Schools. Recreation: An active summer youth baseball and softball program plays on diamonds in the Orland Town Park, which also includes playground equipment, a sand volleyball court, natural areas, pavilions and








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The town of Hudson is a sister to its eastern neighbor Ashley. An attempt was made to merge the two in 1985, but voters in both communities turned it down. Hudson has a growing industrial base. Some infrastructure development is underway, including plans for a new fire department. The town hall at 115 Parsonage St. includes a community center. The town is split by two townships, Steuben and Salem. The township line runs with Main Street. Because of that division, the town’s young people attend two different school districts. History: Hudson was platted in 1869 and originally dubbed North Benton. In 1892, it was incorporated under its current name. Population: 518. Education: Children living in Steuben Township attend the Metropolitan School District of Steuben County and in Salem Township, they attend Prairie Heights Community Schools. Government: The town board meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. Council members are Kathy Kope, Marlene Smith and Rick Bailer. Clerk-treasurer is Carla Olson. At press time, the town marhal position was vacant. Town marshal Danny Concus. The town office telephone number is 587-9500; fax, 587-3504. Its website is at Utilities: Hudson water and sewer service is provided by the town, with water service contracted through the town of Ashley. Northern Indiana Public Service Co. provides natural gas. Northern Indiana Public Service Co. provides electricity to most of the town with Noble County Rural Electric Membership Corp. providing service on the western edges. Century Link, Frontier and HughesNet provide telephone service. Cable telephone service provider is CenturyLink, Frontier and HughesNet. Post office: The post office, opened in 1868, is located at 318 N. Main St.

Utilities: Nevada Mills residents are provided electricity by the Steuben County Rural Electric Membership Corp. Telephone service is provided by Frontier. Residents provide their own water and sewer.



the county. Population: About 100. Education: Students north of Metz Road attend the Metropolitan School District of Steuben County while students south of Metz Road attend Hamilton Community Schools. Government: There is no municipal government. Utilities: Electric service is provided by American Electric Power and telephone service by Frontier. Post office: Metz is served by the Angola post office and has a zip code of 46703.


Northern Indiana Public Service Co. Sewer service is provided by the Helmer Regional Sewer District. Phone is 351-4434. Helmer is served by Century Link Telephone. Its phone numbers start with 351 and are long distance from most areas in Steuben County. Postal service is through the town of Hudson.




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a walk/run track. Government: Orland is governed by a town council that includes Connie Boocher, Robin Sears and Charlie Clark. Clerk-treasurer is April Sanders. The council meets the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the community building, 9535 W. S.R. 120. Brooke Norton is town marshal. Utilities: The town has its own water service, overseen by water and street superintendent Chip Wagner. Electric service is available through Northern Indiana Public Service Co., which also provides natural gas. and telephone service by Frontier. Cable providers are Verizon, Frontier and CenturyLink. Post office: 9462 W. S.R. 120.

Pleasant Lake Native Americans called it Nipcondish: pleasant waters. When white people arrived, they followed suit and named the small village founded in 1835 Pleasant Lake. Population: About 600. Education: Grades kindergarten through fifth attend Pleasant Lake Elementary School while older students attend Angola Middle and Angola High schools. Recreation: Youth baseball is held at the Steuben Township Park, 1500 W. Main St., and there is a beach on Pleasant Lake behind Pleasant Lake Elementary School. Government: The town has no

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municipal government. Utilities: Electric service by either Northern Indiana Public Service Co. or Steuben County Rural Electric Membership Corp., depending on locale. Natural gas service is provided by NIPSCO, and telephone service by Frontier. Cable television is available through Mediacom. Residents provide their own water and sewer. U.S. Post office: 965 W. Main St.

Ray Unlike the quiet berg that exists today on the Indiana-Michigan state line, Ray at one time was a thriving business center. The community was the home of what eventually became the First National Bank of Fremont. The town was first settled by Alexander McNaughton, who platted the village in 1836. Population: About 100. Education: Indiana students from kindergarten through 12th grade attend Fremont Community Schools; Michigan students attend Quincy Community Schools in Quincy, Mich. Police: In Michigan, call Branch County Sheriff’s Department (517) 278-2325. In Indiana, call the Steuben County Sheriff’s Department, 668-100, ext. 5000. Town government: There is no municipal government.

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Utilities: Residents provide their own water and sewer service. Electric service is provided by Northern Indiana Public Service Co. on the Indiana side and Consumers Powers on the Michigan side. Frontier is the telephone provider.

Salem Center Salem Center has a history dating to 1837. And recently the community opened its own community center, which also houses the unincorporated town’s fire department. The first store there dated to 1843. At one time there was a blacksmith shop, grocery store, gas station, barber shop and drug store. Population: About 30. Education: Prairie Heights Community Schools. Utilities: Northern Indiana Public Service Co. provides electricity and natural gas. Telephone service is by Frontier. Residents provide their own water and sewer service.

Stroh Stroh straddles the Steuben-LaGrange county line near Big Turkey Lake. Elmira is a neighboring community. The town is named after Emanuel Stroh, who started a cement manufacturing business near Big Turkey Lake in the late 1800s. The community was established about 1900. Population: About 350. Education: Prairie Heights Community Schools. Recreation: The Stroh Park, sponsored by Stroh Lions Club. Police. In LaGrange County, call 463-7491. Utilities: Gas service is by Northern Indiana Fuel and Light, and electricity by LaGrange County Rural Electric Membership Corp. A municipal sewer is provided by the LaGrange County Sewer District. Telephone service is by Century Link. Cable is by New Path Communications. U.S. Post office: 4120 S. C.R. 1175E.

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EDUCATION Steuben County students are served by five public school corporations. Trine University, founded in 1884, attracts students from across the globe. The county also has three public libraries. There are also two private schools, Grace Baptist Academy, Angola, and 101 Lakes Academy and Farm School, Angola.

Fremont Community Schools Fremont Community Schools serves the

towns of Fremont and Clear Lake and other portions of northeastern Steuben County. Administrative offices are located in Vistula Park at 1100 W. Toledo St. and can be reached at 495-5005. Superintendent is Bill Stitt. Fremont Community Schools board meetings are held on the third Monday of each month at 6 p.m. in the administration building. School board members are Marty McNeal, Jena Stuckey, Laura McLatcher, Gary Baker, Anna Creager, Jill Cox and Kim Bennett.

Schools include: • Fremont Elementary School, 501 W. Toledo St., Fremont; phone 495-4385. Principal is Barbara Wheeler. Students in kindergarten through fourth grade attend. • Fremont Middle School, 811 W. Renee Drive, Fremont; phone 495-6100. Principal is Greg Mohler. Students from fifth to eighth grades attend. • Fremont High School, 701 W. Toledo St., Fremont; phone 495-9876. Principal is Mark Sherbondy. Students from ninth to 12th grades attend.

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Hamilton Community Schools Hamilton Community Schools is headquartered at 901 S. Wayne St., Hamilton. The telephone number is 488-2513, and its superintendent is Nicole Singer. Hamilton Community Schools board meetings are held the third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the superintendent’s office. Included on the board are Mark Gould, Robert Gaff, Jeremy Hill, Stacy Oberlin and Lee Stoy. Schools in the system include: • Hamilton Elementary School, 901 S. Wayne St., Hamilton; phone 488-2101. It houses students in grades kindergarten through sixth grades. Principal is Greg Piatt. • Hamilton Junior-Senior High School, 901 S. Wayne St., Hamilton; phone 488-2161. Students in seventh through 12th grades attend this facility. Chris Gerbers is the principal.

Metropolitan School District of Steuben County The Metropolitan School District of Steuben County serves Angola, Pleasant Lake and central and south central Steuben County. It is headquartered at McCutchan Administrative Center, 400 S. Martha St., Angola. Superintendent is Brent Wilson. The district may be reached at 665-2854. MSD of Steuben County board meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at McCutchan Administrative Center and also periodically in the district’s six schools. School board members include Brad Gardner, Kevin Beard, Kimberly Hutchins, Case Gilbert, Marilyn Hill, LeAnn Boots and Corey Archbold. Schools in the district include: • Carlin Park Elementary School, 800 N. Williams St., Angola; phone 665-2014. It houses students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Principal is Sabrina Fritz. • Hendry Park Elementary School, 805 S. Washington St., Angola; phone 665-3215. It

houses students in kindergarten through fifth grades. Principal is Lisa Bauer. • Pleasant Lake Elementary School, 1205 W. Main St., Pleasant Lake; phone 475-5055. It houses students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Principal is Molly Floyd. • Ryan Park Elementary School, 1111 S. 100E, Angola; phone 668-8873. It serves students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Principal is Amy Heavin. • Angola Middle School, 575 E. U.S. 20, Angola; phone 665-9581. It houses students in sixth through eighth grades. Ann Rice is principal. • Angola High School, 350 S. John McBride Ave., Angola; phone 665-2186. It houses students in ninth through 12th grades. Travis Heavin is principal.

Prairie Heights Community Schools Prairie Heights Community Schools serves Hudson, Orland, Flint, Stroh, South Milford, the eastern part of LaGrange County and the western portion of Steuben County. Administrative offices are located at 305 S. C.R. 1150E on the main school complex and can be reached by calling 351-3214 or (800) 800-9596. Superintendent is Jeff Reed. Board meetings are on the third Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the administrative building. Board members are Mike Howe, Jim Courtright, Bob Ledgerwood, Kirk Perkins and Patty Lorntz. Schools in the system include: • Prairie Heights Elementary School, 455 S. C.R. 1150E, LaGrange; phone 351-3214. It houses students from kindergarten through fifth grade. Principal is Alecia Pfefferkorn. • Prairie Heights Middle School, 395 S. C.R. 1150E, LaGrange; phone 351-3214. It houses students from sixth to eighth grades. Principal is Andy Arndt. • Prairie Heights High School, 245 S. C.R. 1150E, LaGrange; phone 351-3214. It houses students from ninth through 12th grades. Jeremy Swander is the principal.

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United School District The district serving Ashley, Corunna, Waterloo, Auburn and central and northwestern DeKalb County is headquartered at 3326 C.R. 427, Waterloo. It can be called at 925-3914. Superintendent is Steve Teders. DeKalb County Central United Schools board meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of the month in the central administrative offices. Board members are Jay Baumgartner, Timothy Haynes, Bruce Buttermore, Luanne Betz-Gerig and Heather Krebs. The administrative office phone is 920-1011. Schools in the district include: • Country Meadow Elementary School, 2410 C.R. 10, P.O. Box 9, Ashley; phone 920-1017 or 587-3309. It houses students from kindergarten to fifth grade. Principal is Caleb Miner. • McKenney-Harrison Elementary School, Auburn, 920-1015. It houses students from kindergarten to fifth grade. Principal is Carrie Alday. • James R. Watson Elementary School, Auburn, 920-1014. It houses students from kindergarten to fifth grade. Principal is Pamela Shoemaker. • Waterloo Elementary School, 920-1016. It houses students from kindergarten to fifth grade. Principal is Matthew Whonsetler. • DeKalb Middle School, 3338 C.R. 427, Waterloo; phone 920-1013. It houses students from sixth to eighth grades. Principal is Kimberly Fifer. • DeKalb High School, 3424 C.R. 427, Waterloo; phone 920-1012. It houses students from ninth to 12th grades. Principal is Matthew Toth.

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in a variety of programs serving people of all ages, beginning with pre-school aged children. Call 665-1414. Web site is Executive director is Breann Fink.

Preschool and child care • The Steuben County Division of Family and Children has lists of licensed child-care providers. Phone 665-7313. • Children First Center provides early-intervention, home-based services for special needs children in Steuben, DeKalb and Noble counties. Its headquarters are at 1752 Wesley Road, Auburn, and can be called at 925-3865. • Vistula Head Start is a federally-funded preschool program for children ages 3 to 5 from low-income families. Vistula Park Preschool is a companion program for other 3- to 5-year-olds. There are sites in Angola, Fremont and LaGrange County. Headquarters are at 1100 W. Toledo St., Fremont, and can be called at 495-4775.

Higher education • Indiana University Purdue University at Fort Wayne, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne, is a state-assisted school providing associate, baccalaureate and graduate degrees and offering some satellite courses in Steuben County. For general information, call 481-6100; admissions, 481-6812; financial aid, 481-6820. • Ivy Tech Community College, 3800 N. Anthony Blvd., Fort Wayne, is a state-assisted school that offers some satellite courses in the Steuben County area. Call 482-9171 for general information; 480-4268, admissions; 480-4136, financial aid. • Trine University in Angola is a private, non-denominational college that grants

associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in more than 30 programs on campus, online and at regional education centers, with a new campus in Arizona. Founded in 1884 as Tri-State Normal School, Trine is located on 485 acres in southwest Angola with headquarters at 1 University Ave. Call 665-4100 for information. Web site is

Scholarships • Scholarship information is available in guidance offices at all area high schools. Universities and technical schools also provide scholarship and loan information in their financial aid offices. • The Steuben County Community Foundation has compiled a comprehensive data base of scholarship-offering institutions and local scholarships; phone 665-6656.

Continuing education • Cameron Memorial Community Hospital, 416 E. Maumee St., Angola; phone 665-2141. Classes in preventative health education and screening. • Freedom Academy, 743 E. North St., P.O. Box 515, Kendallville; phone 347-0887. Offers courses at sites across Steuben County and in Angola. • Nature Center, Pokagon State Park,

Lane 101 Lake James; phone 833-2012. Workshops on nature and interpretive programs. • Trine University. See listing above. • Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service, Steuben Community Center, 317 S. Wayne St., Angola; phone 668-1000, Ext. 1400. • The American Red Cross of Northeast Indiana serves Allen, DeKalb, Noble, Steuben, Wells and Whitley counties in Indiana and Williams County in Ohio. It provides a variety of classes and services. For more information, call 484-9336 or (800) 513-2599, or visit Offices are at 1212 E. California Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46895. • Steuben County Council on Aging, Steuben Community Center, 317 S. Wayne St., Angola; phone 665-9856. • Steuben County Literacy Coalition, Education Resource Center, 1208 S. Wayne St., Angola, IN 46703; 665-1414.

Libraries • Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County, 322 S. Wayne St., Angola. Phone: 665-3362. Website: • Fremont Public Library, 1004 W. Toledo St., Fremont. Phone: 495-7157. • Joyce Public Library, 6035 N. S.R. 327, Orland. Phone: 829-6329.

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LAKES The Lake James Antique Boat and Car Show will be held again this year at the Old Boat House Marine on Lake James near Jimmerson Lake Bridge on Jimmerson Creek. The event will take place July 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The show features classic boats from many different eras and made of a variety of materials, including wood, metal and fiberglass. In addition, classic cars are on display, there are many artists selling their works, Steuben County might best be known for its lakes, of which there are more than 100 (for tourism marketing purposes, the number 101 is used). The county’s lakes range in size from a few acres to 1,034 acres, which is Lake James, one of the state’s largest natural lakes. A majority of the lakes are in

Jamestown and Pleasant townships. That’s where the Lake James chain is located, which includes Big and Little Otter lakes, Snow Lake, Lake James and Jimmerson Lake. Other major lakes in these two townships include Lake George, Barton Lake, Crooked Lake, Fox Lake and Loon Lake. Clear Lake, in the northeastern corner


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there’s a live band, food and a beer tent. The Antique Outboard Motor Club will be there with a display of motors. For more information, contact Mike McBride at or 833-1853 or 249-7464.. The event is free, but to register a boat, it costs $15, which includes a t-shirt. The event is sponsored by the Antique Boat Shop, Dave’s Lake Shack, Dry Dock Marine Center, Lake James Association and TLA Signs.


of the county at 800 acres, is considered to have some of the best water quality in the state, according to authorities with Indiana University and the Indiana Department of Environmental Management. Lake Gage, a round, kettle-shaped lake near Orland, is about 332 acres and like Clear Lake, has extremely high water quality. Hamilton Lake, which is practically surrounded by the town of Hamilton in the southeastern corner of the county, has 802 surface acres. With all of the lakes along with Pigeon River, Fish Creek and Fawn River (Crooked Creek) it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Steuben County has a lot of water. In fact, about 9 percent of the county’s surface acreage is water. Some of the county’s lakes are highly developed, such as Lake James and Crooked Lake. Crooked Lake was one of the earliest in the county to be developed for recreational use. There once were passenger trains that carried visitors to

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Crooked Lake and Lake James. Many of the early cottages on county lakes have either been converted to year-round use or have been replaced with permanent homes, or modern second homes. A study sponsored by the Steuben County Community Foundation to inventory historic structures in Steuben County was buoyed upward due to the many older cottages on some of the lakes. Lake James’ hilly, wooded shoreline is dotted with lake cottages and homes. However, about one-fourth of the natural shoreline of James, in Pokagon State Park, remains much as it was when it was created by the glaciers. Pokagon’s shoreline extends to its northern boundary on Snow Lake. There, a steep, tree-covered hill drops off sharply to the water’s edge. Some of the county’s lakes remain natural wonders, with little encroachment by humans. Those include the Seven Sisters Lakes, at Trine State Recreation Area surround the shoreline. The Seven

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Sisters, the largest of which is Gentian Lake, are some of the most pristine lakes in the Midwest. Somewhat more accessible is Loon Lake, west of Angola. Much of Loon Lake is preserved by the Nature Conservancy, a private, international land conservation group. Loon Lake is home to many different species of rare and endangered plants and wildflowers, including carnivorous plants. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources maintains a fish hatchery along the Fawn River in Orland. There, DNR Fish and Wildlife biologists raise fish for stocking in Indiana lakes and also use the facility as a base from which to conduct research on fish and fisheries in Indiana.

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The Steuben County Lakes Council provides a wide variety of resources and services and takes an active voice in lake issues. The Lakes Council maintains an office at 317 S. Wayne St., Angola. The phone is 665-1730 and is staffed by Sue Myers. The council’s president is Janet Bohney. President-elect is Mel Hathaway. Treasurer is Arnold Dose. Council secretary is Sue Myers. The Lakes Council’s website is lakescouncil. org. Following are lake association representatives to the Lakes Council. Arrowhead: Scott Skinner, 665-5205 Crooked Lake: Will Gooden, 317-3194398 Clear Lake: Bridget Harrison, 316-1397 Fox Lake: Tom Troyer, 419-356-4700 Golden Lake: Jack Sweeney, 475-5837 Lake Gage/Lime Lake: David Rollins, 927-4474. Hamilton Lake: Jim Wagenknecht, 488-3144 Hogback Lake: Jim Aikman, 765-5138313 Lake George: Renate Brenneke, 517-238-4583 Jimmerson Lake: Ken Erlenbaugh, 833-1313 Lake James: Lynn Wernet, 833-9934 Lake Pleasant: Rod Peterson, 495-9689 Lake Syl-Van: Beth Warner, 833-4566 Long Lake: Jerry Mays, 475-5821 Pine Canyon Lake: Debbie Tyler, 833-6403 Ball Lake: Karen DeForest, 488-5076 Big/Little Otter lakes: Joe Lantz, 316-2230 Snow Lake: Steve Schroeder, 905-6930 West Otter Lake: John Williamson, 668-7992 Big Turkey Lake: Keith Reinig, 241-1040

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NATURE Like its lakes, Steuben County also is known for its natural areas. There are over 100 lakes. There are meadows, marshes, rolling hills, wetlands, creeks, wooded areas, ponds and enough flora and fauna to make even the heartiest nature lover satisfied. There are several areas in the county where one can commune with nature. The granddaddy of them all, perhaps, is Pokagon State Park, which lies on the shores of Lake James and Snow Lake. The park has over 1,200 acres including

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a nature center to instruct and inform visitors as well as provide special programs. The park has expanded to its east with a couple of recent acquisitions made possible in part through ACRES Inc. Funds are still being raised for the expansion. For information, contact the park at 833-2012. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has recently added to its local inventory of properties the Trine State Recreation Area, which is east across I-69 from Pokagon. This property,

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State Park. The preserve includes the Seven Sisters Lakes and a log home and art studio used by Helen Swenson, who created the preserve. • Woodland Bog, on C.R. 100N, east of C.R. 200E. The 20-acre tract features dense mats of ferns and clear ponds. • Ball Lake Nature Preserve, Ball Lake 101, off Bellefontaine Road, Hamilton. Almost 27 acres were gifted to ACRES in 1996 by the Ball Lake Association. Includes a trail system.

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last untouched urban forest in the city. • Robb Hidden Canyon Nature Preserve, south side of Ball Lake, north of C.R. 800S and east of C.R. 175E. • Ropchan Wildlife Refuge, S.R. 827 near C.R. 500N. • Ropchan Memorial Nature Preserve, C.R. 700W, Orland. For more information about ACRES and its programs, call 422-1004.

Other local nature preserves include: • McClue Reserve, C.R. 400N, one mile east of S.R. 127N. It has an 80-acre tract that features hiking trails. This county preserve is operated by a local board of directors and volunteers. • Anspaugh Wildlife Habitat Trust Area, Landis Road, Loon Lake. It has an 80-acre tract. • LaTierra Sanctuary, C.R. 1000E, south of S.R. 120, Fremont. Protected by Blue Heron Ministries, the 38-acre preserve includes mature maples and was donated by Father Fred Duschl of Blakeslee, Ohio. Blue Heron also operates a 10-acre preserve, a sandy expanse near Clear Lake. • Koeneman Lake Preserve, Clear Lake Township. The 11-acre tract that includes Koeneman Lake is protected by the Clear Lake Township Land Conservancy. • Lime Lake Nature Preserve, Millgrove Township. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources took control of 90.59 acres on Lime Lake in 1995. • Loon Lake Nature Preserve, C.R. 100N, Angola. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources protects 6.5 acres on Loon Lake in Pleasant Township. The preserve began in 1998.

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Other nature pursuits include: • Fawn River State Fish Hatchery, S.R. 327N, Orland, features an opportunity to see nature in development with self-guided tours. The hatchery dates to the Orland Conservation Club’s 1933 construction of a fish-rearing pond. Since 1942, the facility has produced millions of fingerling fish. The facility, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, produces musky, walleye, northern pike, catfish, large mouth bass and small mouth bass. It is owned by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. For more information, call 829-6241. The district biologist’s office is also at the facility. The hatchery is open Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. • The Nature Conservancy, a non-profit group dedicated to preserving natural habitats and environmentally sensitive areas, operates an Angola office in Peachtree Plaza 200, 1220 N. 200W, Angola, to oversee its Fish Creek Trail Project and its Pigeon Creek Project. • Fish Creek is a 110-square-mile watershed in Steuben and DeKalb counties in Indiana and Williams County in Ohio. It is considered one of the Great Lakes’ most diverse stream systems.


There are 31 mussel species, including three that are federally-endangered, and 43 fish species. Included in this project was the establishment of a nature preserve, Douglas Woods, south of Hamilton, and a trail system that starts across from Gnagy Park in Hamilton. • The Pigeon River watershed includes Steuben and LaGrange counties in Indiana and portions of southern Michigan, including the 11,500-acre Pigeon River State Fish and Wildlife

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The $2 million-plus Steuben County Event Center at the Steuben County Park at Crooked Lake opened summer 2016. The official grand opening was in August and featured a keynote from Mitch Daniels, current Purdue University president and former two-term governor who spearheaded the Major Moves legislation that leased the Indiana Toll Road to a private company and brought in $40 million to Steuben County governmental units. Steuben County’s Major Moves money Steuben County offers a broad variety of cultural and entertainment activities — everything from museums and historic sites to community festivals and Fourth of July celebrations.

Historical sites • The Cline Memorial Museum, 313 E. Maumee St., Angola, presents treasures from the 1900s to the 1920s. It is operated by the Steuben County Historical Society and is open Sundays from 2-4 p.m. June through September and special holiday events. The museum is also open by

paid for the Event Center and other improvements at the park. The facility is already being booked for community fundraisers and celebrations like wedding receptions. Many dates for 2017 have already been booked and officials say bookings are being accepted for 2018. The Event Center features a 7,000-squarefoot ballroom and meeting rooms. For information, contact 668-1000, ext. 2100, or ext. 2120 for booking information. People may also call 316-5850 or 243-2221

appointment and is available for groups to use for meetings. • The Steuben County Courthouse, located on Public Square in Angola, is also worth a visit. It is listed on the National Register of Historical Places and was built in 1868. • Perhaps the most visible of Steuben County’s historic sites is the Soldiers Monument in the center of the public square. The monument was constructed in 1917 and lists the names of the 1,278 Steuben County men who served during the Civil War. Steuben County has the distinction of having the highest per capita

enlistment in the Civil War of any county in the state. A $75,000 renovation project culminated in rededication ceremonies for the monument on July 3, 1993. • During warm Sunday afternoons, visitors may enjoy a stop at Collins School on S.R. 120, midway between Outlet Shoppes at Fremont at Fremont and Orland. The one-room school first opened in 1877 and closed in 1943 due to school consolidations. It is open Sundays from 2-5 p.m. June, July and August. • Another summer attraction is Powers Church, located on Old S.R. 1 about a quarter mile north of U.S. 20, east of Angola. The church was founded in 1876 as a Free Church and has been fully restored. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and services are held there each summer. Call 665-5498 for details.

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Steuben County celebrates the nation’s birthday with parades and fireworks. • Angola and Hamilton are home to parades on July 4. Many lake communities hold celebrations. Fireworks displays are held in both communities as well as at area lakes. • The Steuben County 4-H Fair is held

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in July 21-27 at the county fairgrounds on Crooked Lake. Exhibits, programs, tractor and truck pulls and a rodeo are featured during the week-long run. • The Enchanted Lakes Renaissance Faire, June 11-12, 18-19, is held at Steuben County 4-H Fairgrounds on Crooked Lake, featuring artisans, vendors and entertainment for all ages. • Heritage Days Festival is conducted annually at Prairie Heights Community Schools near Stroh on the second Sunday of October. • The Angola Fourth of July festivities are held surrounding July 4, including a parade through town and fireworks at dusk on the 4th. • Angola Balloons Aloft, attracts balloonists from Indiana, Illinois, Ohio and Michigan and beyond to Steuben County. The event is July 7-8 and is free. It will be held at Angola High School. For information, call 316-8577. • The Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce hosts Music Fest annually, July 7-8. Fireworks will be held at the Fremont Moose Lodge as part of the festival. • The Orland Chamber of Commerce sponsors the Vermont Settlement Festival on July 29-30. • The residents of the communities of Ashley and Hudson will celebrate AshleyHudson Days on Aug. 5. • A Halloween Spooktacular in downtown Angola is held Oct. 31. • The Orland Area Chamber of Commerce hosts an annual Halloween carnival at the Orland American Legion in conjunction with trick-or-treating in the town.

• Santa arrives in Angola’s Public Square right before Christmas on Nov. 24. • Rendezvous are held periodically at Wild Winds Buffalo Preserve, 6975 N. Ray Road, Fremont.

The arts • All of the county’s public high schools, Angola, Fremont, Hamilton and Prairie Heights, as well as Trine University, offer periodic stage productions. • The high schools also produce musical concerts throughout the year and

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the university hosts guests. • Concerts and educational programs are occasionally offered at Pokagon State Park on Lake James. One Pokagon staple is a free concert given by the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra, “Patriotic Pops,” in front of the Potawatomi Inn. • Barbershop harmony is available locally with a chapter for men, Pokagon Pitchpipers, and women, the Little River Chapter of the Sweet Adelines. Both groups perform for the public. For information on the Sweet Adelines, contact Carol Cole at 665-8735. For information on the Pokagon Pitchpipers, call 495-3781. • Members of the Frances Elliott Clark Music Club present a concert on the first Tuesday of May each year. • Wells Gallery in Taylor Hall of Humanities on the Trine University campus features Wells Theater, a 75-seat theater that hosts plays, lectures, movies series and gatherings. The Fabiani Theatre at the University Center offers a larger space for theatrical productions, films, lectures and other activities. For more information, contact the university at 665-4100. • T. Furth Center for Performing Arts at Trine University presents national artists and local performances. Visit furth for upcoming events and to order tickets.

Angola’s annual Fourth of July event always draws a large crowd, particularly for the parade downtown. The event is a day-long celebration held on the Fourth, organized by the Angola Parks & Recreation Department. The parade follows the traditional route starting at Trine University and heading east on Maumee Street, around the mound on Public Square then south on Wayne Street then west on Park. In addition to the annual parade, a community July 4 festival is held throughout the day at Commons Park on Angola’s east side, featuring games, rides, food and bands — all for free — culminating with fireworks at dusk.

Etc. • Pokagon State Park is home to Indiana’s only refrigerated toboggan run, which draws visitors from miles around. The ride down the quarter-mile track takes just a few seconds. It is open from Thanksgiving to March 1. Call the park office at 833-2012 for operating hours. • Steuben County has one movie theater, Brokaw Movie House. The restored 1931 movie house is located on the Public Square in Angola and features two screens, private viewing area, food, concessions and a bar. • Wild Winds Buffalo Preserve, 6975 N.

Ray Road, Fremont, is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. during the warm months and is open Saturdays during the winter; and is also open by appointment. Guided buffalo tours are offered, along with horse trail rides

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Out and about • Because of its proximity to Interstate-69 and the Indiana Toll Road, Steuben County residents have easy driving access to many special events. • If you enjoy the philharmonic, try Fort Wayne. Professional theater companies visit in Fort Wayne often and Tibbits Opera House is located in Coldwater, Michigan. • Auburn is home to the Auburn-CordDuesenberg Museum as well as the annual Labor Day weekend Auburn-CordDuesenberg Festival, which includes a parade and auctions of classic cars. • If you enjoy professional sporting events, Fort Wayne has minor-league professional basketball, baseball and hockey teams.

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ORGANIZATIONS Here are community organizations serving Steuben County and how to reach them: • Abate Region O, Steuben and LaGrange, Hamilton Fish and Game Club, 110 E. Railroad St., Hamilton, third Thursday of the month, 7:30 p.m. • Angola American Legion Post 31, 1760 W. U.S. 20, Angola; call 665-3363. • Angola International Order of Odd Fellows Lodge No. 180, 501 S. John St., Angola, meets the first and third Monday of every month, 7:30 p.m. • Angola Masonic Lodge, meets the first Tuesday of each month at 35 S. Public Square, Angola, at 7:30 p.m. • Angola Moose Lodge No. 1568, 108 N. Martha St., Angola; call 665-9361. • Angola Elks Lodge No. 2398, 2005 N. Wayne St., Angola; call 665-6408. • Angola Lions, meets the first and third Wednesday of each month in the cafeteria at Cameron Memorial Hospital, 416 E. Maumee St., Angola, at 6:30 p.m. • Ashley-Hudson 2000 Lions, dinner second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. and board meeting the fourth Thursday of each month at 7 p.m., Ashley OES Hall, Morgan Street, Ashley.

• Caregiver Support Group of Steuben County, meets the third Tuesday of each month at Carnegie Public Library, 322 S. Wayne St., Angola at 2 p.m. Call 665-2141, ext. 2176. • Angola National Guard Armory, 904 N. Williams St., Angola; call 665-3461. • Clear Lake Lions Club, meets first and third Tuesdays, April through October, call Rick Corcimiglia, 833-3758 or 495-9024. • Daughters of the American Revolution, Pokagon Chapter, P.O. Box 19, Fremont. Meet second Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Fremont Public Library, 1004 W. Toledo St. Contact Kay Smith at 495-7175. • Democratic Breakfast Club of Steuben County, meets quarterly with dates and times to be announced. For details, visit • Extension homemakers clubs, for information contact Purdue Extension Steuben County, 668-1000, ext. 1400. • 4-H clubs and organizations, for information contact Purdue Extension Steuben County, 668-1000, ext. 1400. • Fremont American Legion Post No. 257. Call 495-9329. • Fremont Masonic Lodge, meets the first Wednesday of each month at 3224 E.

S.R. 120, Fremont, at 7 p.m. • Fremont Moose Lodge, 1665 E. S.R. 120, Fremont. Call 495-5407. • Grief Support Group, for bereavement due to death, meets Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m. at Cameron Woods, 701 W. Harcourt Road, Angola. Call 665-2141, ext. 5176. • Hamilton Lions Club, meet twice monthly in the spring and summer and monthly during the winter. Contact Bob Howard at 488-2357. • Land of Lakes Lions Club, meet the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, 2013 N. Wayne St., Angola. Call 316-7233. • 101 Lakes Kiwanis Club. Meets each Thursday at Cahoot’s Coffee Cafe, 218 W. Maumee St., Angola, 7 a.m. • Orland American Legion Post No. 423. Meets the fourth Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the post, 6215 N. S.R. 327, Orland. Call 829-6544. • Pleasant Lake Lions Club. Meets on the first and third Tuesdays of every month at Pleasant Lake Elementary School. • Pleasant Rebekah Lodge No. 35, meets the second and fourth Mondays of each month at IOOF Lodge No. 180, 501 S. John St., Angola, 7 p.m.

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• Pokagon State Park Nature Center, 450 Lane 100, Lake James. Call Marie Laudeman at 833-3506. • Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service. Contact the Steuben County Extension Office at 668-1000, ext. 1400.

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Accepted Masons, meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. Call Gene German at 829-6429. • Steuben County Community Foundation, 1701 N. Wayne St., Angola. Call Jennifer Danic, executive director, at 665-6656. • Steuben County 4-H and 4-H Fair Board. Call the Steuben County Extension Office at 668-1000, ext. 1400. • Steuben County Genealogical Society. Meets third Monday of the month, Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County, 322 S. Wayne St., Angola, 7 p.m. • Habitat for Humanity of Northeast Indiana. Contact 925-2508. • Steuben County Historical Society. Meets at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at Cline House Museum, 313 E. Maumee St., Angola. • Steuben County Republican Central Committee. Call Rick Michael 833-0586. • Steuben County Republican Women. Meets the first Wednesday of the month at noon at Angola Elks Lodge No. 2398, 2003 N. Wayne St., Angola. No meetings in December, June, July and August. Call Beth Weicht Lee at 665-3111. • Steuben Woman’s Club, meets on first Mondays of the month at Pleasant View Church of Christ, 200 Fox Lake Road, Angola, at 11 a.m. • Support Group for Women and Clean and Free Addictions Support Group, meets the first and third Monday of each month at Lake Missionary Church, 9030 U.S. 20 West, Angola, at 7 p.m. • Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 7205 Woman’s Auxiliary, meets the second Monday of each month at 2013 N. Wayne St., Angola.Call 665-5600.

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SPORTS AND RECREATION In the next two years, Trine University will build $22 million of new athletic arenas at the Angola campus. The first, the $8.2 million Thunder Ice Arena, is expected to open later this year and become home to Trine’s new men’s and women’s hockey teams. Thunder Ice Arena is going to take a prominent place on the west edge of what is considered the downtown, taking up residence in the 600 block of West Maumee Street, just west of Furth Center for Performing Arts. Steuben County offers a wide variety of sports and recreational activities, especially with the presence of Trine University, the YMCA of Steuben County, Pokagon State Park, Pigeon River State Fish and Wildlife Area and the 101 lakes. Along with Trine, the presence of five area high schools — Angola, Fremont, Hamilton, Prairie Heights and Grace Baptist Academy — gives spectators an opportunity to watch a wide range of sports.

College, prep sports Trine University and the five high schools serving Steuben County offer a wide range of athletics. The sports offered at Angola, Fremont, Hamilton, Prairie Heights and Grace Baptist Academy include baseball, boys’ and girls’ basketball, boys’ and girls’ cross country, football, boys’ and girls’ golf, gymnastics, boys’ and girls’ soccer, softball, boys’ and girls’ swimming and diving, boys’ and girls’

Separately, Trine is building the $13.3 million MTI Center, a 3,000-seat sports complex that will be 46,000-square feet in size with lower and upper levels and 200 parking spaces. In addition to being the home of Thunder basketball, the facility will also offer student activities, including bowling lanes and e-sports. The arena is expected to open in 2018. The Thunder Ice Arena is expected to host a variety of local ice activities, including such things as youth hockey and figure skating.

tennis, boys’ and girls’ track and field, volleyball and wrestling. Trine University offers baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s cross country, football, men’s and women’s golf, men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track and field, men’s and women’s soccer, softball, men’s and women’s tennis, women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s lacrosse, women’s field hockey and wrestling. Trine is an NCAA Division III member and is a part of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association, America’s oldest collegiate athletic conference. Trine’ football stadium has artificial turf, lights, press boxes, locker rooms, weight and training rooms and offices. Trine is also home of the Keith Busse ARC, an indoor athletic facility that features an indoor track along with other amenities. There are also area adult and youth leagues and programs for baseball, basketball, bowling, card playing, equestrian, fishing, football, go-karts, golf, hunting,

running, sailing, shooting sports, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis and volleyball.

Auto racing Angola Motorsport Speedway is a three-eighths of a mile, sanctioned asphalt track for stock car racing. It is located at 2850 N. C.R. 600E, Fremont. The telephone number is 495-7223. The season runs from May through September with racing in a variety of stock car classes. Along with grandstand seating, the track also has sky boxes available for rent.

Biking, hiking Angola, Steuben County, Pokagon State Park and Hamilton offer hiking and biking trails in their communities. The longest trail, starting in Angola near Commons Park, stretches north to Hoosier Hill covering about 6 miles. Eventually the trail will connect with an existing trail in Pokagon.

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Generally, lakes less than 300 acres in size have speed limits. Many lakes in the county have public access sites. In addition, public access sites are located at the Pigeon River State Fish & Wildlife Area in western Steuben County. Steuben County lakes with public access sites include Ball, Beaver Dam, Big Bower, Big Otter, Big Turkey, Clear,

To drive a boat with a motor of 10 horsepower or greater one must be at least 15. Those over 18 need driver’s license or state-issued photo identification card. For ages 15 to 17, operators must have completed the official Indiana safe boating course and also must have a state identification card or driver’s license.



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Crooked, Fish, Fox, Golden, Hamilton, Jimmerson, Lime, Little Turkey, Loon, Marsh, West Otter and Pigeon. Boat and other related rentals are available at Pokagon State Park and area marinas.

Bowling There is one bowling alley in Angola: • Angola Bowl, 2305 N. Wayne St.; 665-9312.

Camping There are many campgrounds in Steuben County. The only publicly-operated campgrounds are: • Pokagon State Park, 450 Lane 100, Lake James, Angola; 833-2012. It has 275 campsites. • Steuben County Park/Campground, 100 Lane 101, Crooked Lake, Angola; 833-2401. It has about 160 campsites. All other campgrounds in Steuben County include: • Buck Lake Ranch, 2705 Buck Lake Road, Angola; 665-6699. • Camp Sack-In, 8740 E. C.R. 40S, Angola; 665-5166. It has 150 campsites. • Circle B Park, 9 Circle B Campground, Hogback Lake, Angola; 665-5353. It has 150 campsites and cabin rentals. • Cook’s Happy Acres Campground, 1940 S. C.R. 300W, Angola; 665-9843. • Hi-Vue Camp Ground, 215 Lane 250B, Lake Gage; 833-9949. • Lake James Christian Assembly Youth Camp & Retreat Center, 1880 W. C.R. 275N, Angola; 833-2786. • Lake James Family Resort, 3545 Bay

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View Road, Angola; 833-9577. It has 150 campsites. • Manapogo Park, 5495 W. C.R. 760N, Orland; 833-3902. It has 300 campsites. • Tri-State Bait & Tackle Campground, 5275 N. S.R. 127, Fremont; 833-1283. It has seven campsites available on an annual basis. • Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park, 140 Lane 201, Barton Lake, Fremont; 833-1114. It has 460 campsites.

Cross-country skiing Pokagon State Park offers cross-country skiing when there is a 6-inch base of snow. Skis are available for rent at the park’s Civilian Conservation Corps shelter. For more information, call Pokagon State Park at 833-2012.

Fishing Fishing is a popular pursuit in Steuben County with its 101 lakes and various creeks. It is a year-round pursuit. All people fishing in Indiana between the ages of 17 and 65 require a state license. Licenses are available at local fishing bait and tackle outlets, sporting goods and hardware stores. Information and licensing

is also available on the state’s website,, where one can purchase a license online.

Golf There are eight golf courses in Steuben County. • Trine University is home to Zollner Golf Course. The 18-hole, par-72 course has played host to past National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics men’s golf national championships. It is home to Trine’s men’s and women’s golf teams. It will be the host of the Women’s NCAA Division III National Championships in this year. For tee times and fees, call 665-4269. The other Steuben County golf courses include: • Cold Springs Resort, 60 Lane 120F, Hamilton Lake, Hamilton; 488-2920. Eighteen-hole, par-58 course. • Country Meadows Golf Resort, P.O. Box 215, S.R. 120W, Fremont; 495-4525. Eighteen-hole par-71 course. • Glendarin Hills Golf Club, 3333 Glendarin Way, Angola; 624-3550. Eighteenhole, 72-par championship course. • Hidden Valley Golf Course, 5370 E. Metz Road, Angola; 665-6064. Eighteenhole, par-71 course. • Lake James Golf Course, 1445 W. 275 North, Angola; 833-3967. Eighteen-hole,

par-72 course. • Bledsoe’s Lakeview Golf Course, 60 Lane 470 Lake James, Angola, 833-2240. Nine-hole, par 27 course. There is one miniature golf course in the county: • Pokagon Falls, 640 W. County Road 400 N., Angola; 665-8322.

Horseback riding Horseback riding is offered primarily from Memorial Day through Labor Day at Pokagon State Park’s stables on Lake James. There is also riding on weekends before Memorial Day and after Labor Day, weather permitting. For more information, call 833-2012

Hunting Specific seasons for hunting all animals in Indiana are set by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, which prints annual handbooks, available at most hunting and fishing goods stores. Information and licensing is also available on the state’s website,

Shooting sports clubs and programs include: • Angola Conservation Club, which hosts monthly shooting matches on the

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second Sunday of every month from May to October at its site behind the Angola American Legion Post on U.S. 20. Membership is $20 a year. Call Dick Spangle at 665-5731 or Ron Reed at 665-7006. • Hamilton Fish & Game Club, 400 Fish & Game Club Road, Hamilton; 488-2723.

Physical fitness Fitness and health outlets include the YMCA of Steuben County, Trine University, Club Fitness, Curves for Women, Contour’s Express and the Steuben County Senior Center in the Steuben Community Center in Angola. The YMCA of Steuben County offers a variety of educational and athletic programs. The Steuben Senior Center programs are for adults ages 50 and older. They are either free to the public or require a small fee for participation. Also geared toward that age group are programs offered by Cameron Memorial Community Hospital’s

Healthy Lifesteps. For more information, call or visit the following: • YMCA of Steuben County, 500 E. Harcourt Road, Angola; 668-3607. • Club Fitness, 605 W. C.R. 275N, Angola; 665-5919. • Anytime Fitness, 205 W. Harcourt Road, Angola, 665-6666. • Curves for Women, 610 N. Wayne St., Angola; 624-3222. • Healthy Life Steps, Cameron Woods, 701 W. Harcourt Road, Angola; 624-2197, ext. 21. • Steuben County Senior Center, Steuben Community Center, 317 S. Wayne St., Angola; 665-9856. • Trine University, 1 University Ave., Angola; 665-4150.

Rollerskating • RolleRama Sports Center skating rink is located at 2160 W. C.R. 175N, Angola, near the Steuben County 4-H Park at

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Snowmobiling The Potawatomi Snowmobilers club oversees maintenance of the 32-mile Potawatomi Snowmobile Trail system that runs north of Angola in the Crooked Lake-Lake James area. The trail system represents the efforts of the snowmobiling club and the cooperation of numerous landowners. Club commercial memberships are $25, family memberships are $15 and single memberships are $10 annually. For more information about the club and trails, check the club’s website, pscsnowmobiler. com. Snowmobile trails are open with a minimum 4-inch cover. Registration of snowmobiles must be done through the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Registration forms are available throughout the county, the jail area of the Steuben County Sheriff’s Department, any snowmobile dealer, through the Potawatomi Snowmobilers Club or though any DNR Conservation officer. Events hosted by the snowmobile club are listed on its website.

Tennis There are tennis courts available at Trine University, Angola High School, Hendry Park Elementary School, Fremont High School and Prairie Heights High School.

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HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES Alanon & Alcoholics Anonymous For alcoholics and their relatives. Several meetings are held throughout the week at various Steuben County locations. For more information, call Women in Transition at 624-3178; Four County Transitional Living for Men at 665-7700; or Cameron Memorial Community Hospital at 665-2141. Also, 866-608-3793, or 488-2250.

Alzheimer’s Services The Alzheimer’s Services Family Support Group meets the first Wednesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. at Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County, 322 S. Wayne St., Angola. For information call Cameron Home Care and Hospice at 665-2141, Ext. 2176, or the Steuben County Council on Aging at 665-9856.

Angola MS Group Meets first Saturday of the month 1-3 p.m. at the Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County, 322 S. Wayne St., Angola.

Bright Point Bright Point (formerly CANI) provides community services including an energy assistance program, 213 N. Martha St., Angola, IN 46703; 665-1160 or 888-437-5012.

Cameron Hospital Urgent Care 1381 N. Wayne St., Angola. The walk-in clinic is designed to handle non-life threatening injuries and illnesses for the general and industrial public. Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sun. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Contact Urgent Care at 665-8222.

Cameron Memorial Community Hospital 416 E. Maumee St., Angola 46703. 665-2141. Providing for the health care needs

of Steuben County residents. Home Health Care and Hospice provides support and care of home health and hospice to outpatients and families. Call 664-2141.

Cancer Association of Steuben County Provides educational programs and other services, 316-5533; cancer treatment and information is available at the Regional Cancer Care Center, 516 E. Maumee St., Angola, 624-2120.

Caregiver Support Cameron Homecare and Hospice Caregiver Support Group meets the third Tuesday of the month from 2-3 p.m. at Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County, 322 S. Wayne St., Angola. A grief support group meets the every Tuesday from 4:30-6 p.m. at Cameron Woods. Details are at 665-2141, ext. 2176.

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and neglected children; P.O. Box 111, Albion; 888-636-6101.

CAVA Community Anti-Violence Alliance provides assistance to victims of abuse and information on the prevention of violence toward others, 200 Hoosier Drive, Suite D, Angola; 624-3600.

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Mental Health Association

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Provides community education, service related to mental health awareness, PO Box 372, Angola, 665-5981.

Provides assistance for Medicaid, food stamps, Aid to Dependent Children, crippled children and for the aged, blind and disabled; 1915 N. Wayne St., Angola, 665-3713.

Faith Community Health Clinic

The Children First Center provides educational, therapeutic, and support services for special needs children ages 0-3; 1752 Wesley Road, PO Box 562, Auburn, IN 46706; 925-3865 or 800-824-2698.

Faith Community Health Clinic is open 5-8 p.m. 1st, 3rd and 4th Wednesdays for those without insurance and meeting poverty guidelines. Information is at 667-7163. Holy Family Episcopal Church, 909 S. Darling St., Angola.

Community Living

Foster Care Services Inc.

Community Living Inc. provides group homes for developmentally disabled adults; 2000 W. C.R. 175N, Angola, IN 46703; 665-7681.

Community Soup Kettle Community Soup Kettle noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at Turning Point Homeless Shelter on Williams Street in Angola.

Compassion Pregnancy Center of Northeast Indiana Offers pregnancy testing and counseling, as well as baby items for babies up to 2 years old, 711 E. Harcourt Road, Angola, 668-7773.

Crime Stoppers Provides an anonymous avenue for information leading to the arrest and indictment of criminals; PO Box 501, Angola, IN 46703. Tips may be phoned in to 668-7867 or (800) 600-4258.

Depression/Bipolar Support Alliance Meets first and third Sundays at 4:30 p.m.

Michiana Big Brothers/ Big Sisters Provides a caring adult friend for children ages 6 to 17 years old from single parent homes, Steuben Community Center, 317 S. Wayne St., Suite 3E, Angola, IN 46703; 665-7204.

Northeastern Center Inc.

Provides recruitment and training of foster parents; 1016 W. 7th St., Suite 330, Auburn, IN 46706; 925-4142.

Comprehensive mental health center, inpatient and outpatient treatment, consultations and education with addiction counseling, day treatment and 24-hour emergency services, 200 Hoosier Dr., Suite E, Angola, 46703; 665-9494 or (800) 790-0118 (24 hours).

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An alcohol and drug recovery house for men; 227 1/2 W. Maumee St., Angola, IN 46703; 665-7700.

IMPACT An education, employment and training program for Aid for Families with Dependent Children and food stamp recipients, 1915 N. Wayne St., Angola, IN 46703; 665-3713.

Indiana Job Works Provides free employment services, claims service, unemployment compensation and labor market information, 936 W. 15th St., Auburn, IN 46706; 925-0124.

Life Skills Counseling Services Provides counseling services, 312 N. Wayne St., Angola, IN 46703; 665-1138.


Provides pregnancy testing and counseling. Provides contraceptive information and supplies. 3914 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46802; 423-1322.

Project Help of Steuben County Serves as an umbrella agency for referral information and supplemental direct aid for indigent and low-income people. 711 E. Harcourt Road, Angola, IN 46703; 665-9697.

Rape Awareness Program/ Rape Crisis Hotline Volunteer counselors available 24 hours for emotional support and advice, PO Box 10554, Fort Wayne, 426-7273.

Red Cross American Red Cross of Northeast Indiana. Provides service to military families. disaster relief, blood program and provides volunteer services; 1212 E. California Road, Fort Wayne; 484-9336.

RISE Inc. Serves disabled and displaced adults in developmental, vocational and daily living training. 1600 Wohlert St., Angola; 665-9408.

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Provides aid to transients, paroled prisoners, disaster relief, aid to unwed mothers and alcoholics. Call 665-1160. 2535 N 200 W, Angola, IN 46703

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Social Security Administration

Steuben County Humane Society

Administers the retirement, survivors, disability, Medicare and SSI programs of the federal government. 124 W. 9th St., Auburn; (800) 772-1213 or 925-0494.

Provides a shelter for homeless dogs and cats along with spay and neuter services and education; 1700 N. C.R. 200W, P.O. Box 204, Angola, IN 46703; new facility will be at 780 W. Wendall Jacob Ave. 833-2877.

Steuben County Council on Aging Provides services to senior citizens in Steuben County. 317 S, Wayne St., Suite 1B, Angola; 665-9856.

Steuben County Division of Family and Children County welfare agency serving families and children. 1913 N. Wayne St., Angola; 665-3713.

Turning Point Shelter

Steuben County Literacy Coalition Assistance in early childhood learning, after school programs in local schools, developing reading skills and referral for high school equivalency diploma testing, math skills, English as a second language and other skills. 1208 S. Wayne St., Angola; 665-1414.

Steuben County United Way

Steuben County Emergency Medical Service Publicly-operated ambulance and emergency medical service. 100 E. Gale St., Angola; dial 911 in an emergency or call the business office at 668-1000, ext. 3300.

Steuben County Health Nurse

Provides funds for social service agencies and programs for Steuben County, 317 S. Wayne St., Suite 3D, Angola; 665-6196.

Steuben Mobile Meals Provides meals for home-bound individuals. For delivery in Angola call 624-2010 or 316-1115. Elsewhere in the county, 800-5523662, ext. 405.

Makes home visits, does immunizations, tuberculosis testing and crippled children follow-up. 317 S. Wayne St., Suite 3A, Angola; 668-1000, ext. 1570.

Short-term homeless shelter, 600 N. Williams St., Angola, 665-9191.

Veteran’s Administration (Steuben County) Offers services to veterans, aid to widows of veterans, financial and educational assistance to children of veterans. 317 S. Wayne St., Suite 2B, Angola; 668-1000, Ext. 1060.

Well Child Clinic Provides immunizations, physicals and screening for children of low-income families. 317 S. Wayne St., Suite 3B, Angola, IN 46703; 665-2403.

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Nutritional program with supplemental food items essential to growth, including pre-natal nutritional assistance, for low-income people. 317 S. Wayne St., Suite 3C, Angola, IN 46703; 668-1000, Ext. 1050.

Women in Transition Recovery house for women only in Angola. Call 624-3178 for information.

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LOCAL GOVERNMENT Steuben County Steuben County Commissioners include Ronald Smith, James Crowl and Lynne Liechty. They meet the first Monday of each month from 1-4:30 p.m. and the third Monday of the month from 8:30 a.m.-noon in the commissioner’s room in the Steuben Community Center, 317 S. Wayne St., Angola. The Steuben County Drainage Board, which includes the commissioners and Surveyor Larry Gilbert, meets at 10 a.m. on the first Monday of the month and 2 p.m. on the third Monday of the month, also in the commissioner’s room. The Steuben County Council includes Ruth Beer, Dan Caruso, Jim Getz, Linda Hansen, Will Howard, Ken Shelton and Rick Shipe. The council meets in the commissioner’s room the second Tuesday of the month at 9 a.m. at the Steuben Community Center, 317 S. Wayne St., Angola. Other elected county officeholders, who may be contacted at 668-1000, include: • Assessor, Kim Johnson, Community Center, 317 S. Wayne St., ext. 1000. • Auditor, Kim Koomler, 317 S. Wayne St., ext. 1200. • Clerk of Court, Shelley Herbert, Courthouse, 55 S. Public Square, child

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support payments ext. 2200; marriage licenses ext. 2205, traffic violations ext. 2210, voters registration ext. 2220, all other information ext. 2240, small claims ext. 2250 and criminal case information ext. 2260. • Circuit Court Judge Allen Wheat, Courthouse, 55 S. Public Square, ext. 2000. • Superior Court Judge Bill Fee, 55 S. Public Square, ext. 2600. • Magistrate, Randy Coffey, Courthouse, 55 S. Public Square, ext. 2300. • Coroner, Bill Harter, ext. 5000. • Prosecutor, Jeremy Musser, Courthouse Annex, 205 S. Martha St., ext. 2400. • Recorder, Linda Myers, Community Center, 317 S. Wayne St., ext. 1700. • Sheriff, Tim Troyer, Jail, 206 E. Gale St., ext. 5000. • Surveyor, Larry Gilbert, Community Center, 317 S. Wayne St., ext. 1800. • Treasurer, Missy Bixler, Community Center, 317 S. Wayne St., ext. 1900. Appointed county officials, who also may be contacted at 668-1000, include: • Building/Plan commissioner, Clint Knauer, Community Center, 317 S. Wayne St., ext. 1250. • Communications, Gary LeTourneau,

Courthouse Annex, 205 S. Martha St., ext. 4030. • Emergency Management, Randy Brown, Courthouse Annex, 205 S. Martha St., ext. 3400. • Emergency Medical Service, Mary Allred, Courthouse Annex, 205 S. Martha St., non-emergency ext. 3300; in emergencies dial 911. • County highway superintendent, Emmett Heller, engineer, Jen Sharkey, Highway Department, 1900 N. C.R. 200W, ext. 3600. • Health department, Kris Thomas, Community Center, 317 S. Wayne St., ext. 1500. • Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service, Steuben County Office, Community Center, 317 S. Wayne St., ext. 1400. • Veteran’s Affairs officer, Alex Dobson, Community Center, 317 S. Wayne St., ext. 1060. • WIC, Debbie Lewis, Community Center, 317 S. Wayne St., ext. 1050. • County Park, Frank Charlton, superintendent, 100 Lane 101B Crooked Lake, ext. 2100. • Steuben County Department of Child Services, 1913 N. Wayne St., 665-3713.

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GETTING CONNECTED Getting connected when you move into a new community can be time-consuming. We’ve listed some basics on community services to help you find your way. Services are listed by community. If you live in an unincorporated area, in the country or at a lake, information will be available in the Steuben County listings.

Angola Water and sewer service may be arranged by calling 665-3422. For garbage pick-up for single family residences or up to three-family dwellings, call 665-3422. Curbside recycling is available to residents of Angola. Building permits are available from the building commissioner, who can be reached at 665-6846. Information on zoning is available from the city planner’s office, which can be reached by calling 665-7465. Phone service in Angola is provided by Frontier. New service is available by calling 877-462-8188. Electrical and gas service for most of Angola is provided by Northern Indiana Public Service Co., at 800-464-7726. Cable television is provided in the Angola area by Mediacom. New service can be arranged by calling 800-8742924, Internet repair service at 800-8742998 and 24-hour repair can be reached at 800-874-2991.

reached by calling 800-788-3500. NIPSCO, 800-464-7726, provides electrical and gas service. Garbage pickup in the community is provided by several private contractors. Check your local yellow pages.

Clear Lake Clear Lake sewer service can be arranged by calling the Clear Lake Town Hall at 495-9158. Garbage service may be arranged by contacting the town hall at 495-9158.

Questions about zoning and building matters also may be referred to the clerk’s office at the same number. Electrical and gas service is available through NIPSCO, 800464-7726. Frontier provides phone service by contacting 877-462-8188.

Fremont To arrange water and sewer service along with garbage pickup and curbside recycling, contact the town clerk’s

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office at 495-7805. Building permits and zoning information are available at 495-2504. Electric and gas service is offered through NIPSCO, 800-464-7726. Telephone service is provided by Frontier, 877-462-8188. Cable television service is offered by Mediacom. Call 800- 874-2924 for customer service, 800-874-2998 for Internet repair or 800-874-2991 for 24-hour repair.

exchanges for Angola, Fremont, Hamilton, Orland, Pleasant Lake, Pokagon and Ray (in both Indiana and Michigan) are served by Frontier. For residential service, call 877-462-8188. For business service, call 800-483-5000. Telephone customers in the exchanges for Ashley, Hudson, Stroh and South Milford are served by Century Link. Call 800-788-3500.


To register to vote in Steuben County, you must contact the county clerk’s office in the Steuben County Courthouse on the Public Square in Angola. Ashley residents who live in DeKalb County need to register at the clerk-treasurer’s office at the DeKalb County Courthouse in Auburn. Indiana also allows for voter registration at branches of the Bureau of Motor Vehicles, which is located at 1913 N. Wayne St. You do not have to declare a party affiliation to register, but if you vote in the spring primary elections, you must ask for a ballot of the political party of your choice. You need a valid driver’s license or state-issued identification card to register to vote.

Water service in Hamilton may be arranged by contacting the clerk-treasurer’s office at 488-3607. Garbage pickup is included with water service. Electric is through American Electric Power, 800-311-4634. Natural gas is available through Northern Indiana Public Service Co., 800-464-7726. Telephone service is provided by Frontier, 877-462-8188.

Hudson Water and sewer service in Hudson are arranged by calling the clerk-treasurer’s office at 587-9500. Electrical and gas service is available through NIPSCO, 800-4647726. Century Link provides phone service to the community. Century Link can be reached by calling 800-788-3500.

Orland Water service and garbage pickup in Orland is available by calling the town clerk’s office at 829-6411. Electric and natural gas service is available through NIPSCO, 800-464-772.

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License plates Motor vehicle plates, including motorcycles and trailers, are available in Steuben County at the license branch at 1913 N. Wayne St., Angola. Plates and placards for the disabled are also available. Registration for boats, snowmobiles and trailers must also be done through the license branch. Ashley residents who live in DeKalb County must purchase plates at the branch located at 500 N. Grandstaff Drive, Auburn.

Driver’s licenses and learner’s permits also are issued through the state license branches. Driver’s licenses and vehicle titles may be handled through any branch, but registrations for plates must be in the county of residence. A state photo identification, for those who do not have a driver’s license, is also available here. For details, contact the Angola branch at 665-5661. Certain transactions can be conducted over the Internet at bmv.

Recycling The Northeast Indiana Solid Waste Management District provides several services for local residents. Recycling drop-off stations that are open at all times are located at the Steuben County Park, Crooked Lake; Bunch’s Shop Rite, S.R. 120, Orland; Fremont Street Department, Albion and Bell streets, Fremont; District offices on C.R. 800S (S.R. 4), east of Ashley; Hamilton Town Hall on S.R. 427. For information on what materials are accepted, call the district’s recycling hot line at 800-777-5462.

Marriage licenses Marriage licenses are available in the clerk’s office in the Steuben County Courthouse, South Public Square, Angola. There is no waiting period. Information on cost and requirements is available by calling 668-1000, ext. 2210.

Pet licenses Indiana requires licenses be purchased for dogs and cats. The licenses are available at the Steuben County Humane Society, C.R. 200 W. Call 833-2877 for more information.

EMERGENCY NUMBERS ALL EMERGENCIES: 911 FIRE (Non-emergency) Angola ....................................665-5555 Ashley ....................................587-9222 Camden, Mich. ....................(517) 368-5129 Fremon ...................................495-3805 Hamilton ................................488-2311 Helmer ...................................351-2034 Hudson ..................................587-9602 Metz ........................................665-1178 Montgomery, Mich. ............(517) 296-4267 Orland ....................................829-6494 Salem Center .......................475-5511 Page 34

Steuben Township ..............475-5040 Stroh .......................................351-3000 POLICE (Non-emergency) Angola.....................................665-2121 Ashley ....................................587-9388 Clear Lake .............................495-9158 Fremont .................................495-9848 Hamilton ................................488-3721 Hudson ..................................587-3500 Orland......................................829-6411 Steuben County Sheriff’s Department ..........................668-1000 Ext. 5000

Indiana State Police ........... (800) 552-0976 Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Fort Wayne District ............426-0807 FBI ............................................ 426-5331 Medical Cameron Memorial Community Hospital ...........665-2141 Urgent Care of Cameron Hospital ...............665-8222 Poison Control .....................(800) 382-9097 Steuben County EMS ........668-1000, Ext. 3300

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AREA CHURCHES Assembly of God ASSEMBLY OF GOD, 1405 N. Williams St., Angola, 665-9998. Sunday school, 9 a.m.; worship, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Jeffrey Gowen, pastor. FREMONT COMMUNITY CHURCH, Fremont Youth and Community Center, 601 N. Coldwater St., Fremont, 495-4122. Worship, 10 a.m. Josh Hawkins, pastor.

Baha’i THE BAHA’I FAITH OF ANGOLA, P.O. Box 744, Angola. Call 800-22UNITE (228-6483)

Baptist HILLCREST BAPTIST CHURCH, 1380 S. Wayne St., Angola, 665-7246. Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Terry Sturges, pastor. FAITH BAPTIST CHURCH, 560 W. C.R. 400N at S.R. 127, Angola, 665-1283. Sunday school, 9 a.m.; worship,10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Wednesday services, 7 p.m. Denver Dekeyser, pastor. GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH, 925 N. C.R. 200 West, Angola, 665-3192. Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m.; evening service, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday AWANA Club, 6:30 p.m.; praise and prayer service, 7 p.m. Bob Koenig, pastor, 833-1005. HELMER INDEPENDENT BAPTIST CHURCH, C.R. 766S, Helmer. Pastor Rick Davis. Sunday school 10 a.m.; Sunday worship 11 a.m.; Thursday

worship 6 p.m. LOVE DIVINE BAPTIST CHURCH, corner of S.R. 4 and C.R. 23, Ashley, 854-2156. Sunday services, 11 a.m.; Sunday school, 10 a.m.; Thursday services, 6:30 p.m. Rev. Carl Ritchie. PLEASANT LAKE BAPTIST, 1380 State St., Pleasant Lake, 475-5910. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; worship, 10:45 a.m. Wednesday Bible study, 6:30 p.m. George Foulk, pastor, 475-5005. PRECIOUS MEMORIES BAPTIST CHURCH, 3505 Metz Road, Angola. Services Friday at 7 p.m.; Sunday at 11 a.m. Minister, Olie Smith.

Christian ANGOLA CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 1297 N. C.R. 200W, Angola, 665-3815. Sunday worship, 10:15 a.m.; group study, 9 a.m.; Wednesday prayer, praise and worship at 6:30 p.m., lesson at 7 p.m. John Coney, minister; Blake

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Stevenson, worship director. METZ CHRISTIAN CHURCH 1945 S. C.R. 800E, Metz, 665-1375. Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 10:30 a.m.; Bible study, Wednesday 6:30 p.m. Michael Hesterman, pastor. LAKE AREA CHRISTIAN CHURCH, 4760 N. S.R. 827, Fremont, 495-5222. Early chapel, 7:45 a.m.; Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Sunday worship, 10 a.m.; Sunday evening service, 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday supper, 5 p.m. and youth and adult Bible studies, 6 p.m. Scott Saltsman, evangelist. NORTH SCOTT CHRISTIAN CHURCH, C.R. 550E, Angola. Bible study, 9 a.m.; Worship, 10 a.m. David Wilson, pastor. Church of the Brethren PLEASANT CHAPEL CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN, 1993 C.R. 8, Ashley, (260) 587-3856. Worship, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday school, 10:30 a.m. Valarie Kline, pastor.





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Church of Christ ASHLEY CHURCH OF CHRIST, West Hobart Street, Ashley. Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m. COLUMBIA CHURCH OF CHRIST, 14-994 Williams County Road 150, Edon, Ohio, (419) 272-3303. Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m.; Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Nathan Derico, minister, (419) 272-2071. HAMILTON CHURCH OF CHRIST, 4040 E. Church St., Hamilton, 488-2719, Traditional service 8:30 a.m., Sunday school 9:30 a.m., contemporary service 10:30 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 7 p.m. Jeff Alexander, pastor. PLEASANT VIEW CHURCH OF CHRIST, 200 Fox Lake Road, Angola, 665-2813, The Gathering, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:30 p.m.; celebrative worship, 10:30 a.m.; Wednesday groups, 6 p.m. Eric Bingaman, minister; Laura Brady, children’s director. STEUBEN COUNTY CHURCH OF CHRIST, 613 N. Williams St., Angola, 665-3794. Bible class, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Wednesday Bible study, 7 p.m. Bill Romans, minister. STROH CHURCH OF CHRIST, 4540 S. County Road 1100 West, Hudson, 351-4626, Sunday school, 10:20 a.m.; worship service, 9 a.m. Mike Hamm, preaching minister.

Church of God ASHLEY CHURCH OF GOD, 101 N. Gonser St. Ashley; Pastor Bob Neace, 260-587-9565; Sunday Page 36

School 9:30am; Worship 10:30 a.m.; Prayer Service 6 p.m.; Wednesday Bible Study 6 p.m.; Tuesday Farm Wagon 10 a.m.; or visit our website at Living water worship center, YMCA of Steuben County, 500 E. Harcourt Road, Angola. Sunday services at 10:30 a.m., Children’s Church 11 a.m. Pastor Wayne Prosser, 243-4261. STROH CHURCH OF GOD, Main Street, Stroh, (260) 351-2910. Sunday school, adult 9 a.m., youth 10:15 a.m.; worship, 10 a.m. Jeff and Brenda Berry, pastors. TODAY’S CHURCH OF GOD (of Cleveland, Tenn.) 13 Berry St., Quincy, Mich. (517) 639-9068. Sunday school, 10 a.m.; Worship, 11 a.m.; Sun. evening service, 7 p.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 7 p.m.; Friday prayer meeting, 7 p.m. C.J. Saddler III, bishop.

Church of the Nazarene GATEWAY CHURCH, 255 N. Gerald Lett Ave., Angola. Sunday services 10 a.m. Tony Baker, pastor, 665-2045. ORLAND CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE, 6015 N. State Road 327, Orland, 829-6395. Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Rodger Strong, pastor.

Congregational FIRST CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, please see United Church of Christ listing. LAKE GAGE CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, 5540 N. County Road 550 West, Lake Gage, 833-6898. Sunday school, 9 a.m.; worship, 10 a.m. Steve

Altman, pastor, 829-6364. ORLAND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, 9315 W. State Road 120, Orland, 829-6187. Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday youth group and Good News Club for children, 6 p.m. Mark Emelander, pastor, 829-6143.

Episcopal HOLY FAMILY EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 909 S. Darling St., Angola, 665-5067. Worship (Holy Eucharist), 10:30 a.m. Sunday, nursery available 9:45 a.m., Sunday school 11 a.m. Fr. Michael T. Fulk, priest in charge.

Evangelical SONLIGHT COMMUNITY CHURCH, 269 S. C.R. 200W, Angola, 665-9456. Services at 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor, Brad Belcher.

Jehovah’s Witness KINGDOM HALL OF JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES, S.R. 827N, Angola, 665-6807. Sunday public discourse, 9:30 a.m.; Watchtower study, 10:30 a.m.

Latter-Day Saints CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS, 1508 Williams St., Angola, 665-9444. Sunday service, 10 a.m. R. Thomas Robison, branch president.


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(ELCA), 1301 N. Williams St., Angola, 665-2516. Sunday school, 10:15 a.m.; worship, 9 a.m. Rev. Daryl J. Emowrey. CLEAR LAKE LUTHERAN CHURCH (MISSOURI SYNOD), 270 Outer Drive, Clear Lake, 833-3854, cllutheran@ Sunday service, 9 a.m.; Holy Eucharist, second and fourth Sunday of each month; Bible classes for all ages, 10 a.m. Summer schedule: Saturday chapel service, 5:30 p.m. Rev. Tim Miller. LAKE GEORGE LUTHERAN CHAPEL CHURCH (MISSOURI SYNOD), west side of Lake George at 1540 W. C.R. 800N, Fremont, 833-6208. Worship, 9 a.m.; Holy communion second and fourth weekends. The Rev. David A. Easterday, minister. LAKE JAMES LUTHERAN CHAPEL, 80 Lane 200D, Glen Eden Springs, Lake James. Worship, 9 a.m. Guest pastors each week, Memorial Day to Labor Day. PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH (MISSOURI SYNOD), 355 E. S.R. 120, Fremont, 495-4306. Saturday contemporary worship 5 p.m.; Sunday worship 8 and 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school and Bible class 9:15 a.m.; Holy Communion, first and third Saturdays at 5 p.m., first and third Sundays at 10 a.m., second and fourth Sundays at 8 a.m. Jeffrey Teeple, pastor. PRINCE OF PEACE LUTHERAN CHURCH (MISSOURI SYNOD), 10275 E. LaGrange County Road 550 South, between Big Long Lake and Stroh, 351-2144. Worship, 9 a.m.; Christian education,10:30 a.m. Holy Communion, second and fourth Sundays. The Rev. James Elsner, pastor.

Mennonite PLEASANT LAKE MENNONITE CHURCH, 5142 S. Old U.S. 27, Pleasant Lake, 475-5866. Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m. Jonathan List, pastor.

FREMONT ZION MISSIONARY CHURCH, 205 N. Ray Road, Fremont, 495-1601. Worship, 10 a.m.; Wednesday family night, 6:30 p.m. Jon Bruney, pastor. LAKE MISSIONARY CHURCH, 9030 W. U.S. 20, West Otter Lake, 665-2254, Sunday worship and celebration, 10 a.m.; Wednesday, 6 p.m., Collide and adult Bible study. Lead pastor Lance Witham; associate pastor Mike Cain; youth and worship pastor Sam Schertz.

Pentecostal CALVARY TEMPLE PENTECOSTAL CHURCH OF GOD, 400 E. Henry St., Angola, 665-9758. Sunday school, 10 a.m.; Sunday worship, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday family Bible study and teen service, 6:30 p.m. Vincent Torres, pastor. Christ Life Tabernacle, 1220 S. Wayne St., Angola, 668-1895. Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; word and worship, 10:30 a.m. Midweek friendship groups, Wednesday at 7 p.m. Keith Duncan, pastor.

Presbyterian CALIFORNIA UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 816 Hall’s Corners Road, Montgomery, Mich., Worship 10 a.m., Bible study 9 a.m. The Rev. Mark Case, pastor. PRESBYTERIAN CHAPEL OF THE LAKES, 2955 W. Orland Road, Angola, 833-4976. Worship, 8:30 and 11 a.m.; Sunday school, 10 a.m. Thomas E. Smith, pastor. SALEM CENTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 3935 S. County Road 800 West, Salem Center. Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.; worship, 10:15 a.m. Dr. Maria L. Rutland, pastor.

Roman Catholic ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA CATHOLIC CHURCH, 700 W. Maumee St., Angola, 665-2259. Daily Mass at 8 a.m. Saturday Reconciliation, 4 p.m. Masses Saturday, 5 p.m.; Sunday, 7:30 and 10 a.m. Masses: Memorial Day to Labor Day, Saturday, 5 p.m.; Sunday, 7, 8:30 and 10 a.m.; Manapogo Park, Lake Pleasant, Saturday, 7:30 p.m. ST. PAUL CATHOLIC CHAPEL, 8780 E. C.R. 700N, Fremont. Mass 9 a.m. Sunday, 5 p.m. Saturday, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.

Seventh Day Adventist SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH, 314 N. Williams St., Angola, 665-5380. Sabbath school and Bible study, 9:15 a.m.; Saturday worship, 11 a.m. Wednesday prayer meeting/Bible study, 6:30 p.m. Don Greulich, pastor.

United Brethren HUDSON UNITED BRETHREN CHURCH, 516 N. Main St., Hudson. Sunday school, 9 a.m.; worship service, 10 a.m.; kids club and youth group, 6 p.m. Sunday; Tuesday 7 p.m. adult Bible study. Craig Burkholder, pastor, 587-9239. MOUNT PLEASANT UNITED BRETHREN CHURCH, 2140 S. C. R. 850E, Metz,. Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday 7 p.m. home adult bible study. Devon Strine, pastor, 419-737-2515.

United Church of Christ ASHLEY-HUDSON ST. JOHN’S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 27 DeKalb County Road 23, Ashley, 665-2774. Worship, 10 a.m.; Sunday school, 9 a.m. Summer schedule: worship, 10 a.m.; Sunday school, 9 a.m. John Kabes, pastor. FIRST CONGREGATIONAL UNITED

Missionary EAST GILEAD MISSIONARY CHURCH, Block and Southern Roads, East Gilead, Mich., (517) 369-2206. Sunday school, 10 a.m.; worship, 11 a.m. Harry Squiers, pastor. FAIRVIEW MISSIONARY CHURCH, 525 E. County Road 200 North, Angola, 665-8402. Small churches/Sunday school, 9 and 10:30 a.m.; Sunday worship, 9 and 10:30 a.m.; 10:31 a.m. casual service in gym; 9 a.m. service interpreted for the hearing impaired. Visit

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CHURCH OF CHRIST, 314 W. Maumee St., Angola, 665-9362. Sunday school, 11:15 a.m.; worship, 10 a.m.; fellowship hour, 11 a.m. Summer schedule: first Sunday in June through Labor Day: worship, 10 a.m.; Sunday school 11:15 a.m. Deb Davis, pastor.

United Methodist ALVARADO UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 8045 E. County Road 500 South, Alvarado. Sunday school, 10 a.m.; worship, 9 a.m. Lucretia Snyder, pastor. ANGOLA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 220 W. Maumee St., Angola, 665-3914. Worship, 9 a.m.; Sunday school, 10:15 a.m.; celebration service at 11 a.m. Tim Terrell, pastor and Tracey Zimmerman, pastor. ASHLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 210 W. Morgan St., Ashley, (260) 587-3762. Sunday school, 10:30 a.m.; worship, 9:30 a.m. Brian Ballinger, pastor. FLINT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 510 N. C.R. 750W, Flint. Worship, 11 a.m.; Brian Ballinger, pastor. FREMONT UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 105 N. Tolford St, Fremont, 495-2305. Worship, 10 a.m.; Sunday school, 8:45 a.m. Darin Hendrey, pastor. HAMILTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 7780 S. Wayne St., Hamilton. Sunday school, 9 a.m.; Sunday worship, 10 a.m.; Children’s service during 10 a.m. worship; Larry Dimick, pastor, 488-2803. HELMER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, State Road 327, Helmer. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Sunday Page 38

Worship, 10 a.m.; Thursday Bible Study, 7 p.m.; Donna Holcomb, pastor; Robert Hartman, lay leader. MOUNT ZION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 3365 S. Golden Lake Road, Pleasant Lake, 475-1540. Worship, 9 a.m.; Sunday school, 10:15 a.m. Tamra Gerber, pastor. NEVADA MILLS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 4710 W. Bachelor Road, Nevada Mills, 833-1882. Worship, 9 a.m.; Sunday school, 10:30 a.m. Craig Johnson, pastor. ORLAND UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 6150 N. State Road 327, Orland. Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:30 a.m. Craig Johnson, pastor, 495-1270. PLATO UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 340 S. C.R. 500E, LaGrange. Worship, 10 a.m.; Sunday school, 9 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 6:30 p.m. Paul Hoffmaster, pastor, 665-2327, PLEASANT LAKE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, 1160 W. Main St., Pleasant Lake. Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 10:30 a.m. John Boyanowski, pastor. Services for the hearing impaired. STOKES CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Fremont and Southern roads, Montgomery, Mich. Worship, 8:45 a.m.; Sunday school, 10 a.m. Fred Cain, pastor.

Wesleyan HAMILTON WESLEYAN CHURCH, Terry Lake Road, Hamilton, 488-4129. Sunday school, 9 a.m.; worship, 10 a.m. Wednesday youth, 6:30 p.m. David Leitzel, pastor.

Non-Denominational BREAKTHROUGH HARVEST CHURCH, call 665-5496 for service times and locations. Mark and Heather Cary, pastors. CALVARY CHAPEL FELLOWSHIP, 4340 S. County Road 1170 East, Stroh, (260) 351-4215. Worship, 9:30 a.m. Bible studies available. Gary Rifenburg, pastor. CLEAR LAKE BIBLE CHURCH, 9050 E. C.R. 700N, Fremont, 495-4994. Sunday school, 9 a.m.; worship, 10 a.m.; Thursday 6 p.m. prayer meeting, 7 p.m. men’s Bible study. Voyle Hartleroad, pastor. CROSSROADS OF ZION, 7977 C.R. 4A, Hamilton. Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m. Pastor Gene Thimlar. FAITH HARVEST CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP, 200 Park Ave., Angola. Worship, 10 a.m. Sunday. Jim Hazekamp, pastor, 495-0086. FIREWATER MINISTRIES, P.O. Box 68, Angola. Evangelist J.L. Horton, 668-3676. HANDS TO GO MISSIONS, 113 W. Maumee St., Angola. Open worship and prayer, 8-10 a.m. Monday-Friday; dinner, second, third and fourth Fridays, 6 p.m. Joel Werner, director, 517-677-1932. HEARTLAND FELLOWSHIP, Wall Lake Association building, 11299 E. C.R. 600N, Wall Lake. Sunday worship, 9:30 a.m., teaching, 10:30 a.m. Rowland Roth and Mike Wilson. INDEPENDENT FULL GOSPEL CHURCH, 1302 Gonser St., Ashley, (260) 587-9544. The Rev. Mark Marquart, pastor.

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JAMESTOWN CHURCH, 7435 N. C.R. 150W, Fremont. Sunday school, 9 a.m.; worship, 10 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 6:30 p.m. The Rev. Paul and Marsha Metzger. LAKEVIEW COMMUNITY CHURCH, 3130 E. Bellefontaine Road, Hamilton, 488-2080. Discovery days, 9:15 a.m.; fellowship, 10 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m. Jess L. Jessup, pastor, 837-7376. LIFE CHANGING REALITIES FELLOWSHIP, 2201 N. Wayne St., Angola, Sunday services, 9 and 11 a.m. One Truth CHRISTIAN OUTREACH, 124 W. Hobart St., Ashley, services Wednesday and Saturday at 7 p.m., Sunday at noon; Bible study 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor, Paul Slone. NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN CENTER, 900 S. Wayne St., Waterloo, 837-3631. Worship, 6 p.m. Saturday progressive service; 9 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Ralph O. Diehl, Adam Diehl, Randy Stine, Sean Hartsell, pastoral staff, REVELATION CHAPEL, 501 S. John St., Angola, 687-9789. Sunday worship, 10:10 a.m.; Bible study Thursday, 6:35 p.m. Pastor John L. Winright. THE OLDE YORK CHURCH, 8740 E. C.R. 300N, Fremont, 495-1911. Worship 9 a.m., special service second Sunday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Pastor Sam Hoffman.




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Creating opportunities today, so our Eagles will soar to success tomorrow. – A well-rounded K-12 curriculum providing diverse opportunities for student success – Award winning band and choir programs – High school graduation rates consistently above the state average – Dual credit classes for high school students through Trine University and Ivy Tech, with 50 college credits available – A small school with big dreams and cutting edge technology – Faculty and staff that work as a team to provide challenging, high quality programs that foster responsible citizens and lifelong learners in a safe and secure environment

We want to be your school of choice. Come see what we have to offer – we’re sure you’ll feel right at home. Fremont Community Schools 1100 W Toledo St Fremont, IN 46737 260-495-5005 Some Photo Images Courtesy of: Brett Steele of Tiny-T Photography

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Steuben County Community Guide 2017  
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