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Decatur, Indiana is located in Adams County. Zip codes in Decatur, IN include 46733. The median home price in Decatur is $84,200 which is roughly $63/per square foot. More Decatur information.

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14 hrs ago | Decatur Daily Democrat

Hospital initiates annexation plan

The city of Decatur will grow by approximately 140 acres if action taken by the Adams Health Network Board of Trustees is approved by governmental officials.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

GVB: Concordia Tops Bellmont 3-1 In Battle Of Powerhouses

1 Concordia topped 3A no. 5 Bellmont 3-1 Tuesday night in Decatur as the Cadets captured a win in the highly anticipated match-up of northeast Indiana powerhouse volleyball programs.

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Decatur Daily Democrat

Decatur sweetens court site deal

Decatur Mayor John Schultz appeared before the Adams County Commissioners Monday afternoon to officially ask them to consider locating the planned new superior court complex on 1st Street - at the site where the adandoned Schaeffer building currently sits - rather than a location on 3rd Street, where demolishing the Collier Insurance Building and a ... (more)

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Decatur Daily Democrat

City's boil advisory is lifted

A drinking water boil advisory for the city of Decatur was lifted Sunday after two consecutive water samples tested by the state showed no impurities in the city's drinking water supply.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Decatur Daily Democrat

Boil advisory in effect after city water main break

Decatur residents are under a drinking water boil advisory until further notice following a rupture in a city water main Thursday afternoon on the city's south side.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Decatur under Boil Water Advisory

DECATUR, Ind. The city of Decatur is under a 'Boil Water Advisory' until further notice.

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Decatur Daily Democrat

Praise service opens Kekionga Fest

Gospel music was in the air Wednesday evening outside the Riverside Center as an "Old Fashioned Praise and Worship Service" kicked off this year's Kekionga Festival.

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Decatur Daily Democrat

Jail site appraisals exceed asking price

A second appraisal has been received for the 162-acre Miller property, under consideration for purchase by Adams County for the construction of a new county jail, with Adams County Attorney Mark Burry informing Adams County Commissioners Monday the two appraisals each came in above the asking price of $1.1 million.

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Decatur Daily Democrat

Work at new city hall will snarl traffic Wednesday

Traffic at 2nd and Monroe streets in Decatur may be limited or even banned for a few hours Wednesday as air conditioning units are removed by a large crane from the top of the onetime hospital/First State Bank building that will soon become Decatur's new city hall.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Decatur Daily Democrat

Close, but no Stellar cigar

Representing the city of Decatur at Thursday's Stellar Grant announcement ceremony were, in front from left, Councilman Matt Dyer, consultant Kristi Sturtz, Anne Razzo, Diedre Miller and City Attorney Tim Baker.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Decatur Daily Democrat

Two cities named Stellar recipients, Decatur loses bid

Two recipients of Stellar Communities grants were announced this morning at the Indiana State Fair, and the city of Decatur was not among those recipients.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Decatur Daily Democrat

New court on 1st street?

The city of Decatur would like Adams County officials to consider constructing a new superior court building at the corner of 1st and Madison streets rather than on 3rd Street adjacent to the courthouse.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Decatur Daily Democrat

Slow going on jail, court properties

County officials continue to wait for appraisals for the 162-acre Miller property off Winchester Street in Decatur, a site being considered as the location for a new county jail.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Decatur Daily Democrat

Big plans for former Decatur rail depot

A former railroad depot owned by the city of Decatur is getting a major boost of oxygen and may in the not-too-distant future be alive and breathing again, thanks to the energetic efforts of three local women.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Decatur Daily Democrat

Wyneken's ISTEP scores among state's best

The Indiana Statewide Testing for Education Progress Plus reports released Monday by the Indiana Department of Education included statistics for private schools as well as public institutions, and Wyneken Memorial Lutheran School in Decatur received some impressive marks.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Decatur Daily Democrat

Commissioners still await jail site appraisals

At the end of Monday's weekly meeting of the Adams County commissioners, Commission Chairman Doug Bauman gave a brief update on the status of the county's consideration of the purchase of a 162-acre parcel of farmland south of Decatur along Winchester Street.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Decatur Daily Democrat

Court, jail site efforts continuing

Adams County Attorney Mark Burry reported during this week's meeting of the county commissioners the county is in the process of getting appraisals for the Collier Insurance Agency, 104 S. 3rd St., Decatur, as well as a single residence located behind the agency on Madison Street.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Decatur Daily Democrat

Decatur ranked 3rd safest city in Indiana in report from home security company

Due primarily, one can only assume, to a heavy police presence at local big box stores, Decatur has been rated as the third safest city in Indiana.

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Vogel Talks RVing

More July 2014 RV Manufacturer Recalls

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently announced four recall notices involving two recreational vehicle/chassis manufacturers-Viking RV and Allied Recreation Group.

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