A story about an Angola man facing charges after a wreck that killed three Amish children in Michigan was the most read and farthest reaching story on kpcnews.com and the KPC News and Herald Republican Facebook pages from June 6-13.
Here were the most viewed stories during that time on kpcnews.com:
Angola man facing charges in wreck that killed three Amish children — 1,447 pageviews
Letter: Visitor overhears disturbing conversation — 1,446 pageviews
Luckey Hospital Museum is up for sale — 1,396 pageviews
Kendallville curbside cleanup days coming — 1,151 pageviews
Police on scene of injury accident at Noble/DeKalb line — 565 pageviews
Column: Carotidynia could be causing neck pain — 425 pageviews
South Main Street receives emergency repair — 420 pageviews
Three-year-old drowns in Lake Arrowhead — 407 pageviews
Event to reveal plans for new animal shelter — 377 pageviews
In addition to the post about the fatal crash, posts about a new K-9 officer in Steuben County and news of the Luckey Museum being up for sale also reached a lot of people on the KPC News Facebook page.
Here were the top posts by reach on that page from June 6-13:
June 10: Angola man facing charges in wreck that killed three Amish children — 5,621 people reached, 72 reactions, 12 comments, 31 shares
June 6: (Shared from the Albion New Era) The Wolf Lake museum has a collection of obsolete medical equipment, including its own iron lung machine. — 5,178 people reached, 42 reactions, 6 comments, 44 shares
June 12: A 5-year-old Belgian Malinois named Zara is one of the newest K-9 officers to come to Steuben County. — 4,150 people reached, 125 reactions 10 shares
June 7: “It was pretty awesome and fun,” Flora said. “It was a little intimidating, but it was also pretty cool.” — 3,028 people reached
June 6: Kristen Johnson had already been working closely with the Kendallville Area Chamber of Commerce on a lot of projects and events. So why not just take a shot at stepping into the role of the chamber’s leader? — 3,014 people reached
June 11: The quality of life in northeast is good, but not great, according to new rankings from Ball State University released Monday. — 2,719 people reached
June 12: The Pierce-Arrow Society, a classic car club with restored autos from prior to the company’s closure in 1938, visited the windmill museum. — 2,637 people reached
In addition, 324 people were reached with a post about the fatal crash on the Herald Republican Facebook page. On the Star Facebook page, 169 people were reached by a post about Auburn’s monthly First Friday event, and 1,166 people were reached on the News Sun Facebook page with a post about a citywide cleanup in Kendallville.
A video from the June First Friday event in Auburn also garnered 24 views on kpcnews.com.
In addition, a photo gallery of the Pierce-Arrow Society visiting the Mid-American Windmill Museum got 42 pageviews.
Megan Knowles is the online and social media editor for KPC Media. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.