UPDATE: Warsaw Man Jailed For Child Solicitation

WARSAW — Schaefer has informed InkFree News that his Class D felony has been reduced to a class A misdemeanor. ———————————————————————————————WARSAW —  Warsaw man is behind bars today following the discovery of illicit Facebook and cell phone messages between he and a minor female. According to North Webster … Read More

Stonehenge Street Repairs May Be On Horizon

WINONA LAKE — Improvements may soon be on the horizon for the Stonehenge area in Winona Lake. Yesterday evening, March 16, Winona Lake Town Council met to discuss the possibility of continuing a road improvement project started years ago in the subdivision for Prestwick, Porthcawl and Muirfield roads. … Read More

Tippy Valley Sports

TVS School Board Reviews Akron Building Project Bids

AKRON — The Tippecanoe Valley building project moved one step further during the Monday, March 14, board meeting. Skillman Corporation, a project administration and construction management service located in Merrillville and Indianapolis, came before the board with an update to the bid process for the additions and renovations to … Read More

Etna Green Town Hall

Etna Green Approves Electric Utility Plan

ETNA GREEN — It was a quick and straightforward meeting for the Etna Green Town Council Tuesday, March 8. The town approved the updated electric utility rates, previously proposed during the February meeting of the board. According to Deputy Clerk Treasurer Eileen Hall, the proposal, Ordinance 2016-01, has … Read More

Schmitt Announces Resignation From WLPD

  WINONA LAKE — After 40 years of service in law enforcement for the Warsaw and Winona Lake communities, Paul Schmitt, Winona Lake town marshal, will retire effective April 1. The announcement came during the Winona Lake Town Council monthly meeting. Schmitt served for 30 years with Warsaw … Read More

Penguin Point Celebrates With Bicentennial Torch

WARSAW — Though plans are still underway for the Indiana Bicentennial celebration, both on the state and county level, area residents can experience a fun “sign” of things to come. Indiana’s 2016 Bicentennial celebration aims to honor our state’s 200 years of history, and to do so in … Read More

Snowy Weather Possible This Weekend

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Over night, Kosciusko took another turn toward winter, leaving area residents who were becoming hopeful of spring perplexed. With weather continuously alternating between the mid 40’s and low teens, it has been hard to tell if winter is coming or going in the county. Though … Read More

Nappanee Announces New Police Chief

NAPPANEE — Nappanee Mayor Phil Jenkins announced today the appointment of the new Nappanee Police Chief. Officer Steve Rulli, a 13-year veteran of the Nappanee Police Department, will now serve as police chief for the town. Rulli works currently as a school resource officer at Wa-Nee schools, as … Read More

Leesburg Town Hall

Leesburg Investigates Purchase Of Enclosed Bobcat

LEESBURG — It was a brief yet productive meeting for the Leesburg Town Council Monday evening, Feb. 8. The council approved the trading of its current bobcat, utilized by both the street and sewage departments, as well as heard an update on the recent visit of a state … Read More

Love Is In The Air With AWL Valentine’s Day Event

WARSAW — With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, love is in the air in Kosciusko County. Though the holiday is traditionally reserved for couples and romance, the Animal Welfare League of Kosciusko County is hoping couples can open up their hearts for some furry kisses and cuddles. This weekend, … Read More

Locals Bring Radio Use Into 21st Century

KOSCIUSKO — Although we live in the age of instantaneous communication through the use of both the internet and cellphones, one local group is looking to encourage the use of another, more dated form of communication — the HAM radio. To trace the history of the HAM radio, … Read More

Fire And Ice Sculptures Underway In Warsaw

WARSAW — Today marks the annual Fire and Ice celebration in honor of February’s First Friday. The event will feature carvings, fire spinners and more.Carvings began at noon today, Feb. 5, in the downtown area. Ten different carvers from Michiana Ice Carvers are currently at work to create … Read More

KHCH Hires New Hospice Nurse

Kosciusko Home Care & Hospice recently hired registered nurse Jackie Snider to care for hospice patients. Jackie was born and raised in the Warsaw/Winona Lake area and graduated from Bethel College. Her desire as a nurse has always been to help people get better, more of a healing … Read More

Walk-N-Wander Returning With All New Sculptures

WARSAW — After reporting a huge success in 2014, the city of Warsaw will once again feature lifelike and life-sized sculptures by American sculptor Seward Johnson this summer. If you made it to the downtown area during the initial showing of the sculptures, the exhibit will offer new … Read More

Common Council Envisions Warsaw’s Future

WARSAW — Yesterday evening, Monday, Feb. 1, members of the Warsaw Common Council met for the second part of a series of discussions surrounding the city’s strategic plan, which was last revised April 19, 2012. The meeting focused on establishing basic goals and objectives for the city for … Read More