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Milford Council Passes 2018 Budget

MILFORD — Milford Town Council passed a $1.6 million budget for 2018 at its monthly public meeting Monday evening, Sept. 11. The budget is down from 2017 when extra funds were needed to repaint the water tower, according to Treasurer Joellen Free. Free also mentioned a representative of … Read More


LRSD Board Threatened With Legal Action

NORTH WEBSTER — The monthly public meeting of the Lakeland Regional Sewer District board of directors, held at 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7, ended with a threat of legal action from one of the owners of a Shoe Lake cottage denied a rate elimination. “I’ll be talking to … Read More

The Sun Shines on the Oakwood Art Festival

SYRACUSE— Visitors to the 2017 Oakwood Art Festival, hosted by Chautauqua-Wawasee, 702 E. Lake View Rd., Syracuse, Saturday, Aug. 26, basked in a clear, sunny day, ideal conditions for viewing a wide variety of works by artists and artisans from all over the upper Midwest. Nicole Stevens, a … Read More

Power Line Down on Eli Lily Road

SYRACUSE — Units from the Turkey Creek Fire Territory and Northern Indiana Public Service Company responded to a downed power line at 6969 E. Eli Lily Road, Syracuse, at approximately 3 p.m., Friday, Aug. 25. No injuries were reported. The lines were pulled down by an Apex Tree … Read More

Kauffman Retires From Camp Mack ‘Dream Job’ After 38 Years

MILFORD — In 1979, an overheard phone conversation led to Mike Kauffman’s hiring as a full-time employee at Camp Alexander Mack at Waubee Lake in Milford. At summer’s end, Kauffman will retire from his “dream job” after 38 years. An open house in his honor will be held … Read More

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Milford Wastewater Plant Construction on Schedule

MILFORD — The Milford Town Council held an unusually short and sparsely attended public meeting Monday, Aug. 14, where it heard good and bad news about the upcoming wastewater treatment plant renovation. The good news, according to Ryan Brauen, Wessler Engineering project manager, is the construction permit was … Read More

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Lakeland Regional Sewer District Board Talks Unpaid Bills

NORTH WEBSTER — The monthly public meeting of the Lakeland Regional Sewer District board of directors was held the evening of Aug. 3, the first Thursday of the month, as usual; however, this may soon change. Treasurer Mike DeWald informed the board a date later in the month … Read More

Magical Meadows: See it to Believe it

WARSAW— Magical Meadows, a therapeutic horseback riding facility outside of Warsaw, is one of those places which must be seen to be believed. And as it looks forward to its 10-year anniversary celebration, the facility at 3386 E. 525N may soon reach many more of the 5,000 special … Read More

Lakeland Regional Sewer District Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

NORTH WEBSTER — On Friday, July 21, the Lakeland Regional Sewer District reached a symbolic milestone with a ribbon cutting at its completed wastewater treatment facility, 5002 E. 100 N., south of the Barbee Lake chain it serves. The ceremony marked the culmination of a nine year process … Read More

Milford Welcomes New Police Officers

MILFORD — Milford Town Council started its monthly public meeting Monday evening, July 10, with a swearing in ceremony for two new police officers. Charles Bird III will begin working as a reserve officer and Brandon Shipp will begin his academy training and is expected to be working … Read More

Kosciusko County Fair Is The Place For Race Fans

WARSAW — On July 12 and 13, the Warsaw Motorsports Complex at the Kosciusko County Fairgrounds will feature events appealing to anyone who enjoys the sights, sounds and smells of engines being pushed to their limits in the pursuit of speed. The third annual Roy Bradbury Classic starts … Read More

World Championship Rodeo Comes To The Fair

WARSAW — Starting at 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 10, the Kosciusko County Community Fairgrounds hosts the International Professional Rodeo Association World Championship Rodeo, produced by Broken Horn Rodeo, one of the premier stock contractors in the country. The event provides local families, and others who may be unfamiliar … Read More

A Full Week Of Fun Hits The Grandstand

WARSAW — The Kosciusko County Community Fairgrounds grandstand will provide many of the county fair’s biggest attractions, with special events taking place almost every night of the week, July 10-15. The Kosciusko County Fair World Championship Rodeo, produced by the award-winning Broken Horn Rodeo, kicks things off at … Read More

Volunteer Organizations Looking for Drivers

WARSAW — Kosciusko County’s need for workers received national attention in a recent Washington Post article. But what many may not realize is volunteer organizations are also in need of help, particularly drivers. Programs such as Kosciusko Community Senior Services Meals on Wheels not only provide a nutritious … Read More

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Milford Council Approves Foreclosure Fee

MILFORD — Milford Town Council held a special meeting Monday, June 26, to devise a formula for assessing costs to the town incurred in the foreclosure of properties. Though the formula will apply to all future foreclosures, the meeting was deemed necessary to expedite proceedings on five Milford … Read More

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Milford Council Revisits Foreclosure Options Against Davidhizar

MILFORD — Milford Town Council opened its monthly public meeting Monday, June 12, with continued discussion of how to proceed in the matter of unpaid fines on five properties owned by Ron Davidhizar. At the council’s May meeting, Jay Rigdon, town attorney, said the next step was to … Read More