Art In Action: Eccentric Artist Pablo Picasso

By DARLA MCCAMMON Lakeland Art Association WARSAW — Are artists eccentric on purpose?  Studies have shown that we are likely to be much more adoring of artwork when we discover the artist has a fascinating background and personal life. Do some artists capitalize on this to bring attention … Read More

Read, Learn, Play During International Games Week

By Katie Warrener WARSAW — The Warsaw Community Public Library joins a thousand libraries around the world to celebrate the transformative power of play in lifelong learning. International Games Week is Oct. 29 to Nov. 4, and like many libraries across the country and around the world, the … Read More

Valley Insight: Tying Education And Leadership Together At Akron Elementary

By Ryan Adams Co-student council advisor at Akron Elementary School Learning and leadership are two key components that Sydnie Reed, co-sponsor of the Akron Elementary School Student Council, and I teach our student council members. Our student council is very active and student driven. Each year, we hold elections … Read More

Art In Action: Eccentric Artist Richard Dadd

By DARLA MCCAMMON Lakeland Arts Association WARSAW — Back to our series of unusual and eccentric artists we discover a Victorian age painter named Richard Dadd.  Dadd was born in Kent England.  His father was a chemist so there was intelligence in the gene pool. Young Dadd showed … Read More

Local Lakes And Community Featured In Recently-Produced Video

By EILEEN OAKS Marketing and Outreach, The Watershed Foundation NORTH WEBSTER — What makes our watershed special? You do. No joke. The people, lakes, land, and rivers of the Upper Tippecanoe River Watershed, spanning from Crooked Lake in Whitley County all the way through Center Lake in Warsaw … Read More

Lilly Counseling Initiative Sparks Innovative Efforts For Student Success

By Tami Silverman President and CEO of the Indiana Youth Institute WARSAW — A year since the process first began, the Lilly Endowment has announced which Indiana schools are receiving groundbreaking grants to implement innovative changes in school counseling. In Kosciusko County, Warsaw Community Schools is among those … Read More

New Warsaw City Hall Exhibit Goes Up

By DARLA MCCAMMON Lakeland Art Association WARSAW — We interrupt our series/study of eccentric artists to tell you about one in our local community who is not eccentric but certainly artistic.  Paul Raiman was born in Grand Rapids, Mich., and at an early age, in his father’s darkroom … Read More

Amid Las Vegas Concert Massacre Sheriff’s Department Assures Preparedness

By Captain Chris McKeand Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department WARSAW — The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department has been contacted by multiple media outlets today, Oct. 2, in response to the Las Vegas incident. The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department will respond to a mass casualty or active shooter incident with the … Read More

Film Reviews At Warsaw Public Library

WARSAW — Clearly one of the best superhero films made thus far would be “Wonder Woman.” It is a focused and purposeful film. The storyline, in a nutshell: Diana leaves her magical island of Themyscira, which is hidden from the rest of the world, to fight alongside men … Read More

Are You Interested In Water Quality? Take TWF’s Survey

By EILEEN OAKS Marketing and Outreach, The Watershed Foundation NORTH WEBSTER — You have opinions on a lot of things- but when are you really asked to share them to make a difference? This is your chance. Water pollution starts everywhere, and the only way to stop it … Read More

Art In Action: Are All Artists Eccentric?

By DARLA MCCAMMON Lakeland Art Association WARSAW — Not sure if eccentricity runs throughout the artist community in the same proportion as it runs through the general public, but one thing is for sure—there are a number of artists who have drifted off what most of us would … Read More

UPDATE — Local Teen Dies After Single-Vehicle Accident

ATWOOD — Kosciusko County officials are currently investigating a motor vehicle traffic crash on CR 650N near CR 700W near Atwood.  The male driver of the vehicle sustained fatal injuries, and a male passenger sustained injuries in the crash. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Deputies and emergency personnel responded 1:01 … Read More

You Can Be A Citizen Scientist

By EILEEN OAKS Marketing and Outreach, The Watershed Foundation Join The Watershed Foundation on Sept. 27 and be one of 150 plus volunteers to assist in monitoring water quality at 100 sites throughout Kosciusko, Noble and Whitley counties in one afternoon. Snapshot Day volunteers will become citizen scientists … Read More

First Graders Learn Through Studying Beehive

By David Burden, STEM teacher at Washington STEM Academy WARSAW — First grade teacher, Mr. Bailey, has had an indoor beehive for the past four years at Washington STEM Academy. The introduction of the hive was awarded through the Red Apple Grant with the Warsaw Education Foundation. Mr. … Read More