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Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect Until Midnight

KOSCIUSKO — The National Weather Service of Northern Indiana has declared a severe thunderstorm watch effective until midnight tonight, April 26. The watch covers most northern indiana counties including Kosciusko. Conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorm development. The main threat will be damaging winds and frequent lightning. Stay … Read More

Thirteen-Year-Old Girl Missing From Plymouth

PLYMOUTH — McKenzie Wireman, 13, has been reported missing from Plymouth. She is described as 5’3″ tall with burgundy hair with blonde roots and blue eyes. She was last seen on Tuesday, April 25 at her mother’s home in Plymouth wearing a blue onesie sleeper set and grey … Read More

Kosciusko County Had Highest Number Of Deer, Vehicle Collisions In 2016

KOSCIUSKO — According to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources’ 2016 annual report on white-tailed deer, Kosciusko County had the highest number of deer, vehicle collisions in the state last year. The total number of deer, vehicle collisions in Kosciusko County was 405 crashes. Allen County had 401 … Read More

Belcher Arrested After Warrant Served For Charges Related To Deadly Accident

WARSAW — Chaise Ray Belcher, 25, Warsaw, is officially in custody in Kosciusko County on a Whitley County warrant. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Detectives arrested Belcher in Kosciusko County shortly before noon today, April 25. Chaise R. Belcher, 25, Warsaw, is being charged with count I causing death when … Read More

Traffic Stop Ends With Drug Arrests

WARSAW — After stopping a driver who failed to use his vehicle’s turn signal, the officer discovered methamphetamine, paraphernalia and syringes. Marcus Deunte Brooks, 33, 2441 W. CR 250S, Warsaw, is being charged with possession of meth, a level 6 felony; possession of a syringe, a level 6 felony; … Read More

Man Arrested After Stealing Radio From Vehicle In Syracuse

SYRACUSE — A man was arrested after stealing a portable radio from a truck in Syracuse. Earlier in the day, the man had flagged down an officer and claimed people were out to get him. Steven Smith, 33, 12 EMS D18B Lane, Syracuse, is being charged with theft between … Read More

Rise’n Roll Bakery Announces New Warsaw Location

WARSAW — Through a Facebook post on Saturday, April 22, Rise’n Roll Bakery announced that a new franchise location will be opening in Warsaw. The owners were announced as Vincent and Nina Banks, Mark and Lauri Hanes and John and Sue Skees. Rise’n Roll Bakery has not determined … Read More

Warsaw Alley Receives Large Donation, Still Needs More Support

WARSAW — The Warsaw Alley Activation project recently received a $1,000 donation from the KCV Cycling Club. This large donation brought the campaign total up to $32,685. The campaign has 11 days left to raise an additional $17,315 in order to receive a matching grant from the Indiana … Read More

WPD Seeking Bids For New Vehicles, City Looking For Summer Employees

WARSAW — The City of Warsaw Board of Public Works and Safety’s meeting lasted less than 15 minutes this morning, April 21. Topics discussed included the Warsaw Police Department seeking bids for two new vehicles and the city looking for more summer employees. WPD Caption Kip Shuter was … Read More

Warsaw Man Arrested For Battery, Officer Discovers Evidence Of Dealing Drugs

WARSAW — While a Warsaw man was being arrested for battering his girlfriend, an officer discovered evidence that the man was dealing various drugs. Tyler Adam Prestin, 26, 2441 West CR 250S, Warsaw, is being charged with dealing cocaine, a level 5 felony; possession of cocaine, a level 6 felony; … Read More

Warsaw Code Enforcement Reminds Residents About Tall Grass, Weeds

WARSAW — Spring has sprung and Dana Hewitt, code enforcement inspector for Warsaw, wants to remind residents of the environmental nuisance ordinance. The ordinance targets tall grass and weeds inside city limits. Residents are expected to maintain their lawns, yards and property per the ordinance. The environmental public nuisance is … Read More

BREAKING: Single-Vehicle Rollover On County Farm Road

WARSAW — At approximately 3:50 p.m., first responders were dispatched to the area of 5169 South County Farm Road, Warsaw for a single-vehicle rollover. Lutheran EMS, Claypool Fire, Warsaw-Wayne Fire Territory and Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department responded to the accident. Two patients from the accident suffered injuries. There was … Read More

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Declared For Kosciusko County

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Southeastern Elkhart and Northeastern Kosciusko counties until 2:45 p.m. today, April 20. At 2:07 p.m., a severe thunderstorm was located near Milford, moving East at 45 mph. The storm will include 60 mph winds and … Read More

Edgar’s Charges Dismissed For North Webster Robbery

NORTH WEBSTER — One of the three men initially arrested for a North Webster armed robbery on April 11 has had his charges dismissed.  Judge Michael Reed signed the dismissal documents for Daniel Edgar, 30, Topeka, on Monday, April 17. The documents filed state, “The court being duly … Read More