About Martha Stoelting

Martha Stoelting writes Cruzin' Cuse and Heart of the Lakes columns and covers the North Webster and Tippecanoe Township beat for The Mail-Journal. She is also a staff writer for other TPI publications. The parents of three adult children, she and her husband Paul live in Syracuse.

North Webster Council Buys New Truck

NORTH WEBSTER — It all came down to about $200 for the North Webster Town Council. Severn Trent Utilities Manager Mike Noe presented bids for a 2018 Ford truck for the department at the monthly meeting Tuesday evening, Sept. 19 at the North Webster Community Center. Burnworth Zollars … Read More

New Leadership Being Sought For North Webster Chamber

NORTH WEBSTER — An email will be going out in the next week about officer and board member nominations for 2018 for the North Webster-Tippecanoe Township Chamber of Commerce. The organization learned this from Jen Ducey, Tippecanoe Township, nomination chairman, at its regular monthly meeting Monday, Sept. 11, … Read More

Dixie Gets A Cleaning

NORTH WEBSTER — When the word got out that the 88-year-old Dixie tour boat needed her metal bottom cleaned of seaweed growth and zebra muscles, local scuba dive enthusiasts Jacob “Twig” Yahne and David Powell came to the rescue. It had been almost three years since the Dixie … Read More

Syracuse Area Spotlighted Tonight On WNIT’s ‘Our Town’

SYRACUSE — Syracuse and the lakes community are being spotlighted on the WNIT TV series “Our Town,” at 8 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. tonight, Monday, Aug. 28. WNIT is the South Bend PBS station and can be seen on channel 34.The show will also be live streaming on … Read More

North Webster Council Brushes Up On Rules For Brush Pick Up

NORTH WEBSTER — North Webster Town Council heard from Utilities Manager Mike Noe that brush pick up will continue with certain stipulations during the Tuesday, Aug. 15, meeting at the North Webster Community Center. These rules are less strict than those on the books. Street and water department … Read More

North Webster Chamber Plans For The Rest Of 2017

NORTH WEBSTER — North Webster-Tippecanoe Township Chamber of Commerce had three volunteers to be members of the nomination committee for the 2018 officers and board. Volunteering were Brenda Peterson, Lake City Bank; Jim Smith, Loose Moose Motorsports; and Jen Ducey, Tippecanoe Township. They will report back at the … Read More

Dixie Day Festival Arrives Saturday, July 29

NORTH WEBSTER — North Webster-Tippecanoe Township Chamber of Commerce learned from Terry Frederick, The Watershed Foundation and Dixie Day co-chairman, the final Dixie Day Festival & Artisan Fair meeting will be held noon Wednesday, July 26, in the township building. All committee chairmen and interested parties are urged … Read More

Last Payment Made To Crosby On Sewer Project

NORTH WEBSTER — The end is in sight for the town on the state mandated sewer and waste treatment plant project the North Webster Town Council heard at its Tuesday, June 20, meeting at the North Webster Community Center. Triad and Associates Engineering representative Jeremy Sponseller presented the … Read More

North Webster Chamber Clarifies Business Of The Month

NORTH WEBSTER – Discussion of North Webster-Tippecanoe Township Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month led off new business at the monthly meeting Monday, June 12, at the Tippecanoe Township Building. President Sue Ward, Sue’s Creations, explained, “A business or organization of the month is chosen to be … Read More

North Webster Wastewater Work Down To The Wire

NORTH WEBSTER — “The end is in sight,” responded Jeremy Sponseller to a question by council member Lisa Strombeck at the Tuesday, May 16, meeting of the North Webster Town Council. The question, “When will the wastewater management plant and sewer work be completed?”

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Free North Webster Chamber Guides Are Being Delivered

NORTH WEBSTER — North Webster Community Guide Books are in the process of being distributed to area businesses and organizations the North Webster-Tippecanoe Township Chamber of Commerce learned at its regular monthly meeting Monday, May 8. It was held at noon at the Tippecanoe Township Building.

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Junk Vehicles And Tall Grass Be Gone

NORTH WEBSTER — “Spring has sprung” in North Webster and with it ordinance enforcement by the North Webster Police Department of junk vehicle and tall grass ordinances, Police Chief Greg Church informed the North Webster Town Council at its Tuesday, April 18, meeting. “I am hoping that those who have grass that needs mowing or vehicles sitting with expired plates will correct these problems before we have to take action,” he explained.

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Lake Tippecanoe To Be Featured On HGTV Sunday

TIPPECANOE LAKE — HGTV is featuring Lake Tippecanoe on its “Lake Front Bargain Hunt” show. It will air for the first time 8:30 p.m. Easter Sunday, April 16. Deb Paton-Showley Group at Coldwell Banker Roth Wehrly Graber, Warsaw, just shared the news of the HGTV crew filming. Additional showings are scheduled for 3:30 a.m. Monday, April 17, and 7 p.m. Friday, May 5.

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Beautification Was Hot Topic Of North Webster Chamber Meeting

NORTH WEBSTER — It was a productive general meeting for the North Webster-Tippecanoe Township Chamber of Commerce held at noon Monday, April 10, at the Tippecanoe Township Building. President Sue Ward, Sue’s Creations, led the group through the business at hand.

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Kosciusko County Democratic Party Reorganizes

WARSAW — Kosciusko County Democratic Party recently elected officers for 2017. They are Chairman Brian Smith, Vice Chairman Vicki Morton, Secretary Jama K. Brown and Treasurer Joe Raven.

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Sewer Upgrades Spotlighted At North Webster Council

NORTH WEBSTER — News and requests resulting from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management mandated improvements to the North Webster sewer system and treatment plant dominated the Tuesday, March 22, meeting of the North Webster Town Council. It was held at the North Webster Community Center.

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