North Webster Library News And Events

NORTH WEBSTER — There will be a lot of rockin’ and reading at North Webster Community Public Library when family musician Leonardo kicks off the Summer Reading Program with his Rockin’ and Reading Concert 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, June 7 in the North Webster Community Center. With fun props and … Read More

WCHS Honors Student During Convocation For 13-Year Perfect Attendance Streak

WARSAW — During Warsaw Community High School’s Convocation held Thursday, May 26, many students were given end-of-the-year awards for various accomplishments such as high GPA, going the extra mile and perfect attendance. One student was honored for keeping a record of 13-year perfect attendance. The following students and … Read More

Baker Youth Club Holds Awards Night

WARSAW — The Baker Youth Club honored kids who attend the club during their annual awards celebration held Thursday, May 25. Parents and kids were invited to attend the event. Executive Director Tracy Furnivall thanked staff and volunteers for taking care of the kids during the year. Most … Read More

Tippecanoe Valley High School Principal Bendicsen Resigns

AKRON — Principal of Tippecanoe Valley High School Dr. Michael Bendicsen submitted his letter of resignation at the end of the final student day, Wednesday, May 24. According to Tippecanoe Valley Schools Superintendent Brett Boggs, Bendicsen’s last day at TVHS will be June 30. Bendicsen leaves TVHS to take a … Read More

Finley And Nichols File To Fill County Council Seat Vacancy

KOSCIUSKO — A caucus to fill the vacancy of Robert Sanders on Kosciusko County Council as councilman-at-large will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7, in the Kosciusko Circuit Courtroom, Kosciusko County Courthouse, 100 W Center St., Warsaw. Two individuals have filed to fill the opening.  Sanders’ … Read More

Tippecanoe Valley High School Students Start New Tradition

AKRON — The Class of 2017 at Tippecanoe Valley High School began what the school corporation hopes to become a forthcoming tradition. Following graduation practice, Wednesday, May 24, many TVHS graduating seniors were bussed to either Akron Elementary School or Mentone Elementary School where they participated in a … Read More

Winona Lake Reserve Officer Retires After 30 Years Of Service

WINONA LAKE — Winona Lake Reserve officer Randy Bowman is retiring after serving Kosciusko County for 30 years. The Winona Lake Police Department honored Bowman’s years of service with a retirement reception held at the Winona Lake Town Hall Wednesday, May 24. Bowman began volunteering as a reserve … Read More

TVS Announces 2017 Valedictorian And Salutatorian

AKRON — Tippecanoe Valley Schools has announced the Class of 2017 Valedictorian and Salutatorian. Valedictorian Jared Mikel, son of Stacy and Spencer Mikel, is the TVHS Class of 2017 Valedictorian. Jared plans to attend Purdue and major in aeronautical engineer. Jared will be graduating with a 12.06 GPA. … Read More

UPDATE: Moped, Vehicle Accident At Intersection Of Fort Wayne Street, Indiana Street

WARSAW — Possible OWI charges are pending after a car and moped accident that occurred at 4:29 p.m. Monday, May 22, at the intersection of East Fort Wayne Street and North Indiana Street, Warsaw. According to the police report, Travis A. Nichols, 33, West Main Street, Warsaw, was driving … Read More

Pierceton Elementary School Holds Biography Museum

PIERCETON — Historical figures were brought to life during the annual biography museum held at Pierceton Elementary School on Monday, May 22. Third graders at PES were given the assignment to pick a historical figure to research and create an informative presentation on for the museum event. The … Read More

WaNee School Corporation Announces Class Of 2017 Valedictorians And Salutatorians

NAPPANEE — WaNee School Corporation has announced the valedictorians of the Northwood High School Class of 2017 are Courten Clark, Caleb Darr, Desirae Diamond, Lee Dougherty, Sarah Foster, Erin Graber, Andrew Minnich, Vincent Miranda, Cameron Stillson and Hannah Walter. The Salutatorians are Sara Bowling, Ana Martinez, Summer Stillson and … Read More

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Area Police Reports

Warsaw Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following incidents: 7:02 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 200 block of South McKinley Street, Warsaw. Christopher Holsclaw reported criminal mischief at Krebs Trailhead Park. 9:31 a.m. Saturday, May 20, 500 block of West Winona Avenue, Warsaw. Robert Ashby reported finding … Read More

Area Accident Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accidents: 1:45 a.m. Saturday, May 20, East CR 350N and North CR 100E, Warsaw. Driver: Kassandra D. Roberts, 23, East Fort Wayne Street, Warsaw. As Kassandra was traveling on East CR 350N, she left the roadway drove … Read More

Lincoln Elementary Students Host Medieval Banquet

WARSAW — Students at Lincoln Elementary School transformed the STEM lab into a medieval banquet hall from the year 1215. Third and fourth graders in Jane Zellers’ class hosted a bi-annual medieval banquet for guests of all ages on Friday, May 19. Students researched medieval time period and prepare … Read More

Burket Educational Center Hosts Graduation Celebration

BURKET — Twelve students walked the stage during the Burket Educational Center Graduate Honors Reception held Thursday morning, May 18. The Burket Historical Gymnasium was filled with teachers, families and friends to celebrate the graduations of the students. Students Angie Denton, Katherine Heckman, Josie Forney, Dewey Gayheart, Abby … Read More