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Two car accident reported at SR 13 and CR 800N, North Webster, at around 11. a.m. today. No Injuries reported. (Photo by Phoebe Muthart)

BREAKING: Accident At SR 13 And CR 800N

NORTH WEBSTER — A two-car accident at SR 13 and CR 800N, North Webster, was reported around 11 a.m. today, Friday, May 20. No major injuries were reported. A 2006 Toyota Pruis, driven by Thaddeus DuBois, 43, North Webster, was headed north when a 2013 Dodge, driven by … Read More

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Eli Lily Road Widening Project Set To Begin

SYRACUSE — Plans are moving forward with the Eli Lilly Road widening project, members of the Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee heard at the Monday, May 16, meeting. Pulver Asphalt and Paving can do a drain to Lake Wawasee that will stay above normal lake level, so a Department of … Read More

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Syracuse BZA Approves Four Cases

SYRACUSE — Three variances and one exception were approved at the regular meeting of the Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals Thursday, April 21. Shane Oberholzer’s petition for a variance to allow three commercial uses on one tract was approved. He wants the site to be able to have … Read More

Kayla Horn

New Library Employee Teaches Computer Classes

WARSAW — Kayla Horn is wearing many hats these days. She works two part-time jobs and is going to college. She is the new information technology programming technical assistant at Warsaw Community Public Library. Horn grew up in Kosciusko County and is the oldest of her three siblings, … Read More

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New Overpass Proposed for Milford

MILFORD — A new overpass is being proposed for Milford. While the proposed project is still in the preliminary planning stages, county officials said construction could start in two years. Ron Robinson, Kosciusko County administrator, received approval to have USI Consulting, Indianapolis, begin preliminary work done on extending … Read More

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Trail Committee Hears Update On Eli Lilly Road Project

SYRACUSE — Drainage issues on Eli Lilly Road are still a problem, the Syracuse-Wawasee Trails Committee heard the evening of Monday, March 21. The committee is proposing a bike/pedestrian trail along Eli Lilly Road. “There’s still some drainage issues,” said Megan McClellan, executive director. Pulver Asphalt located where … Read More

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Syracuse BZA Approves Three Cases, Tables One

SYRACUSE — How much business is too much business for a busy intersection? That was the discussion for most of the Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals meeting the evening of Thursday, March 17. The board approved two exceptions and one variance at its meeting. The hot topic of … Read More

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Trail Committee Receives $34,500 In Grants

SYRACUSE — Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee has received $34,500 in grants from the Greenways Foundation of Indiana and two grants from the Kosciusko County Convention Recreation and Visitor’s Commission. This has been a great start to the year for the Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee, said Megan McClellan, executive director for … Read More

Two employees demonstrates a separator that rids soybeans of such debris as dead or live mice. Louis Dreyfus Commodities in Claypool had its seventh annual Global Safety Day Thursday, March 10.

Safety Promoted At Louis Dreyfus Commodities

CLAYPOOL — Louis Dreyfus Commodities in Claypool had its seventh annual Global Safety Day Thursday, March 10.
Employees and contractors learned about safety incentives and programs. The focus was simple — the basics of safety — with the same message for employees, contractors and those who do business with LCD.

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Nappanee Chamber Honors Businesses, Citizen of the Year

NAPPANEE — Nappanee Chamber of Commerce held its 2016 Annual Appreciation and Awards Dinner the evening of Monday, Feb. 29. The event recognized several businesses with awards. A guest speaker and keynote speaker also addressed the crowd. Keynote speaker was Nappanee Mayor Phil Jenkins. The theme was “Red, … Read More

Lakeland Art gallery

Lakeland Art Association Moves Back To Warsaw

WARSAW — Lakeland Art Association has moved to a new location and has more than doubled its size. LAA hosted the grand opening of its relocated art gallery Saturday, Feb. 6. The new art gallery is now located at 302 E. Winona Ave., Warsaw. LAA moved from Pierceton … Read More

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Syracuse BZA Approves Only Case

SYRACUSE — One case was approved at the regular monthly meeting of the Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals Thursday evening, Feb. 18. Teen Parents Succeeding’s petition is to allow a change and alteration of a granted exception by allowing a 12-foot by 24-foot addition. The petition was approved … Read More

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Trail Committee Discusses Goals, Objectives

SYRACUSE — Goals, short-term objectives and current projects were discussed at the Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee meeting Monday evening, Feb. 15. The committee gave updates on the Conklin Bay and Eli Lilly Road projects. Regarding the Conklin Bay boardwalk and trail project, first, Earth Source LLC must submit plans. … Read More

Evan McKinley is running for a county council seat.

WCHS Junior Is Driven, Determined

CLUNETTE — Like a typical teenager, Evan McKinley goes to high school, hangs out with his friends and does his homework. However, he is doing a bit of his own homework after school for a different reason: he is running for an elected position. McKinley is running for … Read More