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Trail Committee Hears Recent Event Updates

SYRACUSE — Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee met Monday, May 15. Megan McClellan, executive director, told the board several recent events for the trails were successful. “The trail clean-up went well,” reported McClellan. The clean-up was April 21. The Couch to 5K program started April 18. Six women have signed … Read More

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Major Progress Made On Conklin Bay Boardwalk, Trail

SYRACUSE — Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee recently received a $100,000 grant from the Dekko Foundation, as well the opportunity of $100,000 more in matching funds. Planning for the Conklin Bay boardwalk and trail has been progressing slowly during the past two years, but things are speeding up now. All … Read More

Jenn kerns

TVHS Graduate Enjoys Promoting The Chamber

WARSAW — Jennifer Kerns has dual roles at the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce. She is the Main Street coordinator and is the chamber’s member relations manager. A 2011 graduate of Tippcanoe Valley High School, Kerns, 25, grew up in the Akron and Mentone area. She has three siblings … Read More

Syracuse Town Hall

Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals Grants Four Variances

SYRACUSE — Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals heard four variance requests at its meeting Thursday, Feb. 16. All four cases were approved. Danny and Linda Strombeck petition for a variance was approved. The couple want to allow the construction of a new residence 20 feet from the road’s … Read More

Joe’s Kids in Warsaw Moves To New Location

WARSAW — At Joe’s Kids, special children receive physical, occupational, and speech therapy in order to help them reach their maximal level of independence. These are in the areas of gross motor skills and mobility, fine motor skills, sensory processing, self care, feeding and swallowing, and speech and … Read More

Jill boggs

CVB Director Enjoys Promoting The County

WARSAW — As Jill Boggs drives to work every day, she gets to enjoy the beautiful scenery northern Indiana has to offer. Her 40-minute commute, from Albion to Warsaw, and then back home again, gives Boggs time to contemplate how best to promote Kosciusko County, home to in … Read More

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Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee Discusses Financial Report

SYRACUSE — Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee met Monday, Feb. 20, and discussed the financial report at great length. Due to the amount in the available general funds account, Megan McClellan, executive director, suggested moving some of the money into another account. She said the amount may be a deterrent … Read More

Police Leadership Academy Graduates Honored Jan. 25

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — On Wednesday, Jan. 25, Lt. John Karris, Indiana Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officer; Sgt. Joseph Keene, Syracuse Police Department; and Deputy Chief Travis Marsh, Milford Police Department, graduated from the Police Leadership Academy, which is sponsored by the Indiana Association of Chiefs of Police … Read More

INDOT Kicks Off ‘Paint the Plow’ Campaign

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Indiana Department of Transportation announced the kick off of its 2017 Paint the Plow campaign, a community outreach program designed to promote safety and awareness of INDOT’s winter operations all year long. INDOT’s Fort Wayne district invites high schools within district boundaries to paint an INDOT … Read More

Trail Committee Hears Updates On Projects

SYRACUSE —  Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee held its first meeting of the year Monday, Jan. 16. Committee members were given an update on several trail projects. Megan McClellan, executive director, has sent a request for three quotes for work on Northshore Drive. Requests were sent to: Thompson Concrete, Pulver … Read More

Warsaw Native Helping To Get Girls Off The Streets

WARSAW — A bracelet on Dawnna Plummer’s wrist simply states three words: “Be the Change.” It’s what her organization, Beloved Not Forgotten, is all about. The non-profit organization is bringing awareness to the major problem of child sex trafficking. Plummer is hoping to take it a step further … Read More

Warsaw United Methodist Church Celebrates 100th Anniversary

WARSAW — A Kosciusko County church rich in heritage is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. First United Methodist Church of Warsaw is still going strong at 425 members to this day. The church traces its beginnings back to 1838, when Rev. Richard D. Hargrave, a circuit rider, … Read More

‘Dangerous Mobile Apps’ Seminar Dec. 7 At BYC

WARSAW — A seminar, “Dangerous Mobile Apps,” will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, at Baker Youth Club. It is presented by Beloved: Not Forgotten, a non-profit organization in Warsaw, and Remedy Live’s co-founder, Clinton Faupel, executive director. The Trends and Teens seminar will address the topic: … Read More

Syracuse Town Hall

Sole Case Approved At Syracuse BZA Meeting

SYRACUSE — Thomas and Julie Votaw’s petition for a variance was approved at the Thursday, Nov. 17, Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals meeting. The variance would permit allowing an existing shed to remain, as placed, 3 foot, 3 inches from the north sideline and 9 feet, 4 inches … Read More