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Expect Traffic Restriction In Winona Lake On Saturday Morning

WINONA LAKE — Traffic delays, restrictions and road closures should be expected for some areas of Winona Lake due to the Optimist Triathlon from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 24. Pierceton Road/Packerton Road will be closed to all traffic. Drivers can travel Packerton Road to CR 225S … Read More

Tippecanoe Valley Students Attend Leadership Camp

MENTONE — Students from Akron Elementary School and Mentone Elementary School had the opportunity to attend a leadership camp. The camp was called “A Barrel Full of Leadership” and took place June 18-21 at Manchester University. The camp contained experiential learning with an emphasis on goal setting, communication, … Read More

Warsaw Woman Lied About Her Name When Caught With Meth

WARSAW — A Warsaw woman provided officers with a false name when she was pulled over and caught with methamphetamine. Erin Briseno, 27, 47 West CR 250N, Warsaw is being charged with possession of methamphetamine, a level 6 felony and false informing, a class B misdemeanor. On June … Read More


Parkview Health Earns The Nation’s Top Honor For Nursing Excellence

Parkview Health’s hospitals have joined the ranks of the nation’s most elite by achieving Magnet® recognition across the region. Magnet designation is granted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program®, which ensures that rigorous standards for nursing excellence are met. “Achieving Magnet recognition reinforces the culture … Read More

Naked And Afraid Contestant Comes To Warsaw To Teach Survival Skills

WARSAW — Discovery Channel’s Naked and Afraid contestant and wilderness survival teacher Clint Jivoin came to Warsaw June 22, to help teach a group of 10 a few survival skills. This was Jivoin’s second year coming to Warsaw, thanks to the Warsaw Community Public Library, to teach a … Read More


Flood Advisory Issued For Southeastern Kosciusko County

KOSCIUSKO — A flood advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service of Northern Indiana until 12:15 p.m. today, June 23. The advisory covers Southeastern Kosciusko, Southeastern Fulton, Northern Allen and Whitley counties. At 8:05 a.m., doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to a thunderstorm. This will cause … Read More

Winiavski Sentenced On Charges Stemming From Gang Fight

WARSAW — Frankie Vernon Winiavski Jr., 5205 E. Pierceton Road, Pierceton, was sentenced Thursday, June 22, for charges stemming from a gang fight that occurred at Mcdonald’s last December. Winiavski was sentenced on charges of criminal gang activity, a level 6 felony, and battery resulting in bodily injury, … Read More

Lincoln Elementary School Playground Community Build Event

WARSAW — Warsaw Community Schools is extending an invitation to WCS staff, parents and the community for a Lincoln Elementary School Playground – Community Build Event to take place at the new Lincoln Elementary site on July 7 and July 8. This community volunteer event starts at 8:30 … Read More

Valentine Sentenced For Multiple Violent Charges

WARSAW — A Syracuse man was sentenced Thursday, June 22, for a string of violent offenses that occurred over the course of the end of 2016 and the beginning of this year. Todd Valentine’s charges stem from several incidents in August and September of last year when Valentine … Read More

‘Summer Surprises with the Symphony’ To Prelude Fireworks In The Village July 1

WINONA LAKE — The Symphony of the Lakes will perform the third summertime concert of the Grace College and Village at Winona Lake Festival of Music. “Summer Surprises with the Symphony” will take place at 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 1, in the park at Winona Lake below … Read More

Whetstone Finds His Niche In Handmade Woodenware

SILVER LAKE — Growing up in Mentone, John Whetstone, Silver Lake, had not yet found his niche in life. It wasn’t until he took a Christian ethics class in the 1970s he finally found his calling.

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Patton Earns Real Estate’s Premier New Home Sales Certification

WARSAW — Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices is proud to announce that Jason Patton has completed the real estate industry’s most comprehensive new home sales course to earn his national certification as a Certified New Home Specialist™. With this certification, he joins a group dedicated to providing the highest level … Read More

Thompson Arrested After Threatening Officer While High On Heroin

WARSAW — A North Manchester man was arrested after threatening an officer while high on heroin. Kyle Colby Thompson, 30, 4801 East CR 1500N, North Manchester, is being charged with intimidation, a level 6 felony and resisting law enforcement, a class A misdemeanor. On June 16, an officer … Read More

Cutie Parade Kicks Off Mermaid Festival

The weather was picture perfect for the storybook characters who marched in this year’s Cutie Parade Wednesday, June 21 in downtown North Webster. The parade, which served as the midweek kick-off of the 72nd Mermaid Festival, featured 81 entrants depicting fairy tale and storybook characters who participated in … Read More