Brew Good, Do Good For CCS

WINONA LAKE — The Kosciusko Kettleheads held their seventh annual Homebrew Fest on Saturday, June 24. The tent was full at Cerulean Gardens, Winona Lake all night as people came to drink home-brewed craft beer and support a good cause, Combined Community Services. Thirteen brewers, all residing in Kosciusko … Read More

Warsaw Community Library Summer Programs

By Amanda McFarland, Adult Programming Administrator Take a break from summer’s heat with these upcoming, “cool” programs at Warsaw Community Public Library. Chess Club meets at 10 a.m. Saturdays. Jon Siesennop presents, “Travel to Israel” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 3. Register. Ages 13-18 can “drop in” to … Read More

The Lilly Center For Lakes & Streams Discusses Local Lakes

  Members of the Syracuse Lake Association, Wawasee Property Owners Association, Wawasee Conservancy Association and the Lilly Center For Lakes & Streams came together yesterday, Saturday June 24, to discuss the healthy of two major lakes in Kosciusko County. Michael and Rebecca Kubaki opened their home to host … Read More

Perfect Afternoon For The Mermaid Festival Parade

  NORTH WEBSTER — A fly-over by Parkview Samaritan Air Ambulance kicked off the 72nd Annual North Webster Mermaid Festival that featured over 70 entries and lasted just 60 minutes long. No one could ask for more perfect weather for this year’s parade with sunshine and a cool … Read More

Crossroads Of America Car Club Visits North Webster

NORTH WEBSTER — A group of 16 antique vehicles and 30 members motored into North Webster Saturday morning for the Third Annual Lakes Tour. The group is part of the Crossroads of America Region of the Antique Auto Club of America. This particular group has members from Northeast … Read More

Families Enjoy Annual Breakfast

SYRACUSE — Families from Syracuse and Wawasee lakes enjoyed the annual Syracuse Lake Association and Wawasee Property Owners Association family breakfast at Oakwood Resort. Several hundred attended the annual event Saturday morning. Not only could the guests enjoy breakfast with friends they haven’t seen for a year, but … Read More

Kosciusko County 4-H Royalty To Be crowned July 6 

KOSCIUSKO — The 2017 Kosciusko County 4-H Royalty will be announced at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 6, at the Kosciusko County Extension Office, 202 W. Main St., Warsaw. The Kosciusko County Royalty Contest began in 1968. At that time, the 4-H Junior Leaders selected their “King” and “Queen.” … Read More

Technology Is Common Sense At Whitko

LARWILL — Common Sense, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of digital media and technology, has recognized Whitko Community Schools as a Common Sense Certified School: Digital Citizenship. Whitko’s Pierceton Elementary and South Whitley Elementary Schools have demonstrated their commitment to taking … 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

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

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

‘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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Duke Energy Supports Education Outreach

WABASH —  The Honeywell Center Educational Outreach Program, now in its 19th year, provides arts-in-education opportunities to students in preschool through twelfth grade. In 2016, the program served 10 counties in Northeast Indiana with more than 49,000 student interactions.  Since 2002, Duke Energy has been an outstanding partner … Read More