Winners Chosen Among Egg-cellent Entries In Easter Coloring Contest

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY—Local students in kindergarten through fourth grade were invited to participate in the Easter coloring contest and turn in their entries to each of the 15 participating sponsors.

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Lakeland Christian Academy Spring Play

WINONA LAKE — Lakeland Christian Academy’s drama department will present Too Fabulous to Fail on April 27, 28 and 29.  This is a comedy by Don Zolidis. It’s a tale as old as time: an aspiring actress from a small town arrives in New York City to pursue … Read More

Donor Highlight On Bob And Jane Ferguson, Ferguson Farms

By Stephanie Overbey Associate Director Kosciusko County Community Foundation If you want to see a picture of how diversified farming has become, look no further than Ferguson Farms, owned by Bruce, Bob and David Ferguson. Until 2009, the Fergusons primarily produced duck for Maple Leaf Farms. They also produced … Read More

TWF Launches Healthy Shorelines Initiative

WARSAW — The Watershed Foundation is excited to announce the launch of a new program to protect and improve lakes in the Warsaw-Winona Lake community! The Healthy Shorelines Initiative, funded in part by the Kosciusko County Community Foundation and Kosciusko County REMC, will provide grant assistance of up … Read More

KCH 30-Year Volunteer Celebrates 90th Birthday

WARSAW —  Johanna “Jo” Gard, a volunteer at Kosciusko Community Hospital since 1987, volunteers in the Ambulatory Care Center. Gard drives from Argos to volunteer weekly. She recently celebrated her 90th birthday at KCH on April 3. “Volunteering on Mondays gives me a great reason to get up out … Read More

Pets Of The Week

WARSAW — Pets of the Week are available at the Animal Welfare League, located at 3489 E. CR 100S, Pierceton. Aspen “Aspen is a 1-year-old, spayed, Staffordshire Bull Terrier mix. She is mainly white with some small black specs on her back and legs. She is a a real beauty … Read More


Grace College To Sponsor Free Sound Tech Training For Local Churches

WINONA LAKE — Grace College’s worship arts program will host free sound tech training for Kosciusko County church tech teams on Friday, May 12 from 6 – 10 p.m. The training will be led by Rick Stewart, senior sales consultant for Advanced Systems Group, at Christ’s Covenant Church, 2090 … Read More

Altrusa International District Six Donates To Beaman Home

WARSAW — At Altrusa International’s District Six Annual Conference April 7-9 held at Swan Lake Resort near Plymouth, the district service project this year benefitted the Beaman Home.  Donations were made in products and cash. Beaman Home Executive Director, Tracie Hodson spoke to the group and thanked the district’s members from … Read More


Symphony Of The Lakes To Perform Concert April 29 At Winona Heritage Room

WARSAW — The Symphony of the Lakes, the professional symphony branch of Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts, will present its concert “Once Upon a Symphony” at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 29 at the Winona Heritage Room, 901 Park Avenue, Winona Lake. The concert will feature Symphony … Read More

KREMC To Award Envirowatts Grants In Honor Of Earth Day

WARSAW — This year, Kosciusko REMC wants to recognize and support the health of our environment by offering Envirowatts grants to area non-profit organizations. This May, Envirowatts funds in the amount of approximately $3,500 will be awarded to three community organizations ACRES Land Trust, KC Recycling and The … Read More

Clemens, Rabb Water Systems Recognized For New Member Spikes

KOSCIUSKO — Thirty-three year NAHB/IBA/BAKFC members, Don Clemens and Adam Clemens, Rabb Water Systems, Warsaw, were recently honored with the National Home Builders Association Life Spike Award and 75 Spike Credits Award for their contributions to growing the home building association. In addition to being long term members … Read More

Art In Action: Pets by Painters, Part Eight

By Darla McCammon Lakeland Art Association WARSAW — Compare this more formal work above to that of Mary Cassett from our column last week. What a difference! Charles Willson Peale was an early American painter and this family portrait of The Peale Family is much more traditional and … Read More

Warsaw Student Awarded Merit Scholarship To California

WARSAW — Each year hundreds of art instructors from across the nation submit portfolios from their top seniors. This competition is the prestigious Scholastics Art and Writing Awards.  Past winners have included Andy Warhol, Ken Burns, Philip Pearlsten and Truman Capote. Only 123 art portfolios were recognized nationally and … Read More