Aquatic Petting Zoos Bring Lake Life To Local Classrooms

WINONA LAKE —  The Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams brought local lake animals to kindergarten classrooms around the county through the Aquatic Petting Zoo program this fall. This hands-on program, featuring four species that live in local lakes, visited five kindergarten classes this September including those at … Read More

Syracuse Access Ramp To Be Upgraded

SYRACUSE — The public access ramp on Medusa Street, Syracuse, will be closed by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Oct. 2-20. The state will be upgrading the ramps. According to Paul Stork, Northern Access DNR, the work will include removing the existing cement ramps and pier that … Read More

Parkview Offers Suicide Prevention Training

FORT WAYNE — Parkview Behavioral Health and several regional partners will be hosting a series of free suicide awareness and prevention training sessions on Saturday, Sept. 23. It is also known as “Super QPR Saturday.” QPR stands for question, persuade and refer, a technique used to recognize the … Read More

Police Seek Help In Identifying Vehicle Break-In Suspects

WARSAW — The Warsaw Police Department is seeking your help in identifying the individuals in the attached pictures. They are suspects in vehicle break-ins that occurred this week. The surveillance photos are of poor quality, but if you recognize the subjects, please contact the Warsaw Police Department by … Read More

Mentone Community Emergency Services Hosting Open House

MENTONE — The Mentone Community Emergency Services is excited to announce their first open house to be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26. The departments will have activities to work side by side with local fire, EMS and police departments. There will be CPR demonstration, blood … Read More

Congressman Banks Visits Warsaw Schools

WARSAW — Warsaw Community Schools recently welcomed Congressman Jim Banks on Wednesday, Sept. 20, for a tour of several buildings alongside several WCS staff, administrator and board members. While at WCS, Banks had the opportunity to learn about the many unique programs WCS offers. The tour began at … Read More

Grace Accounting Fair Celebrates 10 Years, Grace Grad Returns As Employer

WINONA LAKE — Grace College’s Accounting Career Fair celebrated its tenth anniversary on Wednesday, Sept. 20. More than 70 students from seven area colleges, including Grace College, interacted with representatives from 12 accounting employers. This year, Tammara Jongkind returned to the fair representing her employer, CapinCrouse LLP. Jongkind … Read More

Historical Marsh Sign Removed From Warsaw, Headed To Museum

  WARSAW — Drivers may have noticed something missing in downtown Warsaw lately. The large, retro Marsh sign was removed on Wednesday, Sept. 20. This sign has been a staple of the downtown area for many years. Advanced Signs & Graphics Inc., Muncie, removed the sign. The sign was … Read More

City Hosts Ribbon Cutting For The Alley Project

WARSAW — The city of Warsaw held a ribbon cutting for the completion of the alley project yesterday, Sept. 20. Representatives from Warsaw and the state were present to celebrate the completion of the community-funded project. “We’re here today to celebrate a really unique project, in a really … Read More

Kosciusko County, Local Towns Receive Community Crossings Grant

KOSCIUSKO — Five areas in Kosciusko County will be receiving grant money through the Next Level Roads: Community Crossings Initiative. Throughout Indiana, 396 Indiana cities, towns and counties received a combined $150 million in state-matching funds for local road projects.  The local awards are as follows: Kosciusko County — $797,587 Syracuse — $352,688.49 Warsaw … Read More