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Let Us Announce Your Weather Delays/Closings

When the weather causes a delay or closing/cancellation of a meeting, start of business, shifts, even classes, officials can submit their weather related announcements to Ink Free News through the use of our simple submission form. Just click on the closings and cancellations icon under our name and … Read More

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New Chautauqua Director Introduced At Reception

Approximately 30 people turned out for a reception Thursday evening at Oakwood to welcome Nathan Wilson, the new director of Chautauqua Wawasee. After mingling with and meeting people, Wilson was formerly introduced by Steve Walker, president of the Oakwood Foundation. In his introduction Walker explained the foundation board … Read More


Sole Item Approved At Syracuse BZA

The sole item on the agenda was approved at the Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals meeting Thursday. Tom Votaw’s petition is for a variance to allow the construction of a residence 23 feet from the right of way and 23 feet from the water’s edge. The property is … Read More

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Special Weather Statement From NWS

The National Weather Service of Northern Indiana issued a special weather statement at 5:08 a.m. this morning for a large number of counties including Kosciusko. A period of light freezing rain is likely late tonight into early Saturday morning. The light freezing rain is expected to move into … Read More

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Supreme Court Orders Show Priority On Public Safety And Technology

By KATHRYN DOLAN Chief Public Information Officer, Indiana Supreme Court The Indiana Supreme Court is committed to the most effective use of technology to ensure that courts operate with efficiency and fairness. To increase transparency, implement new technology, maintain court records and seamlessly share information, the court is … Read More


Light Up The Nite At Central Park Dec. 5

By LIZ MCKINLEY Recreation Director, City of Warsaw Parks and Recreation Department Celebrate the first lighting of the Central Park Holiday Light Display at 7:30 p.m. Friday Dec. 5. Walk through the festive lights and enjoy holiday performances in the park. Santa and Mrs. Claus will ride in … Read More

Death Investigation

Inmate Died From Asphyxiation

The Whitley County Sheriff’s Office released the cause of death for arrestee Kevin J. Minnix who died Tuesday while incarcerated in that county’s jail. (See related) The autopsy reveals asphyxiation as the cause of death. According to Mark E. Hodges, sheriff, at approximately 8:40 p.m. Tuesday, Minnix was … Read More

Upcoming Walorski Staff Office Hours

By LINDSAY JANCEK Communications Director, Congresswoman Jackie Walorski Congresswoman Jackie Walorski, IN-02, reminds constituents that a member of her staff will be holding office hours to assist constituents with casework and official business. The Rochester district office, located at 709 Main St., is open from 8 a.m. to … Read More

City of Warsaw

Final Leaf Pick-Up Dates, Thanksgiving Trash Schedule

By TERRI KEIM Administrative Assistant, City of Warsaw Department of Public Works The City of Warsaw has announced the final week for leaf pick-up has been scheduled for the week of Dec. 1. Large piles of leaves can be raked to the curb or alley, not in

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S-W Trail Committee Puts Miller Family Foundation Grant To Work

By MEGAN MCCLELLAN Executive Director, Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee Syracuse-Wawasee Trail is moving south. Though the trails committee has been working on trails for 10 years, the majority of these trails are sidewalk style trails in the city of Syracuse and around Syracuse Lake. The Miller Family Foundation is … Read More

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Many Attend Provident Imaging Center Open House

A closer look at MRI, CT and X-Ray equipment and the services provided at Provident Imaging Center, Warsaw, highlighted the tour of the facility during an open house tonight. Steve Miller, chief executive officer of Kosciusko Community Hospital, welcomed guests to the celebration. “We developed this imaging center … Read More

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Community Foundation’s Annual Luncheon Celebrates Home

“Celebrate Home” was the theme for the past fiscal year for Kosciusko County Community Foundation and that theme continued at the conclusion of its 2014 Annual Celebration Luncheon today. The event ended with a “Kiss Goodnight.” Each guest was asked to provide the board his/her opinion by finishing … Read More

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Indiana Schools Eligible For School Breakfast Grant

By KIM CLEMENTS-JOHNSON Manager of Communications, Indiana State Teachers Association Indiana has been selected to participate in Breakfast in the Classroom to provide much-needed healthy and nutritious morning meals to local students and help increase participation of the federally funded School Breakfast Program. Indiana school districts can now … Read More

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Provident Imaging Center Open House Today

Provident Imaging Center will combine an open house with a special Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours Event today from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at 1205 Provident Drive, Warsaw, next to Kosciusko Community Hospital. There will be bountiful hors d’oeuvres and refreshments, live music by the … Read More