Board Of Works Approves Consulting On Center Lake Dike

WARSAW — During a short meeting on Monday, Jan. 23, the board of public works and safety approved consulting engineering services from Lawson-Fisher Associates for the dike located on the northwest side of Center Lake. A dike is an embankment built to prevent flooding. The dike has existed for a … Read More

BREAKING — Semi, Car Accident On US 30 In Warsaw

  WARSAW — At approximately 8:40 a.m. Monday, Jan. 23 emergency responders were dispatched to an semi, car accident at US 30 and CR 150W, Warsaw. Lutheran EMS, Warsaw-Wayne Fire Territory, Winona Lake Fire and Warsaw Police responded to the accident. Heavy extraction was necessary to remove the … Read More

Pie-Eyed Petey’s Hosts 8th Annual Polar Bear Plunge

LEESBURG — Pie-Eyed Petey’s hosted their 8th Annual Polar Bear Plunge Saturday,  Jan. 21. The event is held each year to raise money and collect nonperishable food items for the food pantries in North Webster and Syracuse. Spectators and participants began arriving when the doors opened at 10 … Read More

Convention, Recreation And Visitors Commission Approves Grants

WARSAW — Wes Stouder was duly sworn in at the Kosciusko County Convention, Recreation and Visitors Commission meeting held on Wednesday, Jan. 18. Election of officers for the 2017 year was held. A motion was made for current positions to remain as they are – Kristi Plikerd as … Read More

Wieringa Discusses 2017 Warsaw Parks And Recreation Events At January Meeting

WARSAW — Bill Baldwin and Steve Haines were duly sworn in and thanked for their many years of service at the Warsaw Parks and Recreation Department meeting Tuesday, Jan. 17. The board held an election of 2017 officers. Motion was made for Steve Haines to continue on as … Read More

BREAKING: Two Vehicle Accident at Center and Bronson

WARSAW —  At approximately 11:40 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18 emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle accident at Center and Bronson Streets. Warsaw Police Department, Warsaw Fire Department and Lutheran EMS were on scene. It was undetermined initially if anyone would be transported to the hospital. … Read More

Buffalo Street Project Finally Becoming A Reality

WARSAW — Warsaw Mayor Joseph Thallemer had big news to announce at the Warsaw Common Council meeting held last night, Monday, Jan. 17. The Northeast Indiana Regional Development Authority approved the Buffalo Street project on Monday afternoon, providing a $3.5 million dollar grant for the project. City Planner Jeremy … Read More

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NRC Approves Nature Preserve In Kosciusko County

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — The Natural Resources Commission approved nature preserve status for three sites including on in Kosciusko County during its regularly scheduled meeting this morning. The move increases to 277 the number of state-designated sites protected by the Nature Preserves Act, which turns 50 years old this … Read More

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Council Seeks Sewer District Payments

Syracuse Town Council is looking for payment — or at least some communication — from the Turkey Creek Regional Sewer District. Several town officials at the Tuesday, Jan. 17, council meeting expressed frustration and bewilderment concerning the sewer district’s recent performance under the current 40-year intermunicipal agreement between … Read More

Council Learns Wastewater And Collection System Under Budget

NORTH WEBSTER — North Webster Town Council found out at its meeting Tuesday, Jan. 17, at the North Webster Community Center the state mandated project for the wastewater treatment and collection system had come in under budget. Jeremy Sponseller, Triad Associates, Indianapolis, the town’s contracted engineers for the project, reported $178,274 remained of the estimated $4,099,000 project.

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Heather James Sworn In As Winona Lake Town Council Member

WINONA LAKE — The newest Winona Lake Council member Heather James was sworn into office during the Winona Lake Town Council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 17. James was voted in as the ward 4 council member during a caucus on Tuesday, Jan. 10. James replaces former  council member … Read More

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Board Hears Improvement Plan For Webster Elementary

SYRACUSE — Indiana schools are required to have improvement plans and during the regular monthly meeting of the Wawasee school board Tuesday evening, Jan. 17, in Syracuse, the board heard a report on North Webster Elementary’s plan.

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INDOT Kicks Off ‘Paint the Plow’ Campaign

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Indiana Department of Transportation announced the kick off of its 2017 Paint the Plow campaign, a community outreach program designed to promote safety and awareness of INDOT’s winter operations all year long. INDOT’s Fort Wayne district invites high schools within district boundaries to paint an INDOT … Read More

Turkey Creek Sewer Votes On Fence Removal

CROMWELL — Board members of the Turkey Creek Regional Sewer District met to discuss a few important decisions Monday evening, Jan. 16. The board opened the meeting by welcoming existing board member Jim Boone as the new board vice president.

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