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Project Updates Heard At WCS Work Session

WARSAW — A progress report on design-build projects for Warsaw Community Schools was presented Thursday evening to members of the Warsaw Community School Board. The presentation was made during the board’s monthly work session. Officials from Performance Services presented details of work completed the past 30 days at … Read More


Local Experts Examine Zika Threat, One Indiana Case Reported

WARSAW — Travel-associated Zika infection is on the rise in the United States and one case has been reported in the Hoosier state. According to a press release from the Indiana State Department of Health, with confirmation from the Center for Disease Control, Feb. 9, marked the first … Read More


Orthopedic Company Expanding In Warsaw

WARSAW — Texmo Precision Castings Inc, an orthopedic manufacturer, was approved for a tax abatement at the Feb. 11, county council meeting and the company expansion will begin this year. Richard Helm, attorney for Texmo Precision Castings Inc., once again came before the council for his requested public … Read More

Evan McKinley is running for a county council seat.

WCHS Junior Is Driven, Determined

CLUNETTE — Like a typical teenager, Evan McKinley goes to high school, hangs out with his friends and does his homework. However, he is doing a bit of his own homework after school for a different reason: he is running for an elected position. McKinley is running for … Read More


Zika Traveling Guidelines From County Health Department

TERESA REED, RN Communicable Disease Nurse, Kosciusko County Health Department WARSAW — “The Kosciusko County Health Department encourages pregnant women, and those women who may soon become pregnant to avoid travel to areas with transmission of the Zika virus. The CDC has interim guidelines about the male partners … Read More


Etna Green’s Electric Rates

ETNA GREEN — On Feb. 9, Don Gruenemyer, of Sawvel and Associates, an engineering service firm from Findlay, Ohio, presented the Etna Green town council with the report for the 2015 electric rate study. The study is for rate planning over a five year period from 2015 to … Read More

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UPDATE: Area Counties Under Travel Advisory

UPDATE: Marshall County has now issued an advisory level travel advisory as well due to blowing and drifting snow, primarily on the north/south county roads.  WABASH COUNTY — The Wabash County Commissioners have placed Wabash County under travel advisory until further notice due to icy road conditions, blowing … Read More


Closing CR 100E Is Not An Option

WARSAW — Studies for alternatives of CR 100E, adjacent to Warsaw Municipal Airport, are being developed for submission to the Federal Aviation Administration. Ken Ross, NGC Corporation, engineering firm, gave an update on this and other projects at the monthly meeting of the Warsaw Municipal Airport Board of … Read More

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Bids To Be Advertised For Summer Projects

SYRACUSE — Winter will not be officially finished for more than a month, but school administrators are already planning summer construction or renovation projects for Wawasee schools. During the regular monthly meeting of the Wawasee school board Tuesday evening, Feb. 9, in Syracuse, the board approved architectural firm Barton-Coe-Vilamaa to begin advertising for bids for capital funds summer projects.

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Center for Lakes & Streams Research Assistants, from the left, Stephen Becker, Deb Smith, and Jonah Stouffer sample Lones Ditch flowing between Pike Lake and the Tippecanoe River this January. Despite heavy snowfalls, subzero temperatures and windchills, and other unfavorable weather conditions, the Center for Lakes & Streams continues to sample local streams and monitor their health. (Photo provided)

Center For Lakes & Streams Expands Winter Sampling Efforts

By MADISSON HEINL Communications Specialist, Center for Lakes & Streams at Grace College WINONA LAKE — The Center for Lakes & Streams conducts regular stream sampling on county streams which feed into several local lakes in Warsaw, Winona Lake, North Webster and Syracuse even throughout the winter months. … Read More

Sen. Jim Banks, left, and Eric Holcomb, right, are pictures with U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus. (Photo provided)

Responses To Holcomb’s Nomination

Responses from the state Republican Chairman Jeff Cardwell, U.S. Congresswoman Jackie Walorski and State Senator Jim Banks have been distributed shortly after Gov. Mike Pence’s announcement that Eric J. Holcomb has been chosen as his nominee as the 51st lieutenant governor for the state. Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann … Read More

Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann speaks during today's press conference. Gov. Mike Pence is shown on the right.

Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann Issues Statement

By LT. GOV. SUE ELLSPERMANN INDIANAPOLIS — Over the past 3 1/2, I have had the special honor to serve my fellow 6.5 million Hoosiers as their lieutenant governor serving alongside a great governor and friend Mike Pence. He invited me to be his partner on this journey … Read More


Holcomb Recommended As 51st Lieutenant Governor

INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Mike Pence announced his intention to nominate Eric J. Holcomb as the 51st lieutenant governor for the state. The announcement was made during a press conference early this afternoon, Feb. 9. Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann will be submitting her resignation in the months to come … Read More