Grant wetlands

New WACF Overlook Completed

The Barbara Berkey Grant and Sacajawea Wetlands Overlook on CR 1000N, east of Koher Road East on the southeast side of Lake Wawasee, has been completed. The boardwalk platform overlooks the wetland area at the headwaters of Turkey Creek before flowing into Lake Wawasee. The property is owned … Read More

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Gusty Winds Causing Scattered Outages

NIPSCO is currently experiencing scattered outages due to high winds across northern Indiana. Warsaw has a reported 240 customers without power. The first outage was reported at 3:48 p.m. As of 3 p.m. Central Time, approximately 20,000 customers were without power. NIPSCO crews are working to assess the … Read More

Police LIghts

BREAKING: Accident On Crystal Lake Road, 400 West

Emergency personnel are currently responding to an accident located on Crystal Lake Road and CR 400 West, Atwood, Mentone EMS and Atwood Fire Department are responding to the scene. Further information will be posted as it becomes available. … Read More

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Winona Lake Limitless Park’s Fundraising Gaining Traction

Fundraising for Winona Lake Limitless Park will be heating up in the coming months with several area restaurants providing opportunities for customers to donate, while still paying the standard amount for their meals. The park is making several key improvements and additions (see related) including a splash pad, beach … Read More

Adopt A Family

Adopt-A-Family Kicks Off Nov. 5

  Christmas is coming closer with each passing day. Agencies and organizations throughout the county are gearing up to help those in need during the one holiday where it is better to give than receive. Combined Community Services will kick off its Adopt-A-Family program on Nov. 5. This … Read More

Steve Ailes

Polio Survivor Fights To End Disease

Steven Ailes contracted polio when he was 4 years old. The year was 1954, prior to the polio vaccine, when upwards of 50,000 people died from the disease. He spent six weeks at the hospital in an iron lung with his legs packed in hot sandbags to keep … Read More

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Halloween Forecast Holds Chance Of Snow

As trick-or-treaters prepare to don their costumes throughout Kosciusko County this evening, parents may also want to grab a coat and umbrella. The National Weather Service is predicting both rain and showers today with a high near 42 degrees. According to the NWS, rain or snow showers are … Read More

meth arrests in Warsaw Indiana

Warsaw Police Make Multiple Felony Arrests

Yesterday an active felony warrant and two separate meth labs kept Warsaw Police officers busy. Around 11 a.m., Warsaw Police detectives and narcotics officers served a felony arrest warrant at 221 N. Columbia Street in Warsaw on Tyler Clements for theft of a handgun. While serving the warrant, … Read More

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IDOE Announces Free, Reduced Meals Income Guidelines

The Indiana Department of Education has announced household size and income guidelines for free and reduced-price meals or free milk for those students unable to pay the full price for meals or milk served under the National School Lunch, School Breakfast, and Special Milk Programs. Each local school … Read More

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KEDCo 2014 Hall Of Fame Inductees

The induction of the 2014 individuals and companies to be added to the Kosciusko Innovation and Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame will be held 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 5. Jim Tinkey, Chair of KEDCo’s Business Retention Committee noted that, “The selection process was difficult because of the high quality … Read More

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Political Letters Accepted Through Oct. 31

InkFreeNews.com has been receiving a number of Letters to the Editor, mostly political in content. Please be advised that, as of Friday, Oct. 31, we will no longer accept letters focusing on any state, local or national political campaigns. … Read More

NIPSCO

NIPSCO Offers Winter Energy Assistance Programs

Northern Indiana Public Service Company is partnering again this year with state agencies and other organizations to help connect families struggling to pay their heating bills this winter with available assistance funds. Enrollment for the federal low income energy assistance program begins on Monday, Nov. 3. Assistance programs … Read More

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Boomerang Backpack Program In Need Of Donations

Most Fridays during the school year, some 320 Wawasee students in grades kindergarten through fifth are sent home with backpacks containing food items. Food is provided to children enrolled in the federal free and reduced lunch program. More precisely, the backpacks are part of the Boomerang Backpack program, … Read More

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Zimmer Announces New Merger Name, Leadership

Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ZMH and SIX: ZMH) today announced the future executive leadership team and organizational structure of the combined company following the closing of the Biomet transaction. Zimmer also announced that the combined organization will leverage the strength of both companies’ brands and will be named … Read More