‘Dogs From The Dock’ To Help Raise Funds For NeuroHope

LAKE WAWASEE — Chris Leeuw, a life-long Wawasee resident, is hosting an event to spread the word about NeuroHope and accept donations to provide therapy equipment. This will also be an opportunity for individuals to hear Leeuw’s inspirational story.

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Crisis In Tippecanoe Township Resolved?

NORTH WEBSTER — North Webster/Tippecanoe Township Fire Chief Jeremy Likens is on vacation. A number of firefighters who walked out Thursday, Aug. 25, have returned, others remain uncertain. A release was issued today by North Webster/Tippecanoe Township Battalion Chief Christopher Francis. It states: “On behalf of the membership … Read More


Milford Awarded Community Crossings Grant

MILFORD — Milford is among 121 Northern Indiana cities, towns and counties receiving funds from the Indiana Department of Transportation as part of the state’s Community Crossings matching grant fund. The town received $41,911.62 for use in road surfacing, bridge rehabilitation, road reconstruction and Americans with Disabilities Act … Read More


Group Learns About The Watershed Foundation

IRISH LAKE — A gathering of a few friends in the home of Mike and Sandi Brill, 49 EMS B40A Lane, Warsaw, was held Saturday afternoon, Aug. 27, to hear about the lakes, The Watershed Foundation’s approach to solving water-quality problems and how individuals can make a difference.

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Township Advisory Board Investigating Events

NORTH WEBSTER — A letter from the Tippecanoe Township Advisory Board has been received noting it is still investigating the events that have occurred within the North Webster/Tippecanoe Township Fire Department. “The statutory duties of the board include approving the annual budget, serving as a board of finance and … Read More

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North Webster Fire Chief Likens Issues Statement

NORTH WEBSTER — Earlier reports North Webster Fire Chief Jeremy Likens had resigned from his position, have been clarified by the chief. He has not resigned, but is asking for consideration of two weeks vacation while this matter is investigated and a resolution reached. Likens provided the following … Read More


Fire Chief Reportedly Resigns, Department Still Operational

NORTH WEBSTER — Word has been received North Webster Fire Chief Jeremy Likens has resigned. While Likens has not confirmed the action, his turnout gear was seen this morning among other firefighters who have left the department.

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Democrats To Open Campaign Headquarters Monday

WARSAW — David Kolbe, Kosciusko County Democratic Party chairman, announces the Kosciusko County Democratic Party will be opening its campaign headquarters beginning Monday, Aug. 29. The headquarters is located
in the Old Train Depot office complex, 212 S. Lake St., Warsaw.

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Names Released From Yesterday’s House Explosion

CLAYPOOL — The Kosciusko County Coroner’s Office has released the names of the victims involved in yesterday’s tragic house explosion near Claypool, Indiana. Kosciusko County Coroner Anthony Ciriello stated this morning that the fatal victim from yesterday’s residential explosion at the address of 4678 South, County Road 450 … Read More


Update Released On House Explosion

1st Sgt. Chad D. Hill Public Information Officer CLAYPOOL — One person is dead and another is in critical condition following an afternoon house explosion in southwestern Kosciusko County. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Deputies and emergency personnel responded today at approximately 3:45 p.m. to a report of a possible house … Read More

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Crisis In Tippecanoe Township

NORTH WEBSTER — As of 3 p.m. today close to one-half of the 48 North Webster/Tippecanoe Township Fire and EMS personnel had walked out. This includes volunteer, part-time and full-time employees. More are expected this evening. Those who have walked out thus far have a combined 210 years … Read More

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Kosciusko County Receives Almost $1 Million From INDOT

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Kosciusko County is among the 121 northern Indiana communities to receive road and bridge funding from the Indiana Department of Transportation. Combined, the communities are receiving $51 million through the State’s Community Crossings matching grant fund. Kosciusko County accepted the award for $997,028 today, Thursday, Aug. 25. Members of the … Read More

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CANCELLED: Tornado Warning For Kosciusko County

UPDATE: As of 6:50 p.m., the tornado warning has been cancelled.  KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a tornado warning for southern Kosciusko County until 7 p.m. The warning, issued at 6:32 p.m., was declared for Wabash County, Whitley County and southeastern … Read More

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Board Considers Milford School Address Change

SYRACUSE — During a special meeting Tuesday, Aug. 23, in Syracuse the Wawasee school board spent more time discussing other business than talking about the 2017 budget. The meeting was the second of two budget workshops as the new fiscal year approaches.

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