Local Resident Creates New Soy-Based Product As Part Of Purdue Competition

INDIANAPOLIS — A Purdue University student from Warsaw developed a new soy-based product and presented the product at 23rd Student Soybean Product Innovation Competition reception on March 28 in Indianapolis. Sixteen teams – representing 50 students from seven countries – completed projects for the competition sponsored by the … Read More

Seniors Are Frequent Victims Of Financial Exploitation

INDIANA — Con artists, criminals and even family members prey upon America’s seniors using traditional tactics, but also in new and unpredictable ways. It’s a problem that costs them billions of dollars every year, not to mention the heartache and fear that often accompanies it. According to the National … Read More

Crowdfunding Campaign Launched For Warsaw Alley

WARSAW —  With a successful crowdfunding campaign, the City of Warsaw could soon turn an empty alley into a downtown destination. The campaign, sponsored by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority and offered through the crowdfunding platform developed by Patronicity would create a new vibrant space in … Read More

BAKFC Thanks Kiwanis Of Warsaw With Donation

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — The Builders Association of Kosciusko and Fulton Counties presented a check in the amount of $500 to the Kiwanis Club of Warsaw for their volunteer efforts at the Home & Outdoor Show in Warsaw. For the past several years, volunteer members of the Kiwanis Club … Read More

Single Mother, Son Receive New Home Thanks To Habitat For Humanity

WARSAW — Habitat for Humanity of Kosciusko County held a home dedication at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at 417 Godman Street, Warsaw. Andrea Wagner and her 11-year-old son, Connor, are the new homeowners. For Wagner, this is the realization of a lifelong dream. Wagner has never owned … Read More

BREAKING — Two Car Accident On Lake City Highway

WARSAW — At approximately 10:35 p.m. Saturday, March 25, emergency personnel responded to a two-vehicle accident in front of Service Liquors on Lake City Highway, Warsaw. Warsaw Police Department, Lutheran EMS and Warsaw Fire Department were on scene. Vehicle extrication was necessary. Traffic was at a standstill in … Read More

Grace College Announces $37 Million Campaign At Aspire Gala

WINONA LAKE — Grace College & Seminary hosted a gala Thursday, March 23, at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center, Winona Lake, to formally announce their Aspire Campaign. The campaign goal is $37 million, with plans to enhance academic programs, expand the Dr. Dane A. Miller Science Complex and increase … Read More

Three Kosciusko County Lakes Earn Top Ranking

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Travel blog The Crazy Tourist, ranked the top 15 lakes in Indiana. Kosciusko County had three lakes on the list. Tippecanoe Lake was ranked number one, Lake Wawasee was ranked number three and Barbee lake was ranked number eight. Here are the reasons why each lake … Read More

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Wawasee Recommended For Accreditation By AdvancEd

SYRACUSE — A team of five visited Wawasee schools on a “whirlwind tour” and came away with a recommendation for accreditation for the school district. An exit report of the AdvancEd team’s findings was given by Dr. Michael Henry of Springfield, Ore., Wednesday afternoon, March 22, in the Warrior Room at Wawasee High School.

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Silver Lake Lions Club Plan Open House To Celebrate 80 Years

SILVER LAKE — The Silver Lake Lions Club will be holding an open house from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 1, to celebrate their 80th anniversary. The open house will include refreshments and giveaways. Bingo will start at 6 p.m. with a guaranteed $1,000 jackpot. The … Read More

Summer Programs Discussed At Warsaw Parks And Recreation Meeting

WARSAW —  At the Warsaw Parks and Recreation Department meeting held Tuesday, March 21, Patrick Brown of SiteScapes Inc., Mishawaka, informed board members that the 5-year master plan has been completed. Brown stated that the DNR only had one issue with the plan, which was a request for additional … Read More

Town Of Winona Lake Appoints Two New Reserve Officers

WINONA LAKE — Two new reserve officers were officially sworn in during the Winona Lake Town Council meeting on Tuesday, March 21. Ben Sanders and Daniel Clemens will bring the total number of reserve officers in Winona Lake up to 11. The officers will be filling two volunteer … Read More

Turkey Creek Sewer Passes Motion to Become Independent, Add Revenue

CROMWELL — As Turkey Creek Regional Sewer District wraps up one multi-million dollar project, the board members seemed surprised to find themselves gearing up for yet another one. After several months of attempting to address grievances with bills coming from the town of Syracuse, TCRSD passed a motion to begin a $53,000 study that will help the board determine the process on becoming self-sufficient.

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Sewer Upgrades Spotlighted At North Webster Council

NORTH WEBSTER — News and requests resulting from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management mandated improvements to the North Webster sewer system and treatment plant dominated the Tuesday, March 22, meeting of the North Webster Town Council. It was held at the North Webster Community Center.

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Sobriety Checkpoint Scheduled For Friday

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — County and local law enforcement agencies participating in the Kosciusko County DUI Taskforce will continue to conduct roving patrols and sobriety checkpoints during the month of March.  This project is made possible through grants received by the Governor’s Council on Impaired and Dangerous Driving. DUI … Read More