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Local Group Helps Families Deal With Addiction

WARSAW — It can be a hard road when your family member or loved one is struggling with addiction, but there are resources available to help aid in the healing process. The local support group Family Support for the Addiction Crisis at Home is one resource available, catering … Read More

Little Free Library Comes To Winona Lake Limitless Park

  WINONA LAKE — Winona Lake visitors will now have free access to books anytime of the day or night thanks to a new Little Free Library. Lorraine Deffenbaugh has lived in Winona Lake for the past 15 years. She was inspired to create a Little Free Library … Read More

Dr. John Teevan Announced As New Gradway Board President

KOSCIUSKO — At the most recent meeting of the Gradway Board of Directors, the board unanimously voted Dr. John Teevan as the new Gradway Board President, effective July 1. Teevan has served on the Gradway Board of Directors for seven years and will fill the shoes of Ot … Read More

Tippecanoe Valley High School To Host Community Blood Drive July 7

AKRON — The Tippecanoe Valley High School student council and the American Red Cross will host a community blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, July 7, in the high school gymnasium. All pre-registered donors will be eligible to receive a free ticket to Cedar … Read More

Brew Good, Do Good For CCS

WINONA LAKE — The Kosciusko Kettleheads held their seventh annual Homebrew Fest on Saturday, June 24. The tent was full at Cerulean Gardens, Winona Lake all night as people came to drink home-brewed craft beer and support a good cause, Combined Community Services. Thirteen brewers, all residing in Kosciusko … Read More

Warsaw Community Library Summer Programs

By Amanda McFarland, Adult Programming Administrator Take a break from summer’s heat with these upcoming, “cool” programs at Warsaw Community Public Library. Chess Club meets at 10 a.m. Saturdays. Jon Siesennop presents, “Travel to Israel” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 3. Register. Ages 13-18 can “drop in” to … Read More

The Lilly Center For Lakes & Streams Discusses Local Lakes

http://www.inkfreenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Lilly-Center-Fundraiser.mp3   SYRACUSE — Members of the Syracuse Lake Association, Wawasee Property Owners Association, Wawasee Conservancy Association and the Lilly Center For Lakes & Streams came together yesterday, Saturday June 24, to discuss the healthy of two major lakes in Kosciusko County. Michael and Rebecca Kubaki opened their … Read More

Perfect Afternoon For The Mermaid Festival Parade

  NORTH WEBSTER — A fly-over by Parkview Samaritan Air Ambulance kicked off the 72nd Annual North Webster Mermaid Festival that featured over 70 entries and lasted just 60 minutes long. No one could ask for more perfect weather for this year’s parade with sunshine and a cool … Read More

Crossroads Of America Car Club Visits North Webster

NORTH WEBSTER — A group of 16 antique vehicles and 30 members motored into North Webster Saturday morning for the Third Annual Lakes Tour. The group is part of the Crossroads of America Region of the Antique Auto Club of America. This particular group has members from Northeast … Read More

Families Enjoy Annual Breakfast

SYRACUSE — Families from Syracuse and Wawasee lakes enjoyed the annual Syracuse Lake Association and Wawasee Property Owners Association family breakfast at Oakwood Resort. Several hundred attended the annual event Saturday morning. Not only could the guests enjoy breakfast with friends they haven’t seen for a year, but … Read More