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Two Pharmacists Charged With 25 Murders In Seven States Including Indiana

The U.S. Department of Justice announced a 131-count criminal indictment was unsealed today in Boston, Mass., in connection with the 2012 nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak. Barry J. Cadden, owner and head pharmacist of New England Compounding Center and NECC’s supervisory pharmacist Glenn A chin have been charged with … Read More

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OrthoWorx and WLLP Campaign Results

OrthoWorx and Winona Lake Limitless Park Committee recently joined forces in a campaign to purchase equipment for the park. The results of that campaign have been announced. Over $10,000 was raised during the campaign through online crowd funding campaign, local events and a contribution from Orthopedics Capital Foundation. … Read More




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The Warsaw Rotary Club raises $30,000 for The Salvation Army

  The Warsaw Rotary Club held its 49th Annual “Rotary Salvation Army Day” at the club meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 17. Originally the event was called “Brice Phillipson Day” when it was formed in 1965 by Chairman Bruce Howe. “We collected just a little under $1,000 that first … Read More

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Governor Pence Pens Op-Ed

Article by Governor Mike Pence Indiana is on a roll. Unemployment in our state has declined from more than 8 percent when I was elected Governor to 5.7 percent today. We’ve made great progress as a state in recent years. High school graduation rates are up, ISTEP scores … Read More

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Man Wanted in Noble County Caught After Being Pursued by Trooper

By SERGEANT RON GALAVIZ Public Information Office, Indiana State Police-Fort Wayne District 22 A 27-year-old man who was being sought by Noble County authorities was arrested the evening of Dec. 16 after leading an Indiana State Police Trooper on a short vehicle and subsequent foot pursuit. According to Trooper … Read More

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BREAKING: Rollover Accident On SR 13 In Syracuse

Emergency personnel responded to a single vehicle accident located on SR 13 near Harkless Drive in Syracuse. Syracuse EMS, Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department and Syracuse Police Department responded to the scene. The vehicle rolled over as a result of the crash. Medical treatment was refused at the scene. … Read More

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Council Learns Police Have Body Cameras

Syracuse Town Council learned Tuesday evening during its regular monthly meeting the Syracuse Police Department now has 10 body cameras for officers and training began Wednesday (today). Police Chief Tony Ciriello reviewed some of the guidelines for the body cameras, notably they aren’t allowed to be on in … Read More

Firefighters Recognized At Awards Banquet

Several firefighters received recognition Saturday at the Turkey Creek Fire Territory annual awards dinner. Winners and their awards were: Kyle Stamm, Chief’s Award, Airboat Operations; Larry Weaver, Jr., Firefighter of the Year; Quinn Hunter, EMS Member of the Year; Howard Birkel, Officer of the Year; Travis Miller and … Read More

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Sewer Rates Could Be Going Up In Winona Lake

At the Winona Lake Town Council meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 16, resolution 2014-12-2 was introduced, which would raise sewer rates to $42 per month. “We engaged in a wastewater study to determine if our rates were sufficient,” said Winona Lake Town Manager Craig Allebach. “According to the studies … Read More

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Council Discusses Town Manager Contract

Syracuse Town Manager Henry DeJulia requested his contract be renewed during the Syracuse Town Council monthly meeting Tuesday evening. Council member Larry Siegel requested two slight language changes in two paragraphs of the contract, which DeJulia agreed to. Discussion ensued when Siegel asked to limit DeJulia’s compensation time … Read More

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Syracuse Library Getting Fresh Look

Renovation efforts are well underway at the Syracuse Public Library — and they are much needed renovations after 20 years. “Twenty years ago the library was just going online with its catalog,” said Becky Brower, who does communications for the library. “It was time to repaint, re-carpet.” However, … Read More

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Sewer District Opens Section B Bids

Lakeland Regional Sewer District opened bids Tuesday night for the second section of construction of a sewer collection system to be installed in the area around Big Barbee, Little Barbee, Banning, Kuhn, Shoe, Seachrist, Sawmill and Irish lakes. Grassy Creek up to East CR 500N will also be … Read More

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Sidewalks Won’t Come Cheap On SR 13

A sidewalk will be an expensive undertaking for the town of North Webster according to information provided by Rick L. Pharis of Triad Associations Engineering. He gave the North Webster Town Council the news at the monthly meeting Tuesday evening in the North Webster Community Center. An estimate … Read More

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PART II: Pathway Of Hope Leads Local Woman To Salvation

From bell ringing, food and toy drives to helping those in emergency situations, the Salvation Army has assisted the lives of thousands. Though these acts of charity are among the most known of the Salvation Army’s work, the organization also works to create change on an individual level. … Read More

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Kosciusko County 2015 Elected Officials Sworn In

At a ceremony held at the Kosciusko County Courthouse on Tuesday, Dec. 16, the elected officials who will serve the county in 2015 were sworn in. The ceremony started with a welcome by Kosciusko County Commissioner Ron Truex. Veteran Service Officer Rich Maron offered the invocation, and County … Read More

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First Year FFA Students Honored

By LISA PAXTON FFA Advisor, Tippecanoe Valley High School The Tippecanoe Valley FFA recently held their annual Greenhand Celebration to honor the first year members in the FFA Chapter. These young members have studied the history of the FFA Association, recited the FFA Creed, practiced parliamentary procedure, investigated … Read More

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Fick Sentenced To 65 Years For Murder

Sonya Lynn Fick will be approximately 75 1/2 years old when she is released from prison after serving two consecutive sentences: attempted murder and murder. She is expected to be transferred to Pendelton Diagnostic Center Wednesday morning. Fick was sentenced this afternoon in Kosciusko Circuit Court by Special … Read More

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UPDATE: Accident On Parker Street And US 30

No one was injured in a two-vehicle accident at North Parker Street and Lake City Highway Tuesday. However, one driver was checked by medics at the scene. Warsaw Police report Jennifer A. Lee, 32, Aboite Center Road, Fort Wayne, thought she had a green arrow to turn left … Read More

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BREAKING: Accident On Lake Street In Warsaw

Emergency personnel are currently responding to an accident located on Lake Street in Warsaw. The accident was located in front of Hayden’s Laundry Center and involved two vehicles and a semi. According to officers with Indiana State Police Department, the driver of a Cadillac involved in the accident … Read More

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Kosciusko Commissioners Approve 2015 Board Appointments

At a meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 16, the Kosciusko County Commissioners approved a number of board and department head appointments for 2015. Those appointments are as follows: Additionally, Kosciusko Emergency Management Director Ed Rock appointed Ron Truex to the Emergency Management Advisory Council. All of the above appointments … Read More