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UPDATE: Area Counties Under Travel Advisory

UPDATE: Marshall County has now issued an advisory level travel advisory as well due to blowing and drifting snow, primarily on the north/south county roads.  WABASH COUNTY — The Wabash County Commissioners have placed Wabash County under travel advisory until further notice due to icy road conditions, blowing … Read More

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Closing CR 100E Is Not An Option

WARSAW — Studies for alternatives of CR 100E, adjacent to Warsaw Municipal Airport, are being developed for submission to the Federal Aviation Administration. Ken Ross, NGC Corporation, engineering firm, gave an update on this and other projects at the monthly meeting of the Warsaw Municipal Airport Board of … Read More

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Bids To Be Advertised For Summer Projects

SYRACUSE — Winter will not be officially finished for more than a month, but school administrators are already planning summer construction or renovation projects for Wawasee schools. During the regular monthly meeting of the Wawasee school board Tuesday evening, Feb. 9, in Syracuse, the board approved architectural firm Barton-Coe-Vilamaa to begin advertising for bids for capital funds summer projects.

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Center for Lakes & Streams Research Assistants, from the left, Stephen Becker, Deb Smith, and Jonah Stouffer sample Lones Ditch flowing between Pike Lake and the Tippecanoe River this January. Despite heavy snowfalls, subzero temperatures and windchills, and other unfavorable weather conditions, the Center for Lakes & Streams continues to sample local streams and monitor their health. (Photo provided)

Center For Lakes & Streams Expands Winter Sampling Efforts

By MADISSON HEINL Communications Specialist, Center for Lakes & Streams at Grace College WINONA LAKE — The Center for Lakes & Streams conducts regular stream sampling on county streams which feed into several local lakes in Warsaw, Winona Lake, North Webster and Syracuse even throughout the winter months. … Read More

Sen. Jim Banks, left, and Eric Holcomb, right, are pictures with U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus. (Photo provided)

Responses To Holcomb’s Nomination

Responses from the state Republican Chairman Jeff Cardwell, U.S. Congresswoman Jackie Walorski and State Senator Jim Banks have been distributed shortly after Gov. Mike Pence’s announcement that Eric J. Holcomb has been chosen as his nominee as the 51st lieutenant governor for the state. Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann … Read More

Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann speaks during today's press conference. Gov. Mike Pence is shown on the right.

Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann Issues Statement

By LT. GOV. SUE ELLSPERMANN INDIANAPOLIS — Over the past 3 1/2, I have had the special honor to serve my fellow 6.5 million Hoosiers as their lieutenant governor serving alongside a great governor and friend Mike Pence. He invited me to be his partner on this journey … Read More

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Holcomb Recommended As 51st Lieutenant Governor

INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Mike Pence announced his intention to nominate Eric J. Holcomb as the 51st lieutenant governor for the state. The announcement was made during a press conference early this afternoon, Feb. 9. Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann will be submitting her resignation in the months to come … Read More

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North Webster Chamber Talks Dinner And Dues

NORTH WEBSTER — The upcoming North Webster-Tippecanoe Township Chamber of Commerce awards dinner and the dues deadline for inclusion in the 2016-17 North Webster Community Guide were highlights of the February meeting of the chamber. It was held Monday, Feb. 8, at North Webster American Legion Post 253.

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Yacht Club’s Two Petitions Approved By BZA

WARSAW — Wawasee Yacht Club wants to enclose a wraparound porch and also in the future build a pavilion on its property on Trusdell Avenue at Lake Wawasee. The petitions were among those on the agenda of the regular monthly meeting of the Kosciusko County Board of Zoning Appeals Tuesday, Feb. 9, in Warsaw.

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Township Applies Old Funds To New Equipment

One month into the new year, Turkey Creek Township Trustee Barb Griffith has already made what will likely be her largest single expenditure of 2016. Griffith told the township advisory board Monday, Feb. 8, she applied the $35,000 balance of the township’s rainy day fund toward the purchase … Read More

From left: Ron Truex, president; Bob Conley, board member; Rich Maron, veteran’s affairs officer; Max Miller, veteran of the month and Brad Jackson, vice-president (Photo by Michelle Reed)

Max Miller Named Veteran Of The Month

WARSAW — The county commissioners’ meeting kicked off Tuesday, Feb. 9, with naming Max Miller, Warsaw, as February’s Veteran of the Month. He is a veteran of the Army Air Corp and the Air Force. Miller went into service immediately after graduation in 1948 and served until December, 1954. … Read More

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Fire Chief Issues Ice Safety Guidelines

SYRACUSE — Turkey Creek Fire Chief Mickey Scott issued a public service announcement at the Monday, Feb. 8, meeting of the territory’s fire board. “Due to the recent changing conditions with the warm weather and rain in our area, we would like to remind everyone that even though … Read More

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Leesburg Investigates Purchase Of Enclosed Bobcat

LEESBURG — It was a brief yet productive meeting for the Leesburg Town Council Monday evening, Feb. 8. The council approved the trading of its current bobcat, utilized by both the street and sewage departments, as well as heard an update on the recent visit of a state … Read More

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Defining Definitions Of Housing

WARSAW — Warsaw Plan Commission members spent the bulk of its meeting Monday evening, Feb. 8, going over a draft of definitions of housing for its zoning ordinance. Tim Dombrosky, assistant city planner, presented a PowerPoint showing a draft of new definitions, old definitions and the intent of … Read More

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Pierceton Is Looking To Buy New Radios

PIERCETON — The Pierceton town council meeting Monday evening, Feb. 8, started off with the discussion of the completion of the town’s $1.4 million sewer lining project and the news of the infiltration being reduced from 40 percent to 38 percent. The next order of business was the … Read More