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‘Indiana at 200′ — First Church Congregation Still Thriving in Vincennes

EDITORS NOTE: This is the start of a series of essays leading up to the celebration of the  Indiana Bicentennial In December 2016. The essays focus on the top 100 events, ideas and historical figures of Indiana, in chronological order, tying each to a place or current event … Read More

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Accident On SR 13 In North Webster

Few details are available on a vehicle accident on SR 13 in North Webster, the accident was around 8 p.m. in front of the American Legion. North Webster Fire Department and North Webster Paramedics responded, along with North Webster, Kosciusko County and Indiana State Police. … Read More




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NRC Approves Limited River Otter Trapping Season

By PHIL BLOOM Communications, Indiana Department of Natural Resources The Indiana Natural Resources Commission on Tuesday approved rules that include a limited river otter trapping season beginning this fall. River otters, a native Indiana species, are one of several successful management projects of the DNR Division of Fish … Read More

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‘Indiana at 200′ — Bison Made First Indiana Road

EDITORS NOTE: This is the start of a series of essays leading up to the celebration of the  Indiana Bicentennial In December 2016. The essays focus on the top 100 events, ideas and historical figures of Indiana, in chronological order, tying each to a place or current event … Read More

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Chamber Hosts House Sessions

  Senator Carlin Yoder and Representatives Dave Wolkins and Curtis Nisly participated in the first Third House Session hosted by the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce Friday morning. The three elected officials briefly spoke of activity during recent sessions and answered questions from the several dozen individuals in attendance. … Read More

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Legislators Questioned On Education and Transportation

  Questions, focusing in the educational arena: grading system, charter schools, ISTEP stress test as well as common construction wage and funding for road repairs, were asked to Rep. Curtis Nisly and Sen. Carlin Yoder during the first Third House Session, hosted by the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce. … Read More

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District GOP Luncheon At St. Regis Club

By KYLE BABCOCK Republican 3rd Congressional District Treasurer I’m excited to announce the next 3rd District GOP Luncheon. Former Florida Speaker of the House Will Weatherford to be the next special guest at our February event. Weatherford is a rising star in national and Florida GOP politics. Weatherford … Read More

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‘Indiana at 200′ — History on the Banks of the Wabash

EDITORS NOTE: This is the start of a series of essays leading up to the celebration of the  Indiana Bicentennial In December 2016. The essays focus on the top 100 events, ideas and historical figures of Indiana, in chronological order, tying each to a place or current event … Read More

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Area Third/Fourth Graders Off To Mizpah Shrine Circus

It’s been a tradition for many, many years to take the third graders from the local schools to the Mizpah Shrine Circus in Fort Wayne. Wawasee Community School Corporation has been making the annual trip since the 1960s. Last year the trip was cancelled on account of the … Read More

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Lakeland Regional Sewer District To Request Additional Funding

Lakeland Regional Sewer District held a special session Thursday night at the North Webster Community Center, passing a motion to pursue additional funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development. The initial loan of $23.8 million, received in 2010, fell approximately $4.1 million short of the final … Read More

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Stutzman Attends March For Life

By JOHN STAPLETON Office of Congressman Marlin Stutzman U.S. Congressman Marlin Stutzman attended the March for Life and stood with thousands of marchers on the 42nd anniversary of Roe vs. Wade. Upon returning to the House floor, Congressman Stutzman supported H.R. 7 – No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion … Read More

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Coats Named Chairman Of Finance Subcommittee

By VINCE ZITO Deputy Press Secretary, Office of Senator Dan Coats Senator Dan Coats was named the chairman of the Senate Finance Subcommittee on Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure for the 114th Congress. “As the crossroads of America, Indiana relies on energy and infrastructure for its manufacturing and … Read More

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Walorski Votes To Protect Life

By LINDSAY JANCEK Communications Director, Congresswoman Jackie Walorski Rep. Jackie Walorski, a champion of pro-life issues, voted to support legislation that would prohibit taxpayer funding of elective abortions, no matter where in the federal system these may occur. H.R. 7, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion … Read More

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‘Indiana at 200′ — Land of Three Rivers

EDITORS NOTE: This is the start of a series of essays leading up to the celebration of the  Indiana Bicentennial In December 2016. The essays focus on the top 100 events, ideas and historical figures of Indiana, in chronological order, tying each to a place or current event … Read More

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Winterfest To Offer Fun Ice Or No Ice

Expect plenty of activities at the 2015 Winterfest, Jan. 30-31, which will occur alongside the annual Wawasee Kiwanis Soup Supper and Snowmobile Drags. This year’s event will also be split between three venues: Syracuse Community Center, Harold Schrock Athletic Complex and Oakwood Resort. Winterfest starts from 5 p.m. … Read More

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Chamber Hosting Third House Session In Warsaw

The first of a series of Third House Sessions held by the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce begins 8 a.m. Friday, Jan. 23 at the Center Lake Pavilion located at 119 East Canal Street, Warsaw. Legislators will give an update on House bills presented as well as answer questions. … Read More

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Price, Meyer named 2014 Woman, Man of the Year

Rita Price Simpson and Tim Meyer were honored as the 2014 Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce Woman and Man of the Year. The awards were presented at the 103rd Annual Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce membership dinner. Price Simpson was the first woman basketball announcer in the state of Indiana … Read More

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WCS Presents Facility Plan: The Bottom Line

[Editor's note: This article is the final installment in a four part story discussing the recently proposed Warsaw Community School Corporation Facility Plan. On Monday, Jan. 26, the WCS School Board will determine whether to put the facility plan on the May ballot for public vote] Yesterday and … Read More

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Hoosier Politicians Address State Of The Union

Last night, President Barack Obama issued the annual State of the Union speech. The president confidently took the podium at the joint session of Congress and delivered perhaps the most enthusiastic, impassioned state of the union of his second term. Themes of equality permeated the speech. He focused … Read More

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WCHS Hosts Academic Showcase

By DANI BARKEY Chief Accountability Officer, Warsaw Community Schools Warsaw Community High School and Warsaw Area Career Center would like to invite you to the Academic Showcase Featuring the Class of 2019 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28. Current and future students along with their … Read More