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Claypool Council Members Renew Contracts

CLAYPOOL — At a brief Claypool town council meeting held Monday, Feb. 20, a motion was made to renew four contracts, including a contract for Kosciusko County Lutheran EMS ambulance services, a Boyce computer software maintenance license agreement, an inter-local agreement between Kosciusko County and the town of … Read More

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Level Of Concern About Inequalities Is Unclear

MILFORD — During a public meeting Monday, Feb. 20, at the Milford School cafeteria, there were questions about just how many people are concerned there are inequalities between the two middle schools in the Wawasee Community School Corp.

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Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee Discusses Financial Report

SYRACUSE — Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee met Monday, Feb. 20, and discussed the financial report at great length. Due to the amount in the available general funds account, Megan McClellan, executive director, suggested moving some of the money into another account. She said the amount may be a deterrent … Read More

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Middle School Options Discussed At Meeting

MILFORD — If isn’t broke don’t fix it and we want the middle school to stay in Milford. Such was the loud and clear message given at a public meeting Monday evening, Feb. 20, in the Milford School cafeteria.

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Proposed House Bill Causes Local Concern

The Indiana House of Representatives could vote Tuesday, Feb. 21, or Wednesday, Feb. 22, on a bill that is causing some concern for environmental and conservancy groups in Kosciusko County. If the bill is passed in the House, it will proceed to the Senate. HB 1494, proposed by … Read More

More Than $13,000 Raised For Special Olympics Indiana at 2017 Polar Plunge

WARSAW — A total of 77 participants raised more than $13,000 for Special Olympics Indiana at the 2017 Polar Plunge that took place Saturday, Feb. 18, at the pavilion at Center Lake Park, 119 E. Canal Street. Top individual fundraiser was Beth Upton from Team DePuy. The top fundraising … Read More

2017 Polar Plunge Participants Enjoy Unseasonably Warm Weather

WARSAW — Participants in the 2017 Polar Plunge enjoyed unseasonably warm weather today, Feb. 18, with sunny skies and temps in the mid 60’s. Water temperature was reported as being in the 40’s. The annual event was held at the pavilion at Center Lake Park, 119 E. Canal … Read More

2017 Indiana State Fire Marshal Leadership Seminar Being Held In Warsaw Today

WARSAW — Warsaw was chosen as one of the locations to host the 2017 Indiana State Fire Marshal Leadership Seminar. The seminar is being held today, Feb. 18, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Kosciusko County Justice Building on Lake Street. Fire chiefs will learn about … Read More

BREAKING — Garage Fire In North Winds Subdivision

WARSAW — At approximately 8 p.m., Feb. 17, emergency personnel responded to a report of a fire in North Winds subdivision that initially started in a garage. Warsaw Fire Department, Leesburg Fire Department and Lutheran EMS were on scene. No further information is available at this time. … Read More

UPDATE: More Information Released From Milford’s Tanker Accident

MILFORD — More details have been released from an accident that caused the Milford Fire Department to lose one of its tankers on Tuesday, Feb. 14. At approximately 12:38 p.m. Milford Firefighter Troy Haines, 49, was driving the department’s 3,000 gallon tanker southbound on Main Street in Milford with … Read More

Women In Work Release Program Move From Jail To Work Release Center

WARSAW — Women in the Kosciusko County Work Release Program will be moving from their current residence at the jail to the men’s work release center off of Center Street. The move is scheduled to occur tentatively the beginning of March. Men on work release have been residing in … Read More

North Webster OKs Zoning Change

NORTH WEBSTER — North Webster Town Council approved a change of zoning for two properties during its monthly meeting Tuesday, Feb. 14. The properties in question are located at 303 S. Main St. and 103 E. South St., and owned by Ralph W. and Alice E. Luce.

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School Corporation Grades Itself Board Hears

SYRACUSE — Each year the Indiana Department of Education assigns letter grades to public schools in the state. For the most part, the grades assigned are based on ISTEP+ results and growth.

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Kosciusko County Coroner Ciriello Appointed To Funeral Services Education Board

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Kosciusko County Coroner Tony Ciriello has been appointed as a coroner representative to the Vincennes University Funeral Services Education Board. The College of Health Sciences and Human Performance at Vincennes University run the School of Funeral Services. Faculty Chair Russell Ort and Adjunct Professor Katie … Read More