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LRSD Does Not Fit Motto: ‘No News Is Good News’

Since bidding opened for the Lakeland Regional Sewer District ’s multi-million dollar sewage wastewater treatment facility, it has been a series of headaches for board members. LRSD is required to accept the lowest, most responsible bid. Following these guidelines, LRSD bids still came in $4.1 million over budget. … Read More

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Oakwood Hosting ILM Conference

  Oakwood Resort in Syracuse is once again hosting the Indiana Lakes Management Conference. Around 120 people are participating in this annual event which is in its 28th year. Attendees have come from around the state to collaborate and discuss environmental management and to further educate themselves on … Read More

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WWTFT Takes Steps To Establish Hazmat Fund

Warsaw-Wayne Township Fire Protection Territory approved an ordinance Tuesday afternoon to establish a Hazardous Material Response Fund and schedule of charges for services provided. Mike Brubaker, fire chief, stated he has worked with the clerk-treasurer’s office for 2 1/2 years to create a fund to use in the … Read More

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Clocks ‘Spring Forward’ This Sunday

You may want to plan to head to bed a little earlier this weekend. At 2 a.m. Sunday, March 8, clocks will spring forward by an hour in observance of the beginning of daylight saving time in the area. This change means longer days during the summer months. … Read More

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Upcoming Walorski Staff Office Hours

By LINDSAY JANCEK Communications Director, Office of Jackie Walorski Congresswoman Jackie Walorski, reminds constituents a member of her staff will be holding office hours to assist constituents with casework and official business. The Rochester district office, located at 709 Main St., is open from 8 a.m. to 5 … Read More

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Tippecanoe Valley Online Auction Ending Soon

By BRETT R. BOGGS Superintendent, Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation The Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation’s timed online auction of general surplus items for sale to the public is currently underway. The online auction will begin closing at 8 p.m. Sunday March 8. Until then, interested individuals may bid on … Read More

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Kosciusko ATC Approves Three Renewals

The local Alcohol and Tobacco Commission approved three renewals at its March 5 meeting. The Walgreens located at 2400 East Center St., Warsaw, Mi Lindo Acapulco in Warsaw and West Main Tavern in Syracuse. None of these businesses were facing violations, and the renewals were approved unanimously. Also … Read More

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New Information Released On Syracuse Shooting

The Kosciusko County Prosecutor’s Office has just released a probable cause affidavit regarding the Feb. 19 shooting in Syracuse. As a result of the shooting, Tara Thornburg and Josh Knisley died from gunshot wounds, and Brandon Thomas Woody, 22, 605 W. North St., Syracuse, was arrested. Woody was … Read More

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DeHart Arrested In Connection With Syracuse Shooting

An arrest was made in connection with the shooting deaths of Joshua Knisley and Tara Thornburg yesterday. Joan DeHart, 49, Syracuse, was arrested on Wednesday, March 4 for assisting a criminal. The arrest came as part of an on going investigation of the shooting that occurred in Syracuse … Read More

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Leesburg Property Now Closer To Rezoning

  A small lot on the edge of the town limits of Leesburg is one step closer to be rezoned from agricultural to commercial. During its regular monthly meeting March 4 in Warsaw, Kosciusko County Area Planning Commission recommended approval to rezone 1.72 acres on the southeast corner … Read More

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Stellar Communities Marches On

Progress on having Syracuse join Indiana’s Stellar Communities continues with Tammy Cotton, chamber executive director, stating at the March 4 Syracuse-Wawasee Chamber of Commerce board meeting Town Manager Henry DeJulia is onboard. Cotton said the process of achieving the designation will be long, with Syracuse having 18 months … Read More

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UPDATE: Infant Released To Foster Parent

An infant battered by his/her 18-year-old mother was released from Lutheran Hospital Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Fort Wayne, on Sunday and is now in the care of a licensed foster parent in another county. The infant was transported to Lutheran Hospital by Multi-Township EMS on Friday afternoon, Feb. … Read More

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Applications Accepted For Pfleiderer Scholarship

Applications are currently being accepted for the Bob and Esther Pfleiderer scholarship. This four-year scholarship was created by long time Warsaw residents Bob and Esther Pfleiderer. Bob and Esther were both born and raised in Warsaw. Esther graduated from Manchester College and received her Masters Degree from Purdue University. She taught … Read More

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Applications Being Accepted For Charlton Scholarship

The Donald L. Charlton educational scholarship trust was funded at Don’s death in July 2004 with assets in excess of $1,400,000 through the 1st Source Bank Personal Asset Management Group. Don was a lifetime Milford resident. He retired from the U.S. Postal service in 1988 after 33 years … Read More

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Potential Change In Date For Tippecanoe Valley’s March School Board Meeting

By BRETT BOGGS Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation Superintendent The Tippecanoe Valley High School Boys Basketball Team plays Wawasee this Friday evening in the semi-final round of the West Noble Sectional. If the Vikings win, the sectional championship game will automatically be moved from Saturday evening to Monday evening … Read More

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IDNR Offering Hunter Education Course In Wabash

Indiana Conservation Officers and Indiana Hunter Education volunteer instructors will be conducting a hunter education class from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday March 28, 2015 at the Bass and Bucks Archery Shop located just southwest of Wabash. This course is required for anyone born after 1986 who wishes … Read More

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Hootman To Be Released After Nearly 28 Years Behind Bars

Twenty-nine years ago, on North Street in Syracuse, a woman was found lying on the floor, dead for more than a day with at least nine slashes to her throat and neck. It took over two years, 500 interviews and hundreds of days of anguish to figure out who … Read More

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Commission To Hold Hearing On Technology Park

Syracuse Redevelopment Commission will hold a public hearing at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 18, at the Syracuse Town Hall, 310 N. Huntington St., for the purpose of approving the disposal of property located in the Syracuse Technology Park, located in Benton Township, Elkhart County. The hearing will save … Read More

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Front Street Bridge Closing In Syracuse

Signs have already been installed warning Syracuse residents the Front Street bridge will be closed starting Monday, as work will begin to replace it. The work is expected to be completed and the bridge open by Memorial Day, weather permitting. Detour for the area is to use Medusa … Read More

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Lt. Gov. Ellspermann Speaker At Lincoln Day Dinner

Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann will return to Warsaw on May 13 as the keynote speaker for the 2015 Republican Kosciusko Lincoln Day Dinner. The event will begin at 7 p.m. at Champagne Jam, 2517 E. Center St., Warsaw. The cost is $50 per person. Reservations are requested and … Read More