Interra Offers Tips On ID Protection, Offers Shredding

GOSHEN — No one wants to be a victim of identity theft. While it’s virtually impossible to eliminate the risk, there are many steps you can take, however, to protect yourself. “It starts with three things,” advises Martha Packer, loss prevention and security officer at Interra Credit Union. … Read More


Whitko Class Assists Kosciusko Chamber Of Commerce

PIERCETON — A class at Whitko High School recently assisted the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce. The Whitko Functional Skills class focuses on academic skills along with daily living skills and is taught by Leah Glassburn. “As the students get older it is really important for them to be … Read More

North Webster Library clerk Molly Barton and Adult Services Director Beth Smith take possession of the unfinished fiberglass bison statue when it was delivered to the library. It will soon be turned over to the Barrett Family Artists to paint and decorate before being displayed outside the library.

North Webster Library Joins In The 
Bison-Tennial Public Art Project

NORTH WEBSTER, — The North Webster Community Public Library is participating in the statewide Bison-tennial Public Art Project by sponsoring a bison statue as part of the Indiana Bicentennial Celebration. This local project is a collaboration of the North Webster Library, Friends of the Library and the Kosciusko … Read More


Choices Made In Kosciusko County

County residents voted along with state residents for the Republican and Democratic presidential nomination; U.S. Representative District 2 nominations and the Republican State Senate District 12 nomination, but that is where similarities ended. The Republican presidential nomination race saw the county giving Donald Trump 48.49 percent of its … Read More

Warsaw Indiana Town Hall

Tax Abatement Explained, Two Approved

WARSAW — It was a light agenda Monday evening, May 2, for the Warsaw Common Council with only three items of business. For the benefit of new council members and the audience, Jeremy Skinner, city planner, briefly explained tax abatements before the council voted to continue abatements for … Read More

Shown are the instructors and participants in the 2016 Kosciusko County Reserve Academy. Academy class members were from Marshall County, Milford, North Manchester, Grace College, Nappanee, Bourbon and Kosciusko County. (Photo provided)

County Sheriff’s Reserve Academy Graduates 13 Officers

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Thirteen reserve officers recently graduated from the annual Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Reserve Academy after several months of specialized training. Officers from various departments in and near-by Kosciusko County completed over 200 hours of training. The graduation ceremony was held Saturday, April 30. The intense training … Read More


Agreement Signed On Buffalo Street Project

WARSAW — The Buffalo Street Redevelopment Project moved one step closer to reality Monday afternoon when an economic development agreement was approved by the Warsaw Redevelopment Commission. The agreement is with Dave Matthews of Matthews Warsaw LLC. The agreement sets the timeline for the two-phase development of property, … Read More

Back Row:Andie Zeigler, Morghan LeFavour, Lilli Hertel, Wyatt Slone, Emily Chickering, Olivia Green, Devyn Masterson, Moriah Heckman
Middle Row:Aaliyah Donovan, Hannah Metzger, Trinity Smith, Kimberly Owens, Valerie Eib, Kennedy Wiedeman, Madison Selders
Front Row: Jenna Davison, Roxy Sawyer, Lindy Hertel, Victoria Peloza, Jazmyn Taylor, Mariah Gonzalez

Warsaw Dancers Awarded Regional Championships

WARSAW — The Astound Performance Company dancers from Astound Dance Academy recently attended the sold-out Nexstar Dance Competition in Fort Wayne. Astound’s Performance Company brought 21 dancers and 24 dance routines to the competition and received high honors from the judges throughout the weekend of over 600 dance … Read More


Lt. Gov. Holcomb Key Speaker At Lincoln Day Dinner

  WARSAW — Candidates or his representative, including a presidential candidate, from all contested and uncontested races were present at the annual Republican Lincoln Day Dinner Thursday evening, April 28. The event was held at Champaign Jam, Warsaw. Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb was the key speaker who shared … Read More


Who will be on your ballot Tuesday

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — The primary is Tuesday, May 3, with polls opening at 6 a.m. and closing at 6 p.m. It is said that Indiana voters will be critical in determining the presidential nominees at each party’s national conventions. But the importance of voting goes beyond the presidential … Read More


What You Need To Know Before You Go To The Polls

INDIANAPOLIS — Voters and poll workers are gearing up for the Primary Election, which is just days away on Tuesday, May 3. To help voters prepare, here are some reminders of what you need to know before you go to the polls. You cannot bring election materials inside … Read More

Road Closed

A Portion Of Main Street Closed Thursday In Warsaw

WARSAW — The city of Warsaw will be closing Main Street, between Lake and Buffalo streets, for a video inspection survey of the old brick sanitary sewer. The road closure will be from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 28. … Read More


Applications Open For Hoosier Homegrown Fuels Program

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Office of Energy Development and the Indiana Corn Marketing Council recently announced that publicly-accessible fuel retail stations in Indiana can begin applying for a share of $280,000 through the third round of applications for the Hoosier Homegrown Fuels Blender Pump Program. The first and … Read More


Board Of Zoning Appeals Approves Variance

WARSAW — The Warsaw Board of Zoning met at 7 p.m. Monday, April 25, in order to discuss the approval of a variance requested by Frauhiger Realty LLC, who was represented in the meeting by Ashley Finney, the facility manager. The variance requested was in reference to a … Read More


Scholarship Offers Up To $29,000 To USF STEM Students

FORT WAYNE — Thousands in scholarship funds are being offered to incoming University of Saint Francis science, math and technology students. The National Science Foundation is offering the Roger Bacon Scholarship to students majoring in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programs. Each scholarship is worth up to … Read More

Syracuse Town Hall

Syracuse BZA Approves Four Cases

SYRACUSE — Three variances and one exception were approved at the regular meeting of the Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals Thursday, April 21. Shane Oberholzer’s petition for a variance to allow three commercial uses on one tract was approved. He wants the site to be able to have … Read More


Parkview Women’s and Children’s Hospital Awarded Grant

FORT WAYNE – Parkview Women’s and Children’s Hospital has been selected to receive a grant from the March of Dimes. The funds, distributed through Anthem Foundation, Inc., will be used to support the Parkview Health Centering Pregnancy project in Allen County. These efforts are working to educate and … Read More