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Neighbors Object To Petition For Retail Sales Business

WARSAW — Monday, June 26, at the Warsaw Board of Zoning Appeals meeting, board members discussed a request for a use variance to permit retail sales in an R-1 zoning district. The request was submitted by Jennifer Cullins, who stated she would like to refurbish antique furniture and … Read More

New Deputy Sheriff In Kosciusko County

KOSCIUSKO — Kosciusko County Sheriff Rocky Goshert has a new addition to the sheriff’s department’s roster. Deputy Sheriff Craig Summers recently replaced a vacancy within the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department. Deputy Sheriff Summers began his law enforcement career in 2006 as a reserve officer with the Kosciusko County … Read More

Dr. John Teevan Announced As New Gradway Board President

KOSCIUSKO — At the most recent meeting of the Gradway Board of Directors, the board unanimously voted Dr. John Teevan as the new Gradway Board President, effective July 1. Teevan has served on the Gradway Board of Directors for seven years and will fill the shoes of Ot … Read More

Warsaw Man Arrested For Resisting Law Enforcement

WARSAW — A Warsaw man has been arrested for resisting law enforcement. Anthony James Geib, 720 East Center St., Warsaw, was arrested June 16 and charged with one count of resisting law enforcement, a level 6 felony. According to the affidavit of probable cause, an officer with Warsaw … Read More

Muskies Are Homebodies In Lake Webster

NORTH WEBSTER — Like Dorothy in “The Wizard of Oz,” there’s no place like home for muskies in Lake Webster. DNR biologists say muskies, a large predatory fish, show some affinity to general areas at the 774-acre lake. Their assessment is based on recapture locations of tagged muskies … Read More

Parker Crowned 2017 Queen Of Lakes

NORTH WEBSTER  — “I feel awesome. I feel great returning to the pageant since last year, my family had a little bit of a health issue and knowing that every body’s healthy in my family this year really made this whole experience really enjoyable and the group of … Read More

The Lilly Center For Lakes & Streams Discusses Local Lakes

http://www.inkfreenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Lilly-Center-Fundraiser.mp3   SYRACUSE — Members of the Syracuse Lake Association, Wawasee Property Owners Association, Wawasee Conservancy Association and the Lilly Center For Lakes & Streams came together yesterday, Saturday June 24, to discuss the healthy of two major lakes in Kosciusko County. Michael and Rebecca Kubaki opened their … Read More

Wooden Boat Show Turnout ‘Pretty Decent’

About two dozen wooden boats bobbed with the waves at the Oakwood Resort piers and another 10 or so were proudly displayed on resort grounds during the Saturday, June 24, Lake Wawasee “classic boat gathering.” “It’s really more like a rally than a boat show,” said Jeanne Knecht, … Read More

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Expect Traffic Restriction In Winona Lake On Saturday Morning

WINONA LAKE — Traffic delays, restrictions and road closures should be expected for some areas of Winona Lake due to the Optimist Triathlon from 8 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 24. Pierceton Road/Packerton Road will be closed to all traffic. Drivers can travel Packerton Road to CR 225S … Read More

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Flood Advisory Issued For Southeastern Kosciusko County

KOSCIUSKO — A flood advisory has been issued by the National Weather Service of Northern Indiana until 12:15 p.m. today, June 23. The advisory covers Southeastern Kosciusko, Southeastern Fulton, Northern Allen and Whitley counties. At 8:05 a.m., doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to a thunderstorm. This will cause … Read More

Cutie Parade Kicks Off Mermaid Festival

The weather was picture perfect for the storybook characters who marched in this year’s Cutie Parade Wednesday, June 21 in downtown North Webster. The parade, which served as the midweek kick-off of the 72nd Mermaid Festival, featured 81 entrants depicting fairy tale and storybook characters who participated in … Read More

Goshert Returns As Kosciusko County’s Sheriff

  WARSAW — “I don’t take great joy in this because this came at a heavy price for a lot of people and it’s done a lot of damage to several families and this community. That is a hurt to me,” stated the new Kosciusko County Sheriff William … Read More

Last Payment Made To Crosby On Sewer Project

NORTH WEBSTER — The end is in sight for the town on the state mandated sewer and waste treatment plant project the North Webster Town Council heard at its Tuesday, June 20, meeting at the North Webster Community Center. Triad and Associates Engineering representative Jeremy Sponseller presented the … Read More

Garza Relates To Residents at Fellowship Missions Through Volunteer Work

WARSAW —  Warsaw resident Israel Garza has been volunteering at Fellowship Missions, Warsaw, since 2011. According to Garza, a friend of his was a volunteer there and had posted on Facebook that they needed more volunteers. Garza said, “I saw the post and I had extra time on my … Read More

Goshert Elected New Sheriff

WARSAW — After five rounds of voting, William “Rocky” Goshert, who has been interim sheriff since May 23, was elected Kosciusko County Sheriff tonight at a caucus of Republican Precinct Committeemen. There were 65 of the 69 county precinct committeemen, five of whom were proxies, casting their votes. … Read More

Winona Lake To Begin Biodegradable Bag Program July 1

WINONA LAKE — The Town of Winona Lake is committed to an on-going effort to be stewards of the environment. The elimination of plastic yard waste bags from the environment is a positive step forward. Beginning on July 1, the Winona Lake Street Department will no longer pick … Read More

Rotary Club Raising Funds For New Warsaw Park

WARSAW — The Warsaw Rotary Club was chartered on June 1, 1919.  The club in cooperation with the City of Warsaw has decided to develop “Rotary Park” to celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2019.  Rotary Park will be located at the intersection of West Center and Market streets, … Read More