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BREAKING: One Car Accident On Pierceton Road

Winona Lake Fire Department and Warsaw Fire Department, along with Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Deputies, are responding to a one-vehicle accident on Pierceton Road, east of CR 250E. Initial report is a one-vehicle accident with entrapment.           … Read More

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Syracuse Man Badly Injured In ATV Crash

Indiana Conservation Officer Matt Maher is investigating a serious ATV crash that occurred at approximately 8:45 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of CR 250E and CR 1050N .Justin Desomer, 43, of Syracuse had been deer hunting and had failed to return home, which concerned his family. His wife attempted … Read More




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Indiana Attorney General Offers Holiday Shopping Tips

Scammers are sure to be out in full force this holiday shopping season. Attorney General Greg Zoeller offers some tips to help protect shoppers from becoming victims of scams or identity theft. When shopping online: Research the online business you plan to purchase from and confirm their physical … Read More

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Special Weather Statement From NWS

The National Weather Service Northern Indiana has issued a special weather statement  for Thanksgiving day for LaGrange, Noble, Marshall, Kosciusko and St. Joseph, Mich. Accumulating snow is expected today through the evening. A fast moving disturbance aloft will bring a reinforcing shot of cold air to the region … Read More

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Investigators Seeking Additional Witnesses

By CAPT. JIM BRADBERRY Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department Investigators from the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department are continuing to investigate a fatal crash involving two semi-trucks that occurred in the westbound lanes of the U.S. 20 Bypass east of US HWY 33. The crash, which occurred on Monday, Nov. … Read More

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NIPSCO Reminds Customers Of Home Heating Safety

With colder temperatures settling in, Northern Indiana Public Service Company reminds customers of the importance of maintaining a safe home heating system. An annual inspection is essential for every home’s furnace to ensure that it is working efficiently and to help protect dwellers from safety concerns, such as … Read More

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Former Athletic Club Employee Pockets Fees, Forges Name

A former employee of an athletic club has been arrested for forgery and theft. Both occurred while he was employed at the facility. Ross E. Elias, 708 N. Green Road, Goshen, was arrested Tuesday, Nov. 25, on a warrant. Syracuse Police Officer Joseph Keene states, in the affidavit … Read More

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Man Arrested For Firearm Theft

Kevin M. Newcomer, 31, with addresses of 8215 E. Lakeview Drive, Syracuse, and 67996 CR 23, New Paris, was arrested Tuesday, Nov. 25, on a charge of theft of a firearm. The affidavit of probable cause, filed by Syracuse Police Officer James Layne, states on Sept. 30, a … Read More

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Warsaw Elks Hosting Community Thanksgiving Meal

The Warsaw Elks are hosting their annual community Thanksgiving meal from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. tomorrow at Center Lake Pavilion. The free meal will offer traditional Thanksgiving dishes that can be enjoyed at event or can be delivered to those who are homebound. According to Sarah Blosser, … Read More

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BREAKING: Norfolk Southern Repairing Market Street Crossing

The City of Warsaw was notified this afternoon, Norfolk Southern has reopened the railroad crossing on Market Street. Work has been rescheduled. The railroad will now be closed for grade work beginning Monday morning, weather permitting. … Read More

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Monday Winds Destroy Nativity

An unfortunate gust of wind, during the up to 50 mile per hour blasts, on Monday damaged the nativity scene on Pilcher’s lawn in North Webster. It had just been put up for the town tree lighting Saturday. Only one-year-old, it was purchased by the North Webster-Tippecanoe Township … Read More

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Our Father’s House Packs 90 Thanksgiving Meal Baskets

Our Father’s House of Warsaw is working to make a big difference in the lives of nearly 100 people this Thanksgiving. Yesterday, workers from the organization packed 90 Thanksgiving meals complete with turkeys, stuffing, green bean casserole fixings, pies or pie ingredients and more. According to Founding Director … Read More

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Remodeling To Begin For Beaman Home

The generosity of the community is allowing officials with The Beaman Home to begin remodeling its new facility at 603 N. Parker St., Warsaw. Work is expected to begin Dec. 3. The new facility will be an emergency shelter and outreach center. Phase one of the project will … Read More

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Capital Campaign Matching Funds Still Available

The Animal Welfare League of Kosciusko County has begun a capital campaign to build a much needed new shelter for the community. Matching funds, up to $300,000, are still available for any donations received at this time. The AWL has signed with an architect and beginning the final … Read More

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UPDATE: Car Crashes Into Building

Ricky M. Honeycutt, 61, West Old Road 30, Warsaw, was taken to Kosciusko Community Hospital for treatment of minor bleeding to the head and evaluation, following a one-vehicle accident. The accident was at 2:44 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, at Heart Plaza Hotel, East Center Street, Warsaw. Warsaw Police … Read More

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Update On Tippecanoe River Clean-Up

The Center for Lakes & Streams has announced the first phase of a clean-up project to remove the excess of fallen trees in the Tippecanoe River is complete. In an effort to reduce local flooding, 97 logjams were removed from 15 miles of the Tippecanoe River between Ind. … Read More

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Indianapolis Airport Gearing Up For Holiday Travel, Travel Tips

With Thanksgiving one of the most popular travel times of the year, flights are typically very full and airports extremely busy on peak days during the week of the holiday. This year, that will be met with a 5.3 percent increase in airline capacity at IND to the … Read More

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Indiana Colleges Produce Rhodes Scholars

Alex Coccia, a 2014 University of Notre Dame graduate, and Jacob Burnett, Wabash College class of 2015, have been selected to the American Rhodes Scholar Class of 2015. Burnett, Mishawaka, Ind., and Coccia, a Columbus, Ohio native, learned yesterday they were among 32 students in the nation to be … Read More

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Teen Pleads Guilty In Arson Charge

A 13-year-old female entered a guilty plea to the charge of arson recently. The change of plea was entered during a juvenile delinquency hearing in Kosciusko County Superior Court 1. Judge Duane Huffer stated he found factual basis for the admission of guilt and ordered a pre-dispositional report. … Read More