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Nisly Endorsed By International Union Of Operating Engineers

By PAM GALLOWAY Curt Nisly Campaign The Curt Nisly for State Representative campaign is pleased to announce the endorsement of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 150. Financial Secretary David Fagan stated the endorsement was based on “your pro-business and pro-labor views, your work ethic, and your … Read More

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Annual Christmas Bucks Promotion Is Underway

It’s not Halloween yet, but it’s not too early to think about Christmas gifts. Especially considering it is time for the annual Christmas Bucks promotion sponsored by The Papers Inc. and local merchants. Starting today, Oct. 29, the promotion runs four consecutive weeks through Nov. 19. Cut out … Read More

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Five People Being Monitored For Ebola-Like Symptoms In Indiana

Article by Amy Reel, Indiana State Department of Health In light of new travel guidance issued Monday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the State of Indiana outlined its procedures for monitoring all travelers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea whose final destination is in Indiana. … Read More

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UPDATE: KCSD Locates Numerous Stolen Political Yard Signs

Signs for three additional candidates have been recovered by Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Deputies. Candidate signs were from Rod Eaton, and Fulton County Sheriff candidates Christopher Sailors and Kerry Fear. INITIAL: The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department has obtained approximately 30-35 stolen political yard-style signs that were located in southwestern … Read More

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Tippecanoe River Project Completes First Phase

By ANNA BURKE Grace College Center for Lakes & Streams The project addressing areas of excess fallen trees in the Tippecanoe River has completed the first phase. A total of 97 logjams were removed from the 15-mile stretch of river from Indiana 19 to Old US 30 as … Read More

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Crime Of The Week

This week’s crime of the week comes from the files of the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department. The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department would like the community’s assistance in locating individuals responsible for vandalism in the area of 450 East and Armstrong Road on the south side of Tippecanoe Lake. … Read More

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Cousins Found Dead In Prison Cell

Indiana State Prison Superintendent Ron Neal has issued a media release reporting Cody Cousins died as a result of an apparent suicide. Cousins has ties to the Warsaw area. Cousins was found unresponsive in his single cell in the Michigan City Orientation Unit during a routine security check … Read More

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Budget Cuts, Salary Ordinance Discussed At Council Meeting

Budget cutting and the salary ordinances were the primary topics of Warsaw Common Council’s Tuesday, Oct. 28, meeting. The meeting started with a lengthy discussion involving road maintenance, including proposed changes outlined here. There was heavy discussion on Ordinance 2014-09-02, the resolution for appropriations and tax rates. This ordinance … Read More

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Clocks ‘Fall Back’ Sunday, Nov. 2

Those looking for a little extra sleep over the weekend can rejoice. At 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, clocks will set back by an hour in observance of the conclusion of daylight saving time in the area. The change means shorter days during the winter months. Though smartphones with … Read More

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BMV Announces Veterans Day Closure

Commissioner of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles Don Snemis, announced Tuesday, all BMV license branches will be closed Tuesday, Nov. 11, in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. All license branches will resume their regularly scheduled business hours on Wednesday, Nov. 12. For a complete list of … Read More

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Recent Road Alterations Evoke Displeasure From Residents

During Tuesday evening’s Warsaw Common Council meeting, Warsaw Street Department Superintendent Jeff Beeler stressed the importance of the city trying to move toward utilizing a process called pavement preservation. Beeler described the process as “using different methods to extend the initial investment of a roadway.” The proposed method … Read More

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Mother Enters Plea Agreement For Son’s Death

Candy S. Chamness, 33, 202 W. Washington St., Syracuse, has entered a plea agreement with Kosciusko Circuit Court. Chamness appeared for a pre-trial hearing Monday afternoon at which time the plea agreement was presented to the court. She was arrested on Aug. 22 on charges of neglect of … Read More

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Warsaw Hunter Falls From Tree Stand In Pierceton

Indiana Conservation Officers responded to calls for help in the area of 1200 North 400 East around 6:30 tonight in Pierceton. Richard Dixon, 67, Warsaw, just finished his hunt. As he climbed down from his tree stand, the stand collapsed and he fell. Dixon was able to use … Read More

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Plymouth Police Arrest Man For Child Molesting

Devante Michael Halcomb, 20, Plymouth, has been arrested by Plymouth Police on a charge of child molesting, a level 3 felony. Plymouth Police Det. Sgt. Leo Mangus reports on Oct. 26, the department received a report regarding sexual activity involving a 13-year-old female and Halcomb. The investigation revealed … Read More

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Troops Receive Holiday Cheer From Local Organization

When Susan Manns discovered she could not have a child, she was heartbroken. The born nurturer had held hopes of being a mother. Seeking a way to allay her pain, Manns decided to adopt a young soldier and play the role of his “army mom.” “I started sending … Read More

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General Election Information

Following are the individuals who will be on the Nov. 4 general election ballot for election to the listed positions. Polls will be open for voting from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. For a listing of voting locations, click here. Secretary of State: Connie Lawson, Republican Elizabeth White, Democrat Karl Tatgenhorst, Libertarian … Read More

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Webster Lake To Reclaim Eroding Island Shoreline

Wind and wave energy generated by recreational activities and harsh winters have taken a toll on the largest island in Webster Lake. At the worst spot, on the west side of Kline Island, severe erosion has stolen an estimated 20 to 25 feet of shoreline. President Terry Fredericks … Read More

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Juvenile Attempts To Burn Barbee Lake Home With Parents Inside

A 13-year-old is believed to have attempted to set fire to her own residence while her parents were inside last evening in the Barbee Lake area of Kosciusko County. (see related) North Webster/Tippecanoe Township firemen and Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded at 10:43 p.m. to a report … Read More

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WCS Employee Terminated After Discovery Of Illegal Kickback Payments

Warsaw Community Schools (WCS) possesses policies designed to provide both strong financial stewardship and public transparency of its financial affairs. These policies constitute fundamental building blocks of an effectively operated school system and maximize the delivery of educational services and opportunities to students. When a violation of those … Read More

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Warsaw BZA Approves KCH Sign Variance

A request from Kosciusko Community Hospital to allow an increased size of a sign was unanimously approved by the Warsaw Board of Zoning Appeals Monday evening. Jay De Los Reyes, chief operating officer of KCH, made the request for the sign in front of Beyer Medical Building. The … Read More