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‘Indiana At 200′ — Riley Loved For Homespun Poetry

By ANDREA NEAL Today his poems are written off as the sentimental musings of a time gone by. During his life, James Whitcomb Riley ranked with Longfellow and Twain as a best-selling author, and his works were required reading in virtually every school. Many historians consider Riley our … Read More

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BREAKING: House Fire Reported In Milford

  Milford Fire Department is responding to a house fire near the Lakeland Rehabilitation Center, Milford. The fire was reported at approximately 1:15 p.m. at 503 W. Fourth St., Milford. The initial report was called in by a neighbor or passing motorist. Milford Police Detective Travis Marsh was … Read More

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Using Less Fertilizer And Buying Phosphorous Free

By JOY LOHSE Tippecanoe-Walnut Creek Initiative The Tippecanoe-Walnut Creek Clean Water Committee encourage you to help keep our lakes healthy and clean by using phosphorus-free fertilizer, or no fertilizer, on your lawn. By applying fertilizers to our lawns, we are usually adding nutrients like nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium … Read More

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Donations Sought For Man Injured In Parking Accident

Friends and family of a Syracuse man injured during a parking accident in his own driveway have started seeking donations online in order to assist with expenses while he is unable to work. Individuals can either donate money online or send money directly to Ben Freestone’s home. Freestone had … Read More


Two Arrested On Meth Related Charges

Indiana Conservation Officer Matthew Maher arrested Christopher P. Carroll, 20, of South Whitley and Shanelle D. Byrer, 21, of Warsaw, on March 23, for possessing methamphetamine as well as precursors to produce methamphetamine. Officer Maher was patrolling along the Tippecanoe River checking fisherman when he observed a vehicle … Read More

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‘Indiana At 200′ — The Founding Of Notre Dame du Lac

By ANDREA NEAL If he could see it now, Father Edward Sorin would surely marvel at what has become of Notre Dame du Lac, Our Lady of the Lake, the Catholic university he founded in 1842. These days it’s called simply Notre Dame, of course, but for Sorin … Read More


Fire Under Investigation, Business Plans To Re-Open

The cause of the fire Sunday, March 22, at On The Grow, 809 E. Winona Ave., Warsaw, is being investigated by Warsaw-Wayne Township Fire Territory and Warsaw Police Department. But that is not stopping owner Harold Schapson from re-opening. Schapson stated while the exact time frame is known, … Read More

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UPDATE: Accident On Crystal Lake Road

Emergency personal were called to respond to an accident located at Crystal Lake Road and CR 400W, Warsaw, at 1:45 p.m. on Friday. According to an accident report filed by Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department, Melanie S. Bennett, 17, N. CR 650W, Warsaw, and Bruce J. Treiber, 57, S. CR … Read More


Responses To Signing Of Religious Freedom Resoration Act

Gov. Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, and some people aren’t too happy about it. (see Pence Signs SEA 101 In Private Ceremony) The bill stirred up some controversy as it made it’s way through Indiana’s legislature due to speculation that the bill would legalize discrimination, … Read More


David Hoffert To Speak At Kosciusko County Democratic Party Meeting

The Kosciusko County Democratic Party announces Warsaw Community School Superintendent, Dr. David Hoffert, will speak at the monthly party meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, April 6. Meetings are held at Richard’s Restaurant, Warsaw, in the meeting room area. The public is welcome to attend and hear Hoffert discuss … Read More

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Eric Holcomb Launches US Senate Campaign

Eric Holcomb, a former advisor to Governor Mitch Daniels and U.S. Senator Dan Coats, former Indiana Republican Party chairman and United States Navy veteran, announced today his candidacy for the United States Senate in 2016. Holcomb, who until recently served as Senator Coats’ state chief of staff, was … Read More

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Budget, Education, Common Law Among Legislative Topics

The Third House Session, hosted by the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce, focused on various topics this morning including the state’s budget, common wage law, education and ethics reform. The meeting was held in Center Lake Pavilion, Warsaw. Senator Ryan Mishler and Representative Curt Nisly were the only two … Read More

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Mishler, Nisly Address Religious Freedom Restoration Act

  State Senator Ryan Mishler and Representative Curt Nisly addressed current session actions and bills still in session at this morning’s Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce Third House Session. The recent signing of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act was briefly noted by both legislators and pointed questions by David … Read More

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More Arrests In Recent Drug Blitz

Police have arrested two more individuals from the recent drug blitz this week in Kosciusko County, according to First Sgt. Chad Hill, public information officer with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Drug Task Force units, along with Warsaw Police Narcotic officers, served drug warrants this … Read More


Restroom Fire At RR Donnelley

Warsaw-Wayne Fire Territory responded to a working fire in a restroom at RR Donnelley, 2801 W. Old Road 30, Warsaw, at 6:04 p.m. Thursday. The fire was contained to the restroom and extinguished. Fire units were on the scene for approximately three hours. Assisting departments were Winona Lake … Read More


Katip, Chenoweth Show Support For Religious Freedom Bill

By TERRY WHITE Grace College Rivals on the basketball court but partners when fighting for a common cause, the presidents of Grace College, Winona Lake and Bethel College in Mishawaka were among those attending the private ceremony this morning in which Gov. Mike Pence signed into law the … Read More

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UPDATE: Fire Reported At Mason Health Care

  Warsaw-Wayne Fire Territory was called at 10:12 p.m. Thursday to Mason Health Care, 900 Provident Drive, Warsaw, where they found a working fire in the laundry room. Fire crews extinguished the fire and used fans to remove smoke from hallways and rooms. Fire crews were on the … Read More


Pence Signs SEA 101 In Private Ceremony

Gov. Mike Pence today issued the following statement after signing the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (SEA 101) in a private ceremony. “Today I signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, because I support the freedom of religion for every Hoosier of every faith. “The Constitution of the United States … Read More

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Walorski Supports Permanent Relief For Doctors And Medicare Patients

By LINDSAY JANCEK Communications Director, Congresswoman Jackie Walorski Rep. Jackie Walorski has voted for legislation that would permanently repeal the current formula that pays doctors who treat Medicare patients which has long been broken, and replaces it with a formula that returns stability to Medicare physician payments. The … Read More


Pierceton Elementary Kindergarten Roundup

Pierceton Elementary School is extending an invitation to any child that will be 5 years of age by Aug. 1 and their parents, to attend kindergarten roundup for school year 2015-2016. The meeting will be held in the cafeteria at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 22. Students will be … Read More