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Committee Discusses New Trail Along Syracuse-Webster Road

SYRACUSE — A new trail along Syracuse-Webster Road was discussed at the Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee meeting Monday evening, Sept. 18. Megan McClellan, executive director, said she has received mostly positive comments about the proposed trail. The new section of the trail will be located along the west side … Read More

Parkview Warsaw Hosting Free Car Seat Safety Check

WARSAW — Parkview Warsaw will host a free car seat safety check to the community from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 23, in the Parkview Warsaw YMCA parking lot. Certified child passenger safety technicians will provide free inspections for children ranging from newborns to preschoolers, making sure they … Read More

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Kosciusko County Community Corrections Absorbing Drug Court

KOSCIUSKO — After the non-renewal of a federal grant, the Kosciusko County Drug Court was left without funds to provide users with their current services. The Kosciusko County Community Corrections voted to absorb the program during a special meeting held Monday, Sept. 18. Judge Micheal Reed led the discussion … Read More

Salvation Army Honors Volunteer Mazie Alexander

WARSAW — The Salvation Army of Kosciusko County has established an endowment from gifts given in memory of long-time volunteer E. Mazie Alexander, who was promoted to glory on March 28. Donations given by family and friends resulted in the creation of the Kosciusko Hometown Heroes Endowment of … Read More

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Special Board Of Works Meeting Being Held Thursday

WARSAW — A special meeting of the Warsaw Board of Works will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, in the Council Chambers at City Hall located at 102 S. Buffalo Street, Warsaw. The purpose of the meeting is to approve a contract with Mosaic Building Solutions.  … Read More

Owner Of Jefferson Street Apartments Fails To Comply With Code Enforcement

WARSAW — Despite a civil penalty of $5,000 being imposed last month, the owner of 501 W. Jefferson St., Warsaw, failed to appear at the Department of Code Enforcement’s hearing held today, Sept. 18. James Best owns the building, which is separated into four different apartments. Last month, … Read More

REAL Services Looking For Workshop Leaders

INDIANA — REAL Services is looking for workshop leaders in Elkhart, Kosciusko, LaPorte, Marshall and St. Joseph counties.  If you are interested in becoming a workshop leader to teach others about techniques to help manage chronic conditions, this free training is for you. By participating in the training … Read More

UPDATE: Truck Rollover In Claypool

CLAYPOOL — A truck pulling a trailer overturned on South Beaver Dam Road, Claypool, Saturday, Sept. 16, resulting in the driver and passenger receiving injuries. The accident occurred at 1:22 p.m. The driver of the Chevrolet V20, Mark Sill, 53, West CR 1000S, Akron, stated that he was … Read More

Salvation Army Removes Collection Boxes Due To Trash

WARSAW — The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center, operated in Fort Wayne, has decided to remove collection boxes from Kosciusko County due to an increase in unusable items and stealing from those collection points. “Costs to haul items that can’t be used and even people dumping their trash … Read More

District Meetings to Discuss Wastewater Rehabilitation and Expansion Project

WARSAW — The City of Warsaw will host district public meetings for the Wastewater Rehabilitation and Expansion Project. Each meeting will involve a presentation and general discussion of the two-phase project and its impact on wastewater rates. Following the presentation, there will be a question and answer time … Read More

UPDATE — Local Teen Dies After Single-Vehicle Accident

ATWOOD — Kosciusko County officials are currently investigating a motor vehicle traffic crash on CR 650N near CR 700W near Atwood.  The male driver of the vehicle sustained fatal injuries, and a male passenger sustained injuries in the crash. Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Deputies and emergency personnel responded 1:01 … Read More

BREAKING — Car Rolls Over Near Atwood

ATWOOD — At approximately 1:04 p.m. Sunday afternoon, Sept. 17. a single car accident occurred on West CR 650N. The vehicle, a GMC Jimmy, rolled over into a nearby field on the side of the road. The accident resulted in severe injuries. Atwood Fire Department, Kosciusko Sheriff and … Read More

BREAKING — Two Car Accident On SR 15 In Warsaw

WARSAW — At approximately 10:55 a.m. today, Sept. 17, two cars collided on SR 15 between CR 200S and CR 300S, causing a Chevy Impala LS to roll over off the edge of the road. Only minor injuries occurred and were treated on the scene. Warsaw-Wayne Fire Territory, … Read More

Mosaic Building Solutions Awarded New Fire Station Construction Bid

WARSAW — The construction bid for Warsaw-Wayne Fire Territory’s Station 3 was awarded to Mosaic Building Solutions, Fort Wayne, during the Board of Works meeting held this morning, Sept. 15. Six bidders, including two local companies, submitted bids for the work. Out of all the bidders, Mosaic Building Solutions … Read More

Warsaw Community Schools Design-Build Report

WARSAW — Warsaw Community Schools is currently in the finishing stages of the building projects at Lincoln Elementary and renovation projects at Washington STEM Academy and Edgewood Middle School. As presented during the September board work session, these projects have come in on time and under budget due … Read More

Council Overthrows Motion To Deny Grant

WARSAW — With the seats filled and coffee in hand, the Kosciusko County Council was ready to get down to business Thursday night at the courthouse — and business got messy fast. Prosecuting Attorney Dan Hampton requested a motion to approve the Hub Grant for 2017, seeking the … Read More

Metzger Trucking Partners With World Compassion Network

SILVER LAKE — Joshua Varab, disaster relief coordinator from World Compassion Network, and Ben Metzger, shop foreman from Metzger Trucking Company, took a truckload of supplies to Houston, Texas this week. The truckload contained 22 pallets of food, personal hygiene supplies and cleaning products. All the products were … Read More

Railroad Closing Starting Tomorrow at Anchorage Road

WARSAW — Norfolk Southern Railroad has announced that the crossing at Anchorage Road (CR 200N) in Warsaw will be closed at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 15, and will reopen on Thursday, Sept. 21, weather-permitting. This closure is to replace railroad ties and repave that crossing.  Motorists and emergency … Read More

Dead Trees Prompt Action At The Syracuse Boy Scout Cabin

SYRACUSE — The forestry surrounding the Syracuse Boy Scout Cabin, located along CR 500E, faced some logging and clearing. Around 70 dead and damaged trees were removed within a week despite rain delays. The logging makes the wooded area much safer for Scouts to camp out and walk the … Read More