North Webster Chamber Hosts Free Fall Festival

NORTH WEBSTER — The rest of September shapes up to be a big month for North Webster as North Webster Chamber of Commerce members learned at the general meeting Monday, Sept. 19, at the Tippecanoe Township Building. Secretary Helen Leinbach, North Webster Community Public Library, presided.

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Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee Discusses Insurance, Flooding

SYRACUSE — Insurance, grants and flooding issues dominated much of the Syracuse-Wawasee Trail Committee meeting Monday evening, Sept. 19. The meeting was held at its new office in downtown Syracuse. Megan McClellan, executive director, has applied for or will apply for nine grants totaling $1.1 million. One grant … Read More


Center For Lakes & Streams Addresses New Lake Threat: Starry Stonewort

LAKE WAWASEE — This summer, the Center for Lakes & Streams, at Grace College, began a new project to monitor starry stonewort on Lake Wawasee. Starry stonewort is an invasive algae which can pose a threat to lakes as it can form dense, thick mats which inhibit boat … Read More


Loud Rodeo At Fairgrounds Leads To Heated Hearing

WARSAW — Tensions were high during a code violation meeting dealing with an issue of noise during rodeos at the fairgrounds this summer. The issue in concern was a rodeo that took place from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday, July 24, this year. City attorney Michael Valentine … Read More

Warsaw Indiana Town Hall

One City Employee Affected By New Fair Labor Standard Act, Salary Ordinance Amended

WARSAW — The current Warsaw city salary ordinance was amended Monday evening, Sept. 19, to stay in compliance with the Federal Fair Labor Standard Act. Members of the Warsaw Common Council voted unanimously to amend the ordinance.

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Grenade Found In Syracuse, Bomb Squad Called In

SYRACUSE — At approximately 11:33 a.m. this morning, Monday, Sept. 19, the Syracuse Police Department responded to a report of a possible explosive device lying in the grass near the Goodwill donation box. The box is located near 203 E. Pickwick Drive.

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Bray, Gelbaugh Honored At County Fire Meeting

  WARSAW — More than 200 firefighters from the 16 Kosciusko County fire departments gathered for camaraderie, to enjoy a fish dinner, and honor the winner of the Service Award and Fireman of the Year, Thursday evening, Sept. 15. The annual Kosciusko County Fireman’s Association Fish Fry was … Read More


Waters New Firefighter, Station 3 Approved

WARSAW — Miles Waters officially became a firefighter with the Warsaw-Wayne Fire Territory Friday morning, Sept. 16. Waters, who completed his probationary period, was sworn in as a full time firefighter during the Warsaw Board of Works meeting.

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Aging Infrastructure Causes Emergency Expenditures

WARSAW — Infrastructure 115 years old is beginning to show its age. Storm and sewer lines installed in 1900 are deteriorating at the joints causing not only breaks in the system, but also sinkholes.

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Searching for the perfect home? What to know before you build

INDIANA — Building a home can be an exciting time for you and your family. Asking the right questions before signing any documents is essential to finding the perfect home. Do your research first and avoid falling victim to home building scams. Taking the steps below will help … Read More


Straight Ticket Votes Will Not Count For At-Large County Council Races

INDIANAPOLIS — Straight party voting has changed in Indiana and this November Hoosiers should take note before going to the polls. Hoosiers will still be able to cast a straight ticket on Nov. 8, but that vote will not count for any individual candidate for county council or … Read More

Support Camp Mack’s scholarship fund by attending the annual Camp Mack Festival Oct. 1. Enjoy food, children’s games, crafts, a bounce house and the auctions.

Annual Camp Mack Festival Saturday, Oct. 1

MILFORD — Support Camp Mack’s scholarship fund by attending the annual Camp Mack Festival Saturday, Oct. 1. Enjoy food, children’s games, crafts, a bounce house and, of course, the live and silent auctions. This is a day of fun and festivities for the whole family, beginning at 9 … Read More

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Applications For The 2016 Indiana Propane School Bus Grant

INDIANA — The Indiana Office of Energy Development (OED) announced that Indiana public school corporations that own their own buses can begin applying for a share of $150,000 through the OED’s 2016 Indiana Propane School Bus (PSB) grant program. This is OED’s second grant round specifically dedicated to propane … Read More

Syracuse Town Hall

This Month’s Syracuse BZA Meeting Cancelled

SYRACUSE — The regularly scheduled Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, has been cancelled due to unforseeable circumstances.  All regularly scheduled cases will be heard at the board’s regular meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, at Syracuse Town Hall.

Chris Francis, township advisory board member, makes a statement during the Tippecanoe Township Advisory Board meeting Tuesday. Advisory board members Richard Owen and Steve Carson and township trustee Steve Ward are shown to the right.

Former Advisors Speak Out On Firefighter Issue

NORTH WEBSTER — Residents, paramedics and firefighters attended Tuesday evening’s Tippecanoe Township Advisory Board meeting. The residents were there to get answers. A few explained circumstances of what happened. A few rehashed the schedule issue. But the conversations were not without interruption. The situation with the North Webster/Tippecanoe … Read More

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School Corporation Has Reduced Insurance Costs

SYRACUSE — During the Wawasee school board meeting Tuesday, Sept. 13, in Syracuse, the board heard a brief report from Jim Evans, director of finances for the school corporation. Evans noted about a year ago an agreement was entered into with Akeso Care Management in an attempt to try to reduce medical insurance costs for the school corporation.

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Teachers Learning More About Using Devices Board Hears

SYRACUSE — During the regular monthly meeting of the Wawasee school board Tuesday evening, Sept. 13, in Syracuse the board heard a report from Joy Goshert, director of instruction and curriculum for the Wawasee Community School Corp. Part of her report involved an update on the 1:1 computer initiative where students and teachers were issued electronic devices for the 2016-17 school year.

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Planning Office Investigating Complaints

SYRACUSE — Kosciusko County Area Planning Office has received complaints about a home based business, The Property Company LLC, which is operating from a large pole barn on CR 1200N near the Woodland Acres subdivision just outside of Syracuse.

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