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Scholarship Offers Up To $29,000 To USF STEM Students

FORT WAYNE — Thousands in scholarship funds are being offered to incoming University of Saint Francis science, math and technology students. The National Science Foundation is offering the Roger Bacon Scholarship to students majoring in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programs. Each scholarship is worth up to … Read More

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Syracuse BZA Approves Four Cases

SYRACUSE — Three variances and one exception were approved at the regular meeting of the Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals Thursday, April 21. Shane Oberholzer’s petition for a variance to allow three commercial uses on one tract was approved. He wants the site to be able to have … Read More

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Parkview Women’s and Children’s Hospital Awarded Grant

FORT WAYNE – Parkview Women’s and Children’s Hospital has been selected to receive a grant from the March of Dimes. The funds, distributed through Anthem Foundation, Inc., will be used to support the Parkview Health Centering Pregnancy project in Allen County. These efforts are working to educate and … Read More

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BMV Extends Hours For Election Day

INDIANAPOLIS – Kent Abernathy, commissioner of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles, announced that BMV license branches will extend hours of operation on Monday, May 2 and on Tuesday, May 3 to issue ID cards and driver’s licenses that may be used for identification at a polling place. … Read More

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Findlay, Thallemer Elected To Regional Partnership

By COURTNEY TRITCH Vice President of Marketing, Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership FORT WAYNE — David Findlay, president and chief executive officer of Lake City Bank, and Warsaw Mayor Joe Thallemer have been elected as officers to the Regional Opportunities Council, the investor board of the Northeast Indiana Regional … Read More

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Newly Found Street Presents Problem

NORTH WEBSTER — North Webster Town Council learned about an platted but undeveloped street in its meeting Tuesday evening, April 19, at the North Webster Community Center. New-to-the-property resident Chris Francis brought Shelly Street to the council’s attention.

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Warsaw Man Works to Rescue Teen Sex Workers

NORTH WEBSTER — The issue of human trafficking has not been on most Americans’ radar for very long. It is seen in the media, from far away, mentally as well as physically. But for Warsaw’s David Grant, national director of Destiny Rescue, that distance has been broken down … Read More

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Board Approves Hiring Of New Basketball Coach

SYRACUSE — During the regular monthly meeting of the Wawasee school board Tuesday evening, April 19, in Syracuse, Jon Everingham was hired as the new varsity boys basketball head coach for Wawasee High School.

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Computer Initiative Is Progressing Board Hears

SYRACUSE — Dave VanLue, technology director for the Wawasee Community School Corp., said he will probably relax a little when all of the computers for the 1:1 initiative arrive, have been inventoried and then distributed.

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TCRSD Forms Committee to Address Overbilling Concerns

CROMWELL — Turkey Creek Regional Sewer District board met for its regular monthly meeting Monday evening, April 18. After the previous month’s revelations of dramatic increases in the rates for TCRSD wastewater treated by the Syracuse plant, board members had hoped to meet with a Syracuse representative. Instead, … Read More

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Work At SR 19 And CR 38 Continues, Left Turn To Be Added

ELKHART COUNTY — The Indiana Department of Transportation announces that CR. 38, just east of SR 19 in Elkhart County, is scheduled to close Friday, April 22, weather permitting. The closure is part of the SR 19 added turn lane project at CR 38. Motorists should watch for … Read More

Warsaw Indiana Town Hall

Discussion Was Much Ado About Nothing

An adoption to amend the solid waste ordinance brought about criticism from landlords of apartments during the Monday, April 18, Warsaw Common Council meeting. Landlords present, including their attorney, claimed the ordinance caused some constitutional concerns of equal protection, there was no knowledge of the changes until recently … Read More

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Holcomb Speaker At Lincoln Day Dinner

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb will be the keynote speaker at the Kosciusko Lincoln Day Dinner. The event will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at Champagne Jam, 2517 E. Center St., Warsaw. Holcomb is well-regarded for his upbeat, inspiring political speeches. All candidates will … Read More

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Sewer Feasibility Study Approved

WARSAW — Two sewer feasibility studies were approved by the Warsaw Board of Public Works and Safety Friday morning, April 15. The studies will look into the Airport Industrial park area, Deer Trail and Ellsworth Street areas. Wessler Engineering, Inc., Fort Wayne, was hired for all three studies … Read More

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IU Health Goshen Urgent Care Clinic opening April 25

By MELANIE VERBURG Public Relations Specialist, IU Health Goshen GOSHEN — Goshen residents will be able to receive primary and urgent care at a new clinic space on U.S. 33. IU Health Goshen completed construction on the facility in late first quarter, 2016, and IU Health Goshen Physicians … Read More

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Construction On SR 19 Left Turn Lanes Begins

ELKHART COUNTY — The Indiana Department of Transportation announced a tentative timeline for construction of left-turn lanes on SR 19 at CR 52, just north of the Nappanee. Work recently began with the installation of pipe along the roadway. Motorists can expect daytime traffic directed by flaggers while the … Read More

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New Library Employee Teaches Computer Classes

WARSAW — Kayla Horn is wearing many hats these days. She works two part-time jobs and is going to college. She is the new information technology programming technical assistant at Warsaw Community Public Library. Horn grew up in Kosciusko County and is the oldest of her three siblings, … Read More

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Central Park Flooding May Be Resolved

WARSAW — Flooding at Central Park may be on its way out due to the efforts of the city’s utilities department and the clearing of a 36-inch storm sewer line heavily blocked with tree roots. Rainfall would frequently flood areas of Central Park eliminating use for parking and … Read More

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Energy Security Initiatives Presentation Held

By DENNIS ROSEBOUGH Communications Director , Office of Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb  INDIANAPOLIS — At the Indiana State Capitol, the Department of the Navy, the office of the Indiana Lieutenant Governor and Duke Energy hosted a press event regarding energy security and resiliency initiatives in Indiana Wednesday, April 13. … Read More