North Webster News

Cutie Parade Kicks Off Mermaid Festival

The weather was picture perfect for the storybook characters who marched in this year’s Cutie Parade Wednesday, June 21 in downtown North Webster. The parade, which served as the midweek kick-off of the 72nd Mermaid Festival, featured 81 entrants depicting fairy tale and storybook characters who participated in … Read More

Former Councilman Files Candidacy

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Harold Jones, North Webster, who served on the Kosciusko County Council from 1990-2010 representing District 2, has filed for the at-large county council seat. A caucus at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, with precinct committeemen will be held to fill the seat, left by the … Read More

DNR Tests For Fish Virus At Lake Webster

NORTH WEBSTER — Michigan’s decision to cancel its muskie-stocking program this year due to a virus outbreak in adult fish they capture for muskie eggs has prompted Indiana DNR officials to say a similar situation could develop in the Hoosier State.

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Antique Outboard Motor Show In Webster Town Park

NORTH WEBSTER — Antique Outboard Motor Club will hold its 2017 Spring Antique Outboard Motor Show and Swap Meet Saturday, May 20, at North Webster’s Community Park (Dixie tour boat dock) on the west shore of Webster Lake. Several hundred antique outboard motor restorers, historians, collectors and enthusiasts … Read More

Free North Webster Chamber Guides Are Being Delivered

NORTH WEBSTER — North Webster Community Guide Books are in the process of being distributed to area businesses and organizations the North Webster-Tippecanoe Township Chamber of Commerce learned at its regular monthly meeting Monday, May 8. It was held at noon at the Tippecanoe Township Building.

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Motorcyclists Turn Out For Fallen Rider Memorial Ride

  SYRACUSE — It was a perfect day for a motorcycle ride. The parking lot at Chubbies Pub & Grub, Syracuse, was filled with motorcycles of every make and model Saturday morning, April 15, for the Fallen Rider Memorial Ride. Riders from all over the area arrived at … Read More

Safe Shooters, Straight Shooters

Once a week during the school year, local middle and high school students assemble at the Tippecanoe Township Building, 102 S. Morton St., North Webster. Some of them attend class, study a 44-page handbook and take quizzes. Others, having passed the obligatory final exam, take their positions in … Read More

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Council Finishes Up ‘A Good Year’

North Webster Town Council finished its 2016 business Tuesday, Dec. 20. “Our past year has been good,” said Jon Sroufe, council president. “We are looking for a smooth 2017,” said council member Lisa Strombeck. “We did a lot of upgrading to our infrastructure.” Much of that upgrading involved … Read More

Lumberjacks entertain at last North Webster Fall Festival

NORTH WEBSTER — From bouncy castles to lumberjack shows, there was something for everybody at the seventh annual North Webster Fall Festival, held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Lion’s Club Mermaid Festival Fairgrounds. The one-day event, sponsored by the North Webster-Tippecanoe Township … Read More

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Crisis In Tippecanoe Township Resolved?

NORTH WEBSTER — North Webster/Tippecanoe Township Fire Chief Jeremy Likens is on vacation. A number of firefighters who walked out Thursday, Aug. 25, have returned, others remain uncertain. A release was issued today by North Webster/Tippecanoe Township Battalion Chief Christopher Francis. It states: “On behalf of the membership … Read More

More Than $130,000 Received Locally For Lake And River Enhancement Projects

NORTH WEBSTER — Recently, The Watershed Foundation assisted in writing the grants that were awarded $45,000 to both the Whitley and Kosciusko county Soil and Water Conservation Districts from the Indiana Division of Fish & Wildlife through the Lake and River Enhancement program for land treatment projects.

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Lakeland Sewer District Placing Final Touches On $28M Project

NORTH WEBSTER — The four contracted areas of the projects are quickly approaching the substantial completion date of Dec. 27, with final touches being added to each area. Contract A, bid by Selge Construction, covers Shoe Lake, Irish Lake, Sawmill Lake and part of Sechrist and Barbee lakes. Casey Erwin, DLZ project engineer, estimated this area to be 59 percent complete with the majority of laterals installed and grinder stations being placed, as well.

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Jackson Out Of Hospital, Booked In Jail

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Alexander David Jackson, 24, 11548 N. SR 13, Syracuse, has been released from the hospital and was booked yesterday, Sunday, July 31, in the Kosciusko County Jail. He was arrested on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing serious bodily injury. His bond has been set at … Read More

North Webster Town Council — Sewer System Improvements Continue

NORTH WEBSTER — A second payment on the state mandated sewer treatment upgrades was approved by the North Webster Town Council at its monthly meeting, Tuesday, June 21, at the North Webster Community Center. General contractor for the project, Crosby Construction, Fort Wayne, will receive $81,468 since the … Read More