Local Flooding Possible From Isaac Remnants

The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement warning for much of northern Indiana this weekend of the potential for heavy rainfall from the remnants of Hurricane Isaac. Rainfall amounts exceeding 4 inches or more are possible. The heavy rainfall will likely lead to localized flooding … Read More

Ferguson Arraigned On Stabbing Charge

The suspect in a Tuesday night stabbing appeared in court this morning to be arraigned on a class C felony charge of battery with a deadly weapon. Kenny Ferguson, 61, 12021 N. Raggedy Ann, Cromwell, is accused of stabbing 27-year-old Joseph Lee Coon with a box cutter. Indiana … Read More

DUI Task Force Notes Checkpoint

County and local law enforcement agencies participating in the Kosciusko County DUI Taskforce will continue to conduct roving patrols and sobriety checkpoints during the month of September 2012. This project is made possible through grants received by the Governor’s Council on Impaired and Dangerous Driving. DUI Taskforce Indiana … Read More

Facts And Fiction: Bicycle Lanes

As Warsaw continues to develop a bike-walk program, local bicycle enthusiasts are doing what they can to help bring awareness to motorists and cyclists alike about the safety of sharing the roads. The city of Warsaw has obtained grants to create bicycle lanes along Smith Street and are … Read More

Volunteers Sought For River Clean-up

Each year, volunteers pull, dig and toss thousands and thousands of pounds of other people’s trash from a one-mile stretch of the Eel River. Each year, the “haul” is larger than the previous year. The Middle Eel River Watershed Initiative is seeking at least 65 ambitious adults to continue the … Read More

‘Air Freshener’ Case, White Van Update

Recent reports and postings on Facebook from Kosciusko County residents imply that something is amiss with door-to-door salesmen, but the sheriff’s department says the story is nothing but rumors. People have asked on our Facebook page and emailed StaceyPageOnline.com about alleged incidents of men approaching houses claiming to be … Read More

Lake Sustainability: A Goal To Achieve

Lake sustainability as a goal for lake associations to achieve was the topic of Bill Jones’ presentation Saturday morning for the Wawasee Area Conservancy Foundation’s annual breakfast meeting. The limnologist expressed his delight to speak to an enthusiastic group who has “been doing a lot of great things already and doing … Read More

UPDATE: Beaches Closed Due To E. Coli

(NOTE: Winona Lake, Center Lake and Syracuse beaches were all closed at approximately 2:30 p.m. Tuesday due to high E. coli counts. The Kosciusko County Health Department says all beached are re-opened today.) The following results are from water samples taken from each public beach in Kosciusko County. … Read More

Pets of the Week

This week’s Pets of the Week are Phoebe and Pumpkin. Phoebe is a Pekingese/Papillion mix that is young, although her exact age is unknown. She is a fairly high-energy young lady that loves to play. She is housebroken and loves to go for car rides. She gets along well … Read More

Open Auditions For Madrigal Dinner Production Announced

Have you ever wondered or even experienced what it would have been like to experience Christmas during the Renaissance period? How did they celebrate and what was the food like for a special feast? Have you ever tasted Figgy Pudding as mentioned in a favorite Christmas carol? The … Read More

School Board Elections Set

With last Friday’s deadline for school board filings, the ballot has been set for the Nov. 6 General Election in Kosciusko County. Five individuals have thrown their hats into the ring for the two Wawasee Community School Corp. at-large seats up for election. Warsaw candidates are: District 3 – … Read More

Oakwood Pier Issue Soon To Be Settled

The Department of Natural Resources recently sent a letter to Thomas Niezer, attorney for Ian Rolland, receiver for the Oakwood Foundation, approving a transfer of the pier permit from Buckingham Co. to foundation. Niezer explained in a phone interview the original pier permit will be transferred to the … Read More

Syracuse Sports Complex Progresses

Syracuse Park Foundation met briefly to receive an update on the Harold Schrock Athletic Complex during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday evening. Chad Jonsson, superintendent of parks and executive director of the foundation, reported the Wawasee Kiwanis Club held a work day a few weeks ago. Flooring on … Read More