WHS Grad Among New Elkhart County Officers

The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department is swearing in new patrol and corrections officers today and a local man is among them. Corrections Officer Patrick Morganthaler is a 1982 graduate of Wawasee High School and attended Vincennes University. He is one of five new officers being sworn in at … Read More

Reassessments Mailed Out for First Time Since 2002

Following the biggest announcement of the regular meeting that the long-standing burn ban was lifted, Kosciusko County Commissioner learned today that, on Monday, the assessor’s office mailed out Form 11 notices, better known as reassessments. The reassessments are effective as of March 1. County Assessor Laurie Renier said … Read More

Commissioners Lift Burn Ban

The burn ban that has been in effect in Kosciusko County since June 15 has finally been lifted. Kosciusko County Commissioners this morning ended the ban after the area finally received some much needed rain over the past week. All burn restrictions for trash, yard debris and even … Read More

Drug Arrests Continue

Kosciusko County Drug Task Force officers and sheriff’s deputies made another drug arrest Monday following a recent investigation. Alfonso Ramos, 32, 1824 Sharon St., Warsaw, was arrested at his residence Monday night on drug warrants. Ramos was preliminarily charged with felony dealing marijuana as well as conspiracy to … Read More

UPDATE: Info Sought on Missing Teen

(A Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department officer has reportedly located the girl as of this morning.) A local grandmother is asking for the public’s help in locating her missing 14-year-old granddaughter. Ruby Snyder tells StaceyPageOnline.com that her granddaughter, Jordan Hughes, was given permission on Sunday to go to Center … Read More

Driver in Police Pursuit Still Sought

A pursuit brought police officers from various agencies near Milford Monday night as they tried to find a vehicle that refused to stop for Warsaw City Police officers. One person was seriously hurt after being ejected from the vehicle during the pursuit, which began in Warsaw. According to … Read More

Lake City Skiers Entertain On and Off Water

Warsaw’s competitive water ski team, the Lake City Skiers, is about more than just tricks and jumps — the bi-weekly shows include comedy, dances and a lot of teamwork. Each year’s shows have a theme — this year, the performance is filled with drama. This year’s theme focuses … Read More

Jail Museum Looks Into Unique Indiana Tradition

Although the Kosciusko County Jail Museum is housed in the old county jail and contains many displays and artifacts from its time of incarcerating criminals, the museum aims to collect and preserve historical materials of all kinds. Currently, the museum is preparing to celebrate “The Art of the … Read More

VMA to Demonstrate Spay, Neuter Surgeries

The Indiana Veterinary Medical Association, in conjunction with the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, is teaming up to demonstrate surgical procedures and give presentations during the fair, which runs Aug. 3-19 in Indianapolis. For the 28th year, these two groups will demonstrate spay and neuter surgeries, to … Read More

WLPD Welcomes New K9 Cop

On May 12, Winona Lake Police Officer Joe Bumbaugh watched his partner pass away and felt his world cave in. Hugo, his beloved, faithful partner in crime, died of complications from cancer. Less than 48 hours after losing Hugo, Bumbaugh told StaceyPageOnline.com, “I’m going to miss him. I … Read More

Helfrich: Making Warsaw Bike Friendly

Fred Helfrich moved to Warsaw when he was a third-grader and only left briefly to live in Indianapolis after college. “It’s home,” Helfrich said of Warsaw. “I have no desire to live anywhere else.” In fact, Helfrich has lived in the area for over 50 years and recently … Read More

Family Carnival in Warsaw on Friday

Warsaw Parks and Recreation Department will host its annual Family Carnival event in Central Park from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 3. The carnival will host activities for the entire family, including a Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo animal show, roving entertainment, games, face painting, balloon … Read More