Funding Sought For Western Route

Kosciusko County is among a number of local agencies that have submitted applications for utilizing Local Public Agency Group funds. The county is seeking money for Phase 5 of the Western Route Project. Indiana Department of Transportation reports 20 total projects have been submitted totaling approximately $13.2 million … Read More

House Plans Vote To Repeal Medical Device Tax

The House will vote as early as next week to repeal ObamaCare’s medical device tax, an element of the President’s health care law that makes it harder for small businesses to hire new workers. Majority Leader Eric Cantor sent a notice to all House Republicans that by the end of … Read More

Names Of Veterans Being Sought

Richard Long, founder of the Etna Green School Museum, is attempting to gather the names of all Kosciusko County veterans to memorialize them forever. Using available records from the Kosciusko Jail Museum, Long was able to gather the names of veterans from the 1940s, but he has no … Read More

Kids Fishing Derby Is Saturday

Warsaw Parks and Recreation Department will host a free Kids Fishing Derby from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 2, at Municipal Park near Center Lake Beach. Prizes will be awarded for the biggest fish and more for various age groups. Children ages 3 years to … Read More

Liesl Marie Schroedl

WCHS Names Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Warsaw Community High School is proud to announce that Liesl Marie Schroedl has been named the Valedictorian and Lucille Mae Rich Salutatorian for the Class of 2012. Liesl’s parents are Steven and Yvette Schroedl, her future goals include Pre- Professional Studies with an eye toward Medical School. She will … Read More

Beaman Home Requests BZA Assistance

The Warsaw Board of Zoning Appeals will meet this evening to discuss allowing a commercial building to be used as women’s shelter in a residential area. The Beaman Home is needing to expand its services and has petitioned the Warsaw BZA for a variance from development standards. The … Read More

Gas Prices Fall

Gas prices over the holiday weekend gave travelers a welcome, albeit surprising break by dropping. The national average, according to, is now at $3.64 – although some surrounding areas are selling regular unleaded for even less. The current national average is about 16 cents less than it … Read More

UPDATE: Barn Fire Under Investigation

Clay Township/Claypool Fire Department called for assistance from Winona Lake, Silver Lake and Warsaw fire departments while they battled a barn fire at 1043 W. Hoppus Rd., early today. According to Clay Township Fire Department Chief Bob Haines, the 24-foot by 48-foot barn was a total loss. Fortunately, … Read More

Heat Advisory Issued

Record high temperatures are expected across northern Indiana and southwestern lower Michigan today and Monday which has prompted the National Weather Service to issue a Heat Advisory. In Indiana, the following counties are under the advisory: Adams, Allen, Blackford, Cass, De Kalb, Elkhart, Fulton, Grant, Huntington, Jay, Kosciusko, La … Read More