Gradway Releases Celebratory Video

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — In 2009, local community leaders and educators began a discussion about what could be done in the school corporations serving Kosciusko County to reduce the number of high school dropouts. At the time, the collective graduation rate between the schools was about 75 percent. Gradway, then called Kosciusko … Read More

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Bruce Whiteneck: Steady And True In All His Endeavors

Everything about lifelong Warsaw resident Bruce Whiteneck spells steadfast commitment. The 77-year-old Air Force veteran served from 1961 to 1965 at air bases in Louisiana and Michigan, working in the personnel department with computer punch cards and applying his personal credo: “You do your job to the best … Read More

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Gunkel and Swick Arrested For Fishing Equipment Theft

WARSAW — A Chapman Lake man and a Macy man were arrested on charges of removing items from a shed at a cottage. Kurtis Michael Gunkel, 41, 55 EMS C29A Lane, Warsaw, was arrested early Monday morning and has been initially charged with theft, a level 6 felony. … Read More


Four Arrested Monday Evening

LAKE OF THE WOODS — Four individuals were arrested Monday evening, May 2, at Sea Lane Apartments, Lake of the Woods. During suspected drug activity at the apartments, Marshall County Patrolmen arrested Richard Lee Carter, 32, Wanatah; Eric Preston Carter, 31, Plymouth; Chelsey Dale Thomas, 22, Bremen; and … Read More

The annual Northern Indiana Lakes Festival brings excitement to those of all ages, especially the youngsters. This year's festival will be held June 11-12 at Center Lake Park. (Photo provided)

Lakes Festival June 11-12 At Center Lake

By MADISSON HEINL Communications Specialist, Center for Lakes & Steams At Grace College WINONA LAKE  — The annual Northern Indiana Lakes Festival is this June 11 and 12 at Center Lake Park in downtown Warsaw. This year’s Lakes Festival will be a full weekend event, complete with entertainment, … Read More


Good Turnout For Visitors Center Picnic

WARSAW — Despite a cold, rainy morning, a crowd turned out at the Kosciusko County Visitors Center to celebrate National Tourism Week. The visitors center, located on US 30, serves as a location where guests and area residents can go to learn more about various attractions throughout Kosciusko County … Read More


Silver Lake Fire Department To Host Hog Roast

SILVER LAKE — The Silver Lake Volunteer Fire Department will host a hog roast, corn hole tournament and auction fundraiser from 3-6 p.m. Saturday, May 14 The cost is $7 for dine-in or carry-out or $10 by the pound and $5 for kids age 12 and younger. Registration for the double-elimination … Read More

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State Parks Are Enduring Legacy From 1916 Centennial

By Andrea Neal In 1916, Indiana celebrated its 100th birthday with pageants, parades and a presidential visit and gave the best gift imaginable to future generations of Hoosiers: a statewide parks system. The planning began in 1915 when lawmakers created the Indiana Historical Commission — today the Historical … Read More


Choices Made In Kosciusko County

County residents voted along with state residents for the Republican and Democratic presidential nomination; U.S. Representative District 2 nominations and the Republican State Senate District 12 nomination, but that is where similarities ended. The Republican presidential nomination race saw the county giving Donald Trump 48.49 percent of its … Read More

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Citizen Makes Plea For Smoking Ban To Board

WARSAW — The Warsaw Parks And Recreation board met Monday, May 1, in order to discuss their agenda for the month as well as approve several items that were unable to be voted on in April. During the new business section of the meeting, a citizen of Warsaw, … Read More