Whitko Art Department Honored At The Statehouse

INDIANA — State Rep. Christopher Judy (R-Fort Wayne) this week at the Statehouse honored the Whitko High School Art Department with a House resolution. According to Judy, the art department competed in the 47th World Children’s Art Exhibition in Taipei in the Republic of China where they received numerous … Read More

Summer Programs Discussed At Warsaw Parks And Recreation Meeting

WARSAW —  At the Warsaw Parks and Recreation Department meeting held Tuesday, March 21, Patrick Brown of SiteScapes Inc., Mishawaka, informed board members that the 5-year master plan has been completed. Brown stated that the DNR only had one issue with the plan, which was a request for additional … Read More

Kosciusko Literacy Services Launches Plant The Seed, Read! Community Book Read

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — With financial support from The Dekko Foundation and Indiana Humanities, Kosciusko Literacy Services has launched Plant the Seed, READ! Community Book Read.  If everyone in Kosciusko County reads the same book at the same time, members of the community would find new friends and neighbors … Read More

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Plans For Conklin Bay Boardwalk Presented In Depth

SYRACUSE — Dan Ernst, a landscape architect with Earth Source, Fort Wayne, presented a detailed update on the Conklin Bay boardwalk project during the Syracuse-Wawasee Trail meeting Monday, March 20, talking about the approximately 90 percent complete draft of construction documents for the entire length of the corridor. … Read More

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Council Gets Update On Public Works And Turkey Creek Fire Territory

SYRACUSE —Public Works Superintendent Robin Merchant provided an update to his report to the Syracuse Town Council during the council’s regular monthly meeting Tuesday night, March 21. He reported an air compressor for the wastewater treatment plant has been repaired a week ahead of schedule. The council approved … Read More

Town Of Winona Lake Appoints Two New Reserve Officers

WINONA LAKE — Two new reserve officers were officially sworn in during the Winona Lake Town Council meeting on Tuesday, March 21. Ben Sanders and Daniel Clemens will bring the total number of reserve officers in Winona Lake up to 11. The officers will be filling two volunteer … Read More

Syracuse Town Hall

Attorney For Local Businesses Approaches Council

SYRACUSE — Syracuse Attorney Jack Birch appeared before the Syracuse Town Council during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday night, March 21, asking for assistance. Birch was representing himself and several other business owners and residents who are complaining of the smoke coming from All Fired Up, a barbecue … Read More

Warsaw Education Foundation Community Quiz Bowl

WARSAW — The annual Warsaw Education Foundation Community Quiz Bowl was held last night, March 21 at Warsaw High School. Forty-six teams answered 60 questions with categories ranging from every day’s a holiday to academics.  Lakeview Middle School Team #2 was the winning team with 49 correct answers. … Read More

Turkey Creek Sewer Passes Motion to Become Independent, Add Revenue

CROMWELL — As Turkey Creek Regional Sewer District wraps up one multi-million dollar project, the board members seemed surprised to find themselves gearing up for yet another one. After several months of attempting to address grievances with bills coming from the town of Syracuse, TCRSD passed a motion to begin a $53,000 study that will help the board determine the process on becoming self-sufficient.

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Syracuse Woman Arrested For Driving Drunk, Head Butting Officer

SYRACUSE — A Syracuse woman was being transported after driving drunk when she crawled through the police vehicle’s window cage and headbutted the officer. Kayla Lynn Brown, 25, 4444 E. CR 1300N, Syracuse, is being charged with battery causing bodily injury to law enforcement officers, a level 5 felony, … Read More

DNR Concerned About Muskie Egg Supply

NORTH WEBSTER — A decline in the number of adult muskies at Lake Webster in Kosciusko County has DNR biologists worried about a potential shortage of eggs to use in the state’s muskie stocking program. Traditionally, Lake Webster is where biologists have caught adult female muskies to harvest … Read More

Sewer Upgrades Spotlighted At North Webster Council

NORTH WEBSTER — News and requests resulting from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management mandated improvements to the North Webster sewer system and treatment plant dominated the Tuesday, March 22, meeting of the North Webster Town Council. It was held at the North Webster Community Center.

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Combined Community Services Hosts Mobile Food Pantry

WARSAW — Combined Community Services partnered with the Food Bank of Northern Indiana to bring the mobile food pantry to Warsaw yesterday morning, March 21. While it is common to find food pantries offering nonperishable food items, the mobile pantry offers residents perishable food items, including produce, grains and dairy. Their … Read More