SYM Financial Announces 2016 Award Recipient

By KIM HARVEY Director of Marketing, SYM Financial Advisors WINONA LAKE — SYM Financial Advisors announced the recipient of the 2016 President’s Award Wednesday, Jan. 20. SYM’s board of directors presents this award annually to the company’s “most valuable player.” “In recognition of his actions, attitude, performance and impact, I’m pleased … Read More


2016 Hoosier Heroines Essay Contest Launched

By EMILY DUNCAN Public Relations Director, Office of Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana’s First Lady Karen Pence, along with female statewide elected officials, announced details for the 2016 Hoosier Heroines Essay Contest for students in the fifth through ninth grades. The annual competition was established to … Read More


Mason Health And Rehab Earns Advanced Accreditation

By MARK STAGGE Mason Health & Rehab WARSAW — Local facility, Mason Health and Rehabilitation, recently earned advanced QAPI accreditation from Providigm LLC, a developer of quality management systems for skilled nursing homes and other long-term care facilities. Providigm’s QAPI Accreditation program is based on standards for excellence … Read More


Commission Approves Ivy Tech Recommendations

By Alex Brown Multimedia Journalist, Inside Indiana Business INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has approved recommendations for Ivy Tech Community College. They are meant to strengthen Ivy Tech’s support services and ensure its degrees and certificates lead to employment. The recommendations are the result of a request … Read More

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Local Business Supplying Indy 500 Fence

NEW PARIS — The team behind the Indianapolis 500 is doing everything they can to make sure that the race benefits the state as well as business across Indiana. One such business that is benefitting from the nationally renown event is Merchant Metals in New Paris.

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Learning From Every Situation In Life

WARSAW — I really believe everything which happens in life can be a learning lesson — whether good or bad. I have heard some people say, “The best way to learn a lesson is the hard way.” What they are saying is they believe they need to experience something bad to really learn the lesson well. I absolutely do not ascribe to this belief.

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Eli Lilly Plans To End Clinical Trial Contract

Dan McGowan, Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. is planning to end a clinical trial contract with the University of California, San Diego. The collaboration involves solanezumab, the company’s prospective Alzheimer’s disease treatment. The pharmaceutical maker says the decision was triggered by a recent series of staff departures, … Read More


Zimmer Biomet Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results

WARSAW — On Wednesday, July 29, Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. reported financial results for the quarter that ended Tuesday, June 30. The Company reported second quarter net sales of $1.17 billion, a decrease of 1.3 percent reported and an increase of 5.7 percent constant currency compared to the … Read More


What Does It Mean When Workers Cannot Earn Paid Sick Days

INDIANA — A new fact sheet on Indiana’s workforce released Wednesday, July 29, by the National Partnership for Women & Families explores the impact of more than 1.1 million workers in the state not being able to earn a single paid sick day. It focuses on the individuals … Read More


Studio 649 Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

WARSAW — Local officials and business leaders met today to celebrate the opening of a new salon. Studio 649, located at 649 South Buffalo Street, offers a variety of services including haircuts and colors, highlights, perms, shellac, manicures, pedicures, waxing and UV-free airbrush tanning. Hours are adjusted for … Read More

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Juicy New Business Opens In Winona Lake

A new local business is getting a little “juicy” in Winona Lake. The business, called 47 Twelve after a passage in Ezekiel, has opened in the Garden at Cerulean and is offering a new take on local beverages. According to Owner Eric Wolfe, the business offers a variety … Read More

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Farmers State Bank Recognized As Five Star Member

By RHONDA FRANK Farmers State Bank Farmers State Bank was recognized as a Five Star Member of the Indiana Banker’s Association at IBA’s 2015 Mega Conference on Tuesday, May 12, in downtown Indianapolis. The bank earned the award in recognition of its commitment to the IBA in the … Read More

Jamie Mitchell Joins SYM Financial Advisors

By KIM HARVEY SYM Financial Advisors SYM Financial Advisors announces the addition of Jamie Mitchell to our team as a retirement plan advisor. Mitchell most recently worked as Employee Benefits Manager at Baden Retirement Plan Services and Ascensus Consulting. In her role with SYM, Mitchell will provide comprehensive … Read More

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Lake City Bank Announces Promotions

By MARY HORAN Vice President, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, Lake City Bank Lake City Bank is pleased to announce the following promotions. Lili A. Dailey has been promoted to vice president, trust operations manager. She has been with the bank since 1998. She graduated from Indiana … Read More

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Local Young Entrepreneurs Show They Have What It Takes

By ALYSSA LOWE Manager of Marketing and Communications, Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce Local high school students from the Young Entrepreneurs Academy Class of 2015 at Tippecanoe Valley High School will reveal 11 new start-up businesses to the public, at the YEA! Trade Show on from 11:20 a.m. until … Read More