Local Lakes Experiencing Reduction In Invasive Plants

INDIANAPOLIS — Three Kosciusko County lakes are experiencing a reduction in invasive Eurasian watermilfoil this spring. Center, Big Chapman and Webster lakes have had recurring problems with Eurasian watermilfoil in past years. EWM is present in most Indiana lakes. It often grows so densely it creates a nuisance … Read More

Barbee Lake Property Owners Association Addresses Swan Elimination Program

NORTH WEBSTER — Swans and what to do about them was discussed at length this morning during the Barbee Lakes Property Owners Association meeting, held this morning, May 20, at the North Webster Community Center. Kathryn Schmidt, president of the association, opened the discussion saying several residents had … Read More

BREAKING — Vehicle Ends Up In Center Lake

WARSAW — At approximately 5:45 a.m. Sunday, April 16, emergency personnel were called to Center Lake, Warsaw, due to report of a vehicle being driven into the lake. Warsaw Police Department and Lutheran EMS were on scene. It is believed that the driver fell asleep behind the wheel, … Read More

DNR Grants Address Invasive Aquatic Plants In Local Lakes

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana Department of Natural Resources grants, totaling more than $585,000, will be used to fight invasive aquatic plants in Indiana’s lakes. Some of those funds will be utilized in area lakes.

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Ice Rink Possibility Study Approved

WARSAW — Preliminary studies for an ice rink and park offices at Center Lake Park were signed Monday morning, Oct. 10, during the Warsaw Board of Public Works and Safety meeting. The study will cost approximately $15,000. The contract was signed with MAI Architects, Claypool. Larry Plummer, parks … Read More

2017 Warsaw Polar Plunge In Planning Stages

WARSAW — In the midst of summer’s heat, Special Olympic coordinators’ thoughts are already turning to colder weather as they plan the 2017 Polar Plunge fundraiser. Event organizers are already seeking groups brave enough to take the plunge. According to Special Olympics Northwest Regional Manger Buzz Lail, last year’s Warsaw … Read More

Free Lunches Offered At Area Parks

WARSAW — Free lunches are being offered in area parks starting yesterday, Monday, June 6, and continuing through Friday, July 29. “We’re super excited about it,” said Stacie Light, assistant director of Food Services for Warsaw Community Schools. “We love going in there and seeing the kids have … Read More

Kids, Families, Compete In Fishing Derby

WARSAW — Kids and their families fished for fun Saturday morning, June 4, at Center Lake for the annual Kids’ Fishing Derby. Approximately 35 participants signed up to try their hand at catching the biggest fish of the day. Judging took place in four age groups, including age … Read More

Warsaw Parks Offering Walking Program

  WARSAW— An introductory Walking Program class for all ages and abilities, who enjoy being outdoors will take place every Wednesday from 12:10 p.m. to 12:50 p.m. through August 31. Each class is FREE, will take walkers on a safe and enjoyable walking route around Central Lake, Central … Read More

Pike And Center Lake Beaches Opening For The Year

WARSAW — Both Pike and Center Lake beaches will open the year from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. this Saturday, May 28. Guarded hours during the week are 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation Department by email at [email protected], or call … Read More

Clean Waters Partnership Steering Committee To Meet

By EILEEN OAKS Outreach And Marketing Specialist, The Watershed Foundation WARSAW — The Clean Waters Partnership steering committee will be meeting at 7 a.m. Tuesday, April 12, at the Kosciusko County Chamber of Commerce, 523 S. Buffalo St. Warsaw. The steering committee is working on developing a watershed … Read More

Pursuit Ends When Vehicle Goes Into Center Lake

By 1ST SGT. CHAD HILL Public Information Officer, Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department WARSAW — A Warsaw man is in jail today after leading police on an early morning pursuit that resulted in his vehicle being driven into Center Lake. Early this morning, at approximately 3:20 a.m., a Kosciusko … Read More