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Reminders Of A Different Era Of Farming

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — In a constantly changing world, a constant is the ever changing physical landscape. A drive through the countryside 20 to 30 years ago, depending on the location, would have had considerably different scenery than it does today.

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Annual Craft Bazaar Will Feature Many Items

SYRACUSE — One of the area’s largest craft bazaars is back for another year. The annual Wawasee Middle School PTO Craft Bazaar, benefitting the PTO, is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at the school, 9850 SR 13, between Syracuse and North Webster.

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Spring 2016 ISTEP+ Results Released By State

SYRACUSE — Indiana Department of Education released spring 2016 ISTEP+ results Thursday, Nov. 17. It was the second year of a new state assessment for grades three to eight based on Indiana’s more rigorous college and career ready standards. A new baseline was established for ISTEP+ in spring 2015.

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Board Approves Tentative 1028 Hearing Date

SYRACUSE — Just like a house, school buildings need attention and renovations. In an effort to keep up with building needs, the Wawasee Community School Corp. is moving forward with more construction or renovation projects.

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Board Given Report On School Improvement Plan

SYRACUSE — During its regular monthly meeting Tuesday evening, Nov. 8, in Syracuse, the Wawasee school board heard a report on the school improvement plan, as well as the school achievement plan, in place at Wawasee Middle School. Susan Mishler, principal of WMS, presented the report.

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First County Maintained Concrete Road

LEESBURG — Kosciusko County Highway Department maintains approximately 1,200 miles of roads. Every year crews put down fresh layers of asphalt on roads throughout the county.

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Spooky Fun At The A-MAZE-ing Haunted House

NORTH WEBSTER — Help strike gold at the 2016 North Webster Lions Club and North Webster Boy Scout Troop 726 A-MAZE-ing Haunted House. It will continue from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 21-22, 28-29.

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New School Building Continues To Emerge

SYRACUSE — Less than a year from now, barring any major obstacles, students and staff will fill a brand new elementary school in Syracuse. Work is progressing well and even ahead of schedule at the new Syracuse Elementary School on Kern Road, projected to be ready for the start of the 2017-18 school year.

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Myers Farm Near Mentone Still Remembered

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — Though it has been many years since the Myers family owned the farm, the name still carries on today. A slightly more than a 197 acre tract of ground abutting CR 900W to the west and Shilling Road to the south, between Palestine and Mentone in Harrison Township, was once part of a considerably larger farm owned by the prominent Myers family.

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Huffer Keeps Busy In Retirement Years

ATWOOD — Years ago, some had the perception retirement meant multiple rounds of golfing or having much more time to relax. While those in retirement no longer work at full-time jobs, they stay quite busy, if not busier, than when in the workforce.

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Time To Attend North Webster Community Center Raffle And Auction

NORTH WEBSTER — North Webster Community Center is ready to present the annual Heart of the Community Annual Charity Auction and Raffle. The 2016 event will have an Italian theme with dinner provided by Bella Vitale, also known as The Cake Lady, and wine service from Tippy Creek Winery. The Sleepy Owl will also provide a cash bar service for the evening.

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