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Kosciusko Dispatchers Recognized For Efforts During V-Day Storm

At the Kosciusko County Commissioner’s meeting on the morning of Feb. 24, three emergency dispatchers were recognized for the diligence and dedication during the snow storm that affected much of Kosciusko and surrounding counties on Valentine’s Day. On Feb. 14, 2015, heavy winds, blowing snow and white out … Read More

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Blizzard Warning, ‘Red’ Travel Warning In Effect For Kosciusko

The Kosciusko County Commissioners and Kosciusko County Emergency Management have issued a “Red” Warning Level regarding roadway travel. This is the highest level of local travel advisory. Travel is restricted to emergency management workers only. It is recommended that everyone should refrain from any travel. Additionally, the National … Read More

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Commissioners Approve Offender Registration Ordinance

At its Feb. 10 meeting, the Kosciusko County Commissioners approved an ordinance that instates a registration fee for violent offenders and sex offenders. The ordinance was requested by Kosciusko County Sheriff Aaron Rovenstine at the commissioner’s Jan. 13 meeting. With the acceptance of the ordinance, sex offenders and … Read More

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Kosciusko Commissioners Take Care Of Business

The Kosciusko County Commissioners had a number of items requiring approval on the agenda for the Jan. 27 meeting. First, Sue Ann Mitchell came before the commissioners representing the county’s Board of Finance. Commissioner Ron Truex, who was uncharacteristically absent from the meeting, was reappointed to the board. … Read More

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Commissioners Approve North Central Co-Op TIF Resolution

The resolution establishing the proposed North Central Co-Op TIF District received final approval from the Kosciusko County Commissioners at the Jan. 13 meeting. The resolution has been making the rounds through local government. It passed the Kosciusko County Redevelopment Commission at its meeting last week. With the commissioners … Read More

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McSherry Named Assistant County Administrator

At the Dec. 11 Kosciusko County Council meeting, Kosciusko County Commissioner Ron Truex came before the council to request the establishment of a temporary assistant county administrator position, which was ultimately approved. The current county administrator, Ron Robinson, is preparing for retirement, and the commissioners and council felt … Read More

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Kosciusko Commissioners Approve 2015 Board Appointments

At a meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 16, the Kosciusko County Commissioners approved a number of board and department head appointments for 2015. Those appointments are as follows: Additionally, Kosciusko Emergency Management Director Ed Rock appointed Ron Truex to the Emergency Management Advisory Council. All of the above appointments … Read More

Incoming Kosciusko County Sheriff Aaron Rovenstine, left, presenting current Sheriff Rocky Goshert an Indiana Sheriff Association award.

Sheriff Goshert Honored At Commissioner’s Meeting

Last week, out-going Kosciusko County Sheriff Rocky Goshert, along with a number of other past and current Hoosier sheriffs, was honored by Indiana Sheriff Association Executive Director Stephen Luce at a state-wide ISA conference. According to a press release from Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Chad Hill, The … Read More

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Council Grants Tax Abatement, Approves 2015 Appointments

At its Dec. 11 meeting, the Kosciusko County Council granted Warsaw orthopedic manufacturing company Alpha Manufacturing a tax abatement. The abatement was requested at the council’s November meeting. “We’re going to triple the workforce with this tax abatement,” said Alpha’s representative Richard Helm. Alpha Manufacturing is planning a … Read More

Pictured, from left, Brad Jackson, Ron Truex, Rich Maron, Veteran of the Month, Duane Gable, and Bob Conley.

Commissioners Honor Duane Gable, Veteran Of The Month

Kosciusko native, and World War II veteran, Duane Gable was honored by the Kosciusko County Commissioners as the December Veteran of the Month. “He’s a Kosciusko County kid,” said Kosciusko County Veteran’s Affairs Officer Rich Maron. “Born in Sidney on a farm.” Gable graduated for Warsaw High School … Read More

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Commissioners Discuss Road Vacation

Kosciusko County Commissioners heard a road vacation petition at Tuesday’s meeting. A vacation for Allan Clough was tabled until a compromise can be worked out. The road vacation request was recommended for denial by the Kosciusko County Area Planning Commission Nov. 5. The road is located in the … Read More

County Veterans Officer Rich Maron, left, named Michael Minnick Sr., a U.S. Navy Seabee, November’s Veteran of the Month at the Kosciusko County Commissioners meeting Monday. Minnick also served in the Indiana National Guard. He spent 22 years in the military.

Milford Man Named Veteran Of The Month

A Milford man was named November’s Veteran of the Month at the Kosciusko County Commissioners meeting Monday. The meeting was Monday due to Election Day Tuesday. Michael Minnick Sr., a U.S. Navy Seabee, spent 22 years in the military. Minnick was in the Navy for three years and … Read More

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New Veterans Program Starting In County

To better assist veterans in the county, the Magical Meadows is starting a new program for veterans, Kosciusko County Commissioners heard Tuesday. Tammy Stackhouse, founder of Magical Meadows, said the new program, called Warrior Round-Up, kicks off this week. Magical Meadows offers therapeutic horseback riding for children and … Read More

Army Ranger Named Veteran Of The Month

An Army Ranger was named October’s Veteran of the Month at the Kosciusko County Commissioners meeting Tuesday. Chuck Dippon of Warsaw was in the U.S. Army for 10 years. He joined the Army in March 1991. After basic training at Fort Knox, Ky., he was stationed in Fort … Read More

Bid Awarded On Bridge Project, Approve Rezoning

Kosciusko County Commissioners awarded a bid on a bridge project in Syracuse. There were four bids presented and the lowest bid, $404,278.71 from Northern Indiana Construction Co., Mishawaka, was approved. The bid was under the engineer’s estimate. The bridge is located on Front Street, north of Medusa Street. … Read More

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New Community Corrections Program To Be Implemented

Kosciusko County Commissioners gave the green light Tuesday for the establishment of a new community corrections program. The new program will be for non-violent offenders. The county will receive a $356,000 grant from the state to start the new program. The two-year grant will allow the county to … Read More