MudLOVE Named Kosciusko Chamber Member Of The Month

WARSAW —  MudLOVE has been named as the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce member of the month for March. MudLOVE describes their products as clay creations made to spread hope and show love. Every item purchased from them provides someone in need with one week of clean water. MudLOVE … Read More

Sixth Annual Block Of Love Goes On Despite Rain

WINONA LAKE — The sixth annual Block of Love event went on as scheduled despite Mother Nature’s insistence of bringing more rain to the area. As soon as the rain stopped and the sky cleared, people started heading to Canal Street to check out the fun. The event … Read More

Block of Love To Raise Money For Water For Good

WINONA LAKE — The Block of Love is an annual event that celebrates the community’s support of MudLOVE and raises money for Water for Good’s clean water initiatives in the Central African Republic. It features local music artists, food trucks, activities and an interactive social good marketplace. Last … Read More

MudLOVE Combines Bikes And Brews For Good Cause

INDIANAPOLIS — Combining a love for communion, cycling, craft beers and helping those in need, MudLOVE is currently making plans for an exciting fundraiser in Indianapolis this weekend. The event, titled “Tour De Brew,” will invite cyclists of all skill levels to partake on an organized ride throughout … Read More

MudLOVE Holds Annual Block Of Love

By PAUL DREISBACH MudLOVE WARSAW — The people from MudLOVE are putting on their annual Block of LOVE fundraising event from 4-10 p.m. Sept. 12, in the Village in Winona in the area surrounding the original MudLOVE shop on Park Avenue. There is a $5 suggested donation for … Read More

Continuing The Race For A Friend

After his good friend, Jeremy Blackburn, passed away from cancer in February, Doug Koontz felt it was important to carry on the legacy he started. Blackburn was founder and the first director of the Run for Others, a race supporting Water for Good, a nonprofit organization dedicated to … Read More

Run for Others Set For June In Winona Lake

By DOUG KOONTZ The sixth annual Blackburn Run for Others is set to start at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 13, from the Trailhouse in the Village at Winona. The Trailhouse is located at 1001 East Canal St., Winona Lake. The race, which follows the Lake City Greenway to Roy … Read More

Leadership Key Address At KYLA Graduation

Leadership. What makes a good leader? That was the topic of Luke Wright, founder and chief executive officer of MudLove, Warsaw, who was the guest speaker for the 2014-15 Kosciusko Youth Leadership Academy Graduation Wednesday evening. The event was held at Champagne Jam, Warsaw. “Leadership is the most … Read More

Young Entrepreneurs Visit MudLOVE Pottery

On Sept. 11, at MudLOVE Pottery, Tippecanoe Valley High School students from the Kosciusko County Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) visited MudLOVE Pottery in downtown Warsaw for a behind the scenes look at what it takes to run a successful and fun business that gives back! Kyle Garberson, Operations … Read More

Registration For Lakes Festival Events Underway

With winter finally over, Kosciusko County residents can finally begin looking forward to summer events including the Lakes Festival. The Northern Indiana Lakes Festival is the region’s largest lake education event. The official website at is being updated daily as we approach the June 6-15 festival dates. There … Read More

MudLOVE Hosts ‘Water=Life’ Presentation

MudLOVE will be hosting a community event on Thursday, March 13, to raise awareness of the water crisis around the world and what MudLOVE is doing to remedy the situation. MudLOVE will be informing guests in an informational and fun way. This first-time event will feature presentations from … Read More

WK Chamber Hosts ‘Love In Action’

The Warsaw/Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce invites you to bring your sweetheart to the chamber’s Downtown VIP Love In Action Night from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14. The event will feature discounts and specials from local restaurants such as B-Macs, Korner Grill, Mad Anthony’s, Redwood Firewood … Read More

MudLOVE Hosts Block Of Love 2013

MudLOVE is hosting a block party at 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7. The party, titled “Block of Love 2013,” will feature food and drink from 1000 Park Bake Café and The Silver Tongue food truck. The evening will conclude with a free, live concert performed by the band … Read More

Teacher Being Remembered With Bracelet

The Syracuse Elementary Kindergarten team has decided to make a bracelet in memory of Deborah Nelson. It will be from Winona Lake’s MudLOVE and will feature the words “Just love ’em” and a red band. Nelson was a kindergarten teacher at Syracuse who passed away July 1. Nelson … Read More