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Area Accident Reports

Warsaw 9:53 p.m. Saturday, June 24, Jalynn Street and Walton Boulevard, Warsaw. Drivers: Suzanne K. Kistler, 71, North Koher Road, Syracuse, and Claudia L. Burrous, 19, East Main Street, Larwill. The vehicles collided at the intersection. Damage up to $5,000. 2:49 p.m. Sunday, June 25, North Detroit Street, … Read More

Whetstone Finds His Niche In Handmade Woodenware

SILVER LAKE — Growing up in Mentone, John Whetstone, Silver Lake, had not yet found his niche in life. It wasn’t until he took a Christian ethics class in the 1970s he finally found his calling.

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Silver Lake Day Festival A Big Hit

The small town of Silver Lake was bustling with activity Saturday, June 17, as members of the community flocked to attend the annual Silver Lake Day Festival. The festivities included a parade, which showcased familiar faces and talents and also honored citizens, especially those who have served in … Read More

BREAKING — Barn Fire On CR 950S In Silver Lake

SILVER LAKE — At approximately 5:10 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, Burket Fire Department was contacted regarding a possible barn fire on CR 950S in Silver Lake. Silver Lake and Claypool fire departments were called shortly after this for full assists to the fully involved barn fire. Mentone Fire … Read More

accident reports

Area Accident Reports

Warsaw Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accidents: 5:18 p.m. Friday, June 2, East Center Street and North Hickory Street, Warsaw. Drivers: Edwin L. Biesemeyer, 92, North Columbia Street, Silver Lake, and Sarah M. Everett, 24, Orchard Drive, Warsaw. Biesemeyer pulled into the path of … Read More

Silver Lake Day Festival Planned For June 17

SILVER LAKE — The 41st annual Silver Lake Day Festival will be held on Saturday, June 17.  The day will begin at 8 a.m. with community garage sales in town and the lake areas. The Manchester Civic Band will perform in the downtown area beginning at 10:15 a.m. The … Read More

Silver Lake Council Members Absorb Water Drainage Complaint

SILVER LAKE — At the Silver Lake town council meeting Wednesday, May 10, much of the discussion centered around a water drainage issue. James Teague, Roanoke, stated that in March of 2016 he purchased a property on the corner of Pleasant and Ameilia Streets, Silver Lake. Teague addressed … Read More

Area Accident Reports

Syracuse Officers with the Syracuse Police Department investigated the following accident: 4:31 a.m. Saturday, May 6, North East Shore Drive, south of East Pickwick Road, Syracuse. Driver: Gary L. Stuckman, 47, North Warner Road, Syracuse. Stuckman swerved and ended up in a ditch. Damages up to $1,000. Warsaw … Read More

May Veteran Of The Month Is James Leon Frieden

SILVER LAKE — James Leon Frieden, Silver Lake, was chosen as the May Veteran of the Month and honored at the Kosciusko County commissioner meeting Tuesday, May 2. Frieden was born Sept. 18, 1925 in a small farmhouse in Wabash County to Henry and Anna Frieden. After graduating … Read More

Area Accident Reports

Warsaw Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accident: 3:51 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, W. Winona Avenue, west of S. Zimmer Road, Warsaw. Driver: Ronald D. Truex, 67, W. Snyder Road, Warsaw. Truex advised he was westbound on Winona Avenue when his vehicle dropped off the … Read More

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DNR Grants Will Help Remove Sediment In Public Waters

KOSCIUSKO — Eight Indiana counties will be able to address sediment problems in lakes and rivers, thanks to $617,500 in grant funding from the DNR’s Lake and River Enhancement program. Silver Lake in Kosciusko County will receive $145,000 for sediment removal. LARE grants are administered through DNR Division … Read More

Sylvia Joy Helton

Sylvia Joy Helton, 74, Silver Lake, died at 1:58 p.m. Monday, April 3, 2017 in Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. She was born July 24, 1942 in Pikeville, Ky. to Glover and Alpha (Pinson) Charles.  On Sept. 12, 1981 she married Carl “Dude” Helton.  He died Jan. … Read More

Area Accident Reports

Warsaw Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accidents: 1:33 p.m. Saturday, March 18, West Winona Avenue and South Columbia Street, Warsaw. Drivers: Jon A. Siesennop, 66, Hartzler Street, Warsaw, and Gavin M. Hucks, 26, East North Street, Akron. The vehicles collided at the intersection. Siesennop … Read More

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Area Accident Reports

Kosciusko Officers with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department investigated the following accident: 9:05 p.m. Sunday, March 19, South Peru Road, north of West CR 1200S, Silver Lake. Driver: Dakota D. Prater, 25, South CR 1325E, Akron. Prater advised that he was traveling south on S. Peru Road nearing … Read More

Area Accident Reports

Warsaw Officers with the Warsaw Police Department investigated the following accidents: 8:12 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, Tiger Lane, Warsaw. Drivers: Halie R. Fancil, 16, West CR 1300S, Silver Lake, and Brooke M. Lane, 17, Widaman Street, Winona Lake. Fancil struck Lane’s vehicle while backing out of a parking … Read More