Winona Lake News

Retirement Reception Being Held For Randy Bowman, Winona Lake Reserve Officer

WINONA LAKE —  A retirement reception is being held for Randy Bowman at 1 p.m. on May 24, at the Winona Lake Town Hall. Bowman has dedicated 30 years to Law Enforcement as a Reserve Officer. He began his career with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department, transited to the Pierceton … Read More

Winona Lake Limitless Park Seeks To Raise $87,000 For Additional Renovations

WINONA LAKE — The dream to complete the Winona Lake Limitless Park is getting closer to becoming a reality, however, an additional $87,000 needs to be raised before the next phase can be completed. During a Winona Lake Town Council meeting held on Tuesday, May 16, Holly Hummitch, director … Read More

Winona Lake Holds Annual ‘Special Friends’ Easter Egg Hunt

WINONA LAKE — The Winona Lakes Park Department hosted their annual “Special Friends” Easter egg hunt at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 15. The event, held at Winona Lake Limitless Park, Winona Lake, was open to children, youth and young at heart with special needs. Winona Lake Parks & … Read More

Town Of Winona Lake Appoints Two New Reserve Officers

WINONA LAKE — Two new reserve officers were officially sworn in during the Winona Lake Town Council meeting on Tuesday, March 21. Ben Sanders and Daniel Clemens will bring the total number of reserve officers in Winona Lake up to 11. The officers will be filling two volunteer … Read More

Warsaw, Winona Lake Labor Day Closings

WARSAW In observance of Labor Day, offices for the City of Warsaw will be closed Monday, Sept. 5.  Monday’s trash route will be picked up on Tuesday, Sept. 6.  All other routes will remain the same. WINONA LAKE Town of Winona Lake offices will be closed on Monday, … Read More

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Artists Can Submit Proposals For Winona Lake Art

WINONA LAKE — Artists are now invited to submit proposals for one or more of the six new public art installations along the new Greenway Extension in Winona Lake. The deadline for submission of proposals is Saturday, Oct. 1, and the project is open to all practicing, professional … Read More

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Winona Lake Woman Leads Parkinson’s Support Group

WINONA LAKE — When Pam Baucom was first diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease eight years ago, she was devastated. “I was totally surprised. I cried,” she recalled. Today, she is group leader of Kosciusko County Parkinson’s Support Group. It’s a forum for those afflicted with the disease to get … Read More

Warsaw Man Works to Rescue Teen Sex Workers

NORTH WEBSTER — The issue of human trafficking has not been on most Americans’ radar for very long. It is seen in the media, from far away, mentally as well as physically. But for Warsaw’s David Grant, national director of Destiny Rescue, that distance has been broken down … Read More

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Winona Lake Receives Grant For Sediment Removal

INDIANAPOLIS — Winona Lake was among nine lakes to receive funds for a sediment removal plan as part of the Lake and River Enhancement program in the Department of Natural Resource’s Division of Fish & Wildlife. Grants were also awarded to fix logjam problems in lakes and rivers. … Read More

Hawn Sworn In As Winona Lake Town Marshal

WINONA LAKE — A new Winona Lake town marshal was sworn in today, Tuesday, March 29. Lifetime law officer, Joe Hawn, will be taking over for retired Winona Lake Town Marshal Paul Schmitt, who served the community for 10 years. Hawn will be starting his duties April 4. … Read More

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Companies Accepting Resumes At Career Fair

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — The public is invited to attend the third annual Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce Career Fair, GPS 2 Success. The event will be from 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, at the Winona Heritage Room, 901 Park Ave., Winona Lake. Many companies involved are hiring and will … Read More

Center Samples Stormwater As Part of Clean Waters Partnership

By MADISSON HEINL Communicaitons Specialist, Center for Lakes & Streams, Grace College WINONA LAKE — The Center for Lakes & Streams recently began conducting stormwater monitoring in the Warsaw area as a partner in the Clean Waters Partnership. The CWP is an extension of The Watershed Foundation and … Read More

All Things New Ministry Holds Spring Banquet

WINONA LAKE — Admittedly the road has been bumpy, but the purpose has remained steadfast — to help and give hope to women struggling with addictions. And it’s only a matter of time before All Things New, based in Kosciusko County, will open its doors to help women.

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Stonehenge Street Repairs May Be On Horizon

WINONA LAKE — Improvements may soon be on the horizon for the Stonehenge area in Winona Lake. Yesterday evening, March 16, Winona Lake Town Council met to discuss the possibility of continuing a road improvement project started years ago in the subdivision for Prestwick, Porthcawl and Muirfield roads. … Read More