Winona Lake News

Village At Winona Art Fair Named One Of 200 Best Art Shows In America

WINONA LAKE — The 2017 Village at Winona Art Fair was named among the best art shows in America, in the 25th edition of Sunshine Artist magazine’s 200 Best Art Shows in America. The list recognizes top 100 shows in each of two categories: Fine art and design … Read More

Winona Lake Town Council Approves Vacation Of Portion of Hamiliton Boulevard

WINONA LAKE — Although they were met with opposition and confusion, the Winona Lake Town Council approve the vacation of a portion of Hamilton Boulevard during the council meeting held on Tuesday, Aug. 15. Attorney Stephen Snyder, presented a summary of the full request that was given last … Read More

Theila Banta Elected To Winona Lake Town Council

WINONA LAKE — During a caucus held Tuesday, Aug. 8, Theila “Tecy” Banta, was elected as a District 1 council member for the Winona Lake Town Council. The spot was vacated by former council member Peter Christos. Christos officially resigned from his position on the Winona Lake Town Council … Read More

Woman Feels Led To Help Those In India

WINONA LAKE — Some people feel led by the Lord. While some might be apt to brush his work or message aside, Abisha Gross of Winona Lake does not. Gross is president of the USA division of 500K Churches, a non-profit organization. The organization 500,000 Churches is a … Read More

Winona Lake Town Council Considers Vacation Of Portion of Hamiliton Boulevard

WINONA LAKE — During the Winona Lake Town Council meeting held Tuesday, July 18, a hearing was held on the vacation of a portion of Hamilton Boulevard. Attorney Stephen Snyder, speaking on behalf of Jean Galliers Trust, filed a motion for a vacation of a portion of Hamilton … Read More

2017 Annual Fourth Of July Celebration In Winona Lake

WINONA LAKE — The theme for the 2017 Winona Lake Fourth of July parade was The Wizard of Oz. The holiday weekend was celebrated with several events Saturday, July 1. The Cutie Contest was held in the afternoon at the Senior Center where the 2017 Prince and Princess Winona … Read More

Winona Lake To Begin Biodegradable Bag Program July 1

WINONA LAKE — The Town of Winona Lake is committed to an on-going effort to be stewards of the environment. The elimination of plastic yard waste bags from the environment is a positive step forward. Beginning on July 1, the Winona Lake Street Department will no longer pick … Read More

Dead Fish Appear In Local Lakes

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — A recent rash of fish kills in several Kosciusko County lakes has residents and anglers looking for possible causes. In most cases, DNR biologists say the causes are unknown, but the fish kills will not affect the overall health of fish populations or the quality … Read More

Lilly Center Releases Historical Reports Featuring Area Lakes

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — The Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams recently distributed a study to residents on Lake Tippecanoe, James Lake, Oswego Lake, Syracuse Lake, Lake Wawasee, and Winona Lake highlighting research on each of these lakes throughout history. The viewbooks feature historical snapshots of each lake, providing … Read More

Gladys Deloe

Winona Lake Woman With PPS Supports Others

  WINONA LAKE — Gladys Deloe was just 7 years old when she contracted polio. While she recovered from polio, Deloe later contracted post-polio syndrome a decade ago, and has since started a post-polio support group. Born in 1935, Deloe grew up in Randolph, N.Y. She was diagnosed … Read More

Winona Lake Council Holds Public Hearing For Land

WINONA LAKE — The Winona Lake Council held a public hearing this morning, May 30, to discuss the possibility of selling some real estate the town has. Town attorney Jim Walmer explained where the property sits — to the east of Chestnut Street and south of Mineral Springs running … Read More

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