Wawasee Sports Wrap – Jan. 18

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Memorial Runs Past Lady Warriors Wawasee’s girls basketball shooting woes continued Saturday in a 54-30 road loss to Elkhart Memorial. Wawasee made just three shots from the floor in the first half and only one in the second quarter in what became the pivotal point of the contest. … Read More

Wawasee Stands Tall As Champs; Morgan A Double Winner


DUNLAP – Saturday’s Northern Lakes Conference Girls Swimming Championships certainly will be remembered by Wawasee fans as a historical day. Wawasee pulled off what a dozen season’s worth of NLC teams have not been able to do, beat Northridge, and did so resoundingly by scoring 447 points to … Read More

Memorial Overpowers Reinhard, Warriors

Gage Reinhard led the Warriors with an outstanding 28 points on the night.

SYRACUSE – And the streak goes on. For the seventeenth consecutive time the Wawasee Warriors boys basketball team has lost a Northern Lakes Conference game. Friday night at the Hardwood Tee Pee the Warriors had their chances to end the streak but it was Elkhart Memorial who played … Read More

Kosciusko County Democrats Resolution Opposing HJR-3

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The Indiana Marriage Protection Act, House Joint Resolution 3 if passed would put to a vote in November a constitutional amendment as follows: “Only marriage between one (1) man and one (1) woman will be valid or recognized as a marriage in Indiana. A legal status identical or … Read More

AMA CEO Lauds YMCA Diabetes Prevention

In yet another sign of changing perceptions about the YMCA as a leading organization in chronic disease prevention, the CEO of the American Medical Association has lauded the YMCA as a “model community asset.” Speaking to the AMA’s House of Delegates during that policy-making body’s Interim Meeting in … Read More

Marry ‘Betty’ Elizabeth Merkle

Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Merkle

Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Merkle, 97, a resident of Grace Village Health Care, Winona Lake, Indiana, and formerly of Claypool, Indiana, passed away at 9 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. She was born on Sept. 14, 1916, in Blanca, Colo., to Wilbur Albert and Josephine Blanche (Pavy) Campbell. They … Read More

Asante Children’s Choir Performing Locally


The Winona Lake Free Methodist Church will be hosting the Asante Children’s Choir at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22. A last minute change in their tour schedule has allowed the church to take the opportunity to welcome the choir. “Asante” is a Swahili word translated to “Thank You” in … Read More

Technology, Assessment Event At Syracuse Elementary


On Thursday, Jan. 23, Syracuse Elementary School, 502 W. Brooklyn St., is sponsoring a Technology and Assessment Information Night from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for community members, parents and students. At 5:30 p.m. and 6:15 p.m., there will be short question and answer sessions about the assessments … Read More

Youth Sought For D.C. Tour


Kosciusko REMC is seeking current high school juniors, who are the dependents of KREMC members, to apply for the 2014 Electric Cooperative Youth Tour to Washington, D.C. Two winning students from KREMC’s service area will have a chance to join other Indiana youth on this all-expenses paid trip … Read More