Redevelopment Commission Talks Taxes


Discussion of the proposed dissolution of the business personal property tax came up several times at the Kosciusko County Redevelopment Commission meeting Thursday. George Roberston, president of Kosciusko County Development Commission, mentioned it during his address to KCRC noting, “There’s yet to be an amendment written for revenue … Read More

State Should Be Sizzling Once Again

Warsaw senior Cynthia Juarez is making a second-straight appearance at state in the 500 freestyle.

INDIANAPOLIS – All the posturing is over, for the most part. The weekend is here, and with it brings the IHSAA Girls Swimming State Championships. Several new faces will descend upon Indianapolis and the Natatorium on the campus of IUPUI with over three-dozen freshmen scheduled to race, but … Read More

Youth Moving South For Winter

Wawasee freshman Paige Miller has been breaking records all season, including five at the Concord Sectional last weekend. Freshmen across the area have followed suit. (Photos by Mike Deak)

INDIANAPOLIS – After a brutal winter, most everyone is thinking about migrating south in search of warmer climates. Well, given the south was hit with a foot of snow in places like Charlotte and Atlanta, maybe going south isn’t much better. In the case of several freshmen in … Read More

WCS Students Bounce Toward Better Learning

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Sherri Snow’s kindergarten class is “bouncing” their way to better learning. Mrs. Snow has replaced her students’ chairs with stability balls. Stability balls are found to promote learning through movement and to enhance attention and concentration.  Mrs. Snow said the balls took some getting used to because students do … Read More

Now Showing: Local Theater Film Times


The following is a list of film times for local movie theaters for Friday, Feb. 14, through Thursday, Feb. 20. Pickwick Theater (108 W. Main St., Syracuse) The LEGO Movie (3D), Rated: PG Starring: Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell Showtime: 7 p.m. Friday-Sunday; $8 North Pointe Cinemas (1060 Mariner … Read More

United Way Announces 2013 Fundraising Results

New United Way logo

United Way of Kosciusko County had its annual celebration at Center Lake Pavilion in Warsaw Thursday. The agency announced its campaign results for 2013 and honored three volunteers with awards. Last year, United Way raised $1.9 million. Patricia Coy, director of United Way said, “The annual campaign is … Read More

UPDATE: Coroner Confirms Two Died In Fire


Two individuals lost their lives in a fire at Medina’s Body Shop, 310 N. Higbee (SR 15), Milford, early this morning. The fire was reported at 7:18 a.m. by Justin Brown, an employee of CTB who had just left work and observed smoke and flames. Numerous other reports … Read More

Syracuse Chamber Off To Good Start

The year 2014 is off to a good start for the Syracuse-Wawasee Chamber of Commerce with five new members being accepted during its Feb. 12 meeting. New members included Y & S Designs LLC, Syracuse; Westmain Tavern, Syracuse; Pizza Hut, Syracuse; K21 Foundation, Warsaw; and Big Brothers Big … Read More