Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Plew


Elizabeth ‘Betty’ Plew, of North Webster, Ind., passed away at 8:01 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, at her home. She grew up in Delphos, Ohio, was the daughter of Hubert J. and Catherine (Stallkamp) Burger and graduated from St. John High School. On May 21, 1993, in Warsaw, … Read More

Kosciusko Under ‘Watch’ Level

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Kosciusko County has been placed under a Watch Level until further notice. Watch, represented as an “orange” status on the Indiana Department of Homeland Security’s map, means that conditions are threatening to the safety of the public. During a “watch” local travel advisory, only essential travel, such as … Read More

House Collapses Under Snow

A vacant house in the Herscher Addition collapsed Monday night, presumable under the weight of heavy snow. (Photos by Stacey Page)

A house in Warsaw’s Herscher’s Addition collapsed tonight, presumably under the weight of heavy snow. Warsaw firefighters were called at about 5:53 p.m. to 1333 Gable Dr. where the residential structure collapsed. Police and fire officials on scene said the home appeared to be vacant as snow had … Read More

Miller Earns Academic Accolade

Grace College senior Greg Miller, a native of Akron, has earned Academic All-American honors (Photo provided by Grace College Sports Information Department)

TOWSON, Md. – Grace College senior Greg Miller earned his second straight Second Team selection for Capital One Academic All-America®, as chosen by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). The senior forward from Akron, Ind., currently holds a 3.60 GPA as a business administration and sport … Read More

Marvin Paul Burns

Marvin Paul Burns, 66, of Nappanee, Ind., died unexpectedly at 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at Elkhart General Hospital. He was born on Flag Day, June 14, 1947, in Claremont, Minn., to John Burk and Vivian (Clark) Burns. When he was 18 he moved to Goshen, Ind. Mr. … Read More

Judy A. Shields


Judy A. Shields, 74, of Nappanee, Ind., and formerly of Laporte, Ind., passed away at 6:50 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17, after fighting against cancer at Goshen Hospital where she had been since Saturday. She was born on July 18, 1939, in Stark County, Ind. She moved to Nappanee … Read More

North Webster EMS Quarter Auction Fundraiser


NORTH WEBSTER – Bring your quarters for an evening of fun! North Webster EMS is holding a quarter auction fundraiser at the Tippecanoe Township Community Building / North Webster EMS Base on Sunday, Feb. 23. Doors open at 3 p.m. and the auction will start at 4 p.m. … Read More

Grace’s Rex Earns Track Honor


WINONA LAKE – Grace College senior Jonathan Rex earned the Crossroads League Men’s Track Athlete of the Week on Monday following a meet to remember over the weekend. Rex had a part in three first-place finishes at the Trine Invitational on Friday, leading a strong showing for Grace’s … Read More

‘Very Heavy’ Snow Now Falling


Travel is being discouraged this afternoon and evening as a band of heavy snow moves through our area. At 3:30 p.m., National Weather Service Doppler Radar indicated bands of very heavy snow with visibilities of a quarter mile or less, moving along a line extending from 10 miles … Read More

Jail Bookings

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Kosciusko County The following individuals were recently booked in the Kosciusko County Jail: Feb. 16, 2014 Amber Marie Conner, 36, 8188 S. Packerton Rd., Claypool, arrested for check deception. Bond: $275 cash Stephanie Ann Hohman, 24, 3529 W. 100 S. Lot 17, Warsaw, arrested for four counts of … Read More

Warsaw FFA has fun plans for FFA Week

FFA is not just about farming; in fact that’s but a fraction of what the National FFA Organization offers. The students of Warsaw FFA at Warsaw High School are exploring all of the interesting opportunities that FFA offers. “There’s beaucoups of things you can do,” says President Lindsey … Read More

Triton Postpones Elementary Hoops

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BOURBON – Triton has announced that its elementary girls basketball games tonight versus Argos have been postponed due to the weather. The 5th grade game is rescheduled for Feb. 24 at Triton at 4:30 p.m. The 6th grade contest will now be played on March 5 at Argos … Read More

Animal Welfare League Starts Capital Campaign


Animal Welfare League of Kosciusko County is outgrowing its building and is looking to build a new facility. It recently kicked off a capital campaign to raise funds for a new building. “The Animal Welfare League of Kosciusko County has suffered with a deteriorating facility long enough,” said … Read More

Electrical Malfunction Sparked Fatal Milford Fire

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A fire that ravaged Medina’s Body Shop in Milford Thursday and claimed the lives of two people, has been ruled accidental. Based on the fire scene examination by the Kosciusko County Fire Investigation Team and the Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office, the fire at 310 N. Higbee St., … Read More

Closings, Delays, Postponements

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The following delays, cancellations and postponements are due to the snow storm expected to hit Kosciusko County today and tonight. To have an event noted, please complete our ONLINE FORM. Schools Ancilla College, classes begin at 10 a.m. Argos Community Schools, closed Bremen Public Schools, 2-hour delay Culver … Read More

Passion, Purpose & Profit: Is Clutter Affecting Your Life

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Don Roulo is the CEO (Chief Encouragement Officer) of Life Quest. He is a life, career and business coach as well as a Certified 48 Days Workshop Facilitator. He travels nationally and internationally to conduct business and career training as well as marriage and family workshops. By DON … Read More