Indiana Launches ’15 to Finish’ Campaign

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INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Commissioner for Higher Education Teresa Lubbers today kicked off a statewide “15 to Finish” campaign that aims to boost college graduation rates by encouraging Hoosier students to take at least 15 credit hours each semester. Data show that students who complete 15 or more credits … Read More

Cellular Connection Hosting Annual Backpack Giveaway


WARSAW – Residents in Warsaw are about to benefit from a national backpack giveaway campaign. The Cellular Connection, the largest Verizon Premium Wireless Retailer in the U.S., in a joint effort with its customers, announces today that it will be donating 100,000 backpacks full of school supplies to … Read More

KREMC Receives ‘No Lost Time’ Award


Warsaw – Kosciusko REMC was recently presented with their second consecutive “No Lost Time” safety award from Federated Rural Electric Insurance Exchange, the cooperative’s insurance provider. The annual award recognizes companies that have exceeded industry safety standards and achieved 5,000 working hours per employee with no lost time … Read More

KCH Donates to American Red Cross


WARSAW – Kosciusko Community Hospital is a sponsor of the American Red Cross of Kosciusko County’s Disaster Partner Program, which helps support local disaster responses and provides assistance to Kosciusko families in the way of shelter, food and clothing, prescription replacement and recovery mental health services. Each year, … Read More

Nickel Plate Jazz Orchestra at Honeywell

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Wabash – The Honeywell House will celebrate its 4th annual Jazz on the Lawn concert  with the lively sounds of jazz to taking place on Fri., Aug. 1, 2014 at 7 p.m. This event is made possible by lead sponsors First Merchants Bank and Lundquist Appraisal & Real … Read More

Johnny Mathis to Play New Buffalo

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NEW BUFFALO, Mich. – The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians’ Four Winds casinos are pleased to announce an upcoming concert by Johnny Mathis at Four Winds New Buffalo’s Silver Creek Event Center on Saturday, October 4, 2014, at 9 p.m. Eastern. Tickets for the event can be purchased … Read More

Rabb Employees Complete WQA Certifications

Three employees from Rabb Water Systems have just completed further certifications through the Water Quality Association (WQA). The WQA Professional Certification program helps consumers and employers identify individuals in the water quality improvement industry who have demonstrated a certified level of professional expertise and are dedicated to high … Read More

Central Park Hosts Family Carnival Friday


Bring the entire family to Central Park this Friday, Aug. 1, for the Family Carnival! The fun begins at 6 p.m. and concludes at 9 p.m. The carnival in the park is for the entire family. Enjoy children’s entertainment, games, activities, face painting, a dunk tank, balloon artist, … Read More

TVS Announces Registration Dates

The Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation announces its 2014-2015 registration dates and times for students attending any Tippecanoe Valley school – Akron Elementary School, Mentone Elementary School, Tippecanoe Valley Middle School or Tippecanoe Valley High School. Registration will be held at each school from noon to 8 p.m. on … Read More

South Bend Agriculture Property Sells For Millions

Approximately 525 acres of agricultural land near South Bend sold at auction for $4,525,000 Wednesday, with Schrader Real Estate and Auction Company managing the sale. The successful auction of farm equipment added $690,975, bringing the total for the day to more than $5.2 million. The auction featured part … Read More

WCS Educators Participate In Principal Leadership Institute

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At Warsaw Community Schools, learning doesn’t stop just because it’s summer. On July 16-17, 10 educators from WCS participated in the second annual Indiana Principal Leadership Institute Summer Seminar at Indiana State University. IPLI is a two-year institute designed to address the professional needs of Indiana principals with … Read More

CLCA Hosts Annual Meeting, Elections

Chapman Lakes Conservation Association will host an annual meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Chapman Lakes Conservation Association Clubhouse. The agenda for the meeting includes elections, a weed control update, a mute swan presentation provided by a USDA representative and an update on projects. … Read More

Plymouth Man Arrested For Molestation Charges

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At 4:23 p.m. July 25, 2014, the Plymouth Police Department received a report regarding an 11-year-old girl that had been sexually assaulted at a residence in the 100 block of Franklin Street in Plymouth. A suspect was identified as Jonas Olvera, 67, who was visiting from Mission, Texas. … Read More

CANI Enrollment Event At Syracuse Elementary

Community Action of Northeast Indiana is pairing with Syracuse Elementary School to host an enrollment event from noon to 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 4, at Syracuse Elementary, 502 W. Brooklyn St. CANI is a non-profit agency helping families who do not have insurance. CANI assists with the enrollment … Read More

New and Improved SB Reggae Fest

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The South Bend Reggae Festival has a new name, new schedule and new flair. To mark the 10th annual event, the newly named “South Bend International Festival” has added Blues and Latino music performances and will take place on two days, August 8 and 9, instead of one … Read More