Yard Sale for Military Families, Vets

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 49, 301 N Buffalo Street, Warsaw, Ind., are hosting an indoor/outdoor yard sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 23. Multiple Vendors will also be onsite including Scency, Pampered Chef, Lemongrass, It Works and more. Shop until you drop. Cheap prices, below … Read More

Heirloom Tomato Fesitval Returns This Weekend

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The Heirloom Tomato Festival is a celebration supporting: “Farm to Table,” “Eating Naturally Grown Foods,” “Buying Local,” “Sustainable Agriculture and Community.” An extraordinary exhibit of approximately 100 varieties of heirloom tomatoes featuring a rainbow of colors, shapes and sizes exemplifying gardens past. The festival offers free samplings of … Read More

NW Cemetery Walk Brings History To Life

Enactor Don Minear portrays grist mill owner William Yohn (1861-1933) during the 2013 North Webster Cemetery Walk sponsored by the North Webster Community Public Library’s Local History and Genealogy Center. This year’s event is scheduled from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7.

The North Webster Community Public Library will host its eighth annual Cemetery Walk on Sunday, Sept. 7, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Open to the public free of charge, this living history event is sponsored by the library’s Local History and Genealogy Center. During the Cemetery Walk, … Read More

WCPL Notes September Programs

By Dana Owen, WCPL Information Services Librarian Looking for something to do in September? Well, look no further. The library has a variety of programs for adults to attend during the month. Chess Club will meet every Saturday in September. For the beginner or expert. Classes 11 a.m. to … Read More

Report: Medical Device Tax Repeal Needed

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Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), the senior Senate Republican on the Joint Economic Committee, today issued the following statement regarding a recent report issued by the Department of the Treasury’s Inspector General for Tax Administration detailing numerous issues that the Internal Revenue Service is having with the collection and … Read More

DQ Fundraiser Exceeds Goal For Riley Kids

Local Dairy Queen owner, Jerry Nolin, center, presents a check for $10,100 to the KC Riley Kids Fund at the Kosciusko County Community Foundation. Also pictured are KC Riley Fund founders, Alan Alderfer, left, and Mike Bergen. (Photo provided)

Winona Lake Dairy Queen owner Jerry Nolin committed to sitting on the roof of his business last Wednesday and Thursday until he raised $10,000 for the Kosciusko County Riley Kids Fund at the Kosciusko County Community Foundation. This week, Nolin’s wife, Jane, delivered a check from the fundraiser … Read More

Round Barn Festival is No More

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The Executive Director of the Fulton County Chamber of Commerce, Diane Spore, and the organization’s Board of Directors met yesterday, to discuss the future of the Round Barn Festival. With thousands of dollars in electrical upgrades and repairs to the information booth necessary, declining attendance, and the negative … Read More

Kee-Boon-Mein-Kaa PowWow Returns to Rodgers Lake

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The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi invites the public to its 29th Annual Kee-Boon-Mein-Kaa Pow Wow, the annual celebration of traditional singing, dancing, and culture, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 30 and 31. The Pokagon Band’s pow wow arena is located on its Rodgers Lake campus at 58620 Sink Road, … Read More

Purdue Shooter Admits To Murder

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Cody Cousins, 24, admitted in a Tippecanoe County courtroom today that he murdered fellow Purdue University student Andrew Boldt. With the guilty plea, special public defender Kirk Freeman told the Indy Star Cousins reserves the right to raise mental health questions before sentencing. Cousins, 24, testified that he went to the Electrical Engineering … Read More

Sunday School Pep Rally at Pike Lake Park

A free community Sunday School Pep Rally, sponsored by Warsaw’s new St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, will be held on Sept. 7, 2014, at the Fireman’s Building in Pike Lake Park, Warsaw, Ind. This “Home Coming” themed kick-off rally will get everyone excited about the new Sunday School year. … Read More

AG Files Lawsuit Against Ex-Warsaw Employee

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Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller’s Office today filed a lawsuit against a former Warsaw city official and a pipe contractor demanding nearly $334,000 as repayment for the taxpayer’s money the defendants allegedly defrauded from the city. Named as defendants in the Attorney General’s lawsuit to recover public funds … Read More

Kosciusko Lakes Receive LARE Grants

A total of 23 Indiana Lake and River Enhancement projects, including some in Kosciusko, Whitley and other neighboring counties, are receiving a portion of $994,300 in grants to care for Indiana’s water bodies. The DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife operates the LARE program which includes water quality monitoring, bank … Read More

USPS Soon To Start Consolidations

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The timeline for a delayed consolidation of the U.S. Postal Services South Bend Processing and Distribution Center into the Fort Wayne facility has been announced. A spokeswoman with the USPS confirms the initial stages of the move will begin early next year. It is slated to be complete … Read More

Program Allows Hunters To Donate Venison

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A program that allows hunters to give deer meat to the public will continue again this fall.   GiveIN Game, the DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife’s venison donation program, will be available for its fourth year. Hunters who are willing to donate venison to people who would … Read More

WCS Hosts Welcome Back To School Night

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On Thursday, Aug. 28, Warsaw Community High School and Warsaw Area Career Center will host parents and students to a “Welcome Back to School Night” from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Parents are encouraged to attend and “walk” their student’s schedule with them. Teachers and administrators will be … Read More