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

USPS Soon To Start Consolidations


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

Crosswinds In-Home Counseling Program Receives Local Grant

Crosswinds has been awarded a $75,000 grant by the K21 Health Foundation to provide affordable in-home counseling services to the residents of Kosciusko County. Crosswinds is a non-profit organization that helps families struggling with a variety of issues, ranging from help for a troubled teenager, a suffering marriage, communication … Read More

Alcohol Sales Draw Thousands To State Fair

The renovated Fairgrounds Coliseum and the new Indiana Beer and Wine Exhibition both received rave reviews from visitors to this year’s Indiana State Fair, which wrapped up yesterday. The 2014 fair attracted 954,884 people, making this the third best attended fair. “There were a number of really special … Read More

Photos Wanted for AALAS Foundation Campaign

Summer Boyd, a 2000 graduate of Warsaw Community High School and Senior Training and Project Manager for the University of Baylor, pictured with a guinea pig in the AALAS ad.

The AALAS Foundation is thrilled with the amount of success its first USA Today ad generated in June and July. The ad reached almost 340,000 subscribers and increased the care.aalas.org website page views by 152 percent. The “Share That You Care” post was shared almost 1,000 times on Facebook. … Read More

J&J, Medtronic Settle Lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) and Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) agreed to a confidential settlement of a lawsuit brought by Medtronic MiniMed accusing J&J’s Animas diabetes business of infringing patents, according to a regulatory filing. MiniMed sued Animas in May 2012, alleging that the Animas OneTouch Ping glucose management system and the IR 1250, … Read More

Fort Wayne Manufacturer Cutting Second Shift

According to Inside INdiana Business, Fort Wayne-based Vera Bradley Inc. (Nasdaq: VRA) says it will eliminate second shift operations at its New Haven facility. 21 Alive WPTA reports a total of 150 employees at the location work on second shift. Inside INdiana Business reports the bag and accessory … Read More

Fort Wayne Indiana Tech Opens ‘C3′

Indiana Tech announced today that the university’s new entrepreneur center, the Center for Creative Collaboration (the C3) is now open. The C3 will provide entrepreneurs with rapid, targeted, and effective assistance in all phases of business startup, operation, and growth. The C3, located in Indiana Tech’s new Academic … Read More

A.C. Custom Designs Hosts Ribbon Cutting

(From left) Dale Custer, Superior Excavating; Marissa Custer, A.C. Custom Signs; Dominoe Custer, A.C. Custom Signs; Adam Custer, A.C. Custom Signs Owner; Renea Salyer, Kosciusko Chamber VP of member relations; Mark Dobson, president and CEO Kosciusko Chamber.
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The Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon cutting at A.C. Custom Designs, located at 3120 E. U.S. 30, Warsaw. A.C. Custom Signs, which has been doing business since April of 2007, provides customers with custom signs for commercial and residential use. The business also does custom commercial … Read More

Mayer Promoted To Customer Service Representative At Brock Grain Systems

Andrea Mayer has been promoted to Customer Service Representative for Brock Grain Systems, according to Roger Hollinger, customer service manager for the CTB, Inc., business unit, Milford. In her new position, Mayer will respond to customer calls and also assist with billing for Brock’s Kansas City, Mo., location. … Read More