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Ribbon Cutting at Light Rail Cafe and Roaster

The Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce conducted a ribbon cutting for Light Rail Café and Roaster located at 1000 Park Ave., Winona Lake. Light Rail Cafe and Roaster serves up delicious breakfast and lunch six days a week. In the mornings, enjoy signature espresso drinks, artisan baked goods and … Read More

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Importance of Volunteers at Cardinal Services

Erma Bombeck said “Volunteers are the only human beings on the face of the earth who reflect this nation’s compassion, unselfish caring, patience and just plain love for one another.” That quote definitely describes the 170 volunteers who support the mission of Cardinal Services. Cardinal volunteers give their … Read More




TVS Announces Rachel’s Challenge Program Dates

Tippecanoe Valley Schools are proud to announce the upcoming Rachel’s Challenge program for all Valley students and community members. Generously funded through donations from the community, Rachel’s Challenge will be presented in all TVSC schools from Tuesday, Sept. 2, to Thursday, Sept. 4. Program times are as follows: Akron … Read More

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Triton Students Participate In SAE

Students at Triton High School participated in the Summer Ag Experience and worked in an agriculture related field for the summer keeping a record of their hours. Along with working, the students had other responsibilities for the class. Pictured above are the participants. In front, from left, are Bryce … Read More

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A Heart For Counseling

Rebecca Dawson has been living in Warsaw going on her 20th year. The mother of three boys met her husband at Grace College, where she obtained her undergraduate degree in psychology and a master’s in counseling. Following graduation, Dawson worked at Heartland Pregnancy Center for a year. It was … Read More

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Special Olympics Kosciusko Hosts Athlete Awards

Special Olympics Kosciusko County held its annual athlete awards dinner on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Warsaw. There were just over 100 athletes, parents, volunteers and coaches according to Becky Walls, Kosciusko County coordinator for Special Olympics. Jane Wear, CEO of Cardinal Services … Read More

After serving the Indiana Department of Natural Resources for 36 years, Steve Roth is ready to spend his retirement in Montana. (Photo by Nick Goralczyk)

Roth Leaves Behind A Great Legacy

SYRACUSE – Steve Roth made an impact. The longtime property manager of Tri-County Fish and Wildlife Area finally called it a career last week after 36 years of being a public servant for the state of Indiana and its wildlife enthusiasts. Roth, a native of Edwardsburg, Michigan and … Read More

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WCSL Hosting Open Forum

SYRACUSE – The Wawasee Community Summer League will host a question and answer session regarding the state of the league and its future. The Q/A session will take place at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at Wawasee High School in the lecture room to the left of the … Read More

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WGC Fall Session Registrations

SYRACUSE – Fall tumbling sessions for the Wawasee Gymnastics Club have been announced, which begin Sept. 15 and end Oct. 13, with the exception of the pre-K class, which ends Oct. 21. Registration dates are from 6-7:30 p.m., Sept. 8-9, at Wawasee High School’s main entrance and from … Read More

This dragon fly was taken by eighth-grader Rachel Leininger at Veterans Memorial Park at Crosson Mill and won the picturesque parks category in this year’s photo contest

Syracuse Parks Photo Contest Winners Announced

Syracuse Parks Department recently announced winners in its photo contest. Winners received $50 and their photos were framed and displayed in the community center lobby for a year. In past years the park department has held a youth nature photo contest but decided to change it to fun … Read More

Upper Tippecanoe River Watershed Receives LARE Grants

The Upper Tippecanoe River watershed and its lakes were awarded $178,700 in grant funds from the IDNR Lake and River Enhancement’s 2014 program. “The Tippecanoe Watershed Foundation worked with numerous partners to apply for these funds and will assist in the implementation of these projects to stop pollution … Read More