Community


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

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

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

North Webster CC Tenth Anniversary Celebration

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North Webster Community Center is hosting its Tenth Anniversary Celebration this weekend. A variety of activities will be going on at the community center, including karate demonstrations, edible offerings, a kid’s carnival, sports activities and more. The complete schedule is as follows: 9-10 a.m.:                   Yoga with Laura, free … Read More

Grace Welcomes In ‘Sir Red’

Grace College's new mascot Sir Red

WINONA LAKE – After a month-long process of collecting names and submissions from Lancer Nation, Grace has revealed its new mascot – Sir Red. Sir Red is a state-of-the-art, full-bodied knight with breathable, flexible and moveable mesh armor. He features a detachable and extendable lance and a shield … 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

TVS Seeks To Raise Funds For ‘Rachel’s Challenge’

Thanks to Beacon Credit Union, you can help “Tippecanoe Valley – Rachel’s Challenge” win up to $1,000. The votes “Tippecanoe Valley – Rachel’s Challenge” receives between now and Sept. 30, will determine how much Beacon will award in October. Rachel’s Challenge is coming to each Tippecanoe Valley school … Read More

Walk-N-Wander Photo Contest Deadline Approaching

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Countless photos have been taken this summer of friends and families posing with the Seward Johnson life-size statues in downtown Warsaw’s Walk-n-Wander exhibit, and there is still time to submit your favorites for the photography contests. Entries must be received by 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, at the … Read More

Harrison Elementary Hosts Chinese Students

Article by Miriam Hagg, SPO Junior Reporter This week, many of the students at Harrison Elementary School will be getting an experience like no other. Principal Mr. Lee Snider has scheduled for fifth and sixth grade students from China to travel to Warsaw, Ind., “to meet and interact … Read More

Warsaw Elks Give KCCF $1,500

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The Warsaw Elks Lodge recently presented the Kosciusko County Community Foundation with a check for $1,500 from the proceeds of their recent golf outing. One hundred golfers participated in the 8th Annual Jimmy Baker Memorial Golf Scramble. The gift will support the Jimmy Baker Memorial Diabetes Fund, which … Read More

North Manchester Farmers Market Accepting SNAP

The North Manchester Farmers Market is proud to announce that we now accept EBT cards (SNAP). Shoppers can stop at the vendor with the EBT sign to swipe their card and be given tokens to use at any participating vendors stand. Tokens will be in $1 and 25 cent increments. Items available … Read More

Nappanee Public Library Hosts Bead Workshops

Perler Bead Workshops At Nappanee Public Library Learn all about how to design colorful, bendable, pixilated works of art with Perler beads in a new series of workshops at the Nappanee Public Library. These tiny, cylindrical, fusible beads have been around for years and are more fun than ever now that new … Read More

Fond Memories Inspire Limitless Park Crowdfunding

The Limitless Park project will include four phases that outline the construction of a new, all-inclusive splash pad, year-round restrooms, renovated all-inclusive playground as well as inclusive summer programming. 
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Joanna Harvey lives in California, but her family has owned a cottage in Winona Lake for four generations. She fondly remembers childhood summers spent on the lake. It’s these memories that inspired her to start a crowd funding campaign to support the Limitless Park project in Winona Lake. … Read More

Sonfest Community Day Returns to SL

Sonfest Community Day is returning to Gospel Hill Pentecostal Church of God in Silver Lake to offer a day full of family-friendly fun. Activities include an inflatable water slide, obstacle course, petting zoo, train, carnival games, gospel music, face painting, Food ranging from sloppy joes and hot dogs … Read More