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BREAKING: Police Pursuit Throughout Warsaw

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Police officers with Warsaw Police Department and Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department have concluded a police pursuit that began on Wood Street in Warsaw. According to Kosciusko County Dispatch, one male subject is in custody with outstanding warrants. The pursuit ended at Crystal Lake Road and 400 West where … Read More

DePuy Sued For Faulty Prosthetic Device

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DuPuy Orthopedics and its parent company, Johnson & Johnson, are being sued by a Michiana woman for faulty prosthetic device. Teresa Consentino is claiming that the Agility Total Ankle System that was implanted in her left leg was defective and caused her significant pain. In August of 2007, … Read More




Warsaw Announces Compost Giveaways, Leaf Pick-Up

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To help celebrate Earth Week, the city of Warsaw Department of Public Works has scheduled compost give-aways for the following Saturdays: April 26, May 3, May 10, May 17 and May 24. The public is invited to bring trailers, dump trucks, pickup trucks and/or small containers between 8 … Read More

Syracuse BZA Approves Fitness Center Variance

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A petition for a variance for Eastlake Athletic Club was approved at the Syracuse Board of Zoning Appeals meeting Thursday. The case was the sole item on the agenda. The club’s co-owner, Jason Evers, requested a variance to allow the change and alteration to a previously granted variance … Read More

Helfers Named Regional Academic All-Star

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Ashley Helfers, a senior at Wawasee High School, was named as one of 36 Indiana Academic All-Star Regional Honorees through a program produced by the Indiana Association of School Principals. Helfers was honored at a banquet April 16 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in Indianapolis. Academic All-Star distinction … Read More

City Looks To Grants For Sidepaths

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A total of $650,000 is being sought through grants so the city of Warsaw can begin construction on two new bike/pedestrian sidepaths. Both projects are part of the city’s Ride+Walk initiative. The first will be on East Market Street from Argonne Road to Bronson Street. The second, along CR … Read More

Sinkhole Causes City, Railroad Concern

A sinkhole on Hickory Street was found by city workers on Wednesday prompting the B.O.W. to approve emergency status on getting it repaired. Smoke tests will be among the methods used to find where the potential problem may lie. (Photo by Stacey Page)

Sometime late Wednesday afternoon city officials were notified of a potential looming problem along Hickory Street and the Norfolk Southern Railroad tracks. City crews located a sinkhole along the railroad tracks on Hickory Street. To the common person, it simply resembles a large pothole, but stormwater coordinator Theresa … Read More

Higher Calling Leads To Hypnotherapy

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Angie Hernandez never set out to become a hypnotist. She had never been hypnotized. She was not familiar with the legitimacy (or illegitimacy, for that matter) of the trade. She did not know the first place to begin. She also happily owned — and still does own — … Read More

Local Schools Show Graduation Rate Decline

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Yesterday, the Indiana Department of Education released graduation rate data for the 2012-2013 school year. Locally, graduation rates did not fare so well. Out of eight area high schools, only two showed an improvement in overall graduation scores, with the other five showing notable declines and one school … Read More

Judicial Candidates To Share Qualifications, Insights

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The Kosciusko County Bar Association and Warsaw Kosciusko County Chamber of Commerce are presenting a Judicial Candidates Forum. That event will offer all candidates seeking judicial seats an opportunity to tell the public about their qualifications and experiences. The Judicial Candidates Forum will be held in Center Lake … Read More

Lake City Theatre Hosts Organizational Meeting

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An organizational meeting for those wanting to get involved in local community theatre in Warsaw will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 19, in Meeting Room A of the Warsaw Community Public Library. The meeting will last approximately 30 to 45 minutes. The meeting is open to the … Read More

Mom Possibly Wanted To Protect Daughter

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The Syracuse woman who led Michigan police on a high speed chase after abducting her 5-year-old daughter from a supervised visitation lost her parenting rights approximately a year ago. But at least one family member said she would never knowingly put her daughter in danger. Police have confirmed … Read More

UPDATE: Parents Seek Info On Teen Runaway

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(UPDATE: Shortly after our posting, Brady Myers was taken to his grandparents home by friends. He has since been reunited with his parents.) The parents of a 15-year-old boy are hoping for the public’s help in bringing their son home. Brady Myers was last seen at 9 p.m. … Read More

KHCH Helps Patients Complete Bucket Lists

We all have dreams, some we accomplish and some continue to stay on our wish list. Making a “bucket list” is a way to write down your hopes, desires and dreams and to share them with your family. Nurses, social workers and the spiritual counselor at Kosciusko Home … Read More

WWFT Gets Foam Trailers Donation

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The Warsaw-Wayne Fire Territory is thanking RR Donnelley for the recent donation of two foam trailers. The two trailers are a much needed asset to fight Class B fires in Warsaw and the surrounding area. Class B fires involve anything that boils, such as a liquid or a … Read More

Meet And Greet Open To Public

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Warsaw/Kosciusko County Chamber’s Meet the Candidates event from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. this evening at Champagne Jam, 2517 E. Center St., is now being opened up to the public. The final list of local candidates who have confirmed they will be attending the event include: Jackie Walorski (Brian … Read More

Wawasee Educator Involved In State Standards Review

From left are Bill Cook, vice president of veterans affairs for Air Force Association Chapter 411, Ryan Edgar, math teacher at Wawasee Middle School, Dr. Chuck Hassel, president of AFA Chapter 411 and John Peyton, vice president of aerospace education for AFA Chapter 411. AFA Chapter 411 honored Edgar as its State Teacher of the Year.

A Wawasee educator is actively involved in the process of reviewing the new state standards to be implemented for math in Indiana public schools. Kristi Harris, a math teacher at Wawasee High School, gave a report to the Wawasee school board during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday about … Read More

Syracuse Adopts Sewer Rate Ordinance

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Syracuse Town Council adopted a sewer rate ordinance after a public hearing as part of its regular monthly meeting Tuesday night. During the hearing, resident Sharon Fowler asked for what purpose the town is raising sewer rates. Council president Brian Woody explained the wastewater treatment plant is 28 … Read More

North Webster Seeks Compliance Standards Grant

North Webster Town Council moved one step closer to obtaining a grant to assist with bringing the current wastewater treatment plant and sewer system in compliance with the Indiana Department of Environmental Management’s required standards. The second hearing was held last night for the $450,000 grant application to … Read More

Robertson Speaks To Redevelopment Commission

Milford Redevelopment Commission was given a presentation on Monday by George Robertson, president of the Kosciusko Economic Development Corporation. Robertson first outlined the principal provisions of 2014 state legislation having direct impact on Indiana redevelopment commissions. He noted the bill, awaiting the signature of Governor Mike Pence, was … Read More