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BREAKING: Accident On US 30

Emergency personnel are currently responding to an accident just east of Pierceton on US 30. According to reports, one individual has reportedly sustained a head injury and is being assisted by Pierceton First Responders on scene. Traffic is backed up at this time and drivers are advised to … Read More

School Board Holds Brief Budget Hearing

The annual budget for the Wawasee Community School Corporation is closer to being formally adopted. As required by state law, the school board held a budget hearing late Tuesday afternoon in Syracuse. Jim Evans, director of finances for the school corporation, said the budget has been advertised in … Read More

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Contractor Charged With Home Improvement Fraud

Bradley Sroufe has a history of defrauding people A man with a history of defrauding people in home improvement schemes is again facing the same charges after allegedly taking money for a roofing job and failing to follow through. Bradley Allan Sroufe, 30, was arrested Monday when the victim, a … Read More

(From left) Rod Wildman, 2nd Mile Missions; Nancy Wildman, 2nd Mile Missions; Megan Kendall, Lincoln Elementary. 
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WCS Teacher Follows Dreams To Dominican

It was with tears, hugs and words of encouragement that Warsaw Community School staff and teachers, as well as the family and friends of Lincoln Elementary School first grade teacher Megan Kendall met yesterday evening to say goodbye and good luck to Kendall. At 5:50 a.m. this Friday, … Read More

Park Foundation Approves Purchase Of Rotary Property

Syracuse Park Department approved purchasing a 6.5 acre parcel from the Syracuse Rotary Club during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday night. The new park, located in Wawasee Heights, will be the first Syracuse park to be located south of the railroad tracks. The park foundation board has been … 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

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Local Bondsmen Defend Bounty Hunter’s Actions

Since Monday night’s tragic warrant service attempt in Cromwell, the public has been using the StaceyPageOnline.com Facebook page debating the rights and laws bounty hunters, or recovery agents, have. Some are berating the bounty hunters calling what they did a possible homicide. Others, like bail bondsmen Aaron Alfano … Read More

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Congresswoman Jackie Walorski Announces Education Tour

Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) announced next week she will participate in a district-wide education tour where she will hear from education officials, community leaders, and students about ways to improve opportunities that will prepare northern Indiana students for a globally competitive workforce. Stops on the tour include: Wednesday, … Read More

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UPDATE: Mo-ped Accident Near Market Street

At approximately 5:15 p.m. on Aug. 26, Warsaw Police Department and Multi-Township EMS responded to a mo-ped accident on Hickory Street near the intersection of Market Street. According to WPD officers at the scene, Teressa L. Keiser, 54, of North Webster, was driving her mo-ped over the railroad tracks … Read More

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UPDATE: Four Vehicle Accident on Center

Just before 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, Warsaw Police Department and Multi-Township EMS were called to Center Street near the intersection of Lincoln Street in Warsaw for a multi-vehicle automobile accident. Four vehicles were involved in the accident, but fortunately only one person complained of minor neck pain. According to a … Read More

Tippecanoe Watershed Foundation supporter Ted Titus looks at a map of the area served by TWF and locates his property.

Summer Celebration Tops Off Season

Tippecanoe Watershed Foundation honored supporters with a summer celebration beginning Saturday morning in the North Webster Community Center Banquet Hall culminating in a cruise around Webster Lake on board the Dixie sternwheeler. Executive Director Lyn Crighton gave an update on TWF activities and accomplishments during the last year. … Read More

Students with the Shengli Experimental School pose for a photo on their last day at WCS.
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WCS Shares Impact Of Chinese Student Visitors

Article by Miriam Hagg,  SPO Junior Reporter Last week, students from a school in China visited Harrison Elementary School. It was an amazing experience for all involved, and Principal Lee Snider says the “trip was a huge success.” The students from China impacted many people, including staff, the … Read More

Funds Will Be Used To Replace Signs

An inter-local agreement between Elkhart and Kosciusko counties was approved at Tuesday’s Kosciusko County Commissioners meeting in Warsaw. The agreement is for a highway safety improvement program. The program will be used for signage and $800,000 will come from federal funds through Indiana Department of Transportation. The money … Read More

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WCS Reviews Summer School Results

During last night’s Warsaw Community School Board Meeting, the school board was presented with a review of the 2014 summer school attendance and improvement rates. Courses included preschool to high school age students in courses including Kindergarten Countdown, Reading Readiness, IREAD Literacy Program, STEM Program, High School Credit … Read More

Lance Woodbury served as the keynote speaker for Tom Farms’ annual appreciation dinner, Thursday. He spoke about estate planning and mediation as it pertains to the family farm.

Woodbury Addresses Estate Planning At Dinner

Due to stormy weather, the original keynote speaker Orion Samuelson — well-known host of “U.S. Farm Report” — was unable to fly in and attend Tom Farms’ sixth annual appreciation dinner Thursday. Instead, Lance Woodbury — a consultant who provides facilitation, mediation, management consulting and family business advisory … Read More

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County Council Starts 2015 Budget Hearings

The Kosciusko County Council started its 2015 budget hearings at a special budget hearing on Monday, Aug. 25. The full county budget proposals have been supplied here. On Monday, the council heard presentations from the extension office, the county assessor, county auditor, emergency management, county clerk, Kosciusko County … Read More