Eisenhower Park Neighbors Plead For Lights

Residents of the Eisenhower Park neighborhood are asking Warsaw city officials to help them feel safer by adding some street lighting. A small group of people representing the neighborhood asked the Warsaw Common Council Monday night to install street lighting as a deterrent to recent break-ins and to … Read More

Camp Crosley YMCA Recognized By LPTO

Terry Walker, left, Terri Matchett, both from Ball Foundation board of directors, and Richard Armstrong, Camp Crosley YMCA director, with the Distinguished Lake Tippecanoe Honoree Award presented at the annual meeting of the Lake Tippecanoe Property Owners Association Saturday, July 19, at Lake Tippecanoe Country Club.

Lake Tippecanoe Property Owners Association honored Camp Crosley YMCA and the Ball Foundation at its annual meeting recently at Lake Tippecanoe Country Club, Leesburg. As the 20th winner of the Distinguished Lake Tippecanoe Honoree Award, Camp Crosley YMCA and the Ball Foundation, Gary Calhoun, held off revealing the name … Read More

Blues & BBQ Helps WLFD Celebrate 100 Years

The Village at Winona will be smokin' hot on Saturday with the celebration of the WLFD 100 year anniversary and the CCS Blue Jeans & BBQ Gala. Pictured are Village manager Jeremy Marsh; Community Cowboy Chefs, Mayor Joe Thallemer, Gordy Clemens, John Tucker, Dana Leon Huffer, Matt Metzger and Dane Miller's Guest Chef, Mitch Titus. chief of Winona Lake Fire Department.

The Village at Winona Lake will be smokin’ hot on Saturday. Combined Community Services Inc., The Village at Winona Lake and the Winona Lake Fire Department will join forces to pump some energy and flavor into the weekend.  This year the Winona Lake Fire Department celebrates 100 years … Read More

New Executive Director Announced For Trails

Chad Jonsson announced Megan McClellan will be the new executive director of the Syracuse-Wawasee Trail. The announcement was made during the trail committee’s regular board meeting Monday. McClellan was one of six candidates considered and currently lives in the Cincinnati area, but is in the process of relocating … Read More

New U.S. 31 Segment Connects Plymouth, South Bend

A new segment of U.S. 31 between South Bend and Plymouth is slated to open soon. Indiana Department of Transportation Spokesman Will Wingfield has confirmed to Inside INdiana Business the $221 million, 15-mile stretch should open by the end of August. INDOT says that although the new stretch … Read More

Kosciusko Not Selected For State Pre-K Pilot

Governor Mike Pence today announced that Allen, Jackson, Lake, Marion and Vanderburgh counties have been selected for the pre-K pilot program which will help prepare low-income 4-year-olds for success in school. Kosciusko did not make the final cut. The 2014 General Assembly established the pilot program in House Enrolled … Read More

WCS Announces Administrative Changes

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Warsaw Community Schools is pleased to announce the following hires for the 2014-2015 school year: Kyle Carter has been named the principal of Jefferson Elementary. Carter graduated from Grace College and received his master’s degree from IPFW. He taught sixth grade for 6 years at Jefferson Elementary. For … Read More

Leesburg Man Arrested In Fatal Crash

Francisco Espinal-Quiroz, 51, of Leesburg, was arrested in Illinois after causing an accident Monday that killed four people. Illinois State Police said Espinal-Quiroz was going faster than the posted construction site speed limit when his rig slammed into a red passenger car that caused a chain reaction crash. … Read More

Listeria Contamination Leads To Fruit Recall

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A California packing company has issued a nationwide voluntary recall of fruit lots that could be contaminated with listeria.  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration released information today that Wawona Packing is recalling certain lots of white and yellow whole peaches, white and yellow nectarines, plums and pluots, … Read More

Landlords Fear ‘Unintended Consequences’ Of Rental Program


A proposed Neighborhood Preservation / Rental Registration Program was introduced to the Warsaw Common Council last night, but it did not win favorable reviews from landlords who attended the meeting. “We’re trying to get into the neighborhoods as part of a revitalization effort and try to define rental … Read More

WACC Welding, Machining Receives $350K Grant

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During Monday evening’s Warsaw Community School Board meeting Ronna Kawsky, director of the Warsaw Area Career Center revealed that WACC was the recipient of a large grant that would revolutionize the machine and welding program at the career center. According to Kawsky, the grant was given by the Indiana … Read More

WCS Reviews AP, Dual Credit Stats

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During Monday evening’s Warsaw Community School Corporation regular board meeting, newly appointed chief accountability officer Dani Barkey presented Advanced Placement and Dual Credit course results for Warsaw Community High School as well as the Warsaw Area Career Center. Barkey started the presentation by explaining the differences between AP … Read More

WalletHub Reports Indiana Weather the Worst

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Most Hoosiers would probably agree that Mother Nature can be a cruel mistress when it comes to the weather in Indiana. Recently, WalletHub, a personal finance social media network, released “2014′s Cities with the Best and Worst Weather.” Needless to say, northern Indiana did not fare so well. … Read More

City Demands Action On Unsafe Home


Litigation on a home at 330 Ringneck Trail in Warsaw began 7 years ago and still has no resolution, but Warsaw’s code enforcement officer Lawrence Clifford made it clear today that “significant progress” needs to be made by Aug. 18, or he may order the home to be demolished. … Read More

Two Major Warsaw RR Crossings Closed

Crews began bringing in equipment Friday to repair railroad crossings in downtown Warsaw. (Photo by John Faulkner)

Expect some traffic difficulties in downtown Warsaw this week due to the infrastructure repair work on the Norfolk Southern Railroad. Crews begin infrastructure repairs on two crossings, completely closing both the Center and Main streets crossings simultaneously. The work began this morning. Both the Center Street and Main Street crossings will … Read More

UPDATE: Missing Person Reported In Whitley County


Just minutes after releasing information that they were searching for a missing Alzheimer’s patient, police in Whitley County cancelled the alert. A 71-year-old white female had been reported missing, last seen in the area of CRs 600 South and 800 East. As of 6:25 p.m., police said the woman had been … Read More

UPDATE: Fatal Accident In North Webster

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  UPDATE: A Pennsylvania man was killed and his wife remains in critical condition today after a fiery crash in North Webster Sunday afternoon. Emergency personnel were notified at 3:21 p.m. of the crash located near the intersection of Esterbrook Drive and SR 13, North Webster. Off-duty Kosciusko County … Read More

Warsaw Wastewater Billing Issues Continue


The city of Warsaw is once again dealing with missed billings and it’s up to the Warsaw Board of Public Works and Safety to resolve the matters. During Friday morning’s meeting, B.O.W. members mayor Joe Thallemer and Jeff Grose heard two cases of missed sewer bills totaling approximately $7,000. … Read More