Meet And Greet Open To Public


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

Writing a Check

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

Webster Chamber ‘Looks Away’ To Dixie Day

In addition to the regular 6, 7:30 and 9 p.m. cruises, there will be two additional cruise times on July 28  — one at 1 p.m. and another at 2:30 p.m. (Photo provided)

Plans for Dixie Day dominated the meeting of the North Webster-Tippecanoe Township Chamber of Commerce. Held at the American Legion Post 253, members were encouraged to join a committee for the annual chamber-sponsored event. It will be held Saturday, July 26, downtown, at the festival grounds and at … Read More

Info Sought On Elkhart County Burglaries

Police in Elkhart County say a recent string of burglaries in Cleveland Township have been reported and are warning residents to be vigilant of suspicious activity. Approximately a half dozen burglaries to homes and businesses have been reported since April 1. The two most recent took place between April … Read More

Caucus To Replace WL Councilman Hood


A Caucus of eligible Kosciusko County Republican Precinct committeemen will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, May 12, in the Winona Lake Town Council chambers, Winona Lake Town Hall, 1310 Park Ave., Winona Lake, for the purpose of filling the vacancy (remainder of the unexpired term) of Philip Hood. Hood submitted … Read More

Winona Lake Reviewing Skateboard Restrictions


At the Winona Lake Town Council meeting Tuesday night, there was discussion about drafting an ordinance restricting skateboarding on some streets in Winona Lake. “It’s a huge safety issue,” said town marshall Paul Schmitt. “It’s a problem in the streets, and that’s where we want to restrict the skateboarding.” … Read More

UPDATE: One Critical, One Serious After Crash


  UPDATE: The driver of a sports car that smashed through a fence and collided with a tree was airlifted from the scene of the accident with serious injuries. It happened just after 5 p.m. on CR 150 West, just south of CR 400 North in Warsaw. The Kosciusko … Read More

Road Restrictions In Silver Lake


The Indiana Department of Transportation announces that Wednesday, April 16, weather permitting, SRs 15 and 14 are scheduled for intermittent lane restrictions in various locations throughout the town of Silver Lake. INDOT will be preparing the roadway for the upcoming asphalt resurface project. Also during this time, sidewalk … Read More

Whitko Adjusts School Schedule

Whitko Community Schools announces the finalized adjusted schedule due to inclement winter weather. Parents and students should note the following dates: Friday, April 18 – school will be in session on Good Friday Friday, May 16 – previously scheduled as a make-up day Additional days added include May … Read More

NWE Hosts Kindergarten Round-Up

North Webster Elementary School is conducting a census to obtain the names of students who will be attending kindergarten in school year 2014-2015. To be eligible for admission to the kindergarten program, a child must be 5 years old on or before Aug. 1 and reside in the … Read More

More Solar Events Viewable This Fall

Reader AL Mitterling sent us this photo of the "blood moon" taken south of Warsaw at 3:04 a.m., just two minutes before totality. Mitterling shot the photo with his Canon Rebel digital camera using a telephoto lens. (Photo provided by AL Mitterling)

For those who missed this morning’s total lunar eclipse (see related) due to cloud cover or simply a desire to sleep, another chance will come this fall. According to NASA, a second chance to catch one of the four lunar eclipses (which NASA is calling a tetrad) happening within … Read More

Recorder’s Office Temporarily Suspending Operations

Due to some changes being made in the Kosciusko County Recorder’s Office, recording will be suspended at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 17. The office will then be closed for Good Friday on April 18. Recording will resume at 8 a.m. Tuesday, April 22. Please feel free to bring … Read More

Fussle Hosting County-Wide Cleanup Day

Fussel cleanup

Kosciusko County Councilman and candidate for Kosciusko County Commissioner Jon Fussle is hosting a “County-Wide Cleanup Campaign” on Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22. Fussle is taking a non-traditional approach as he campaigns this election season by hosting a clean-up day and is encouraging the public’s support and participation. … Read More

Park Department Gearing Up For Arbor Day

Jerry Riffle, Syracuse Tree Board representative, reported to the Syracuse Park Board 10 trees have been planted, several of them are prairie fire crabapple trees and the Arbor Day celebration will be held April 26 in Henry Ward Park. Riffle made his report during the regular monthly meeting … Read More

Milford Town Council Unveils Plaque

Milford Town Council held its monthly session Monday evening at Milford Town Hall. In recognition of April being Month of the Military Child, the council unveiled a plaque recognizing the sacrifices children of servicemen and servicewomen make for the ultimate benefit of the nation. The plaque will be … Read More

Candidates Confirm Attendance For Meet And Greet

Warsaw/Kosciusko County Chamber’s Meet the Candidates event from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, at Champagne Jam, 2517 E. Center St. The final list of local candidates who have confirmed they will be attending the event include: Jackie Walorski (Brian Spaulding) will be attending on her behalf, Rebecca … Read More

Local Woman Transforms Eggs To Art

Rachel Miner works with a variety of eggshells to create a variety of artworks --from carved pieces to pieces with doors and music boxes, Miner has perfected her art over the past 10 years. She is shown here displaying an emu egg carving she had just begun. (Photo provided)

Over 10 years ago, Rachel Miner first viewed her mother’s-in-law hand-decorated egg collection and her interest in the art was instantaneous. Miner immediately knew she wanted to work with the eggs and began classes under the tutelage of egg decorating veteran Emma Fretz, a woman she now reveres … Read More