North Webster News

North Webster Brush Pickup Guidelines Addressed

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Guidelines for brush pick-up were reviewed with the North Webster Town Council at its Tuesday evening meeting by Utilities Manager Mike Noe, Severn Trent Services. Noe presented a potential door hanger that outlined town policy and told the board, “I want us to be sure we are all on … Read More

Local Woman Wins On Hoosier Millionaire

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A North Webster woman recently competed at the 25th anniversary championship Hoosier Millionaire Show. Though contestant LuAnn Kissinger did not snag the top spot during Saturday, Aug. 16 show, Kissinger, who was the top place winner in last month’s Elkhart road show, snagged $11,000 in the championship show. … Read More

Kosciusko FOP Awards Three Local Scholarships

Pictured from left are Kosciusko County FOP President Lt. Chris McKeand, McCune, Ayres, FOP Chaplin Joel Beam and FOP Vice President Jim Smith. Cameron Shepherd was unavailable for the photo due to his participation on the Anderson University football team.

The Kosciusko County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 149 recently awarded three local students scholarship awards. The first scholarship recipient is Brette Ayres, North Webster. Ayres is attending Ball State University, Muncie, and pursuing a degree in criminal justice. The second scholarship recipient selected was Sadie McCune, Warsaw. … Read More

Bowser Waives Initial Hearing For Intimidation

Mark Edward Bowser

Through attorney John Barrett, Mark Bowser waived his initial court hearing this morning to have his criminal charges read to him and his rights to legal representation addressed. Bowser, 56, of North Webster, was arrested Aug. 1 after he allegedly held a sword to a man’s throat threatening … Read More

Sword Used To Intimidate Wife’s Boyfriend

Mark E. Bowser

Intimidation with a deadly weapon charge has been leveled against a North Webster man who allegedly threatened to kill another man with a sword over an alleged affair. North Webster Police and officers of the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department report that Mark E. Bowser, 56, is charged with … Read More

Sex Offender Re-arrested For Child Solicitation

Robert Loren Northrop

A 44-year-old Michigan man with a previous sex crime conviction was arrested Tuesday on charges of attempting to solicit a 10-year-old North Webster girl for sex. Robert Loren Northrop, 44, of Niles, Mich., was reported to have found the girl through a “friends chat” application. He asked her … 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

No Vacation For Effie Mae Street

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North Webster Town Council turned down a request to vacate two platted alleys at its meeting Tuesday. Council members Jon Sroufe and Tim Hine voted to not vacate the town’s right-of-way as platted. Lisa Strombeck voted against not vacating the property. Attorney Steve Snyder represented petitioner Robert Phillippe … Read More

NW Chamber Urges Dixie Day Support

The hard working Dixie Day Committee of the North Webster-Tippecanoe Township Chamber of Commerce takes a brief break onboard the Dixie. From left to right, front row are Helen Leinbach, Jen Ducey, Kim Cantrell, Sue Ward, and Linda Land. In the window are Jeremy Likens and Karilyn Metcalf. In back are Chris Lusso, Ben Ashpole, Steve Ward, Richard Owen and Don Roulo. (Photo by Martha Stoelting)

Dixie Day, set for Saturday, July 26, was the major topic of discussion at the North Webster-Tippecanoe Township Chamber of Commerce meeting Monday. Held in honor of the Dixie sternwheel paddle boat, the fun will begin early in the morning and continue throughout the day. Volunteers are still … Read More

NW Chamber Wraps-Up Dixie Days Planning

Dixie Day, Saturday, July 26, was the major topic of discussion at the North Webster-Tippecanoe Township Chamber of Commerce meeting Monday, July 14, at the North Webster American Legion Post 253. Held in honor of the Dixie sternwheel paddle boat, the fun will begin early in the morning … Read More

Tipster Wrong In Webster Unsolved Murder

Laurel Mitchell

There has been a setback in the unsolved murder case of Laurel Mitchell. This morning, Indiana State Police Detective Kevin Smith said a lead on a youth musical group that performed in North Webster on the night of Aug. 6, 1975, led to the wrong group of performers. Given … Read More

Woman Allegedly Beaten By Her Boyfriend

Zeth A. Begley

On June 22, a North Webster woman was taken to the North Webster EMS station for medical treatment. Just yesterday, the woman’s boyfriend was arrested and charged with battery resulting in serious injury. The woman sought treatment for a large bump on her forehead, scratches on her neck, … Read More

UPDATE: ‘Someone Knows’ Who Killed Laurel Mitchell

Laurel Mitchell

UPDATE: Earlier this Wednesday morning, Indiana State Police Detective Kevin Smith said he is once again looking for members of a youth musical group that performed in North Webster on the night of Aug. 6, 1975. While the detective had been given the name of a group known as … Read More