Local Legislators Responsive And Present

Dear Editor, As this legislative session closes I am reflecting on the fact that Kosciusko County is blessed to be represented by such involved and responsive legislators. Rebecca Kubacki, Ryan Mishler and Dave Wolkins are very visible in our community and are willing to listen to issues even … 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

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

Miller Named UW 2014 Campaign Chair

Stephen R. Miller

United Way of Kosciusko County is pleased to announce Stephen Miller, chief executive officer of Kosciusko Community Hospital (part of the Lutheran Health Network) as the 2014 Campaign Chair. Miller served as chief financial officer for KCH from 1985 to 2007 prior to his appointment as chief executive … 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