Sectional Final Set After Busy Night

WARSAW – The stage is set for the 2014 Warsaw Boys Tennis Sectional Championship. After an evening full of competition between five local schools, the Whitko and Warsaw tennis squads emerged as the two best and will square off Thursday night at Warsaw Community High School. The Tigers … Read More

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Warsaw Artist Forum Featured Steve Johnson

By JENNIFER CAUDILL Warsaw Artist Forum The Warsaw Artist Forum met Sept. 25, to listen to guest speaker Steve Johnson’s presentation on the “Value Structure in Art.” Johnson explained that a preliminary sketch is a vital part of the artistic process. The design and planning before starting a … Read More

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Round Barns Program At WCPL

By VALERIA FISHER Adult Program Administrator, Warsaw Community Public Library Round Barns in Indiana are a rarity in the 21st Century. These barns are a piece of the historical landscape of the Hoosier state. The round barn is a long forgotten ingenuity of a farming society that searched … Read More


Four Vie For Three Seats On Advisory Board

Four candidates will be running to fill three seats on the Van Buren Township Advisory Board during the Nov. 4 election. Among the candidates are three Republicans: Harry Doty, an incumbent; Stephen Unruh, an incumbent; and newcomer Robert L. Beer. Incumbent Vickie Marquart will be running on the … Read More

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Family And Habitat Partner For Home

Habitat for Humanity of Kosciusko County broke ground Tuesday for a new home to be built in partnership with area churches, the community, and most importantly, with the family of Nichole and Joe Roberson. It will be located on Hickory Street, North Webster. Habitat’s Executive Director Mickey Kaufman … Read More


Whitko Brings Energy, Gets The Win [VIDEO]

SOUTH WHITLEY – The Whitko volleyball team held its 3rd Annual “Pink Out” game for breast cancer awareness Tuesday night when Wawasee came to town. Both teams donned pink jerseys for the cause and fans were encouraged to participate in raffle and other contests throughout the night. Yes, … Read More

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A Split Decision In Syracuse [VIDEO]

SYRACUSE – Needing to gain precious momentum heading into this weekend’s Northern Lakes Conference cross country tournaments, Wawasee’s boys and girls programs found themselves on both sides of the equation. Both programs split Tuesday, losing to Northridge and beating Concord to conclude the NLC regular season. Northridge were … Read More

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Bicentennial Nature Trust Making Lasting Celebration Impact

By BECKY SKILLMAN AND LEE HAMILTON Co-chairs of the Indiana 2016 Bicentennial Commission On Dec. 11, 2016, Indiana will celebrate 200 years of statehood. The Bicentennial Commission is planning a suite of activities to commemorate the occasion throughout 2016, but already the celebration is making an enormous and … Read More

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Lancaster, Shrack Play The Heroes

SOUTH WHITLEY – Sarah Lancaster will get the glory of scoring the only goal of a 1-0 Wawasee girls soccer win at Whitko Monday night, but Leigh-Ann Shrack deserves much of the credit. Shrack’s nose for the ball with 11 minutes to play led to the initial shot … Read More

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Bingo Fundraiser For Beaman Home

  By SUE CREIGHTON Altrusa And Beaman Home Board President As part of the October Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Beaman Home, the area’s emergency shelter and outreach center for victims of domestic violence, is planning a bingo fundraiser Oct. 16 at the Center Lake Pavilion, Warsaw. The public … Read More

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Warm Up A Stranger

The weather is definitely changing and many people have started going through closets sorting through and finding jackets or coats that are too small or finding ones that haven’t been worn for sometime. Why not give those coats to someone who may need a jacket or coat to … Read More

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Sea Scout Ship: Inclined To Serve With Wheelchair Ramps

For Sea Scout Ship 5007 of Syracuse, the third time was a charm. Then again, times one and two weren’t too shabby, either. Skipper Ron Sims and several members of the ship’s crew recently installed a wheelchair ramp for a needy recipient at her mobile home near Cromwell. … Read More


Peperak’s Art Featured At Warsaw City Hall Art Gallery

By DARLA MCCAMMON Lakeland Art Association Ann Peperak will be the featured artist at the Warsaw City Hall Art Gallery Foyer for the next 2 1/2 months. Her work will be on display daily from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. This gallery is open to … Read More


Results Of High Visibility Enforcement Zone

Article by SEAN HOLMES Elkhart County Traffic Safety Partnership Coordinator The Elkhart County Traffic Safety Partnership conducted a High Visibility Enforcement Zone over the weekend with the goal of bringing awareness to the issue of impaired driving. The Enforcement zone was very successful at locating several violations. The … Read More

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Big Brothers Big Sisters American National President And CEO To Visit Fort Wayne

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana announces the new National President and Chief Executive Officer of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, Pam Iorio, will be visiting Fort Wayne. The visit will be Tuesday, Sept. 30, at the Big Brothers Big Sisters Campus in Fort Wayne. Big … Read More

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ISP Reminds Hunters About Dangers Of Meth Lab Trash

By SGT. RON GALAVIZ Public Information Officer, ISP Fort Wayne District 22 Hunting season is now upon us in Northeast Indiana, and with that in mind, the potential exists that some deer and small game hunters may come across trash left behind by those who have manufactured methamphetamine. … Read More