Stormwater Rates Ordinance Gets First Approval

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Additional verbiage to reflect the possibility of appealing a rate or asking for credits was finally enough for the Warsaw Common Council to approve an ordinance establishing stormwater utility rates. But, the ordinance requires one additional reading and final vote that will come next month. The ordinance was … Read More

Wawasee Can’t Sink Warsaw’s ‘Shipp’ [VIDEO]

Warsaw's Brandon Shipp knocked a ball out of the park in the bottom of the sixth inning to give the Tigers two huge insurance runs in their 7-6 win over Wawasee on Monday night. (Photos by Nick Goralczyk)

WARSAW – Monday may have been Dyngus Day for those that made the trip to South Bend, but it was a day circled in red for the Wawasee and Warsaw baseball teams for a completely different reason. The two rivals squared off for the first of two meetings … Read More

Warriors Opportunistic In Win [VIDEO]

Wawasee's Alli Ousley, center, is mobbed by her teammates after hitting a home run in the seventh inning of Wawasee's 8-2 at Triton Saturday morning. (Photos by Mike Deak)

BOURBON – Eventually, mistakes will catch up to a softball team. Four Triton errors in the field and several pitches over the middle of the plate gave Wawasee more than enough opportunities to put the ball in motion during an 8-2 win at Keyser Field Saturday morning. Triton … Read More

FOP Hosting Golf Outing

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WARSAW – The Kosciusko County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 149 is inviting the public to its annual golf outing May 10, 2014, at Rozella Ford Golf Course to support local scholars. FOP Lodge 149 is asking local citizens and businesses for their support in this event. Cash … Read More

Warsaw Announces Compost Giveaways, Leaf Pick-Up

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To help celebrate Earth Week, the city of Warsaw Department of Public Works has scheduled compost give-aways for the following Saturdays: April 26, May 3, May 10, May 17 and May 24. The public is invited to bring trailers, dump trucks, pickup trucks and/or small containers between 8 … Read More

Wawasee Sparkling In Double Win [VIDEO]

Wawasee's Cameron Krizman sprints in the 100-meter dash.

GOSHEN – Not too shabby for a first night out. Wawasee, running its first outdoor boys track meet of the season, broke five-year losing streaks to both Northridge and Goshen with wins at Foreman Field Thursday night. The Warriors, which hadn’t beaten Northridge or Goshen head-to-head since the … Read More

Tigers Terrific In Rally Over Rivals [VIDEO]

Dean Katris gets back to first base late in Wednesday's contest.

WARSAW – New York Yankees legend Yogi Berra would have been proud of the Warsaw baseball team on Wednesday night. The Tigers made it known that Berra had a point when he famously said, “It’s not over till it’s over.” Warsaw stunned its county rivals by scoring 10 … Read More

Miller Named UW 2014 Campaign Chair

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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

April SNOW Showers Freezes Action

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It was 70 degrees Sunday, and snowed Monday night. Oh, Indiana, you never cease to amaze! Well, that being said, high schools are sending in cancellations for Tuesday ball games throughout the area. Up first, Wawasee High School. The girls track meet at Goshen with Plymouth, the Northern … Read More

INDOT Enforcing No Campaign Signs Law

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The Indiana Department of Transportation reminds all Hoosiers that campaign signs are prohibited from federal and state highway rights-of-way according to Indiana Code 9-21-4-6. INDOT personnel are required by state law to remove all unauthorized signs within the state right-of-way. INDOT personnel will remove campaign signs and other … Read More

Well Known Family Ran Leesburg Garage

Kosciusko County Historical Society provided this photo of the Stanley and Armstrong Garage in Leesburg. It dates to about 1914. The historical society believes it was the first automobile garage in Leesburg. From left are Joe Blodgett, John Armstrong, Frank Miller and J.M. Armstrong. Note the Goodyear sign … Read More

Warsaw Having Spring Leaf Pick-Up

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The city of Warsaw has announced it will have a spring leaf pick-up. Beginning April 21, large piles of leaves can be raked to the curb or alley. Leaves will be picked up on residents regular trash day and need to be out by 7 a.m. The leaf … Read More

Kosciusko Kickstart Kicking Off This Summer

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“As I have chatted with you for the last year and a half, we need to address the skilled labor pool,” Kosciusko Economic Development Corporation President George Robertson said to the Kosciusko Redevelopment Commission on April 10. “Every prospect wants to know how much skilled labor you have … Read More

Fairfield Star Kieper Inks With Grace

Jenna Kieper of Fairfield High School will continue her basketball career at Grace College (Photo provided)

WINONA LAKE – All-Conference guard Jenna Kieper has decided to continue her basketball career at Grace College in 2014-15. Kieper, a 5-foot-7 guard from Fairfield High School, was named the team’s MVP as a junior and senior. She led Fairfield to a 9-1 record in the Northeast Corner … Read More

West Noble Standout Peterson To Grace

West Noble High School senior Kelsie Peterson will play basketball at Grace College (Photo provided)

WINONA LAKE – Three-sport star Kelsie Peterson of West Noble High School has signed with Grace College to play women’s basketball. Peterson was an All-Northeast Corner Conference performer for West Noble in basketball, softball and volleyball. She picked up All-NECC honors all four years of her basketball career … Read More

Seasoned Tigers Eye Bounce Back Season

Senior Sarah Boyle returns as the No. 1 singles player for Warsaw this spring.

WARSAW – Rick Orban believes that none of his players want a repeat of last year. The Warsaw girls tennis coach feels that his seniors especially want things to go differently this season. Orban, whose team endured a rare down season in 2013, looks to bounce back this … Read More