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Bibler Charitable Trust Donates To Limitless Park

The Bibler Family Charitable Trust presented members of the Winona Lake Limitless Park committee with a check for $5,000 in support of the multi-phase splash pad, playground and infrastructure project currently under construction at Winona Lake Park. Several members of the Bibler family were on-hand to make the … Read More

Joseph Werand

Meth Lab Leads To Four Arrests

Four people were arrested on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine in a Winona Lake trailer park Tuesday night. Winona Lake Police say that at approximately 8 p.m., narcotics officers of the Winona Lake and Warsaw police departments responded to Lot 63 of Fair Lane Trailer Park, 1202 Wooster Road, … Read More


WLTC to Advertise Budgets for 2015

At the Winona Lake Town Council meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 19, Winona Lake Clerk-Treasurer Kent Adams requested permission to advertise Winona Lake’s 2015 proposed budget. “Once again we’re reducing our town budget,” said Adams. “This is the third year in a row.” Adams stated that revenues were dropping, … Read More

Mark Wilson in an old newspaper photo.

Teen Who Killed For Money Died In His Warsaw Home

The man responsible for one of the most brutal local murders ever reported, died in his Warsaw home last week. Mark Wilson was 18 years old when, on Feb. 5, 1963, he forced his way into a Winona Lake home and stabbed and bludgeoned widow Louise (White) Bolinger to death. Grace … Read More

The van, which acted as a support system for the Tour Divide riders, and a working home environment for the Geigers can be seen here driving off into the sunrise.
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Tour Divide: A Mission For Hope

Mason and Lia Geiger have a dream to help raise money and awareness for the House of Hope, an orphanage in the Dominican Republic. This dream took the Geigers, who are residents of Warsaw, on an incredible cross-country adventure to document the journey of Tour Divide Riders Tim … Read More


WLFD 100th Year Celebration Resumes

Postponed to help fellow firefighters in their time of need, the Winona Lake Fire Department’s 100th anniversary celebration originally set for last weekend will resume this Saturday with plenty of activities for the entire family. From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 2, kids activities and about $500 in door … Read More


WLFD Postpones Celebration To Help Brothers

In honor of Warsaw firefighter Joshua Engler who tragically lost his son earlier this week, the Winona Lake Volunteer Fire Department is postponing its 100th anniversary celebration. Instead of celebrating, the WLFD volunteers will staff the Warsaw-Wayne Township Fire Territory so all WWFT firefighters can attend the funeral … Read More