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Grace Student Senate Attends Trump Inauguration
Among the plethora of spectators at the presidential inauguration of Donald J. Trump on Friday was a small contingent of Grace College Student Senate members.
Two New Businesses Open In Downtown Warsaw
Two businesses celebrated openings in downtown Warsaw on Friday.
Warsaw Man Arrested In Child’s Beating
A Warsaw man is facing charges after police allege he beat up a 3-year-old girl.
Sheriff Rovenstine Trial To Continue As Scheduled
Special Judge Evan Roberts denied a motion to continue the public corruption trial for Kosciusko?County Sheriff Aaron Rovenstine on Friday.
Officer Hurt In Crash
Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Lou Mediano was involved in a single-vehicle accident this morning.
ATF Investigates Firearms Violations Near Manchester
Agents from the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were conducting an investigation Thursday morning on Ind. 13, south of North Manchester.
Father’s Credit Card Stolen By Son
A Milford man is facing charges after police say he stole his dad’s credit card to pay women for sexual favors.
70 Years Of Membership
Gordon Rhodes, 94, Milford, was recently awarded a certificate commemorating 70 years of continuous membership to American Legion Post 253, North Webster.
Indiana State Police investigated a crash Wednesday at the intersection of CR 650W and Crystal Lake Road, Warsaw.
Center Street Crash
A Warsaw man was taken to a hospital after a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Center and Bronson streets.
New Ortho Company To Make Implants For Kids
A new orthopedic company – the second focused on devices for children – is being launched in Kosciusko County.
Jury Convicts 23-Year-Old In Child Molestation Case
A jury convicted Jonathen Lovelace, 23, of molesting a 5-year-old girl Wednesday in Kosciusko County Superior Court I.
Zimmer Biomet Promotes Delp
Zimmer Biomet has announced that Robert Delp, president of U.S. sales, will replace Stuart Kleopfer, president of Americas, who is retiring, according to a news release from the Warsaw-based company.
CPS Worker Charged With Official Misconduct
A Child Protective Services worker is facing charges after police say she helped a woman violate a custody order in connection with an attempted kidnapping charge.
Committee Assignments Let Banks Deal With Vet Issues
Third District Congressman Jim Banks was named to three overlapping House committees since being sworn in Jan. 3 – Armed Services, Veterans Affairs and the Science, Space and Technology committees.
Prosecutor Says Driver In Fatal Crash Remains Under Medical Supervision
Warsaw Man Pleads Guilty In October Stabbing Incident
A Warsaw man pleaded guilty Wednesday to stabbing his neighbor at the Victory Hotel with a box cutter.
Hisey Still Under Medical Care
The driver involved in the Dec. 25 double fatality in Syracuse is still under medical supervision.
Development Authority OKs $3.5M Grant For Buffalo St. Project
Warsaw Mayor Joe Thallemer was thrilled Tuesday to let the common council know a large grant had been approved for the North Buffalo Street Redevelopment Project.
3rd District Congressman Banks Talks With Constituents In Warsaw
Indiana’s new 3rd District representative, Jim Banks, on Tuesday made his first visit back to the district since being sworn into office Jan. 3.
Pie-Eyed Petey’s Plans 8th Annual Event
LEESBURG – The weather won’t be polar Saturday as it’s supposed to be in the 50s, but there will still be plunging into Tippecanoe Lake at Pie-Eyed Petey’s.
Judge Rules Victim Won’t Testify In Molestation Case
The alleged victim of child molestation will not testify in the trial of the man who is accused of the crime.
Winona Lake Council Approves New Roof For Fire Department
WINONA LAKE – The Winona Lake Fire Department will be getting a new roof.
Parks Department Sends Five-Year Master Plan To State DNR
The draft of the Warsaw Parks and Recreation Department’s five-year master plan is complete and has been sent to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
Town Of Syracuse In Dispute With Turkey Creek Over Sewer Bill
SYRACUSE – At the first 2017 monthly meeting of the Syracuse Town Council on Tuesday, town manager Henry DeJulia stated that the Turkey Creek Regional Sewer District stopped paying the amount it was billed and instead paid only half of what was due, without any notice to the town of Syracuse.
KCH Adds Cutting-Edge ‘TrueBeam’ Cancer Technology
New technology that can more precisely and quickly target and eradicate cancer is now being used at Lutheran Health Network’s Kosciusko Community Hospital.
MLK Luncheon: Guest speaker, award recipient share common vision of change
One thing the 29th Annual MLK Commemoration Luncheon speaker and the scholarship winner have in common is that both have witnessed the momentum of change.
Man Faces Charges After Bashing Another With Bat
A Warsaw man is facing charges after police say he knocked another man out with a baseball bat.
Man Faces Charge After Drunken Texts To A Minor
A man is facing charges after police allege he sent drunken sexually-related texts to a minor girl.
Webster Man Lands In Jail After Choking Girl Over Weed
A Webster man is accused of choking a girl in an argument over marijuana.
WCHS Grad’s Work Shown At Sundance
A documentary produced by a 2005 Warsaw Community High School graduate is getting its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in Salt Lake City, Utah, Friday.
Miller Named President Of Claypool Town Council
In a short meeting of the Claypool Town Council, there were four main items of business.
The council named Niki Miller to continue in her role as president.
Witnesses In Rovenstine Case Granted Immunity
Five people, including a former sheriff, have been granted immunity in the upcoming trial of Kosciusko County Sheriff Aaron Rovenstine, according to court documents filed Friday.
Akron Woman Sentenced
An Akron woman is facing one year in jail after shooting her husband, who she claims was abusive.
Jury Trial Tuesday In Claypool Molesting Case
A jury trial for a Claypool man accused of playing sexual games with a 5-year-old girl under a bed is scheduled to begin Tuesday.
Teen Arrested For Selling LSD At Warsaw High
In a coordinated effort between Warsaw Community High School and the Warsaw Police Department, an attempt to sell purported LSD at the school was thwarted Friday morning.
New Facility Helps Joe’s Kids Achieve More
Inside the new Joe’s Kids facility at 902 Provident Drive, Suite C, Warsaw, it looks like a child’s dream.
Senior Center Working To Expand Mobile Meals Deliveries
Mobile Meals wants homebound seniors to know:?Have we got a meal for you!
Tippy Valley Awarded Grants For PLTW
AKRON – Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation has been awarded two grants to help with Project Lead The Way activities and robotics teams throughout its two elementary schools, according to a news release from the school district.
Lou Mediano Added To KCSD Roster
Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department has a new addition to its roster.
February First Friday Is ‘Fire & Ice’
The first event in the 2017 First Friday lineup is “Fire & Ice.”
Truex, Mitchell Make History With Election To Council
In a quiet, barely noticeable way Thursday night, Kosciusko County Council made history when its two newest members took their seats at the year’s first meeting.
Two Caught With Stolen Guns Now Face Multiple Charges
Two Elkhart men were arrested Tuesday after Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department deputies say they were found with stolen guns after sleeping on a stranger’s property.
Erskine Special Speaker At Monday MLK Commemoration
Carl Erskine will be the special speaker at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration event Monday, according to news release from Warsaw Community Schools.
State Lawmakers Recognize WCHS Senior
Mason Metzger, a senior at Warsaw Community High School, was recognized by the Indiana House of Representatives for his strength and courage enriching the lives of others, according to a news release from Warsaw Community Schools.
Silver Lake Council OKs Funds For Archaeology Study
The Silver Lake Town Council Wednesday unanimously approved the funds for an archaeology study to be conducted prior to beginning the town's storm sewer project.
Grace College Welcomes Students, Families On Lancer Days
Lancer Days at Grace College offer high school students and their families the opportunity to experience campus life first-hand.
Area Superintendents Say ISTEP Grades Aren’t Accurate
Despite most area school corporations doing well on the state accountability grades, superintendents say the grades don’t accurately reflect student and teacher performance.
Dance Student Wins Scholarship
While attending the fall workshop of the Chicago National Association of Dance Masters, Debra Collier’s School of Dance student Hayley Shepherd caught the attention of master teacher and #TapLife Artistic Director Anthony Lo Cascio.
State Sen. Offers Legislation To Establish New Court In County
An area lawmaker is pushing legislation to establish a new court in Kosciusko County.
New Crosswalk Signs At Lakeview Equipped With Flashing Lights
Pedestrian safety at Lakeview Middle School improved with the installation of crosswalk signs with flashing lights near two intersections along East Smith Street in Warsaw.
Aviation Board Hears Updates On Capital Improvement Plans
Two items approved by the Board of Aviation Commissioners Tuesday were the December claims and the Capital Improvement Program to the Indiana Department of Transportation.
James Joins Winona Council
Heather James, 42, of 215 Roy St., Winona Lake, was elected Tuesday by the Republican caucus to fill Robert Swanson’s Ward 4 seat on the Winona Lake Town Council.
Wawasee School Board Swears In Members, Reorganizes
In a special meeting of the Wawasee School Board Tuesday, Mike Wilson and Don Bokhart were sworn in for the 2017-2018 school year.
Korean Vet Beer Recognized As Veteran Of The Month
Grace College Works To Make Bachelor’s Degree Attainable For More Students
Grace College has reached two new agreements with area colleges regarding adult learners.
Decker Takes Over As President Of Ivy Tech
The new president of Ivy Tech Community College’s Warsaw campus was introduced to facility and staff ?Monday afternoon.
City Hires Firm To Study Gatke, Downtown Projects
With several infrastructure projects on its hands this year totaling approximately $6 million, the Warsaw Redevelopment Commission approved a contract Monday with HWC Engineering to help the city develop two others.
Pierceton Woman Faces Kidnap Charge
A Pierceton woman is facing attempted kidnapping charges after police say she tried to talk her children into running from foster care.
Milford Town Council Tackles Issue Of Dilapidated Houses
MILFORD – The topic was dilapidated houses at the Monday meeting of the Milford Town Council.
WCS Board Elects Officers, Swears In Member
Warsaw Community Schools Board of Trustees kicked off the new year by electing its officers and swearing in a new member.
Two More Arrested In Seven-County Crime Spree
Two more men have been arrested by Pulaski and Kosciusko County officers in connection with an extensive crime spree that spans five Indiana counties and two Michigan counties.
Driver In Christmas Fatal Crash Now In ‘Good’ Condition
Mickgomery Hisey, a motorist involved in a crash that killed two people on Christmas, was upgraded to good condition this morning.
2 Arrests Connected To Multi-County Thefts In Ind., Mich.
Two men have been arrested by Kosciusko County officers in connection with an extensive crime spree that spanned five Indiana counties and two Michigan counties.
Pump Station Improvements Will Help City Drainage
Stormwater and sewer projects continue to be a big part of the discussion during the Warsaw Board of Public Works and Safety meetings.
Conservation District Offers Master Naturalist Class
Kosciusko County Soil and Water Conservation District will host a master naturalist class in Kosciusko County starting in March, according to Darci Zolman, the agency’s program administrator.
Beaman Home Wants To Reduce Stigma Around Stalking Victims
January Is National Stalking Awareness Month.
Warsaw Man Arrested For Stealing Jeep
A Warsaw man is facing robbery charges after police say he flagged down a passerby and stole his Jeep.
One Filing So Far For Winona Lake Council Seat; Deadline Saturday
As of Thursday night, one person has filed for the Winona Lake Town Council Ward 4 vacancy.
Buck Elected To Hillsdale College Board Of Trustees
Tobias W. Buck, Warsaw, was elected to the Board of Trustees of Hillsdale College, a private classical liberal arts college in south-central Michigan.
Ayres Retires From Law Enforcement After Two Decades
Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department Detective Sgt. J.D. Ayres retired Dec. 30, according to a news release from KCSD.
Retired K9 Used In Fire Investigations Dies
A retired Warsaw K9 dog that excelled in fire investigations in Warsaw and beyond has died.
Intersection at Detroit and Pope Will Not Become An All-Way Stop
The intersection of Pope and Detroit streets will not become an all-way stop, the Warsaw Traffic Commission determined Wednesday.
Manchester Selects Council President, VP
The North Manchester Town Council started the year by electing its president and vice president Wednesday.
Honor Flight Honors Culver’s Restaurant
Honor Flight of Northeastern Indiana honored a local restaurant for its contributions to the organization.
KCSD Deputy Smith Honored By Commissioners For Service To Country
James Smith, a deputy with the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department, was honored recently for his military service.
Center For Lakes And Streams Determines Discoloration In Center Lake Due To Algae
After analyzing samples from Center Lake, the Center for Lakes and Streams at Grace College determined that what caused a reddish/pink sheen in the lake was algae.
Three Face Drug Charges After Traffic Stop
A traffic stop led to the arrest of three people on drug-related charges last week.
Indiana Senate Page Applications Available
INDIANAPOLIS — State Sen. Ryan Mishler (R-Bremen) announced the Indiana Senate is now accepting applications for the Page Program.
Reflections From Two Long-Time County Officials
When Kosciusko County government reopened its doors today, two long-serving faces are no longer part of the leadership team.
MLK Celebration Set For Jan. 16
Members of the Committee to Commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will host the community celebration Jan. 16 at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center, Grace College, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., according to a news release from Warsaw Community Schools.
Goodwill Career Center Announces January Events
The Goodwill Community Career Center announced its events for January.
Open House At The YMCA To Start Off The New Year
By becoming involved with the Kosciusko Community YMCA, individuals have the opportunity to improve their health and well-being and connect with the community, all while participating in their favorite program or activity, according to a news release from the Y.
Warsaw Rotary’s annual fundraising campaign for the local Salvation Army raised $40,000 in 2016.
Driver In Fatal Crash Upgraded To ‘Fair’ Condition
A motorist involved in a Christmas car crash that killed two people has been upgraded to fair condition.
County Demo Chair Kolbe To ‘Retire From Partisan Politics’