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  • BZA Changes Tattoo Ruling After Supreme Court Decision
    After more than seven years, John Brown knew he had to take action.

    Brown’s desire to have the word “tattoo” as part of signage to promote his business, Take Action, 938 N. Detroit St., turned into a controversy in 2011 when he ultimately lost his zoning battle with the Warsaw Board of Zoning Appeals.
  • City Seeks Tunnel On North CR 100E For Runway Project
    Warsaw Airport officials said they will seek to construct a tunnel along North CR  100E, which is one of the steps needed to allow the airport to use more of its existing 6,000-foot east-west runway.
  • State Releases School Accountability Grades For 2017-18
    Most area schools’ and school corporations’ 2017-18 School Accountability Grades changed very little compared to 2016-17.
  • In the wake of a tragedy two weeks earlier, Wawasee’s school board heard Tuesday night the steps the corporation is taking to add greater assurance that everything that can be done, will be, to enhance students’ safety as they arrive and leave from school.
  • Warsaw School Board Approves New Playground Equipment
    New playground equipment is coming to Eisenhower and Harrison elementary schools after the Warsaw School Board approved the purchases Tuesday afternoon.
  • Board Recognizes TVHS 4-H Students Competing Nationally
    The Tippecanoe Valley School Board of Trustees recently recognized members of the high school’s 4-H program who have won a bid to national competition.
  • BYC Launches STEM, Art Rooms
    Kids at the Baker Youth Club won’t be able to avoid learning while having fun in two new rooms, even if they try.
  • Milford Council Hears Employee Health Plan Options
    For Milford Town Council, it isn’t a matter of whether or not its employee health plans will cost more, but how much more.

    Council members heard about two plans from its carrier at Monday night’s monthly meeting.
  • Tippecanoe Valley School Board expressed its appreciation Monday to the communities and staff members who worked to bring grants and donations to the schools.
  • Anyone looking for a way to give back this Christmas season can sponsor a family in need within the Tippecanoe Valley School Corp. through the Miracle Tree program.
  • Patricia Faroh Receives Teacher Of The Year Award
    The Fort Wayne-South Bend Diocese of Catholic Schools has an award called the “Light of Learning Award.” It honors one teacher from each school per year for every school in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend Catholic Schools.
  • Tree Lighting Ceremony Dec. 1
    The Village at Winona is hosting its annual Christmas Tree lighting ceremony Dec. 1 in conjunction with Toys for Tots.
  • Whito Board Approves Teacher Contract
    Whitko School Board held a special meeting Monday night to approve the teachers’ master contract prior to the state deadline of Thursday.
  • Remembering WWI
    Dick Dobbins tolls the bells during the program as the American Legion and VFW Post Honor Guard stand at attention in the background.
  • Honoring Veterans
    Local veterans and others celebrated Veterans Day Sunday at the Center Lake Pavilion in Warsaw. In this photo, Ken Locke was the featured speaker at the pavilion.
  • Wawasee Robotics Excels In Tournament At Crown Point
    The Wawasee robotics team won the tournament championship, robotics skills champion and qualified two teams for state tournament at Crown Point on Saturday.
  • Free Thanksgiving Meal Friday In Akron; Fish Fry Events In Claypool and Akron Saturday
  • Indiana Official Accuses Facebook Page Of ‘Intellectual Dishonesty’
    Indiana’s public access counselor, caught in the middle of a dispute between the mayor of Warsaw and a former city council member, accused the folks who posted a story on the Warsaw Community Facebook page of taking his comments out of context.
  • Warsaw Veteran Feels Blessed For The Life He Lived
    A highlight of Don Correira’s Honor Flight on Sept. 19 was when his grandson – a major in the Marine Corps who works at the Pentagon – surprised him at the military monuments in Washington, D.C.
  • Locals Love Trump For His Successes In Spite Of Himelf
    Numerous folks from Kosciusko County ventured over to Fort Wayne Monday night for President Donald Trump’s election eve rally aimed at helping Senate candidate Mike Braun, the eventual victor against incumbent Democrat Joe Donnelly.
  • On The East China Sea
    Damage Controlman Fireman Keihen Hanley (R), from Bourbon, is shown on the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville during a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Tippecanoe.
  • Council Hears Details Of 2nd Sewer Rate Hike
    City officials unveiled details for a second sewer rate hike Monday night.

    The second rate increase, if approved, and combined with one last year, will result in about a 26 percent increase for the average residential customer, which is less than earlier estimates of 39 percent.
  • County Delays Vote On Tippy/Chapman Sewer Plan
    The petition to the Indiana Department of Environmental Management for the proposed Tippecanoe and Chapman lakes regional sewer district was tabled by both the Kosciusko County Council and Commission at a joint meeting Thursday night.
  • Council approves measures for new North Webster Library
    Kosciusko County Council approved three measures, including the sale of $4.62 million in bonds to finance construction of a new library in North Webster. The action came during the council’s meeting Thursday night.
  • Stonehenge Golf Club Closing Permanently
    Stonehenge Golf Club in Warsaw is closing, according to Times-Union reporting partner New Now Warsaw.

    Head golf professional Griffyn Carpenter confirmed for News Now Warsaw’s Roger Grossman Thursday that the club was closing its doors next week and would not reopen next spring.
  • Racetrack Lawsuit Heads To Mediation
    The two sides involved in the lawsuit over motorized racing at the Kosciusko County fairgrounds are headed to mediation.
  • Claypool Woman Arrested After Allegedly Stabbing Husband In Head
    A Claypool woman was arrested Wednesday after allegedly stabbing her husband in the head with a knife.
  • Results from the student count used to determine grant funding in Indiana schools for the 2018-19 school year have been released.

    Funding is based in part on Average Daily Membership (ADM) counts.
  • Milford, Officer Being Sued Over Town’s Noise Ordinance
    The town of Milford and one of its police officers are facing a civil tort claim over the town’s noise ordinance.
  • A Warsaw man was arrested Thursday after allegedly choking a woman while trying to take her cellphone.
  • Bell Ringing
    The 97th annual Christmas Campaign will begin Nov. 23.
  • Hog Roast Saturday Benefits Cancer Patient
    Friends and family of Edward Dempsey are hosting a hog roast benefit on Saturday to help defray his medical treatment and living expenses.

    Dempsey, 50, is battling stage 3 colon cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy treatments.
  • Wawasee Key Club Food Drive; WCS To Host Job Fair Saturday; Winona Offices Closed Monday; Lions Fry Is Saturday

     

  • Program Encourages Distressed Students To Reach Out To Others
    Instead of students keeping their problems to themselves, Warsaw Community High School is encouraging them to reach out to someone they can trust through a new schoolwide program.
  • The Tri-Lakes Lions Club will have a fish and tenderloin from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday.
  • Early bird pricing is available until Monday for Manchester Main Street’s seventh annual Holiday Gala Dec. 1 in the Cordier Auditorium on the campus of Manchester University.
  • Despite Protests, Officials Say Programs Available For Addicts
    Two women stood in the chilly weather Wednesday next to the Justice Building at the corner of Indiana and Lake streets hoping to bring attention to a cause that hits close to home for them.
  • Bazaar, Paddle Auction Saturday
    iBOP will hold its  biggest fundraiser of the year Saturday at the Baker Youth Club on Smith Street in Warsaw.
  • Several Veterans Day Events Planned
    A listing of several Veterans Day activities in Kosciusko County.
  • County Plan Commission Votes Against Easement Vacation
    Kosciusko County Area Plan Commission recommended denying the vacation of a lakeside easement and approving rezoning property at Ind. 15 and Levi Lee Road at its  monthly meeting Tuesday.
  • Stackhouse Cruises In Wayne Twp.
    Democrat Party efforts to gain a say in Wayne Township fell by the wayside Tuesday night as Republican Jeanie Stackhouse easily turned back an inspired effort by Shari Benyousky and her Democrat team.
  • County GOP Incumbents Roll To Re-Election
    Republican incumbents dominated Kosciusko County government races Tuesday, with two candidates taking 74 percent of the vote and a third garnering 79 percent in their bids for re-election.
  • Voters Send New Faces To Local School Boards
    When the local school boards reorganize in January, there’ll be some new and familiar faces after Tuesday’s election.
  • Local Vote
      Following is a ballot listing vote totals and percentages for candidates in Tuesday’s general election.
  • Warsaw Community Schools’ middle school band, choir and orchestra departments will present their Veterans Day concerts at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday in the Lakeview Middle School gymnasium.
  • Voter Turnout Brisk At Polls This Morning
    Election turnout this morning ranged from steady to “very busy” at precincts in Warsaw and Winona Lake.
  • 2nd Phase, 3rd Shell Building Mark New Chapters At Tech Park
    Warsaw’s Technology Park might have begun quietly, but is seeing its biggest growth spurt to date.
  • Milford Vet Honored By French Government
    More than 70 years after flying his last mission, World War II veteran and longtime Milford resident Dan Levernier was awarded the National Order of the Legion of Honour by the government of France in a ceremony Monday at the Milford Community Center.
  • Looking for a gift for an educator this holiday season to show appreciation for their work in the classroom, on the field or court and at after-school activities?
  • ABATE Donation
    The Kosciusko County Chapter of American Bikers Aimed At Education donated a half dozen shopping carts full of canned goods and non-perishable food items to Our Father’s House Monday afternoon.
  • Email communications between former Whitko Superintendent Steve Clason, Chief of Operations Dirk Felger and Dana Wannemacher, president of Barton Coe Vilamaa architects, and other individuals were released on a Whitko Budget Discussions Facebook page Saturday.
  • D-18 Candidates Wolkins, Moore Differ On Everything
    In a rematch from 2016, Dave Wolkins and his challenger, Dee Moore, agree on one thing – they disagree on every legislative issue.
  • Grace College and Mission Point Community Church in Winona Lake are partnering to sponsor the ninth-annual Supermarket Sweep on Wednesday at Owen’s Market, 2211 E. Center St., Warsaw.
  • Boy Scouts Assist With Food Distribution
    The Society of St. Andrews supported Kosciusko County food pantries with 42,000 pounds of potatoes.
  • ‘Threads Of Valor’ Event Planned Nov. 21 At Senior Activity Center
    On Nov. 21, Kosciusko Senior Activity Center will host Liberty Sewing Circles’ eighth Threads Of Valor presentation honoring 13 county veterans at 800 N. Park Ave., Warsaw.
  • 5 Running For 3 Seats For Tippy Valley School Board
    Tippecanoe Valley School Corp. has elections for three seats on the school board.
  • Huntington Man Faces Arson Charges
    A Huntington man is behind bars after allegedly trying to set fire twice to the residence near Barbee Lake of a person he had a prior relationship with.
  • Shop For Cure JM Is Saturday
    To say that Kristine Alderfer is impressed with how her daughter Katherine has handled battling Juvenile Myositis for over eight years might be an understatement.
  • Marsh Supermarket, closed since May 2017, was one of five businesses to renew its liquor license at the Kosciusko County Alcohol and Tobacco Commission meeting Thursday.
  • Bogus $50 Bill Lands Warsaw Man In Jail On Counterfeiting Charge
    A Warsaw man is facing a counterfeiting charge after altering a $10 bill to make it look like a $50 bill and then using it at a North Webster store.
  • Prayer For Valley
    Tippecanoe Valley High School students led a prayer this morning in the Tippecanoe Valley Middle School gymnasium for students and the community. Fellowship of Christian Athletes initiated the gathering for prayer for the events of this past week and for the weeks and months ahead.
  • Shrine Turkey Shoot Winners
    The gun winners for the 21st annual Shrine Turkey Shoot have been announced. Pictured (L to R) are, front row: Deb Drudge, winner of the Mossberg 590 M raffle; Kanyon Michael and his dad Chad Michael, winner of the .410 youth shotgun donated by Two Bear Arms; second row: Randy Riner, Scott Wallace, John Sadler and Don Smith, Kosciusko County Shrine Turkey Shoot Committee members; and Levi Ebersole and Bryan Koorey of Two Bear Arms Gun Shop.



  • No Shave November
    The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department, along with many other law enforcement agencies, will be participating in a “No Shave November” fundraiser to support local schools with unpaid school lunches again this year.
  • Wellness Expert To Speak; Potato Drop Saturday; Purdue Extension Offers Youth New Landscape Challenge; Veteran ‘Stand Down’ Wednesday;

    Time Change Means Extra Hour For Alcoholic Beverage Sales
  • Tippy Valley Changes Bus Stop In Response To Fatal Accident
    After Tuesday’s accident that claimed the lives of three Tippecanoe Valley students and injured a fourth, the school corporation announced Wednesday a change to that bus stop.
  • ‘Thanks For Giving’ Is Theme Of November First Friday Event
    November is widely considered to be a time for giving thanks and giving back to the community.

    In keeping with that tradition, “Thanks for Giving” is the theme for First Friday, from 5 to 9 p.m. in downtown Warsaw.
  • CASA Fundraiser Auction Features ‘Mysterious’ Art Piece
    The featured auction item at the Nov. 9 CASA of Kosciusko County 17th Annual Holiday Festival fundraiser has a bit of mystery to it.
  • Child Seduction Charge Filed
    A Warsaw man is facing a child seduction charge after allegedly having sex with a girl under 18 years old more than once.
  • An ‘Oompa Loompa’ Halloween
    The staff at VanWormer Family Dentistry, 312 N. Lake St., Warsaw, dressed up for Halloween Wednesday.
  • Open House Offers Chance To Explore 4-H Program
    Youth in grades 3-12 and their families will have the chance to explore the many opportunities offered by the Kosciusko County 4-H Program at the second annual 4-H Open House Nov. 17.
  • Join the YMCA for an informative “lunch and learn” session on the YMCA’s Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring program.
  • Shrine Club Receives $500 Donation
    The American Legion, Sons of the American Legion Squadron 49 recently donated $500 to the Kosciusko County Shrine Club Turkey Shoot to benefit the Shrine Children’s Hospitals.
  • Driver Faces Felonies In Triple Fatal
    It’s not uncommon for school children to catch a bus on a state road, but Tuesday morning’s accident that claimed the lives of three Tippecanoe Valley school children and injured a fourth is extremely uncommon.
  • Six herons find perches along the canal by Kiwanis Park on East Smith Street Tuesday afternoon.
  • WCS School Board Candidates Share Views During Forum
    The three candidates for Warsaw School Board District 1 agreed during Tuesday night’s forum that teacher compensation is an issue that needs to be reviewed.
  • Commissioners Approve Final Sewer District Borders
    After a few sparks flew, Kosciusko County Commissioners made adjustments to and then approved the final plat for the proposed but yet unnamed regional sewer district to serve the Tippecanoe and Chapman lakes area.