Jackie Gorski

Lifestyles Editor

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It’s Sponsorship And Media Day At The Community Fair

Today is Sponsorship and Media Day at the 107th Annual Kosciusko County Fair.

Burket Council Talks Speeding, Speed Limit Signs

BURKET – People speeding on Center Street drew concerns during the Burket Town Council meeting Thursday.

Oakwood Cemetery Board OKs 2025 Budgets

Oakwood Cemetery Board of Regents approved 2025 budgets Thursday.

Farmers, Truckers & Military Day At Community Fair

Today is Farmers/Truckers/U.S. Military Day at the 107th Annual Kosciusko County Fair.

Today Is Senior Day At The County Fair

Today is Senior Day at the 107th Annual Kosciusko County Fair. Below are a listing of events at the fair today and Thursday.

National Eucharistic Procession Travels Through Parts Of Kosciusko County

A number of people walked from Fort Wayne to Plymouth, in full or in part, as part of the national Eucharistic procession Tuesday.

Warsaw Schools Establishing Welcome Center For New Students’ Health

While Kennedy Wagner will take over as the nurse coordinator at Warsaw Community Schools, Tracey Akers will establish the Welcome Center for the school district.

Today Is Kiddies Day At The County Fair

Today is Kiddies Day/4-H Leader Appreciation Day at the 107th Annual Kosciusko County Fair.

Triton School Corp. Has New Cell Phone Policy

BOURBON – Triton School Board was updated Monday about the school corporation’s new cell phone policy.

Community Fair Kicks Off Monday

Opening day for the 107th Annual Kosciusko County Fair is today. Below are a listing of events at the fair Monday and Tuesday.

County Fair Events Begin This Weekend With Animal Shows

The 107th annual Kosciusko County Fair begins this weekend. Below is a listing of events that are happening today, Sunday and Monday.

Mentone Council Hears From Residents About Viking Drive, Jackson Street Connection Suggestion

MENTONE – Mentone Town Council heard from several residents about a prior suggestion from a property owner about connecting Viking Drive and Jackson Street Wednesday.

Winona Council Tables Pavilion Committee Appointments

WINONA LAKE – While the Winona Lake Town Council approved the job description for a director-level position and a request for proposal (RFP) for ice operations Tuesday, they tabled a decision on the appointments for the Miller Sunset Pavillion Committee.

4th Of July Celebration List Updated

The Fourth of July celebrations have already started and a number of local towns and associations are planning more events over the next few days. Following is an updated list about those events.

Kosciusko County Fair Events Begin July 7

The 107th Annual Kosciusko County Fair starts July 7 and goes through July 13.

Kosciusko County 4-H Royalty Crowned

Kosciusko County 4-H Royalty was crowned during the annual 4-H Royalty, Fashion Revue and Awards night Thursday at Lakeview Middle School.

July 4th Celebrations Begin This Weekend

The Fourth of July will be celebrated starting Saturday, June 29 and a number of local towns and associations are planning events.

Winona Council Approves Committee Resolution

WINONA LAKE – Winona Lake Town Council approved a resolution Tuesday adopting internal controls for town committees.

Juneteenth Brings History And Community Together

Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery on June 19, 1865, in the U.S.

Museum Holds Circus Event

The Old Jail Museum displayed Indiana’s circus history as it hosted “Museum Under the Big Top” from 5 to 9 p.m. in conjunction with the June Third Friday’s celebration in downtown Warsaw.

Syracuse Man Facing Child Molesting, Other Charges

A Syracuse man has been arrested after allegedly molesting a child under 14.

Pierceton Man Charged With Battery Charges, Resisting Arrest

A Pierceton man was arrested on battery and resisting law enforcement charges.

Third Friday Set To Start At 4 P.M.

Third Friday will be held a little earlier than usual this month.

Winona Approves Service Agreement For Street Department

WINONA LAKE – Winona Lake Town Council approved a municipal services agreement Tuesday for the street department.

Cerulean Holds Ribbon-Cutting For Remodel

WINONA LAKE – After Cerulean Restaurant, 1101 E. Canal St., Winona Lake, completed a remodel of the restaurant, they celebrated Tuesday with a ribbon-cutting with the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce.

Light Rail Café Holds Ribbon-Cutting For Improvements

WINONA LAKE – Light Rail Café, 1000 Park Ave., Winona Lake, held a ribbon-cutting with the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce Tuesday after reopening due to the café making improvements.

Leininger Named 2024 Miss Kosciusko County Fair Queen

Jordyn Leininger was crowned 2024 Miss Kosciusko County Fair Queen Saturday at the Kosciusko County Fairgrounds.

Town Cleanup A Continuing Conversation For Burket Town Council

BURKET – Burket Town Council continued a discussion about town cleanup Thursday.

Warsaw School Board Recognizes 10-Year Anniversary Of Hoffert As Superintendent

On July 1, Dr. David Hoffert will have served as Warsaw Community Schools’ superintendent for 10 years.

Warsaw Man Charged With Possession Of Child Pornography

A Warsaw man has been arrested for having sexually explicit videos and photos on his phone of a minor after allegedly traveling to New York state to have sex with a minor.

Triton School Board Hears About Building Work

BOURBON –  Superintendent Jeremy Riffle updated the Triton School Board Monday on some of the work going on at the school buildings.

All Signs Point To Marriage For McCray And Walcott

PIERCETON – If Gina McCray hadn’t seen the signs before of what Dan Walcott was going to propose, she certainly did Friday.

Winona Council Approves Cash Fund For Clerk-Treasurer’s Office, Park Department

WINONA LAKE – Winona Lake Town Council approved an ordinance to establish a change fund for the park department and clerk-treasurer’s office during a special meeting Friday.

Sexton Updates Board On Work At Oakwood Cemetery

Sexton Hal Heagy updated the Oakwood Cemetery Board of Regents Thursday on work being done at the cemetery.

Mentone Council Approves Sewer Rate Increase

MENTONE – Mentone Town Council approved a sewer rate increase ordinance Wednesday, which will go into effect immediately.

Winona Lake Works On Future Of Pavilion

WINONA LAKE – Winona Lake Town Council may be looking at setting up a Miller Sunset Pavilion Committee to oversee operations at the pavilion.

After Six-Year Absence, Silver Lake Days Returns

SILVER LAKE – Silver Lake Days is scheduled for Friday and Saturday.

Grand Marshal A Surprise Until Just Before Parade Begins

SILVER LAKE – Every year, the grand marshal of the Silver Lake Days parade is announced just prior to the beginning of the parade.

Kerlin Receives President’s Award For 4th Consecutive Year, 7th Overall

SILVER LAKE – Of a little over 3,000 Ford Motor Co. franchise dealers in the U.S., only 300 received the President’s Award this year for 2023.

Mentone Alumni Reflect On School During Open House

MENTONE – The Mentone High School Alumni Association celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Mentone High School Class of 1974, the last class to graduate from the high school, with an open house Saturday.

Oakwood Cemetery Memorial Day Service Honors Fallen Heroes

Those who died during military service were honored during a Memorial Day service at Oakwood Cemetery Monday.

One Hurt By Gunfire Thursday In Warsaw

A person was airlifted after a shooting on Rosemont Avenue Thursday.

Milford Food Bank Kicks Off Fundraiser

MILFORD – The Milford Food Bank kicked off its fundraiser for its distribution center Wednesday.

Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremony Held At ZB Center Lake Pavilion Thursday

Marine Lance Cpl. David Fribley was recognized Thursday during Zimmer Biomet’s annual Memorial Day wreathlaying ceremony.

Warsaw Woman Injured In Collision With School Bus

A Warsaw woman was injured and transported to the hospital after a collision with a Warsaw Community Schools bus Monday.

Pavilion Management Company Seeks To Terminate Contract With Winona

WINONA LAKE – The town of Winona Lake will be out of a management company to oversee the Miller Sunset Pavilion as of July 31.

Grant May Provide Warsaw Community Schools With AI Tool

If awarded a grant, students and teachers at Warsaw Community Schools will have access to an artifical intelligence tool next year.

Warsaw Community Schools Undergoes Administration Changes

Several staff changes were announced during the Warsaw School Board meeting Monday.

Women Owned Business Market Held Sunday

The first Women Owned Business Market took place Sunday at The Barn 1880, 2076 N. CR 100E, Warsaw.

Edgewood Students Take To The Water With Project-Based Unit

Edgewood Middle School students took to the water Friday with cardboard boats that were part of a schoolwide project-based unit incorporating a book about an Olympic rowing team.