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Corrections and Clarifications
Lakeland Christian Academy
Letters To The Editor
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U.S. 30 Crash
Police responded to a car accident at 7:34 p.m. Monday at the intersection of U.S. 30 and CR 800W, Etna Green.
Barkey To Take Helm At Madison Elementary As New Principal
An assistant principal at?Warsaw Community High School has been tapped to become the Madison Elementary School principal.
Fall Into Well Claims Life Of Lafontaine Man At Barbee
A Lafontaine man died after falling into a well on the Barbee Chain of Lakes, according to a news release from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
Judge Mulls Sentence In Crash That Killed Warsaw Architect
A man who pleaded guilty to reckless homicide in connection with a crash that killed Warsaw architect Mary Ellen Rudisel-Jordan said he feels unworthy to ask forgiveness from anyone other than God.
Charges Filed In Fatal Crash
Charges have been filed against a Warsaw man accused of causing an accident that killed a 17-year-old boy in Larwill Easter morning.
Music Is Theme For May 5 First Friday
Downtown Warsaw will come alive with the sound of music for May’s First Friday on May 5.
‘Speed Concepts’ variances OK’d for N. Detroit St.
Due to the growth and changes in downtown Warsaw and the north side, Steve Poe wants to move his business, Speed Concepts Inc., from U.S. 30E to 318 N. Detroit St.
Rise’n Roll Bakery Coming To Warsaw
Rise‘n Roll Bakery, a company known for its scrumptious cinnamon-carmel doughnuts, is coming to Warsaw.
Families Displaced Following Blaze At Heron Preserve Apartments
Eight families were displaced as a result of an apartment fire at the Heron Preserve Apartments, 1101 Heron Blvd., Warsaw.
Group Rallies For Diversity
Rallies and protests can divide people, but the purpose of Saturday’s Celebrate Diversity in Central Park, Warsaw, was to bring them together.
Battery Charges Filed In Alleged Attack On Girlfriend
Police arrested a Milford man Saturday in connection with multiple incidents of battery.
Milford Man Injured In Crash
A Milford man is in critical condition after a crash on Friday.
Grace College To Sponsor Free Sound Tech Training For Local Churches
WINONA LAKE – Grace College’s worship arts program will host free sound tech training for Kosciusko County church tech teams from 6 to 10 p.m. May 12.
Trial Scheduled For Double Fatal Driver
A jury trial has been scheduled for a man accused of being responsible for a Christmas night crash that killed two people.
City, LCB Partnering For Streetscape Along Indiana St.
Lake City Bank and the City of Warsaw are partnering together to construct a streetscape along Indiana Street between Center and Market streets.
KCV Donates Toward Alley Project
The Kosciusko County Velo Cycling Club recently donated $1,000 toward the alley activation project next to the city hall building.
A couple of anglers try their luck early this morning on the northwest side of Palestine Lake.
State Raises Grade For Lakeland Christian Academy
The Indiana accountability grade for Lakeland Christian Academy was upgraded from an “F” to a “C”, according to documents obtained from the Indiana Department of Education.
Tippy Valley To Offer Items For Sale In Online Auction
The Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation will offer a variety of items for sale to the public via online auction starting May 4 and concluding May 14.
The items to be sold are primarily the result of phases 2 and 3 of the Akron Elementary School renovation and construction project, scheduled to conclude in December.
Wildman Business Group Donates To Beaan Home
Recently, Wildman Business Group employees donated several cases of diapers and other necessary items for the young children who are served by the Beaman Home.
No injuries were reported after a rollover accident Thursday afternoon.
County Clarifies Tax Payment Info
Due to incorrect information provided by the county, a story in Saturday’s edition of the Times-Union about property tax deadlines included outdated information about banks that collect tax bills.
TIF Funds Will Cover Cost Of Claypool Drainage Fix
CLAYPOOL – Kosciusko County will tap into a tax increment finance fund to cover the cost of fixing drainage problems affecting a residential area northeast of Louis Dreyfus Commodities in Claypool.
Syracuse Man Suffers Fatal Stab Wound In Goshen
A Syracuse man died Tuesday after a stabbing in Goshen, according to a news release from the Goshen Police Department.
Charge Filed In Scheme To Sell Stolen Smart Phones
A Fort Wayne man was arrested Wednesday after police allege he sold 27 cell phones belonging to his employer.
Charge Dismissed In Robbery
Charges have been dismissed against a Topeka man who was arrested in connection to an armed robbery.
iBOP Donation To Cardinal
Indiana Business Opportunity Partners donated $3,088 to Cardinal Services recently after hosting its annual Spring Bling Bazaar and Quarter Auction.
Syracuse Takes Steps To Tackle Water Loss Problem
At the monthly Syracuse Town Council meeting Tuesday, Director of Public Works Rob Merchant reported that the town water loss is at 28.6 percent.
Per state requirement, this needs to be under 25 percent
Lincoln Dinner Speakers Named
Speakers at the Kosciusko County Republican’s Annual Lincoln Day Dinner will include Pete Seat, former deputy assistant press secretary to President George W. Bush, and Kyle Hupfer, the new Indiana State Republican chairman.
Banks Exceeds Trump’s Position On Military Buildup
If President Trump is looking for Congressional support for his plan to beef up the military, he’ll have one in Jim Banks.
Nobody Injured In Mobile Home Fire
A mobile home caught fire at the Regency Estates mobile home park, east of Pierceton, about 1 p.m Tuesday. No one was injured. No further information was available as of press time today.
Winona Changes Traffic Flow Through Kings Highway, Winona Avenue
Kings Highway will go back the way it was at the intersection of Winona Avenue.
Events Scheduled For Northern Indiana Lakes Festival
Francis Hampshire, 614 Austin Drive, Warsaw, awoke this morning to find this flock of pink flamingos in her yard.
Interpretive Hike Planned Saturday
The Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams is hosting a free spring interpretive hike Saturday beginning at the Lake City Greenway through Heritage Trail.
Leesburg Man Dies In Morning Crash
A Leesburg man died this morning after police say he ramped up over a flower bed in a car and crashed into a tree.
AIM, Mayor Tout House Version Of Road Funding Bill
State legislators in the Senate and House are hammering out the differences between two competing plans to fund long-term road construction, with a deadline set for midnight Friday.
Warsaw Schools Extending 1:1 Tablet Program To K-4
Warsaw Community School Board approved expanding its 1:1 tablet program at Monday’s board meeting.
As Valley Upgrades 1:1 Tablets, Old Ones Offered To Students
As Tippecanoe Valley High School begins efforts to replace the 450 to 500 Acer Iconia W 510P tablets that they have used for the last four years in their 1:1 technology efforts, they plan to offer them for sale to students and the general public.
‘Tis The Season
A farmer plows a field early this morning along CR 700W, north of Crystal Lake Road.
Mantis Skate Park Opens Saturday
The Warsaw Parks and Recreation Department will open Mantis Skate Park for the season Saturday at noon and closing at 8 p.m.
Warsaw Teen Dies In Crash
A Warsaw teen was killed and two others are hospitalized after an automobile accident in Whitley County Sunday morning, according to a crash report from the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department.
Truck Runs Into Center Lake
A man escaped injury at about 5:30 a.m. Sunday after a Warsaw Parks and Recreation Department employee pulled him out of his truck that was submerged in Center Lake.
Third Man Arrested In Connection With Armed Robbery
A third man was arrested Saturday in connection with an armed robbery in North Webster after police allege he drove the robbers to the scene.
KLA Cadets Complete 2016-17 White Paper Projects
Tuesday was the unveiling of the 2016-17 Kosciusko Leadership Academy White Paper Projects.
Wabash County Relay For Life April 22
NORTH MANCHESTER — Wabash County is inviting the community to join the fight against cancer in the 2017 Relay for Life.
The theme for the 2017 Relay is “Celebrating our Super Heroes,” to honor those fighting or who have fought cancer, along with their caregivers.
Relay For Life: Mother, Daughter Find Annual Event Part Of Healing Process
In a small gathering the other day I mentioned Relay for Life. “Will there be a lot of protesters?” someone asked.
Veteran Speaks About Optimism At Good Friday Breakfast
WINONA LAKE – A man who lost his leg in Afghanistan encouraged residents to find the positive things in their lives at a Good Friday Breakfast at Christ’s Covenant Church.
Local Teacher On HGTV Sunday
HGTV’s show “Lakefront Bargain Hunt” will feature a Warsaw teacher who found a home on Tippecanoe Lake.
Housing Opportunities Looking For Two Families For Grant Program
Housing Opportunities of Warsaw is seeking two families for a grant program to complete necessary work on their homes.
Property Tax Bills To Be Mailed Tuesday
Kosciusko County property tax bills will be mailed Tuesday.
4 Proposals Accepted For Winona Trail
WINONA LAKE – The Winona Art Commission has accepted four proposals for artwork representing the history of Winona Lake to be placed along the north leg of the Heritage Trail.
Takin' It Easy
A horse takes it easy along Country Club Road, north of Winona Beach Drive, while enjoying the mild springtime weather.
Gym Cost Rising At Triton
A plan for a new gym at Triton Jr.-Sr. High School may cost double what was initially planned.
$150,000 OK’d For Lake Projects
Indiana is directing more than $500,000 in grant money in the battle against invasive aquatic plants in state lakes, many of which are in Kosciusko County.
Mentone Library Funding Approved
Mentone’s public library’s request for $8,602 was approved by Kosciusko County Council Thursday night.
Johnny TinCap Visits WCPL
Johnny TinCap (L), mascot for the Fort Wayne TinCaps minor league baseball team, visited Warsaw Community Public Library Thursday afternoon for National Library Week.
Grace College Awards Intern, Applied Learning Students, Employers Of The Year
Grace College recognized students Spencer Roberts and Danielle Deal, and area employers CoolCorp and RSM, during the Influence Awards Luncheon on Tuesday.
Second Robbery Suspect Nabbed
Law enforcement Wednesday arrested the second suspect in connection with a North Webster armed robbery.
Panel Studies Union St., Winona Ave. Intersection
After looking at traffic around the Warsaw Community High School campus, the Indiana Department of Transportation found an issue with one intersection and made a suggestion for it: Make northbound Union Street at the intersection of Winona Avenue a right-turn only.
Warsaw Man Found Not Guilty Of Molesting 13-Year-Old Girl
A Warsaw man was acquitted of child molestation Wednesday in Kosciusko County Superior Court I.
Chicken Coop Burns
An old chicken coop burned down in Claypool Wednesday night.
New Downtown Warsaw Business Encounters Parking Issues
A new business in downtown Warsaw that will eventually include 20 employees soon realized it was facing a parking problem.
North Manchester To Celebrate Arbor Day April 28
Arbor Day in North Manchester will be celebrated April 28, the town council heard Wednesday.
K21 Approves $24.8K Grant To Pave North Webster School Trail
K21 Health Foundation recently approved a grant of $24,800 to join forces with Wawasee Community Schools to cover costs associated with paving the half-mile trail at North Webster Elementary School.
Holy Week Services
Many special services are planned at area churches this week as Holy Week continues through Easter Sunday:
The annual Taste of Agriculture kicked off Tuesday at the Kosciusko County Fairgrounds and wraps up Wednesday.
1 Arrested, 1 Sought In North Webster Armed Robbery Case
Kosciusko County officers have arrested one of the two suspects in Tuesday morning’s armed robbery at a North Webster residence.
Victim Testifies In Molesting Case
After more than three years since his arrest, the trial of a Warsaw man accused of molesting a 13-year-old girl began Tuesday in Kosciusko Superior Court I.
Bourbon Deals With Property Owner’s $22K Overdue Water Bill
BOURBON – The Bourbon Town Council spent several minutes Tuesday discussing how to resolve a potential settlement for properties owned by Karen Holmes.
Soup And Pie Luncheon
The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary will serve its annual Soup and Pie Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 19 at Center Lake Pavilion.
Airport To Seek Bids On Lease
Warsaw Municipal Airport will seek bids to lease three nearby parcels of farmland.
Manchester Teacher Who Resigned Wants Reinstated
Andrew Zimmerman, a sixth-grade teacher at Manchester Intermediate School, is asking to reclaim his teaching position after resigning last month.
WCPL Celebrates 100th Anniversary With Cake, Memories, Tours
Warsaw Community Public Library is constantly adapting to the world around it with new resources, from books, magazines and newspapers to audiobooks, downloads and 3D printers.
Kiwanis To Hold Pancake & Egg Breakfast
The Warsaw Kiwanis Club will host its annual Kiwanis Pancake & Egg Breakfast benefitting Riley Hospital for Children and the KC Riley Kids Fund.
Public Works Offering Expanded Services For Earth Week
The Public Works Department of the City of Warsaw, along with Borden Waste Away Services/Integra and Waste Management will offer expanded services to the residents of Warsaw April 17-21 in celebration of Earth Week.
CCS Offering Free Workshop On How To Grow Food
Combined Community Services will host a free workshop from 1 to 2 p.m. April 20 on “How to Grow Your Own Food,” with pre-registration.
Joe’s Kids Splatter Dash May 6
Joe’s Kids will hold its annual 5K Splatter Dash on May 6.
Mayor Thallemer Proclaims 2017 As The ‘Year Of The Library’
As it observes National Library Week this week, Warsaw Community Public Library also is celebrating its 100th anniversary.
Drivers Moving Barricades, Causing Damage On Husky Trail
In the first week of the Husky Trail road improvement project, drivers are ignoring the signs and causing safety issues.
Donnelly Touts Independent Voice After Supporting Gorsuch
What does U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly think about being a Blue Dog Democrat in a red state with Donald Trump in the White House?
Armed Robbery Suspects Sought
The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department is investigating an armed robbery early today at a North Webster residence, according to a press release from?the department.
BOW Approves Two Contracts For Wastewater Utility
Two Warsaw Wastewater Utility contracts approved by the Board of Public Works and Safety Monday will cost up to nearly $900,000.
Monthly T-U Winner
Pam Chastain is the Times-Union Autopay drawing winners for March. All Autopay customers are entered into our monthly drawing for a chance to win a $100 prize.
Body Found In Lake Believed To Be Missing S. Whitley Man
A body found in Larwill Lake over the weekend is believed to be that of a South Whitley man missing since last summer.
Marcus Wolfe, South Whitley, disappeared at age 19 after leaving his mother’s house in Columbia City.
KLA Invites Community To Project Proud
Kosciusko Leadership Academy invites the community to its Project Proud event, hosted at IVY Tech Warsaw, on Tuesday.
Taste Of Ag Is Tuesday
The public is invited to celebrate the diversity of Kosciusko County agriculture on Tuesday at “A Taste of Agriculture in Kosciusko County: A Family Affair.”
Bourbon Fire Department Receives Pet Oxygen Mask Kit
BOURBON – Invisible Fence of South Bend has donated a pet oxygen mask kit to the Bourbon Fire Department, according to a news release from the fire department.
Goshert Takes Over Sheriff Duties From Rovenstine
William “ Rocky” Goshert will take over the daily operational decisions for the Kosciusko?County Sheriff’s Department effective immediately Friday, according to a news release from KCSD.
Crowdfunding Project Close To Halfway Point
A crowdfunding effort to finance part of an alley way enhancement south of City Hall is almost halfway to its goal of $50,000.
Veteran Of The Month
Charles “Bub” Hartman was honored by the Kosciusko County Commissioners as the Veteran of the Month earlier this week.
April Is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
The National Sexual Violence Resource Center and the Beaman Home want communities to realize that sexual violence happens in every community and affects people of all genders and ages.
Local Kidney 5K Walk/Run Scheduled For Aug. 19 In Winona
The organizer of a local kidney walk said the event came from turning frustration into passion.
William?Southall is organizing the 5K walk/run to raise money for the American Kidney Fund.