Driver killed in vehicle crash, rollover in Steuben County outside Angola
ANGOLA, Ind. (WISH) — A Steuben County man died Monday night after his car ran off the road and rolled several times, Indiana State Police said Tuesday. Police identified the man as Alex Loy, 29, of Hamilton, Indiana. Troopers were called to the intersection of Metz Road and County...
UC man at large four months after failing to appear for sentencing in high speed chase
COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) – A Union City man remains at large after he failed to appear for two Branch County Circuit Court sentencing hearings on October 16 and 23. A warrant has been issued for 26-year-old Owen Waters who was charged with seven counts following a November 10, 2022 high speed pursuit while two children were in his vehicle.
Savor the Flavor of Angola: A Journey Through its Top 4 Pubs
In this article, we will be exploring four distinctive pubs in Angola. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your experiences! Please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Man in Custody After Allegedly Setting Fire to Pizza Hut in DeKalb County, No Injuries Reported
A local man is in custody after flames engulfed a Pizza Hut in DeKalb County, causing early morning chaos but thankfully resulting in no injuries. DeKalb County Fire and Rescue teams were dispatched to the 2700 block of Evans Mill Road around 4:30 a.m. where the fire was reported, according to FOX 5.
Steuben County shelter asks for help saving puppy with heart defects
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA) - The Community Humane Shelter of Steuben County announced an “emergency appeal” for help saving Louis, a 5-month-old puppy with multiple heart defects. Louis, adopted at just 8 weeks old last October, was recently diagnosed with three heart defects. It’s said that if left...
Votes cast against front-runners in Tuesday's Branch County presidential primary
BRANCH COUNTY — Only 17% of the county’s 9,043 voters cast ballots in Tuesday's Michigan presidential primary. However, protests against incumbent Democrat Joe Biden and Republican front-runner Donald Trump showed in Tuesday’s tabulations. Trump received 4,084 votes in the county, while 1,142 voted for Nikki Halley and...
Thunder to lean on Hill in title defense season
ANGOLA, Ind. (WFFT) -- As the Trine University softball team gets set to defend its DIII National Title, the Thunder will be relying heavily on the services of sophomore Debbie Hill this season. Hill was named the TUCCI/NFCA Division III Freshman of the Year for her stellar play last season....
Northeast Iowa teen pleads not guilty for pursuit that ended with a flaming vehicle
DECORAH, Iowa – A trial is scheduled for a teen accused of leading law enforcement on a chase through northeast Iowa. Kaden Brown, 18 of Castalia, has pleaded not guilty to eluding and OWI-1st offense. Brown was arrested on December 30, 2023. The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s Office says Brown...
Indiana PGA honors Benson with Strausbaugh Award
MUNCIE, Ind. — The Indiana Section PGA recognized Catherine (Cat) Benson, dean of Trine University’s Ketner School of Business, with its Bill Strausbaugh Award on Monday in Muncie, Indiana. The honor was one of several special awards presented at the organization’s annual business meeting, held in the Horizon...
Springfield man sentenced to jail for April 7 serious injury crash
BRANCH COUNTY — A 46-year-old Springfield man will serve jail time after pleading no contest in December to operating a vehicle while under the influence of marijuana, causing serious injury. Raymond Root III was sentence Monday to six months in the county jail under the plea bargain. Public defender...
Amstutz excited for new role at East Noble
KENDALLVILLE, Ind. (WANE) – After a dozen years as the head football coach at East Noble High School, Luke Amstutz will transition into a new role as the school’s Activities Director, with the oversight of the athletic department as one of his duties. With the move, Amstutz has relinquished his coaching position after posting a […]
High Voltage Dance Team helps special night shine
SHIPSHEWANA, Ind. — Trine University’s High Voltage Dance Team, alongside Trine mascot Storm, attended a special event to celebrate those ages 14 and older who have special needs. The ninth annual Night to Shine, founded and supported by the Tim Tebow Foundation, took place nationwide on Feb. 9....
Reading schools operating millage fails at ballot
— Voters in the Reading Community Schools District narrowly defeated a ballot proposal for an operating millage during Tuesday’s Presidential Primary Election that saw 8,321 of Hillsdale County’s 31,075 registered voters cast a ballot. Reading’s operating millage gathered 426 votes in favor of passing the millage and 467...
Winners announced for KSB Collegiate Sales Cup
Trine University students got the opportunity to show off their salesmanship when the Trine Sales and Marketing Association held its first KSB Collegiate Sales Cup on Feb. 21. Trine students competed for cash prizes in a 15-minute role-playing exercise and a 60-second video pitch. Winners in the role play-competition were...
Coldwater makes a statement with big win over Portage Central in regular season finale
COLDWATER – If you talk to any coach at any level of sports, they will all share the same sentiment, that they want to be at their best come playoff time. If Thursday night is any indication, the Coldwater varsity girls' basketball team is peaking at just the right time. The Cardinals put an emphatic stamp on a superb regular season at the Coach Floyd Eby Gymnasium on Thursday, handing the Division 1 Associated Press honorable...
UC man who led police on high speed chase goes to MDOC on drug and weapons charges
COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) – A Union City man was sentenced to serve 29 months to 10 years in the Michigan Department of Corrections on Monday after he led police on a high speed chase while driving a motorcycle last May. 48-year-old Brett Brooks entered no contest pleas to charges...
Trine University spring enrollment shatters 10,000 student mark
ANGOLA, Ind. (WANE) Trine University in Angola, Indiana continues to grow its student enrollment. The school announced Tuesday it has set a record for spring enrollment with a 40 percent gain from the spring of 2023. Trine had 12,891 students enrolled in all programs for the spring 2024 semester in its official headcount, compared to 9,263 a year ago.
Lake Seneca Unveils Painted Horses As Part Of Beautification Project
PHOTOS BY JOHN L. WINRIGHT / THE VILLAGE REPORTERUNVEILING THE HORSES … Eight horses received a make-over and will be installed at the Lake Seneca Park. An evening of great food, fellowship, and entertainment was held on Monday, February 19th at the Arrowhead Lodge Community building at Lake Seneca.
BUSINESS BEAT: Bronson Chamber hosts first Member Appreciation Banquet
BRONSON, MI (WTVB) – The Bronson Chamber of Commerce hosted its first Member Appreciation Banquet at the Bronson American Legion banquet hall on Saturday, February 24. This event was the Chambers way of celebrating local businesses and giving back to them by honoring them with a fun night of music, food, silent auction items, door prizes, and networking.
Six seniors sign for college football at East Noble
KENDALLVILLE, Ind. (WANE) – Six East Noble High School seniors signed to play college football on Monday as Zander Brazel (Trine), Keegan Corbin (Trine), Zack Leighty (Marian University), Connor Leins (Trine), Grant Pattee (Saint Francis), and Tyson Reinbold (Trine) all signed a letter of intent.