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Indiana Republican Party Announces Date Of Caucuses; Nisly First To File To Run

INDIANAPOLIS — In accordance with Indiana Code, Indiana Republican Party Chairman Kyle Hupfer on Wednesday officially called two caucuses of eligible precinct committee members to separately fill ballot vacancies for the upcoming special election and the upcoming general election resulting from the passing of 2nd District U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski.
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Missing 16-year-old Walkerton girl found safe; suspect arrested

WALKERTON, Ind. (WNDU) - Update: Lacie has been recovered safety by the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department and Jamison has been placed under arrest. The Walkerton Police Department needs your help locating 16-year-old Lacie Lynn Mattke. Lacie weighs 120 pounds. She has brown shoulder length hair and brown eyes. She...
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Lincolnway West road closure extended to August 18

MISHAWAKA, Ind. - Lincolnway West will be closed between Main Street and Spring Street until August 18, the City of Mishawaka announced. The road work, which was expected to wrap up on Thursday, was extended due to unexpected circumstances with water main and service installations. Barricades and signs will stay...

Missing 16-year-old found, convicted felon arrested

Lacie Lynn Mattke. Photo courtesy: Walkerton Police Department Jamison Al Ashby. Photo courtesy: Walkerton Police Department 2005 red Ford Focus with Indiana license plate CPG660. Photo courtesy: Walkerton Police Department.
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City Deals With 2 Dilapidated Buildings Owned By Same Person

Those were the first words from a woman last week when she was approached and asked about the dilapidated four-unit apartment building at 500 Chinworth Drive in Warsaw. The neighbor said the building near her residence has gone downhill in the past year with police calls, drug use and a continuous flow of new people in and out of the building.
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Physical Evidence Presented To Jury In Murder Case

The state of Indiana called eight additional witnesses in the second day of a jury trial regarding a murder in Warsaw. In this case, Vickie Louise Wooldridge, 45, of 19 M Dee Acres, Nappanee, is charged with murder, a felony; attempted murder, a Level 1 felony; aggravated battery and attempted criminal confinement, both Level 3 felonies; and battery while armed with a deadly weapon, a Level 5 felony.
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Wawasee School Officials Says School Safety A Priority

SYRACUSE - Wawasee Community Schools began its 2022-23 school year on Wednesday. The night before, the Wawasee School Board heard a safety report from Superintendent Dr. Steve Troyer, Wawasee High School Assistant Principal Steve Perek and Syracuse Police Department officer Joe Leach. “One of the things that’s been a hot...

Plans being made to combine Milford and Wawasee Middle Schools

WAWASEE, Ind. (WNDU) - At a board meeting on Tuesday, Wawasee Superintendent, Dr. Steve Troyer stated that it was time to start thinking of how to combine Milford’s 6th through 8th grades with Wawasee Middle School. Troyer said that at Milford, the 6th through 8th grades only have a...
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WCHS Announces Free All-Sports Passes for Students

Warsaw - Warsaw Community Schools is pleased to announce a five-year partnership with SYM Financial Advisors to cover the cost of all-sport passes for all 9th-12th grade Warsaw Community High School students. In celebration of the partnership, The Warsaw Tiger cheer block will be identified as the “SYM Zone.” Students can look for the orange SYM Zone logo at all regular home athletic events, including basketball and football games.
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Budget Process Underway For Wawasee Schools

SYRACUSE - Planning for Wawasee Community School Corporation’s budget for 2023 has been underway, with interim Chief Financial Officer Dr. Brandon Penrod leading the School Board through a budget workshop Tuesday. After going through the workshop, the Board approved for Penrod to advertise the proposed budget on the public...

Sheriff’s Merit Board Hears Details About Barricade Incident

WARSAW — The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Office responded to an incident on Tuesday, Aug. 9, in which a man had barricaded himself in an attic. KCSO Sgt. Travis Shively provided that information at the Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Merit Board meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 10. He noted that Kosciusko County Sheriff Kyle Dukes had asked him to mention it at the meeting.

Summer ’23 season at Wagon Wheel

Wagon Wheel Theatre, 2515 E. Center St., in Warsaw has announced the lineup for their 2023 Summer Season. The immersive “in-the-round” theater will welcome six shows to the stage next summer, starting in June and ending in August. The first show will be family friendly favorite The Little...

Marshall County Bridge repair

MARSHALL, Ind. -- Bridge repair work begins August 10th in Argos. East of Hickory and Filbert, 17th road will be closed for two weeks. Marshall County asks you to take a different route.
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Warsaw School Board Hears Safety Update

School safety was a topic of discussion during the Warsaw School Board meeting Tuesday. Dr. David Robertson, assistant superintendent of elementary education, highlighted some of the work Warsaw Community Schools did over the summer in regards to school safety. He said the summer did start off with a countywide tabletop...

Funeral set for Emma Thomson, Rep. Walorski’s communications director

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. for Rep. Jackie Walorski’s communications director, according to the obituary. Emma Thomson, 28, from Johnstown, Pennsylvania, died Wednesday in an SUV-car crash near Wakarusa, Indiana. Thomson was in the SUV with Walorski in the crash that killed a total of four people.

An Ounce Of Meth Leads To 8-Year Sentence

WARSAW — A Mentone man will serve eight years in prison after police discovered him in possession of one ounce of methamphetamine. Dennis D. Meade, 54, 4929 S. 700W, Mentone, is charged with possession of methamphetamine, a level 3 felony; and resisting law enforcement, a class A misdemeanor. Two criminal charges, as well as two additional drug cases, were all dismissed as part of a plea agreement.

Syracuse Man Gets Six Year Sentence For Firing Handgun

WARSAW — A Syracuse man has been sentenced to six years after he fired a handgun near two people. Phom Ma Jack Davis Nakasen, 40, 1206 N. Algonquin Drive, was sentenced for five charges related to the incident. Those include one count of criminal recklessness committed with a deadly weapon, a Level 6 felony; two counts of pointing a firearm at another, both Level 6 felonies; carrying a handgun without a license, a Class A misdemeanor; and unlawful possession of a firearm by a domestic batterer, a Class A misdemeanor.

Lake City Bank Announces Two Promotions

WARSAW — Lake City Bank recently announced two new promotions. Karla J. Kroll has been promoted to assistant vice president, loan systems support officer. In this position, Kroll manages, develops and implements commercial lending tools and works with business units and third-party partners to provide the best solutions for the bank and its customers. She has been with the bank for 23 years.