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Three Teens Involved in Crash

The Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office said they believe alcohol to be a factor in an early Sunday morning accident in Coshocton. It took place just before 5AM in the 30000 block of State Route 643 in Crawford Township. Authorities said 18-year-old Jesse Yoder of Millersburg, Indiana was traveling south on State Route 643 when he lost control and went off the right side of the roadway.
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Collision At CRs 1300N And 300E Sends Car Into Pond

MILFORD — A collision between a Lexus and Acura RDX sent the Lexus into a pond Sunday morning, June 26. The crash occurred at approximately 10:45 a.m. at CR 1300N and CR 300E, east of Milford. At least one person, a passenger in the Acura, was possibly transported according...
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Girl, 2, struck by car backing up out of driveway in Goshen

A 2-year-old girl was hospitalized after she was struck by a car that was backing out of a driveway. The collision happened around 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 25, at a home in the 24000 block of County Road 24. Elkhart County Sheriff’s Deputies say a 51-year-old Goshen man was...

Operation Blue Heat results in 68 arrests on 171 criminal charges

NORTH-CENTRAL INDIANA -- Nine police departments across north-central Indiana teamed up to stem the flow of illegal narcotics into Hoosier communities. Officers from the Indiana State Police, the Miami County Sheriff’s Department, the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department, the Cass County Sheriff’s Department, the Tipton County Sheriff’s Department, the Kokomo Police Department, the Logansport Police Department, the North Manchester Police Department, and the Thorntown Police Department utilized both marked and unmarked police cars to conduct saturation patrols on U.S. 31 in Miami, Howard, Tipton, and Fulton counties.

Jordan Hoffman Crowned Queen Of Lakes At Mermaid Festival’s Pageant

NORTH WEBSTER — Jordan Hofmann was crowned Queen of Lakes at the 76th Queen of Lakes Pageant held Saturday, June 25, at the North Webster Community Center. The pageant followed a busy day of Mermaid Festival activities, including the parade, in which the nine pageant contestants took part. Hofmann...

Ride for Rio; Elkhart rallies to end bullying

ELKHART, Ind. (WNDU) - Rio’s Rainbow Ride happened today in Elkhart, and community members came out in an effort to end school bullying. Rio’s parents’ message was clear; they want to bring the community together and put an end to bullying. Rio Allred, a 12-year-old North Side...

Man accused of hitting four-year-old

ELKHART, Ind. – A man was arrested on Wednesday after he allegedly hit a four-year-old in the face, the Elkhart Police Department reported. At 11:52 a.m., officers were called to the 300 block of Middlebury Street for a battery report. Officers arriving on scene were told the suspect was...

Pet of the Week: Corbert is ready for a new family to lounge around with

Corbert was surrendered to the South Bend Animal Resource Center in 2017 because his family was moving and unable to take him to their new home. It didn’t take long before he was adopted, and we were so happy for him. But life took an unexpected turn for Corbert and he was found as a stray in Grovertown, Ind. this March. Unfortunately, we don’t have any information other than the adopter had given Corbert away in 2020.

K9 demonstration in Elkhart

ELKHART, Ind. (WNDU) - From 8 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. on Saturday, dog owners were invited to exercise their dogs at Dr. Frank Booth Dog Park. Then, once all the dogs were leashed and under control, a special K9 demonstration was put on by Indiana State Trooper, Brett Adair, and his Dutch Shephard, Zoia.

Michiana Master Gardeners Association hosts 24th annual garden tour

ELKHART, Ind. (WNDU) - This year’s tour encompassed seven private gardens in the Elkhart area. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, these selected Gardeners opened their gardens to the public, who were also invited to a hospitality center that featured educational displays, unique garden items, and plants for sale.

Namely News: Palace of Flowers owner 'blessed' to be in floral business

Palace of Flowers has always been a family business. Two families in 70-plus years. The current owner, Karen Orlicki, was always with plants and flowers at the family home on Indiana 2. “I was in 4-H. So that was a start. We had a large garden with peppers, tomatoes. My father had his roses.” Her dad, Stanley, treasured and cultivated the roses and cared for them with lots of natural fertilizer (fish parts).

School City of Mishawaka’s One Day in the Sun

MISHAWAKA, Ind. (WNDU) - Centered around encouraging the community to take a mental health day for fun. One Day in the Sun: Take a Mental Health Day featured free lunch, activities, and giveaways for the whole family. Activities included a bounce house, bike safety cycling course, Zen garden, photo booth,...

Man convicted in 1988 cold case murder seeking reduced sentence

It's been close to 7 years since a man was convicted of murder -- in a 1988 Mishawaka cold case. "Oh, she was a wonderful person. Little Theresa," said Anthony Pennington, Theresa Burns’ Stepdad. 34 years after the murder of Theresa Burns, her convicted killer is trying to get...

Six people arrested during search in Elkhart

ELKHART, Ind. – Six people were arrested on Thursday when police executed a search warrant on Wolf Avenue, the Elkhart Police Department announced. At 8:32 p.m., officers searched a residence in the 700 block of W. Wolf Avenue. During the search, six people were taken into custody on a...
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Barn Is A Total Loss After Fire

PIERCETON - With the temperature around 90 degrees Friday afternoon, several fire departments responded to a barn fire at 322 N. CR 900E, Pierceton. They had the fire under control within about an hour. The call came into Central Dispatch shortly after 4 p.m. and fire trucks began to leave around 5:15 p.m.

Kosciusko County Inmate Being Sued For Jail Damage

WARSAW — A Kosciusko County Jail inmate is being sued by the county commissioners’ insurance company for causing more than $30,000 in damages to the jail. Selective Insurance Company of South Carolina, which insures the Kosciusko County Commissioners, is the plaintiff in this case against Gabriel Patino Jr., 36, of Warsaw, who is is currently incarcerated in KCJ. A civil tort was filed on June 13 in Kosciusko Superior Court Four.

Cutie King and Queen Come To Court

NORTH WEBSTER — The 76th annual Mermaid Festival Cutie King and Queen Pageant marched into the North Webster Community Center at 7 p.m. , Friday, June 24. With 19 girls and 14 boys all vying for the title of Cutie Queen and King, the pageant gave attendees a glimpse of some of the cutest kids reigning in this county, or having previously reigned.