KENTLAND — The Kentland Rotary Club met virtually last Tuesday at noon. Scott McCord, Newton County Coroner, gave a short presentation about the unknown bodies found in Newton County. The bodies were found back in 1983 but have yet to be identified. McCord assured the club that work is still…

KENTLAND — When the Out of the Darkness 5K Walk/Run was first announced organizer Scott McCord said he would be thrilled if 30 people attended. Well, he must be ecstatic as 118 people registered for the event and several more came just for the experience.

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KENTLAND — Christopher Mathis, one of the five people originally charged in the March 30, 2019 murder of Nicole Bowen, accepted a plea agreement and has been released after being sentenced to …

Benton County — On Wednesday, September 16, 2020, Detectives with the Indiana State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICACTF) arrested a Fowler man on alleged charges of poss…

WOLCOTT — Eight schools were invited to participate at the Tri-County Invite on September 16. It was South Newton Senior Kyle Hall who came with a medal in mind as he crossed the finish line a…

CEDAR LAKE — It was a rough week for the North Newton volleyball program as the Lady Spartans suffered three consecutives losses, 3-0 to Hanover Central, 3-0 against Frontier, and 3-0 at Lowell.


BROOK – When Eric and Elizabeth Phegley purchased the building at 127 W. Main Street in downtown Brook several years ago they had no idea that one day they would be starting up a small breakfast cafe, called Brook Community Breakfast.

There are at least 28 species of ducks in North America. Some, like mallards, are wide spread and can be found just about anywhere, north to south — coast to coast. Some are more localized. Cinnamon Teal are very common in California and the Pacific Northwest, but I’ve never seen one here in…

Though no boat owner wants to think about the end of the line for Ol’ Wavewhacker, 99.9% of all boats are going to meet an end eventually. What happens to them?

I remember the first fish I ever caught, cooked and ate. I knew I liked fish but my parents weren’t fishermen so fish was seldom on the menu at home. If we had fish at my house, it was probably fish sticks.

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PLAINFIELD, Ind., Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA) and thousands of industry professionals spend the last week in September sharing chimney safety tips and educating homeowners on how to best maintain and use their chimneys and fireplaces.