2023-02-01 E-Edition

Morgan to take a plunge for Special Olympics

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Brave participants will soon make a splash into frigid waters at the 2023 Purdue Polar Plunge, but they’ll be freezing for a reason. The 16th annual fundraiser for Special Olympics Indiana (SOI) returns on Feb. 11, at Purdue University Lambert Fieldhouse. Registration opens at 9:30 a.m., followed by the plunge beginning at 11 a.m. The Purdue Polar Plunge benefits more […]

A Perfect Seasason

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Sports history was achieved for Twin Lakes High School Friday night as the Lady Indians’ basketball team beat the Winamac Warriors 65-31, ending the regular season with a perfect season (23-0).The undefeated season was a first ever event for any Twin Lakes High School sports team. Be sure to look for the perfect season Lady Indians poster available this week […]

Veterans’ organization has sights on Eastlawn for facility

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Operation Restoring Hope has its eyes on using Eastlawn Elementary as a facility to help veterans in need. However, the Twin Lakes School Corporation has plans on demolishing the facility. Operation Restoring Hope was founded by the Mary T. Klinker Veterans Resource Center last year to get a facility in White County to help veterans who need help and may […]

Band Making Movies visits North White music students.

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Riverwalk Project contract approved

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The Monticello Redevelopment Commission approved a contract with USI Consultants of Indianapolis for $698,020 on Jan. 26 for the Riverwalk Project. When USI first took on the project several years ago, they had estimated that it would cost $197,000, but rising costs because of the Pandemic, supply chain delays, and other problems have resulted in the costs going up for […]


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How well do you know White County history

1) Pictured is a 1930 Model A fire truck. This picture was taken after Burnettsville purchased 2) One of the myriads of 1930s coffee shop locations in Monticello was the Braugh Coffee Shop. Where was this little coffee shop located on Main Street? What is in this location today? 3) When did the first murder trial take place in White […]

Art Show a draws many artists

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The Monticello Arts Beat held its inaugural White County Artisans Show in the west wing of the Monticello City Hall from Thursday through Saturday. The show was supposed to start on Wednesday, but a snowfall canceled the show for that evening for safety concerns. Instead, it got underway at 4 p.m. on Thursday. The work of 17 local artists was […]

Twin Lakes releases HVAC bids for two schools

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At the Twin Lakes School Board meeting on Dec. 20, winning bids were announced for HVAC at Meadowlawn Elementary and Roosevelt Junior High School; however, the bidders were not provided. The News & Review later asked for those bidders and a month later we were finally provided with those bids. The lowest bidder was taken in all cases and recommended […]

Lakes Shafer Association donates to fire department

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One of the groups that donated money to the Monticello Fire Department on Jan. 17 was the Lake Shafer Association, a group that was chartered in 1931. “We help keep the lake safe, clean, and sustainable,” said President Rick Stetler, who was at the presentation. Its members have been very generous to government agencies for a long time. In recent […]