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Kokomo lawmakers honor Northwestern High School basketball champions  Kokomo Perspective

State Reps. Heath VanNatter (R-Kokomo) and Mike Karickhoff (R-Kokomo) honored the Northwestern High School girls basketball team Tuesday at the ...



Northwestern Students of the Month, March 2019 | Local news  Kokomo Tribune

STUDENTS OF THE MONTH. The following students were recognized as April Students of the Month in the Northwestern School Corporation: Howard ...



Northwestern's CyberTooth FIRST Robotics Team wins Industrial Design Award  Kokomo Perspective

Northwestern High School's CyberTooth Robotics team, 3940, competed in the Indiana FIRST Tippecanoe District Event in Lafayette, Ind., this past weekend, ...



Northwestern Tiger becomes Junior All-Star | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

After his breakout sophomore season, junior Tayson Parker maintained the hype that surrounded him this season, as he was selected as an Indiana Junior ...



Northwestern High School principal hired as new district superintendent  Kokomo Tribune

Kristen Bilkey, the principal at Northwestern High School, has been selected to serve as the new superintendent of Northwestern School Corporation.



School briefs, April 21, 2019 | Local news  Kokomo Tribune

Ivy Tech to host enrollment event. Ivy Tech Community College campuses in Kokomo and Logansport are among the 20 locations across Indiana that are ...



Indiana In-depth: Early school start times hinder teen learning, say experts  Kokomo Tribune

Jenna Zollner will wake before the sun rises on her first school day following spring break, likely rushing out the door without breakfast to beat a 7:30 a.m. tardy ...



Northwestern Hall of Fame ceremony set for March 8  Kokomo Perspective

In November 2013, the Northwestern Athletic Department developed and adopted an Athletic Hall of Fame Constitution, which established the Northwestern ...



PASSING THE TORCH: Northwestern experiencing smooth superintendent switch  Kokomo Tribune

Ryan Snoddy and Kristen Bilkey go way back. Far enough back, actually, that Snoddy coached Bilkey in summer swim lessons as a youth. After that, he was her ...



Early school start times hinder teen learning, experts say  Evening News and Tribune

KOKOMO — Jenna Zollner will wake before the sun rises on her first school day following spring break, likely rushing out the door without breakfast to beat a ...



Mary Anne Zika | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Mary Anne Zika was born in LaPorte, Indiana, on May 9, 1951, to Joseph and Lorrayne (Zidek) Zika.



Northwestern to honor alumni | News  Kokomo Tribune

Northwestern School Corporation will induct five new members into the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame on Friday.



Ronald Joseph "Ron" Pier | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Ronald Joseph “Ron” Pier, 71, Kokomo, passed away at 6:10 am Saturday, April 13, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital in Kokomo. He was born July 1, 1947, in Peru, ...



117 graduate during Northwestern High School ceremonies held Saturday  Kokomo Tribune

Northwestern High School awarded 117 seniors with diplomas at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 2, 2018.



Northwestern's CyberTooth FIRST Robotics Team wins district event  Kokomo Perspective

Northwestern High School's CyberTooth Robotics team, 3940, competed in and won the Indiana FIRST St. Joseph District Event in Mishawaka, Indiana, this past ...



Outdoors with Bud | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

Yeah, I am guilty! Like so many other people, I am addicted to social media. I am associated with Facebook and Twitter, but I use Facebook more often to keep in ...



Steven A. Turner | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Steven A. Turner, 71, Kokomo, passed away at 6:29 p.m. on Sunday, March 24, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital in Kokomo. He was born June 15, 1947, in Kokomo, ...



Donna Mae (Kinzel) Beard | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Donna Mae “Lady Bear” Beard, 79, Kokomo, passed away at 6:35 pm Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Aperion Care in Kokomo. She was born February 4, 1940, ...



Northwestern football coach arrested on charges of reckless driving, OWI  Kokomo Perspective

Northwestern High School's football coach faces criminal charges of reckless driving and operating a vehicle while intoxicated after an arrest over the weekend.



BOYS BB: Oak Hill surprises No. 5 NW | Sports  Kokomo Tribune

There was a celebratory atmosphere in Northwestern High School's gym Tuesday night. It was senior night, tickets were on sale for the Tiger girls team's state ...



Northwestern to host inaugural Marching Band Invitational Contest Sept. 15  Kokomo Tribune

Northwestern Band Boosters invite the public to attend its inaugural Marching Band Invitational Contest beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Northwestern ...



State champ makes her commitment | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

After helping Northwestern High School to its first-ever IHSAA Class 3A Girls Basketball State Championship, Junior Madison Layden has made her verbal ...



Northwestern students honor Parkland victims | Local news  Kokomo Tribune

Forming a semi-circle on the courtyard lawn of Northwestern High School in Kokomo, more than 50 students gathered to honor the 17 lives taken during the ...



Mom and dad coaching Purdue commit Madison Layden on the bench  USA TODAY High School Sports

Kathie Layden has been the head coach of Northwestern HS for 19 years and has never had a losing season. Her daughter Madison is part of it.



Northwestern baseball talent stays local | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

After wrapping up his junior seasons with the Northwestern Tigers and Kokomo Post 6 baseball teams, local pitcher Ben Harris has decided to further his playing ...



STATE CHAMPIONS | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

As the No. 1 ranked 3A basketball team for the past two years, Northwestern High School went back-to-back as IHSAA State Champions.



New Tiger in the den | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

After Northwestern's first-year football coach Steve Disler resigned following only one season, the corporation announced a promotion from within. Starting ...



Northwestern marketing class to host glow run for Special Olympics of Howard County  Kokomo Tribune

A group of Northwestern High School marketing students are gearing up for a big final project: a glow run.



NHS freshman's state swimming debut falls short | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

After competing in arguably the toughest swimming sectionals in the state, Northwestern High School freshman Jaylyn Harrison is the first Tiger from her school ...



Northwestern superintendent recognized for two decades of service  Kokomo Tribune

When Ryan Snoddy moved to Howard County in July 1979, he planned to stay for a few years and move on. Thirty-eight years later, Snoddy is celebrating ...



Howard County Music Festival celebrates 62nd year | Local news  Kokomo Tribune

Western's Chase LeMasters plays the baritone during the 62nd annual Howard County Music Festival on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Kelly Lafferty Gerber ...



A different perspective | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

After recovering from a life-threatening bicycle crash two-and-half years ago, Northwestern School Corporation's aquatics director and swimming coach, Donita ...



Northwestern Athletic Hall of Fame announces 2018 induction class  Kokomo Perspective

In November 2013, the Northwestern Athletic Department developed and adopted an Athletic Hall of Fame Constitution, which established the Northwestern ...



Getting out of the pool | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

After coaching high school swimming for nearly 30 years, Northwestern swimming coach Cindy Britten will be getting out of the pool for good.



Northwestern High School sees like-new pool | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

After first being installed in 1978, the Northwestern High School pool has seen nearly 40 years of life.



Northwestern High School to see athletic facility updates  Kokomo Perspective

Northwestern High School will be undergoing a sports complex facelift over the summer. From two additional tennis courts to all turf football, baseball, and ...



School briefs 0923 | News  Kokomo Tribune

Tech open house. is set for Sept. 27. In honor of MFG Day (National Manufacturing Day), Ivy Tech Community College is encouraging the community to ...



Northwestern Lady Tiger improves her game | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

After coming off of Northwestern High School's first-ever Class Class 3A State Championship, juniors Kendall Bostic and Madison Layden both attended Adidas ...



A look at the great high school quarterbacks  Kokomo Perspective

As the series continues on, the Kokomo Perspective took a look at the prolific quarterbacks to come from Northwestern High School.



Lady Tigers challenge themselves to another championship run  Kokomo Perspective

After winning, for the first time, Northwestern High School's Class 3A IHSAA State Championship, Coach Kathie Layden and the Tigers are aiming to up the ...



Northwestern hosts its inaugural Marching Band Invitational | News  Kokomo Tribune

Sophomore Natalie Hess plays the clarinet as Western High School's marching band performs in Northwestern's inaugural Marching Band Invitational Contest ...



Alleged explicit tape sparks investigation at Northwestern | News  Kokomo Perspective

An investigation has been launched by the Howard County Sheriff's Department after an explicit video allegedly surfaced at Northwestern High School.



Specializing in sports | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

After the nets were cut in February and the Class 3A Girls Basketball State Champion trophy was given to Northwestern High School for the first time in school ...



IHSAA girls basketball: Northwestern's dominance culminates with Class 3A state title  Indianapolis Star

INDIANAPOLIS – Early on, in the Class 3A girls basketball state championship game, someone apparently forgot to tell Greensburg it was simply a speed bump ...



SWIM: NW's Britten ready for shorter days at work  Kokomo Tribune

After nearly three decades of early wake-up calls and late nights, Cindy Britten finally has some time on her hands.



Big 10 bound | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

After winning Northwestern High School's first Class 3A IHSAA Girls Basketball State Championship last season, Kendall Bostic has decided to take her talents ...



Northwestern High School to induct first Hall of Fame class  Kokomo Perspective

On Friday, March 28, Northwestern High School will induct seven members into its new Athletic Hall of Fame in addition to inducting the four individuals whose ...



Tiger medals at state | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

For the first time since 2003, Northwestern High School is sending a gymnast to the IHSAA Gymnastics State Finals for all-around performance.



TIME FOR TURF | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

Since the announcement of the turf fields being added to Howard County, both Northwestern and Kokomo schools have been the talk of the town as their ...



Students of the Month are recognized | News  Kokomo Tribune

The following students were recognized as Students of the Month for April:



Experts: Kokomo highly susceptible to automation, but not time to panic  Kokomo Tribune

A national report has found that Kokomo is the second-most susceptible metro area in the U.S. to potential automation, with more than a third of the city's jobs ...



Experts: Kokomo jobs highly susceptible to automation, but not time to panic  WTHR

KOKOMO, Ind. - A national report found Indiana has two of the top three most susceptible metro areas in the nation to potential automation. The Brookings ...



School briefs 121618 | News  Kokomo Tribune

WINNERS: The Northwestern High School Science team received many awards at the Indiana Academy of Science Competition in November. Amanda Wilson ...



A Dark Knight Runs: Kokomo athlete transforms into Batman to train around town  Kokomo Tribune

In an otherwise drab and dreary winter's day, a glimmer of joy can be found barreling down Webster Street — or blazing through Highland Park or sprinting past ...



Michigan native Disler takes over as Rockets' new coach  SaukValley.com

Rock Falls has its new football coach. Steve Disler will take over the Rockets, his hiring approved Wednesday by the Rock Falls Board of Education. The hiring ...



Northwestern student memorial for Deputy Carl Koontz | News  Kokomo Tribune

Students at Northwestern High School have moment of silence and prayer for the family of Deputy Carl Koontz, who died from injuries sustained while on duty ...



Northwestern announces 2016 Hall of Fame class | KP  Kokomo Perspective

In November of 2013, the Northwestern Athletic Department developed and adopted an Athletic Hall of Fame Constitution which established the Northwestern ...



New alley opens soon in downtown Kokomo | News  Kokomo Perspective

Evenings are about to get a little more colorful in downtown Kokomo as the Greater Kokomo Downtown Association prepares to open its newest alley — Depot ...



Local students attend Hoosier Girls State at Trine  Kokomo Tribune

Seniors from area schools attended Hoosier State Girls at Trine University from June 24-30. They were joined by 500 other girls from around the state.



2018 Howard County Scholarship Recipients Announced | News  Kokomo Perspective

KOKOMO, Ind. – Through the Community Foundation of Howard County, 178 scholarships and renewals from 60 scholarship funds have been awarded to ...



Purdue Basketball Recruiting: Scouting Tayson Parker (Again)  Hammer and Rails

The 2020 guard is a volume scorer with a hint of Carsen in him.



Northwestern wins Recycle Bowl competition | Lifestyles  Kokomo Perspective

Northwestern High School, with the help of the middle school students, recycled 27480 pounds of recyclable material in one month. That is equivalent to almost ...



Area schools seek balance with security | Local news  Kokomo Tribune

Students and staff at Tipton Middle School walked into the newest wave of school security last Tuesday, the high pitch of handheld metal detectors echoing ...



Northwestern named state Recycle Bowl winner | Lifestyles  Kokomo Perspective

Every lunch period, “Recycle Bill,” as Northwestern High School students call him, is on hand, making sure students put their milk cartons and plastic bottles in ...



School briefs, January 6, 2019 | News  Kokomo Tribune

Carlee Glassburn Cook joins admissions team. The newest member of the admissions team at Ivy Tech Community College's Kokomo *Service* Area may be new ...



American Legion Junior Post 6 takes state | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

After defeating two teams by more than 10 runs in the two games leading up to the American Legion Junior State Championship, Kokomo Post 6 managed to ...



UPDATE: Power returns to Oakbrook Church, KHS vote centers  Kokomo Tribune

Vote centers at Oakbrook Church and Kokomo High School south campus are up again, according to Howard County Clerk Kim Wilson, after losing power ...



15 named to all-county softball team | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

As the 2018 softball season came to an end, all five area softball coaches came together and selected 15 softball players for the All-County Softball team. The 15 ...



Kelly's 2018 favorite photos | News  Kokomo Tribune

There's been no shortage of opportunities to take good photos in Kokomo and the surrounding area in 2018. From photographing some of the first female Cub ...



Michael J. “Mike” Trusty | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Michael James Trusty of Peru unexpectedly passed away in his home on February 21, 2019.



Howard Elementary Centennial Celebration | Lifestyles  Kokomo Perspective

Many school buildings in Howard County are relatively young. With the exception of Central Middle School, only one other building in the county can boast a ...



Northwestern students prepare to compete in state science fair competition in April  Kokomo Tribune

With over $2000 in prize winnings received so far for competing in Indiana's local and regional science fairs this year, Northwestern High School students are ...



Sunny Sinnamon | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Sunny Sinnamon, 80, Kokomo, died at 5:30 a.m. Thursday, February 21, 2019, at his home. He was born January 28, 1939, in Kokomo, the son of the late ...



Wanda L. Jackson | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Wanda L. Jackson, 79, Kokomo, entered the gates of Heaven and into the arms of her Heavely Father and waiting relatives, and dear friends at 12:40 am ...



Charles "Charlie" DeFabritis | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Charles “Charlie” DeFabritis, 75, Kokomo, passed away at 11:45 pm Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at his home. He was born in Seymour, Indiana on December 5, ...



54th annual Howard County Science Fair highlights student research  Kokomo Tribune

What kind of chocolate melts best for S'mores? Which brand of hand sanitizer works best? How can a natural pesticide help crops in developing countries?



Power Up: 32 teams compete at IndianaFIRST Robotics State Championship in Kokomo  Kokomo Tribune

Kokomo Memorial Gymnasium was packed this weekend, but it wasn't for a basketball game. Hundreds of high school students, parents, teachers and mentors ...



A special invitation: CyberTooth robotics team in Detroit for FIRST Robotics World Championship  Kokomo Tribune

Several tears were shed when Northwestern High School CyberTooth Team 3940 lost in the second round of quarterfinals at the IndianaFIRST State Robotics ...



Kokomo economy third-fastest growing in US since Great Recession, study shows  Kokomo Tribune

A severe heart attack, says Mayor Greg Goodnight. And a needed change in lifestyle. That's the metaphor he uses to describe what happened to Kokomo in the ...



Military news, March 10, 2019 | Area Briefs  Kokomo Tribune

If you have military news to submit, please email it to ktnews@kokomotribune.com or mail it to Military News, Kokomo Tribune, 300 N. Union St., Kokomo, ...



Scholarships 2018 | News  Kokomo Tribune

Following are recently awarded scholarships to local students:



Karen Sue (Lindley) Jarrett | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Karen Sue Jarrett, 74, Greentown, passed away at 10:55 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at Century Villa Health Care in Greentown. She was born April ...



School accountability grades vary across Howard County | Local news  Kokomo Tribune

The Indiana Department of Education released A-F accountability grades for public school corporations Tuesday, and the results varied across schools in ...



Howard County Deputy Koontz made strong impact at Northwestern High School  WTHR

Monday was a difficult day for everyone at Northwestern High School. That's where Howard County Deputy Carl Koontz worked as a school resource officer.



Three Howard County marching bands to participate in Saturday's 500 Festival Parade  Kokomo Tribune

For Sydney Bailey, a senior at Northwestern High School, the 500 Festival Parade will be a good way to say goodbye to marching band.



Students get hands-on nursing experience at day camp  IUK Newsroom

KOKOMO, Ind. — Most people think of swimming, hiking, and crafts when they think of summer camp. Students interact with faculty in the simulation lab during ...



John R. "Jack" Dean | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

John R. “Jack” Dean, 80, Kokomo, passed away at 6:15 p.m. on Friday, September 28, 2018, at his home. He was born June 8, 1938, in Noblesville, to John ...



Kokomo through Spanish eyes: Students from Spain visit Northwestern, compare cultures  Kokomo Tribune

From the food to the culture to the buses, there are a lot of differences between schools in the U.S. and Spain.



Skills gap, lack of women in manufacturing focal points of Ivy Tech, Fiat Chrysler  Kokomo Tribune

KOKOMO — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Ivy Tech Community College share a goal: to bring young people, and at some point more women, into skilled trades ...



Prep roundup for Sunday, Dec. 2 | Sports | kokomotribune.com  Kokomo Tribune

McKenzie Cooper scored 22 points to lead Eastern's girls basketball team past Maconaquah 54-36 in the Cookie Cup on Saturday at Bunker Hill.



Shirley Jean (Ross) Parks | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Shirley Jean Parks, 82, Kokomo, passed away at 5:45 a.m. on Saturday, February 16, 2019, at The Legacy at Waterford Place. She was born May 6, 1936, ...



Family of Kokomo couple killed in 2013 crash reaches $13 million settlement with city of Seattle  Fox 59

SEATTLE, Wash. — The family of a Kokomo couple who died after being struck and killed by a habitual drunk driver in Seattle settled a wrongful death lawsuit ...



Seven inducted into Howard County Sports Hall of Fame 2018 class  Kokomo Perspective

Seven big names in sports have been inducted into the 16th class of the Howard County Sports Hall of Fame, bringing the total number of inductees up to 104.



Northwestern cheerleaders go to camp | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

The Northwestern High School Cheerleaders recently attended the largest UCA camp in Indiana at Ball State University. The girls did an outstanding job and ...



Acacia Academy marks 10 years | News  Kokomo Tribune

Ten years ago, Rob Hoshaw saw a need to fill. His daughter, a second-grader at the time, wasn't thriving in school. He and his wife stumbled across something ...



Christopher "Chris" Lee Baker | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Christopher “Chris” Lee Baker, 59, Kokomo, passed away on Friday, September 28, 2018, at his home. He was born October 28, 1958, in Kokomo, to James “Al” ...



Kokomo teen’s mysterious 2012 death ruled accidental as police, coroner’s office close investigation  FOX 59 Indianapolis

KOKOMO, Ind. – After a lengthy investigation into the 2012 death of a Kokomo teenager, the Howard County prosecutor determined no charges are warranted.



Western students head to All-State Band Festival  Kokomo Tribune

A trio of Western High School students are representing their school this weekend in the 58th annual Indiana All-State High School Band Festival sponsored by ...



Comedian Dave Dugan to perform at Havens Auditorium April 28  Kokomo Tribune

Indiana University Kokomo Havens Auditorium will be filled with laughter on Saturday, April 28, to raise funds for the Northwestern High School Tiger Pride ...



Ronald Matthew Powell | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Ronald Matthew Powell, 58, Peru, passed away at 4:10 p.m. on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at his home. He was born April 22, 1960, in Kokomo, to William D.



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