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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.



Northwestern to honor alumni | News  Kokomo Tribune

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



KOKOMO PERSPECTIVE ANNOUNCES PEOPLE OF THE YEAR FINALISTS  Kokomo Perspective

As 2018 comes to a close, the Kokomo Perspective looks back at the most influential figures in Howard County over the last year. Some are elected officials, ...



Kokomo Northwestern controls the action and Canton GlenOak in affair  Richland Source

Kokomo Northwestern fanned the flames while burning Canton GlenOak 70-49 on December 01 in Ohio girls high school basketball.



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 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 ...



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 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.



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.



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 ...



Lawmakers honor Northwestern girls basketball champs at Statehouse  Kokomo Tribune

INDIANAPOLIS - State Reps. Heath VanNatter, R-Kokomo, and Mike Karickhoff, R-Kokomo, honored the Northwestern High School girls basketball team ...



Community mourns deaths of teens | News  Kokomo Tribune

Monday was a day full of tears and sadness for two tight-knit Cass County school communities.



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Northwestern High School to see athletic facility updates  Kokomo Perspective

Northwestern High School will be undergoing a sports complex facelift over the summer.



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.



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.



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.



Community Foundation presents scholarships | News  Kokomo Tribune

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



Northwestern High School announces honor roll | Area Briefs  Kokomo Tribune

High Honor Roll. Seniors. Lauren N. Austin, Sydney E. Bailey, Elizabeth M. Bath, Marie N. Burns, Clayton Castleberry, Brayden M. Chou, Victoria R. Combs, ...



GIRLS BB: Boruff finds fit with High Point  Kokomo Tribune

There are certainly some similarities between Taylor High School girls basketball senior Taylor Boruff and former Kokomo standout DeUnna Hendrix.



Teams gear up for annual IndianaFIRST Robotics State Championship  Kokomo Tribune

Kokomo's Memorial Gym will be transformed into an 8-bit video game this weekend for the IndianaFIRST State Championship.



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 ...



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?



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.



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 ...



BASEBALL: Northwestern 12s capture OVR title | Sports  Kokomo Tribune

The Northwestern Youth Baseball League's 12-year-old all-stars are heading to the Cal Ripken World Series after winning the Ohio Valley Regional on Monday.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Prep roundup for Wednesday, Nov. 28 | Sports  Kokomo Tribune

Western's girls basketball team beat visiting Clinton Central 56-37 Tuesday night at Richard R. Rea Gymnasium to even its record at 4-4.



Here's what to know before Election Day | Local news  Kokomo Tribune

Election Day, after months of incessant television ads and text messages and cable news talking heads, is just one day away. By the end of the day Tuesday, ...



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 ...



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 ...



NW changes: Rosner replaces Disler as football coach; Britten ending run as swim coach  Kokomo Tribune

Northwestern has a new football coach. Athletic director Dan Armstrong announced Monday the selection of Patrick Rosner to lead the Tigers. He replaces ...



Students of the Month are recognized | News  Kokomo Tribune

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



SOCCER: IHSAA sets sectional pairings | Sports  Kokomo Tribune

The IHSAA on Sunday drew sectional pairings for its 25th annual boys and girls soccer state tournaments.



BOYS SWIM: Howard County season preview | Sports  Kokomo Tribune

Kokomo boys swimming and diving coach Jay Meck is looking to big senior and junior classes to lead the squad.



FOOTBALL: Week 7 previews | Sports  Kokomo Tribune

The heat of the Northwestern-Western rivalry was on full display Tuesday when the Tigers handed the Panthers their first defeat of the volleyball season in front ...



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 ...



BOYS SOCCER: Tigers, Panthers battle to draw | Sports  Kokomo Tribune

The opening few minutes of Northwestern's boys soccer game at Western were a shock. The Purple Tigers struck twice in the opening five minutes to put the ...



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 ...



Police investigate sexually-explicit video involving high school students in Kokomo  Fox 59

KOKOMO, Ind.-- Police in Howard County are investigating a sexually explicit video that's circulating at a Kokomo High School, according to our partners at the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Northwestern to recognize three Distinguished Alumni | News  Kokomo Tribune

Northwestern School Corp. will recognize some of its most accomplished Tiger graduates Friday by inducting three new members to the Distinguished Alumni ...



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 ...



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 ...



Purdue Basketball Recruiting: Scouting Tayson Parker  Hammer and Rails

He has been a bit of a mystery the last couple years on the basketball recruiting scene. Kids are getting scouted earlier and earlier these days, but much of the ...



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.



State releases graduation rates; Kokomo High numbers down slightly  Kokomo Tribune

A lower percentage of Kokomo High students graduated in 2017 compared to 2016. However, there were successes, particularly with students learning English.



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” ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



Loretta Marie Switzer | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Loretta M. Switzer, 79, passed away on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at her home in Kokomo while surrounded by her loving family. Loretta was born on March ...



Family of Kokomo couple killed in Seattle reach $13 million settlement  Kokomo Tribune

SEATTLE — The family of a Kokomo couple who were struck and killed in Seattle by a drunk driver five years ago have settled a wrongful-death lawsuit against ...



Ball State freshman to attend international professional basketball tryout  Ball State Daily News

Noah Dowden's mother claims the best $5 she ever spent was on a Little Tikes basketball hoop for her then 3-year-old son.



FOOTBALL: Blue Devils rock Huskies; Braves beat Norse  Kokomo Tribune

The stage is set for a Hoosier Conference East Division showdown next Friday.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Turnaround Breakfast honors students for showing improvement | Lifestyles  Kokomo Perspective

The message at the 27th annual Turnaround Breakfast was that of triumph over tragedy.



NHS Class of 2015 celebrates milestones leading to graduation  Kokomo Tribune

Northwestern High School's Class of 2015 spent their final moments as Tigers on Saturday reminiscing about memories made and their many achievements.



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 ...



Prep roundup for Wednesday, Sept. 26 | Sports  Kokomo Tribune

Eastern's volleyball team beat Clinton Prairie in a five-set thriller Tuesday at Greentown to clinch at least a share of the Hoosier Heartland Conference ...



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 ...



Death of local teen Tanner Barton to be featured on "Dr. Oz" show  Kokomo Tribune

Michele Barton hasn't stopped seeking answers since the day her son, Tanner, was found dead on the basement floor of a friend's home on April 22, 2012. Now ...



YOUTH BASEBALL: Kokomo Grain wins Kasey Tourney | Sports  Kokomo Tribune

Clutch performances backed by a stout defense led Northwestern squad Kokomo Grain to the 2018 Kokomo Tribune-sponsored David A. Kasey Youth Baseball ...



Flippin Out | Lifestyles  Kokomo Perspective

Don't you just love a good mystery? Detective Columbo is my sleuth of choice to unravel any murderous enigma. While this piece does surround the solving of a ...



Rhys Charles Jones | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Rhys Charles Jones, 66, Kokomo, passed away at 9:50 pm at St. Vincent Hospital in Kokomo. He was born November 11, 1951, in London, England, the son of ...



Janet Diane (Kidwell) Kidwell | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Janet Diane Kidwell, 63, hitched a ride with the Angels on September 8,2018 at 11:55 am. After battling cancer for seven years . She was born August 23, 1955 ...



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.



Local students receive Carl Koontz Memorial Scholarship | News  Kokomo Tribune

Three Howard County students became the first ever Carl Koontz Memorial Scholarship recipients during a ceremony Wednesday evening that highlighted each ...



Prep roundup for Sunday, Sept. 30 | Sports  Kokomo Tribune

Tipton senior Emma Kelly and Kokomo junior Kiah Parrott capped their impressive golf seasons with All-State team selections at Saturday's IHSAA State Finals ...



DAR Good Citizens and Scholarship contest winners announced  Kokomo Perspective

The General James Cox Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution has a mission to promote historic preservation, education, and patriotism.



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 ...



Rebuilding the empire: Wildkats aim for another state run  Kokomo Perspective

After the Brett Colby Kokomo football era came to a historic end last year, Coach Richard Benberry followed suit with one thing on his mind: make it back to ...



Antoinette "Toni" Dishner | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Antoinette “Toni” Dishner, 61, of Kokomo passed away Friday, October 19, 2018 in Indianapolis. She was born January 13, 1957 in Hoboken, New Jersey to Vito ...



Prep roundup for Friday, April 13 | Sports  Kokomo Tribune

Julian Wallace and Quincy Armstrong led the way as Kokomo's boys track and field team beat Western 91-41 in the season opener for both teams Thursday at ...



FIRST Robotics Indiana State Championship held in Kokomo  Kokomo Perspective

Kokomo is the host site for the 2018 FIRST Robotics Competition State Championship, April 13 and 14, 2018. This event is sponsored in part by AndyMark, Inc., ...



Cheryl "CJ" J. (Whiteman) Payne | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Cheryl “C.J.” J. Payne, 69, Galveston, passed away at 7:45 p.m. on Friday, October 12, 2018, at her home. She was born February 10, 1949, in Anderson, ...



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 ...



As Kassie Koontz grieves, she offers support to other families of fallen officers  WTHR

On the second anniversary of her husband's death, the Kassie Koontz story is one of courage, coping and caring for others who have lost an officer killed in the ...



Tariffs source of voter interest in US House  Kokomo Tribune

AVON -- While campaigning for a U.S. House seat, Jim Baird and Tobi Beck visited each of the 16 county fairs in Indiana's 4th Congressional District. Fairs are ...



Home inventory low and prices high, as Kokomo development continues upswing  Kokomo Tribune

Across Indiana, real estate agents have gone to battle, fighting over a meager supply of homes as they juggle a growing number of potential buyers emboldened ...



New Italian restaurant opens | Business  Kokomo Tribune

At one of Kokomo's newest restaurants, you'll find fine dining and an intimate atmosphere with prices to rival Olive Garden and Texas Roadhouse.



Councilman questions Kokomo Schools' approach to safety, says gun was in KHS  Kokomo Tribune

In an age in which school violence is a concern across the country, one question remains: How do you stop a school shooter? For Kokomo Schools, that plan ...



Forum for Statehouse candidates to be held Wednesday at IU Kokomo  Kokomo Tribune

Election season, that time of incessant political ads and assorted candidate promises, is here. So whom are you voting for on Nov. 6? For those still undecided, ...



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