Mishawaka Mayor David Wood announced today that he has appointed William (Bill) Pemberton to the School City of Mishawaka School Board. The appointment will take effect on January 1, 2015 and is the first time a mayor has had the opportunity to appoint a school board member in Mishawaka.
The Mishawaka Street Department will begin the city’s annual fall leaf collection program on Monday, October 20, 2014 and will follow a schedule that should help residents plan their leaf raking activities. Residents may begin raking leaves to their curbside starting the weekend of October 18-19. Leaves will be picked up each week on the day before each resident’s regular trash pick-up day. Those with a Monday trash pickup will have their leaves picked up on Friday. The leaf collection program will continue through November or until leaves are no longer a problem for residents.
Celebrate Oktoberfest at this free Mishawaka Parks event on Saturday, October 25th at Beutter Park 2:30-6:30pm. A beverage garden will be available for those 21 and over with live music provided by Dave Thomas and Kevin Richmond as well as the Mongo Catz. Arts and Crafts vendors will be present along with a Kid's Zone for pumpkin decorating.
Mishawaka Police Chief Ken Witkowski has announced Sgt. Paul Robinson and Corporals Jon Bogart, Don Magnuson, Adam Northcutt and Jason Barthel as recipients for "Officers of the Second Quarter."