Mishawaka Police Officer of the 3rd Quarter, 2013

Mishawaka Police Chief Ken Witkowski has announced Cpl. Brandon Ruth as Officer of the 3rd Quarter, 2013.

On August 31, 2013 a call was dispatched to a residence of a possible burglary. Upon arrival, officers discovered that a male suspect had gained entry into the home through a kitchen window startling a 15-year-old female who encountered the intruder when she came downstairs. The suspect then exited through the front door.

Winterfest 2013

Winterfest activities for 2013 will kickoff on Friday, December 6th with the arrival of Santa Claus and the Tree Lighting Ceremony, which will take place in downtown Mishawaka on the northwest lawn of the Mishawaka Police Station.

Mishawaka Riverwalk Extension Project Opening

The official opening of the Mishawaka Riverwalk Central Park to Madison Street Extension Project, which runs next to the recently completed Center for Hospice Care Campus, will be celebrated with a ribbon cutting on Saturday, November 23, at 9:00am. The ribbon cutting will be at the fish ladder adjacent to the new “Circle of Life” sculpture which was created by Robert M. Kuntz.

Mayor's Youth Advisory Council Food Drive

The Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council has begun their annual Thanksgiving Food Drive. Through the support of the community and local businesses, this year's food drive will provide 50 Mishawaka families a Thanksgiving dinner they could not otherwise afford. Donations are being accepted through November 15th for non-perishable food items.



  1. Board of Public Works & Safety
    • Start time: 10:00am
  2. Traffic Commission
    • Start time: 01:00pm
  3. Historic Preservation Commission
    • Start time: 04:00pm
  4. Common Council
    • Start time: 06:45pm

Monday, September 8th

  1. Parks & Recreation Board
    • Start time: 04:30pm

Tuesday, September 9th

  1. Board of Public Works & Safety
    • Start time: 10:00am
  2. Board of Zoning Appeals
    • Start time: 06:00pm
  3. Plan Commission
    • Start time: 07:00pm

Monday, September 15th

  1. Common Council
    • Start time: 06:45pm