Warsaw Polar Plunge News Release2015

Polar Plunge Comes To Warsaw

By BUZZ LAIL Warsaw Plunge Chair, Special Olympics Indiana For the first time ever, Warsaw will host a Polar Plunge, benefiting Special Olympics Indiana. Daring souls and warm hearts will prepare for an icy dip at the 2015 Polar Plunge. Beginning at 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 21, the … Read More

Tammy Dalton

Beauty Shop, Garage Approved by Warsaw BZA

Two use variance requests were unanimously approved by the Warsaw Board of Zoning Appeals Monday evening. Laura Alvarado was given permission to open up a one-chair, one-person beauty salon at 805 E. Fort Wayne Street. Alvarado and her husband Hecktor, own the property and duplex in the residential … Read More

Warsaw Mayor Joe Thallemer administers the oath of office to Rick Packowski. This is Packowski's first full term as a board member. (Photo by Deb Patterson)

Improvements To Fribley Field Discussed

Fribley Field on East Market Street will be getting one if not two new additions in the upcoming years. Carl Sowers, Young Tigers Football, recently presented a request at a meeting of the City of Warsaw Parks and Recreation Department. Sowers reported Lowe’s has offered building materials to … Read More


Kerlin Saluted As A Riley Champion

WARSAW – WCHS senior Camille Kerlin was honored for her big heart on Friday. Kerlin was saluted as a 2015 Riley Champion during a convocation at WCHS. Kerlin, a member of the WCHS tennis team, was recognized after her fundraising efforts last summer raised more than $12,000 for … Read More

Mayor state of city

Mayor To Give State Of The City Address Feb. 2

By STACI YOUNG Assistant to Warsaw Mayor Joe Thallemer Warsaw Mayor Joe Thallemer will present the annual State of the City address at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 2, during the regularly scheduled Common Council meeting. The mayor will offer a look back at the accomplishments of 2014 and … Read More

East Market Street Neighborhood

Open Forum Meeting For Market Street Residents

An open forum meeting, in the Warsaw City Council Chambers will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, regarding the Market Street project. This meeting is for residents impacted by the project. This event will have detailed plans of Phase 1 of the project … Read More

City of Warsaw 2015 icon

Bottlenecked Traffic Topic At Council Meeting

Bottlenecked traffic at Parker and Lake City Highway was voiced by resident Mike Ragan during Tuesday evenings Warsaw Common Council meeting. Ragan stated the bottleneck occurs several times a day with traffic backed up to Center Street and on Husky Trail. He asked if timing on the lights … Read More

Warsaw Plan Commission

Warsaw Plan Commission Tackling Issues In 2015

  Warsaw Plan Commission will be tackling issues in 2015 according to Jeremy Skinner, city planner. Skinner briefly noted those issues during Monday evening’s commission meeting. Just as important as those issues being tackled first, Skinner stated an ordinance regarding sexually oriented businesses will be looked at. “We … Read More


Ribbon Cutting At One Ten Craft Meatery In Warsaw

Pictured above is One Ten Craft Meatery owner Jason Brown (holding scissors) with One Ten’s Jennifer Keefer to his right and Warsaw Mayor Joe Thallemer to his left, surrounded by many community members. In the front row: Joni Truex, BAKFC and Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce ambassador; Tina Goon, … Read More

Lake street parking change

Parking To Change Along South Lake Street

Parking along the west side of Lake Street, south of Market Street, will slightly change when the weather breaks. Numerous suggestions and ideas were discussed before the City of Warsaw Traffic Safety Commission approved to remove the southern most parking spaces, next to the egress of Mutual Bank’s … Read More

city council

Council Members File Candidacies

Members of the Warsaw City Council, mayor and clerk-treasurer filed their candidacies with the Kosciusko County Clerk recently. Filing for seats on the common council are Cindy Dobbins, Diane Quance, Jerry Frush and Michael Klondaris. Dobbins is seeking the at-large nomination, Quance is seeking the District 5 nomination; … Read More

WWFT Board image

Need For New Rescue Tools Topic At WWFT Meeting

Warsaw-Wayne Township Fire Protection Territory advisory board members took the oath of office Monday in the board’s first meeting of the year. Sworn in for another year’s term were Sheila Burner,  Joseph Streeter and Diane Quance. Gordon Nash was absent and will be sworn in at the February … Read More

City of Warsaw 2015 icon

City Common Council Approves Cemetery Rate Increases

Warsaw Common Council approved the first reading of an ordinance increasing fees for services rendered and sale of burial plots in Oakwood Cemetery, Monday evening. The final reading and adoption of the ordinance will take place on Jan. 20, at which time the new fees will be in … Read More

City of Warsaw 2015 icon

Board Of Public Works And Safety Holds First Meeting

The first meeting of 2015 for the Warsaw Board of Public Works and Safety was short and to the point Monday morning. The three member board: Charles Smith, Jeff Grose and Mayor Joe Thallemer approved: Release of a mortgage with Warsaw Housing Authority executed by Susan and Jerry … Read More

Redevelopment Commission image

Redevelopment Commission Members Sworn In

“It is important to me to have individuals serve who are willing and dedicated,” stated Warsaw Mayor Joe Thallemer after swearing in the six members of the City of Warsaw Redevelopment Commission. “All of you are returning and have the best interest of the city (in mind). You … Read More

Joe Thallemer

Warsaw Mayor Announces Intent For Second Term

By JOE THALLEMER Mayor of Warsaw On behalf of our citizens, businesses, employers, and industry partners, it has been both a privilege and a blessing to lead our community as your mayor. It has also been an honor to lead a very dedicated staff of city employees. The … Read More