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Warsaw Chemical Fire Accidental

By MAYOR JOE THALLEMER City of Warsaw An investigation by local and state fire investigators into the Feb. 6 fire at Warsaw Chemical, has been completed. Inspectors have determined that the fire, which originated in the center of the structure, was accidental. (Related: Fire At Warsaw Chemical, Warsaw … Read More


Old National Bank Donates To Magical Meadows

Pictured from left, front row: Tammy Stackhouse, Magical Meadows, Tina Rice, Lizzie Rice, John Warren, Old National Bank, and Sandra Parra, Old National Bank; back row: Carl Adams, Adam Reed, John Rhodes, Warsaw Mayor Joe Thallemer, Wendell Bontrager, Old National Bank, and Molly Hickle, Old National Bank.   … Read More


New Email Service Approved For City

Emails containing important documents or communications being bounced back to the sender, or disappearing all together, as well as no administrative control over email accounts, were just a few of the issues Staci Young, assistant to the major, presented to the Warsaw Board of Public Works and Safety … Read More

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Warsaw Common Council Approves Appropriation Of Parkview Funds

Warsaw Common Council held the first and second reading of Ordinance 2015-03-01, approving an additional appropriation of funds provided by Parkview Health, Monday night. These funds go toward providing a new surface for the road stretching from Husky Trail to Mariners Drive. The amount of $600,000 was approved … Read More

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Trees Will Be Replaced On Market Street

Have you traveled down East Market Street in Warsaw during the past week? You couldn’t help but notice things look a little different. City officials have been hearing a lot of comments in objection to trees, which have been cut down between Argonne Road and Sherman Street. These … Read More

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Land Purchase Approved, Facility Fees Researched

A purchase and sale agreement with Ceres Farms LLC and the Warsaw Municipal Airport was approved by the Warsaw Board of Aviation Commissioners Tuesday evening, pending the engineers approval. The board is purchasing 81.93 plus acres located, east of CR 100E and adjacent to property owned by the … Read More

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Redevelopment Commission Approves Central TIF District

A small group of Buffalo Street residents attended the Warsaw Redevelopment Commission meeting Monday to learn more about the Central Redevelopment Plan. Their questions were raised during a public hearing on a resolution to establish the area as a Tax Increment Financing District. One resident stated she needed … Read More

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Warsaw Hosts Electronic Cigarette Information Session

A new phenomenon sweeping the United States has many people attempting to wean themselves off of standard tobacco cigarettes through the use of vapor-based electronic replacements, often referred to as e-cigs. Many proponents of such devices showed up to Tuesday night’s town meeting in Warsaw to hear the … Read More

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Variances Granted For Transitional Care Facility, Landscape Business

Three variances were approved Monday evening by the Warsaw Board of Zoning Appeals. One gave approval to a new transitional care facility in Warsaw. Mainstreet, Carmel, is proposing a transitional care facility at the southwest corner of CR 300N and Sheldon Street, north of Wal-Mart. While adjacent property … Read More

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Warsaw’s Inaugural Special Olympics Polar Plunge Exhilarating

  The inaugural plunge in Warsaw for Special Olympics Saturday could be termed a success. The temperature was in the low 20s, compared to single digits earlier in the week, and the water temperature was estimated at 30 to 32 degrees. Approximately 62 plungers participated in “Freezin’ For … Read More

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Software, Training, Equipment Approved To Aid In Police Investigations

Warsaw Police Department was given the go-ahead to purchase software, equipment and attend training to keep up with the change in technology and the public use of mobile devices. The total cost is $23,870.92. The approval was given at Friday Warsaw Board of Public Works and Safety. Upon … Read More

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Parks Concert Series Contracts Approved, Steller Communities Application Moves Forward

Contracts with entertainment for the Warsaw Parks Department’s concert series and a step towards a chance to be a part of the state’s Stellar Communities Program were among approvals this morning at the Warsaw Board of Public Works & Safety meeting. Contracts were approved with Duke Tumatoe and … Read More


Dr. Dane Miller Memorial Held Winona Lake Today

That passing of Dr. Dane Miller on Feb. 10 was quite a blow to the communities of Warsaw and Winona Lake. Miller, a co-founder of Biomet and selfless philanthropist, made many great contributions to Kosciusko County. Today, at a memorial service held at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center friends, … Read More

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Common Council Hear Concerns Over Chemical Spill

A number of residents were present during Tuesday evening’s Warsaw Common Council meeting to express concerns over the chemical spill into Winona Lake following a fire at Warsaw Chemical. At least three residents spoke up expressing clean-up concerns and questioning what is being done to prevent it from … Read More


CLS Provides Update On Warsaw Chemical Fire, Winona Lake

The Warsaw Chemical fire on February 6 raised several environmental concerns after approximately 325,000 gallons of water used to abate flames carried chemicals into nearby Winona Lake. Earlier reports estimated about 200,000 gallons of fire flow water were used; however this initial estimate was updated based on new … Read More