Council Works To Update Strategic Plan

WARSAW — The Warsaw Common Council held a workshop after the special meeting last night, Jan. 30, to update this year’s strategic plan. The first strategic plan was created in 2012 with American StructurePoint after Warsaw Mayor Joseph Thallemer and several council members were first elected to serve on … Read More

Warsaw Common Council Holds Meeting To Lower Tax Rates

WARSAW — The Warsaw Common Council held a special meeting last night, Jan. 30 to approve budget cuts after receiving their 1782 notice. The council unanimously approved cutting the budget by $780,790 to approve the desired tax rate. The cuts were made from five different budgets, with $238,248 … Read More

Campbell Pleads Guilty To Felonies Against The City Of Warsaw

WARSAW — Marc Campbell, Mishawaka, pleaded guilty to four counts of providing false information to a government entity, all Class D felonies. The charges stem from a 2013 case. Campbell was the owner and president of ProForm Pipe Lining. The company schemed with the former Warsaw Street Department … Read More

Chamber Members Honored At Annual Awards Dinner

WINONA LAKE — Local businesses and individuals were honored at last night’s, Jan. 26, 105th Annual Chamber Membership Awards Dinner, hosted by the Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce at the Manahan Orthopedic Capital Center at Grace College. Randy Lewis, author of “No Greatness Without Goodness,” was the evening’s keynote … Read More

Board Of Works Approves Consulting On Center Lake Dike

WARSAW — During a short meeting on Monday, Jan. 23, the board of public works and safety approved consulting engineering services from Lawson-Fisher Associates for the dike located on the northwest side of Center Lake. A dike is an embankment built to prevent flooding. The dike has existed for a … Read More

Reecer Properties Opens Warsaw Branch

WARSAW — Warsaw has a new business in the downtown area as Reecer Properties held its ribbon cutting today, Jan. 20, at its new Market Street location. The company has expanded quickly since its start in 2010. This is the fifth office for the business, which has two … Read More

Buffalo Street Project Finally Becoming A Reality

WARSAW — Warsaw Mayor Joseph Thallemer had big news to announce at the Warsaw Common Council meeting held last night, Monday, Jan. 17. The Northeast Indiana Regional Development Authority approved the Buffalo Street project on Monday afternoon, providing a $3.5 million dollar grant for the project. City Planner Jeremy … Read More

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Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program Celebrates $1 Million in Tax Refunds

WINONA LAKE  — As the Grace College School of Business prepares to begin its seventh year of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program in Kosciusko County, community leaders will gather on Jan. 18 to celebrate over $1 million in tax refunds to past clients. Warsaw Mayor Joseph Thallemer … Read More

Solid Waste District Talks TV Recycling

WARSAW — In the first meeting of the year on Jan. 10, the Solid Waste Management District Board discussed the reach of their services, including the need for TV recycling. Currently the District’s income is greater than expenditures. Board member and Mayor Joe Thallemer advised that the city … Read More

Warsaw Redevelopment Commission Looks Ahead To 2017 Projects

WARSAW — Board members were sworn in and elected officials were appointed before talk of 2017 projects at the Redevelopment Commission held on Monday, Jan. 9. Warsaw Mayor Joseph Thallemer swore in Tim Meyer, Rick Snodgrass, Jeff Grose, George Clemens and Mike Klondaris as the 2017 board members. … Read More

Warsaw Board Of Works Consists Mostly Of Parks Business

WARSAW — The majority of the Warsaw Board of Works, held this morning, Jan. 6, consisted of approving contracts for Warsaw Parks and Recreation Department. Warsaw Park’s Superintendent Larry Plummer and Recreation Director Sheila Wieringa were present at the meeting. Three of the contracts presented were for the Central Parks … Read More

Warsaw Traffic Commission Denies Request For An All-Way Stop Sign At Intersection Of Pope And Detroit

WARSAW — The Warsaw Traffic Commission decided not to implement an all-way stop sign at the intersection of Pope Street and Detroit Street during their meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 4. Citizen Dennis Broderick submitted a request to the commission, asking them to consider putting an all-way stop sign … Read More

Fire Territory Board Appoints Design And Construction Committee For Station Three

WARSAW — The first meeting of the new year was short as the Warsaw-Wayne Fire Territory board met for their regular meeting on yesterday, Jan. 3. A design and construction committee has been appointed to help get the design for the new station completed and review the design … Read More

4-H Poss-ABILITIES Program Offers Opportunities For Youth Of All Abilities

WARSAW — The Kosciusko County 4-H Poss-ABILITIES Program is accepting applications from youth who are interested in learning more about the 4-H program and the opportunity to work with and show livestock animals. The program was started last year as a way to make interactive livestock experiences “POSSIBLE” for … Read More