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One City Employee Affected By New Fair Labor Standard Act, Salary Ordinance Amended

WARSAW — The current Warsaw city salary ordinance was amended Monday evening, Sept. 19, to stay in compliance with the Federal Fair Labor Standard Act. Members of the Warsaw Common Council voted unanimously to amend the ordinance.

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Waters New Firefighter, Station 3 Approved

WARSAW — Miles Waters officially became a firefighter with the Warsaw-Wayne Fire Territory Friday morning, Sept. 16. Waters, who completed his probationary period, was sworn in as a full time firefighter during the Warsaw Board of Works meeting.

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Aging Infrastructure Causes Emergency Expenditures

WARSAW — Infrastructure 115 years old is beginning to show its age. Storm and sewer lines installed in 1900 are deteriorating at the joints causing not only breaks in the system, but also sinkholes.

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Cardinal Services To Host Celebration For National Direct Support Professionals

WARSAW — Cardinal Services will host a variety of celebrations in coming days in honor of National Direct Support Professionals (DSP) Recognition Week, September 11-17. Events will culminate at 2 p.m. on  Friday, Sept. 16 when Warsaw Mayor Joe Thallemer will join Cardinal employees in the Cardinal Courtyard for … Read More


New Fire Station Receives First Approval

WARSAW — A dream of a third fire station for Warsaw-Wayne Fire Territory is one step closer after WWFT board members approved an agreement with MartinRiley, Fort Wayne, Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 6. Originally estimated at $4,470,160 in January, the cost has been reduced to $3,623,852 for a smaller station. The agreement will go before the Warsaw Board of Works Sept. 16 for action.

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Pahr Named Final Winner of Shop, Eat, Repeat

WARSAW — Warsaw Community Development Corporation and Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts are pleased to announce the final winner of the Shop, Eat, Repeat program sponsored by Parkview Warsaw, Ernie Pahr. Pahr won items from downtown shops and restaurants that include: Lake Area Promotional Specialties, Reinholt’s Town Square … Read More

Korean War veterans were honored during September's First Friday.

Kosciusko County Honors and Remembers Korean War Veterans

KOSCIUSKO COUNTY — During September’s First Friday in Warsaw, a special ceremony was held to honor and remember all of Kosciusko County’s Korean War veterans. Friday’s ceremony co-chair Ken Locke welcomed all veterans to the ceremony in his opening speech. “We appreciate and are certainly honored that each … Read More

Commission members and  members of the Zimmer-Biomet Creative Team were present at the unveiling.

Warsaw Unveils Bison Bones

WARSAW — During First Friday festivities tonight, Sept. 2, Warsaw’s Bison-tennial, “Bones” was unveiled. The Bison-tennial Public Art Project is a statewide celebration of Indiana’s bicentennial. The ArtFULLY Warsaw Fund, at the recommendation of the Warsaw Public Art Commission was able to purchase the cities bison through an … Read More

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Warsaw Board of Works Approves Grants, Pay Applications

WARSAW — The Warsaw Board of Works met for a very brief meeting on Friday, Sept. 2. Business consisted of approving various grants for the Warsaw Parks and Recreation Department, change orders, pay applications, new hire approvals and travel requests. Two separate grants were approved for the Warsaw … Read More

Shown ins a rendering by Loren Deeg, Ball State University of a way to revitalize SoBu Alley as a drawing point to people to the downtown area.

City Alley Approved For Family Dining Use

WARSAW — “I wouldn’t be for it if it was to vacate (the alley). The agreement is full of protection for the city … I do feel bad that the council members here are not for it … My own brother thought it was a good idea,” said George Clemens.

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Warsaw Parks Starts Grant Process To Replace Stellar Funding

WARSAW — After the normal Warsaw Park Board meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 16 the board remained for a public post Stellar meeting. After not receiving the Stellar designee, the Warsaw Parks Department has decided to move on with their projects by applying for grants. The particular grant discussed … Read More

An ice skating rink of the kind proposed by Rich Haddad. (photo provided by Rich Haddad)

Warsaw Parks Further Discusses No Smoking Ordinance, Ice Rink

WARSAW — During the Aug. 16 Warsaw Park Board meeting, the board revisited the idea of a no smoking ordinance in the parks and the possibility of an ice rink. During the July 19 Park Board meeting, the board passed a motion to not approve a recommendation to the … Read More


New Hires, Maintenance Programs And Projects Increase Warsaw’s Proposed Budget

WARSAW — The first look at departments proposed budgets within the city of Warsaw was taken by members of the Warsaw Common Council Monday evening, Aug. 15. The overall 2017 proposed budget total is $29,566,224, up $1,611,530 from the 2016 proposed budget. A 5.45057 percent increase.

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