Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership Announces 2017 Board Elections

FORT WAYNE – The Regional Opportunities Council (ROC), the investor board of the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership, has elected the 2017 Slate of Directors to the Regional Partnership’s Governing Board. The Governing Board is responsible for providing strategic leadership oversight to the Regional Partnership’s operations and fiscal matters. … Read More

WPD Seeking Bids For New Vehicles, City Looking For Summer Employees

WARSAW — The City of Warsaw Board of Public Works and Safety’s meeting lasted less than 15 minutes this morning, April 21. Topics discussed included the Warsaw Police Department seeking bids for two new vehicles and the city looking for more summer employees. WPD Caption Kip Shuter was … Read More

KC Recycling Depot Director Announces Resignation

WARSAW — KC Recycling Director Shelly Heckert announced her resignation at today’s Solid Waste Board meeting, April 18. Heckert’s been with the Depot for eight years, starting as an educator, and has been director since 2014. Heckert’s last day will be May 31. “I’m ready for the next step,” stated … Read More

Mayor Addresses Husky Trail Traffic Concerns

WARSAW —  During the Traffic Safety Commission meeting on Wednesday, April 12, Mayor Joe Thallemer addressed concerns with traffic on Husky Trail due to construction. Since construction on Husky Trail began earlier this month, individuals have moved barricades and gone through yards to get around the detour. Thallemer … Read More

Library Celebrates 100 Years With Mayor’s Proclamation

WARSAW —Mayor Joe Thallemer was present at the monthly library trustees board meeting April 10 to congratulate the library on it’s 100th birthday taking place this week. In congratulations, Thallemer read a proclamation declaring 2017 as the year of the library. “The most important thing is here we are … Read More

Board Of Works Addresses Husky Trail Project, Sewer Rehabilitation

WARSAW — The majority of the Warsaw Board of Works meeting held today, April 10, was spent discussing safety concerns with the Husky Trail project and necessary sewer rehabilitation. City Planner Jeremy Skinner presented two change orders for the Husky Trail project. The first order regarded changing the project … Read More

Don’t Forget, Husky Trail Closed To Through Traffic Starting Today

WARSAW — Construction on Phase 1 of the Husky Trail project in Warsaw officially begins today, April 3. Phase 1 road closures include the Mariner Drive and Husky Trail intersection and Husky Trail from Mariners Drive to just south of North Pointe Drive. No through traffic will be … Read More

City Addresses Questions And Concerns On Husky Trail Construction

WARSAW — Questions and concerns were expressed during a public forum held by the city to inform the public of what to expect during the construction on Husky Trail. Many residents attended the forum on Monday, March 27, held at Harrison Elementary School to learn what they can … Read More

WishBone Brings Innovative Pediatric Orthopedics To Warsaw

WARSAW  — WishBone Medical, Inc., a new pediatric orthopedic company, has officially opened in Warsaw. WishBone Medical is focused on being an industry leader in the pediatric orthopedic market by providing proprietary products through a capital efficient business model. The Chamber of Commerce welcomed WishBone with a ribbon cutting … Read More

Local Celebrities Participate In A Night Of Comedy At The Wagon Wheel

WARSAW — Local celebrities took the stage during “Off the Wagon, A Night of Unpredictable Comedy” held at the Wagon Wheel on Saturday, March 11. The show was put on by the Center Street Community Theatre as a tribute to all things indicative of Warsaw. The evening was an … Read More

North Buffalo Street Project Officially Granted $3.5 million From IEDC

WARSAW — The Indiana Economic Development Corporation has approved Regional Cities Initiative funding for three projects in Northeast Indiana, including the North Buffalo Street development in Warsaw. The North Buffalo Street development in Warsaw will receive $3.5 million. The Buffalo Street project will combine urban housing and mixed-use development … Read More

Alley Renovation Project Plans In The Works For This Summer

WARSAW — An alley in downtown Warsaw may become a new hang-out for community members this summer. During the Kosciusko County Convention, Recreation and Visitors Commission held on Wednesday, March 8, assistant city planner Justin Taylor asked the commission for a grant to go toward costs for an … Read More

Local Celebrities Taking The Stage This Weekend

WARSAW — Fans of comedy, the community or just the local celebrities all have a reason to see Center Street Community Theatre’s new show this weekend. It’s the first show of its kind in Warsaw and it will only be on stage for one show. “Off the Wagon: A … Read More

Commissioners Approve Grants, Review Quotes At Meeting

WARSAW —  Sheriff C. Aaron Rovenstine presented the 2017 jail inspection report to board members at the Kosciusko commissioners meeting held Tuesday, March 7.  Rovenstine reported that Kosciusko County jail received an “outstanding” report from the state on jail operations and thanked board members for their assistance with … Read More

Local Sixth Graders Ask The Mayor To Bring More Restaurants, Businesses To The Area

LEESBURG — Sixth graders at Leesburg Elementary were given the opportunity to encourage Warsaw Mayor Joe Thallemer to bring new restaurants and businesses in to the area. As students were learning about the genre of persuasive writing, they were given an assignment to write letters to the mayor … Read More

BAKFC Holds Ground Breaking For New Home Of Local Veteran

WARSAW — On Nov. 19 it was announced to US Army SSG Justin Raymer that he and his family would be returning home to Warsaw from Georgia thanks to Operation Finally Home, the Builders Association of Kosciusko Fulton Counties and R.W. Kidd Construction. The chilly afternoon of March … Read More