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

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Area Health Organizations Hold Town Hall Meeting About Dangers Of E-Cigarettes

To help you understand more about the e-cigarette, Kosciusko Community Hospital, K21 Health Foundation, Kosciusko County Health Department, and Kosciusko County Tobacco Free Coalition are sponsoring a Town Hall Meeting to educate the public about the e-cigarette at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, in the City Hall meeting … Read More


IDNR Says Winona Lake Is Safe

Winona Lake contamination from Chemical Plant fire undetectable and lake users are encouraged to visit the lake. Indiana Conservation Officers have been working with city officials of Warsaw as well as the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) ever since the fire at Warsaw Chemical Company took place … Read More


UPDATE: Warsaw Chemical Fire And Winona Lake

The Kosciusko County Sheriff’s Department reported a chemical fire at Warsaw Chemical around 11 a.m. Friday, February 6. Homes and businesses within 1,000 feet of the building on Durbin Street were evacuated shortly after the fire was reported.

Reports cited that approximately 200,000 gallons of water were used by fire crews to … Read More

Warsaw Mayor Joe Thallemer (left) swearing in Dan Robinson (middle) and Dirk Felger (right). (Photo by Jarrett Van Meter)

Warsaw Traffic Safety Commission Swears In New Member

Wednesday afternoon’s brief Warsaw Traffic Safety Commission meeting saw the swearing in of new member Dirk Felger, as well as returning member Dan Robinson. “It is always helpful to have committed dedicated folks to help and serve on traffic issues within the community,” stated Warsaw Mayor Joe Thallemer. … Read More

Gordon Nash was sworn in by Mayor Joe Thallemer as a member of the WWTFPT advisory board. (Photo by Jarrett Van Meter)

Nash Sworn In At WWTFPT Meeting

Tuesday afternoon’s Warsaw-Wayne Township Fire Protection Territory advisory board meeting saw Gordon Nash sworn in as a member of the board. “We are glad to have you, it is going to be a busy year,” stated Mayor Joe Thallemer to Nash. Nash was absent during the January meeting … Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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