Warsaw News

Warsaw Native Helping To Get Girls Off The Streets

WARSAW — A bracelet on Dawnna Plummer’s wrist simply states three words: “Be the Change.” It’s what her organization, Beloved Not Forgotten, is all about. The non-profit organization is bringing awareness to the major problem of child sex trafficking. Plummer is hoping to take it a step further … Read More

Warsaw United Methodist Church Celebrates 100th Anniversary

WARSAW — A Kosciusko County church rich in heritage is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. First United Methodist Church of Warsaw is still going strong at 425 members to this day. The church traces its beginnings back to 1838, when Rev. Richard D. Hargrave, a circuit rider, … Read More

Thallemer Updates Council On High Speed Rail Project

WARSAW — While agenda items for Warsaw Common Council were routine approvals of ordinances and resolutions, it was at the end of the meeting Warsaw Mayor Joe Thallemer updated council members on the high speed rail proposal to run from Chicago, Ill., to Columbus, Ohio. This includes regular … Read More

New Fire Station Bond Issue Below Cap, Board of Works Takes Care of Year End Business

WARSAW — Bonds for the new Warsaw-Wayne Fire Territory Fire Station were sold Thursday according to an announcement at the Warsaw Board of Works meeting Friday morning, Dec. 16. Warsaw Mayor Joe Thallemer stated the bonds totaled $2.95 million, just under the $3 million cap and at an interest rate of 3.119 percent.

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Final Plats Approved By Warsaw Plan Commission

WARSAW — There was no one speaking against two plats presented for final approval at the Warsaw Planning Commission meeting Tuesday evening, Dec. 13. Plats were approved for Harrison Lake Development LLC and Habitat for Humanity of Kosciusko County.

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‘Dangerous Mobile Apps’ Seminar Dec. 7 At BYC

WARSAW — A seminar, “Dangerous Mobile Apps,” will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, at Baker Youth Club. It is presented by Beloved: Not Forgotten, a non-profit organization in Warsaw, and Remedy Live’s co-founder, Clinton Faupel, executive director. The Trends and Teens seminar will address the topic: … Read More

Grant Expected For Dam Demolition

WARSAW — Acceptance of a grant covering the demolition and removal of the Fox Farm Road Dam on the Tippecanoe River was approved by the Warsaw Board of Works Thursday morning, Nov. 17. While a letter indicating the grant has been received, grant documents to sign have not been received.

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Teacher, Comedian Is Making A Difference

WARSAW — Eric Totheroh is making his mark in the world not only as a high school teacher, but making people laugh as a sketch artist and comedian. Totheroh teaches at Warsaw Community High School. He is a teacher for Step One, an alternative education program. A licensed … Read More

Plat Approved, Sign Ordinance Remains

WARSAW — A division of one lot into two and discussion on further study into a 4 ½-year-old sign ordinance were the only topics before the Warsaw City Planning Commission Monday evening, Nov. 14.

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New Fire Station Bond Issue Moves Ahead One More Step

WARSAW — A resolution and two ordinances relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds for a new fire station were approved, but with a 6-1 vote Monday evening, Nov. 7, at the Warsaw Common Council meeting. Ron Shoemaker was the lone member against proceeding further.

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Studies Approved To Investigate Potential Solutions

WARSAW — Studies to investigate potential solutions to “grade separation” between city streets and railroad crossings and a flooding problem on East Market Street, were approved by members of the Warsaw Board of Public Works and Safety. The two areas were among agenda items at Monday morning’s meeting, Oct. 24.

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Initial Steps Taken To Issue $3.9 Million In Bonds For New Fire Station

WARSAW — The process of issuing general obligation bonds, not to exceed $3.9 million for the construction and equipping of Warsaw-Wayne Fire Territory Station 3 has begun. That is pending approval by the Wayne Township Advisory Board of an interlocal agreement. The bonds will not increase the city’s debt service levy.

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