Warsaw News

UPDATED: Dirck Files For County Commissioner-Middle District

WARSAW — Sheal A. Dirck, Warsaw, has filed his candidacy for Kosciusko County Commissioner-Middle District, with Kosciusko County Republican Central Committee Chairman Mike Ragan. A caucus of all county Republican precinct committeemen will be held at 7 p.m.  Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the historic Kosciusko Circuit Courtroom, Kosciusko … Read More

Families Flock To Fall Family Fun Night

WARSAW — The leaves were on the ground, the smell of campfire filled the air and temperature was perfect sweatshirt weather. It was the perfect night for the Fall Family Fun night at Lucerne Park Friday night. Families around the area came out for a night of fun. … Read More

Jury Rules In Favor Of Zimmer Biomet In Pennsylvania Civil Case

PHILADELPHIA, PA. — A federal jury entered a verdict in favor of Zimmer Biomet, Warsaw, and against the plaintiff Dominick Pistone “as the plaintiff’s claims and as to defendant’s counterclaims.” Zimmer Biomet was awarded a judgement of $125,000. The case was heard before the U.S. District Court Eastern … Read More

City Unveils New Citizen-Focused Website

WARSAW — The city of Warsaw unveiled a new website at www.warsaw.in.gov.  The most noticeable difference is a new look and mobile-friendly design.  However, there are other important improvements for citizens, as well. The new website has been redesigned to make the experience more citizen-focused and citizen-friendly.  A … Read More

Elkhart Manufacturer Expanding To Warsaw

WARSAW — Patrick Industries, Inc., out of Elkhart, a major RV and industrial component manufacturer and distributer, looks to be expanding to Warsaw’s technology park. City Planner Jeremy Skinner presented the Warsaw Common Council, at their Oct. 2 meeting, with a letter asking the council to grant a … Read More

City Hosts Ribbon Cutting For The Alley Project

WARSAW — The city of Warsaw held a ribbon cutting for the completion of the alley project yesterday, Sept. 20. Representatives from Warsaw and the state were present to celebrate the completion of the community-funded project. “We’re here today to celebrate a really unique project, in a really … Read More

Sewer Project Will Raise Wastewater Rates Thirty-Nine Percent

WARSAW — Warsaw residents should expect a rise in their wastewater bills in 2018 as a new rate ordinance was introduced at the Warsaw Common Council meeting held last night, Sept. 18. The two phases of the estimated $41 million wastewater rehabilitation and expansion project will result in … Read More

Owner Of Jefferson Street Apartments Fails To Comply With Code Enforcement

WARSAW — Despite a civil penalty of $5,000 being imposed last month, the owner of 501 W. Jefferson St., Warsaw, failed to appear at the Department of Code Enforcement’s hearing held today, Sept. 18. James Best owns the building, which is separated into four different apartments. Last month, … Read More

District Meetings To Discuss Wastewater Rehabilitation And Expansion Project

WARSAW — The City of Warsaw will host district public meetings for the Wastewater Rehabilitation and Expansion Project.  Each meeting will involve a presentation and general discussion of the two-phase project and its impact on wastewater rates.  Following the presentation, there will be a question and answer time … Read More

Warsaw Seeks Future Leaders For Mayor Youth Assistant Council

WARSAW — The City of Warsaw is partnering with Warsaw Community High School to give high schoolers a voice in their city. Warsaw is seeking ambitious, motivated students with a desire to impact their community through serving to apply to the Mayor Youth Advisory Council. The council is … Read More

Another Complaint Filed With Public Access Counselor Against Warsaw

WARSAW — A second complaint, alleging the city of Warsaw has violated a request for public records access, has been filed with the Office of the Public Access Counselor Luke Britt. This complaint, filed by Kyle Babcock, states he was denied access to public records on July 21 … Read More

Warsaw’s K-9 Unit Serves And Protects

WARSAW — They are trained to serve and protect, but instead of two legs they do so on four, or paws to be precise. There are three working police canines at the Warsaw Police Department: Dax, Mako and Bubka. The K-9s and their handlers are: Cpl. Phil Reed … Read More

Homeowner Denied Use Variance For Woodworking Business

WARSAW — The majority of the Board of Zoning Appeals meeting on Monday, Aug. 28 was spent discussing a use variance for 530 Crestlane Drive, Warsaw. The residence is an an R-1 zone and the current owner, Aaron Hooks, has been running a woodworking business from inside the … Read More

Mayor Responds To Public Access Counselor’s Rulings

WARSAW — Warsaw Mayor Joe Thallemer has issued a statement regarding the ruling Tuesday, Aug. 22, by Indiana Public Access Counselor Luke Britt regarding allegations the city violated the Access To Public Records Act and the Indiana Open Door Law. “The city is pleased with the ruling by … Read More

City Gets First Look At Proposed Sewer Rehabilitation, Plant Expansion

WARSAW — A presentation and public hearing were held on the proposed sewer rehabilitation and wastewater treatment plant expansion during the Warsaw Common Council meeting on Monday, Aug. 21. The total estimated cost is currently set at $40 million with an anticipated completion date of 2020. The presentation … Read More

Warsaw Housing Authority Begins New Study In Warsaw

WARSAW — In hopes to help receive future grants, Warsaw Housing Authority is conducting a Healthy Homes Study with assistance from IPFW nursing students. “We are a rural community and we have some people in this community that make more money than in other communities, said Pam Kennedy, … Read More