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  • Little Crow Lofts Ribbon Cutting Held Wednesday
    The Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Wednesday for Little Crow Lofts on the southeast corner of Detroit and Market streets in Warsaw.
  • Lake City Bank Announces Promotions; Restaurant Construction To Begin Soon; Lake City Bank To Build New Branch In Milford
  • Swick Celebrates 40-Year Milestone With Times-Union, Brooks Named Global Marketing Director For Chore-Time, Kerlin Bus Wins Several Dealership, Employee Awards At Annual Meeting, Kosciusko Human Resources Association Receives SHRM Award; OrthoWorx To Host Regulatory Seminar, Laser Graphx Receives Indiana Impact Award, Goodwill Career Center Lists June Events
  • Loftin Named A Top Sales Performer; Melton Joins REMAX Results Office; Marshall Named CEO At Earthway Products; Lake City Heat Treating Building New Addition
  • Titus Funeral Home will display blue lights this month in honor and support of law enforcement officers.
  • The following professional and career development events will be held at the Goodwill Community Career Center, 751 Anchorage Point Drive, Warsaw.
  • Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. announced this week that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Faith In Practice, a Houston-based non-profit organization that provides surgical, medical, dental and educational programs in Guatemala.
  • North Manchester Man Wins Promotional Award
    During the 2018 PPAIExpo in Las Vegas, Brett Wynn of won a PPAI Gold Pyramid Award for marketing.
  • Kauffman Medi Spa Has Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
    The Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon-cutting for Kauffman Medi Spa Inc., formerly known as Vein Institute & Medi Spa, Inc. It recently completed expanding and renaming its newly renovated site at 3505 N. Ind. 15, Warsaw.
  • Shockome Completes Auctioneering Courses; Christenson Tabbed CTB Product Manager; Local RE/MAX Results Offices Ranked Among Best In The Country; Indiana’s Economic Outlook Among Top 3 In Latest State Rankings; Chamber Hosts Green Talks Luncheon May 10; Bowling For Baker May 19
  • Two area business leaders under the age of 40 who are making a difference in northeast Indiana both on the job and in the community have been named to Fort Wayne Business Weekly’s “40 Under 40” list.
  • David Meier, chief operating officer at Penguin Point Franchise Systems, has announced the winners of the 29th Annual People Pleaser of the Year.  This award is given to the one person in each restaurant in appreciation for consistent dedication to people pleasing, for both customers and associates.  

    Each associate votes for the person in their restaurant whose attitude, dependability, initiative, quality of work, cooperation and customer relation skills best reflect the Penguin Point People Pleaser profile. The award includes a cash bonus, a plaque with their photo posted in the lobby and an honorary pin. 

  • Jennifer S. Kingston, CFP, RICP with Ameriprise Financial has become a private wealth advisor. Kingston, with an office in Warsaw, is among the 15 percent of approximately 10,000 Ameriprise financial advisors to achieve this status.
  • All business leaders are invited to the Barn and Business Breakfast, hosted by Kosciusko County Community Foundation and Kosciusko County Farm Bureau.

    The event will be from 6:30-8:30 a.m. March 6 at the Manahan Orthopaedic Capital Center at Grace College.

     At last year’s event over 300 individuals representing leaders from a wide array of industries attended. They expressed appreciation for the opportunity to converse with other leaders about specific topics addressed at the breakfast, and they said they found the presentation by the keynote speakers relevant to their work.
  • Mark Sponseller has joined Titus Funeral Home as an advance planning specialist.

  • The city of Warsaw is conducting six public information outreach meetings regarding a proposed annexation of the Airport Industrial Park.
  • The Owl’s Nest event center will have an open house from 5 to 8 p.m. today.
  • Two New Businesses Open In Downtown Warsaw
    Two businesses celebrated openings in downtown Warsaw on Friday.
  • The Warsaw-Kosciusko Chamber recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Shear Elegance, celebrating the opening of its new store at 402 N. First St., Pierceton. 
  • The Warsaw-Kosciusko Chamber recently held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Froggy’s Frozen Yogurt, celebrating the opening of its new store in the Lakeview Shopping Center, 2104 E. Winona Ave., Warsaw.
  • Area businesses will soon be shipping holiday orders, and the owner of a South Bend shipping advisor franchise has some tips for them.
  • Farmers State Bank of Mentone announced in August that Lindy Breeden has been named Executive Vice President and Chief Credit Officer and Mike Walters has been named Senior Vice President and Sales Manager of the bank.
  • If you were born anywhere from 1982 to 2001, or within a few years of this range, you are considered a “Millennial.”
  • Americans were once called “Pioneers.”  Our pioneering history led to the metaphor Americans can pull themselves up by their bootstraps.  That’s a mental picture of our independence, ingenuity and perseverance.   Who came up with the idea to call us, “American Consumers”?  What mental picture does that create?
  • Sasso Veterinary Hospital announced the addition of Shanna Ewert to the staff.
  • The Bowen Center has experienced significant growth and there have been many modifications of internal practices as well as marketplace changes over recent years.
  • The Bowen Center of Northeast Indiana announced the promotion of Dr. Hani Ahmad to medical director.
  • A ribbon cutting recently was held at Luxe Studio and Diva, two new businesses sharing one location in the Village At Winona at 803 E. Canal St.
  • Kosciusko Economic Development Corporation hosted a seminar on “How to do Business with the Department of Defense (DOD)” Feb. 24.
  • SYRACUSEâ– Poly-Wood, Inc. Lumber Division, a leading provider of recycled plastic lumber for the outdoor furnishings and accessories industries, announces the introduction a line of durable and sustainable  utility grade plastic lumber. Incorporating the same moisture-proof properties of its premium line; the new Poly-Wood Utility Grade will utilize maximum recycled content and incorporate features for alternative manufacturing and construction applications.
  • At Ceruti’s Summit Park in Fort Wayne, Coldwell Banker Roth Wehrly Graber announced the winners of company awards given to the top REALTORS® out of all 12 of their offices.  National and International awards were also won from Coldwell Banker.
  • Over the years, parents teach their children all sorts of things — how to tie their shoes, throw a ball, and drive a car.
  • Conrad Joins Coldwell Banker
    Kim Conrad, Sales Associate, has joined Coldwell Banker Roth Wehrly Graber real estate company, Warsaw.
  • Thinking of starting a business? Own a business but need to learn more or rethink your business?   Have a part-time business and wondering whether it can make it full time? Or know someone who has these questions.  Then this course is for you:
  • Kyle Ritchey (L) recently marked his first year since he became a sales professional at Kerlin Motor Company.
  • D.C. Haircrafters’ co-owner and vice president Chris Dillon (C) recently welcomed Madelene Bradford (L) and Brittany Hastings (R) to the staff at 138 N. Harrison St., Warsaw.
  • As an investor, what are your goals? You can probably think of quite a few — but over the course of your lifetime, your objectives typically will fall into five key categories. And once you’re familiar with these areas, you can start thinking of what they’ll mean to you in terms of your financial and investment strategies.
  • Today’s Question: I am getting married this summer. What can I do so my skin looks its best for the wedding photos and the big day?   
    Christina, Warsaw
  • Indiana Antique Company continues to grow having this week moved to 123 S. Buffalo St. in downtown Warsaw.
  • Have you had that awkward talk yet? The one about what to do if you or one of your family members becomes physically or mentally incapacitated? If not, you should. Protect yourself and your family by having this difficult discussion soon.
  • Liberti Joins Goshert Insuracne
    Goshert Insurance LLC recently announced the addition of Tina Liberti to its professional staff at 475 Anchorage Rd, Ste 11 in Warsaw.
  • Today’s Question: I recently had a baby and now my face has these brown patches all over it. What is this and how do I get rid of it?
    Melanie, Warsaw
  • Valentine’s Day is almost upon us.  To celebrate, you may want to present your loved ones with chocolates, flowers or any number of other traditional gifts. But if your valentine also happens to be your spouse or your life partner, you also might want to show your love in another way  — by making sure you have adequate insurance.
  • The staff at Owen Family Funeral Homes & Monuments is preparing for their 6th annual Holiday Memorial Service.
  • Premier Capital Corporation of Indianapolis recently named Senior Vice President Tom Mills as their Most Active Banker Award recipient.
  • SYRACUSE – Poly-Wood Inc., developer and manufacturer of eco-friendly casual outdoor furniture, recently announced the recent promotion of Chad Yordy to vice president, sales and marketing.
  • As an investor, you’ve pretty much seen it all in 2011 — including slow-but-steady gains early in the year, a market correction during the debt ceiling debate and the U.S. credit downgrade, and huge one-day price movements, both up and down — and there’s still a month to go.
  • Recently the Indiana-Ohio Region of American Red Cross Blood Services hosted its annual recognition luncheon at the Fort Wayne Marriott. Many awards were distributed to recognize the outstanding achievements and volunteer service of individuals and businesses in our region. The following were recognized from Kosciusko County.
  • Looking for a unique Christmas gift for someone special? Tired of giving sweaters, ties and socks?  This year, why not check out items available on the Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana On-Line Auction with proceeds benefitting JA programs right here in community.
  • The Policy Manager eGovernance tool from 3ci Solutions, Inc. allows businesses to easily manage HIPAA and OSHA laws and policy changes and help to keep companies in compliance when changes take place.
  • Today’s Question: I just turned 40 and I am still breaking out! How can I fight both acne and wrinkles?
    Kristen, Warsaw
  • A ribbon cutting was recently held at The Crazy-Day Gourmet.
  • SYRACUSE – Poly-Wood, Inc., leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance, eco-friendly casual outdoor furniture, has recently named Doug Hertel as the company’s marketing manager and Becky Tusing as its director of administration. The expansion of the management team is a result of significant growth being experienced by the Syracuse-based manufacturer.
  • Warsaw Chemical Co. Inc. offers the new Midnight Ice auto interior fragrance as part of its Green Sense® and Blue Sense® Auto Fragrance lines.  Midnight Ice, as well as other Green Sense and Blue Sense fragrances, is sprayed into the carpet under seats to neutralize odors and leave auto interiors with a fresh, clean scent.
  • Roxanne S. Coffelt, of Owens & Company, P.C., has successfully completed the certification process with the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts to earn her designation of Certified Valuation Analyst.
  • Some people buy investments here and there, now and then. Others open an Individual Retirement Account (IRA), put some money in it, and then forget about it. But this type of haphazard investment behavior can lead to haphazard results. On the other hand, you’ve got five good reasons for creating and following a comprehensive, long-term investment strategy.
  • DENVER – Jennifer Kauffman, NP-C and CEO of the Vein Institute & Medical Spa in Warsaw, recently was invited to speak at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons annual meeting in Denver, Colo.
  • Today’s question: I caught my 17 year old daughter smoking.  I’ve told her about the smell and all the damage it will do to her body.  How is it going to affect her teeth?  
    Sandy, Bourbon.
  • Today’s Question: I struggle with both puffy eyes and dark circles and have fine lines as well. What can I do to treat these concerns?
    Marie, Leesburg
  • Steve Rhodes, President and Chief Executive Officer of Kosciusko REMC, recently announced that Troy Cozad has joined the cooperative as communications specialist based in the Warsaw office.
  • ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. – The Association for Manufacturing Excellence is pleased to announce Medtronic Spinal Warsaw Operations as a 2011 recipient of its Manufacturing Excellence Award.
  • Timbercrest Senior Living Community will host the second portion of a two-part financial planning series focusing on trusts.  The seminar will be held Nov. 10 in the Timbercrest Assembly Room and will begin at 7 p.m.   The session will be presented by First Financial Bank Vice President and Trust Officer, Steven Hammer, JD, CTFA.
  • NORTH MANCHESTER – According to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, about a quarter of the nation's population – approximately 70 million people – are potentially eligible for VA benefits and services because they are veterans, family members or survivors of veterans.
  • MILFORD – Steven Minnich has been named a design engineer for Chore-Time, according to Jim Kraft, product manager for Ventilation Products.
  • Mason Health and Rehab recently announced that Linda Winston, DPT, CLT has successfully completed her certification in lymphedema management.  She is currently accepting clients at Mason on either an in-patient or out-patient basis.

    She is a graduate of Indiana University Doctorate of Physical Therapy program and received her certification from the Norton School of Lymphatic Studies.  She has been a member of the Mason team since 2010. 

    The therapists on the Mason team have a combined 75+ years of experience.  They specialize in physical, occupational, and speech/language rehabilitation for all ages of patients.  They also are experienced in pain and incontinence management.   Mason has been providing rehabilitation services to the community for more than 10 years. For more information, contact Lynn DesJardins, rehab director at 574-371-2500 ext. 268.
  • Today's Question: The wrinkles on my face are starting to bother me. What are the options to treat them?
    Hannah, Warsaw.
  • Beacon Credit Union recently announced the winners of the charitable giving promotion Project Spotlight. Beacon is donating a total of $1,750 in each of the 11 counties in Northeastern Indiana where Beacon branches are located, bringing the grand total in charitable donations made by the credit union to $19,250.
  • The Kosciusko Board of Realtors and Multiple Listing Services Boards welcome their new Association Executive, Karen Louthain. Louthain began as the KBOR/MLS Association Executive August 15.
  • Late fall marks the beginning of the holiday season, which probably means that you’ll have a lot going on over the next couple of months.
  • Today's Question:  I'm 21 and some of my wisdom teeth haven't completely come in, and with the weather we have been having, they are starting to hurt.  What can I do about them?  Do I need them out?  
    Steve, Warsaw.
  • Q. My summer tan is starting to fade, but I’ve noticed brown spots popping up all over my face. What are they and how do I get rid of them?  
    Joan, Winona Lake
  • If you’re a woman who owns a business, you’ve got plenty of company.
  • Today’s Question:  My orthopedic surgeon has recommended after my knee replacement surgery that I take an antibiotic before my dental work. Would other people in my age group benefit from the same medicine?  
    Paul, Warsaw.
  • You may be unaware of it, but September is Life Insurance Awareness Month.
  • Today’s Question:  I recently had some work done to my teeth and I received a bill from my dentist.
  • Last week, we started talking about some of the most common skin mistakes including: tanning, smoking, not using sunscreen, not using an antioxidant and not using retinol. Small, and often free, daily changes you make will have a huge impact on the quality of your skin. Here is part two of my list of the 10 most common skin mistakes:
  • Verizon Wireless is offering a free workshop at the company’s Warsaw store, located at 2930 Frontage Road, on Sept. 17, from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
  • INDIANAPOLIS – Marsh Supermarkets, Inc. has committed $60,000 in support of Project 9/11 Indianapolis.
  • The Taste & Trade Expo is a venue designed as a community event to showcase the businesses and restaurants of Kosciusko County.
  • Jeff Thompson was hired Aug. 25, 1985, as a material handler in the bindery and also worked in the pressroom, prompting to a bundler in the bindery in October 1987.
  • INDIANAPOLIS – Marsh Supermarkets, Inc., today announced a number of executive leadership changes designed to strengthen its organization and accelerate sales growth.
  • MENTONE – Tara Fuller of Mentone has become an independent consultant with Tastefully Simple, a national direct sales company featuring more than 60 delicious, easy-to-prepare foods.
  • “Better Than Before” is re-releasing its first-of-a-kind rehabilitative fitness program in DVD format that demonstrates how post-surgery exercises should be properly performed.
  • A ribbon cutting was held recently for Pie Eyed Petey's North on the corner of Main and Huntington Street (Ind. 13) in downtown Syracuse. 
  • The Annual Chamber Golf Outing has been a traditional summer activity and fundraiser for the Warsaw/Kosciusko County Chamber of Commerce for many years. It’s a time for community leaders to network and have a good time together over a game of golf. This year the outing was held at Tippecanoe Lake Country Club on July 20.
  • Free professional small business advising sessions are now available in Warsaw for persons who currently own a small business or are interested in starting one. Kosciusko Economic Development Corp. will host Alan Steele, business advisor from the South Bend Small Business Development Center.
  • Kosciusko Community Hospital announced the appointment of Finny Mathew as chief operating officer and Kimberly Finch as chief nursing officer.
  • NORTH MANCHESTER – Peabody Retirement Community is celebrating 80 years as a continuing care retirement community, offering a full spectrum of living choices. Peabody is a not-for- profit community, focusing on enriching lives through all phases of retirement.
  • INDIANAPOLIS - Business loans are available for starting or expanding a business in Indiana. The U.S. Small Business Administration is sponsoring a business borrowing workshop in Warsaw for small businesses Wednesday from 1 to 3 p.m.
  • WINONA LAKE – SYM Financial recently announced that Thomas R. Ackmann has joined the firm to focus on leading clients with their 401(k) retirement plan design and tax reduction strategies.
  • Indiana’s newest investment option through the state-sponsored 529 college savings plan is now available at Lake City Bank locations in Warsaw and surrounding areas.  The CollegeChoice CD 529 Savings Plan (College Choice CD) is a certificate of deposit for families and individuals saving for college.
  • Eric and Kim Waggoner of Etna Green recently achieved the rank of fully qualified directors with the Shaklee Corporation. Shaklee is the top Natural Nutritional Company in the United States.
  • MILFORD – Shelley Murphy has been named a customer fulfillment representative for the PigTek® Pig Equipment Group, according to Joe Holland, controller and operations manager for the CTB Inc. business unit.
  • Twenty percent of all new jobs in America come from business start-ups.

    Entrepreneurs with potential for growth, called Gazelles, represent a significant part of those job creation numbers.