Swansons Receive SCCF Philanthropy Award

Mat Marilyn SwansonThe Starke County Community Foundation honored Marilyn and Mathew Swanson Tuesday with the first annual James R. Hardesty Leadership in Philanthropy Award. The Swansons were involved in numerous organizations in the county, including the Community Foundation, where they helped create the Ancilla/SCILL Center Fund, as well as The Mat and Marilyn Swanson Family Fund. Continue reading

Friends of Tippecanoe River State Park Receives Grant for Tepicon Hall Upgrades

Friends of Tippecanoe River State Park member Mike Schultz, secretary Cindy Schultz and vice president John Wheeler Sr.
Friends of Tippecanoe River State Park member Mike Schultz, secretary Cindy Schultz and vice president John Wheeler Sr.

Tepicon Hall at Tippecanoe River State Park will be getting some electrical upgrades as well as a new handicap-accessible entrance thanks to a grant from the Community Foundation of Pulaski County. Friends of Tippecanoe River State Park, a not-for-profit volunteer group providing support to the park, received a $5,000 grant from the foundation’s Community Grants Fund. Continue reading

WKVI Wins Indiana Broadcasters Association Award

WKVI's Bridget Markin, Lenny Dessauer, Mary Perren, Michael Gallenberger, Tom Berg and Tony Ross at Saturday's Indiana Broadcasters Association Spectrum Awards banquet
WKVI’s Bridget Markin, Lenny Dessauer, Mary Perren, Michael Gallenberger, Tom Berg and Tony Ross at Saturday’s Indiana Broadcasters Association Spectrum Awards banquet

WKVI fared well at Saturday’s Indiana Broadcasters Association Awards in Indianapolis. News director Mary Perren’s April 16th report from LaCrosse after the Co-Alliance Elevator there exploded, injuring four employees, won in the Market 3 Breaking News Story category. Continue reading