A bill under consideration in the Indiana General Assembly could have a chilling effect on the wind power produced by the West Central School Corporation. Senate Bill 309 would change the way alternate energy production like wind and solar is redistributed. Continue reading
All children who will be starting kindergarten in the fall can register for classes tomorrow night at North Judson-San Pierre Elementary School from 5 until 7 p.m. Continue reading
Pregnant women who use drugs or alcohol now have access to addiction and recovery support through Porter-Starke Services. The Momentum program offers information about how drugs and alcohol affect the growing baby. Continue reading
State Road 14 is closed to all traffic halfway between State Road 39 and U.S. 421 through the end of October for a bridge repair project. Continue reading
Motorists traveling through Wanatah on U.S. 30 will experience delays for the next several weeks. INDOT crews will remove the old asphalt at the intersection of U.S. 421 and U.S. 30 a lane at a time and replace it all with concrete. The work is part of an intersection restoration project. Continue reading
Winamac’s parks are getting some new trees, thanks to some local organizations. Park Manager Dave DeLorenzo told the town’s park board last week that the Winamac Tree Committee was scheduled to plant eight trees Saturday. Continue reading
The Culver Stellar Communities Committee is working on several projects that are categorized as lighter, quicker and cheaper as required in this year’s application process.
The town is applying for the opportunity to have the distinction of being a Stellar Community and receive funding to complete a plan for community and economic development projects.
North Judson’s utility crew will be picking up brush this week. Residents are asked to place brush along the side of their alley if they have one, or next to the street if they don’t. Continue reading
John Street in Knox will be closed at the railroad crossing next week. Continue reading
Grant funds are available from the state for gas stations looking to add ethanol to their product offerings. Continue reading
Starke County Emergency Management Agency Director Jacob Lippner is still gathering information about what needs to be done to repair the county’s emergency radio communications system. Continue reading
Pulaski County Human Services is reviewing its accomplishments over the past year. Executive Director Jacki Frain presented an annual report to the county commissioners Monday. Continue reading
The Town of North Judson continues to beef up its police force. Continue reading
Those looking for a summer job still have a chance to work with the Winamac Park Department. The town’s been advertising for seasonal help, but Park Manager Dave DeLorenzo hasn’t gotten very many applications yet. Continue reading
The Culver Stellar Communities Committee is working hard to complete paperwork necessary to announce the Town of Culver’s intentions to seek this year’s Stellar Community designation.
The purpose of the Stellar Communities Designation Program is to recognize Indiana’s smaller communities that have identified comprehensive community and economic development projects and activities in addition to a plan and key partnerships. Culver was close to winning the designation of a Stellar Community last year, but the honor was awarded to Corydon.
The West Central School Board is finalizing plans to update the entrance to the middle school over the summer. Superintendent Don Street says they’re looking at ways to improve campus safety. The board is accepting quotes for the project.
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has increased the daily lake trout limit from two to three fish per day in Lake Michigan. Continue reading
A Hamlet woman who had been missing since Wednesday has been found safe, according to the Starke County Sheriff’s Office. Continue reading
Ancilla College wants to help students with Autism Spectrum Disorder get a college education. College officials announced the launch of the Autism Program at Ancilla College during a press conference Friday. Continue reading
The National Weather Service has extended the flood warning for the Kankakee River at Davis/Route 30 until Thursday of next week. Continue reading