Spring means storms, floods and other unpredictable weather are imminent. Starke County Emergency Management Agency Director Jacob Lippner is harnessing social media and technology to share information about preparedness with residents. Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board is now eligible to apply for grant funding from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. DNR officials notified the town of its eligibility last month, following the completion of a five-year parks and recreation plan. Continue reading
A doctor’s office will be able to move in at 701 West Talmer Avenue in North Judson, following action by the town council Monday. Clerk-Treasurer Alicia Collins says a zoning variance was approved, changing the designation from Single-Family Residential to Local Business. Continue reading
Housing out-of-county prisoners continues to pay off for Pulaski County. Continue reading
The electronic billing process Starke County EMS is using to submit claims to BlueCross BlueShield is going well so far. Continue reading
Indiana is gearing up for highway construction season as Work Zone Awareness Week wraps up. The goal is to raise awareness of both motorist and worker safety in work zones. Continue reading
Culver residents are welcome to tour the water plant on Saturday to see the new updates.
Town Manager Jonathan Leist said the open house begins at 10 a.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. Officials will keep the facility open until 1 p.m. ET.
A sure sign of spring is the annual opening of the Melody Drive-In Theater at Bass Lake. This is opening weekend, with movies on both screens tonight, tomorrow and Sunday. Continue reading
Flooding is possible in a couple of perennial low-lying areas. The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Kankakee River at Davis on U.S. 30 through Wednesday. Continue reading
Winter operations picked up for the Starke County Highway Department last month. Superintendent Rik Ritzler told the county commissioners they had five snow events in March. The most significant occurred on March 15th, with up to 11 inches of snow recorded in a few areas of the county. Continue reading
Residents of the North Judson-San Pierre School Corporation are invited to go through the buildings prior to a Tuesday evening school board work session to discuss future projects. Continue reading
Pulaski County Human Services is looking for a boost in county funding. Continue reading
The North Judson Town Council continues gathering information about how to pay for potential water and wastewater upgrades. Commonwealth Engineers is suggesting nearly $1.9 million in improvements to the town’s combined sewer overflow system and another $1.5 million for upgrades to the wastewater treatment plant. Water infrastructure upgrades are also planned. Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board is putting together some guidelines for its advisory council. A so-called “participation guideline document” will be presented for the board’s approval during tonight’s meeting. Continue reading
The Culver Park Department is the recipient of a $25,000 grant from the Marshall County Community Foundation.
The grant will be used to build an amphitheater just east of the Culver Beach Lodge.
The outdoor venue will be home for music, art and educational events at the Culver Beach with Lake Maxinkuckee providing a unique setting.
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and a local organization is working to raise awareness of the issue. Continue reading
The Internal Revenue Service is preparing to turn seriously delinquent accounts over to private-sector collection agencies. The agency notes these are unpaid individual tax obligations that are not currently being worked by IRS collection employees and often were assessed by the tax agency several years ago. Continue reading
The volunteer organization that’s responsible for promoting and maintaining the Erie Trail between North Judson and Bass Station has received approval to add more access points to the route. Continue reading
Pulaski County is looking for a new IT director. RB Walters resigned from the position at the end of March. Continue reading
The City of Knox will celebrate Independence Day a little early this year. The annual fireworks display will take place Saturday, July 1st at dusk in Wythogan Park. Continue reading