Open House Set for Wednesday at MAX 98.3 FM Studio

An open house to celebrate the relocation of the WYMR-FM MAX 98.3 studio is planned for Wednesday, May 10. The Plymouth Chamber of Commerce will help welcome guests with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. at the radio station’s new home at 215 N. Michigan St. in Plymouth.

Listeners are welcome to stop by for tours of the facility from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visitors will have a chance to meet the staff while several of the Kankakee Valley Broadcasting, Inc. board members will be in attendance to answer questions. The event will be broadcast live with live programming all day.

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Starke County Highway Department Steps Up Culvert Replacement

The Starke County Highway Department culvert crew replaced this pipe on 900 South between 600 and 700 West in San Pierre in March.

The Starke County Highway Department hopes to replace close to 60 culverts this year. That’s almost double the goal of 30 set by Superintendent Rik Ritzler for the year. He says the department has a good crew that is able to do the work quickly, and he’s looking to train more. Continue reading

Leave Wild Animals in the Wild


While it may be tempting to help a baby animal who appears abandoned, wildlife officials ask that you leave the animals alone.

Wildlife Information Specialist with the DNR Division of Fish and Wildlife Michelle Cain says many animals leave their young in search for food and come back to them later in the day. It is best to leave them in their habitat rather than care for them.

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