Starke County will be getting 20 printers for its voting machines under a new state requirement.Continue reading
The La Porte City Police Department began a two-week traffic safety patrol effort on Friday, Dec. 20 that will continue through Jan. 6.Continue reading
The Starke County Commissioners passed an ordinance on second reading that outlines the rules, regulations and violations pertaining to environmental public nuisances.Continue reading
The Starke County Election Board members made a slight change to the proposed Vote Center Plan last week.Continue reading
The Starke County Council members considered an additional appropriation this week regarding the Sheriff’s Department Retirement Fund.Continue reading
A Knox man is facing several felony charges following an investigation by the Knox City Police Department.Continue reading
The renovation of the Culver Beach Lodge is primarily on schedule.Continue reading
La Crosse Town Councilman Bob Wheeler was recently honored with the Distinguished Hoosier Award.Continue reading
Alyssa Shepherd will be sentenced in a Fulton County Courtroom today.Continue reading
The Starke County Council members and Commissioners talked about immediate IT needs with a consultant Monday night.Continue reading
The Culver Town Council members considered several purchase requests from Police Chief Wayne Bean last week.Continue reading
A Winamac Community High School student was recently named by the Community Foundation of Pulaski County as 2020 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar.Continue reading
Four bids were opened by the Starke County Commissioners Monday night for the next INDOT Community Crossings Matching Grant project.Continue reading
Culver-Union Township Fire Chief Terry Wakefield presented several purchase requests to the town council members last week.Continue reading
A collapsed drain will undergo repairs after Culver Utility Superintendent Bob Porter found high water issues on a piece of property owned by the Town of Culver on State Road 10.Continue reading
The Starke County Council will consider several transfer and additional appropriation requests from different county departments when they meet tonight.Continue reading
A Knox man was arrested on several drug charges following a traffic stop in Knox on Friday, Dec. 13.Continue reading
A man wanted for several felonies fled from police in an incident in Knox on Thursday, Dec. 12.Continue reading
Four La Porte County residents were arrested early Saturday morning following a special “Operation Santa Sweep” by the La Porte County Sheriff’s Department Midnight Patrol Shift deputies.
Four separate investigations were conducted into suspects determined to be non-compliant on the Sex and Violent Offender Registry. As a result, warrants were issued for 74-year-old Arthur Newkirk, Sr. of Rolling Prairie, 42-year-old Matthew A. Wunder of La Porte, 35-year-old Robert D. Raymond of Michigan City and 50-year-old Harry Wilson of Michigan City, for the Level 6 Felony charge of failure to register as a sex offender.
Wunder and Newkirk have since bonded out of the La Porte County Jail, while Raymond and Wilson remain incarcerated with a $755 cash-only bond
Suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
The building principals at the West Central School Corporation presented the school improvement plans to the school board last week.Continue reading