The Hive Ladies Giving Circle will host their annual gathering in April this year! As a reminder, ‘The Hive’ is a local, ladies’ giving circle established through the Starke County Community Foundation. Each year, the members pay dues and that money is used to supply grants to help local charitable organizations fund projects and initiatives.Continue reading
North Judson-San Pierre Superintendent Dr. Annette Zupin shared some financial information with the school board when members met in January.Continue reading
The Constellation of Starke will once again be seeking Regional Stellar Community Status this year.
The Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) is accepting Letters of Intent until 4 p.m. ET on Friday, April 3rd.Continue reading
The Knox Board of Works was recently informed that some software upgrades will be needed prior to the end of the year.Continue reading
The Indiana State Department of Health is now accepting grant applications that will help give rural communities access to intranasal naloxone kits.Continue reading
The proposed Elementary School Project at North Judson-San Pierre was discussed with school board members when they gathered for their first meeting of 2020.Continue reading
In order to spruce up the downtown area and various spots around town, North Judson officials are looking into the possibility of getting some decorative planters.Continue reading
Knox Board of Works members continued their discussion about a distressed property on Pearl Street when members met last month.Continue reading
Plans are in the works to bring four more pickle ball courts into Wythogan Park in Knox.
When City Council members met Tuesday night, Mayor Dennis Estok discussed the sport with members, noting that there was a pretty consistent group of players when they installed the first courts last year.Continue reading
North Judson Town Council members were recently informed about a way they could obtain some additional funding and move some money around with during the ongoing Wastewater Treatment Plant and Combined Sewer Overflow project.Continue reading
A request related to the Public Employees Retirement Fund came before Knox City Council members when they met Tuesday night.Continue reading
The new robotics and tutoring programs at North Judson-San Pierre received a major financial boost thanks to the Verhagen family.
School officials shared that siblings Dr. Chris Verhagen, Kirt Verhagen, and Amy Mosher recently presented a donation of more than $5,000 to NJ-SP Schools to assist with those programs.Continue reading
Two individuals were taken into custody after Starke County Sheriff’s Department Deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the early morning hours of Wednesday, January 29th.Continue reading
Commonwealth Engineer Intern Sarah Prizio recently informed North Judson Town Council members about some additional funds that will be available for future use.
She noted that as Commonwealth reps were finishing up the Town’s asset management plan, it was discovered that they’re about $20,000 under budget for inspection services.Continue reading
The North Judson San-Pierre School Board approved the School Calendar for 2020-2021 when members met for their January meeting.Continue reading
Knox Water Superintendent Tim Lindewald recently informed Board of Works members about how much money the Department is saving thanks to some minor adjustments that were made at their building.Continue reading
The Knox City Council addressed an appointment to the Planning Commission when members met Tuesday night.Continue reading
Knox Residents still have a chance to get involved with the City’s Façade Improvement and Downtown Revitalization planning process but time is running out!
Knox Mayor Dennis Estok updated City Council members on the online survey that was created by Ball State’s Department of Urban Planning.Continue reading
Multiple individuals interested in providing more creative opportunities in the Constellation of Starke region recently met for an idea sharing workshop.Continue reading
The Knox City Police Department is currently accepting applications for a new full-time officer.Continue reading