Knox Board of Works members considered bids for the 2018 sewer lining project when they met Wednesday morning. Continue reading
District 4 Resident Bill Gustafson was determined to be the new Knox City Council Member when a caucus was held at City Hall Tuesday evening.
Gustafson was in the running with two other candidates, Cyndi Mann Kidder and Linda Barker Schwarzlose. Continue reading
The construction of the memorial wall for the North Judson-Wayne Township Fire Department is complete. Continue reading
The Knox Board of Works members will open bids for 2018 sewer lining and a sewer extension at J.W. Hicks, Inc. when they meet today.
Members will also receive updates on the properties at 1 and 3 N. Main Street and 6 N. Pearl Street. Property owner Melvin Zeiters will also be present to give the board a progress report on some properties that he has been cited for recently. Continue reading
The Indiana State Police are currently conducting an investigation into the death of 36-year-old Tiffany Witham, of Knox.
The Starke County Sheriff’s Office and EMS were called to a local residence around 2 a.m. on Sunday, June 24th. Starke County Coroner Dannie Hoffer reported that he arrived at there around 2:30 a.m. and Witham was pronounced deceased at the scene. Continue reading
The caucus to find a replacement for the open District 4 Knox City Council seat will be held tonight at 6:30 p.m.
Starke County Democrat Chairman Kenny Wallace shared that the three individuals submitted a letter of interest before the deadline. Those candidates will be considered and whoever is selected will be sworn in immediately following the caucus. They will be able to attend their first meeting as a member tonight.
The regularly scheduled city council meeting will commence at 7 p.m. Continue reading
Representatives from the North Judson High School Memorial committee came before Town Council members last week, seeking permission to hold a “blast from the past” event next June. Continue reading
Additional information about Friday’s successful search and rescue for Spencer Allen and his son has been released by the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office. Continue reading
A fatal train and pedestrian collision that occurred on Saturday is currently under investigation by the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office.
According to a press release, at approximately 12:30 p.m. deputies were dispatched to the South Shore railroad tracks, located near the area of East Bell Avenue and North Cottage Grove Avenue in Hudson Lake. Continue reading
North Judson-San Pierre will be taking one of the final steps to secure the school’s $1.1 Million General Obligation Bond tomorrow. Superintendent Dr. Annette Zupin informed school board members met last week that the bond closing will be on Tuesday, June 26th. Continue reading
North Judson Town Superintendent Marshall Horstmann provided the town council members with a brief update about a few different projects that he and the utility crews have been taking care of around town.
Horstmann said that 10 new sets of barricades were recently made. He said they were painted, stenciled and reflective tape was applied. He added that he also put some tar on the stumps that were recently eliminated to prevent them from growing back. Continue reading
The temperatures are rising and that means more outdoor activities! This time of year can be lots of fun, but if you’re not careful, it can also potentially be dangerous. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to keep yourself and your family safe this summer.
Shortly after 12:30 a.m. EST on Saturday, Pulaski County Sheriff Jeff Richwine shared that both Spencer Allen and his 2-year-old son were found alive.
At the time of his post, they were being checked over by Pulaski County EMS. Sheriff Richwine expressed his gratitude to the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office for the use of their drone and thanked everyone who assisted in the search. Continue reading
When North Judson-San Pierre school board members met on Tuesday, they discussed an upcoming change that will impact how the school corporation keeps track of finances.
Superintendent Dr. Annette Zupin reminded the board members about a House Enrolled Act (HEA 1009) passed in 2017 that will go into effect on January 1, 2019. This will impact all schools, not just NJ-SP. According to Zupin HEA 1009 will eliminate a few different accounts including the capital projects, transportation, bus replacement and general funds. Those will all be replaced with two new funds; the Education fund and the Operations fund. Continue reading
North Judson Councilwoman Jane Ellen Felchuck took a moment during Monday night’s council meeting to express her gratitude toward a town employee for their assistance with a recent project.
When it came time to discuss additional business deemed necessary by the council, Felchuck thanked Town Billing Clerk Jennifer Vanek for helping with a census-related report that needed to be submitted. Continue reading
ISP Troopers are now better equipped to provide help when they’re dealing with people in need of nutrition assistance.
At the beginning of this month, the Million Meal Movement provided the Indiana State Police with more than 300 meal packets that contain enough nutrients to feed a family of four. Continue reading
Starting on Monday, June 25th, utility crews will be flushing hydrants in the town of Culver.
Clerk-Treasurer Karen Heim sent out a reminder notifying the public that during the process, you may notice that water from the faucet appears rusty in color but it is still safe to drink. However, to alleviate the issue, turn the faucet on and let it run until the water is clear. Continue reading
A Flash Flood Watch will remain in effect until 11 p.m. CDT/ midnight EDT tonight (Friday 6/22) for portions of Northern Indiana, including Marshall, Pulaski and Starke Counties.
NWS reports that scattered showers and thunderstorms capable of producing brief, localized very heavy rainfall will continue to be possible throughout the evening. Continue reading
Both Nichole and Adam Hardy face multiple charges after being linked to a theft at Zingo Express that was reported earlier this week.
On Monday, June 18th, Knox PD received a dispatch call from the Starke County Sheriff’s Office, requesting that an officer respond to the Zingo Express on Heaton Street in regards to an employee wanting to file a report about a stolen bank bag. Continue reading