Salaries, Alternative School and iMacs on School Board Agenda

The North Judson-San Pierre School Board will discuss employee salaries when they meet tonight. The advance agenda for their 7 p.m. meeting includes consideration of the non-certified salary schedule for the upcoming academic year. Additionally they will discuss compensation for non-instructional salaried employees, administrative salaries and the superintendent’s contract. Continue reading

Eastern Pulaski School Board Accepts Memorial Contributions, Donations

Cord Colgrove

A popular Winamac Community High School athlete who was murdered earlier this year will be forever remembered at his alma mater. Cord Colgrove played soccer and baseball at Winamac Community High School. After his March murder in rural North Judson, Colgrove’s family asked that memorial contributions be directed to the Winamac Community High School Athletic Department. Continue reading

North Judson Hosts 41st Annual Mint Festival

Head to North Judson this weekend for a car show, carnival rides, a pedal tractor pull, waterball fights, live music and more. They’re all part of the 41st annual Mint Festival, which celebrates the town’s top crop. Food and vendor booths are set up on Lane Street and at Norwayne Field, and carnival rides are in the Catholic Church parking lot across from the public library on Keller Avenue. Continue reading

Judge Hall Swears in 13 New CASA Volunteers

Starke County has 13 new Court Appointed Special Advocates ready to shepherd abused and neglected children through the legal system. Starke Circuit Judge Kim Hall yesterday swore in the 13 newest graduates of the CASA volunteer training and applauded them for their willingness to step up and do something out of their comfort zone.

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Knox Pulls Recycling Drop-Off Bins

The recycling bins at the corner of Shield and Mound Streets in Knox were removed last week, according to Mayor Dennis Estok.

The City of Knox is no longer offering drop-off recycling. Mayor Dennis Estok told the city council last night the Starke County Environmental Council pulled the two bins located at the corner of Shield and Mound Streets at his request last Friday. Continue reading