IRS Offers Cash Payment Option at 7-Eleven Stores

irs-logoThe Internal Revenue Service is now offering taxpayers the option to pay in cash at 7-Eleven locations. The IRS says it’s partnering with ACI Worldwide’s OfficialPayments.com and the PayNearMe Company to provide the service. It lets people make payments without the need of a bank account or credit card at over 7,000 7-Eleven stores nationwide, including locations in South Bend, Mishawaka, and Griffith. Continue reading

Appraisals Taking Place for Monterey School Building

Monterey Elementary School
Monterey Elementary School

The former Monterey School Building is in the process of being appraised, ahead of a planned sale of the property. Culver Schools Interim Superintendent Chuck Kitchell told the school board Monday that one appraisal was completed a couple of weeks ago and another was scheduled for Tuesday of this week. Kitchell promised to share the results with school board members, once they are available. Continue reading

Ancilla College Planning for Second Annual Day of Giving

Ancilla College NEWAncilla College will be holding its second annual Day of Giving on Friday, April 29. College officials hope to get a total goal of 200 donors to take part in this year’s event by donating online, and they’re challenging each of those donors to give $24. Development and alumni relations manager Emily Hutsell says this level of donations can change the lives of students at Ancilla, where 90 percent of students receive some sort of financial assistance. Continue reading

Rep. Walorski Touts Accomplishments to Local Business Leaders

WalorskiChamberU.S. Representative Jackie Walorski visited Bass Lake Monday, to tout some of her accomplishments to members of the Starke and Pulaski County chambers of commerce. Walorski said that over the past few years, House Republicans have been making progress on their agenda, in spite of a president Walorski says has not been supportive of their positions. She says Republicans have been getting things done in Washington both through persistence and compromise with Democrats. Continue reading