North Judson Council Considers Funding Options for Infrastructure Projects

The North Judson Town Council continues gathering information about how to pay for potential water and wastewater upgrades. Commonwealth Engineers is suggesting nearly $1.9 million in improvements to the town’s combined sewer overflow system and another $1.5 million for upgrades to the wastewater treatment plant. Water infrastructure upgrades are also planned. Continue reading

Earthworks Receives Grant for Animal Watching Equipment

Arrowhead Country Resource Conservation and Development members Howard Conner, Stan Moore and Joe Skelton present a check to Earthworks Coordinator of Earthcare Education Cheri Ringer. (Photo provided by Earthworks.)

Local children have the chance to learn about nature during Earthworks’ summer program. Earthworks is an environmental learning center run by the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ as part of The Center at Donaldson. Continue reading

Turkey Struck by Vehicle in LaPorte County, Gets Stuck in Windshield

Photo provided by LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office

A family driving through LaPorte County ended up with a wild turkey stuck in the windshield of their rental vehicle Tuesday morning. Deputies with the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office believe a black GMC Yukon was heading westbound on U.S. 20 near Wilhelm Road when it hit a large tom turkey that was flying across the road. Continue reading