Questions Raised during Oregon-Davis HVAC Project Hearing

Oregon-Davis School Board

The Oregon-Davis School Board has decided to keep moving ahead with planned heating and cooling upgrades, despite some surprise at the potential cost. Board members had been under the impression that bringing the HVAC systems at the two schools up to date would cost a total of $6 million. But the list of projects presented Monday by guaranteed savings provider EMCOR totaled almost $13.2 million.

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Pulaski Commissioners to Consider Health Insurance, Copier Lease Options Today

Pulaski County Commissioners: Mike McClure, Jerry Locke, Kenny Becker

The Pulaski County Commissioners will consider health insurance and copier lease options this morning. The commissioners will be asked to approve a contract with Cardinal Copier Solutions. The company got a favorable recommendation from the county council last week, after it said it could save the county $30,000 a year.

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Starke County, Culver-Union Township Public Libraries Reopen to Public Today

Some local libraries reopen to the public today. The Starke County Public Library System says it will allow up to 25 patrons at a time in its Henry F. Schricker Branch in Knox. It will be open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Hamlet, Koontz Lake, and San Pierre branches will be open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with up to five people allowed at a time.

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State Releases Breakdown of COVID-19 Cases by Zip Code, More Marshall County Residents Test Positive

Marshall County is reporting another 12 cases of COVID-19. A total of 287 Marshall County residents have tested positive as of Saturday’s report from the Indiana State Department of Health. Starke County had three more cases, bringing the total up to 51, while Pulaski County remains at 52. No new deaths were reported in any of those three counties.

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South Bend Man Arrested following LaPorte County Traffic Stop

A South Bend man faces multiple charges after allegedly driving 100 miles per hour without a license with a loaded firearm in the vehicle. LaPorte County Police say they pulled over a vehicle driven by Ankoma H. Kirk, 20, near U.S. 20 and County Road 350 East, just before 10:00 p.m. Thursday. During the traffic stop, officers say they found a loaded firearm in the passenger compartment.

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