The National Weather Service of Northwest Indiana has issued a hazardous weather outlook for the counties of Starke and Pulaski, noting that scattered thunderstorms are expected to continue into the early evening.Continue reading
Local fire department units were called to a house in the Bass Lake area Sunday morning after it was reportedly struck by lightning.Continue reading
Pulaski County’s new prosecutor is now officially at full-time status.
Kelly Gaumer was chosen during a Republican Party caucus last month, and she officially took office August 4.Continue reading
The City of Knox will soon be bidding out work for five of the homes that have been approved for the Owner-Occupied Rehabilitation Grant Program.
Mayor Dennis Estok informed the City Council Tuesday night that they’re seeking interested contractors.Continue reading
The Town of Winamac will be kicking off their annual sidewalk repair program soon.Continue reading
Hamlet property owners are planning some construction projects.
Two permits were approved by the zoning board Wednesday.Continue reading
Culver Town Manager Jonathan Leist updated the town council members last week on the latest activity concerning the donated property at 530 S. Ohio Street.Continue reading
The Oregon-Davis School Corporation’s summer Jump Start program was once again a success this year, according to Superintendent Dr. Don Harman.Continue reading
Members of the public have a chance to weigh in on teacher pay at Eastern Pulaski Schools.
A pre-formal bargaining hearing will be held Monday at 5:30 p.m. EDT in the Eastern Pulaski Conference/Meeting Center.Continue reading
A fatality is being reported following a response to a medical call Thursday evening.Continue reading
Pulaski County officials continue voicing their concerns with courthouse security. They shared some of the most pressing needs during Tuesday’s presentation on potential renovation options.Continue reading
A walking path honoring a fallen soldier may soon be coming to the Hamlet Town Park. The town’s American Legion post has officially begun raising funds for a Robert J. Tauteris Jr. Memorial Walking Path.Continue reading
For the third time this year, Pulaski Superior Court Judge Crystal Brucker Kocher is asking for permission to spend more money for pauper counsel. The county council has already agreed to let her spend $40,000 beyond what was initially budgeted. On Monday, she told council members she needs another $30,000.Continue reading
Oregon-Davis students should be a bit safer, thanks to some area businesses. Superintendent Dr. Don Harman says a couple recent donations got the school board’s official approval Monday.Continue reading
The Culver Town Council members were updated on the construction at the Culver Beach Lodge this week.Continue reading
Several police agencies in the state are increasing patrols to watch for school bus stop arm violations.Continue reading
The Winamac Town Council passed an amended ordinance related to meter deposits for electric and water utilities when members met Monday night.Continue reading
U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski (R-IN) announced the award of a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to Porter-Starke Services and the Starke Taskforce for Overdose Prevention (STOP) to help combat the opioid crisis in Starke County.Continue reading
Pulaski County officials continue to voice concerns with the county’s IT arrangements, but organizing a discussion is proving to be a challenge. Some county council members had wanted to discuss IT plans with the county commissioners and had apparently asked to have it included on Monday’s joint session agenda. But when it was sent out, the only item listed was the approval of the prior joint session minutes.Continue reading
Oregon-Davis school officials are being asked to keep in mind the lack of recent raises, as they get to work on this year’s teacher contracts. Under a new state law, school corporations and teachers associations are required to hold a public hearing before they start negotiations.Continue reading