The Starke County Government Mobile Food Delivery Program mobilized last week and officials are pleased to see that people who need help are getting assistance.Continue reading
In its daily update, the Indiana State Department of Health announced an additional 508 have been diagnosed with COVID-19, as determined through testing from the Indiana State Department of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and private laboratories.
The Starke County Commissioners signed an Executive Order this week that closes the Bass Lake Beach and Campground in conjunction with the county’s Public Health Disaster Emergency Declaration.Continue reading
All travelers entering the Town of Culver from out-of-state, from regional hot zones of COVID-19, and returning from Spring Break travel are asked to follow the Marshall County Health Department’s guidelines that include a 14-day voluntary self-quarantine through at least April 13.Continue reading
The Starke County Commissioners met in emergency session Monday afternoon to confirm orders sent down from Governor Eric Holcomb.Continue reading
With many local students heading to class on Monday after a few weeks off for Winter Break, drivers are being reminded to watch out for buses back on the roadways.Continue reading
Four La Porte County residents were arrested early Saturday morning following a special “Operation Santa Sweep” by the La Porte County Sheriff’s Department Midnight Patrol Shift deputies.
Four separate investigations were conducted into suspects determined to be non-compliant on the Sex and Violent Offender Registry. As a result, warrants were issued for 74-year-old Arthur Newkirk, Sr. of Rolling Prairie, 42-year-old Matthew A. Wunder of La Porte, 35-year-old Robert D. Raymond of Michigan City and 50-year-old Harry Wilson of Michigan City, for the Level 6 Felony charge of failure to register as a sex offender.
Wunder and Newkirk have since bonded out of the La Porte County Jail, while Raymond and Wilson remain incarcerated with a $755 cash-only bond
Suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
A man was shot to death at a home in Starke County Thursday afternoon, according to the Sheriff’s Office. Officers say that around 2:10 p.m., they got a report that a man was shot in the 2000 block of County Road 500 East.Continue reading
Downed power lines had U.S. 35 closed in Pulaski County Wednesday afternoon between county roads 700 North and 800 North. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office reported that the highway had reopened shortly before 3:00 p.m. ESTContinue reading
The Knox City Council will meet this evening, where members will consider an appointment for the Economic Development Commission.Continue reading
After the Pulaski County Council narrowly rejected a tax restructuring plan Monday, Council President Jay Sullivan hopes to get to work on a new proposal relatively soon. He told the rest of the Community Development Commission Tuesday that he doesn’t expect the council to wait an entire year before taking action.Continue reading
The North Judson Volunteer Fire Department has been assisting the community for 130 years and members of the public are invited to come celebrate that milestone with them today.Continue reading
Marshall County Central Dispatch reports that firefighters were called back out to the scene of a fire at 415 Lakeshore Drive in Culver early Thursday morning.Continue reading
North Judson-San Pierre Superintendent Dr. Annette Zupin provided board members with an update about some new programs that are being offered to students.Continue reading
A concern about tourists’ tubing expeditions’ impact on the Tippecanoe River’s ecology was heard by the Winamac Park Board last week. Resident Mark Copeland told board members that fishing isn’t what it was five or 10 years ago, and he blamed the trash brought by the increase in tourism.Continue reading
A single-vehicle rollover crash has claimed the life of a LaPorte resident. LaPorte County Police say it happened around 8:15 Saturday night on State Road 39 near the ramps to the Indiana Toll Road. Deputies believe a 2005 Ford SUV was heading north on State Road 39, when it left the east side of the roadway, rolled several times, became upright, and traveled back onto 39, before eventually coming to a stop.Continue reading
A structure fire east of Knox Thursday afternoon remains under investigation by the Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office. Washington Township Fire Chief Stuart Short says crews were called to the 700 block of East County Road 200 North around 2:40 p.m. and remained on the scene for about an hour.Continue reading
You can find live music, a classic movie and plenty of nostalgia at Wythogan Park in Knox this Saturday.
Knox Mayor Dennis Estok discussed the annual ‘American Graffiti Night’ event during this week’s city council meeting.Continue reading
An 84-year-old man reported missing from Winamac has been found safe in Carroll County. A Silver Alert had been issued for James Edmund Kuhn. Sheriff Jeff Richwine said Monday evening that Kuhn appeared to be okay but will be checked out by EMS.
The Winamac Town Park has been a busy place this summer. In addition to the Pulaski County Fair and Northern Indiana Power from the Past, Park Manager Dave DeLorenzo told the park board last Thursday that there have also been a number of smaller events and group visits.Continue reading