The National Weather Service is predicting a slight risk for severe thunderstorms late Thursday afternoon that could carry over into the evening.
Starke County Emergency Management Agency Director Jay Nier shared that some primary threats of the predicted condition include locally heavy rainfall as well as a low threat potential for damaging winds and large hail.
The Oregon-Davis School Board is taking
steps to help students get the mental health services they need.
Board members approved a service agreement with the Bowen Center
Monday, according to Superintendent Dr. Don Harman.
Efforts to prevent erosion in the Bass
Lake Beach area have hit a funding snag. The Starke County Park Board
has obtained glacial stone, and the county commissioners agreed to
let the Highway Department install it.
The Culver Town Council members opened a public hearing Tuesday night to gather public comments on a proposed resolution that would grant tax abatement for The Paddocks, the second phase of a housing project following the completion of the Sand Hill Farms workforce housing development project on West Jefferson Street in Culver.
Uncertainty about the future of U.S. 30 is making it hard for Hamlet to attract businesses, according to Town Council President Dave Kesvormas. During last week’s meeting, he said that local officials have been told that INDOT wants to upgrade U.S. 30 to freeway standards, but now, they’re hearing proposals for a J-turn intersection at State Road 39.
The Starke County Park Board is
scheduled to meet tonight. Recently, board members have continued
discussing the Bass Lake Beach and Campground, including repairs and
upgrades at the Beach House patio and whether long-term rentals at
the campground fit the lease’s definition of “camping.”