Attorneys with cases in Starke Circuit Court can now file many documents electronically. Continue reading
Indiana posted its third-highest spring turkey harvest on record in 2017. Continue reading
Local communities can apply for state funding to make better gathering spaces. The state’s launching a third round of Place Based Investment Funds.
Firefighters responded to an apartment fire at 1515 S. Heaton Street in Knox Sunday evening.
Knox-Center Township Fire Chief Kenny Pfost said they were called to the scene at 5:05 p.m. and remained at the scene for 2.5 hours. The fire was contained to a single apartment, but an adjacent unit suffered water damage.
A mother and son were injured after their car was struck by a train Saturday night at the CSX railroad crossing at Range Road and 700 S. in La Porte County.
The accident occurred at 7:50 p.m. CT. According to an investigation by deputies from the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office, the 36-year-old driver from Kingsford Heights was traveling south on Range Road waiting for a westbound train to pass. Once the train passed, she drove her car around the gates unaware an eastbound train was approaching. The train struck the rear of the passenger car and it was pushed 150 feet from the crossing into a cornfield.
A man was injured after reportedly driving into a barricade in La Porte County Sunday morning.
Deputies from the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office say the man hit the barricade on County Road 950 W. north of County Road 300 N. where the road dead ends into Interstate 94. The male driver was found lying on the ground outside of his vehicle. He was unresponsive with serious head injuries.
La Porte County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for the suspect in a bicycle hit-and-run accident early Saturday morning.
Police received a call about the crash just before 7:30 a.m. CT saying that a person driving a “green truck” was seen leaving the scene after hitting Gregory L. Thompson, 56, of New Carlisle, traveling east on State Road 2 in La Porte County.
The North Judson Town Council this week approved the purchase of parts necessary to replace a sewer lift station damaged in a hit-and-run accident. Continue reading
Winamac officials are optimistic that the town will be able to get a $200,000 grant to rebuild its swimming pool. After months of preparations and lots of last-minute work, the park board turned in its grant application to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources by the June 1 deadline. Continue reading
Knox-area children age 18 and under will once again be able to get free meals this month as part of the USDA Summer Food Service Program.
The second round of the Safe Routes to School project in Culver is just getting started.
Sidewalks will be installed on the south side of Academy Street from School Street to Lake Shore and on College Avenue.
Phend and Brown was contracted to complete the work at a cost of $330,000. The Town of Culver secured grant money for this project.
Another free movie in the park event will be held tonight in North Judson. “Boss Baby” will be shown at 8:00 p.m. at Norwayne Field.
This summer’s curriculum for the Earthworks organization at The Center at Donaldson is based on the DNR’s “Project Wild” program. This curriculum provides a wide range of environmental activities for children.
According to Adam Thada, Ecological Relationships Director at The Center at Donaldson, trail cameras will be installed to study the lives of the wildlife on campus. Children participating in the program will learn about the animals seen on campus and their habitat.
Now that summer appears to be here to stay, NIPSCO officials remind customers to prepare for possible severe weather.
Get a storm preparedness kit together before inclement weather strikes. It should include essential medicines, nonperishable food, water, flashlights, a fully-charged cell phone, portable radio and extra batteries. Make prior arrangements for a backup power supply if someone in your family requires life support equipment. Continue reading
June is Men’s Health Month. State health officials say many conditions that disproportionately affect men can be avoided with healthy lifestyle choices and regular medical care. Continue reading
Indiana anglers can catch fish for free this weekend. State residents do not need a fishing license or a trout/salmon stamp to fish in the state’s public waters today or tomorrow as part of the DNR’s Free Fishing Weekend. Continue reading
Embattled North Judson Town Marshal John Ramos has resigned as part of a settlement agreement with the town. Clerk-Treasurer Alicia Collins says Ramos submitted his letter of resignation by the close of business on Wednesday, May 31st as was previously stipulated. Continue reading
Downtown Winamac may soon be getting new public restrooms. The construction of restrooms on the former Long Branch property near the Winamac Parkway has been selected as the town’s Love Your Community project.
The Hamlet Police Department will soon be looking for a new vehicle. Continue reading
A piece of equipment purchased last year by the Knox Wastewater Department has already paid for itself. Continue reading