A Valparaiso man has been arrested after allegedly impersonating a police officer at the Kingsbury Fish & Wildlife Area in LaPorte County. Austin Shultz, 20, was arrested Thursday by Indiana Conservation Officers.
Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a complaint of a possible police impersonator at the Kingsbury Fish & Wildlife Area in LaPorte County. Continue reading
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is joining an effort to raise awareness of water safety in advance of National Safe Boating Week. The agency is supporting tomorrow’s “Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day.” It’s hosted by the National Safe Boating Council to raise awareness of different types of life jackets. Continue reading
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has increased the daily lake trout limit from two to three fish per day in Lake Michigan. Continue reading
Funding for the proposed new restroom and concession stand on the east side of Wythogan Park cleared a big hurdle during Tuesday’s Knox City Council meeting. Continue reading
Starke County residents have one more day to weigh in on their vision for the county’s park and recreation facilities.
The Mishawaka-based Troyer group has been hired to craft a five-year parks and recreation plan for Starke County. As part of that process, they’re trying to gauge usage of the county’s recreational areas.
Specifically they are looking at Bass Lake Beach and Campground, Koontz Lake, the Starke County Forest and the trail system as assets to the county. Continue reading
The consulting firm hired to craft a five-year parks and recreation plan for Starke County wants input from as many local residents as possible. The Mishawaka-based Troyer Group has come up with a survey to gauge usage of the county’s recreational areas. Continue reading
The consulting firm that’s working with the Starke County Park Board to develop a five-year master plan for parks and recreation is confident they can meet next month’s deadline to complete a draft document. Continue reading
The Starke County Park Board wants input from the public on a five-year parks and recreation plan. Continue reading
The Starke County Park Board hopes to have a five-year plan in place by mid-January. President Roger Chaffins told the county commissioners Monday they’ve enlisted the Troyer Group from Mishawaka to help with the process. Continue reading
A Knox man is jailed on drug charges following an investigation by the Starke County Major Crimes Unit. Continue reading
Authorities in LaPorte County are investigating after a man’s body was found Friday at the Kingsbury Fish & Wildlife Area. Sheriff’s deputies and conservation officers responded Friday morning around 10 a.m. to the area of Tracy Road west of First Line Road. Continue reading
Deer firearms season opens tomorrow in Indiana. Legislation passed last year legalizes certain rifles for deer hunting purposes, and has raised quite a few questions about what equipment is now legal. Continue reading
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is offering a free hunter education class this weekend in Starke County. It’s open to hunters of all ages and will take place Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 24 and 25, at the Kankakee Fish and Wildlife Headquarters, 4320 W. Toto Road in North Judson from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. CDT. Continue reading
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division says drowning deaths are on the decline.
Applications will be accepted until the end of August for reserved hunts in the state of Indiana.
Purdue Extension and the Department of Natural Resources are teaming up to educate landowners on forestry management techniques.
Celebrate like it’s 1916 with a trip to an Indiana State Park this weekend. In honor of their centennial celebration, the DNR is rolling back entrance fees to 10-cents per person on Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5. That’s how much gate admission cost in 1916. Continue reading
Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating the Tuesday afternoon drowning death of a fisherman in Lake Maxinkuckee. Continue reading
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is forming a partnership that looks to encourage more Hoosiers to enroll in boater education courses.