Starke County Chamber Honors Fingerhut Bakery

fingerhut-bakeryA local institution for seven decades is the Starke County Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year. Fingerhut Bakery’s famous buttercream coffee cake recipe dates to Bohemia in the 1700s. It’s just one of the legendary products offered at the North Judson, Knox and Bass Lake stores. Owner Keith Fingerhut is a sixth-generation baker and works alongside his sons, Doug and Greg each night to ensure fresh, flaky pastries and breads for their loyal customers six days a week. Continue reading

Nancy J. Dembowski Accepts Henry F. Schricker Award

Starke County Chamber of Commerce Director Debbie Mix and 2016 Henry F. Schricker Award Winner Nancy Dembowski

A lifelong Knox resident who has made a career of community service is the recipient of the 2016 Starke County Chamber of Commerce Henry F. Schricker Award. The honor is named after the former governor and is given annually to someone who embodies his credo of “service before self.” Continue reading