The Bass Lake Beach may be getting some more repairs in the near future. Efforts to stabilize the beach house patio have been started by local residents and the Starke County Park Board, working with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
The Winamac Park Board continues gathering ideas for new restrooms in the town park. Board member Jon Chapman visited Logansport this week, to take a look at restrooms the city has built in recent years.
The Winamac Park Board will hold its regular monthly meeting tonight. Other than Park Manager Dave DeLorenzo’s monthly report, no specific discussion or action items are listed on the advance agenda.
The Town of Winamac will soon get a visit from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources to see if the town’s swimming pool rebuilding project deserves grant funding. A site visit is scheduled for Thursday, July 13, according to Park Board Secretary Kim Burke.
Pulaski County’s efforts to create a system of bike routes are moving ahead. The project has been in the works for over a year, as part of the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs’ Hometown Collaboration Initiative. But progress was delayed, while the county waited for permission to run the bike routes on state highways.
The Starke County Park Board may have missed this year’s deadline to apply for a grant from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, but plans are already in the works for next year’s grant cycle.
The Pulaski County Fairgrounds will soon get updated restrooms. Organizers of the Pulaski County 4-H Fair and Northern Indiana Power from the Past told the Winamac Park Board last week they plan to work together to improve accessibility at the facilities. Continue reading
Indiana posted its third-highest spring turkey harvest on record in 2017. 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
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
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.
The Winamac Park Board is moving ahead with a grant application for the town’s swimming pool rebuilding project. The town’s applying for up to $200,000 in matching money from the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund through the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Before turning in the grant application, the park board held a public hearing Monday to give residents a chance to weigh in on the project. Continue reading
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 Starke County Park Board may have to wait another year before applying for grant funding from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board is ready to apply for grant funding for the town’s swimming pool rebuilding project, but it’s under some time constraints. Continue reading
The Winamac Park Board will consider how to proceed with a potential grant application during tonight’s meting. The swimming pool rebuilding effort or other park projects may soon be able to move forward, now that the town is eligible for grants from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Continue reading
If you’ve never been camping, this weekend will be a good time to give it a try, according to officials with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Indiana State Parks are taking part in the nationwide Let’s Camp America! Weekend this Friday through Sunday. Continue reading
Winamac Park Board members got several of their questions about the swimming pool rebuilding project answered Monday. They met with the town council for a joint work session. Continue reading