North Judson Hosts 41st Annual Mint Festival

Head to North Judson this weekend for a car show, carnival rides, a pedal tractor pull, waterball fights, live music and more. They’re all part of the 41st annual Mint Festival, which celebrates the town’s top crop. Food and vendor booths are set up on Lane Street and at Norwayne Field, and carnival rides are in the Catholic Church parking lot across from the public library on Keller Avenue. Continue reading

Christmas Celebrations Planned in North Judson, Knox

Santa Claus
Santa Claus

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in Starke County, with several holiday happenings scheduled this weekend. Festivities get underway tonight  in North Judson with the lighting of the town’s Christmas Tree at Norwayne Field. Santa will be on hand for the 6 p.m. community celebration. Children can visit with him at the top of the hill by the fireplace, and cookies and cocoa will also be served. Continue reading

North Judson Council Reviews Insurance Recommendations

Council Member Justin Davis, President Wendy J.Hoppe, Council Member Josh Brown, Council Member Jane Ellen Felchuk, Clerk-Treasurer Alicia Collins, Council Member Nathan Bradley, Town Superintendent Marshall Hortsmann, Town Attorney Rachel Arndt , Town Marshal Douglas Vessely, not pictured is Fire Chief Joe Leszek. Photo by North Judson Town Photographer Peggy Bohac
Council Member Justin Davis, President Wendy J.Hoppe, Council Member Josh Brown, Council Member Jane Ellen Felchuk, Clerk-Treasurer Alicia Collins, Council Member Nathan Bradley, Town Superintendent Marshall Hortsmann, Town Attorney Rachel Arndt , Town Marshal Douglas Vessely, not pictured is Fire Chief Joe Leszek. Photo by North Judson Town Photographer Peggy Bohac

The town of North Judson is already taking most of the risk control measures recommended by their insurance company. That list includes annual employee motor vehicle road reviews, performing a documented fire safety inspection at all county-owned buildings and documenting all sewer maintenance. The town council reviewed the list of recommendations when they met earlier this week. Continue reading