U.S. 35 will be closed north of LaPorte for utility work starting Thursday. The Indiana Department of Transportation says the road will be closed for about three weeks between State Road 39 and the Indiana Toll Road.Continue reading
Multiple people were injured and several Knox residents lost power, following a pair of vehicle crashes Saturday evening. Starke County dispatchers say one person was taken to the hospital in a single-vehicle crash on State Road 8 that resulted in a power outage. NIPSCO reported that more than 200 customers were still without power hours later.Continue reading
A Knox man has been arrested, following a four-vehicle crash that reportedly killed a Kingsford Heights woman Friday. LaPorte County Sheriff’s deputies say they were called to the 1400 block of east U.S. 6 just before 2:00 p.m.Continue reading
A carbon monoxide leak at the Knox Post Office delayed the opening of the facility Friday morning.Continue reading
Support continues to grow for a centennial project for the Winamac Town Park’s Memorial Bridge. Residents are raising funds to install a decorative lighting feature in time for the hundredth anniversary of the bridge’s dedication on July 4, 2023.Continue reading
The Culver Community Schools Corporation has gotten a sizable rebate, thanks to its recent LED lighting project. An energy efficiency rebate check was presented during Monday’s school board meeting, according to Superintendent Karen Shuman. “NIPSCO, Lockheed, and Trane were here to present us a check for $43,403.35,” she says.Continue reading
Pulaski County is gearing up for potential solar farm development. Building Inspector Doug Hoover told the county commissioners Monday that he’s heard from multiple companies who want to put solar panels in Pulaski County.Continue reading
As the Oregon-Davis School Corporation considers potential facilities upgrades, some parents are thinking outside the box, to find ways to keep costs down. During a facilities tour Wednesday, Superintendent Dr. Don Harman noted that the baseball field could use a new press box, as well as some other improvements, while the bleachers at the track need a new foundation to help with drainage issues.Continue reading
North Judson officials are planning ahead to make sure they’ll be able to line Highway 10 with lighted decorations when the holiday season rolls around.Continue reading
A lack of heat caused a delay in construction at the new Starke County Solid Waste Building.Continue reading
The North Judson-San Pierre School Corporation is reaping the financial benefits of some energy-saving projects that were completed in 2017 and 2018.
Kirby Dipert from Lockheed Martin Energy, the company that administers NIPSCO’s energy efficiency programs, presented school officials with a check for $129,943.37 when they met Tuesday night. Continue reading
The new Railroad Township representative for the North Judson-San Pierre School Board, Sandy Kersting Rudd, will be sworn in when members meet tonight. Continue reading
Pulaski County officials had to resolve some confusion over the county’s NIPSCO billing. Coroner John Behny told the county commissioners last week that he recently got a call from a NIPSCO representative with an order to disconnect gas service to the former Winamac Masonic Lodge, now called the West Annex.