Don’t Miss Your Chance to Participate in North Judson’s Outdoor Holiday Decorating Contest

Photo Source: NJ Town Photographer Peggy Bohac

So far, only a handful of people have signed up for the Light Up North Judson outdoor holiday decorating contest and time is running out to get involved!

Registration forms must be turned in at Town Hall, located at 310 Lane Street, no later than Friday, December 7th. There is no registration fee and forms can be submitted in the office or placed in the payment drop box.

A cash prize of $125 will be awarded to the two best-decorated homes located within the incorporated town limits. Continue reading

Maps for North Judson Town-Wide Yard Sale Now Available

North Judson Town Hall is Located at 310 Lane Street

The maps for Saturday’s town-wide yard sale in North Judson are printed and ready to be picked up.

Town Billing Clerk Jennifer Vanek said approximately 500 maps will be available. They can be picked up from Town Hall, as well as multiple local businesses including Family Express, Good-to-Go, Heartland Market Grocery Store and NAPA. Continue reading

NJ Town Council to Continue Discussion Over Potential Internet Upgrades

North Judson Town Council members will discuss a request submitted by Fourway Computer Products in a previous meeting when they meet tonight.

At a meeting in early June, members heard a proposal from the company about installing equipment on the town’s water tower for potential internet expansion and upgrades. Members will continue their discussion of that possibility this evening. Continue reading

North Judson Town Council to Hold Final Meeting of the Year Tonight

North Judson Town council members will convene tonight at 6 p.m. to tie up any loose ends during an end-of-year session. Clerk-Treasurer Andrew Rowe will fill council members in on the town’s current financial standings and alert them of any actions that must be taken before the year’s end.

One topic up for discussion will be board appointment suggestions. Though the representatives won’t be officially decided until after the first of the year, Council President Wendy Hoppe said they will be considered during this session. Continue reading

North Judson Town Superintendent Addresses New State Board of Accounts Requirement

Town Superintendent Marshall Horstmann touched on a few different topics during his report at the North Judson Town Council meeting Monday Night.

He alerted council members that leaf and brush pick-up has officially concluded for this year and will resume in the spring.

Additionally, in Superintendent Horstmann’s report, members were told that the State Board of Accounts is requiring that the town take measures to better secure the modem tower located in Town Hall. Continue reading

North Judson Town Council Meets Tonight

The North Judson Town Council will receive a presentation from Larry Wickert, Board President of the Starke County Economic Development Foundation, when they meet tonight.

The council members will revisit their discussion of town employee health insurance renewal.At their last meeting, their insurance broker John Howard presented them with a packet that they agreed to review and further discuss at tonight’s meeting.

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North Judson Town Council Meets Tonight

The North Judson Town Council is scheduled to hold the adoption of the 2018 budget this evening. During the last town council meeting, members held the public hearing and first reading over the proposed budget which contains an estimated total of approximately $983,500.

Council members will also revisit old business such as the proposed animal ordinance and receive updates from the Town Marshal and Town Superintendent as well as other present department heads.

The North Judson meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. tonight in North Judson Town Hall located at 310 Lane Street.

North Judson Police Department Seeks Fourth Full-Time Officer

The North Judson Police Department is accepting applications for a new officer now through October 11th. Town Marshall Kelly Fisher addressed the Town Council Monday night, saying the department is looking to complete their force with a fourth officer.

Currently the full-time force consists of Fisher and Officer Frank Thomas and Officer Rico Simpson. Fisher said she is very proud of the work being done by the full-time and part-time officers but an additional full-time position would allow everything to fall into place. Continue reading

North Judson School Photos Find New Home

North Judson Water TowerThe class composite and group photos of North Judson and North Judson-San Pierre High School graduates will soon have a new home. They were recently displaced from Grand Central Station in downtown North Judson after a church took over that space. North Judson-San Pierre Superintendent Lynn Johnson told the school board this week those photos will be on display at the new North Judson Town Hall when it opens later this year. Continue reading