Local Woman Wins Influential Woman Award

Rachel Oesterreich

One of the employees at the Starke County Highway Department was recently awarded the 2017 Most Influential Woman of Northwest Indiana.

Rachel Oesterreich was the winner in the Economic Development and Government category of the award. She is the office manager at the highway department.

Highway Superintendent Rik Ritzler told the commissioners Monday night that she is very deserving of the award.

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