The highway leading to the Jasper-Pulaski Fish & Wildlife area will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday for paving work. INDOT says State Road 143 will be closed between U.S. 421 and Pulaski County Road 1650 West for a chip and fog seal project.Continue reading
U.S. 421 will be closed south of Wanatah next week for railroad crossing repairs. INDOT says Norfolk Southern will be rebuilding its grade crossing between LaPorte County Roads 1350 South and 1400 South.Continue reading
Four people were hurt Monday afternoon in a crash at U.S. 421 and Pulaski County Road 200 South. A Hyundai Elantra was reportedly heading west on 200 South, when it pulled into the path of a Ford Econoline E350 that was heading south. The driver of the Hyundai, Samuel D. Jones, 29, of Mapleton, Illinois, reportedly told police that he didn’t realize the intersection wasn’t a four-way stop.Continue reading
Five people were hurt, including three inmates, in a four-vehicle crash on U.S. 421 in LaPorte County Wednesday. The Sheriff’s Office says it happened just before noon near County Road 870 South.Continue reading
The Town of LaCrosse is under a boil water advisory until at least Friday. To fix a water main break near the intersection of U.S. 421 and State Road 8, water had to be turned off to the entire town Tuesday evening, according to a Town of LaCrosse Facebook post.Continue reading
Complaints about speeding cars in the area of Pulaski County Roads 400 North and 1400 West have prompted the Sheriff’s Department to increase its presence there.Continue reading
A stretch of Pulaski County Road 400 North will soon get a lower speed limit. The county council voted four-to-two Monday to reduce the speed limit to 35 miles per hour between U.S. 421 and County Road 1400 West, and make 400 and 1400 a four-way stop. The speed limit change had been approved by the county commissioners last month.Continue reading
West Central School officials are voicing concerns with the safety of a nearby intersection. A recent accident at U.S. 421 and State Road 14 generated a lot of discussion during Thursday’s school board meeting, according to Superintendent Dan Zylstra.Continue reading
A 17-year-old South Bend girl is in stable condition, after a head-on crash in San Pierre Sunday morning. Starke County Sheriff Bill Dulin says it happened around 9:00 a.m. at U.S. 421 and Ann Street.Continue reading
A stretch of Pulaski County Road 400 North may soon get a lower speed limit and a number of warning signs. The county commissioners voted Monday to lower the speed limit to 35 miles per hour between U.S. 421 and County Road 1400 West. That now goes to the county council for final approval.Continue reading
The Pulaski County Council has begun the process of making two sites eligible for tax abatements. Council members approved preliminary resolutions Monday designating the JSI Steel property and a piece of land near the intersection of U.S. 421 and State Road 14 as economic revitalization areas.
The Pulaski County Highway Department hopes to get $20,000 from the Indiana Department of Transportation to repair a short section of County Road 300 North. The county commissioners approved a contract with INDOT Monday.
A motorcycle rider is dead, after a crash Tuesday night in rural LaPorte County. LaPorte County Police say it happened shortly before 9:00 p.m. at the intersection of U.S. 421 and County Road 800 South.
U.S. 421 between U.S. 30 and the south junction of State Road 10 in La Porte and Starke Counties will begin Wednesday.
Whether or not trucks should be allowed to use county roads to bypass a closed portion of U.S. 421 near Medaryville was debated by the Pulaski County Commissioners Monday. The concern was brought forward by trucking company owner Brad Craig.
Drivers can expect a portion of State Road 8 to remain closed at least through the summer. The Indiana Department of Transportation says significant repairs are needed to the stretch of State Road 8 between U.S. 421 and State Road 39, following damage from February’s floods.
A dentist with a practice in North Judson has been arrested, in connection with a February crash that left one person dead. According to the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office, Jeffrey J. Bilyak, 47, of Chesterton, surrendered himself at the LaPorte County Jail Wednesday. Officers say a warrant had been issued for his arrest, following an investigation into the February 15 crash.
Whether Pulaski Memorial Hospital will get almost $800,000 for its new MRI building from the county’s Cumulative Building Fund will be up for discussion during tonight’s county council meeting. Under the proposal, that money would be given to the hospital in 17 installments between now and 2027.
A temporary speed limit on Pulaski County Road 1550 West near Medaryville could become permanent. The County Highway Department has lowered the speed limit to 30 miles per hour between 150 North and 300 North, while nearby U.S. 421 is closed for a bridge replacement.