Information to Keep In Mind As You Prepare for Saturday’s Snow Fall

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Saturday in many Northern Indiana counties, including Marshall, Pulaski, and Starke.

In Pulaski County, the Advisory goes into effect at 5 a.m. EST on Saturday while in Starke and Marshall Counties, it is anticipated to go into effect at 8 a.m. EST. The Winter Weather Advisory in all three counties will remain in effect until midnight.

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Knox Mayor Dennis Estok Reminds Residents to Take Care of Animals in the Winter Months, Announces Tree Pick-Up Date

Mayor Dennis Estok addressed a couple of reminders during his report at this week’s Knox City Council meeting. Mayor Estok announced that pick-up for live Christmas trees will begin on Tuesday, January 2nd.

He stated, “Basically, you dispose of them the same way you do with brush, you know front of the curb, front of the house, where we would routinely pick up brush during the summer.” Mayor Estok specified that the trees should not be bagged and they must be bare.

Additionally, the mayor issued a reminder about winter pet safety at Wednesday night’s meeting. He wants Knox residents to be aware that the city has ordinance that allows officials to enforce the humane treatment of animals. Continue reading