As Pulaski County continues to deal with the aftermath of last month’s grain elevator explosion in Francesville, several dozen volunteers took part in a coordinated effort Thursday to help the Reidelbach family harvest its fields. Continue reading
U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski’s challenger Lynn Coleman continues to complain about the lack of a televised debate during the campaign. Continue reading
Harvest is progressing in the local area, but any moisture in the forecast could slow production down for a few days.
Purdue Extension Agricultural Educator Phil Woolery says corn and soybeans are about 50-percent out of the ground at this point in October in the local area. So far this harvest season, there have been stretches of good weather and stretches of unfavorable weather.
Real estate taxes are due next month and the Starke County treasurer’s office is reminding residents of their options for payment.
The Culver Town Council is preparing to assemble grant applications that could provide upgrades to town park facilities.
Projects in the town park have been a major focus for Culver for some time. The community has relied on grants to help make some of the renovation work possible. Those discussions continued during Tuesday night’s town council meeting, where specifics of funding the work were discussed.
The planned addition of a recycling transfer station in the North Judson Industrial Park has some residents organizing a protest. Metro Recycling currently operates three facilities in Northwest Indiana and one in Illinois. Continue reading
The Hamlet Town Council has selected a former Knox police chief to take over the town’s police department. Council members voted Wednesday to offer the position of town marshal to Clint Norem. He served as police chief under former Knox Mayor Rick Chambers. Continue reading
Lynn Coleman’s campaign to unseat U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski has him venturing into some new territory. Continue reading
The Knox Board of Works has taken steps to further their blight elimination efforts.
During Wednesday morning’s meeting, public hearings were scheduled for two properties. A third property located on East Culver Road was removed from the agenda due to the property already being demolished.
The Town of Culver is preparing to make sure they’re in compliance with a section of the Civil Rights Act.
During Tuesday night’s Culver Town Council meeting, a draft Title VI plan was considered. That section of federal law outlines non-discrimination compliance. The federal government also links funding to matching provisions at the local level.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and the Indiana State Department of Health is encouraging Hoosier women to undergo early detection techniques.
A former Starke County elected representative and community servant has passed.
Last month, U.S. Representative Jackie Walorski visited the Starke County Justice Center’s Therapeutic Community program. On Tuesday, it was her Democratic Party challenger’s turn. Continue reading
The Knox City Council approved various schedules for 2017 during Tuesday’s meeting. Next year’s holiday schedule calls for two fewer days off for city employees. Clerk-Treasurer Jeff Houston said that while Election Day has traditionally been a holiday for the city, the fact that no elections are scheduled next year means employees will be required to work those two days. Continue reading
The Indiana State Department of Health is once again teaming up with other organizations to raise awareness of HIV. Continue reading
A tip from the public has led to the arrest of a LaPorte man on an outstanding warrant for drug charges.
Following a tragic accident near Francesville, Pulaski County is coming together to help one local family harvest their crops.
Tim Reidelbach was pronounced dead earlier this month as a result of a grain elevator explosion at the Tate and Lyle facility on September 26th. He was hospitalized for several days before succumbing to his injuries.
U.S. Attorney David Capp says his offices are providing resources for concerned citizens on Election Day.
The Eastern Pulaski School Corporation continues work to complete a few additional upgrades to their facilities.
Following a bond issuance last year as part of Elementary School upgrades, the corporation found itself with $300-thousand to $400-thousand in contingency that could be used for some of the work.
The end of the calendar year is bringing reminders to maximize health care insurance options.