One person is dead following a head-on collision on U.S. 421 between Wanatah and LaCrosse Thursday afternoon. Continue reading
Starke County’s coroner has received his state certification. Dannie Hoffer Jr. says he’s finished the required Medicolegal Death Investigators training and is now certified through the Indiana State Coroners Training Board. He was elected to the position in September of last year, following the resignation of Adam Gray. Continue reading
Sometimes it’s just fresh air, but other times, it’s a tourism campaign that draws visitors to the local area.
The Town of Culver is taking steps to make the process for shutting off resident’s water utility access more formal.
Registered Starke County voters who cannot get to the polls to vote in the May 3rd primary election can get their absentee ballot request in now. The Starke County Clerk’s Office will start mailing them on Friday, March 18. Requests for absentee ballot applications by mail are due in the clerk’s office by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 25th. Continue reading
Two weeks have passed since the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department began collecting bottled water to help those in need; and the donations have been significant.
A weekend of fun, activities, and chilly weather kicks-off this afternoon in Culver.
Some government offices will be closed Monday for Presidents’ Day. Pulaski County offices will be closed, along with the City of Knox and the Town of Culver. Continue reading
The demolition of Winamac’s Long Branch Hotel required a bit of a change in plans from the town. Pulaski County had planned to provide trucks to haul away debris, while the town agreed to take care of the actual demolition work. Continue reading
The Hamlet Town Board, Wednesday evening, focused on the Chicago, Fort Wayne & Eastern Railroad crossing on the north side of town. Vehicles have found the Starke Street crossing to be extremely rough for the past two years. The railroad is reported to have ignored requests to make repairs for those same two years. Continue reading
The Pulaski County Council is hoping to bring economic development efforts into the mix to help the Medaryville branch of the Pulaski County Public Library.
Officials with Kankakee Valley REMC are pleased with Tuesday’s Supreme Court stay of proposed coal industry regulations. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan sought to limit greenhouse gas emissions from power plants. Continue reading
Moving Starke County Forward is seeking volunteers from across the county to help with the fourth annual Get Moving Challenge. Continue reading
The Town of Culver is hoping to restart a project that Town officials think can improve the community’s quality of place.
Cities and towns throughout Indiana are urged to apply for Place Based Investment Funds. The grants from the state Office of Community and Rural Affairs and Indiana Office of Tourism Development support projects focused on furthering quality of place initiatives. Continue reading
Cross one candidate off the list in Starke County. Republican Tim Brettin has withdrawn from the treasurer’s race, according to staff in the clerk’s office. That leaves incumbent Democrat Kasey Clark unopposed in the November election. Continue reading
Pulaski County EMA may soon have a new home, if plans are able to move forward.
Knox Mayor Dennis Estok’s recent town hall meeting is the first of many. He told the city council last night the turnout exceeded his expectations. An estimated 65 people showed up for the informal gathering. Estok says he’s already gotten requests for more. No dates have been set yet. He says they will either take place every other month or quarterly. Continue reading
The Town of Winamac is moving ahead with efforts to implement a park board. The Town Council discussed the topic Monday with Town Attorney Justin Schramm. Continue reading
The Culver Town Council discussed the possibility of providing snow removal services for certain commercial areas of the town, Tuesday night.