A man living in a Plymouth motel was arrested last week after Knox Police believe he was attempting to kidnap a local student.
A head-on collision Monday morning in Pulaski County has resulted in death.
LaPorte Police are investigating an armed robbery. It occurred just before 10 p.m. Sunday at Mae’s Mart at 3204 Monroe Street. Continue reading
A pair of pheasant hunters were shot in Pulaski County over the weekend, according to officials with the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Continue reading
A recent Appellate Court decision regarding the construction of fences has not necessarily stopped criminal charges from being filed in the incident.
Winamac residents got their first look at plans to rebuild the town’s swimming pool during an informational meeting Monday. The existing pool has been closed since 2013 and is considered to be past its useful life. Continue reading
The Starke County Sheriff’s Office hopes the newest addition to the department will help to take a bite out of crime. K9 Zardos was purchased recently with funds donated by members of the community. Sheriff Bill Dulin says the dog is certified in narcotics detection and tracking and was purchased from Vohn Liche Kennels in Denver, Ind. Continue reading
The Knox Police Department’s fleet now includes a 2015 Dodge Charger. Police Chief Clint Norem told the board of works last week it will be assigned to one of the detectives but is pursuit capable if necessary. Continue reading
The Starke County Sheriff’s Office has announced the addition of a new chaplain. Continue reading
Starke County’s October unemployment rate is holding steady at 5 percent. That’s unchanged from September, when it hit its lowest point in eight years. It’s slightly higher than the state rate of 4.4 percent but equal to the national unemployment rate for October. Continue reading
Christmas is right around the corner, and that means visitors will once again be heading to the town of Pulaski to see its annual display of Christmas lights. Some favorites include a lighted barn scene, a fountain, a giant wreath, a nativity scene, bears throwing packages across the street, Santa in a helicopter and an airplane, skaters, and a paddleboat. Continue reading
A Gary man faces a felony charge after a LaPorte County Seriff’s Dputy reportedly clocked him driving twice the posted speed limit this morning west of Rolling Prairie. Continue reading
Winamac residents can learn more about efforts to construct a new swimming pool at the Pulaski County Family YMCA during a meeting this evening. Town Councilwoman Judy Heater is coordinating the 7 p.m. session at the Winamac Volunteer Fire Department on Main Street. Continue reading
Starke County Highway Superintendent Rik Ritzler can reinvest money taken in by his department into repairs to the county highway garage. Continue reading
Supporters of the Medaryville branch of the Pulaski County Public Library are lobbying the library board in hopes of keeping the branch open. It’s currently slated to close at the end of the year due to declining use and escalating costs. Several residents attended last Wednesday’s library board meeting. They say the library is not open at times that are conducive to use by families, and programs for youngsters are scheduled at times that conflict with church and school activities. Continue reading
You’ve heard about Black Friday and likely Small Business Saturday, but what about Giving Tuesday?
The recent snowfall was no match for the new City of Knox plow truck. Street Superintendent Jeff Borg told the board of works last week it handled well and was able to plow the streets without any mechanical problems. Continue reading
The Winter Wonderland event is taking place in Winamac Saturday. Continue reading