Winamac-based BraunAbility will remain a cornerstone of Pulaski County’s economy for the next several decades. That reassurance comes from the CEO of the investment firm that recently purchased the company. Swedish-based Investor AB’s Patricia Division is looking to expand its long-term investments in North America. Braun Corporation President Nick Gutwein says they aren’t looking to make a quick profit at the community’s expense. Continue reading
A Starke County family whose 14-year-old daughter died in 2005 has been awarded a $31.3 million federal judgment against the state employees who accused the parents of being responsible for her death. Continue reading
A long-time banker and former Starke County Economic Development Foundation executive director has been given the foundation’s highest honor. Terry Kimmel was presented with the 2015 Robert E. Hamilton Award at Thursday’s Prospectus and Achievement Luncheon. Continue reading
Starke County EMS has been paying retail diesel fuel prices for the past several weeks due to a problem with the pump at the county highway garage. They haven’t been able to use it due to an issue with the system that keeps track of which fuel goes to which account for billing purposes. Continue reading
The North Judson Town Council got an update on tree removal at Pioneer Cemetery during its meeting Monday. Continue reading
It’s Fire Prevention Week, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency has some tips to protect you and your family from the dangers of a house fire. Continue reading
Culver Fall Fest activities get under way this evening and continue all day tomorrow. Continue reading
Starke County EMS spent nearly $2,000 last month to keep its fleet on the road. Director Keith Emigh told the commissioners Monday night most of that money went toward the truck at the Grovertown base. He says repairs at the county highway garage cost $1,764.10. Additionally an air conditioning problem on the rig based at Knox and a blower motor problem on the North Judson truck had to be fixed. Continue reading
Residents of Starke County’s smaller communities will see an expanded police presence thanks to the new sheriff’s reserve program. Continue reading
The positions were created two years ago with the help of grant funds to aid in the enhancement of school safety. Kyle Hinds, one of the resource officers accepted a position outside of the area.
North Judson Police Department K9 Gunner and his handler, Officer Scott Bieshuizen, completed a recent annual training course with high grades. Continue reading
Moving Starke County Forward’s continuing with its challenge for residents to walk at least 30 minutes a day for a month. Continue reading
The Culver Town Council is working with their Park Board on plans for the coming year.
Both bodies met during a joint work session meeting on Tuesday evening to cover land use, revenue, and a Master Plan for the Town Park. That plan is still in draft form, being described as early in the process.
Grants are available from the Indiana State Department of Agriculture to promote and market livestock in order to foster growth within the industry. Educational programs, livestock shows and exhibitions, conventions and similar events and projects are eligible to apply for funding. Grant dollars cover things like value-added feasibility studies, research projects, market development and other projects that encourage the development of business and industry related to livestock production, processing and distribution. Continue reading
Indiana drivers are being reminded to move over when an emergency vehicle’s stopped on a road with its lights flashing. The Indiana State Police and the Indiana Department of Transportation are teaming up for the “Move Over, Slow Down” safety blitz happening Monday through Friday of next week. Continue reading
A registered sex offender faces new charges in Starke County. James Sobieck of Knox was arrested after a two-day investigation by the Starke County Sheriff’s Office. Continue reading
The Starke County Commissioners are recommending the county council increase the emergency medical services director’s salary by $4,000. That would bump Keith Emigh’s annual pay to $45,000, pending council approval. Continue reading
During Monday night’s Pulaski County Commissioners meeting, Jeff Larrison – a representative of the company – provided the information. Pulaski County saw several of its bridges receive low quality ratings, meaning they are subject to annual inspection.
The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is asking for the public’s input on a proposed change to a major infrastructure project.