Prosecutor, Students Partner to Share Important Message

Cyber SecurityStudents from Starke County’s three high schools have an important message for their peers about the long-term consequences of their online activity. Prosecutor Nick Bourff is trying to raise awareness of sexting, cyber-bullying and other types of high-tech harassment that may not only cause pain and embarrassment but may also carry criminal consequences.He recently enlisted the help of students from Knox, North Judson-San Pierre and Oregon-Davis to get the word out.

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Ancilla College Official Discusses Future Plans

Ancilla College NEWAncilla College officials recently announced plans to build a second residence hall on the Donaldson campus. Vice President of Admissions Eric Wignall says work on it will start as soon as the new student life center is finished.

“It’s going to be part coffee shop, part cafeteria, part kitchen facility, etc. The cool thing about the kitchen facility, the back of the kitchen, the back of the house, as they say, is a large kitchen prep area, and yes, we’re going to start offering culinary classes at some point.” Continue reading

New BraunAbiltiy Owners Discuss Company’s Future

braun_logoWinamac-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

Starke County Officials Pricing Ambulances


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