Appointments Still Available for Historic Christmas Photos

Schricker Living Room TreeThere are a few appointment spaces available for photographs to be taken in the beautiful, historic home of former Indiana Governor Henry F. Schricker on South Main Street in Knox.
The home, built in 1915, will be celebrating its 100th anniversary next month with an open house. However, the living room has already been decorated for the Christmas season. It’s a perfect setting for a Christmas card picture, or a special keepsake photo.

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1950s-60s Benefit Planned for WKVI’s Tom Berg

WKVI morning show host Tom Berg
Tom Berg Mornings 5-10am

Put on your poodle skirts, slick back your hair and enjoy music and festivities from the 1950s and 60s for a good cause on Saturday, Oct. 24 at the Nancy J. Dembowski Community Center in downtown Knox. The WKVI staff is hosting a benefit to help our morning show host, Tom Berg, pay for medical expenses associated with his ongoing cancer treatment. Continue reading

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