Park Board to Ask for Delay of Additional Forest Study

The Starke County Commissioners will be asked to delay the additional study of land in the Starke County Forest. Flooding on a neighboring property prompted the County’s Drainage Board to determine beaver activity was the culprit. The beaver dam blocking the culvert was subsequently removed, draining a marsh that has been in the location for […]

Monterey Days Festival Gets Underway Tonight

Head to Monterey for a weekend of fun during the 18th annual Monterey Days Festival. This year’s theme is “Your Window to the World.” Festivities get underway at 6 p.m. EDT with the Mister and Miss Monterey Days Pageant. Food and craft booths will also be open. After the pageant, Ruff Kutt entertainment will play […]

Knox Harvest Festival Pageant Entry Deadline Approaching

There’s still time for Starke County youngsters to enter the Harvest Festival Pageant. The competition will take place Saturday, Sept. 12th at 3 p.m. at the Nancy J. Dembowski Community Center in Knox. The Little Miss and Mister Pageant is open to boys and girls between the ages of 3 and 5, and girls between […]

Marjorie A. Scheffer

A memorial service for Marjorie A. Scheffer, 84, of Monterey, are will take place Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. EDT at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, with visitation there from 3 p.m. until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society in memory of Marjorie’s daughter, Terry Rogers.

Darl L. Field

Funeral services for Darl L. Field, 52, of Winamac, are Monday, Sept. 7 at 11 a.m. EDT at Winamac Church of the Nazarene, with visitation Sunday, Sept. 6 from 2 until 7 p.m. EDT at Frain Mortuary in Winamac and Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. Memorial contributions […]

Knox Plan Commission Recommends Industrial Park Zoning Change

The Knox City Planning Commission recommends the rezoning of 16 acres of land in the Knox Industrial Park from residential to light manufacturing to accommodate a proposed business expansion. Planning Commission President Jeff Berg says the existing Traffic Control Specialists, Inc. facility on 300 South/Klockner Drive is bursting at the seams. He says they want […]

Moving Starke County Forward Announces New Challenge

Moving Starke County Forward organizers are striving to improve health outcomes for local residents with a new healthy challenge. They cite statistics from 2011 that indicate 37 percent of adults ages 20 and over in Starke County reported no leisure-time physical activity. They say this plays a factor in Starke County ranking 90th of 92 […]

IU Health Announces Leadership Changes

Indiana University Health President and CEO Daniel F. Evans, Jr. is retiring. He is relinquishing his role as president but will continue to serve as CEO of the statewide health system until May 1, 2016. IU Health Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Dennis M. Murphy will be promoted to president of the organization, effective […]