An iconic business attraction has been repaired. Richard’s of Toto has announced that its 30 foot tall “Muffler Man” sculpture of a Native American has seen one of the arms put back into place. A new coat of paint has also been applied.
Governor Mike Pence is taking steps to fight drug abuse in Indiana. He has created the Governor’s Task Force on Drug Enforcement, Treatment, and Prevention.
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 […]
MPI Products was recently recognized by Ford Motor Company for supplier quality, but employees at the factory have grown increasingly frustrated with union negotiations currently taking place.
Fulton and White Counties are among eight in Indiana in which a secretarial disaster declaration has been approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That means farmers can get low-interest emergency loans for crop damage and losses caused by rain and flooding since May 1.
Families of children with autism now have a closer option for getting therapy. Last month, Lighthouse Autism Center opened a new location in Plymouth, and on September 24, it will have an open house from 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Hoosier motorists will get a break from road construction over the Labor Day weekend. INDOT plans to suspend all possible road restrictions starting at 5 this evening and continuing through 8 a.m. Tuesday.
Labor Day weekend historically marks the end of the recreational boating season in Indiana. Officers with the DNR Law Enforcement Division want it to be a safe one.
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 […]
Classic car enthusiasts can showcase their wheels for a good cause during this weekend’s Marshall County Blueberry Festival. Schedule your professional mini photo session shoot at the Mobilgas station on Jefferson Street on Sunday or Monday.
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 […]
Monday is a holiday, and that means federal, state, and local government offices will be closed. That also means mail won’t be delivered.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
A new polling site was recently approved by the Starke County Commissioners in Hamlet, but work on the details may not be complete.
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 […]
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 […]
The Indiana Department of Homeland Security is conducting a survey to figure out how prepared citizens are for emergencies and disasters.
A John Glenn High School teacher is again getting national recognition. John Thomas has been honored by the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards after his student Holly Rowe’s work was recognized at the group’s 2015 event in New York.